LGBTQA

The Mission of the MPAS LGBTQA initiatives at Florida International University is to meet the needs of the LGBTQA Student population, by developing and implementing educational, social, and resource programs and services. These initiatives are aimed at reducing homophobia and heterosexism on both campuses through education, advocacy, awareness and assisting our LGBTQ students in reaching their full potential!

FIU celebrates its heritage as a diverse university in a diverse community and is committed to the full participation of all of the campus community in campus life. FIU has lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning students, faculty, and staff, and a strong base of allies (LGBTQA). Through campus organizations and offices, and informational networks, FIU provides a range of educational and social programs, lectures, academic courses, and leadership development opportunities for students and others. From student groups that meet weekly, to a LGBTQA Mentors Program, National Coming Out Day and Pride Month planning, student advocacy groups, a certificate program in Queer Studies, a lively Facebook page, and informal socials, there's something for everyone seeking to get involved in the LGBTQA community at FIU.

Contact

MMC - GC 216
305-348-2436

BBC - WUC 253
305-919-5817

lgbt@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

Social

News

FIU celebrates outstanding students at annual award ceremony

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An intimate look into the lives of trans elders

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Pride month: A welcome to all

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. This […]

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April 2017 in photos: Yoga, Spring Game and Uproar

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Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

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LGBT mentorship program a refuge, springboard for students

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FIU stands with Orlando

  Orlando’s heartbreak is FIU’s heartbreak. That was the message Monday afternoon as students, employees and others came together to […]

April 2016 in photos

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