UCI LGBT Resource Center

UCI's LGBT+ Resource Center

History & Goals Section

Mission

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

Vision

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

History

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

Values

DIVERSITY
SOCIAL JUSTICE
EDUCATION
STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
HOLISTIC WELLNESS
ADVOCACY
VISIBILITY
LEADERSHIP

Message to Community

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A Letter to Our LGBTQ+ Community and Allies
Written by the UC Irvine's LGBT Resource Center Staff

Link to the letter can be found below:

Click here to read

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. 

Resources for Mpox:

UCI Forward will continue to maintain the most current information and resources for UCI and the wellbeing of the campus on their website:

https://uci.edu/monkeypox/

The LGBT Resource Center page of resources for monkeypox:

https://lgbtrc.uci.edu/campus-support-tab/Resources%20for%20Monkeypox.php

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Programs

Winter 23 Programs & Events

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

All programs are held in-person at the LGBT Resource Center (Student Center G301)

Mondays
T-time
3:30 - 5:00 PM PST

Tuesdays
Lavendar Lunches
1:00 - 2:00 PM PST
*Biweekly - even weeks*

QTBIPOC Night
5:00 - 6:30 PM PST

Wednesdays
Stay Woke
12:00 - 2:00 PM PST

Thursdays
QT Book Club
2:00 - 3:30 PM PST

Late Night
5:00 - 6:30 PM PST

Fridays
Gayming
3:30 - 5:00 PM PST

For questions about programs:
Deejay Brown - deejay.brown@uci.edu
Ash Preston - ash.preston@uci.edu 

Winter 23 Quarterly Themes

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

Week 1
Welcome Back - QT Clothes Swap

Week 2
Geek Out - QT Clothes Swap

Week 3
Creativity & Imagination

Week 4
Bi/Pan/Fluid Week

Week 5
Midterms & Academic Wellness

Week 6
Queering Relationships

Week 7
Ace/Aro Week

Week 8
Self Love & Community Care

Week 9
Music & Media

Week 10
Rest, Relaxation, Restoration

Finals
Study Jams

For questions about programs:
Deejay Brown - deejay.brown@uci.edu
Ash Preston - ash.preston@uci.edu 

Safe Zone: Practice of Allyship Workshop Series

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

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.

Register now with the link below!
https://forms.gle/MiRmEYKC7e7vL88w6 

Workshops Offering:

  1. LGBTQ+ Vocabulary
    This workshop focuses on vocabulary and terminologies within the LGBTQ+ community
    Monday, February 17th, 2023, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/94416496955 
  2. Isms, phobias, Microaggressions
    This workshop focuses the "isms" and "phobias" that affect the LGBTQ+ community
    Monday, February 20th, 2023, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/93206862816 
  3. Trends & LGBTQ+A
    This workshop focuses on current trends in the LGBTQ+ community and Q+A with LGBTQ+ professional staff.
    Monday, February 27th, 2023, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/92205930001?pwd=NDFkZ01ERHhrOGFKU2QyTVgyWVJQQT09 

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

New Opportunities

Scholarships

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The LGBTRC invites all students to apply for our annual scholarships! Multiple given out!

Application period:
Application opens for Continuing Students January 1st-31st

Where to apply:
On ScholarshipUniverse at https://uci.scholarshipuniverse.com 

Be sure to answer as many questions as possible to match to more scholarships!

A step by step guide on how students can get started on ScholarshipUniverse can be found at this link:
https://www.ofas.uci.edu/scholarships/uci-scholarship-central/applying-for-scholarships.php 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at scholarships@uci.edu 

Volunqueers

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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

Deejay.brown@uci.edu 

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Staff & Faculty Pride Collective

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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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Way

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