LGBT Resource Center History
In 2013, the LGBT Resource Center Celebrated its 20 Year Anniversary.
Check out our 20 Year Anniversary Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LGBTRC20Year
•Formed by faculty and staff initially as a social group, but quickly transitioned into more activism work
•get Residence halls to allow same-sex couples to live together
•get gender identity and sexual orientation to be included in the University’s non-discrimination policy
1987 – First report given to the Chancellor on why the campus needs a LGBT Resource center with an office – it was ignored.
- Gay Liberation Front
- Gay Illini
- Gay and Lesbian Illini
- Lesbian and Gay Illini
- Changes into People for Lesbian gay and bisexual concerns (PLGBC) Feb 24 1991)
- Pride (Maybe other iterations existed at other times that could not be located)