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Affiliated Student Organizations

LGBT Resource Center Affiliated Student Organizations

A Space

A-Space is a safe space for members of the asexual and aromantic spectrum and their allies. Our meetings range from discussion topics to social meetings, to external activities, sometimes with other LGBTQ student groups. To learn more about A-Space, please email aspaceuiuc@gmail.com.

CUTES

Campus Union for Trans* Equality and Support (CUTES) is an organization dedicated to advocacy and support of transgender, genderqueer, gender fluid, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students. CUTES helps bring important visibility to issues affecting trans* people on campus and works with other groups and offices to provide resources that help affirm its members’ gender identities. To learn more about CUTES, please email cutes.uiuc@gmail.com.

Fuse

Fuse is a safe space for questioning and queer people of color (QPOC) to come destress and discuss different topics centered around intersectional identities. We collaborate with other organizations and also host social and educational events. Come as you are! Tuesdays from 5p-7p at the LGBTRC. To learn more about FUSE, please email ssuresh@illinois.edu

oSTEM

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) at Illinois is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally professional society dedicated to the development and support of students in STEM. Bringing together networks of students and professionals in industry and academia, meetings consist of networking opportunities, career advice, social events, and advocacy of the LGBTQIA+ community. Students build skills for the promotion of their individual careers while learning more about LGBTQIA+ culture and history." To learn more about oSTEM, please email ostem.illinois@gmail.com.

Queer Library Alliance

The Queer Library Alliance (QLA) is a group for iSchool students to explore ways that librarians and archivists can provide better service for their LGBTQ patrons. Social aspects of this group include reading recommendation parties, attending CU Pride in September, and general outings throughout the year. Professional development of our members is a critical part of QLA, as well. To learn more about QLA and its meeting information, please email qlauiuc@illinois.edu.

Women of Pride

Women of Pride is a student group for all queer identities and allies that advocate for queer liberation and safe, supportive space to gather. We informally educate the campus community of cultural, political, and other social issues related to LGBTQ+ experiences. One of our goals is to foster a sense of community amongst people of all genders and sexualities and highlight the importance of intersectionality. To learn more about Women of Pride, please email uiucwomenofpride@gmail.com.