LGBTQ Resources

 

Located in the Student Activities Center, the UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of education, information and advocacy services and works to create and maintain an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, queer, questioning, and same-gender-loving students, faculty, and staff, their families and friends, and the entire campus community.

Outreach & Education

The Center offers educational workshops and training seminars for classes, campus agencies, and departments about LGBT lives and issues. They design programs specifically for target audiences and may include students who talk about their own experiences.

Advocacy

The professional staff works throughout UCLA to ensure that LGBT voices are represented for sensitive and inclusive UC policies and practices. They provide confidential assistance and support to students, faculty, and staff who feel they have experienced harassment or discrimination, or who have questions round issues of health, housing, financial aid, classroom, and personnel. They are also available for consultation to the UCLA community regarding matters of policy pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Student Counseling Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 

Counselors Our Counselors in Residence are available for individual drop-in consultation several days a week. Crisis counseling is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For urgent matters or after-hours counseling by phone, please contact CAPS at 310-825-0768.   

CAPS also offers three different LGBTQ therapy groups: 

Gay/Bi Women's Group - To join, please contact Dee Chappelear at dchappelear@caps.ucla.edu 

Gay/Bi Men's Group - To join, please contact Peter Kassel at pkassel@caps.ucla.edu 

Gender Identity Group - To join, please contact Jade Garneau-Fournier at jgarneaufournier@caps.ucla.edu 

David Bohnett Cyber Center 

The David Bohnett CyberCenter, the first of its kind at a college or university, was established in 2004 within the LGBT Center through a generous grant from the David Bohnett Foundation. It is designed as a safe space for students to use new computers, print papers, and scan articles and photos. Rae Lee Siporin Library

The Rae Lee Siporin LGBT Center library is one of the largest libraries of its kind at a college or university with nearly 4000 books and periodicals written for and about LGBT people. Students, faculty, and staff may study here, research the holdings, or plug in their own laptop computers to write. Books may be read here or checked out with your UC identification.

There are multiple ways in which you can connect to the UCLA LGBTQ community – EVERYONE is welcome to get involved!

1. The LGBTQ Campus Resource Center listserv is a list offering information about LGBTQ related events and programs on campus as well as information and updates from the LGBTQ Center! To be on this listserv, send an email to: lgbt@ucla.edu
2. Become a fan of the UCLA LGBTQ Center on Facebook.
3. Join our LGBTQ Student Organizations on campus.

Contact the Center: (310) 206-3628 (you can schedule an appointment through this phone number as well)