Student Life Diversity Statement

LGBTQ Resource Center

The mission of the LGBTQ Resource Center is to cultivate safe spaces on campus and within our Center’s programs, empowering LGBTQ students to develop their authentic identity, and become proud, successful, engaged members of the UH community.

Featured Events & Programs

Genderations Film & Panel

January 31st
11:30 – 1:30pm
SC South, Heights Room 224

The LGBTQ Resource Center and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion are participating in Gender Pride Week! Join us for a showing of Genderations, a documentary about gender and its role in society, followed by a panel of gender nonconforming, gender non-binary, and/or gender fluid individuals.

Sexual Health Resource Fair

February 15th
11:30am – 1:00pm
SC Plaza

Sexual Health Week promotes sexual health and sex positivity. You're invited to a resource fair with on-campus and community partners to share resources and services related to being the safest and healthiest you.

Discussion Group

Ally 2.0 Workshop - Pronoun Party

February 26th
2:30pm – 4:00pm
SC South, Space City Room 214

This workshop will provide participants an opportunity to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and how to use them in real life scenarios. The atmosphere will be casual and safe to practice using pronouns such as they/them/theirs, xe/xem/xyr, and more!

Upcoming Events & Workshops

  • JAN
    30

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • JAN
    31

    Genderations Film & Panel

    11:30 – 1:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    The LGBTQ Resource Center and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion are participating in Gender Pride Week! Join us for a showing of Genderations, a documentary about gender and its role in society, followed by a panel of gender nonconforming, gender non-binary, and/or gender fluid individuals.

  • FEB
    6

    Queer & Trans People of Color Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • FEB
    7

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop - Register

    12:00 – 1:15pm, Student Center South, Space City Room 214

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • FEB
    12

    Polyamory Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group creates an environment to learn about polyamory and to process the diverse experiences of those in polyamorous relationships.

  • FEB
    13

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • FEB
    20

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center, Student Center North, Room 201

    The monthly Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • FEB
    21

    Cougar Ally Training - Register

    12:45 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • FEB
    27

    Ally 2.0 Workshop: Pronoun Party - Register

    2:30 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Space City Room 214

    This workshop will provide participants an opportunity to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and how to use them in real life scenarios. The atmosphere will be casual and safe to practice using pronouns such as they/them/theirs, xe/xem/xyr, and more!

  • FEB
    27

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    4

    AIDS Walk Houston

    12:00 – 2:00pm, Sam Houston Park - Downtown Houston, 1000 Bagby St. 77002

    All students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to represent the Cougars by walking in the 3K AIDS Walk Houston and/or raising funds for the AIDS Foundation Houston.

  • MAR
    6

    Queer & Trans People of Color Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • MAR
    7

    Transgender 101 Workshop - Register

    3:45 – 5:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    This workshop will introduce participants to transgender terms, issues, and identities. They will gain a better understanding of the experiences and needs of the transgender community on campus in order to cultivate a culture of trans inclusion.

  • MAR
    19

    Polyamory Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group creates an environment to learn about polyamory and to process the diverse experiences of those in polyamorous relationships.

  • MAR
    20

    Ally 2.0 Workshop: What the A? - Register

    3:30 – 5:00pm, Student Center South, Space City Room 214

    This workshop will cover the spectrums within the Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender identities.

  • MAR
    20

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center, Student Center North, Room 201

    The monthly Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • MAR
    21

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop - Register

    12:00 – 1:15pm, Student Center South, Bayou City Room 219

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • MAR
    27

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    29

    An Evening with Alok

    6:00 – 9:00pm, Student Center South, Theater 103

    Alok is a gender non-conforming writer, entertainer, and performance artist. Alok has been invited to perform, speak, and facilitate at universities, conferences, and organizations across the world; their work has been featured in various outlets like HBO, MTV, The Guardian, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and more.

  • APR
    3

    Swimming While Drowning: Play with Q&A

    5:00 – 8:00pm, Student Center South, Theater 103

    Emilio Rodriquez's play Swimming While Drowning focuses on two gay Latino teens living in a Los Angeles shelter to escape familial homophobia. Themes include LGBTQ homelessness, issues queer teens face, intersectionality, and privilege.

  • APR
    3

    Queer & Trans People of Color Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • APR
    9

    Polyamory Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group creates an environment to learn about polyamory and to process the diverse experiences of those in polyamorous relationships.

  • APR
    10

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    10

    BULLY: Screening with Q&A

    6:00 – 8:00pm, Student Center South, Theater 103

    In this musical we see the events leading up to the suicide of 14-year-old Sam Bradley and the after effects on his family, his town, and even on the bullies whose torment he sought to escape. By looking at the layers of bullying that permeate his world, we can engage in a deeper conversation about the systemic problems that lead to this senseless loss of life. A Q & A with the filmmaker follows the film.

  • APR
    11

    Pansexual Awareness Day

    11:30 – 1:00pm, Student Center South, Food Court

    Visit us at the SC South Food Court to learn more about pansexuality!

  • APR
    17

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center, Student Center North, Room 201

    The monthly Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • APR
    24

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    17

    Ally 2.0 Workshop: Being a Religious Ally - Register

    2:00 – 3:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    This workshop is designed to help individuals reconcile their religious identity with their ability to be an ally.

  • APR
    20

    Cougar Ally Training - Register

    8:45 – 12:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

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Office Info

LGBTQ Resource Center
4465 University Dr. Rm. N201
Houston, TX 77204-4014

Phone: 832-842-6191
Location: Student Center, N201
lgbtq@uh.edu

Office Hours

FALL / SPRING HOURS
M-Th 9:00am – 6:00pm
F 9:00am – 5:00pm
SUMMER HOURS
M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm