News and Announcements
UMass Amherst has been rated as one of the top 50 LGBTQ-supportive campuses in the country for 2014. This is the 4th year in a row that we have been among the top ranked schools. http://huff.to/1Bk07ZU
Free, Anonymous HIV Testing
Monday, Dec. 1, Noon-3:30 p.m.
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall, UMass
To mark World AIDS Day. No appointment is necessary and no blood is involved, just oral swabs. An HIV test will take about 20 minutes. Testing is conducted by Tapestry Health.
LGBTQIA Coming Out Support Group Weekly Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6:30-8 p.m. [no meeting on Nov. 26]
102 Wilder Hall
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA? Then come to the opening reception of this weekly support group. Sponsored by the Stonewall Center and the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.
The mission of the Stonewall Center is to provide support, resources, programming, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA) and allied students, staff, and faculty at UMass Amherst and for the larger Pioneer Valley. We also seek to educate the campus and local community about heterosexism, genderism, other forms of oppression, and the intersections of identities and oppressions in order to strengthen and sustain an inclusive climate for LGBTQIA individuals and their allies. We work closely with other campus departments and offices and local organizations to foster student learning, development, and leadership; promote academic excellence; build LGBTQIA communities; and enhance the lives of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.