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Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center


WELCOME TO GIESORC

EDUCATION, EMPOWERMENT, AND ENGAGEMENT



MISSION STATEMENT

The Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC) promotes education, empowerment, and engagement for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and ally (LGBTQ+) constituents across the Washington State University system.


THE CENTER

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am-9pm

Friday: 8am-5pm

Contact

Matthew Jeffries
509-335-8841
matthew.jeffries@wsu.edu

Location

Compton Union Building (CUB) 401


SIGNATURE INITIATIVES

UndocuQueer

The UndocuQueer Conference is a joint effort between the GIESORC, Multicultural Student Services, and the Crimson Group to illuminate issues in the intersections of undocumented immigrants and the LGBTQ+ community. More information can be found at the UndocuQueer Conference website here.

InQueery Symposium

The InQueery Symposium is a one night event featuring a national speaker and student presentations related to the LGBTQ+ community.

Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation is an annual celebration of all the LGBTQ+ graduates and their allies.


NEWS AND UPDATES

Upcoming Events

  • LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff/Grad Student Social

    Come hang out with fellow LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, and grad students at Paradise Creek Brewery - Trailside Taproom by the Pullman City Playfield.

    Date: Sep 22 2018 15:00 - Sep 22 2018 17:00 | Location: 505 SE Riverview St. Suite C, Pullman, WA 99163


  • Mindfulness/Wellbeing Session

    Learn mindfulness and personal wellbeing techniques with GIESORC!

    Date: Sep 24 2018 12:00 - Sep 24 2018 13:00 | Location: CUB 401 (GIESORC)


  • Pride Day at WSU Women's Soccer

    Support WSU Athletics while showing your pride with GIESORC. Located at the Lower Soccer Field by Scott-Coman Residence Hall

    Date: Sep 30 2018 12:00 - Sep 30 2018 14:30 | Location: WSU Lower Soccer Field


  • Ally Training

    Ally Training is a broad presentation on how to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals!

    After participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

    • Differentiate between sexual orientation, sex, gender expression, and gender identity.
    • Describe issues LGBT individuals experience in higher education and in society.
    • Recognize heterosexual and cisgender privilege in higher education and in society.
    • Define terms that are most salient in the LGBT community.
    • Discuss how to be a better ally to the LGBT community.

    To enroll in a currently scheduled session through Human Resource Services, please click here to register. These are open to all campuses!

    Date: Oct 01 2018 10:00 - Oct 01 2018 12:00 | Location: CUB 406 (4th Floor Meeting Room)


  • Mindfulness/Wellbeing Session

    Learn mindfulness and personal wellbeing techniques with GIESORC!

    Date: Oct 01 2018 12:00 - Oct 01 2018 13:00 | Location: CUB 401 (GIESORC)


  • Ally Training

    Ally Training is a broad presentation on how to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals!

    After participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

    • Differentiate between sexual orientation, sex, gender expression, and gender identity.
    • Describe issues LGBT individuals experience in higher education and in society.
    • Recognize heterosexual and cisgender privilege in higher education and in society.
    • Define terms that are most salient in the LGBT community.
    • Discuss how to be a better ally to the LGBT community.

    To enroll in a currently scheduled session through Human Resource Services, please click here to register. These are open to all campuses!

    Date: Oct 29 2018 09:00 - Oct 29 2018 11:00 | Location: CUB 406 (4th Floor Meeting Room)


  • Ally Training

    Ally Training is a broad presentation on how to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals!

    After participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

    • Differentiate between sexual orientation, sex, gender expression, and gender identity.
    • Describe issues LGBT individuals experience in higher education and in society.
    • Recognize heterosexual and cisgender privilege in higher education and in society.
    • Define terms that are most salient in the LGBT community.
    • Discuss how to be a better ally to the LGBT community.

    To enroll in a currently scheduled session through Human Resource Services, please click here to register. These are open to all campuses!

    Date: Nov 12 2018 10:00 - Nov 12 2018 12:00 | Location: CUB 406 (4th Floor Meeting Room)