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LGBTQIA+ Peer Mentor Program

Pride Center: LGBTQIA+ Peer Mentor Program

Find community, build relationships and discover helpful resources with a Pride Center mentor during the fall or spring semesters the LGBTQIA+ Peer Mentor Program! This 10-week program is an exciting opportunity to begin forging new relationships in CSUN’s LGBTQIA+ community as you step into a new semester. Whether you meet in person or virtually, you’ll be able to participate in valuable workshops, explore the resources available to you through the Pride Center and hang out with your mentor along the way!   

Your identity matters, so come receive the support, connection and encouragement you deserve this semester through the LGBTQIA+ Peer Mentor Program, hosted by the Pride Center of the USU … Where Matadors Belong!

Weekly and Monthly Pride Center Events

How To (Mondays)

How to...

Looking for something to do while you’re staying safe at home? The Pride Center has you covered! Check out our IG Live (@csunpridecenter) on select Mondays for tutorials on a variety of interesting, fun and relevant topics during How to…!

Check It Out (Wednesdays)

Check It Out

Treat yourself to a little study break while hanging out virtually with some of your favorite people from the Pride Center. Come chat with us, check out the endless amount of resources and services tailored for incredible folx just like you, and celebrate the beauty within the LGBTQIA+ community.

T-Time (Wednesdays)


Experience support, guidance and a network of peers to help you navigate living as trans or outside the gender binary. Take advantage of this welcoming space and feel free to discuss living with intersecting identities. Whether you’re transgender, gender questioning, genderqueer or believe you fit outside of the gender binary, you are invited to explore and embrace who you truly are.

GAYme Night (Thursdays)

GAYme Night

Looking to have some fun with your fellow CSUN GAYmers? Join us for a weekly virtual GAYme Night to bask in glory that lives within the CSUN LGBTQIA+ community!

Lavender Takeover (Fridays)

The Lavender Takeover

Enter this vibrant weekly space for learning, healing, embracing and igniting the intersectional activism needed to give future LGBTQIA+ people of color a beautifully violet world that is proudly violence-free. 

OUT on Stage (Monthly)

OUT On Stage

Experience the amazing talents of exciting queer and trans performers during our virtual variety show. Join us for the fun and entertainment of OUT On Stage to spread the support and celebrate our pride together.

Annual Pride Center Events

Generation Pride — Fall

Join us and introduce yourself to CSUN’s friendly and encouraging community of LGBTQIA+ students, allies and resources before your first day of classes! Generation Pride is your chance to begin developing a supportive network of LGBTQIA+ peers and allies. You’ll also find out about all of the services on campus designed to fit your needs and learn about fun and impactful involvement opportunities. We look forward to meeting you!

National Coming Out Day — Fall

Show your support for the LGBTQIA+ community and celebrate this national holiday with the Pride Center. Enjoy a fun afternoon filled with activities, arts and crafts, entertainment and snacks with all types of Matadors. Embrace who you are with your friends, and just #BeYou.

Bi, Pan, Poly Power — Fall

In honor of Bisexuality Visibility Day, join us for an informative celebration of nonmonosexual identities, including bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, etc. Share your own experiences regarding your sexuality and be proud to be you at this unique event!

An AROdynamic spACE — Fall

Come together in a space held specifically for the Aromantic (Aro) and Asexual (Ace) community! Build a community with individuals like you and celebrate your identities!

Trans Empowerment Week — Fall

Transcend beyond LGB and come out to empower our transgender community with the Pride Center of the University Student Union. Join us to explore and create vital resources to uplift Trans, genderqueer, gender non-conforming and non-binary individuals.

Deaf Queer Fest — Spring

Join the Pride Center for an evening of celebration and fun, centering the intersections of the LGBTQIA+ and Deaf communities! Enjoy live entertainment, free food, awesome games and amazing vendors in a Deaf-centered signing environment.

Black History Month Events — Spring

Learn about Black Queer icons who have led in the fight for equality during this empowering month! This celebration centers Black Queer identities, and celebrates and explores the intersectionality between Blackness and Queerness through workshops, speakers and discussions.

Sex Week — Spring

Get informed about sexual wellness, safe sex practices, and much more in an inclusive environment. All members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies are welcome to engage in candid discussions about everything from body positivity to BDSM basics.

Queer In Your Career — Spring

Join us at Queer In Your Career, a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity where you can discuss the issues of coming out and being out in the workplace. Enjoy a compelling panel discussion and networking dinner with professionals from a variety of career fields and learn all about their personal experiences.

Rainbow Graduation — Spring

Enjoy a memorable ceremony featuring speakers, food and a special presentation of scholarship awards while honoring the graduating members of the CSUN LGBTQIA+ community. Allies are welcome to participate in Rainbow Graduation too.