Campus Groups

LGBTQ+ Student Organizations

These are student-led groups at Mason. Active and Inactive Groups are listed here.

Students are also always welcome to form new groups. If you are interested in forming a new group, you are welcome to consult the LGBTQ+ Resources Center for advice and support. Email us at lgbtq@gmu.edu to start the conversation!

Active Groups 

These student groups have met in the current academic year, have a leadership board, and often an advisor.

Pride Alliance

This student group is also a Recognized Student Organization and can be found in Mason360. They are usually working on activism and celebratory events like the amateur drag show.

Email: pride@gmu.edu
Website: http://gmupride.wordpress.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/gmupride
Twitter: @GMUPride http://twitter.com/GMUPride

Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC)

This student group has usually focused on holding space and creating community among queer and trans students of color.

Contact GmuQTPOC@gmail.com for interest in this organization and ways to get involved

Board Gaymers Club

This student group is usually focused on community building through playing in-person board games and tabletop games. Sometimes this group also hosts virtual game nights.

Contact gaymers@gmu.edu for interest in this organization and ways to get involved

Gamma Rho Lambda

This student group is also a Recognized Student Organization (RSO) and can be found in Mason360. This is an LGBTQ+ sorority that is open to queer and trans women, inclusive of non-binary femmes.

Contact grlgmu@gmail.com for interest in this organization and ways to get involved

LGBTQ+ Student-Athlete Group

This student group is focused on holding space for queer, trans, and non-binary NCAA student-athletes at Mason. They work in partnership with coaches and administrators in Mason Athletes and staff from the LGBTQ+ Resources Center to create community and inform best practices for LGBTQ+ student-athletes.

Contact Coach El Hilton at ehilton2@gmu.edu for interest in this organization and ways to get involved

ARISE Campus Ministry

This student group is also a Registered Student Organization (RSO) and can be found in Mason360. They are a specifically LGBTQ+ affirming Christian campus ministry. This student group holds faith-based space for LGBTQ+ Christians and does community service work.

Contact ARISE Director and Pastor Drew Ensz at aensz@gmu.edu for interest in this organization and ways to get involved

Graduate Assistant (GA) Community Committee, LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff Alliance

This student group is a committee as part of the LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff Alliance for graduate students who hold Graduate Professional Assistant (GPA), Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), and Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) roles at Mason.

Contact Committee Chair and Higher Education doctoral student Sophia Abbot at sabbot@gmu.edu for interest in this committee and to get involved.

Equality Alliance (Mason Law School)

This student group is focused on holding space and community building for LGBTQ+ law students at Mason.

Website: Equality Alliance


Inactive Student Groups 

These groups have been functional in the past and we would support students who are interested in re-forming them. 

 

 TQ (Trans and Queer) Mason

This student group is usually focused on holding space and creating community among trans, non-binary, and all gender-expansive students.

Email: tqmason@gmu.edu

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/transqueermason/

Twitter: @tq_mason

LGBTQ+ Graduate Students

This student group is focused on community building for masters and doctoral LGBTQ+ students at Mason.

Contact Josh Kinchen at jkinchen@gmu.edu for interest in this organization and ways to get involved

Faculty/Staff Organizations

LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff Alliance

This faculty/staff group is also an Employee Resource Group (ERG) and can be found o the Human Resources & Payroll website.

Website: lgbtfacstaff.gmu.edu