The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC), located on the third floor of the Campus Center in room 329, is a safe space for all students to engage in dialogue around the intersections of Gender & Sexuality on our campus and in our society.
Core to our mission is providing Community, Pride and Empowerment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Pansexual, Asexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ*) spectrum students and their allies. The center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all LGBTQ* persons at UAlbany. The GSRC enhances the University commitment to social justice and diversity by supporting students of all backgrounds and cultural identities and is a valuable source of support and networking for students, faculty and staff.
The GSRC is open: when school is in session
Every 3rd Saturday11-6pm
The GSRC & the MRC are part of the Office of Intercultural Student Engagement
Candlelight Vigil Highlights Observance of Transgender Awareness Week, Nov 14-20
In observance of Transgender Awareness Week, happening Nov. 14-20, the University at Albany will honor fallen members of the transgender community by hosting a candlelight vigil, along with a series of events. The ceremony, hosted by UAlbany’s Student Association, will pay tribute to those lost in the past year due to anti-trans violence.
UAlbany Ranked Among The Most LGBTQ+ Friendly Schools in 2015!
Article by The Her Campus Team in Campus Life: “We have a growing Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies department which is open for…everybody to learn about the history of the LGBTQ+ community and their ongoing accomplishments,” says Tabia Robinson, a senior at University at Albany – SUNY. “I am very proud of my school when it comes to LGBTQ+ awareness.” Talk about school pride!
UAlbany Professor Aims to Reduce HIV Transmission for Latino MSM Community
UAlbany Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology Frank Dillon has been awarded $449,220 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to improve understand the factors that disproportionately prevent Latino gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (LMSM) from participating in testing or otherwise being aware of their HIV status.
UAlbany junior Yanelis Martinez is one of eight individuals chosen by the Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute to join the 2015 Class of Victory Congressional Interns. A summer intern in the Washington, D.C., office of Arizona Rep. Raúl Grijalva, Martinez was chosen from a pool of more than 100 national applicants.
UAlbany faculty experts are available to discuss a range of issues related to the concepts of self-identification, race relations and gender relations, including the concept of 'whiteness,' gender inclusion, diversity and multiracialism; as related to former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal and U.S. Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner.