The Queer Resource Center (QRC) strives for the comprehensive support, education, and empowerment of LGBTQ+ identifying students, staff, and faculty at UWSP. Their outreach and scope provides resources to the Central Wisconsin community connected to our branch campuses. All are welcome to take advantage of the center’s free printing, lounge area, books, movies, personal care products, and much more!
The Queer Resource Center is a great space to hangout before, between, or after classes! Students are able to find a space here to build community, play games, study, or get free food. Stop by and visit us in the QRC on the second floor of the Dreyfus University Center.
Get connected with resources by clicking the accordions for campus, local, national and international resources. For information on Safe Zone trainings for UWSP students or community members, please contact the Queer Resource Center directly through the email link below. Faculty and staff Safe Zone trainings are organized through the Center for Inclusive Teaching and Learning.
UW-Stevens is committed to the inclusion, support, and success of LGBTQ+ and Students of Color.
Health Service provides student-centered health care that empowers and promotes wellness for all UWSP Students
Health Services is located on the 1st Floor of Delzell Hall, 910 Fremont St. Stevens Point WI, 54481.
Therapy and consultation services are free of charge for registered students.
The Counseling Center is located on the 3rd Floor of Delzell Hall, 910 Fremont St. Stevens Point WI, 54481.
Central Wisconsin Pride
Central Wisconsin Pride is a new group dedicated to encouraging LGBTQ+ pride and visibility! Checkout their Pride Day in June!
Proud Theater is an award-winning, exciting and innovative youth theater program whose mission is ‘to change the world through the power of theater and the theater arts, and to make a positive difference in the lives of LGBTQ+ and allied youth through the tenets of art, heart, and activism’. Founded in 1999 in Madison, Wisconsin, there are now seven chapters in the state. Proud Theater is open to youth ages 13 to 19 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning or who are allied with the queer community (LGBTQ+). Proud Theater is also open to youth with LGBTQ+ parents. Empowering and creative, Proud Theater encourages young people to share their own stories through original theatrical works which they then present to the community at large throughout the school year.
Beloved Community Church
“A welcoming community of joy, worship, and compassion bringing God’s love to the world.”
If you’re looking for an accepting community to be a part of and worship with, check out Beloved Community!
The Point Fellowship – A Universalist Unitarian Congregation
“We are an organization dedicated to the acceptance and participation of persons in the full range of our Fellowship and society without regard to race, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation or identity, age or national origin. Adherence to any particular interpretation of religion or to any formal religious belief or creed is not required. Belief in a God (or Gods) is not required.”
Trans Student Education Resources
Trans Student Educational Resources is a United States-based organization that seeks to promote the wellbeing of transgender youth. It was founded in 2011 by activists Eli Erlick and Alex Sennello. It is the only national organization led by transgender youth.
At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.
GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.
The Trevor Project- International
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
NASFA- Association of International Educators
NASFA: Association of International Educators is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA’s 10,000 members are located at more than 3,500 institutions worldwide, in over 150 countries.
OutRight Action International
OutRight Action International fights for the human rights for LGBTIQ people everywhere. OutRight works at the international, regional and national levels to research, document, defend, and advance human rights for LGBTIQ people around the world.
Human Rights Campaign, Explore: International
There are millions of LGBTQ people around the world who are gaining visibility and fighting for their rights but some live in fear and isolation – and under the rule of governments that criminalize their very identities. HRC Global strengthens the global equality movement through public education, advocacy, fellowships, partnerships and research. HRC is a proud member of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) and a founding member of the Council for Global Equality.
The Queer Resource Center often has a variety of programming and events. Check out our UWSP SPIN page for an updated list of activities going on here!
The purpose of the UW-Stevens Point Gender-Sexuality Alliance is to provide a social, emotional, and education support group for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and ally populations on campus and in the surrounding communities. The Gender-Sexuality Alliance also acts as an educational student organization to provide greater awareness of the issues that concern the members themselves, the university, and the surrounding communities.
GSA’s Meeting Minutes and Agendas can be accessed by UWSP students, faculty, and staff here. Located in the Dreyfus University Center 210, 1015 Reserve Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481.
The mission of UWSP’s Faculty and Staff Gender-Sexuality Alliance is to be a visible presence on campus and bring together gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender, and questioning individuals and their allies across all areas of the university for the purpose of reducing fear, prejudice, and discrimination. We educate members of the campus community on LGBTQ+ issues and promote a safe and open environment at UWSP in order to welcome, encourage, discuss, and support diversity.
We would like to invite you to join our group and welcome your suggestions for other activities and initiatives we might undertake. Located in the Dreyfus University Center, Room 210, 1015 Reserve Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481.