Welcome

About the LGBTQA+ Resource Center

The LGBTQA+ Center is located on the third floor of the Nebraska Union at the southeast end of the hallway, in room 346. You will find a library; reception and seating area; a welcoming place to have conversations, study or hang out for a while; and the working spaces for the LGBTQA+ Center staff.

To find out about what the Center offers, you can explore our website or stop by the Center. Some of the information you are interested in can be found by following the links below.


For the Presentation Form click HERE.

Anybody can request a presentation or workshop (UNL faculty, staff, students, or individuals and organizations beyond the campus community). We will try to fill your request although there are times when we may have limited capacity. Presentations and workshops include LGBTQA+ 101, Being a Trans Ally, Creating Inclusive Spaces, Brave Space, and Social Justice Supporter.

We Offer

Misson Statement

Mission: The LGBTQA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-/Pan-sexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, Aromantic, Allies plus additional identities relevant to sexual orientation, gender identities & expression) Resource Center works collaboratively to provide education, resources, outreach, and advocacy to develop academic and personal success, community, and leadership opportunities.

Vision: To help build and sustain a socially just campus community that is welcoming and inclusive of all people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expression.

LGBTQA+ Center is part of Student Involvement’s outreach and commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students. The Assistant Director in Student Involvement for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Asexual/Aromantic and Ally/Advocate (LGBTQA+) Resource Center serves as the Director of the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, 346 Nebraska Union. In addition to the Director, the center is staffed by a graduate assistant and undergraduate student staff and volunteers.

More

LGBTQA+ Calendar

For information on dates and times when events are coming up.

History Month

LGBTQA+ History Month is observed annually in October to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Asexual community and those who support and advocate for us.

Ally Page

An Ally is an individual who is pro-LGBTQ and actively committed to diversity and inclusion, mutual respect and safety for all people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expression. Click here to see our Ally Map

Bias Report

This website provides a mechanism for any member of our community to report an incident of bias.

Suicide Prevention

Are you feeling stressed, anxious, hopeless, isolated, or on edge? Have you noticed a friend who is feeling this way? Universities can sometimes feel big and lonely, but the fact is that many people at UNL care about your wellbeing. You don’t have to deal with stress alone!

Consortium for LGBT Resource Professionals in Higher Education

UNL is an institutional member of the Consortium. The Consortium envisions higher education environments whereLGBTQ people, inclusive of all of our intersecting identities, are fully liberated.

Pride Index

The index is owned and operated by Campus Pride, the leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer, more LGBTQ-friendly learning environments at colleges and universities.

Contact Information

Director

Pat Tetreault, Ph.D.

She/Her/Hers

346 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-1752

ptetreault1@.unl.edu

Graduate
Assistant

JD McCown

They/Them/Theirs

(402) 472-1652

lgbtqa.ga@unl.edu

Peer Mentor Program Coordinator

Jake Piccini

He/Him/His

(402) 472-1652

lgbtqa.engagement@unl.edu

Library/Resources Coordinator

Will Jackson

He/Him/His

(402) 472-1652

lgbtqa.library@unl.edu

Programming Coordinator

Alex Foutch

He/Him/His

(402) 472-1652

lgbtqa.resources@unl.edu

Outreach Coordinator

Haimi Berhe

She/Her/Hers

(402) 472-1652

lgbtqa.outreach@unl.edu

Please keep in mind that our workers are students who do not work at the Resource Center every day, especially during the summer and intense academic times (such as dead week/finals week). If you do not receive a response within two work days, please contact lgbtqa@unl.edu

Hours

Our usual hours: Monday - Friday: 10a – 5p

UNL Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln not to discriminate based upon age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender-identity, sex, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, religion or political affiliation.

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