LGBTQIA Campus Committees
San Diego State University is dedicated to ensuring a safe and supportive campus climate for all students, faculty, staff, and their families. This site is designed as an introduction and a tool for navigating the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and ally activities and resources on campus. We encourage you to visit our website often to become involved in making our university a more inclusive and culturally engaging campus.
The President's Advisory Committee on Equality (PACE) serves as the body of dedicated, diverse, campus and community leaders, who are recognized by the Office of the President in an advisory capacity. The group focuses on advising and supporting the Office of the President through the Director of Diversity in several important areas.
•Developing a dynamic and exemplary LGBT space at SDSU
•Supporting Various LGBT Community Initiatives
•Monitoring the LGBT campus climate
•Educating the SDSU campus community
For more information on PACE please contact Dr. Aaron Bruce, Chief Diversity Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
LGBTQ Resource Area, Center for Intercultural Relations
LGBT Student Union (LGBTSU)
Marina Butler, President
Website: Facebook “Lgbtsu sdsu”
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Union at San Diego State University aims to enrich student life through outreach, education, and events. Through these activities, this student organization strives to provide a safe environment for students and community members of all sexual orientations, identities, genders, ethnicities, ages, faiths, belief systems, and cultures. By these efforts, the goal is to facilitate a better understanding of the diversity within the LGBT community and the LGBT communities abroad. Meetings are held weekly and all students are encouraged to attend.
Gamma Rho Lambda
Shae Pesek, President
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: grlsdsu.wordpress.com or Facebook “Gammarholamda Atsdsu”
Gamma Rho Lambda is a queer based social sorority focused on fostering a progressive environment for its members to excel in social, academic, and community setting. By providing a forum for diversity, understanding, and expression, future leaders will be empowered with the courage to affect social change. Gamma Rho Lambda is a chapter of the United Sorority and Fraternity Council at San Diego State University. It was the first LBT-focused Greek organization to be established on campus. This queer-based social sorority is focused on fostering a progressive environment for its members to excel in social, academic and community settings. By providing a forum for diversity, expression, and understanding, future leaders will be empowered with the courage to affect social change.
Delta Lambda Phi
Address: Delta Lambda Phi-Alpha Delta Chapter, P.O. Box 3520, San Diego, CA 92163
Delta Lambda Phi is a national social fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men that makes a positive and lasting difference in the lives of their Brothers and their community. DLP’s commitment to social justice, friendship, and personal growth is reflected through making our presence make a difference. DLP Brotherhood is committed to friendship with all and we welcome those who aspire to share our vision.
OUTreach (SDSU School of School of Social Work LGBTQA Student Organization)
Zander Keig, President
OUTreach is a student organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally social work students. OUTreach works to improve the LGBTQA community through education and community service.
Campus co-chair: Susan E. Cayleff, Ph.D.: email@example.com (events)
Campus co-chair: Carrie Sakai, PsyD.: firstname.lastname@example.org (trainings)
SafeZones@SDSU is a campus-wide initiative working to make SDSU a welcoming, supportive, safe, and pro-active environment for LGBTQI members of the campus community and their allies. SafeZones offers Certified Ally Trainings, Continuing Education events; an LGBTQ Resource Fair that brings to campus 20 community-based LGBTQ groups and agencies, and co-sponsors Lavender Graduation. SafeZones Ally trainings are offered free of charge to students, faculty and staff several times a year.
LGBT Studies Minor/Major
Contact Person: Esther D. Rothblum, PhD, Department of Women’s Studies
Phone: (619) 594-6662
LGBT Studies is a growing academic specialization in numerous disciplines across the United States, including literature, history, social sciences, media studies, political science, law, and many others. This minor draws on disparate courses to provide students with the opportunity to form a coherent interdisciplinary program of studies.