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Pride Center Events & Resources

Peer Counseling

Peer Counseling is a weekly one-on-one with a peer who is a student from Student Health and Counseling Services. Make an appointment to meet with a peer counselor this semester.

Tuedays | 1:30 – 4:30pm

Wednesdays | 2 – 5pm

Register for Peer Counseling

Queer Connect

Queer Connect is a weekly support group for those who identify as LGBTQIA+. This safe space seeks to create an accessible, affirming, and empowering space for students of all intersecting identities to come together in a community and support one another. All topics or questions are welcome. Attend every week or drop in once, the door is open.

Thursdays | 12 – 1 pm

Rainbow Ally Training

This 2-hour in-person interactive workshop is designed to help attendees learn about the experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals and how to be supportive and inclusive of queer-identifying students. Presentation topics include LGBTQ+ definitions and terminology, gender-inclusive language, promoting safety, allyship accountability, and laws that affect queer, trans, and gender-diverse individuals.

New dates are coming soon!

PRIDE Week Celebration

PRIDE Week celebrates the social movement that advocates for recognition and acceptance of LGBT people in society and their liberation from oppressive social systems, policies, and practices. The weeklong celebration serves as an affirmation of authentic self-expression and gender diversity, recognition of achievements and contributions to the advancement of LGBTQ+ existence and stokes the movement for global LGBTQ+ rights.

PRIDE Week Activities

Lavender Graduation

This is a celebration of the academic achievements of our LGBTQ+ students here at Sac State. Sac State graduates of the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 semesters are invited to participate in this Spring’s Lavender Graduation Ceremony.

The event will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024 | 3 – 5pm

(Disclaimer: This is a public event that is open to the campus community.)

Graduate Registration

General Attendee Registration

If you have any questions, please contact us at pride@csus.edu

Queer Prom

Are you in your Mask Era?? Join us at Queer Prom 2024! Queer Prom offers a prom experience that affirms the LGBTQ+ community and encourages attendees to be their authentic selves. This year’s theme, “Masqueerade Ball,” will provide a safe environment filled with music and dancing. This free event is open to LGBTQ+ students, staff, faculty, administrators, and allies; each attendee is welcome to bring one guest. There will be a DJ, activity stations, a photo backdrop, and refreshments. Join us for a night of unapologetically fabulous festivities!

Friday, April 5 | 5 – 9 pm

Register to attend Queer Prom

Transgender Awareness Week

March 31st - April 5th is Transgender Awareness Week, a crucial time to uplift the voices and experiences of the trans and gender non-conforming community through education and action. In collaboration with campus partners, the PRIDE Center will highlight the humanity of transgender and non-binary identities in programs and events throughout the week. Transgender Awareness Week is open to all members of the Hornet family; faculty, staff, and students are invited to engage in the week's activities and enrich their appreciation and awareness of LGBTQ+ diversity.

Event details coming soon!

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All-Gender Bathrooms Map

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Additional Resources

Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf
PO Box 94116
Seattle, WA 98124

Deaf Queer Resource Center
P.O. Box 14431
San Francisco, CA 94114

Windy City Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (WCRAD)
info@wcrad.org
773-904-0026
3656 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60613