Graduate and Professional Student Resources

The following are links to resources for LGBTQ and questioning members of the Yale community and their friends, allies and family members. Please contact us with any suggestions for organizations or resources that might be added to this list, or if you have needs or questions beyond the scope of these resources.

Institutional Resources | Academic Resources | Organizations | Other Resources

Academic Resources
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

Yale’s LGBT Studies Committee regularly organizes scholarly lectures, conferences, film screenings and other events, and provides research grants, in addition to working with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to coordinate course offerings.

Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities

The Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities is dedicated to fostering research and theoretical reflection on the history of sexualities, especially as they intersect with other axes of social difference and inequality.  It promotes inquiry into lesbian, gay, and transgender...

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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

The Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program at Yale offers a variety of courses and an undergraduate major (BA). The Program establishes gender and sexuality as fundamental categories of social and cultural analysis. Drawing on...

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Institutional Resources
Chaplain's Office

The Yale University Chaplain’s Office promotes discussion among Yale’s diverse religious and spiritual groups and connects students to communities of faith in New Haven. The staff of the Chaplain’s Office is available to speak with students regarding issues of religion,...

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Graduate Student Life @ the McDougal Center

Graduate Student Life organizes social, arts, cultural, international, sports, spirituality, wellness and family events for all G&P...

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Mental Heatlh and Counseling @ Yale Health

The Mental Health & Counseling Department is committed to caring for the psychological concerns of undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. Care is provided by mental health professionals including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and clinical...

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Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

The Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity ...

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Office of LGBTQ Resources Trans* Resources Page

Find a comprehensive overview of trans* resources at Yale in this section of the the Office of LGBTQ Resources’ website.

Sexual Harassment and Assault Resources & Education Center (SHARE)

SHARE is available to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students at Yale who are dealing with sexual misconduct of any kind. Students turn to us with a variety of concerns, large and small, and we assist in whatever way we can. Sometimes we have a one-time...

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Sexual Misconduct Response at Yale

Yale strives to be a community free of sexual misconduct, by promoting the essential values of respect and responsibility, providing education, and working with students, faculty, and staff — a community that is safe and supportive for all. Yale takes all complaints and accusations of sexual...

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Athletes and Allies

Athletes and Allies at Yale is a group under the umbrella of the LGBTQ Student Cooperative (the Co-Op) created to address the...

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DivOut @ Divinity School (Formally The LGBTQIA Coalition)

The Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Bisexual and Transgendered Coalition is a fellowship of Yale Divinity School students, faculty and staff of all sexual orientations dedicated to the full and equal participation of homosexual, bisexual and transgendered people in church and society. We are committed...

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Gay-Straight Medical Alliance @ Yale School of Medicine

The Gay Straight Medical Alliance at Yale School of Medicine seeks to organize, defend, and serve the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community at Yale’s health professional schools, including the school of medicine, school of nursing, PA program, and...

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Sign up for the LGBTQ Arts mailing list to find out about social events for graduate-level Architecture, Art, Drama and Music students.

oSTEM.grad (Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)oSTEM is a national organization dedicated to promoting the visibility and leadership of LGBTQ individuals in the STEM fields. As Yale's graduate school chapter, we seek to uphold this mission, as well as create a community among LGBTQ individuals on campus and participate in educational events... Read more. oSTEM logo
Out in Public @ Yale School of Public Health

Out in Public is the LGBTQ student group at the Yale School of Public Health. We are dedicated to providing a space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, otherwise identifying, and allied students to connect both socially and professionally, and engaging in...

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Out in the Woods @ School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Out in the Woods is a social and advocacy group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer and Allied students at F&ES. As F&ES and the environmental movement continue to address diversity issues on multiple levels, Out in the...

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Out of Office @ Yale School of Management

The mission of Out of Office — Yale SOM’s LGBT-straight alliance — is to provide a forum for the exploration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues within the Yale SOM community and future professional...

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Outland LGBTQ Graduate & Professional Students

Outland is a group of LGBTQ graduate students that organizes various events during the academic year that are open to all graduate and...

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Outlaws @ Yale Law School

OutLaws is an organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer members of the Law School community.  Outlaws goals are to provide support for and...

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Outlines @ School of ArchitectureOutlines is committed to providing a forum for the exploration of LGBTQ issues for the architecture community in particular and the arts and wider Yale communities more generally. We aim to provide a support group, advocacy platform, and social network for LGBTQ students and allies concentrated in... Read more.

Weekly discussions are hosted by PRISM, a group founded by Yale undergrads to provide a safe and welcoming space for...

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Queer People of Color Affinity Group (QPOC)

QPOC Affinity seeks to provide safe spaces for queer people of color to hang out, enjoy each other’s excellence, learn from one another, and collectively build community. It is a work in progress that aims first to bring QPOC folk together...

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Yale Sappho is an organization for queer womyn at Yale of all different backgrounds and identities. Sappho is primarily a social group that will be hosting a variety of events throughout the school year including game nights, movie screenings, parties, and more formal discussions.


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Yale Sappho
Yale AIDS Memorial Project

The Yale AIDS Memorial Project (YAMP) is an alumni-led initiative to honor and document the lives of hundreds of men and women from the University who perished during the AIDS epidemic. YAMP...

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Yale Women's Center

Located at 198 Elm Street, next to Durfee’s, the Women’s Center is a great resource for LBTQ and allied women and feminist GBT men. The Women’s Center hosts many LGBTQ events throughout the year...

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Other Resources
Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition

The Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition (CTAC) mission is to improve, through Education, political and social Advocacy and Activism, societal attitudes and the law in order to achieve equal rights for the Trans and gender non-conforming individuals and communities....

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CT Queer Guerilla Bar

Guerrilla Queer Bar happens in places all over the country, and our lovely little state is no exceptio...

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Forestry and Environmental Studies LGBT Career ResourcesA resource guide by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Career Development Office.
Greater New Haven/Shoreline PFLAG

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a national educational, support and advocacy organization of family members and friends of LGBTQ individuals. ...

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LBT New Haven

LBT New Haven is dedicated to providing you with information about upcoming LBT events at Partners Cafe and Caseus Bistro in New Haven, CT and Park Central Tavern in Hamden, CT.  ...

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New Haven Mix N' Mingle

New Haven Mix N Mingle is an LGBTQ social group that hosts monthly happy hours open to all at rotating locations in downtown New Haven...

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New Haven Pride Center

The New Haven Pride Center, located in West Haven, serves the needs of the greater New Haven LGBTQI community.

Queer Grads Mailing List

The Queer.Grads mailing list is the best source for information on events organized by, for and of interest to LGBTQ Graduate and Professional students across campus! Receive weekly updates about what’s going on around campus and New Haven or submit your own...

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True Colors Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services

True Colors is a Connecticut non-profit organization providing support, education and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, adults and families, working with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the...

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