The Universities at Shady Grove seeks to empower and fully supports lesbian, gay, bi/pansexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual, and all other non-dominant sexual and gender identiies. We also support LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff, and allies of all identities. We strive to make USG an inclusive and safe place for students to learn and express themselves.
Here are a few resources:
Check out Free 2B (student organization) on the USG OrgLife app!
Online Bystander Training for Faculty and Staff: Support our LGBTQ Students (until Dec 31, 2019)
USG Human Resources' Diversity Toolkit: Sexual Orientation
USG Human Resources' Diversity Toolkit: Gender Identity and Expression
Did you know: USG has All-Gender Restrooms in Building III (1st floor near the Priddy Library and the Student & Academic Services office), as well as in the BSE.
Off Campus (Local)
TransLaw (for guidance on changing your name and gender marker)
LGBT @ USG Events Calendar: 2019-2020
September 10, 2019: Student Involvement Fair at USGFEST (Free2B)
October 14-17, 2019: LGBT+ Spirit Week
January 30, 2020: Resource Showcase
January 2020: Student Involvement Fair (Free2B)
January 2020: Crafternoon!
June 29, 2020: USG Celebrates Pride Month
Want to host or help plan an event? Email Shelby Speer!