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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.

Ready to Register for GLBT Symposium?

The GLBT Symposium is a half-day welcome and community-building experience that provides incoming students with information about the GLBT Center, annual events and ways to get involved. Students will learn about GLBT student organizations on campus, opportunities to volunteer through the GLBT Center and GLBT resources in the local community. Incoming students will get a chance to connect with each other and hear from returning students about what it’s like to be GLBT at NC State. Make new friends, enjoy free food and have some fun!

GLBT Symposium will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. in the Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom, Talley Student Union. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

2017/2018 HIGHLIGHTS

GLBT Center Hosts Inaugural Queer Youth Leadership Summit

GLBT Center Hosts Inaugural Queer Youth Leadership Summit

On Saturday, February 17, 2018 the GLBT Center hosted thirty-five high school students from across the Triangle area for its inaugural Queer Youth Leadership Summit (QYLS). QYLS provided leadership development, social justice advocacy training, coalition-building and capacity-increasing opportunities for GLBT high school students.

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Week of Action: Finding Your Center, Expanding Your Circle

Week of Action: Finding Your Center, Expanding Your Circle

The GLBT Center will host its third annual Week of Action from Monday, April 2 to Friday, April 6, 2018 with the theme “Finding Your Center, Expanding Your Circle.” The goal of this week is to help students, faculty and staff find a social justice issue they are passionate about, explore ways to address the challenges of that issue and then discover ways that issue intersects with other social justice issues.

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GLBT Center 10-Year Anniversary Brings Community Together

GLBT Center 10-Year Anniversary Brings Community Together

After a rescheduling due to January snow, the GLBT Center celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Talley Student Union Ballroom. Over 150 students, alumni, staff, faculty and administrators came to celebrate this historic achievement.

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Alternative Service Breaks Focus on Social and Economic Inequities

Alternative Service Breaks Focus on Social and Economic Inequities

NC State’s Campus Community Centers continued their partnership with the Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service (CSLEPS) on several Alternative Service Break (ASB) trips earlier this month. These high-impact travel experiences help students develop and enhance a value for public service, civic engagement and service-learning as well as engage in dialogue that explores and advocates for social justice issues locally and globally.

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GLBT Center Hosts Fourth Annual Potluck

GLBT Center Hosts Fourth Annual Potluck

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the GLBT Center and the GLBT Faculty and Staff Network hosted its fourth annual Holiday Potluck. This annual event serves as opportunity for GLBT students to gather in a place of community, solidarity and care. Nearly 100 students and over 15 faculty and staff were in attendance.

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SUMMER 2018

Jul
18
Wed
PFLAG Triangle Raleigh Support Group Mtg. @ CUCC
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the original ally organization. Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.

If you are a parent or friend struggling to understand and accept a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer loved one, we can help. If you are an LGBTQ individual seeking an affirming community within which to explore and grow, PFLAG Triangle is here to support you. If you are a friend or ally seeking to advocate on behalf of equal rights, we welcome you.

PFLAG Triangle meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Community United Church of Christ located at 814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh NC 27607.

Aug
15
Wed
PFLAG Triangle Raleigh Support Group Mtg. @ CUCC
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the original ally organization. Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.

If you are a parent or friend struggling to understand and accept a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer loved one, we can help. If you are an LGBTQ individual seeking an affirming community within which to explore and grow, PFLAG Triangle is here to support you. If you are a friend or ally seeking to advocate on behalf of equal rights, we welcome you.

PFLAG Triangle meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Community United Church of Christ located at 814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh NC 27607.

Aug
18
Sat
GLBT Symposium @ Talley Piedmont Mountains Ballroom
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The GLBT Symposium is a half-day welcome and community-building experience designed to provide incoming students with information about the GLBT Center, annual events, and ways to get involved. Students will learn about GLBT student organizations on campus, opportunities to volunteer through the GLBT Center, and the GLBT resources in the local community. Incoming students will get a chance to connect with each other and hear from returning students about what it’s like to be GLBT at NC State. This annual event is a great way for students to make new friends, enjoy free food, and have some fun.

The 2018 GLBT Symposium will be held on Saturday, August 18 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM in the Piedmont Mountains Ballroom of the Talley Student Union. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

Aug
21
Tue
Campus Connections
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Did you miss the GLBT Center at Orientation? Come connect with us at our table in Talley Student Union! Then join us in our Lounge (Suite 5230) for our Open House!

GLBT Center Open House @ Talley 5230
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the GLBT Center (Talley 5230), Women’s Center (Talley 5210), and Multicultural Student Affairs (Talley 4261) from 1-3 PM as we welcome new and returning students to our annual fall Open House. Meet the staff, make new friends, and enjoy free food. Also make sure to stop by the African American Cultural Center (Witherspoon 355) from 2-4 PM for their Open House.

Aug
22
Wed
AcePack @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

AcePack is an interest group serving the needs of students who are questioning, who identify as members of the asexual and/or aromantic communities and their allies at NC State.

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 >