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 zoom links.
- The center is open 9am-5pm at 245 Costo Hal!
Starting October 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
- Submit a ¡Presente! Conference Workshop/Presentation Proposal by December 15
The ¡Presente! Conference is a queer college conference with a focus on people who identify as part of the Latin/South/Central American diaspora, including but not limited to Afro-Indigenous, Afro-Latinx, Brown, Latinx, Chicanx, and Indigenous people. It returns to UC Riverside fas am in-person event on February 25-26, 2022. Submit your program proposal online by December 15! Registration will open in January.
- Tuesday Talks, 5pm weekly – Our weekly Tuesday Talks series kicks off with a special “Coming Out Stories” discussion online. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer people, and their allies are invited to join a supportive discussion on "coming out." Share a slice of your story and listen to others. Help us celebrate National Coming Out Day. Future Tuesday Talks will mostly meet in person.
- BlaqOUT Discussion Group Group meets online monthly – This group is for same-gender-loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning students who identify as Black/African-American or of African descent. Please contact LGBT Resource Center Assistant Director Toi Thibodeaux at 951.827.2267 for meeting Zoom links or more info. Meeting dates are on the Events Calendar page.
- Trans Group meets online every Thursday, 2pm – supportive discussions for transgender and nonbinary students, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
- LGBTQ+ Staff/Faculty Hour – online the first Tuesday of the month @ noon
News Headlines - Learn More
- Subscribe to our E-newsletter!
- Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name brings changes to gender identity policies and procedures over next few years.
- UCR Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) clinicians available to provide letters for accessing trans-related
- Health care Info on UC Transgender and Nonbinary Health Benefits for Employee.
- Updates & Resources for Trans-Related health care under the Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP).
- Tutorials on Using Lived/Preferred Names Online and On Campus.
- Students Can Update SOGI Demographic Info and Use a Lived/Preferred Name On Campus.
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.