The President's Commission on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues exists to help make UNH a place that is welcoming and inclusive of its gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
GIA Week "Transforming Gender"
Mon, Nov 16 through Fri, Nov 20
For flyer (click here) for complete program details (click here)
Gender Identities Awareness (GIA) Week is an annual week of events to promote acceptance and celebration of the lives of transgender people. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend all events listed on the flyer. Event sponsors include Trans UNH, The Waysmeet Center, Commission on the Status of LGBTQ+ People, Kidder Fund and others as noted on the flyer.
Coming Out Week Speaker
Shane Bitney Crone
Wed, Oct 14, 7:00pm, MUB Strafford Rm.
Shane Bitney Crone is an activist, speaker, writer and filmmaker. Despite his efforts to fit in, Shane fell victim to years of homophobic bullying and severe depression. A year after the death of his partner, Shane worked with Linda Bloodworth Thomason and created Bridegroom: A Love Story, Unequaled. Shane continues to channel his energy to support good causes, hoping to inspire others with his creativity and personal triumphs. Event sponsored by MUB Lecture Series, Kidder Fund and others.
For more information on other GLBTQA+ events (Click Here)
News & Quick Information
- LGBTQ+ Student Support Group, meet Friday afternoons - More info
- Trans, non-conforming students, know your rights under Title IX (click here for more information)
- UNH Benefits update: Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) find out more
- Information on changing your name or using a preferred name
- Bias Free Language Guide
3-time All-American wrestler Hudson Taylor created Athlete Ally—a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering athletes to consider their status as role models and be conscious of the words they choose, eliminating the homophobic language that is all too prevalent in sports.
"It Gets Better" Stories from UNH students on hope for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.