LGBTQA & Social Justice Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Asexual and Ally Social Justice Center

41 Park Row, RM 901, 9th Floor, 212.346.1952, office Hours 9am-5pm, Mon.-Frid. 

Our Mission:

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Asexual and Ally (LGBTQA) Social Justice Center exists to create campus environments that are inclusive and supportive of student, staff, and faculty diversity in the areas of sexuality and gender identity and expression. The office promotes identity expression, self determination and exploration on all levels for all members of Pace University through advocacy, education, activism, programming and a commitment to social justice.

Functions of the Center:

  • Serve as a clear and visible sign of university-sanctioned support for the LGBTQ and ally community. 
  • Create a welcoming environment for all people interested in developing their understanding of LGBTQ and ally issues.
  • Advocacy, activism and community building with a focus on diversity, multicultural issues and social justice
  • Education and outreach on the isolating impact of gender and sexuality norming.
  • Help students, staff and faculty to build conscientious communities of care, inclusion, support, and trust.
  • Recognize and explore the differences in ability, age, ethnicity, gender, health, language, national origin, race, religion, and socioeconomic among the LGBTQ and ally student, staff and faculty population.
  • Celebrate how differences in the LGBTQ and ally student staff and faculty population can enrich campus and local communities.
  • Provide direct service to LGBTQ students, staff, faculty and their allies in the forms of advisement, advocacy, career networking, referral services, education and training, event sponsorship and co-sponsorship, leadership development, and peer mentorship programs.

 

Check out LGBTQA Center Programs Here.

 

Meet the Center Staff here.

Center Library: 

Check out center book, DVD and VHS listings & drop by to check them out! 

LGBTQA Center Newsletters: Want to know about the great things happening for LGBTQA Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni? Check out our Newsletters.


Volunteer and Internship Opportunities: 

The Center was built through the volunteer efforts of the Pace Community. Students, staff, faculty and alumni dedicated their time to creating this space and advocating for staff and programatic funds. This Center Functions on the principle of Social Justice and a shared interest in Community Wellness and Health.  Students are welcome to inquire about volunteer and internship opportunities with the Center. Click here for more information. 


NYC LGBTQA CENTER DISCUSSION SERIES

T*-TIME: A TRANS* AND ALLY DISCUSSION SERIES

THURSDAYS @ 2:30PM, OCT 14 & 28, NOV 11 & 25 @ 41 PARK ROW, 9TH FLR, RM 903.
Join the LGBTQA & Social Justice Center for a Discussion Series for trans* individuals and our cisgender allies. Trans* encompasses the many diverse identities that exist under and outside of the transgender umbrella. This includes but is not limited to: transgender, genderqueer, agender, genderless, genderf*ck, third gender, two spirit, bigender, and non gendered.  Several of the conversations will be facilitated by J-Mase.

JUST B! 

TUESDAYS @ 3:30PM, OCT 7 AND 21, NOV 4 AND 18 @ 41 PARK ROW, 9th FL, RM 903.
Join a discussion group for bisexual pansexual & non-monosexual identified people who are looking for a safe space to meet, mingle & discuss their experiences and realities. 

COMING OUT GROUP:

MONDAYS @ 12:30, OCT 6, 20 & 27, NOV 3, 10, AND 17 @ 41 PARK ROW, 9th FL, RM 903 *Sign up Required, Space Limited. 

Are you thinking of coming out?  Questioning?  Always coming out?  Wondering if you should come out?   Are you dating someone who is not out?  The LGBTQA & Social Justice Center, will begin our Coming Out Group to discuss various issues and realities associated with the ongoing process of coming out.If you are interested in joining this group, sign up is required and space is limited, so please contact: Kelly Herbert @ kherbert@pace.eduto learn more about the group.


QPOC COLLECTIVE

FRIDAYS @ 12, OCT 3 AND 10, NOV 7TH @ 41 Park Row, 9th FL, RM 903

Join the LGBTQA & Social Justice Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs for a series of conversations about issues and realities experienced by queer people of color.  The conversations will be facilitated by Proffessors Denise B. Santiago and Christopher Godfrey.


THE GAY & QUEER MALE EXPERIENCE

FRIDAYS @ 12, OCT 17 AND 31, NOV 14 & 28, DEC 5 @ 41 PARK ROW, 9TH FL, RM 903
Join staff member Jonathan Hooker and Proffessor Jason Whitesel for a series of conversations about issues and realities experienced by bisexual, pansexual and queer men.  Topics will include body image, health, dating, sex, drugs and NYC.