The Universities at Shady Grove seeks to empower and fully supports lesbian, gay, bi/pansexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual, and all other non-dominant sexual and gender identiies. We also support LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff, and allies of all identities. We strive to make USG an inclusive and safe place for students to learn and express themselves.
Here are a few resources:
Free 2B (student organization)
USG Human Resources' Diversity Toolkit: Sexual Orientation
USG Human Resources' Diversity Toolkit: Gender Identity and Expression
Did you know: USG offers a single-use All-Gender Restroom located in Building III, 1st floor near the Priddy Library and the Student & Academic Services office.
Off Campus (Local)
TransLaw (for guidance on changing your name and gender marker)
LGBT @ USG Events Calendar
August 29: Welcome Week Community Showcase
September 24-28: Ally Week (see poster below for more infomation). Various events occuring throughout the week, featuring an Ally Training on Sept. 27.
October 18: GLAAD Spirit Day
March 29-30: Transgender Day of Visibility (observed)
June 28: USG Celebrates Pride Month
Want to host or help plan an event? Email Shelby Speer!