There are many exciting opportunities to connect with students, staff, faculty and alumni around lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally issues and initiatives. Check out these origanizations and start to get involved today!
The LGBTQA Task Force (University-wide, students, staff, faculty and alumni)
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer/Questioning & Ally (LGBTQA) Task Force at Pace University exists to create campus environments that are inclusive and supportive of student, staff and faculty diversity in the areas of sexuality and gender identity/ expression. The Task Force promotes identity expression and exploration on all levels for all members of Pace University through collaborative advocacy, education, activism and programming. Watch the Task Force's commercials — LGBTQA Center I and LGBTQA Center II
The Lavender Ladies
The mission of the Lavender Ladies: Women Who Love Women, is to provide an environment where women identified people who love women identified people feel safe and supported by their peers. This organization seeks to bring visibility to queer women on campus and inspire pride among women at Pace who may otherwise feel isolated from their peer group. Check them out on Facebook.
LAMBDA Legal (Law School, Westchester)
The purposes of LAMBDA include: (1) to promote visibility for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students at Pace Law School, (2) to serve as a forum to discuss areas of the law that affect the LGBT community, (3) to foster diversity and understanding in the Pace Law School community for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and (4) to serve as a vehicle to increase networking opportunities for LGBT Pace Law School student to help overcome the barriers that LGBT job applicants typically encounter.
If you would like to start your own Student Group please contact Student Development and Campus Activities to lerarn about the process and get started! Please call 212-346-1590 for the NYC Campus and (914) 773-3767 for Westchester.
The Gay Straight Alliance (Westchester, Student Group)
The Gay Straight Alliance, in accordance with the vision and values of Pace University at Pleasantville/ Briarcliff, will actively bridge GLBT persons and their straight allies together by serving as a constructive medium which encourages the campus community to explore their relationship with humanity.
ALLY: a person who commits to work as an advocate for an oppressed group to which they may or may not belong.
An ally is a person who holds the belief that all persons should be treated equally and with dignity and respect. An ally works to end oppression in their personal and professional lives in many different ways.