Ten Year Anniversary

Our Story

lgbt resource centerIn 2000, the first Safe Space Ally Workshop was offered by the LGBT Support Network (currently known as the LGBTQA Campus Advisory Network). Later this group collaborated with students to advocate for an LGBT Resource Center and a staff position. As a result of these efforts and with the support of Student Affairs administration, the LGBT Resource Center opened its doors on May 19, 2004 with two co-coordinators who worked six hours a week. In 2006, a new position was created in the Center for Student Involvement, the Coordinator for the LGBT Resource Center and Social Justice Organizations. The part-time Coordinator position became a full-time Director position in July 2012 and was reorganized to operate under the umbrella of Multicultural Student Affairs.

Celebratory Selfie Gallery

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Help us celebrate this momentous occasion by sending us your best photos holding one of the enclosed celebration signs! Click the poster design to download. All images may be shared at LGBTRC@northwestern.edu. Please note that by sending this image, you are giving Northwestern University permission to broadcast and otherwise display the photograph or image on its website. The photograph or image, however, remains the sole property of the copyright holder.