What is the difference between the Pride Center, the Rainbow Continuum, and the ASOSU Queer Affairs Task Force?
The Pride Center is a resource and space for the LGBTQQIA community, which provides programs, support, consultation, community development, visibility, and advocacy. This is our website.
The Rainbow Continuum is a student organization, which provides a place for LGBTQQIA and allied students to meet one another and become involved in social events. They hold weekly meetings during the academic year. http://oregonstate.edu/groups/rcosu
The ASOSU Queer Affairs Task Force represents student voices across campus and the community through education and activism on LGBTQQIA issues at the campus and state levels.
What programs does the Pride Center put on?
The Pride Center puts on several programs throughout the year. Some of our programming includes LGBT Connect, Queer History Month, National Coming Out Day/Week, World AIDS Day, Queer Youth Take Over, Lavender Graduation, and Co-sponsorship of Trans Awareness Week, Sexual Responsibility Week, and Queer Pride Week. View our programs page for more information.
Can I still use these resources if I’m not an OSU student?
Yes. Although we operate as a part of Oregon State University, we are always willing to be a resource for non-students, and we are glad to see a wide range of people take advantage of the services that we provide.
Are there any LGBTQQIA resources that are off-campus?
Yes. There are several off-campus resources that target a wide range of people. Please check out our resources page for a more comprehensive list of these organizations.
What books are available?
The Pride Center has a comprehensive library of over 1,000 books and magazines. Please come in and browse or check out a book. You can see some of the titles in the library section of the website. link
How can I get more involved with the LGBTQQIA community?
There are several ways to become involved with the LGBTQQIA community at Oregon State. You can meet new people and learn about upcoming events at the Rainbow Continuum meetings, stop by the Pride Center to pick up information and meet the staff, or you can send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org asking for more specific information. If you would like to be added to one of our listservs, please input your email address in the field to the left.
Are there any scholarships for LGBTQQIA people?
Yes. The Pride Center has a list of scholarships and places to search for more information about each of them. Come into our center to see what's available to you.