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

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 

Stay Connected!

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

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Programs

Summer 2022

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LGBT Resource Center's Summer 2022 Programs

All summer programs will begin July 5th, 2022 and end August 31st, 2022.

Summer Stay Woke & Gayming
Wednesdays 12:00 - 2:30 PM
Hybrid (in-person & zoom)
Zoom Link:

Pro Staff Virtual Support Spaces
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
More informtion and Zoom links below!

LGBTRC Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
3:00 - 5:00 PM
At the LGBTRC (Student Center G301)

Safe Zone Workshop Series
July 12, July 19, and July 26, 2022
9:30 - 11:00 AM
More information and Zoom links below!

For more information around summer programs, please contact Deejay Brown or Ash Preston
deejay.brown@uci.edu | ash.preston@uci.edu 

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Davidian Bishop's Virtual Support Space

Summer 2022

Join the LGBTRC's director for questions and conversations, resources and services, or just to hold space and time together!

Please note space is subject to cancellation due to staff being sick, etc.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays!
9:00 - 10:00 AM PST
Via Zoom
Zoom Link: https://uci-hipaa.zoom.us/j/98939340175?from=addon 

Unavailable Dates:

07/08/22
07/15/22
07/25/22 - 07/27/22
08/12/22
08/18/22 - 09/02/22

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Deejay Brown's Virtual Support Space

Summer 2022

Join the LGBTRC's assistant director for questions and conversations, resources and services, or just to hold space and time together!

Please note space is subject to cancellation due to staff being sick, etc.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays!
10:00 - 11:00 AM PST
Via Zoom
Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/93493486409 

Unavailable Dates:

07/05/22
07/22/22
07/25/22
08/10/22 - 08/12/22

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Ash Preston's Virtual Support Space

Summer 2022

Join the LGBTRC's program coordinator for questions and conversations, resources and services, or just to hold space and time together!

Please note space is subject to cancellation due to staff being sick, etc.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays!
9:30 - 10:30 AM PST
Via Zoom
Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/3910066766 

New Opportunities

Safe Zone

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Safe Zone: Practice of Allyship
Summer 2022 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.

Register Now!

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/aVLLRtoQgdfVrpfd7 

Workshop Offerings:

  1. LGBTQ+ Vocabulary
    Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
    This workshop focuses on vocabulary and terminologies within the LGBTQ+ community
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/93947739175
  2. Isms, Phobias, and Microaggressions
    Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
    This workshop focuses the "isms" and "phobias" that affect the LGBTQ+ community
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/97187613499
  3. Trends & LGBTQ+A
    Tuesday, 26 July 2022, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
    This workshop focuses on current trends in the LGBTQ+ community and Q+A with LGBTQ+ professional staff
    Zoom Link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/99490940737

For Questions

Please contact Ash Preston, ash.prseton@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