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Queer Trans Community Logo

Queer and Trans Community

  • A group of students who share a common interest in cultivating, nurturing, and enriching the queer experience at UCSB. We are advocates for queer perspectives and we work to ensure that the presence and voices of queer students are recognized and respected by college administration, the student body, and the larger Santa Barbara/Goleta community.Through our active presence and involvement on campus, the QSU hopes to confront phobias and heteronormativity while seeking to strengthen the bonds within our community.

  • Meets: Tuesdays 7pm in the UCen State Street Room

  • Contact: ucsbqtc@gmail.com

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/QTCUCSB/


oSTEM Logo

oSTEM

  • oSTEM (out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is an organization at UCSB and a chapter of oSTEM Incorporated, the national non-profit organization. We aim to promote and support LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) individuals and their allies in their pursuit of STEM fields.

  • Meetings: Every other Monday, study hours on Wednesday. See Facebook for times and locations

  • Contact: ostemucsb@gmail.com

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/577202512311419/

  • Website: https://ostem-ucsb.weebly.com/


QTGSU Logo

Queer/Trans Grad Student Union


Queer Commission Logo

Queer Commission

  • Meetings Mondays at 8pm in the QCOMM office (second floor, AS Building, up the stairs and to the left)

  • Queer Commission is our campus financier of other student organizations. As an AS entity, they vote on funding requests and also speak for the campus queer community on current events.

  • Contact: qcomm@as.ucsb.edu
  • Website: https://qcomm.as.ucsb.edu/
  • Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbqcomm/


Black Quare

Black Quare

  • Black Quare provides a safe space for folks who identify with the intersection of being both black (of the African diaspora) and of the LGBT community. The mission is to create visibility and promote information/cultural concerns for this underrepresented group. Black Quare is open to student staff, faculty, and community members.
  • Meeting time: Every Monday 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the RCSGD
  • Contact: blackquare@gmail.com


QAPI Logo

QAPI (Queer Asian Pacific Islanders)

  • QAPI is a safe space for queer identified API and their allies, dedicated to highlighting intersectionality, empowering identity, building community, and fostering friendship.
  • This student organization is currently inactive. If you would like to restart this organization, please contact the RCSGD staff for assistance.
  • Contact: ucsbqapi@gmail.com


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Friendly Undergraduate Queers In It Together (FUQIT)

  • We seek to provide a welcoming place for UCSB queers and allies to socialize and form strong community bonds. Our weekly meetings rotate between crafts, games, and outside activities complete with refreshments. Come out and hang out with FUQIT!
  • Meeting Time: Thursdays at 8PM in the RCSGD
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UCSBFUQIT/

Trans Social Group

Trans Social Group

  • A social group open to undergraduates, graduate students, staff, alumni, and community members to talk and play games!

  • This student organization is currently inactive. If you would like to restart this organization, please contact the RCSGD staff for assistance.

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S.A.S.S. (Society for Accessible and Safe Spaces)

  • Society for Accessible and Safe Spaces is a transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming support group as well as an advocacy organization aimed at addressing access and safety on campus-owned property. We strive to institute change and incite a discourse that treats economic, racial, and gender issues as inseperable.

  • This student organization is currently inactive. If you would like to restart this organization, please contact the RCSGD staff for assistance.


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La Familia de Colores

  • La Familia de Colores is a LGBTQ organization that actively seeks to create a safe space and gain awareness in the Latin@/Chican@ community at UCSB. Our objective is to fill the gap and intersect the two communities.

  • Meetings time: Wednesdays at 8PM in El Centro

  • Contact: lafamiliadecolores@gmail.com

     

Undocuqueer/Undocutrans Logo - Fist punching through wall erupting in butterflies and rainbows

UndocuQueer and UndocuTrans Support Group

  • Our mission is to support students who may identify within the intersections of being undocumented and LGBTQ+ here at UCSB and the greater community. This support group was created as a response to the historical and systematic lack of support, resources, and advocacy on campus that satisfied the needs of undocumented, queer and trans people of color.

  • Meeting time: Thursday 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM at the Monarch Lounge Building 101

  • Contact: undocuqt@gmail.com