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The purpose of the LGBTQ+ discussion groups is to provide a safer space for students to express their thoughts, perspectives, and opinions on issues, knowledge, and trends in the LGBTQ+ community. These groups offer students the opportunity to explore their identities and interests. Each group has its own set of broad discussion topics that challenge students to expand their knowledge and develop their identities relative to their place in the world.

Discussion groups are only open to Penn State students and take place in the Center unless otherwise noted. 

Examples of past and present discussion groups include:

  • Aces (asexual and aromantic)
  • Beyond the Binary (gender identity)
  • BiLions (bisexual, pansexual, fluid)
  • Color Me Queer (students of color)
  • WLW (women loving women) 

Spring 2020 Discussion Groups 

Closed Groups: Are identity-alike spaces (you must identify with the group topic to attend).

Discussion groups are only open to enrolled Penn State students.
Groups do not meet on official University holidays.

Discussion Groups meet in the HUB-Robeson Center LL011. Please email for more information about discussion groups. 

Group Day & Time

Aces (Closed)

Thursdays 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.*
Bi Lions (Closed) Thursdays 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WLW (Women Loving Women) (Closed) Thursdays 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.**
Color Me Queer (Closed) Thursdays 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Beyond the Binary (Closed) Fridays 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

*Aces first meeting will be Tuesday Jan 28 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Starting February 6, it will then be Thursdays 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

**WLW will start Thursday January 30.