Queer Resources

*New this 2014-2015 academic year* 

Some members of the Wesleyan community are known by a name that is different from their legal name. Students, faculty and staff who wish to be identified by a preferred name can enter that name in the Personal Information section of their e-portfolio. This preferred name will appear in most University systems. While anyone is welcome to use a preferred name, this option has been developed to respond to the needs of some international students, transgender people, and others who prefer to use a middle name or a nickname.

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Wesleyan Campus Resources

Office of Affirmative Action
Wesleyan Career Center
Class Deans
Office of the Dean for Equity and Inclusion
Davison Health Center
LGBTQ Alumni Network
Human Resources: How to register your domestic partnership: submit the affidavit of domestic partnership
Queer Resource CenterQueer Studies
Residential Life
Student Activities and Leadership Development
Student Groups
Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA)

Queer Studies Resources and Research in Wesleyan's Libraries

New York Public Library: Guide to Gay and Lesbian Studies
The University of Chicago: Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality - LGBTQ Studies Project
UCLA School of Law: The Williams Institute - sexual orientation law and public policy
Yale University: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies - list of queer studies programs
Colorado State University: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies - library resources

Connecticut Community Resources

Out Film CT: Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

CT TransAdvocacy Coalition
CTAC is a true grassroots and coalition oriented organization comprising of individuals and organizations dedicated to the advancement and attainment of full Human Rights for all trans and gender non-conforming people in every aspect of society and actively opposes discriminatory acts.

Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective
The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective empowers individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions to lead healthy lives through the provision of health and support services, education, and advocacy.

Human Diversity Resources
A resource guide for all kinds of gender and sexual minorities, sharing resources in CT.

New Haven Pride Center
The NHGLCC advocates equality and justice by educating the community about GLBT issues, and providing a safe and accessible place for all GLBT persons and their allies.

Stonewall Speakers
Stonewall Speakers, a Connecticut Stonewall Foundation, inc. is a speaker's bureau comprised of same gender loving, bisexual, transgender people and their allies, who give their hearts, time, and travel expenses to help eliminate hate. Speaking engagements generally include two or more panelists and combine personal life stories with a question and answer session. They speak to thousands of youth and adults annually.

Triangle Community Center
The Triangle Community Center, Inc. provides services to help strengthen the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community's sense of identity, pride and visibility, as well as to work with the greater Fairfield County community to foster understanding and awareness of LGBT issues.

True Colors: Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services
True Colors is a non-profit organization that combats homophobia, gender bias, and racism. They provide support, education, and advocacy to those responsible for the health, education, and well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Youth and Families.