Campus Resources

Gender & Sexuality Center

The GSC provides education, outreach, research and support for and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied people.

Office for Access and Equity

The Office for Access and Equity strives to increase access to employment, programs, and services in an environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

 

Campus Advocacy Network

Provides a team approach to advocacy in order to assist UIC students, staff and faculty who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and hate crimes.

 

The Wellness Center

Provides accurate and relevant health and wellness information, educational programs, and knowledge to the UIC community.

 

Chancellor Committees

The chancellor committees represent the diversity of the UIC campus and help represent the needs of all students and facility.

 

Student Organizations

Pride

Pride is a diverse UIC student organization that serves all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, curious, straight and supportive people, and/or just friends at UIC.

 

Gender Umbrella Society

Is a platform at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) for those who want to break the gender binary and give them a voice on campus.

 

Queers & Allies

Is a medical student group that promotes the acceptance of LGBT students, faculty and staff through education and discussion of LGBT health issues and rights.

 

Community Resources

Howard Brown

Howard Brown Health Center exists to eliminate the disparities in health care experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.

 

Center On Halsted

Center on Halsted is the Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to building and strengthening the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community. More than 1,000 community members visit the Center every day, located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood.

 

Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and policy work.

 

Commission On Human Relations

The Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR) is charged with enforcing the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance and the Chicago Fair Housing Ordinance. The Commission investigates complaints to determine whether discrimination may have occurred, and uses its enforcement powers to punish acts of discrimination. Under the City's Hate Crimes Law, the agency aids hate crime victims. CCHR also employs proactive programs of education, intervention, and constituency building to discourage bigotry and bring people from different groups together.

 

Amigas Lantinas

A non-profit based in Chicago, bringing LBGTQ Latinas support, advocacy, and education fiercely and unapologetically since 1995.

 

Affinity

Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization that works with and on behalf of Black LGBTQ communities, queer youth, and allies to identify emergent needs, create safe spaces, develop leaders, and bridge communities through collective analysis and action for social justice, freedom, and human rights.

 

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives

A depository for the records of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) individuals and organizations, and for other resources bearing upon their lives and experiences in American society.

 

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.

 

Equality Illinois

The mission of Equality Illinois is to secure, protect and defend equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Illinois.

 

Human Rights Campaign

HRC seeks to improve the lives of LGBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans.

 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy.

 

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

SLDN is dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality within the military and providing free and direct legal assistance to service members affected by discrimination or harassment based on sexual orientation or gender identity.