Pride Center

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Get Involved

Pride Center Student Volunteer

The Pride Center supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and questioning students, faculty and staff through programming and educational outreach to improve the campus climate for LGBTQ individuals as well as advocate for the respect and safety for all members of the campus community.

The Pride Center is not currently accepting volunteer submissions at this time. Please check back next semester for volunteering opportunities with us and other local resources.


On-Campus Opportunities

Gamma Rho Lambda Sorority (GRL)

Gamma Rho Lambda Sorority (GRL) is a multicultural social sorority for women, trans women, trans men and non-binary students of any race, culture or sexual orientation. GRL is all-inclusive and dedicated to providing a social support system for young college students by exemplifying the qualities of tolerance, diversity, unity and trust. In addition, GRL provides a network of assistance in the areas of scholastic guidance, emotional support and community service while ultimately developing lifelong family bonds. For more information, visit GRL on their official webpage , Facebook, Instagram or email at grlrush@gmail.com or grl.president.csun@gmail.com.

The F-Word

The F-Word’s mission is to create and provide open and safe feminist spaces for students at CSUN.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance (LGBTQA)

The purpose of LGBTQA is to provide a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental atmosphere in which members of the CSUN community can dedicate themselves to the political, cultural, educational and social advancement of campus life.

Unified We Serve

Unified We Serve is an opportunity offered for students to participate in furthering their education through serving the community.

The Women’s Research and Resource Center

The Women’s Research and Resource Center, supported by the College of Humanities and Associated Students, serves as a place where students on campus and in the community can find resources and services.

CSUN LGBTQA Alumni Association

The purpose of the CSUN LGBTQA Alumni Association is to serve as an LGBT-focused and alumni-driven organization whose role is to provide tangible educational, mentoring, and reputational benefits to LGBTQA students, alumni, university faculty and the community, including:

Benefits to students via educational, networking, mentoring and social experiences which support a student's personal development and help prepare them to make an impact in their future workplace and in their community

  • Benefits to alumni via opportunities to give back to their alma mater, help develop students as future LGBTQA leaders, and engage with other fellow LGBTQA alumni
  • Benefit to the university / faculty via programming that, together with the queer studies program, supports the university's reputation as an LGBT-friendly and progressive university
  • Benefit to the community by leveraging alumni, students, and faculty to support local and national LGBT causes and improve the overall experience for the LGBT community throughout the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area

For a list of all clubs and how to get involved, contact the Matador Involvement Center (MIC)

Off-Campus Opportunities

Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance and advances equality.

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

  • (310) 271-8845

Outfest

Outfest protects our past, showcases our present and nurtures our future by fostering artistic expression of gender, sexuality and LGBTQ culture and its transformative social impact on the world.

Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal’s mission is to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and policy work.

  • (213) 382-7600

Tarzana Treatment Center

Tarzana Treatment Center’s mission is to address a wide range of the community’s health care and social service needs with responsive: alcohol and other drug treatment services; HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and education; mental health treatment and education; primary outpatient and medical care; and other areas of healthcare meeting community needs.

Latino Equality Alliance

The Latino Equality Alliance (LEA) is a broad-based coalition made up of organizations serving LGBT Latino populations, ally organizations and individuals deeply rooted in both the LGBT and Latino communities. LEA is active in promoting community activism and awareness throughout Los Angeles County.

Asian and Pacific Islanders for LGBT Equality (API Equality LA)

API Equality LA advocates in the greater Los Angeles API community for the fair treatment of LGBT people and marriage equality.

  • (213) 580-1800

Laurel Foundation

The mission of The Laurel Foundation is to provide educational and support programs to children, youth and families affected by or living with HIV/AIDS.

Bienestar

Bienestar is committed to enhancing the health and well being of the Latino community and other underserved communities. Bienestar accomplishes this through community education, prevention, mobilization, advocacy and the provision of direct social support services.

Equality California

Equality California is the largest statewide LGBT advocacy organization in California working to secure full and lasting equality for and acceptance of LGBT people.

  • (323) 848-9801

AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)

APLA serves more than 11,000 with first-rate HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs and fight for smart, effective HIV-related public policy.

LifeWorks

Lifeworks is the youth development and mentoring program of the Los Angeles LGBT Center. We offer one on one, peer and group mentoring opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth ages 12 – 24. Our goal is to help LGBTQ youth to realize their goals and dreams within a safe space, with positive and affirming role models, workshops and activities that are fun and educational