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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Allied Resource Office University of Illinois Springfield




Numerous events occur throughout the year that create awareness, provide education, and social opportunities. Some of these events include:

Coming out support/discussion groups, such as Explore Yourself in a Private Place, occur throughout the year. Additionally, every Thursday from 4-6PM, students gather in the lounge for an informal non-judgmental social called LGBTea.

Fall Semester 2014 Highlights:

  • Mentor Program: Cook OUT Kick Off, Thursday 8.28.14, 4-6PM, Student Life Plaza (outside near the Office/SLB)
  • LGBTea Weekly Socials, Every Thursday 4-6PM, LGBTQA Student Lounge/SLB22, Drop by anytime! Begins Thursday, 9.4.14.
  • Safe Zone Fundamentals Session: Friday, September 12, 2014, 12-3PM, PAC Rm. H – Register online
  • Safe Zone Fundamentals Session: Friday, September 19, 2014, 12-3PM, PAC Rm. G – Register online
  • Yoruba Richen (Director) – The New Black: Family, Faith, and the Fight for Equality (2013), Monday October 6, 6PM, Brookens Aud. (ECCE Speaker Series)
  • Closet Door on the Quad (Honoring National Coming Out Day), Thursday, October 9, 4-6PM. Pick up your free tshirt at SLB22!
  • Safe Zone: Bisexuality & Pansexuality Advanced Session: Wednesday, October 15, 12-2PM, PAC Rm. G – Register online
  • Safe Zone: Transgender Advanced Session: Tuesday, October 21, 12-2PM, PAC Rm. H – Register online
  • Safe Zone: Safe Dating & Relationships Advanced Session: Monday, October 27, 4-6PM, UHB 1031 – Register online
  • Safe Zone: Multiple Identities Advanced Session: Thursday, November 20, 12-2PM, Lincoln Residence Hall Great Room – Register online
  • Safe Zone: Religion Advanced Session: Wednesday, December 3, 4-6PM, PAC Rm. G – Register online

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Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407



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