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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.

Transgender Awareness Week 2018

Transgender Awareness Week 2018

The GLBT Center is observing Transgender Awareness Week from Tuesday, November 13th to Monday, November 19th. The impetus for this week of events is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a global, annual observance for transgender individuals who were murdered over the past year.

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FALL 2018

Nov
13
Tue
Transgender Awareness Week 2018
Nov 13 – Nov 20 all-day
Nov
18
Sun
oSTEM Meeting
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

oSTEM is a professional organization for GLBT students majoring in STEM fields. The oSTEM student organization is the NC State chapter of the national professional organization (https://www.ostem.org/). oSTEM meets once a month to discuss issues of importance for GLBT students preparing to enter STEM fields. Past meeting topics have included panel discussions featuring “out” professionals, workshops on developing resumes, mock interviews, etc. oSTEM is a great way for students to learn the skills they need to succeed, whether they are looking for summer internships, co-ops, or full-time jobs after graduation.

TAW: Paint Free Expression Tunnel for TDoR
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the GLBT Center as we paint the Free Expression Tunnel in preparation for Transgender Day of Remembrance.

GLBTCA Study Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Nov 18 @ 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.

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TAW: Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil and Program @ Talley 3285
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Every year communities across the globe hold vigils in remembrance of transgender individuals murdered during the past year. This year, the GLBT Center will host a candlelight vigil as participants read the names and stories of those taken from us, along with a greater reflection on the intersecting violence of transphobia, racism, classism, xenophobia, ableism, and other forms of oppression.

Bi/Pan @ NCSU @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Nov 19 @ 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Politics of Transgender Healthcare

Politics of Transgender Healthcare

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexualand Transgender CenterGay, Lesbian, Bisexualand Transgender Center What are the politics of healthcare for transgender patients? Explore the World Professional Association of Transgender Healthcare (WPATH), the challenging boundaries...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 and NC State News.

Placing Community at the Center

Placing Community at the Center

NC State’s campus community centers prepare students to live, work and thrive in our diverse world. They provide support for underrepresented groups to succeed on campus and finish their degrees here.

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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.