Welcome

Welcome to the LSU Office of Multicultural Affairs' LGBTQ Project and Safe Space Campaign Website.

We work to make LSU a safer space for all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. There are various ways for you to get involved in the work we are doing on campus and in the community including: mentorship with First Contact, engagement with Spectrum or Qroma, attending Safe Space Training or volunteering for a LGBTQ Project Event.

 

Upcoming Events 

Trans Day of Celebration

November 21|6:00-7:30pm

Join us at the Women's Center to celebrate not just the trans women who started the LGBTQ+ movement, but also the trans people in LSU's community. 

 

World AID's Day

December 1 | 10AM-4PM

The Student Health Center will be providing condoms and education on HIV prevention in Free Speech Alley 10am-2pm.

The Women's Center will be host a safer sex workshop for World AID's Day.
The student group of Planned Parenthood will be leading the workshop. The Student Health Center will be providing free and confidential HIV testing.


LGBTQ+ Information

 

Trevorproject

The Trevor Project is available to support LGBTQ+ community members throughout the holidays.

Holiday Self Care E-Packages

Everyone is Gay has a free self care e-package system. Once you sign up you'll recieve music playlists, journaling pages, and advice on staying healthy and safe throughout the holiday season.

Point Foundation

The Point Foundation provides schoalrship for LGBTQ+ undergradtue and graduates students. The application process opens November 1 and closeses January 29.

Poverty in the LGBTQ+ Community

The National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce published information on how poverty impacts the LGBTQ+ community in the United States.
Some of their findings report that:

United States Transgender Study

The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS) is the largest survey of transgender people's experiences in the United States. The survey's main foci are:

Pew Research's Findings on LGBTQ+ Americans

Rise in LGBTQ+ Americans
[image of a graph; it shows an increase in numbers of Americans identifying as LGBTQ+ from 8.3 million in 2012 to 10.1 million in 2016]

The Pew Research Center through a Gallup poll discovered 5 findings on the American LGBTQ+ community.
One of the findings being that the numbers of LGBTQ+ identifying Americans is rising.
18-36 year old individuals are most likely to identify as LGBTQ+.