News and Upcoming Events
LGBTQ Student-Athlete Group Meeting
Sunday, March 9, 7 p.m.
Elm Hall (Honors College) Classroom 210, UMass
The LGBTQ Student-Athlete Group is an organization that supports the inclusion of LGBTQ student-athletes on varsity and club sports. Facebook event page:
LGBTQ in Technology/Engineering/Math Group
Sunday, March 9, 7-9 p.m.
UMass Stonewall Center
Do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer? Do you study Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or another male-dominated science? If so, please come to the Stonewall Center for our first community meeting as LGBTQ students in Technology, Engineering and Math (TEM). Meet other LGBTQ students in TEM, discuss our shared experiences and our unique needs, and plan ways in which we can strengthen our community and address issues that impact queer individuals in our fields! Free Google swag will be provided. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/681044411955750
Free, Anonymous STD and HIV Testing
Tuesday, March 11, Noon-3:30 p.m.
174-76 Campus Center, UMass
No appointment necessary and no blood is involved, just oral swabs. An HIV test will take about 20 minutes. Testing is conducted by Tapestry Health. Open to all. Sponsored by the Stonewall Center.
Stonewall After-Hours: RuPaul's Drag Race
Tuesday, March 11, 5-9 p.m.
UMass Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
This week's after hours will consist of a showing of episode three of RuPaul's Drag Race. Two queens out and the competition getting fiercer, come join the laughs, tension, drama, and obnoxious ru-puns! Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1399714143627307
LGBTQ Coming Out Support Group for Students
Wednesday, March 12, 6:30-8 p.m.
102 Wilder Hall (CMASS), UMass
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQ? The UMass Stonewall Center, in partnership with the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health, will host a weekly drop-in group for students who want to talk about their experiences as members of the LGBTQ community
Sex Toys 101 with Oh, Megan!
Thursday, March 13, 7 p.m.
Earthfoods, UMass Student Union
Megan Andelloux, a Clinical Sexologist and certified Sexuality Educator, comes to campus talk about all things sex. Sponsored by the UMass Pride Alliance, The Stonewall Center, and VOX. Facebook event page:
Panel Discussion: Being LGBTQ and an International Student
Wednesday, March 26, 6 p.m.
168C UMass Campus Center
Come hear students from different countries and cultures discuss their experiences being LGBTQ in the U.S. and in their home countries. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/663432007053995
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.