UCI LGBT Resource Center

UCI's LGBT+ Resource Center

History & Goals Section


The UCI Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center aims to foster community, wellness, an open and inclusive environment for the campus community...


The LGBTRC provides support, education, and advocacy from an intersectional perspective regarding sexual orientation/attraction and gender identity...


Opened in spring quarter of 1995, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center was the result of recommendations made over an eight...



Message to Community

Stay Connected!

Please stay tuned to our website, Instagram (click here), and Facebook (click here) for updates and information about the LGBTRC!

Professional Staff Contact Information!

Davidian Bishop (director) - davidian.bishop@uci.edu
Deejay Brown (assistant director) - deejay.brown@uci.edu 
Ash Preston (program coordinator) - ash.preston@uci.edu 

Flyers & Marketing!

All UCI associates are welcomed to save and share marketing materials for the LGBTRC.
All flyers and other marketing materials added to the front page of our website are downloadable for your convenience. 

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Flyer for Pride Week events, information below

Pride Week


  • QTBIPOC in Kink Panel with Obsidian LA (Hybrid Event)
    @ QTBIPOC Night at the LGBT Resource Center and Zoom
    5:00 - 6:30 PM PST
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/96481129498 


  • Community Social @ The LGBTRC!
    Enjoy refreshments and community!
    @ The LGBT Resource Center
    12:00 - 2:00 PM PST

  • Pride Power: Empowering Womxn's Sexuality
    @ Womxn's Center for Success/RISE Suites
    3:00 - 5:00 PM PST


  • Pride Buttons, Y'all!
    Making some buttons and hang with community!
    @ The LGBT Resource Center
    12:00 - 2:00 PM PST


  • Pride Party!
    Join us with ASUCI's EVP office to kick off Pride Month!
    @ Student Center Terrace
    12:00 - 3:00 PM PST

  • A Black Queer Movie Night
    With the Black Psychology Student Association
    @ The LGBT Resource Center
    5:00 - 7:00 PM PST

Spring 23 Programs & Events

Spring 2023 Weekly Program Schedule flyer, all information included in text

LGBTRC Spring 2023 Weekly Programs

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Lavender Lunches *bi-weekly on even weeks*
1:00 - 2:00 PM

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Stay Woke
12:00 - 2:00 PM

QT Book Club
2:00 - 3:30 PM

Late Night
5:00 - 6:30 PM

3:30 - 5:00 PM

For more information, contact Deejay or Ash:
deejay.brown@uci.edu ; ash.preston@uci.edu 

Spring 23 Quarterly Themes

LGBTRC Spring 2023 Quarterly Themes, all information included in text below

The LGBTRC Weekly Themes

Week 1
Welcome Back!

Week 2
Queering Mental Health & Wellness

Week 3
*QTBIPOC Summit*

Week 4
Queering Fandoms

Week 5
Queering Spirituality

Week 6
QT Adulting & Skill Share

Week 7
Movement & Play

Week 8
Queering the Future
*End of the Year Celebration & Lavender Graduation*

Week 9

Week 10
Rest & Restoration

For more information, contact Deejay or Ash:
deejay.brown@uci.edu ; ash.preston@uci.edu 

Safe Zone: Practice of Allyship Workshop Series

Spring 2023 Safe Zone workshop series flyer, all information included in text

Safe Zone: Practice of Allyship Workshop Series


What is Safe Zone?

Safe Zone: Practice of Allyship is a series of three workshops for any of the UCI community to join. While attending all is not mandatory, we highly encourage folks to do so in order to help create their practice of allyship for the LGBTQ+ Community and to gather all educational material and resources offered throughout the three workshops.

(1) LGBTQ+ Vocabulary
This workshop focuses on vocabulary and terminologies within the LGBTQ+ community
Wednesday, May 17th, 2023
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Via Zoom

(2) Isms, Phobias, and Microaggressions
This workshop focuses the "isms" and "phobias" that affect the LGBTQ+ community
Wednesday, May 24th, 2023
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Via Zoom

(3) Trends & LGBTQ+A
This workshop focuses on current trends in the LGBTQ+ community and Q+A with LGBTQ+ professional staff
Wednesday, May 31st, 2023
9:30 - 11:00 AM
At the LGBT Resource Center (Student Center G301)

For questions please contact Ash Preston - ash.preston@uci.edu 

New Opportunities


Flyer advertising volunqueer program, information copied in text

The LGBTRC Volunqueer Program is an opportunity for students to gain valuable leadership skills and cultural competency while contributing to the mission and vision of the LGBTRC.

Volunqueers are active members of the LGBTRC and collaborate with administrative and student staff so that the LGBTRC can serve its constituents through advisement, advocacy, program development, and outreach. Volunqueer hours typically consist of 2-3 hours per week and commit throughout the academic year. This is a non-paid position.

Sign up on our interest form below!

Link to sign up: https://forms.gle/iNtmUj1JUGMHs8mDA 

For more information Email or Contact Deejay Brown


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Staff & Faculty Pride Collective

Flyer advertising the Staff and Faculty Pride Collective, all info shared in text

Staff and Faculty Pride Collective

Community • Support • Socials • & More!

Our Mission: To address LGBT concerns on campus and to organzie activities to mee the needs of UCI's LGBT staff and faculty.

Register on the Google Form Link to register and learn more!

Click here for link to google form

For additional information, please email Deejay Brown

Click here for link to deejay.brown@uci.edu

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Ways to Give

Ways to Give

Looking to give, donate, and support the LGBT Resource Center? Check out the link below to find out how! Or scan the QR code on the image!

Click here for link to information on how to give to the LGBT Resource Center

Staff & Faculty Pride Collective