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support, education and advocacy since 1993

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LGBT Resource Center


Welcome to the LGBT Resource Center

Established in 1993, the LGBT Resource Center provides support, education, and advocacy regarding sexual orientation and gender identity/expression for the UC Riverside community and beyond.


Welcome Back, Highlanders!

Get connected to the UCR LGBTQ+ community. For online events, join our E-Newsletter for all the info, including any zoom links for online events. Follow us on social media @ucrlgbtrc

  • The center will begin Fall hours on Monday, October 2 - Monday-Thursday, 9am-7pm; Friday, 9am-6pm
  • Q-Camp Registration is now open! - Join us in person on Sunday, October 1, 1-3pm for an orientation to LGBTQ+ campus life... speed chat, meet student group leaders and center staff, learn about Fall events, eat some pizza, grab some swag... learn more and link to the registration form here.
  • Become a CORE member - Learn more about Community OUTreach Educators/CORE, the center's peer education program. The first step is to complete the CORE Interest Form online.
  • Apply for a $1,000 Dr. Eugene A. Moynier Scholarship - Deadline is October 29. Learn more here.
  • LGBTRC Open House = ice cream, t-shirts, and lots of community! - Join us at 245 Costo Hall on Tuesday, October 10, 4-6pm. Learn more here.
  • LGBTQ+ Staff/Faculty Hour: Online the first Tuesday of the month at noon.
  • Shakina Nayfack is featured in UCR Magazine's Alumni Spotlight - Shakina Nayfack talks about her starring role on NBC’s “Connecting...,” trans representation in Hollywood, and how her graduate studies shaped her career.
  • Updated Gender Awareness eCourse Launched - A newly improved Gender Recognition & Lived Name: An introduction to Gender AwarenesseCourse went live August 8. It introduces you to terms and concepts related to gender and nonbinary identities, as well as best practices for name, pronoun, and title usage. Any UCR employee can access the training; UCR students can also set up access to UCR Learning.
  • New Gender Health Support information available from Student Health Services & Counseling & Psychological Services/CAPS at UCR, including primary care on campus for HRT - Learn more here
  • Newly renovated gender inclusive multi-stall restroom opens at Spieth Hall. Part of a pilot program to expand gender inclusive restrooms across campus, you can read more here
  • Check out our 2022-23 Year In Review Infographic!
  • Returning in Fall Quarter:
    • Tuesday Talks: Join a supportive discussion series hosted in the LGBTRC at 245 Costo Hall at 5pm, with new topics every week. Share your thoughts or simply listen to other folks.
    • Trans Group meets every Thursday at 2pm. Facilitated by a staff member, this group is for transgender and nonbinary UCR students to gather for mutual support, discussion, and sharing of resources. To learn more, please email
    • BlaqOUT Discussion Group meets every Thursday in the LGBTRC at 245 Costo Hall at 4pm (meeting room). The BlaqOUT Discussion Group is for same-gender-loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning students who identity as Black/African American or of African descent. The group offers a space to come together and discuss community and life issues as well as shared experiences.
  • Check out the UCR Trans Guide, recently updated.

UCR Land Acknowledgement

We at UCR would like to respectfully acknowledge and recognize our responsibility to the original and current caretakers of this land, water, and air: the Cahuilla [ka-wee-ahh], Tongva [tong-va], Luiseño [loo-say-ngo], and Serrano [se-ran-oh] peoples and all of their ancestors and descendants, past, present, and future. Today this meeting place is home to many Indigenous peoples from all over the world, including UCR faculty, students, and staff, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to live and work on these homelands.
Download and read the full Land Acknowledgement from UCR Native American Student Programs.




Beginning October 2nd
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

245 Costo Hall

(951) 827-2267


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