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LGBTQ+ Support

Mission Statement

One of Sinclair’s three strategic priorities is EQUITY. Sinclair’s vision statement regarding equity reads as follows: “The student body, faculty, and staff will reflect the holistic diversity of the region, and success achievement gaps between groups will be eliminated.”

Guided by our commitment to equity, the Offices of Student Affairs seek to provide a campus environment where all students, including those who identify as LGBTQ+, feel welcomed, respected, safe, and valued as full members of the campus community. We support LGBTQ+ students by providing  resources and services, making education and training available to all members of the campus community, and developing students who are committed to leading positive social change. Through these efforts we embody one of the college’s strategic policies, to “maintain the social justice and inclusion traditions of the college through open access to programs and services.”

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For more information please contact us: LGBTQSupport@sinclair.edu
 

 

Community Programs and Services

There are multiple national and local community programs available to Sinclair students, which are focused on providing LGBTQ+ support. Sinclair staff can help connect students to community resources.

One program available with a ten year history of providing services and a movement of support in our local region is Brite Signal Alliance, a Sinclair chartered student group.   Brite Signal Alliance is committed to promoting equality and raising awareness about diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity, including challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community. The group offers support, education, and fun while promoting greater diversity awareness and change in the college and local community.  This group meets every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Building 10, Room 304. 

Upcoming Events

Event Date Time Event Location
12/09/2019 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. “The Battle against AIDS: an Update”
In conjunction with World AIDS day (December 1), we will have a program that focuses on raising awareness, not only about AIDS but also about the progress that is being made in treating it.
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03/31/20 TBA TBA TBA
April TBA  "Day of Silence"
In conjunction with GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network), Sinclair will focus on the issue of bullying and harassment that LGBTQ+ persons confront on a daily basis.
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We are here to serve. You matter to us!

LGBTQ+ Liaison, Larry Lindstrom.