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University/Tech College Student/Staff Social/Support Groups & Services
• Asexual Identities Discussion Group (UW Madison)
Are you ace, gray-a, demisexual, aromantic, or questioning? Do you want to explore those terms and identities in a safer environment and meet people who have similar experiences? Asexual Identities is a new open discussion group for exploring what it means and what it can be like to have an asexual identity.

LGBTCC Red Gym 123, 716 Langdon St Madison, WI 53706 

email: karabissen@gmail.com



• ASM Diversity Committee
ASM Diversity Committee is in charge of issues relating to students of color, LGBTQ, differently-abled and nontraditional students at UW-Madison.

Student Activity Center, 333 E. Campus Mall, Rm 4301 Madison WI 53715 

email: makers@wisc.edu   
web: www.asm.wisc.edu/diversity.html 

Phone: Mia Akers, 608.265.4276 
Fax: 608.265.5637



• Crosswords Initiative (UW Madison)
Crossroads Initiative is a uniquely Wisconsin approach to addressing the intersec- tional realities of student’s lives. This initiative bridges the work of the LGBT Campus Center and the Multicultural Student Center to address the needs of students living at the intersections of race, sexuality, gender, and other layers of identity. Some of our programs include:


Reel to Real: a monthly movie screening and discussion event featuring films about LGBTQ people of color.

Link Potluck: a monthly gathering of LGBTQ students of color and their allies to link communities, break bread, and feed souls.

email: Sheltreese McCoy, smccoy@studentlife.wisc.edu

Phone: 608.255.9131  
Fax: 608.237.6200



• Edgewood SAFE
SAFE is a student led group that focuses on providing a safe, open and accepting environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender students and their straight allies. SAFE meets every Friday from 3-4 in the Predolin Building 214. This changes each semester to fit the schedules of members.

Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison WI 53711 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EdgewoodSafe



• Fluid Sexualities (UW Madison)
This is an open discussion group intended for those who are bisexual, pansexual, fluid or similarly-identified. The purpose is to provide space to discuss your experi- ences with your sexuality and to find support with others who have similar experi- ences. Come speak to the barriers you encounter because of your identity and share what you love about yourself, your community and your identity.

c/o UW LGBT Campus Center
Red Gym, Room 123, 716 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

email: fluidsexualitiesUW@gmail.com  

Phone: 608.265.3344



• Gay Straight Veterinary Alliance (UW Madison)
A student organization for LGBTQ students and allies in the School of Veterinary Medicine.

email: UWGSVA@gmail.com



• Gender Explorers (UW Madison)
This open discussion group is a space for participants who identify across the gender identity/expression and trans* spectrums to come together and explore concepts and constructs of gender in their own lives. This group is open to all members of the UW campus community.

c/o UW LGBT Campus Center
Red Gym, Room 123, 716 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706 

email: genderexplorersUW@gmail.com

Phone: 608.265.3344



• Gender Identity/Gender Expression (UW Madison)
This training aims to educate the UW campus community about what gender is and how we express it in our daily lives. Participants will leave with a toolkit of how to make their classrooms, residence halls, and other community spaces more inclusive of a variety of gender identities and expressions.

c/o UW LGBT Campus Center
Red Gym, Room 123, 716 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706 

email: lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu



• IMPACT Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Student Union and Supporters
IMPACT is a student organization for all students and faculty/staff members of all gender expressions, sexual identities, and romantic identities at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

800 W Starin Rd, Whitewater, WI 53190

email: impact@uww.edu
web: http://blogs.uww.edu/impact

Phone: 262.472.5738



• Keep On Coming Out (KOCO)
Coming out is a journey, not a destination! This open discussion group is for people who are thinking about coming out, are just starting to come out, or want to talk about where they are on their coming out journey. The group is equal parts facilitated discussion and open discussion based on group interest.


c/o UW LGBT Campus Center
Red Gym, Room 123, 716 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706 

email: uwkoco@gmail.com



• LGBTQ Ally Training (UW Madison)
The LGBT Campus Center’s LGBTQ Ally Training Program is designed to increase a participant’s capacity to build and sustain inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The training builds on our natural ally behaviors towards learning how we can make durable, sustainable change in our communities by being proactive bystanders, recognizing a wide array of homopho- bia in our own lives, and reflecting on our power and privilege.

Union South TITU

email: lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu 

Phone: 608.265.3344



• LGBTQ Library Group (UW Madison)
Get to know LGBTQA issues in libraries and archives with students in the School of Library and Information Studies. Allies welcome!

Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park St, Madison, WI 53706 

email: slislgbtq@gmail.com
web: slislgbtq.wordpress.com 
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/LGBTQLibraryGroup



• LGBTQ Support and Empowerment Group (UW Madison)
Join C&CS for a support group for students who are navigating sexual and/or gender identity development and acceptance. Group members and leaders share resources and experiences related to the coming-out process, provide feedback, and support. Group focus is on establishing positive connections with others and exploring the process of expressing and integrating one’s sexual and gender identities in authentic, self-affirming ways

UHS, 333 East Campus Mall, 7th Floor 

email: lgbtcc@gmail.com

Phone: Dennis Christoffersen 608.262.8348
Alyssa Levy-Hussen, 608.265.5600, ext. 2



• LGBTQA Social Work Group (UW Madison)
Open to all students, staff, and faculty affiliated with the Schools of Social Work and/or Social Welfare. Allies welcome!

c/o OutReach, 600 Williamson St, Ste P-1, Madison WI 53703

email: Robin Matthies, rmatthies@wisc.edu or uwlgbtqallies@gmail.com
web: https://socwork.wisc.edu/lgbtqa



• Madison College Gender & Sexuality Alliance
The Madison College GSA brings students of different sexual and gender identities together to meet new people, hang out, eat snacks, and have fun. We coordinate various outreach events, dances, movie nights, karaoke and other activities. Our mission is to promote acceptance and education of all LGBTQQ lifestyles throughout the community.

Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/MadisonCollegeGSA



• One In A Minyan
One in a Minyan is the Jewish group on campus providing support and programming for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals and their allies. They hosts movie nights, discussions, guest speakers, as well as other social and educational opportunities.

611 Langdon St, Madison WI 53703

email: jjennings@uwhillel.org   
web: www.uwhillel.org 

Phone: 608.256.8361  
Fax: 608.256.2451



• Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (OSTEM)
Provides social, academic, and professional opportunities for LGBTQ-identify- ing and ally students in STEM fields.

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/groups/152100321477828



• PRIDE In Healthcare (UW Madison)
PRIDE in Healthcare is a registered student organization for UW-Madison’s grad- uate-level health sciences students who are devoted to LGBT health and closing LGBT health disparities.

Mailing Address: Student Services, 
Attn: PRIDE in Healthcare via MSA Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Ave, Madison WI 53705 

email: prideinhealthcare@gmail.com
web: http://uwmedstudents.com/prideinhealthcare



• Q Grads (UW Madison)
For LGBT UW graduate students, family, and friends.

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/groups/85996105236



• QLaw (UW Madison)
QLaw is composed of LGBT law students and our allies. We provide social, academic and professional support to LGBT students attending the UW Law School and pre- paring to enter the legal profession.

975 Bascom Mall, Rm 5110, Madison WI 53706 

email: qlaw@qlaw.org   
web:  www.facebook.com/uwqlaw/ 



• Queer Action Alliance/Queer Kids of Madison (UW Madison)
QAA promotes awareness around LGBTQ+ issues and how they intersect with our real lives and other identities. Help make the Madison area a safer space for all!

web:  www.facebook.com/groups/234325929988134/?fref=ts



• Rooted Discussion Group (UW Madison)
Rooted is a discussion group intended for those who self-identify as LGBTQ people of color. We hope to provide a space to discuss your experiences with multiple inter- secting identities and find support and fellowship with folks who’ve shared similar experiences. Come speak to the barriers you encounter because of your identities and share what you love about yourself and your communities.

Email: Sheltreese McCoy, smccoy@studentlife.wisc.edu



• Sex Out Loud
Sex Out Loud is UW-Madison’s peer-to-peer sexual health resource. Our mission is to promote healthy sexuality through sex-positive education and activism.

333 E Campus Mall, 3rd Floor #3143, Madison WI 53715 

email: sexoutloud@gmail.com   
web: www.sexoutloud.com



• Sexual Health Clinic
The Sexual Health Clinic provides screening, diagnosis, and treatment for most sex- ually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV testing. Counseling on HIV and STI prevention and risk reduction is also provided. (Please see University Health Services Entry for more info!)

333 East Campus Mall, Madison 53715

web: www.uhs.wisc.edu/services/medical/sexual-health/ 

Phone: 608.265.5600 (appts. & medical info)



• Students For A Fair Wisconsin
Dedicated to fairness in legislation concerning the LGBT community, through political channels.

203 South Patterson, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53703

email: john.smallwood@fairwisconsin.com
web: http://fairwisconsin.com/action/sfw

Phone: John Smallwood, 608.441.0143 ext. 321  
Fax: 608.268.014

UW Madison Campus Chapter Facebook: www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_28162233907

Madison College Chapter Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/147648551931868



• University Health Services
University Health Services (UHS) is the student health center on campus, open to all enrolled UW—Madison students. We provide a wide range of medical, mental health counseling, prevention, and wellness services to support individual students so they can be personally and academically healthy and successful.

333 East Campus Mall, Floors 5-8, Madison WI 53715 

web: www.uhs.wisc.edu
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/UHSMadison
Twitter:  www.twitter.com/UHS_Madison 

Appointments and information: 608.265.5600
Mental health crisis services available by phone 24 hours, 365 days a year: 608.265.5600 (select option 9)

After-hours nurse advice line available when UHS is closed, including evenings, weekends, and holidays: 608-265-5600 (select option 1)



• UW-Madison Campus Women’s Center
The Campus Women’s Center was founded in 1983 to confront the multiple oppres- sions woman-identified individuals face. We work toward this goal by providing a variety of support services, educating the campus community on a number of wom- en-centered issues, and serving as a resource and referral center for all students. We affirm and celebrate women’s power to create social change by challenging and transforming institutions and relationships that oppress women.

4th Floor, Student Activity Center
333 East Campus Mall, Madison WI 53706 

email: cwc.supportservices@gmail.com 
web: http://campuswomenscenter.com 

Phone: 608.262.8093



• UW Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Alumni Council (GLBTAC)
The Wisconsin Alumni Association includes a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Alumni Council (GLBTAC). The GLBTAC aims to provide a recognized forum that facilitates dialogue and relationships between the university and its LGBT alumni.

650 N Lake St, Madison WI 53706-1410

email: glbtac@uwalumni.com
web: www.uwalumni.com/glbtac 

Phone: 608.262.2551



• UW-Madison LGBT Campus Center
We provide services and resources for the social, emotional, academic and cultural needs of LGBTQ students and the UW-Madison community.

716 Langdon Street, The Red Gym, Room 123, Madison WI 53706 

email: lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu
web: lgbt.wisc.edu

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/lgbtcampuscenter?ref=ts 

Phone: 608.265.3344 
 Fax: 608.890.4530



• UW-Madison Out and About Month
Join the LGBT Campus Center and the UW-Madison community for a month of vibrant events celebrating LGBTQ lives and experiences! From social events and performances to film screenings and keynote speakers, there will be something for everyone! All events in wheelchair-accessible venues and open to the pub- lic. Happens every April within the UW Madison Campus and beyond.

email: lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu
web: http://lgbt.wisc.edu/OutandAbout.htm

Phone: 608.265.3344



 UW-Madison Ten Percent Society (TPS)
The Ten Percent Society is an LGBTQA social organization that focuses on provid- ing a safe space for LGBTQ students and allies.

716 Langdon St, 123 Red Gym, Madison, WI 53706 

email: tenpercentsociety@gmail.com
web: http://win.wisc.edu/organization/tps
Facebook: www.facebook.com/tps.tenpercentsociety 

Phone: 608.265.3344



• Youth Fellowship of Madison
The Youth Fellowship of Madison is Grace Episcopal Church’s social group for young adult LGBT Christians and their allies. We meet once a month for fun and fellowship.

email:  youthfellowshipofmadison@gmail.com
web: http://youthfellowshipofmadison.blogspot.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Youth-Fellowship-of-Madi- son/183537001678621?sk=wall