Gender and Sexuality Center

19 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

– 401.874.2894

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Cher in the Spotlight Cher In the Spotlight
Cher in the Spotlight is a program put on by the URI Gender and Sexuality Center where various films based on LGBTQA+ Issues are shown in our space and then discussed.
Come In, Come Out Come In, Come Out
The purpose of this group, which is currently offered only during the fall semester, is to provide support to students who are in the process of coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or may be questioning their sexual or gender identity. It is also an excellent forum for students already beginning their coming out process to discuss how far they’ve come. Come in to come out!
Convo Group Convo Group
Our longest-running group, this group is dedicated to general discussion about any and all topics that affect the LGBTQA+ community.
Eat 'N' Greet Eat ‘N’ Greet
Eat ‘N’ Greet is a group whose meetings are scattered and coincide with other groups meetings in order to facilitate a feeling a community for those who attend as well as serve as a forum for discussion and social networking.
Mercury Mercury
Mercury is a discussion group about gender and sexual fluidity. Past discussions have included asexuality, polyamory, being gender-queer, and more.
1374178_1002883999728234_6992021477319673528_n Queer Library
The Queer Library is a book club here at URI. Sponsored by the Gender and Sexuality Center, we read and discuss literature with relevant themes and authors.
SHADES SHADES (Students Honoring, Advocating, and Delivering Ethnic Self-Worth)
SHADES is a group designed to provide a safe space to discuss the issues brought out by the unique intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.
Sing OUT
Sing OUT is a gospel-inspired, LGBTQA+ friendly singing experience open to all. Our mission is to provide a safe environment for conforming or nonconforming religious people to have a place where they have a chance to study/learn a variety of religious texts and be able to sing if desired, in a choir about faith/spirituality.
SPIRIT (Spiritual, Purposeful, Introspective Religious and Identity Transformation)
SPIRIT offers an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to come together and explore spirituality and social justice issues.
STEMMase STEMMase (Catalyzing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine)
STEMMase is a group of individuals interested in issues affecting the STEM fields as well as the health and wellness of the LGBTQ community. (This group is not currently meeting)


People of Trans* Experience Support Group – A support group for people who identify within this umbrella. If you are interested in more information and joining this group, please contact Annie Russell or Annie Kosar.


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