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National organizations
Transgender resources
Children of LGBT Parents
  • COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere)-A national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parents. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.

  • National Youth Advocacy Coalition-A social justice organization focused on servicing the needs of young people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning and ending discrimination against them.

International students
Ally resources
  • Power of an Ally Resource Guide
    The power of an ally can never be underestimated - giving voice to those silenced, standing up for others in the face of adversity and reaching out to raise new consciousness.
  • Campus Pride is proud to offer our action planning guide to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally student leaders with outreach efforts and event planning. This action guide provides a step-by-step, ready-to-go resource for implementing a year-long campaign around the theme "Power of an Ally." Campus Pride will expand such guides in the future with more resource tools for campuses.
Elected officials
  • The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund Maintains a database of GLBT candidates for public office as well as candidates who are friendly to gay rights, ways of getting involved or contributing money to campaigns, election “scorecards” for endorsed candidates, and political and legal information pertaining to gay rights.
  • Gay and Lesbian Leadership Institute Supports and encourages GLBT citizens running for public office and maintains information on openly GLBT elected officials throughout the United States.
  • LGBT Equality Caucus Official website of the Congressional Equality Caucus.
  • Congressman Barney Frank Official website of the openly gay Massachusetts congressman.
  • Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin House website of the openly lesbian congresswoman from Wisconsin.
Pride Center resources

Books

Please see our complete book listing or stop in the Pride Center today!

If you're interested in LGBT history of Wisconsin please check out The Gay Peoples Union Collection

Magazines

The following magazines are subscribed to by the Pride Center. The magazines unfortunately cannot be checked out; however, please feel free to read them while spending time in the Safe Space or Diversity Center. There are a few magazines we receive multiple copies of so please feel free to take any of the magazines that we have more than one copy of.

We have the following titles to choose from:

(The Magazines are hyperlinked so that you can check out more online before you stop in if you'd like)

Videos/Audio

Please see our list of DVDs and CDs.

Panels/Presentations

The Pride Center offers panels and presentations for classes, organizations, community events, or any group that is interested. the focus of these events is to educate the audience about general LGBTQ information and issues. 
 
The format: To begin a panel, LGBTQ+ identified students and/or staff give a brief personal introduction and tell a little bit of their own stories. The panel then presents a basic introduction to LGBTQ terminology and safe space guidelines. After this, they open the floor for questions from the audience. The panel members are there to educate the community, but they do reserve the right to turn down any questions that they do not feel comfortable answering. This whole presentation lasts at least one hour, but it often expands to fit the time available. 
 
Interested in being on a panel? The sign up sheets are available in the Pride Center. Check the Facebook group for times and updates.
 
Interested in hosting a panel? Please fill out the request form below and return it to Will Vanroosenbeek at wvanroosenbeek@uwlax.edu.
 
PanelForm

Bulletin Boards

The Pride Center has a collection of LGBTQ focused bulletin boards that are available to be checked out. These can be used in residence halls, or for any educational purposes. They cover a variety of topics and themes. Bulletin boards are available for periods of one month.

Ally Training

Ally Trainings are workshops presented by the peer educators employed by the Pride Center. There are several Ally Trainings each semester on the UWL campus. Ally Trainings are also available for other organizations.

What you should know about Ally Trainings:

  • Who can request them?
Any campus or community organization, including residence halls, student organizations, or other presentations/workshops can request an Ally Training.
  • What is the format?
Ally Trainings are workshops that last at least one hour. One to one and a half hours would be an ideal amount of time to have available. These workshops include the presentation of information about LGBTQ issues as well as activities. There is also a time for general questions that any audience member may have.
  • How can you request an Ally Training?
Please email ally training request form to Willem Van Roosenbeek at wvanroosenbeek@uwlax.edu.