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WELCOME TO THE GLBT CENTER

The GLBT Center is one of four campus community centers (along with the Women’s Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the African American Cultural Center) housed under the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED).

The GLBT Center serves students of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, and strives to increase the NC State campus community’s understanding of diversity by working collaboratively to raise awareness, promote respect, and create a culture of equity, inclusion and social justice.

WELCOME TO THE GLBT CENTER

The GLBT Center is one of four campus community centers (along with the Women’s Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the African American Cultural Center) housed under the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED).

The GLBT Center serves students of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, queer, transgender, genderqueer, gender fluid, gender non-conforming, non-binary, agender, intersex and questioning students and their allies. It strives to increase the NC State campus community’s understanding of diversity by working collaboratively to raise awareness, promote respect, and create a culture of equity, inclusion and social justice.

NEW DATE: GLBT Center 10-Year Anniversary Celebration

NEW DATE: GLBT Center 10-Year Anniversary Celebration

The GLBT Center will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a look at the Center’s past, present, and future on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom, Talley Student Union. Join us for a celebration and an archive exhibit of materials from the GLBT community throughout the years.

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FALL 2017

Jan
24
Wed
Designing Social Justice Initiatives within Your College (GLBT Advocate Program: Lunch & Learn Series) @ Talley Student Union 3222
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Faculty and staff across campus look for ways to engage students in conversations around equity, advocacy, and liberation. Creating space for these dialogues looks differently across academic disciplines, university departments, and colleges. Learn how two faculty members have designed a cohort-model within their college to engage students in intersectional social justice and leadership education.

T-Files Meeting @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

T-Files is the GLBT Center’s transgender, genderqueer, agender, gender non-conforming, gender questioning peer support group. Meetings are “closed” meaning they are open only members of the NC State community and surrounding area who identify under the trans umbrella or are questioning their gender.

Jan
25
Thu
How Broken English Made Me Whole: The Politics of Race and Language @ Park Shops 210
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the OIED Campus Community Centers for the 2018 Social Justice January Lecture by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, activist, author and educator. Her lecture, “How Broken English Made Me Whole: The Politics of Race and Language,” is designed to address white privilege within and beyond the classroom.

GLBTCA Study Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Need a quiet place to study? Drop by the GLBT Center Lounge for GLBTCA Study Hours.

Jan
26
Fri
Community Culture Circles: From Critical Analysis to Social Action @ Witherspoon 356
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Student leaders are invited to join the OIED Campus Community Centers for the 2018 Social Justice January Student Activism Workshop. This year’s workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, activist, author and educator. The workshop, “Community Culture Circles: From Critical Analysis to Social Action,” models powerful strategies for moving to collective social action and toward the goal of individual and collective accountability.

Jan
28
Sun
GLBTCA Study Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Need a quiet place to study? Drop by the GLBT Center Lounge for GLBTCA Study Hours.

NEWS AND EVENTS

From Theory to Praxis: Discussions on Intersectional Feminist Theory

From Theory to Praxis: Discussions on Intersectional Feminist Theory

The GLBT Center and the Women’s Center will co-host discussions on intersectional feminist theory that will focus on how these theories show up in our everyday lives and inform our work as social justice advocates. Featured works include Gender Trouble by Judith Butler and Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa.

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Social Justice January

Social Justice January

Join the OIED Campus Community Centers for the 2018 Social Justice January lecture and student activism workshop. Both events will be facilitated by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, activist and educator, who will discuss strategies for resistance and ways to speak truth to power.

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Advocate Program: Spring 2018 Lunch & Learn Series

Advocate Program: Spring 2018 Lunch & Learn Series

Engage in facilitated discussions led by faculty members who are conducting research, providing services or engaging in advocacy work geared towards the experiences of marginalized communities. The GLBT Advocate Program: Lunch & Learn Series provides GLBT Advocates concrete skills and strategies that they may use to create a culture of support and advocacy for the GLBT community.

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Queer Youth Leadership Summit

Queer Youth Leadership Summit

The first annual Queer Youth Leadership Summit, (QYLS or “quills” for short), will be hosted by the GLBT Center at NC State University on February 17, 2018. This one-day event will give you the tools necessary to strengthen your impact on your high school community and create a more socially-just world.

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NC State is one of 80 universities to receive a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The HEED award recognizes universities whose diversity and inclusion efforts show a broad understanding of diversity, including gender, race, ethnicity, military service, disabilities, membership in the LGBT community and more.

NC State is one of 80 universities to receive a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Read more >