The Center for Gender Equity (CGE) and Student Counseling Center (SCC) are excited to present Queer Let’s Talk! Queer Let's Talk aims to provide informal drop-in consultation and a space for support. It is co-facilitated by an SCC therapist and a student that identifies as LGBTQQIA from CGE.
Queer Let’s Talk is offered every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. in the CGE Lounge (Scott 127) throughout the fall semester. All lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual/aromantic/agender folx are welcome, including folx who identify as questioning. This program is not intended for LGBTQQIA allies.
Speaking with a counselor and peers in a dedicated space can aid students in accessing support, gaining perspective, and exploring resources and options. Students also have the opportunity to discuss how therapy might be beneficial and how to navigate higher education settings rooted in heteronormativity. Let’s Talk can also be a space to share your personal story and build community connection. This is an identity affirming space.
Let's Talk is considered different from counseling and is not a clinical service. There is no paperwork to fill out, no formal intake, no appointments, and no fees. Students are encouraged to drop by and talk about whatever is important to them. The format can be group or individual, depending on your needs; students can choose to meet privately if preferred. Meetings are up to one hour long at most, but students can feel free to drop by for a shorter period of time.
This service is free and operated on a first-come, first-served basis; pre-registration is not required.
Please note that Queer Let’s Talk is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. It is not intended for crises or mental health emergencies.