Graduate & Professional Queer

Looking to queer your evenings and meet some new people from outside of your school or department? Interested in discussing LGBTQ issues and advancements with people from other disciplines, backgrounds and experiences? In need of stretching and nourishing your queer mind, spirit and body?

Join graduate and professional students from across campus for food, discussions, exercise and more!


Queer Grads E-mail List

Join the queer.grads mailing list for the most up-to-date information on events of LGBTQ graduate and professional student interest.


Opening Days

Opening Reception

The Office of LGBTQ Resources welcomes Graduate and Professional students from across Yale (back) to campus with wine, beer and Caseus cheese trays.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 6-8 pm.

Queer Leadership Workshops

Choose from a variety of workshops to enhance your skills as a leader Opening in Yale’s LGBTQ community and beyond.
September 7, 2015, 9:30AM-3PM. More information and registration.


Social Events

Queer Mixers

Join LGBTQ graduate and professional students from across campus the third Thursday of the month, after Reel Queer, for dance mixers at local bars!
Check our calendar and sign up for the Queer Grads mailing list for more information!

Queer Brunches

All are welcome at brunches hosted at the Office of LGBTQ Resources the second Saturday of the month.
Check our calendar and sign up for the queer.grads mailing list for more information!

Annual Pride Ball

Don’t miss our end of the year formal in April. Get out your most fabulous clothes and join us for cocktails and dancing.
More information and tickets will be available in March.


Queer Arts

Reel Queer

Film buffs and casual viewers alike will enjoy this series of weekly screenings and discussions of films representing the challenges, triumphs and everyday pleasures of LGBTQ individuals and communities around the world.
Thursdays, 6-8 pm. Join the queer.grads mailing list to find out what each’s film will be.

Queer Arts Mixers

Graduate and professional students from Yale’s Arts programs, including Architecture, Art, Drama and Music, host these monthly Monday mixers at local venues.
Join the LGBTQ Arts mailing list to receive information about the monthly mixers and other events.


Every Friday

Open Office Hours

Have ideas about how to make Yale a more inclusive place? Drop in to discuss matters personal, profes- sional, Yale-wide, national or global with Director Maria Trumpler.
Fridays, 1-4 pm.


Mind, Body and Spirit

Queer Yoga

Enjoy a bendy, fun, relaxing hour with instruc- tors from Yale’s faculty! Begin or perfect your yoga practice—all abilities and flexibilities (of gender, sexuality and limbs) are welcome! Linger afterwards for green tea or smoothies.
Check our calendar for dates and times.

w{Holy} Queer

The Chaplain’s Office and Office of LGBTQ Resources invite those of all spiritual persuasions to monthly dinner discussions that explore the intersections of all things queer and religious!
Check our calendar for dates and times.

Sexual Health

Join in the effort to create an AIDS-free generation. Watch for discussions of sexual health, our rapid HIV-testing nights, and also our annual panel on Creating Queer Families.
Check our calendar for upcoming events.