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Central Kentucky LGBTQIA+ Resource Guide: Education (General) and Education (College & University)

A resource guide for LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies of Central Kentucky

Background on Guide:

Statement of Responsibility: This is the work of Jacqueline Doucet, please feel free to contact at jndouc2@uky.edu 

Education (General)

Gay Straight Alliance Networks

Description: GSAs are student-run clubs operating in both high school and middle schools that provide support, socialization, and activism activities for LGBTQ youth. The overarching goal is to fight against homophobia and transphobia; providing leadership and activist training for group members and encouraging them to advocate for nondiscriminatory policies and greater equality accomplishes this.

LGBTQ Student Resources and Support

Description: A resource and support guide for LGBTQ students and educators

Lexington High School GSA Groups

Description: Lexington High schools chapters of Gay-Straight Alliance

Bryan Station ....................................................................859-381-3308

Dunbar ..............................................................................859-381-3546

Lafayette ...........................................................................859-381-3474

Sayre .................................................................................859-254-1361

Tates Creek .......................................................................859-381-3620

International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth and Student Organization

Description: IGLYO is an internationally focused advocacy and activism organization focused on representing the interests of LGBTQ youth. To accomplish this mission, the organization hosts conferences to provide educational materials and offers the general public many opportunities to get involved.

 

College and University

Education (College & University)

Eastern Kentucky University

The Alphabet Center at EKU

Description: The Alphabet Center is an LGBTQ+ affirming student organization and safe space, which seeks equality, equity, and social justice for the LGBTQ+ community and other marginalized groups through visibility, awareness, education, social activities, community building, and positive self-development.

 

 

Transylvania University

TUnity

Description: LGBTQ Student Group at Transylvania University. TUnity supports LGBTQA students to help form a sense of community and friendship. The purpose of TUnity is to provide a safe space and supportive community for queer and ally students where they can work together to raise awareness and organize action and intersectional issues in the LGBTQA community. 

Contact: Lissa Ellen Cox

Haupt Humanities 209

Transylvania University

300 North Broadway

Lexington, KY 40508-1797

Phone: (859) 233-8178

E-mail: ecox@transy.edu

 

University of Kentucky

Office of LGBTQ* Resources

Description: The Office of LGBTQ* Resources at the University of Kentucky is the principal center for accessing information, groups, and services related to diverse sexualities and gender identities. They are a campus-wide office that supports the Office of the Vice President for Institutional Diversity in making sure that the UK community is a welcoming, safe, and supportive place for all students, faculty, and staff. They also seek to connect and collaborate with LGBTQ* community groups and friends across the City of Lexington and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

 

 

 

Studying Abroad Resources

College Guide for LGBTQ Students

Students and Gender Identity

Librarian

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Jacqueline Doucet
Contact:
core 1, 1st floor, Young Library 40506-0456
859-218-0719
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