Winter 2017, Finals
UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
Monday-Thursday 8am-7pm & Friday 8am-4:30pm
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When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
- Audre Lorde
Save the date for the upcoming events! 

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
5pm , Communidad Room, Cross Cultural Center

QCAMP reunion!

Come learn about upcoming events and resources for the LGBTQIA+ community on campus.

Refreshments provided.

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
12-1:30pm , LGBT Resource Center

Join us for pan dulce, chisme & community at the LGBTRC. Our Pan Dulce platicas are open to students, staff, and faculty.

In the description 'chisme' is a reclaimed term: 
"Chisme and gossip are popular and pleasurable ways of imparting vernacular histories for different communities of color because of their porous and sometimes subversive narrative frame"- Solimar Otero, from "Yemayá y Ochún"

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
12-1:30pm , LGBT Resource Center

Join UC San Diego's LGBT Resource Center for our annual LGBT Alumni Brunch! Join us for fun, friends and memories!

Out and Proud Program Submission

Out and Proud Week presents the largest opportunity for community visibility on the UC San Diego campus. It is a week-long opportunity, to be in community, learn about the community, and reflection on the struggles and achievements of LGBTQIA-identified students, staff, and faculty and our allies. 

The LGBT Resource Center is doing a call out for programs, events, educational opportunities, and gatherings that represent the mission of Out and Proud Week. 

If you'd like to submit, click here!

Out and Proud Week will take place Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28th, 2017
Community Announcements and Groups
LGBTQ-Meds and Med Students 4 Justice are hosting the 2nd Annual Transgender Week of Visibility from March 28-31, 2017.Come join and participate in these events that will be happening in the UCSD School of Medicine!

14th Annual Overnight Program

From April 6th-8th, we will be hosting our 14th Annual Overnight program for UC San Diego-admitted high school seniors. Within this program, prospective students will spend three days and two nights with an on-campus undergraduate who will show them  a more personalized experience of UC San Diego. 

Get involved!
1. You can host a workshop to empower and educate incoming students about social justice and identities here
2. Become a volunteer here

2017 PFLAG Scholarships

Do you need money for college?

Since 1998, PFLAG San Diego County has overseen the awarding of over 90 scholarships in the amount of $131,000 to LGBT scholars. The PFLAG San Diego county scholarships are open until  April 15, 2017!

Apply  here !


10th Annual Queer and Asian Conference 
Fri. April 28th - Sun. April 30th
University of California, Berkeley
We are now opening registration for the 10th annual Queer and Asian Conference ! We encourage queer Asians and our allies from everywhere to come attend. This year's theme for QACON17 is Enough. As such, we will be exploring, reflecting, and learning about our community and identities to empower, heal, and fight for ourselves, our community, and other marginalized communities.
QACON  admission is open to any individual who expresses interest in the issues or the community, and the entire conference - registration, volunteer housing, keynote speakers, workshops, and two included meals - is completely free

Links: Registration and housing

BlaqOut Conference
Tues. April 21, 2017 - Thurs. April 23, 2017
UC Davis

The three day conference is designed to create a networking, empowerment and critical community building opportunity for folks within the Black/African Diaspora and LGBTQIA+ community. This is a structured conference featuring workshops from undergraduate and graduate scholars, staff, community members and activists with identities within the BlaQueer Diaspora. 

We would like to announce that this year's BlaqOut Conference registration will be free. The theme of this years conference is I Love My BlaQness and Yours Too!

We are pleased to announce that our registration application is now live, you can register here!

LGBT Resource Center Affiliate Program

Is your organization or group interested in partnering with the UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center? Are you looking to start your own LGBTQIA+ org? Need a meeting space? Looking for leadership opportunities? Check out our Affiliate Program! The UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center Affiliate Program has a variety of perks and opportunities for your organization. Check out our website for the application and more details. For questions contact
For more Program info click here
Click here to access an Application

Do you have library recommendations?

Is there anything you'd like to see added to our library at the LGBT Resource Center? Well you're in luck, our library intern is currently looking for recommendations!

If there is a book, magazine, comic, CD, etc. that you think would be a great addition, feel free to let us know by filling out this survey!

Queer Student Orgs and Affiliates 
Men's Relationship Forum
Weeks 2-10, Mondays 2:30-4pm
Women's Center Small Group Room

LGBTQIA+ Leaders for 2016-2017

We're creating a community roster of LGBTQIA+ student leaders on campus to keep the community better updated of resources and opportunities. You have the option for your information to remain internal - for the LGBT Resource Center Professional Staff to be able to contact you regarding opportunities OR for it to be public- to be listed on our website for peers and community to know who our student leaders are.

Submit your info  here.  F or questions, contact Maribel Gomez at
Campus Community Centers

Apply to be a Peer Guide for the Peer Guidance Program! 
The Peer Guidance Program is an amazing opportunity to be directly involved with your peers at UC San Diego. 
We are looking for students who want to make an impact in their community and help younger students succeed and achieve at the college level.
For more information, contact or
Deadline to apply is Friday, March 24th!

The Art of Transformation
Three new murals unveiled at the Raza Resource Centro

"Murals tell a story, they start a conversation. What does intersectionality look like within the Latino/a identity and the growth of a scholar activist? How do we decolonize our mind and grow together as a community?"

Read more here!

This Week at the RC


Rainbow Newsletter submissions: 

If you would like to submit relevant events to be featured in the newsletter, please email
Community Classifieds

Asian and Pacific Islander Diaspora in Higher Education Summit
will be held on 4/20, 4-7pm at the San Diego Alumni Center!
The keynote will be Dr.Samuel Museus from Indiana University. Join us and RSVP here!

Triton Day Volunteer Sign up

Triton Day is an exciting event for our campus, and the Community Receptions are an important part in welcoming students to UC San Diego. It takes the efforts of MANY to make the day happen.
This year Triton Day will be held on Saturday, April 8th.  The Community Receptions Volunteer Group will have breakfast starting at 9:15 at the LGBT RC and there will be opportunities to help out until 1:30 pm (lunch included!)

We need students and staff to help welcome potential students and families.  If you can volunteer, please click here to give us you contact information, t-shirt size, etc., and here to find out more about the specific volunteer opportunities as well as signing up for specific tasks.

Sign ups end Wednesday, April 5th!

The Office of Parent & Family Programs is NOW HIRING!

Become a Triton Community Programming Leader (TCPL) for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Earn $11.85/hour and work up to 70 hours!
  • Help with big events like Family Weekend and Siblings Day and being a liaison between parents and our campus.
  • Develop leadership and teamwork skills in this unique position.
  • Our hours are flexible and fit with other jobs and class schedules.
  • Open to all current undergraduate students. 

The Triton Opinion Editor Opening

The Triton, UCSD's independent student-run news source, is looking for a new Opinion Editor! We're particularly looking for people who have things that they're passionate about and people with marginalized identities are highly encouraged to apply. 

Application here!

If you have any questions, please email Jaz Twersky at

Only 1 in 10 people from low-income families are able to have a bachelor's degree, while the share of jobs that require one has doubled. 

We are the Educational Advancement Program (EAP) of UCSD, and we are here to address the issue at its root cause, high school. Join us by filling out this simple application here

You will be contacted shortly regarding your role based on your interests and the partner high school's needs. Any questions can be directed to