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 email@example.com to start the conversation!
These student groups have met in the current academic year, have a leadership board, and often an advisor.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for interest in this organization and ways to get involved
Gamma Rho Lambda
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.
LGBTQ+ Graduate Students
This student group is focused on community building for masters and doctoral LGBTQ+ students at Mason.
Contact Josh Kinchen at firstname.lastname@example.org for interest in this organization and ways to get involved
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.