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LGBTQA Student Groups

There are several opportunities to get involved in the LGBTQ community through student groups. The following is a list of active student groups and their contact information.



LGBTQA Student Resource Center

Student Group Contacts


LGBTA Student Roundtable

The LGBTA Student Roundtable
provides students with opportunities for leadership development,
activism, and social outreach. We bring the Penn State LGBTQA
community and organizations together to coordinate planning of major
events, media outreach, and to keep all the organizations and their
members aware of LGBTQA related events, meetings, and activities on

Presidentt: John Gilbert

Contact email:



LGBTA Student Coalition



Coalition of LGBTQA Graduate Students

The Coalition of LGBTQA Graduate Students offers a safe space for LGBTQ Graduate Students and Allies to come together and socialize, do social justice advocacy work, and explore all that Penn State and State College have to offer graduate students.

 Kelly Diaz


OUT and Allies in Business



Students for Cultivating Change

The Students for Cultivating Change provides a safe, inclusive network for students interested in agricultural sciences who are in the LGBTQA community. Focusing our efforts in education, community, and increasing awareness, we also strive to promote inclusion and visibility for LGBTQA individuals within the College of Agricultural Sciences and larger Penn State community.

Kurtis Miller, president






Penn State Law's LGBT group

Shushan Sadjadi





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Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC)

This organization primarily serves as a safe space for queer and trans people of color at Penn State to unite and have their voices heard through discussion and activism. QTPOC general body meetings will be held on Sundays from 3-4pm in 26 Burrows Building.

 Contact Name: Alexis Scott (President) 

Organization email:


Ally House

Ally House provides an open, safe, and inclusive living environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally students, as well as others beyond the sexuality and gender binary. Ally House fosters a community dedicated to knowledge and understanding of sexuality and gender issues. Student programs and academic opportunities support these goals.

Contact Name: Jesse Rende, President jzr5553@psu.ed

 Organization contact:

101 Boucke Building | 814.863.1248 | Contact the LGBTQA Student Resource Center