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About The LGBT*QA Resource Center

The LGBT*QA Resource Center was established in Fall 2011. Since its first year, the Resource Center has made substantial progress in creating an inclusive environment for LGBT*QA individuals on campus. Now, in its 6th year, the Center provides campus-wise programming, Safe Space Training, a cozy LGBTQA+ Lounge for students to study, and spaces for engaging dialogue within the Western Illinois University community. In the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year, the Resource Center will have programs from the campus Drag Show, to Trans* Day of Remembrance, to Camp OUT for National Coming Out Day, and so many more. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to request a Safe Space Training, do not hesitate to contact the office!

WIU LGBT*QA Resource Center Mission

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer/questioning, asexual (LGBT*QA) resource center serves as connection for LGBT*QA individuals to resources, support, education, programming, and advocacy. The LGBT*QA Resource Center offers a welcoming and inclusive environment for all people of all sexualities and gender identities/expressions to support the holistic development of students.

Contact Information

LGBTQA LogoRobby Specht (He/His/Him)
Graduate Assistant

LGBT*QA Resource Center
University Union - First Floor
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone:(309) 298-4004
Email: lgbtqa@wiu.edu

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