Student Life Diversity Statement

LGBTQ Resource Center

The mission of the LGBTQ Resource Center is to cultivate safe spaces on campus and within our Center’s programs, empowering LGBTQ students to develop their authentic identity, and become proud, successful, engaged members of the UH community.

Featured Events & Programs

AIDS Walk Houston 2018

The University of Houston's LGBTQ Resource Center is honored to be chosen as a Benefiting Agency this year!  We look forward to raising $5,000+ for both the AIDS Foundation Houston AND the LGBTQ Resource Center!

70% of the funds raised will stay on the UH campus to assist with HIV+/AIDS education outreach and programming for students, faculty, and staff!

Free CeCe Documentary

February 22nd
6:00 – 8:00pm
Student Center South, Midtown Room 262

For Black History Month, the LGBTQ Resource Center and GLOBAL are partnering to show an award-winning documentary showcasing an international campaign led by Laverne Cox to free CeCe McDonald from incarceration in a men’s prison for defending her life.

Discussion Group

Ally 2.0 Workshop - Pronoun Party

February 26th
2:30pm – 4:00pm
SC South, Space City Room 214

This workshop will provide participants an opportunity to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and how to use them in real life scenarios. The atmosphere will be casual and safe to practice using pronouns such as they/them/theirs, xe/xem/xyr, and more!

Upcoming Events & Workshops

  • JAN
    30

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • JAN
    31

    Genderations Film & Panel

    11:30 – 1:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    The LGBTQ Resource Center and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion are participating in Gender Pride Week! Join us for a showing of Genderations, a documentary about gender and its role in society, followed by a panel of gender nonconforming, gender non-binary, and/or gender fluid individuals.

  • FEB
    6

    Queer & Trans People of Color Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • FEB
    7

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop - Register

    12:00 – 1:15pm, Student Center South, Space City Room 214

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • FEB
    12

    Sexual Health Week: Sex around the World

    4:00 – 5:00pm, SC South, Heights Room
    Hosted by: Wellness Center

    An interactive presentation on how sex is discussed (or not) around the world. What kind of taboos do our societies create? How do we create more inclusive cultures? What can the US learn from sex education around the world?

  • FEB
    12

    Polyamory Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group creates an environment to learn about polyamory and to process the diverse experiences of those in polyamorous relationships.

  • FEB
    13

    Sexual Health Week: CondomSense

    12:00 – 1:00pm, SC South Heights Room
    Hosted by: Women & Gender Resource Center

    Join the Women & Gender Resource Center for a sexual health demo on safer sex supplies.

  • FEB
    13

    Sexual Health Week: Religion & Sex Discussion

    3:00 – 4:00pm, SC South Heights Room
    Hosted by: Dr. Whitney Cox, Religious Studies

    Guided group discussions about the intersections of religions, sex, sexuality, gender, culture, politics, and relationships. These discussions will focus on how religious belief affects perceptions of sex and sexuality, both in individuals and in larger social contexts.

  • FEB
    13

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • FEB
    14

    Sexual Health Week: Healthy Relationships Workshop

    12:00 – 1:00pm, Student Service Center 1, Room 302G
    Hosted by: Counseling & Psychological Services

    Learn techniques to identifying and nativating healthy relationships.

  • FEB
    15

    Sexual Health Week: Sexual Health Resource Fair

    11:00am – 1:30pm, Student Center Plaza
    Hosted by: LGBTQ Resource Center & Partners

    Do you think you know about sex, sexual health, and sex positivity? On-campus and community organizations invite you to learn more about resources and services related to being the safest and healthiest you.

  • FEB
    15

    Sexual Health Week: Queer Sex Ed with GLOBAL

    6:00 – 7:00pm, SC South, Midtown Room
    Hosted by: LGBTQ Resource Center & Legacy Community Health

    In partnership with GLOBAL, Legacy Community Health will be on campus to teach a sexual health education workshop focused on LGBTQ identities.

  • FEB
    15

    Sexual Health Week: Sex Signals

    7:00 – 8:00pm, Student Center South, Theater
    Hosted by: Student Housing & Residential Life, Wellness Center, Women & Gender Resource Center, LGBTQ Resource Center

    Join the conversation about sex, love, and dating at UH by coming to Sex Signals, the real life funny sort-of-improv program about consent and bystander intervention. Learn how you can help prevent sexual violence at UH.

  • FEB
    16

    Sexual Health Week: Freaky Friday: Breaking Sex Taboos

    11:00am – 2:00pm, Campus Recreation Foyer
    Hosted by: GCSW’s SMART Cougars

    An open discussion about safe sex practices, consent and education on sexual health tools including condoms and STI testing.

  • FEB
    19

    Queer Faith: Making Space Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    Rabbi Kenny Weiss will lead this discussion to answer the question, "Is there a queer space in established religion?"

  • FEB
    20

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center, Student Center North, Room 201

    The monthly Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • FEB
    21

    Cougar Ally Training - Register

    12:45 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • FEB
    22

    Free CeCe Documentary

    6:00 – 8:00pm, Student Center South, Midtown Room 262

    For Black History Month, the LGBTQ Resource Center and GLOBAL are partnering to show an award-winning documentary showcasing an international campaign led by Laverne Cox to free CeCe McDonald from incarceration in a men’s prison for defending her life.

  • FEB
    26

    Ally 2.0 Workshop: Pronoun Party - Register

    2:30 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Space City Room 214

    In collaboration with Culture Connect Week, this workshop will provide participants an opportunity to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and how to use them in real life scenarios. The atmosphere will be casual and safe to practice using pronouns such as they/them/theirs, xe/xem/xyr, and more!

  • FEB
    26

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • FEB
    27

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    4

    AIDS Walk Houston

    12:00 – 2:00pm, Sam Houston Park - Downtown Houston, 1000 Bagby St. 77002

    All students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to represent the Cougars by walking in the 3K AIDS Walk Houston and/or raising funds for the AIDS Foundation Houston.

  • MAR
    5

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • MAR
    6

    Queer & Trans People of Color Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • MAR
    7

    Transgender 101 Workshop - Register

    3:45 – 5:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    This workshop will introduce participants to transgender terms, issues, and identities. They will gain a better understanding of the experiences and needs of the transgender community on campus in order to cultivate a culture of trans inclusion.

  • MAR
    19

    Polyamory Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group creates an environment to learn about polyamory and to process the diverse experiences of those in polyamorous relationships.

  • MAR
    20

    Ally 2.0 Workshop: What the A? - Register

    3:30 – 5:00pm, Student Center South, Space City Room 214

    This workshop will cover the spectrums within the Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender identities.

  • MAR
    20

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center, Student Center North, Room 201

    The monthly Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • MAR
    21

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop - Register

    12:00 – 1:15pm, Student Center South, Bayou City Room 219

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • MAR
    26

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • MAR
    27

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    29

    An Evening with Alok

    6:00 – 9:00pm, Student Center South, Theater 103

    Alok is a gender non-conforming writer, entertainer, and performance artist. Alok has been invited to perform, speak, and facilitate at universities, conferences, and organizations across the world; their work has been featured in various outlets like HBO, MTV, The Guardian, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and more.

  • APR
    3

    Swimming While Drowning: Play with Q&A

    5:00 – 8:00pm, Student Center South, Theater 103

    Emilio Rodriquez's play Swimming While Drowning focuses on two gay Latino teens living in a Los Angeles shelter to escape familial homophobia. Themes include LGBTQ homelessness, issues queer teens face, intersectionality, and privilege.

  • APR
    3

    Queer & Trans People of Color Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • APR
    9

    Polyamory Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group creates an environment to learn about polyamory and to process the diverse experiences of those in polyamorous relationships.

  • APR
    10

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    10

    BULLY: Screening with Q&A

    6:00 – 8:00pm, Student Center South, Theater 103

    In this musical we see the events leading up to the suicide of 14-year-old Sam Bradley and the after effects on his family, his town, and even on the bullies whose torment he sought to escape. By looking at the layers of bullying that permeate his world, we can engage in a deeper conversation about the systemic problems that lead to this senseless loss of life. A Q & A with the filmmaker follows the film.

  • APR
    11

    Pansexual Awareness Day

    11:30 – 1:00pm, Student Center South, Food Court

    Visit us at the SC South Food Court to learn more about pansexuality!

  • APR
    16

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • APR
    17

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center, Student Center North, Room 201

    The monthly Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • APR
    24

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    17

    Ally 2.0 Workshop: Being a Religious Ally - Register

    2:00 – 3:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    This workshop is designed to help individuals reconcile their religious identity with their ability to be an ally.

  • APR
    20

    Cougar Ally Training - Register

    8:45 – 12:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

More Events

Office Info

LGBTQ Resource Center
4465 University Dr. Rm. N201
Houston, TX 77204-4014

Phone: 832-842-6191
Location: Student Center, N201
lgbtq@uh.edu

Office Hours

FALL / SPRING HOURS
M-Th 9:00am – 6:00pm
F 9:00am – 5:00pm
SUMMER HOURS
M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm