Queer and Trans Community
- A group of students who share a common interest in cultivating, nurturing, and enriching the queer experience at UCSB. We are advocates for queer perspectives and we work to ensure that the presence and voices of queer students are recognized and respected by the college administration, the student body, and the larger Santa Barbara/Goleta community and through our active presence and involvement on campus, the QSU hopes to confront phobias and heteronormativity while seeking to strengthen the bonds within our community.
- Meets: Tuesdays 7 pm in the UCen State Street Room
- Contact: email@example.com
- oSTEM (out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is an organization at UCSB and a chapter of oSTEM Incorporated, the national non-profit organization. We aim to promote and support LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) individuals and their allies in their pursuit of STEM fields.
- Meetings: Every other Monday, study hours on Wednesday. See Facebook for times and locations
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
La Familia de Colores
- La Familia de Colores is an LGBTQ organization that actively seeks to create a safe space and gain awareness in the Latinx/e community at UCSB. Our objective is to fill the gap and intersect the two communities.
- Meetings time: Wednesdays at 8 PM in El Centro
- Contact: email@example.com
Queer & Trans Grad Student Union
- The QT GSU aims to provide community, mentorship, advocacy, and professional development to LGTBQIA+ graduate students at UCSB.
- Website: https://:qtgusucsb.wordpress.com/
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Black Quare provides a safe space for folks who identify with the intersection of being both black (of the African diaspora) and of the LGBT community. The mission is to create visibility and promote information/cultural concerns for this underrepresented group. Black Quare is open to student staff, faculty, and community members.
- Meeting time: Every Monday 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the RCSGD
- Contact: email@example.com
- Our mission is to support students who may identify within the intersections of being undocumented and LGBTQ+ here at UCSB and the greater community. This support group was created as a response to the historical and systematic lack of support, resources, and advocacy on campus that satisfied the needs of undocumented, queer, and trans people of color.
- Meeting time: Thursday 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM at the Monarch Lounge Building 101
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keshet is a safe space that works for the equality of all LGBTQ+ Jews in Jewish life! At UCSB, our Keshet will be a safe place for LGBTQ+ Jews to hang out and have a fun time! We will also plan and host events that celebrate our identities! Anyone is welcome to come to our meetings and events and we look forward to meeting everyone!
- Facebook: @ucsbkeshet
- Contact: email@example.com
- Discord: https://discord.gg/eXyEAzf
- QTAPID is a safe space for queer and trans* identified APIDA and their allies, dedicated to highlighting intersectionality, empowering identity, building community, and fostering friendship.
- This student organization is currently inactive. If you would like to restart this organization, please contact the RCSGD staff for assistance.
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
FUQIT (Friendly Undergraduates Queers In It Togher)
- We seek to provide a welcoming place for UCSB queers and allies to socialize and form strong community bonds. Our weekly meetings rotate between crafts, games, and outside activities complete with refreshments. Come out and hang out with FUQIT!
- Meeting Time: Thursdays at 8PM in the RCSGD
Zeta Sigma Nu Sorority, Inc.
- Zeta Sigma Nu Sorority Inc. is a co-ed social justice-based sorority meant to be a safe haven for queer and trans* BIPOC folks. Through community development and activism, we encourage our family to organize and care for our peers.
- The Two-Spirit Alliance is one of the sub-organizations under AIISA. Focused on cultivating a community for our two-spirit students on campus.
- To learn more about the Two-Spirit Alliance please email the RCSGD or AIICRC.
- Email: email@example.com