RCSGD and the Dean of Students hosted a town hall to review the RCSGD 2017 demands
All of the demands were met except the creation of a free standing building for the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
Associated Students Queer Commission (QComm) became Associated Students Trans & Queer Commission (TQComm)
In March 2020, COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and a stay-at-home order was issued by California and remote learning began
Winter 2020 - Spring 2020 - RCSGD received funding from the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in response to the 2014 UCSB Campus Climate Survey 2014 LGBTQ committee to hire a Graduate Fellow for Education Initiatives to create the Queer & Trans 101 module
Fall 2020 - Grad Assistant for Education Initiatives was created
Campus Protests occurred “for the protection and growth of Ethnic and Queer studies on campus” with over 1,500 students that took over the Chancellor's office
Student Resource Center (SRB) built as a result of this. Originally, this building was supposed to house Student Organizations, but as the previous generations of students graduated and left, the University went ahead and housed UC Offices, leaving Student Organizations without a formal space.
La Familia de Colores student organization was started
Lavender Graduation started
The Queer Resource Center opened on the 3rd floor of the UCEN.
First LGBTQ Coordinator, Debbie Bazarsky, was hired
“the day after the vigil for Matthew Sheppard, the Queer Peer Intern spoke to the Chancellor about the lack of support for LGBT students at UCSB and the need for allies. Soon after the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs pledge funds for a LGBT Coordinator and small operating budget.”
Queer Student Union requests a space again, supported by the women’s center
Also propose a Matthew Shepard scholarship for queer students