LGBTQIA Student Organizations
Looking for a group of people who like YOU for YOU? Want to learn more about LGBTQIA+ culture on campus? Interested in attending various social, educational, and pride events? Check out these organizations for more information:
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields. oSTEM’s mission is (a) To educate, empower, and engage a diverse community; (b) To identify, address, and advocate for the needs of LGBTQA students in the STEM fields; and (c) Fulfill these needs through mentorship connections, networking opportunities, strategic collaborations, and professional/leadership development. oSTEM envisions a world where all members of the STEM community can pursue their work in a safe and supportive environment that celebrates their contributions and differences.
The Sunflower Pride Coalition is a part of the long legacy of the largest and longest running LGBTQIA+ and ally student group. The seek to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ students at the University of Kansas and strengthen all aspects of identity in a safe space. To accomplish this, they work to explore what our identities mean to us through social events, activism, and community discussion
OUTLaws & Allies is a group for those affiliated with the University of Kansas School of Law who identify as LGBTQIA+ and for allied classmates and faculty who support their LGBTQIA+ colleagues. Outlaws & Allies hosts various events throughout the year and even celebrate pride during their annual Thanksgiving dinner!