Prism: LGBTQA+ and Allied Students

Prism: LGBTQA+ and Allied Students

Apply by May 1

Prism: LGBTQA+ and Allied Students is Learning Community for students who identify as LGBTQA+ or are allies of the community. The Learning Community will be in Gender Inclusive Housing. Prism emphasizes the intersectionality within everyone's identities and allows students to explore their personal identities in a supportive and caring space. Students will explore the history of the LGBTQA+ community as well as current-day issues and community resources. Prism places an emphasis on healthy methods of self-care, and will partner with the LGBTQA+ Center to provide multiple mentoring options for students.

Students of all majors can be part of Prism, as the LC will focus on shared identities and interests rather than an academic field. Shared classes will center around relevant LGBTQA+ issues and will contribute to an LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies minor if desired. Students will also participate in an exclusive seminar first semester. Prism is open to both first-year and upper-class students in order to promote relationships across classes and experiences. 


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Community Details

Open To

Any first-year or upperclass student who identifies as LGBTQA+ or an ally of the LGBTQA+ community



WMNS 90: LC Seminar (all students)

WMNS 201: Intro to LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies (first-year students)

WMNS/ENGL 212: Intro to LGBTQ Literature (upperclass students)


WMNS/ENGL 212: Intro to LGBTQ Literature (first-year students)

WMNS/ENGL 312: LGBTQ Literature and Film 

PSYC 330: Psychology of Diversity (upperclass students)

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