Below is a list of resources for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Alliance establishes a safe space on campus to facilitate understanding among all students, and provides an organization that is sympathetic to student concerns.
For questions or to get involved, please contact LGBTA via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contributes to and supports a welcoming and inclusive university community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer faculty and staff through education, networking and advocacy.
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual (LGBTTQQIA+) and ally-affirming organization that aims to provide services and support for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and to create a dynamic network between students and professionals in industry and academia.
Promotes a positive atmosphere at Buffalo Law for LGBT students and their allies.
OUTpatient is the medical student LGBTQ+ alliance at UB. They work to improve the relationship between the LGBTQ+ community and health care professionals, as well as creating a sense of community among LGBTQ+ Medical Students and Physicians.
Workshop participants convene monthly and work towards assessing key aspects of a Queer Studies program at UB.
For questions, please contact Dr. Christine Varnado via email at email@example.com.
Smile Pride educates SDM students, residents, faculty and staff on how to provide competent dental care to the LGBTQ community. The club runs outreach activities to increase dental health equity among the queer community, fosters an atmosphere of inclusion within SDM and the greater Buffalo community, and holds monthly meetings create a safe space for everyone to get to know each other through board games and socializing.
For questions or to get involved, please contact Smile Pride via email at UBSmilePride@gmail.com.
UBQ is GSA's only special interest club for queer graduate students run by queer graduate students. They hold monthly member meetings and different events throughout the academic year.
For questions or to get involved, please contact Michelle Williams via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UB has convened a team of faculty and staff to examine policies and practices that will support the full inclusion of our transgender community.
The interdisciplinary home for research and teaching on feminism, women, gender and sexuality. Originally formed in 1972, it is one of the first women’s studies programs in the United States.
A subfield in the UB English Department, Gender & Sexuality Studies combines feminist traditions, masculinity studies and queer theory to examine cultural practices, texts and social movements.
These podcasts focus on LGBT issues, and are part of a series produced by the UB School of Social Work.
UB faculty that can provide expert opinions and analysis on LGBTQ+ issues and topics in the news.
This UB Libraries collection covers the LGBT clubs and community at UB in the 70’s, during which the first LGB club was founded on campus, and into the 80’s, and 90’s.
Personal accounts of LGBTQIA trauma survivors and service providers from various fields talking about their work with survivors. All interviews highlight the role of strength and resilience in survivor's journeys toward growth and healing.
UB's caring, experienced team of psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals includes counselors focused on LGBTQ issues.
UB is committed to ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for all members of the UB community, including our LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and community members. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) can provide you with support, information and assistance.
UB is proud to offer gender-inclusive communities for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
Educates students through programs and events that increase their understanding of the multi-faceted aspects of diversity, including services and educational programming to support for the LGBTQ+ student community. IDC offers students various opportunities to engage in dialogue, celebrate differences and commonalities, and promote awareness about diversity and how it affects their beliefs, perceptions, and the global society.
This reception celebrates the achievements of graduating students who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community at UB.
UB recognizes that using a preferred/chosen name can be beneficial to the student, faculty and staff experience at the university. Below are two web resources to assist with updating your preferred name.
The LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association's Pride Scholarship was established to honor students who can demonstrate academic success, financial need, and a commitment to LGBTQ advocacy or education. The scholarship is awarded every spring semester and recipients are included in the annual Lavender Reception, a commencement and recognition ceremony that celebrates the achievements of graduating students who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community at UB.
This training is an opportunity to learn more about gender and sexual identities and issues facing and within the LGBTQ communities. It is for everyone to learn how to be better allies and increase awareness of resources on our campus and in Buffalo. The goal of this training is to inspire others to create safe and affirming environments for all members of our community. Each training session is limited to a maximum of 50 participants.
UB community members are entitled to use restroom facilities that are consistent with their gender identity. We know that for many people, the most welcoming option is a single-user space.
A collective network of peers documenting LGBTQ history in the Buffalo-Niagara Region
Dedicated to equality and fairness within Western New York and seeks to raise awareness, understanding and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community amongst all citizens.
Evergreen Health fosters healthy communities by providing medical, supportive and behavioral services to individuals and families in Western New York — especially those who are living with chronic illness or who are underserved by the healthcare system. They also specialize in LGBT health concerns, including: medical care, counseling, educational/social groups and more.
Offers a variety of opportunities & services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & questioning youth and their friends, ages 5-21.
The mission of the Pride Center is to work with the community to make Western New York a safe, healthy, and satisfying place for LGBTQ people to live, work and establish their families.