LGBTQ Center

Contact Us

Mailing Address

22 Benevolent Street
Box 1915
Providence, RI 02912

Phone

401-863-3062

You can also find us on Linktree and Discord.

Visit Us

Visit us in-person at Stonewall House (22 Benevolent St).

 

For Medical and Graduate Students

Our LGBTQ graduate and medical students are an important part of the LGBTQ student community at Brown.
For more information on resources such as academic journals and conferences that may be of interest, please visit the Compiled Resources document in the resources section of our website.

We host...

  • Monthly social events for graduate and medical students
  • Journal clubs and departmental events for LGBTQ+ graduate and medical students across campus
  • Special events and series, such as the 2023 Queer Health All Student Mixer series in partnership with Queer People for the Advancement of Medicine (QPAAM), which was an informal conversational series on LGBTQ+ topics in public health and medicine including access to gender-affirming care, and navigating medical spaces as LGBTQ+ people

In addition to graduate and medical student specific events, all graduate and medical students are invited and welcome to attend any and all of our LGBTQ Center programming, including our non-grad/med-designated socials.

If you would like to host an event for your department, club, or lab at the LGBTQ Center, or have an idea for an event you would like to see, please reach out to LGBTQ@brown.edu.

Med/Grad Listserv

To stay up to date with the LGBTQ Center, we suggest subscribing to our newsletter as well as adding yourself to the “QA MED GRAD LISTSERV,” where we share information and updates about graduate-specific programming.

Follow these steps to subscribe to the listserv:

  1. Log into the Listserv
  2. Under email lists, navigate to "QA MED GRAD MEMBERS" and select "subscribe" in the options column
  3. Enter your first and last name, and then your Brown email address
  4. For subscription type, select “Regular”
  5. At the bottom of the page, click “Subscribe (QA MED GRAD MEMBERS)”
  6. You will then receive a confirmation email where you will have to click a link to confirm your subscription.

For Alumni

Brown Alumni Pride Association (BAPA), previously known as the Transgender, Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Alumni Group at Brown (TBGALA), seeks to provide Brown's LGBTQ alumni with a social and professional network to support and enrich their life pursuits; to reconnect them with Brown University; to marshal alum experiences to serve the intellectual, cultural and social well-being of students; to offer role models for the Brown community; and to inform the educational practices of Brown University.

All Brown Alumni who identify as Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbian or Gay, or who support the goals of this organization, are eligible to join BAPA. You can become a member today by visiting the BAPA website or by updating your profile through the Brown Alumni Relations website. You can email them at BAPA@Alumni.Brown.edu to learn more or to be added to the BAPA email list.

There are various ways Alumni can support the LGBTQ Center. We have opportunities for Alums to serve on Advisory Boards and Working Groups. In addition, BAPA is always looking for volunteers and leaders who would like to start a BAPA chapter in their area. If you sponsor LGBTQ Alumni events in your home town or city and you would like to let recent grads know about your events we can post them here on our website. During Commencement/Reunion weekend, BAPA also co-sponsors an Alumni Reception with the Alumni Relations Office. Please check the BAPA calendar in May for the most up-to-date information.

If you would like to make a gift to the LGBTQ Center you can contact the LGBTQ Center Director, Caitlin O'Neill, to discuss BAPA's specific needs. To provide some examples, your gift can help fund supplies, student support, and social, cultural, and academic programming organized through to the LGBTQ Center

Volunteer for the LGBTQ Center

One of the easiest ways to get involved in LGBTQ life on campus is to volunteer for the LGBTQ Center. We often need assistance with program planning, program implementation, putting up posters, making LGBTQ+ buttons and ribbons, and other special projects. The time commitment can be as small or large as you'd like it to be.

You can also do a class project or an unpaid internship through our Center if approved by the Director (we will assist you with projects as our capacity allows).

Email us to find out more and/or sign up as an LGBTQ Center volunteer.