Be Yourself Here.
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.
Get connected to the LGBTQ+ students on campus by joining our Discord server.
Mar 31 10:30 am
LGBTQ+ SAGA Leadership Brunch
Join the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Sexuality and Gender Acceptance (SAGA) Squad for an interactive Leadership Brunch with fun, food, and discussion about identity, community, advocacy, self-care, and more. The event will include an “L-G-B-T-+” Q&A panel, games, and networking opportunities. See details for RSVP and question form links.
Mar 31 11:00 am
Trans Day of Visibility
Apr 03 4:30 pm
The Trans/Nonbinary Chats are for transgender students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.
Apr 04 11:30 am
Queer Art Showcase
Come and show your own queer art and/or learn about famous LGBTQ+ artists.
Apr 05 12:30 pm
LGBTQ+ Rainbow Chats
The LGBTQ+ Rainbow Chats are for all sexual and gender identities as well as people questioning their identity. It is an intentional space for students to share and learn about all identities on the spectrum.
Meet Our Staff
Gender & Sexuality Program Manager
Cougar Ally Training - This training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face.
Affirm LGBTQ Ally Leadership Certificate - This program provides engaging workshops and programs that increase students’ knowledge and understanding of the lives of LGBTQ people.
Speakers Bureau - A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences.
SAGA - The Sexuality and Gender Acceptance (SAGA) Squad is a student leadership program for the LGBTQIA+ and ally students. Participants represent the Center, plan outreach initiatives and events, and create a welcoming environment for all in the LGBTQ Resource Center.
Peer Mentoring Program - Do you need someone to talk to who understands what it means to be an LGBTQIA+ student at UH? Our mentors are here to help you work through various areas in your life:
Rainbow Chats - Students are encouraged to facilitate discussion groups. Simply request to be trained. The LGBTQ Resource Center staff will contact you about training dates and provide any needed support.
Discord - Our online communication tool that the resource center uses that allows for LGBTQ+ and Allies at UH to connect with one another.
- 1200 Over 1200 students, staff, and faculty have attended the Cougar Ally Training.
- 40 Over 40 students attend our Discussions Groups every year.
- 15-20 A close-knit group of 15-20 students receive support through our Peer Mentoring Program every year.
Phone & Email
LGBTQ Resource Center
4465 University Dr. Rm. N201
Houston, TX 77204-4014
Student Center North, Room 201
Diversity & Inclusion Statement
The UH LGBTQ Resource Center embraces diversity and inclusion, and recognizes our responsibility to foster an open, welcoming environment where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and identities can be their authentic selves.
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