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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.

2018 GLBT History Month

2018 GLBT History Month

The theme for 2018 GLBT History Month, “Strategic Activism: Fighting On All Fronts,” focuses on the various modals of activism, resistance, advocacy, and solidarity within intersectional social justice. Recognizing that social change occurs through a multi-pronged approach, this year’s theme highlights the various points that people can utilize to embody resistance. From education to organizing to direct action, art and resistance, this theme strives to honor the ways in which people challenge systems and fight injustice daily.

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FALL 2018

Oct
21
Sun
GLBTCA Study Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
GLBTCA Study Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)

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

Oct
22
Mon
GLBT Faculty and Staff Network Luncheon @ Witherspoon 356
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Part of the mission of the GLBT Center is to provide ongoing support for GLBT faculty and staff on campus. To fulfill that mission, the GLBT Center coordinates the GLBT Faculty and Staff Network in order to provide an opportunity for GLBT faculty and staff to connect and form community, to supply informal and formal feedback about campus climate, to support and mentor GLBT students, and to connect with prospective GLBT faculty and staff members. The Network meets once a month. Check our calendar for meeting details. If you would like to join the Network, please contact Preston Keith, Assistant Director of the GLBT Center, at pbkeith2@ncsu.edu.

To RSVP for the luncheon, please email Preston Keith at pbkeith2@ncsu.edu

Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions workshop @ Talley 4140
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The term ‘microaggressions’ is used to refer to the “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, the communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative slights and insults” towards members of marginalized communities (people of color, women, GLBT people, people with disabilities, etc.). This three-hour workshop is open to NC State undergraduates, graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni as well as interested members of the local community. The workshop will help participants learn how to identify microaggressions, understand their impact, and respond appropriately when they occur.

To register for this workshop, visit http://oied.ncsu.edu/glbt/glbt-advocates-program/.

Monday Movies and Mingling @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monday Movies and Mingling @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)

Stop by the GLBT Center on Mondays from 5-7 PM and hang out in the lounge. The weekly Monday Movies & Mingling is designed to be a multipurpose drop-in space for students who want to study, connect with friends, watch a movie, play games, or meet other GLBT and Ally students.

Bi/Pan @ NCSU @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bi/Pan @ NCSU @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)

Bi/Pan @ NCSU is an interest group serving the needs of students who identify along the bi/pan sexual or romantic spectra and their allies. Bi/Pan @ NCSU meets twice a month on Mondays at 7 p.m. and provides a safe space for bisexual, pansexual, flexible, queer, curious or questioning students to feel affirmed, address challenges and build community through networking and solidarity via topic-led discussions and sharing experiences among other students with similar identities.

Oct
23
Tue
Drop-In Counseling Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop-In Counseling Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)

A licensed Counselor from the NCSU Counseling Center will be at the GLBT Center every Tuesday afternoon for walk-in appointments, consultations, and scheduling of appointments.

UPCOMING EVENTS

VIP Program

VIP Program

Are you looking for a way to get involved, to learn more about the GLBT community, and to help support and educate others? Then the GLBT Center’s Volunteer, Internship and Practicum (VIP) Program is the perfect opportunity for you!

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Art, Activism and Resistance Workshop

Art, Activism and Resistance Workshop

Join the GLBT Center as we host a workshop facilitated by Gemnyii, featured artist for the exhibit “Artivism: Advocacy and Activism through Art” as she discusses how she uses her work to force audiences to critically think about blackness, representation and the body in a white supremacist capitalist patriarchial society.

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Film Screening and Discussion: Major!

Film Screening and Discussion: Major!

“MAJOR!” explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for 40 years.

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Drop-In Counseling

Drop-In Counseling

The Counseling Center will host its weekly Drop-In Counseling Hours on Tuesdays in the GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230). Stop by if you want to talk about anything (classes, family, identity, stress, etc.).

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Trans 101

Trans 101

Trans 101 is a two-hour workshop designed to introduce participants to the spectrum of transgender, gender-nonconforming, and gender-questioning identities and expressions.

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Queer Youth Leadership Summit

Queer Youth Leadership Summit

The second annual Queer Youth Leadership Summit, (QYLS or “quills” for short), will be hosted by the GLBT Center at NC State University on February 2, 2019. 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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GET INVOLVED

One of the main functions of the NC State GLBT Center is to help GLBT and Allied individuals connect and form community. The staff of the Center advises and supports student organizations, coordinates a network for faculty and staff, and keeps alumni engaged and aware of what’s happening on campus. For more information, please check our Get Involved page.

IN THE NEWS

Check out our latest articles and stories from the Diversity Digest.

GLBT Symposium Welcomes New Students

GLBT Symposium Welcomes New Students

The GLBT Center hosted its fifth annual GLBT Symposium on Saturday, August 18, 2018, welcoming over 175 participants. This half-day event is held during move-in weekend as a way for incoming GLBT students to connect with one another, build community, learn about services and resources offered by the GLBT Center and find ways to get involved on campus.

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GLBT Center to Host Social Justice Cohort

GLBT Center to Host Social Justice Cohort

The GLBT Center invites students, faculty and staff to join the Social Justice Cohort, a group of dedicated individuals interested in exploring concepts of race, gender, sexuality, ability, age, religion, social justice, privilege, power and oppression as they overlap, intersect and manifest within society and on college campuses.

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The INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus. NC State also received the HEED Award in 2017 and 2014.

The INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus. NC State also received the HEED Award in 2017 and 2014.