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USD PRIDE

An organization of undergraduate students who IDENTIFY AS lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, pansexual, and other identities and/or allies of the LGBTQ+ community.

Find PRIDE on Facebook

Subscribe to Mailing List: pride-l

Advisor:
Evelyn Kirkley, PhD
ekirkley@sandiego.edu 

LGBTQ + Womxn of USD

An alliance of women who identify as queer and meet weekly for support.

Advisors:

Kate Boersma, PhD
kateboersma@SanDiego.edu
Josen Diaz, PhD
josendiaz@SanDiego.edu

Gender Friends

USD’s community of folx identifying as Trans, Genderfluid, Genderqueer, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, and/or Beyond the Binary

Meeting Times/Dates: TBD; to protect members’ privacy, we typically meet off campus or online for social events and conversation

Contact:
Paige Ferguson, President
alessandracole@sandiego.edu

"Queer and Trans People of Color" (QTPOC) at USD

Newly-formed and supportive community of LGBTQ+ identified people of color.

Meeting Times/Dates: TBD; social event planned for October

Contact:
Simon Truong, President
struong@sandiego.edu

USD PRIDE Law

USD PRIDE Law works in the Law School to promote diversity in the legal field, and create an accepting environment for LGBTQ law students.

Contact:
usdpridelaw@gmail.com

USD Graduate and Alumni Rainbow Connection

LGBTQ+ and Ally group for SOLES graduate students and graduate alumni. First meeting to be held in October 2017.

Contact:

 

USD Unity in LGBT

We work to connect and support LGBT MBA students in career progression and development by creating a network of allies. In addition, we aim to educate students on how to identify LGBT friendly companies and LGBT groups within these companies. 

Contact:

Himanshu (Suman) Goswami, President
hgoswami@sandiego.edu

Patricio Keegan, Vice President
pkeegan@sandiego.edu

 

LGBTQ+ and Allies Discussion Group

Join for an informal discussion made up of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally students. Create community and have a chance to exchange ideas, experiences, and opinions with others

Contact:
Melissa Halter, PhD
melissahalter@sandiego.edu

LGBTQ+ Rainbow Wellness

The LGBTQ+ Rainbow Wellness group is open for all self-identified LGBTIQQ students to create a space to explore in-depth, the unique stressors that impact the emotional well-being, academic functioning, and the experience of being LGBTIQQ at USD. Members will meet with group facilitators to identify individual goals to accomplish in the group.

Contact:
USD Counseling Center
(619) 260-4655

LGBTQ+ Action Group

Sponsored by the Center for Educational Excellence, the LGBTQ+ Action Group meets regularly to discuss the relationship of USD’s Mission and Values to inclusion of the LGBTQ+ and ally community on campus.

Contact:

Sandra Sgoutas-Emch, PhD
emch@sandiego.edu

LGBTQ+ Employee Group

Sponsored by the Center for Inclusion and Diversity, the LGBTQ+ Employee Group meets periodically for networking. Membership is confidential.

Contact:
Evelyn Kirkley, PhD
ekirkley@sandiego.edu 

PRIDE Alumni Affinity Group

Sponsored through Alumni Relations, the PRIDE Alumni Affinity Group was established in 2012 and is a group for PRIDE and LGBTQ Alumni and Allies. 

Contact:
Alex Riolo '14
usdprideandallyalumni@gmail.com