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LGBTQIA2S+ People Resources

Regional and national resources for members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community.

On-Campus Resources

  • Phoenix Cares: offers a place to self-report, report students of concern, general concerns and bias/hate incidents.
  • Banned Books List (Pride Center): check out our list of banned books.
  • UWGB Pride Center Library: The UW-Green Bay Pride Center has their own library within their center! To see the books that the library has to offer, check out our StoryGraph using the link above. If you are a current UW-Green Bay student, faculty or staff member and would like to check out one of these books, please stop by the Pride Center.
  • Lavender Graduation: a graduation ceremony for all graduating LGBTQIA2S+ students and allies, including students getting associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. To learn more about Lavender Graduation, including registration and purchasing a stole and/or receiving the free lavender cords, please contact us.
  • Name Change: Any student, faculty, or staff member in the UW-Green Bay system is able to change their legal name to their preferred name on the UW-Green Bay Outlook, Canvas, and SIS accounts. Visit the Registrar's website. Under the final section titled ‘Petition Forms’, go to the ‘Name Change (pdf)’ and fill it out. Submit the completed form to the Student Services Center (SS-1100.) Appropriate legal documentation as listed on the PDF must be brought to Student Services in order for the change to be approved. If you have any questions about this process, please contact the Pride Center Coordinator, Nicole Kurth, at kurthn@uwgb.edu or the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Inclusive Excellence, Dr. Stacie Christian, at christis@uwgb.edu.
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Employee Resources

  • Spring 2024 Book Club:HE/SHE/THEY by Schuyler Bailer
    • Meeting Location: World Unity B
    • Time: Noon-1 PM
    • Dates: Wednesday, Feb. 28, Friday, April 26 & Friday, May 24
  • Pride Employee Resource Group

Regional Resources

  • General Resources for LGBTQIA2S+ Health - DHS: Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services provides resources and organizational support for LGBTQIA2S+ people regarding issues such as advocacy, cancer, general health, mental health, sexual health, youth and more.
  • Planned Parenthood - Wisconsin: provides affordable and confidential healthcare, including reproductive healthcare and gender-affirming healthcare, to about 60,000 people in 22 health centers across Wisconsin. Appointments can be made online or at 800-230-7526 to find the healthcare nearest you.
  • Pride Center of Northeast Wisconsin: a LGBTQIA2S+ community project that provides support, resources and education in the Green Bay area. Go to facebook.
  • UW-Madison Pronoun Guide: UW-Madison’s Gender and Sexuality Campus Center offers a pronoun guide that includes how to know what pronouns to use, as well as what pronouns should be used and when.
  • Vivent Health: an organization founded on the combined expertise of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Rocky Mountain CARES and St. Louis Effort for AIDS. Together, they are working towards a world without AIDS by being committed to being a respectful, caring partner serving everyone who is affected by HIV through their comprehensive, integrated prevention, care and treatment programs.
  • Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project: an online archive of LGBTQIA2S+ history. Follow them on facebook.

Identity-Specific

  • QBIPOC Resources: resources for queer black indigenous people of color.
  • Transgender Resources: from discreet clothing websites to directories for trans therapists, see a list of resources for transgender people.
  • Transference: a show revolving around trans femme persons and their experiences
  • Two-Spirit Resources: find community, support and education to help you thrive.
  • Youth Resources: a good support system when you're younger paves the way for a good life. We have resources to help you build community.

Health Resources

  • Outcare: an organization that has identified LGBTQIA2S+ healthcare resources in all 50 states. People will be able to find resources including primary care, mental health services, youth groups, shelters, support groups, STI testing and much more on their website.
  • Addiction Resources for Queer People: offers information on addiction causes, resources and treatment for LGBTQIA2S+ people.
  • Detox Local: an excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community.
  • EduMed: provides resources, tips and suggestions on how and where to find LGBTQIA2S+ friendly schools and medical providers.
  • The LGBTQIA2S+ Cancer Project: The National LGBT Cancer Project is our country’s first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQIA2S+) cancer survivor support and advocacy nonprofit organization. Their online support group community, Out With Cancer, is committed to improving the health of LGBTQIA2S+ cancer survivors with peer to peer support, patient navigation, education and advocacy.
  • Live Another Day: believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available.
  • National LGBTQIA2S+ Health Center: provides educational programs, resources and consultation to healthcare organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective healthcare for LGBTQIA2S+ people. The Center also offers a broad range of educational, technological and informational resources for anyone who may need it.
  • SAGE: provides advocacy, services and support for LGBTQIA2S+ elders.
  • Southeast Detox: offers a list of 50 resources to help Black women rise and THRIVE in 2023.
  • Stop the Virus: provides information and resources to help you learn about HIV and treatment options, and support you throughout your treatment journey. A positive HIV diagnosis can happen to anyone, but it doesn't have to change the fact that you can live a longer and healthier life with treatment.

National Resources

  • Asexuality Archive: provides information, resources and a platform for people who are ace or within the ace spectrum.
  • Campus Pride Index: a national listing of LGBTQIA2S+ friendly colleges and universities.
  • Diverse & Resilient: the mission of Diverse & Resilient is to achieve health equity and improve the safety and well-being of LGBTQIA2S+ people and communities in Wisconsin.
  • FORGE: a progressive organization whose mission is to support, educate, and advocate for the rights and lives of transgender individuals and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies.) FORGE is dedicated to helping move fragmented communities beyond identity politics and forge a movement that embraces and empowers our diverse complexities.
  • Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN): GLSEN has been conducting research and evaluation on LGBTQIA2S+ issues in K-12 education since 1999. Our research staff members are nationally-recognized experts, trusted by safe schools advocates and researchers alike to provide the facts about our national school climate. GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQIA2S+ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.
  • GLAAD: a dynamic media force that ensures fair, accurate and inclusive representation that writes the script for LGBTQIA2S+ acceptance. GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.
  • GLBT National Resource Database: offers the ability to find local LGBTQIA2S+ resources, organizations and events for people across the United States.
  • Human Rights Campaign: as the largest LGBTQIA2S+ civil rights organization, HRC envisions a safer and more supportive world LGBTQIA2S+ people.
  • LGBTQ+ Student Scholarship Database: the following is a list of scholarships, fellowships and grants for LGBTQIA2S+ and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level.
  • LGBT National Hotline: available for people of all ages, you can call (888-843-4564), email, or have a private one-on-one chat online, as well as receive information on local and national resources in the United States. Services are free and confidential.
  • PFLAG: the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQIA2S+), people, their parents and families, and allies. With over 400 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas across America, PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.
  • Pride Flag Guide (powerpoint download): offers further understanding on pride flags and the history of their creation and significance.
  • Pronoun Guide: this chart displays different pronouns and their usage.
  • Queerness and Disability Binder: offers information on a variety of disability statuses from LGBTQIA2S+ perspectives. It includes research on disabilities in LGBTQIA2S+ communities, as well as personal narratives. It lists relevant websites, movies, books and organizations for each category, which includes psychiatric, sensory, physical and learning disabilities, as well as etiquette for being a good ally.
  • SAVE: SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) breaks down challenges faced by LGBTQIA2S+ adults, as well resources that queer adults can utilized when needed.
  • The Asexual Visibility & Education Network (AVEN): hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
  • The Trevor Project: founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQIA2S+) young people under 25.

Get In Touch

The Pride Center is committed to uplifting and empowering LGBTQIA2S+ students, faculty, staff, community members and their allies. If you need support, call us at 920-465-2167 or email at pridecenter@uwgb.edu.

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