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The Diva Drag Show, 2015

GSM History Month: Transgender Film Showing 

GSM History Month: Money Smart

Local Churches Respond to Brother Jed

PFLAG Charleston Editorial 

Around Charleston

Interested in becoming a part of a PFLAG? Attend their meetings on the third Thursday of every month, located at 718 Monroe in Charleston- meetings at 6:30pm.

Check out their webpage, here!

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Asexual, Ally+ (LGBTQA+) WebCenter of Eastern Illinois University strives to support an open, welcoming, and collaborative campus environment for students, faculty, staff, and friends.

Aiming to advance our university’s mission of being committed to diversity and inclusion, the LGBTQA+ WebCenter brings together campus, community, and national resources for all GSM individuals seeking advice, information, or guidance.

Like our NEW Facebook page here!

Follow us on Instagram here!  

Sign up for the 2016 mentoring program here!

Interested in attending a support group? 

Check out our new updated places and times! 

Looking for Scholarships? 

Check out the new and exciting opportunities for GSM individuals who illustrate comic books! 

The Point Foundation offers specific scholarships for GSM students, find out more here! 

Lavender Graduation, 2016 

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted at EIU to honor GSM students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. Graduating students, including undergraduates and graduates, are invited to take part in the celebration along with their families and friends. Any Eastern student participating in commencement has the opportunity to be recognized. 

Please sign up for Lavender Graduation, 2016! 

LGBTQA+ Resource Center - Crowd-funding

Please take a moment to look at our crowd-funding website and video to see what we've been doing and where we aspire to go!

Kognito Faculty/Staff Online Training Simulations 

Kognito is a company committed to research and outcomes that partners with academic, government and health system delivery entities. They also work to transform environments through challenging conversations and online training simulations. You will observe that there are three available training simulations on the webpage linked below. These trainings include: Supporting LGBTQ Students, At-Risk for Faculty and Staff, and Veterans on Campus. And they are available to any faculty or staff member who wishes to make EIU's campus an even more supportive environment for these students. Click here if interested.