Graduate and Professional Student Resources & Organizations

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.

Resources by category

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,...
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...
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...

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...
Graduate Student Life @ the McDougal Center
Graduate Student Life organizes social, arts, cultural, international, sports, spirituality, wellness and family events for all G&Ps and their spouses, partners and families throughout the year....
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...
Office for Graduate Student Development & Diversity
The Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity (OGSDD) is firmly committed to building a supportive community in which graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds are...
Office of LGBTQ Resources Weekly Newsletter
Subscribe to the weekly newsletter of the Office of LGBTQ Resources to find out about events around campus and in New Haven and more!
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...
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...
Student Wellness
Student Wellness works to advance the health of the Yale student community by empowering students to make healthier choices. We achieve this mission through: Listening to the needs and concerns...
Trans@Yale Resources Page
Find a comprehensive overview of trans* resources at Yale in this section of the the Office of LGBTQ Resources' website.
Yale School of Medicine Dean’s Advisory Council on LGBTQI+ Affairs
The Dean’s Advisory Council collaborates with other groups to cultivate visible supports and a vibrant, connected community of LGBTQI+ individuals and their allies at YSM. The Advisory Council...

Organizations

DivOut at Yale Divinity School
Description: DivOut 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,...
LGBTQ Arts
Sign up for the LGBTQ Arts mailing list to find out about social events for graduate-level Architecture, Art, Drama and Music students.
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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...
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...
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...
Out of Office @ Yale School of Management
Out Of Office is Yale SOM's LGBTQ student organization. We: Provide a support system for LGBTQ students within the SOM community Provide a social network for LGBTQ SOM students to interact...
Outland LGBTQ Graduate & Professional Students
Outland is a group of LGBTQ graduate students (GSAS) that organizes various events during the academic year that are open to all graduate and professional students.
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 educate the Yale Law School...
Outlines @ School of Architecture
Outlines 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...
Outpatient @ Yale School of Medicine
OutPatient is YSM's LGBTQ student group, focusing on LGBTQ community building, healthcare issues, visibility, and education. Some of our efforts over the last year have included organizing a...
PRISM
Weekly discussions are hosted by PRISM, a group founded by Yale undergrads to provide a safe and welcoming space for LGBTQ people of color to meet and discuss issues pertaining to their identities...
QPOC Coalition
The QPOCCoalition@Yale is an organization for graduate students, staff, and faculty that seeks to create safe spaces and opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ)...
Yale Sappho
Sappho
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...
Voke Spoke Word
Voke is a writing group, aimed to give the voices of LGBTQ students and allies from all backgrounds a place to be heard through poetry and spoken word on Yale's campus. We welcome all members of the...
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 will pay...
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...

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...
CT Queer Guerilla Bar
Guerrilla Queer Bar happens in places all over the country, and our lovely little state is no exception. Once a month, GQB takes over a random bar in CT and bring all the queers we can find!...
Forestry and Environmental Studies LGBT Career Resources
A resource guide by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Career Development Office.
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.
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. Socials are typically from 6 pm until 9 (ish) pm. Sign up for...
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New Haven Pride Center
The New Haven Pride Center is based in New Haven, CT serving the needs of the LGBTQI community and its allies. The Center provides education, social and support offerings. See our website for more...
PFLAG Southeastern CT
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.
Queer Grads Mailing List
queer.grads is an open mailing and discussion list for Yale grad and professional students, their partners and friends to share and receive announcements of LGBTQ interest on campus and around town....
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...