Gender & Sexuality Services

Get Involved!

Gender & Sexuality Services has involvement opportunities for students who want to get some volunteer hours and professional development opportunities.

Queer Peer Mentoring
We offer a mentoring program for first-year LGBTQ+ students and/or students who are newly exploring their identities. Students who are interested in becoming a mentor or would like to request a mentor, please email thrive@uni.edu

Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice presents: Harvest Conference

Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice invites you to reset, refocus, and renew with a day of workshops and keynote address by Kimbertly A. Jones. Thursday, Octoebr 14, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM in Maucker Union. Register online.

Students may contact dis@uni.edu to request an excuse slip for their classes.

 

Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC)

The Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC) is an annual LGBTQ+ three-day conference hosted by Midwestern colleges and universities in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Created in 1993, MBLGTACC includes a variety of workshops, activities, speakers, and entertainment that touch on issues affecting the lives of LGBTQ+ people. MBLGTACC serves as a space for all LGBTQ+ people as well as allies. 

Gender & Sexuality Services is prepared to take a small delegation of students to the conference in order to support the development of student skills, encourage networking, and empower our community to create change at UNI and beyond. Students who are interested as part of the Gender & Sexuality Services delegation should submit the attached funding application. Up to four selected students would make up the delegation, receiving financial support for registration, travel, and lodging.

Students who submit their applications by 4:00 PM on September 13 will receive priority consideration. Download an application or visit GSS to pick up a paper copy.

Newsletter 

To sign-up for our monthly newsletter, e-mail lgbt@uni.edu with the subject line "Newsletter."

UNI Proud

UNI Proud is the LGBTQ+ student organization and has existed in some form on UNI's campus since 1972. All LGBTQ+ and allied students are invited to get involved. Follow them on Facebook for the most up-to-date information, including weekly meetings and upcoming events.

UNI LGBTQ+ Student Discord
GSS hosts an online community for LGBTQ+ students through Discord. To get an invitaton to this student-only space, please e-mail lgbt@uni.edu.