Resources

On-Campus

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center  on the third floor of Norris is a wonderful place to hang out and meet queer folks at NU. Operated by Multicultural Student Affairs, the GSRC works to provide a safe space and act as hub for organizations, resources, services, and programs of interest to the LGBT and Allied community at Northwestern.

Genderqueer, Non-Binary, Transgender Task Force (GQNBT Task Force)   The task force aims to assess the current landscape at Northwestern to identify gaps in policies and resources, and to recommend gender inclusive strategies that will facilitate a more accessible, safer, and welcoming campus environment for trans and nonbinary students, faculty, and staff at Northwestern.

CAPS   Counseling and Psychological Services serves as the primary mental health service in aiding students in overcoming their developmental, emotional, and/or psychological hurdles.

SHAPE   Sexual Health and Assault Peer Educators

QPGSA   The Queer Pride Graduate Student Association.

NUPAC   NU LGBTQ+ Alumni Association.

OUTLAW   Northwestern Law’s LGBT student organization.

Pride@Kellogg   Kellogg’s LGBTQ+ student organization.

Feinberg LGBTQ+ Alliance   Feinberg School of Medicine’s LGBTQ+ student organization.

Off-Campus

LGBT Scholarships and Fellowships

Planned Parenthood   This site covers the gamut of topics on sex, sexuality, and growing up.

Trevor Project   A 24-hour hotline for struggling LGBTQ+ youth.

GLSEN   The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

United Latinx Pride A collective of LGBTQ+ community members organizing for the Latinx community.

Invisible to Invincible   Asian/Pacific-Islanders Chicago Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Queer group

Equality Illinois   Legal Activism group for LGBT rights

Breathe Network   LGBT-friendly Resource and Referral Network for survivors of Sexual Violence

Trans Specific Resources

Transformative Justice Law Project   Illinois Legal Services focused on Trans Issues, has a Name Change Project

The Okra Project   A collective that seeks to bring healthy, home-cooked, and culturally specific meals to food insecure Black Trans people.

Trans Women of Color Survival Fund  A fund that seeks to provide TWOC financial support, long-term and short-term.

Brave Space Alliance   Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South and West sides of the city.

 

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