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LGBTQIA: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer/Questioning Intersex Association

Mondays at 7 PM

LGBT RC Family Room

Email: lgbtqia@gmail.com

Website: LGBTQIA Facebook page
LGBTQIA is committed to providing safe spaces for the community and work toward this goal in many ways: holding regular meetings to provide a space to talk and socialize; putting on social dances open to all, allowing people to have a good time without fear; holding rallies to show our pride; promoting education, both within the LGBTIQ community and to the larger San Diego community. Find us on Facebook!

Men's Group

Wednesdays, 7pm-8pm

Heritage Room, LGBT Resource Center

Contact: Cyrus Montes De Oca at lcmontes@ucsd.edu

Men's Group is a space for male-bodied and/ or male-identified members of the UCSD community to discuss what it means to be bisexual, gay, transgender, queer, straight, or questioning within the context of UCSD and beyond. The setting is personal and confidentiality is a prime objective. Thus, a safe discussion space is created for discussing these issues with trained and friendly facilitators. For more information, please e-mail Cyrus Montes De Oca at lcmontes@ucsd.edu

QTPOC: Queer and Trans People of Color

Thursdays, 7pm-9pm

LGBT RC Family Room

Contact: ucsdqpoc@gmail.com

Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) was established in 2000 by a group of Queer students of Color FED UP with racism in the queer community. Because of this, at the core of QTPOC is our commitment to struggle and our commitment to activism. We recognize the intersection of our identities, as well as the related intersection of various social justice movements. We create a SPACE: social, political, academic, and cultural environment - to enhance our members entire self-being!

The UCSD LGBT Staff and Faculty Association

First Tuesday of Every Other Month, 12pm-1pm

LGBT RC Conference Room

Contact: Anna Levitt at alevitt@ucsd.edu

Website: UCSD LGBT Staff and Faculty Association page

The UCSD LGBT Staff and Faculty Association is the official faculty and staff association for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender folks at UCSD. We provide the opportunity for faculty and staff to meet new people at the University and make connections that will last your entire career. All of our events are open to faculty, & staff regardless of one's sexual orientation and gender identity. To join the electronic mail list for the UCSD LGBT Staff and Faculty Association, go here. To join the Yahoo group, go here.

Women's Group

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm at Porters Pub

Contact: womensgroup.ucsd@gmail.com

Women's Group is a space for female-bodied and/or female-identified members of the UCSD community to discuss general, specific, or personal issues in an informal and comfortable atmosphere. We meet in a respected space, so all information and identities are kept confidential. If you identify as lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, straight or are questioning your sexual orientation, stop by Women's Group to meet other like minded women and gain support from your peers.

A.S. Alliance

Email: alliance@ucsd.edu
Mondays from 6-7pm at LGBT Resource Center
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ucsdalliance

The mission of the Alliance Program is to train Allies to be supporters and advocates of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Trained Alliance members will provide a welcoming environment for LGBT students, faculty and staff. Alliance members welcome individuals to be open and honest about their sexual orientation and/or gender identity without fear of repercussions and endeavor to make UCSD free of sexual bias, heterosexism and homophobia. The goal of the Alliance Program is to build a visible network of advocacy at UCSD.

Community Specific Group Dialogues

Coming Out Group

Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30pm

Small Conference Room, Women's Center

Contact: Cat Thompson at cathompson@ucsd.edu or Greg Koch at gkoch@ucsd.edu

The Coming Out group is a place to meet and gain support while discussing your sexual and/or gender identities in a confidential setting. This group is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight, or questioning folks who are coming out, considering coming out or may already be out. Topics are determined by group participants and can include stress, fear, anxiety, loneliness, excitement and celebration with regard to coming out. For more info, please contact Cat Thompson at cathompson@ucsd.edu or Greg Koch at gkoch@ucsd.edu

The Coming Out Group is open for the first 3 weeks of each quarter and closes after for safety.  Please contact Cat or Greg for more information..

Fluid Attraction Group

Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm

LGBT Resource Center

Contact:  ucsdfluidgroup@gmail.com

This group is an open dialogue and supportive space for those who identify with bisexual, biromantic, fluid, pansexual, panromantic, queer and questioning experiences. We welcome you to attend, listen, participate, and connect with others as we explore fluid sexualities and/or fluid romantic attractions. This is a community space where confidentiality will be respected.

Trans* Collective

Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm

LGBT Resource Center

Contact: rainbow@ucsd.edu

Trans* Collective is a committed and organized support and discussion group designed for trans folks, including individuals who are questioning and/or identify outside their assigned gender.  There will be weekly group meetings on trans and gender related issues, group activities and group outings!  It's a good opportunity to meet new faces and share each other's experiences. This is a closed space.