quinebaug valley community college

Resources & Support

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Safe Zone: Look for faculty and staff who display Safe Zone certificates in their work spaces. They have completed a safe zone training program and offer LGBTQIA students support, information and referral.

Preferred Name / Used Name: Students at QVCC may prefer to use a first name that differs from their legal documented name, and/or that matches their gender identity or expression.

The Library has LGBTQIA-related fiction and non-fiction books and movies and thousands of online magazines and scholarly journals covering LGBTQIA topics. Use the search tools on the library homepage or ask a librarian for assistance. Contact M’lyn Hines at 860-932-4056 or mhines@qvcc.edu.

A bulletin board on the Danielson campus is updated with resources and events, and is located outside the Student Success window, opposite from the cafeteria.

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Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition offers links to helpful resources and organizes an annual conference on health and law. Find them at www.transadvocacy.org

True Colors: Sexual Minority Youth & Family Services. www.ourtruecolors.org

Hampton PFLAG (Parents & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) has monthly meetings. Find them on Facebook or visit their website: www.pflaghampton.org

Trevor Lifeline: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. 1-866-488-7386 or www.thetrevorproject.org

Open Arms: LGBT support group meeting in Dayville. Contact Renee Benoit, 860-823-1833

Out CT/New London: a diverse group of LGBTQ people and their allies, Out CT plans the annual Pride Festival and hosts a youth group that meets monthly. www.outct.org