The LBTQ Women’s Group:
is a safe, comfortable and supportive environment for URI’s lesbian, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning women students
includes students from a variety of backgrounds
is fun, flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of its members
includes the support of a facilitator from the Counseling Center
educates others on campus about challenges LGBTQ individuals may experience (participation not required)
is welcoming to new members!
The Group may be right for you if:
you think you may be a lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer woman
you are sure you’re a lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer woman and want to meet new people
you want to support others
you are struggling, or have struggled, with your sexual and/or gender identity and would appreciate the support of others who understand.
Thursdays at 5PM while classes are in session.
Room 223 of Roosevelt Hall
New members are always welcome!
Still have questions? Our group facilitator/advisor, Holly Nichols, LMHC would be happy to talk with you: 401-874-2288
It Gets Better at URI: Coming Out for Change Documentary
In order to raise awareness of LGBTIQQ issues on campus, The LBTQ Women’s Group produced It Gets Better at URI: Coming Out for Change. The film was created to send positive messages and inspire hope in LGBTIQQ students, faculty and staff on campus. The film also identified supportive faculty and staff here at URI. Check out the It Gets Better at URI page!