LGBT Resource Center

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Our Mission

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center provides an inclusive and educational environment for the campus community and the greater St. Cloud area.

We recognize that identities in our global community intersect with and impact our daily experiences of gender and sexuality with race, ethnicity, class, ability, age, culture, and all social systems.  We are committed to social justice as we foster student development and personal growth, and we cultivate an inclusive, open, and supportive community through education, collaboration, advocacy and programming.

The LGBT Resource Center promotes full inclusion of LGBT+ folk and allies and works to intersectionally dismantle prejudice, discrimination and oppression toward and within the LGBT+ community.


Pride Awards and Lavender Graduation

Pride Awards

5:30 p.m. April 23 in Voyageurs North

Each year, the center acknowledges as well as honors students, staff, faculty, and community members whom have shown dedication to making a difference for the LGBT+ Community on and off campus community.  

Please nominate students and colleagues who you believe are deserving of an award. The comprehensive list of awards is included in the full application here.

Nominations can be submitted online via the attached link. Paper copies can be obtained at the LGBT Resource Center. The deadline to submit is 4:30 p.m. April 5.

Lavender Graduation

5:30 p.m. April 23 in Voyageurs North

Are you graduating soon and LGBT+ identified? Want to represent your community during commencement? Please register to participate in the LGBT Resource Center’s annual Lavender Graduation ceremony.

Lavender Graduation, presented by the LGBT Resource Center, is a cultural celebration that recognizes St. Cloud State's LGBT+ students of all races and ethnic backgrounds. It acknowledges their achievements and contributions to the university as students. It is an inspiring and affirming ceremony that celebrates the achievements of graduating students in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender + community from St. Cloud State University.

Who is eligible to participate in Lavender Graduation?

Any LGBT+ identified student who is graduating spring or fall 2019 from St. Cloud State University. No prior engagement with the LGBT Resource Center is required to receive recognition. Please register here. The deadline to submit is 4:30 p.m. April 5.

  • Safe Space Training

    Learn how to support queer and trans people. Understand sex, gender, and sexuality. Build solidarity for the LGBT+ community.

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  • Speaker/Workshop Request

    Bring us to your classroom, organization, business. Engage with different LGBT+ topics. Strengthen your knowledge about the queer and trans community.

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  • Volunteer for the LGBT Resource Center

    Looking for volunteer opportunities. Be involved with the LGBT Resource Center. Spread knowledge of the LGBT+ community.

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