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If you or someone you know is questioning or seeking community for their sexual and/or gender identity(ies), check out the Office of LGBTQA Affairs Affinity Networks. Affinity Networks are an opportunity for Wright State students to come together around a shared identity and/or interest they hold. Affinity Networks provide an affirming and brave space for individuals to discuss their needs, challenges, and successes. These networks are free and open to all Wright State University undergraduate and graduate students. Groups meet on campus and are peer and staff facilitated. If you are looking for confidential support provided by Counseling & Wellness Services staff please visit the Counseling & Wellness Services website to learn more about the Safe Haven group.
Facilitated by: Ty McHardy & Dylan Pack
Meets Every Friday 5-6:30 pm Medical Sciences Building
TAIGA, standing for Transgender, Agender, Intersex, Genderqueer, and Allies has been at Wright State University for several years. TAIGA is an Affinity Network that is both social and support based for people of diverse gender identities and/or expressions. Our Mission is to be a BRAVE SPACE for Transgender, Genderqueer, Intersex, and Agender friends and their allies in an open, intolerance-free environment. We strive to create an atmosphere of confidentiality and friendship where we can express ourselves and connect with others.TAIGA meets every Friday at 5 pm this Fall 2017 semester starting on Friday, September 1st. Please contact Ty McHardy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dylan Pack (email@example.com) for the room location/number.
Multi-Faith LGBTQA Network
Facilitated by: TBD
Currently NOT MEETING
A confidential faith-sharing and support network for LGBTQA+ people. For more information and meeting locations please contact Petey Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Queer People of Color (QPOC) Network
Facilitated by: Shaquetta MOrris
MEETS EVERY Wednesday, 5-7pm
QPOC is an affinity network for people who self-identify as Queer People of Color. This space is meant to be a safer space for Queer People of all Colors. Join us to find community, support, and empowerment! For more information and meeting location please contact Shaquetta Morris at email@example.com.
Facilitated by: TBD
CURRENTLY NOT MEETING
The Ace/Aro affinity network seeks to provide a supportive space for people who identify on the asexual and/or aromantic spectrums to discuss their experiences as it relates to navigating both queer and heteronormative spaces. For more information contact Shelby Dinkledine at firstname.lastname@example.org for the location.
BPAQ (Bisexual, Pansexual, Ally, Queer) Network
FACILITATED BY: Beth LENZ
MEETINGS EVERY TUESDAY 6-8pm
The BPAQ affinity network seeks to provide a supportive space for people who identify as Bisexual, Pansexual, and/or Queer to discuss their experience as it relates to navigating both queer and heteronormative spaces. For more information and room location please contact Beth Lenz at email@example.com
LAG (Lesbian Ally Gay) Network
Facilitated By: Rachel Ebert
More information to come!