Pat Tetreault, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Student Involvement
Director, LGBTQA Resource Center
346 Nebraska Union
LGBTQA Resource Center
346 Nebraska Union
Getting involved at UNL is easy! There are wonderful opportunities to share your time and talents and to learn valuable skills such as leadership, time management, program planning and much more.
Be-ing the Change: Resource Center Volunteers
LGBTQA Programs, Services & Resource Center Volunteers are supporters and volunteers who help staff the center, assist with program planning and implementation, staff booths and otherwise help or serve the UNL LGBTQA community.
Want to be help be the change? Volunteer!
The LGBTQA Resource Center welcomes all potential volunteers, no matter what level of time or commitment you're prepared to give! Please complete the following information form and return (final page only) to the LGBTQA Resource Center on the third floor of the Nebraska Union - Or email it to the Graduate Assistant of the Center.
What Do Volunteers Do?
The LGBTQA Resource Center Volunteers
- Donate their time to learn relevant information so they can be a change agent on campus
- Volunteer on at least one committee that aims to improve the UNL campus in one way or another. Examples include the Be the Change Commitee, History Month Committee, Outreach, etc.
- Staff the LGBTQA Resource Center, publicity booths, and programming
- And... most importantly, work to make UNL a more welcoming and inclusive place for everyone.
To learn more about getting involved on the Speaker’s Bureau, please click here.
Email lists you can join for news, discussion, and event information:
- Committee for GLBT Concerns
- LGBTQA Resource Center
Spectrum UNL: LGBTQA Student Organization
Open to all UNL students, the office is located in the Nebraska Union, room 234. The office is staffed by student volunteers. Spectrum is dedicated to the betterment and wellness of all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied students and staff. Meetings are held during the academic year. You can find Spectrum UNL on facebook and twitter! @spectrumunl
UNL Committee on GLBT Concerns
Consisting of GLBTA students, faculty, and staff striving to create a campus environment supportive of GLBT people. We support the UNL non-discrimination policy and work to make it a reality; meeting bi-weekly throughout the academic year. For more information contact Pat Tetreault, firstname.lastname@example.org or 472-1752.
Progressive Student Coalition
The Progressive Student Coalition (PSC) is a coalition of students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln dedicated to social justice, equal access and opportunity, environmental sustainability, and community and youth capacity building. The PSC facilitates dialogue among progressive student groups and assists them to craft strategic campaigns that envision a broad, diverse, and interconnected progressive movement. For more information please email email@example.com or visit their website at http://www.unl.edu/psc/index.html.
Allies & Advocates for GLBT Equality at the Law College
The purpose of Allies & Advocates for GLBT Equality is to provide education on GLBT issues. Their activities include bringing in speakers and facilitating social events. The specific intent is to bring awareness of GLBT concerns. For more information, please email PrairiePride.UNLLaw@gmail.com or visit their website at http://alliesandadvocates.blogspot.com/.
Students for Sexual Health
Students for Sexual Health promote accurate, inclusive and comprehensive sex education at UNL and in the Lincoln community through programming, outreach and education. Students for Sexual Health (SSH) has a facebook page and a listserv.
If your RSO would like to be added to the list, you can take the survey by clicking here.
Community Organizations and Groups
PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a national non-profit organization with a membership of over 80,000 households and more than 440 affiliates worldwide. This vast grassroots network is developed, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG national office, located in Washington, DC, the national Board of Directors and the Regional Directors' Council. This links you to the Lincoln chapter.
- (402) 434-9880, P.O. Box 30128, Lincoln, NE 68503
- Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30 (social half hour), 7 – 9 p.m., at the Unitarian Church, 6300 A Street, 434-9880
Do you want to see Lincoln become the place for LGBT people in the Midwest? OUTLinc provides you with educational and social programming as well as ways to get involved and make a difference in Lincoln. You can build relationships with other individuals and groups through an online-calendar, discussion boards and directories. Discover how you can celebrate, inspire and transform your community at www.outlinc.org!
LGBTQ Reading Group
A book club in Lincoln that reads literature with LGBTQ issues or themes. Meetints are on the first Saturday of each month at 1 pm at Indigo Bridge, located in the Haymarket in Lincoln. Check out the LGBTQ Reading Group Facebook page for the book of the month.
Nebraska Trans* Community
Trans* Community Group for the Greater Lincoln/Omaha Areas. This group is for individuals that identify with a nontraditional masculine or feminine sense of self. This may include but is not limited to genderqueer, gender nonconforming, gender rebel, two-spirited, and female to male (FTM) or (MTF) individuals. Partners are welcome. Check out their website at NebraskaTransCommunity.com
Gay and Bisexual Men’s Personal Growth Group
Facilitated by Dr. Scott Winrow from Counseling & Psychological Services for UNL students. For information call 402.472.7450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with Gay & Bisexual men’s growth group in the subject line. Meets on Wednesday evenings.
Rainbow Alcohol Anonymous (AA) group
Monday nights, St. Matthews, 24th & Sewell, 7:30 P.M.; non-smoking.
Rainbow Narcotics Anonymous (NA) group
Friday nights, 5:30pm, 2729 N 12th St., Unity Room