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Safe Zone:

Creating a More Inclusive
Campus Climate for All

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ACCESS THE DVD AND BOOK COLLECTION
The GSC has an extensive collection of DVD’s and books that can be borrowed free of charge with a campus ID. Visit BSB room 181 to earn more.


CREATE A SAFE ZONE
Find out more about how to transform your unit through a Safe Zone consultation HERE.


ENERGIZE THE CLASSROOM
GSC staff can customize a presentation for your classroom. Center staff members have expertise in a variety of subject areas including terminology and history related to gender identity and expression and sexual identity; theatre and social change; health disparities; community partnership and coalition work; and youth leadership development.

Email lgbtqa@uic.edu with 1) Your name 2) Title of course and 3) Goals for presentation.


STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Gender Umbrella Society is a student organization supporting and advocating for inclusive spaces and policies for transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming students. Allies are welcome.

PRIDE at UIC is a student organization that meets regularly and plans an annual celebration event. Allies are welcome.

Queers and Allies is a student organization for medical, nursing, and health-oriented students. The group is mostly graduate and professional students, but undergrads are welcome.

Bi Quest is an emerging student organization for those who identify as bisexual, queer, fluid, pan/omnisexual and allies.

One More Chance Clinic is a community partner organization that hosts weekly discussion groups led by Mr. Stephvon 'Bo' Cook, MMHC, CADC. The group helps men who have been affected by emotional disturbances, substance abuse, HIV, incarceration and sexuality issues to understand their potential through confidential holistic therapeutic mental and emotional support. By examining oppressive institutions and systems, 1MCC members discuss definitions of love and loving oneself, healthy relationships, mental and physical wellness and positive sexuality.


THE CENTERS FOR CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING AND SOCIAL CHANGE
The Gender and Sexuality Center is one of the six Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change at UIC reporting to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs in Academic Affairs.

The most significant strengths of the Centers include their expertise in providing relevant support to their specific student, staff, and faculty populations and their capacity to provide education to the general campus. They are committed to connecting the experiences, needs, dreams, and commitments of diverse campus communities to advance our principle of making diversity a social asset.

The six centers include: African-American Cultural Center, Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, Disability Resource Center, Gender and Sexuality Center, Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center, and Women’s Leadership and Resource Center.


GSC, 1007 W. Harrison St. (MC 369), Chicago, IL 60607 :: Voice Phone (312) 413-8619 :: Fax Number (312) 996-4688