Resources & Services

The LGBT Queer Resource Center strives to provide students with the resources and training needed to become a successful student at California State University, Fullerton. There are a list of campus and community resources that we find may be useful for undergraduates, graduates, staff, and faculty.

Campus Resources


Our mission is to work in a collaborative partnership with students, a shared responsibility, where the advisor and student are equally invested in the educational process and holistic development of the student.

Academic Advisement is available on a walk-in basis, so come in anytime to meet with an academic advisor. To maximize your valuable time, plan ahead and visit the Academic Advisement Center during non-registration periods.

For more information, please click on Academic Advising Center

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to remove the cost barriers that may prevent you from pursuing your educational goals. Assistance is available from a variety of programs funded by federal, state, university and private sources. Students who demonstrate significant financial need may qualify for grant aid while students with less need may obtain low cost loans. Financial need is determined through a federal formula that assesses the family’s relative financial strength and ability to contribute to meeting the student’s educational costs.

For more information, please click on CSUF Financial Aid OfficeOpens in new window

Pride Alliance

The LGBTQ Faculty & Staff Association, Pride Alliance, was established in Fall of 2006 as an organization dedicated to providing voice and representation for LGBTQ-identifying members of the Titan Family at California State University, Fullerton. The CSUF Pride Alliance envisions a stronger CSUF community that is equitable, respectful, and where LGBTQ+ people, inclusive of all our intersecting identities, feel fully valued and integrated. 

The CSUF Pride Alliance is dedicated to providing voice and representation for the coalition of LGBTQ+ and other related faculty and staff at California State University, Fullerton. They join together to acknowledge and celebrate our often diverse, but common LGBTQ+ affinity.

For more information, please visit Pride Alliance or contact

Queer Studies in Women & Gender Studies Department

Queer Studies examines the dynamics of heteronormativity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender roles, and embodiment, and the influence of these intersecting factors on our daily lives, cultural institutions, political discourses, media representations and within the arts.

A Queer Studies Minor designation on a student's transcript distinguishes them affirmatively in application to graduate school across many fields. Additionally, it makes students more competitive for employment and internships in fields including social work, counseling, education, healthcare, social service, government, the law and nonprofit advocacy. A Queer Studies Minor positions CSUF graduates on the leading edge of cultural, social, political and scientific knowledges, and it recognizes their specific expertise in one of the most culturally and politically relevant topics of our time.



Community & Regional Resources 


Community-based health care and social services organization in the Greater Los Angeles area. Expertise in identifying and addressing emerging health issues faced by the Latino and LGBTQ populations. Bienestar reaches these populations through innovative and compassionate peer-to-peer modeling that is 100% culturally relevant to the communities served. Equipped with a diverse staff that meets clients with both understanding and acceptance, building trust and fostering a unique sense of community for those who use services.

For more information, please click on BienestarOpens in new window .

Gather and Grow OC

Gather and Grow OC is a safe space to play, explore and grow together! We believe in high quality, knowledgeable therapy that honors the individual. We believe in sharing tools and education about healing. Gather and Grow OC is a community of therapists, educators and those seeking guidance offering counseling, wellness services, and private consultations.
For more information, please click on Gather and Grow OCOpens in new window .

In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc.

In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc. is purposed to enrich, empower, and extend the lives of intergenerational Black men, respectful of sexual orientation, through social, educational, health and wellness programs and services. In the Meantime Men’s Group, Inc. is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit community service organization. Over the past 23 years In The Meantime has been on the forefront of creating an environment that supports, empowers and educates Black, gay, same gender-loving and bi-sexual men in Los Angeles County. Through an integrated holistic approach to wellness, In The Meantime (ITMT) focuses on the mental/emotional, physical, spiritual, and economic well-being of a community that is oftentimes isolated and excluded from mainstream society.
For additional information, please click on  In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc. Opens in new window

LGBTQ Center Orange County

The mission is  to advocate on behalf of the Orange County Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer/Questioning communities and provide services that ensure its well-being and positive identity. All members and allies of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community of Orange County join together in a network of support and unity. Our life-affirming programs focus on empowerment, and our advocacy efforts focus on speaking out against hate and discrimination. We exist so that every segment of the LGBTQ population of Orange County has the resources needed to thrive in their own lives and communities.
For additional information, please click on LGBTQ Center Orange County.

Los  Angeles Gender Center

The Los Angeles Gender Center provides an environment of support, understanding, and safety while helping people explore issues of gender and sexuality. We specialize in gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sexuality, relationships, and intimacy.
For additional information, please click on Los Angeles Gender Center.

Los  Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is the nation’s largest community-based provider of LGBT-related legal services, supported by a team of staff and volunteer attorneys, law students, paralegals, and interns. We serve the legal needs of all LGBT people with a special focus on survivors of violence, undocumented immigrants, and transgender people. We also provide workshops, trainings, and technical assistance for institutions and service providers.
For additional information, please click on Los Angeles LGBT Center

TransLatin@ Coalition

The TransLatin@ Coalition(TLC) was founded in 2009 by a group of Transgender and Gender nonconforming and Intersex (TGI) immigrant women in Los Angeles, California, as a grassroots response to address the specific needs of TGI Latin@ immigrants who live in the United States.
For additional information, please click on TransLatin@ CoalitionOpens in new window .


TransCanWork (TCW) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California and is committed to advancing workplace inclusion through innovative training strategies and workforce development. Our tried and true system is based off decades of cumulative experience as transgender leaders working to advance inclusion in the public, private, and non-profit sectors across the country, including career development tools on webpage.
For additional information, please click on   TransCanWorkOpens in new window .

211 LA: LGBTQ+

211 offers the LGBTQ+ Communities of Los Angeles County access to all types of free and low-cost health, human, and social services information and referrals that best meet their individual needs. Some resources include:
  • Legal Services
  • Housing/Shelter
  • Mental Health Services 
  • Health Care 
  • and more! 

For more information please visit 211LA.Opens in new window

Statewide and beyond resources

Organization Name Details/About
Addiction CenterOpens in new window Addiction Center works with nationally recognized treatment facilities to provide treatment, counseling, rehab placement, and insurance/financial consultations for those seeking help.
Athlete AllyOpens in new window Athlete Ally is a 501c-3 nonprofit organization that provides public awareness campaigns, educational programming, and tools and resources to foster inclusive sports communities. We mobilize Ambassadors in collegiate, professional, and Olympic sports who work to foster “allyship” in their athletic environments.
CDC LGBT HealthOpens in new window People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the United States. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities. This site provides information and resources on some of the health issues and inequities affecting LGBT communities.
Crisis Text Line You can text HOME to 741-741 to get assistance coping with stressful situations and be connected with a trained crisis counselor.
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)Opens in new window Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
The Human Rights CampaignOpens in new window The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Youth HotlineOpens in new window We provide a safe space that is anonymous and confidential where anyone can speak on many different issues and concerns including, but limited to, coming out issues, gender and/or sexuality identities, relationship concerns, bullying, isolation, anxiety at school, family issues, HIV/AIDS concerns, safer sex information, suicide, and much more.
  • For more information, call +1(888) 843-4564
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)Opens in new window The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education. We litigate precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocate for equitable public policies affecting the LGBTQ community; provide free legal assistance to LGBTQ people and their legal advocates; and conduct community education on LGBTQ issues.
Modern Military Association of AmericaOpens in new window Modern Military Association of America is the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing fairness and equality for the LGBTQ military and veteran community. Through education, advocacy and support, we are making a real difference in the lives of LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans, and family members.
National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)Opens in new window The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black LGBT people. NBJC’s mission is to end racism and homophobia.
National Center for Transgender EqualityOpens in new window The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.
Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood is a nationwide trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.
Sylvia Rivera Law ProjectOpens in new window The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is a legal aid organization based in New York City at the Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice that serves low-income or people of color who are transgender, intersex, and/or gender non-conforming.
The Human Rights CampaignOpens in new window The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Youth HotlineOpens in new window We provide a safe space that is anonymous and confidential where anyone can speak on many different issues and concerns including, but limited to, coming out issues, gender and/or sexuality identities, relationship concerns, bullying, isolation, anxiety at school, family issues, HIV/AIDS concerns, safer sex information, suicide, and much more.
  • For more information, call +1(888) 843-4564
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)Opens in new window The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education. We litigate precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocate for equitable public policies affecting the LGBTQ community; provide free legal assistance to LGBTQ people and their legal advocates; and conduct community education on LGBTQ issues.
The Trevor ProjectOpens in new window The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. The Trevor Project offers phone, chat, and text options with trained counselors for service. 
  • To   talk,   call   the   TrevorLifeline   now   at +1 (866) 488-7386
Trans LifelineOpens in new window Trans Lifeline provides culturally competent services to Trans and gender-nonconforming people in crisis; they work with stakeholders within and without the Trans community to end the plague of Trans suicide; they empower Trans people to help other Trans people in the darkest moments of their lives. Trans   Lifeline’s   Hotline   is   a   peer   support   phone   service   run   by   trans   people   for   our   trans   and   questioning   peers.   We   believe   that   some   of   the   best   support   that   trans   people   can   receive   is   from   trans   community   members   with   shared   lived   experience.
  • To reach the hotline, dial US +1(877) 565-8860 / Canada +1 (877) 330-6366.
Transgender American Veterans Association(TAVA)Opens in new window TAVA is a grassroots organization that advocates for the equality of transgender veterans and active duty service members to receive fair and equal treatment in areas such as healthcare, benefits, and open transgender military service. We help veterans change their name and gender within the Department of Veteran affairs, update their DD 214 name and characterization of discharge, and provide services such as our transgender support locator, which offers local support for transgender persons.

Educational Resources & Online Communities 

Organization Name Details/About
API Equality-LAOpens in new window Empowering Asian & Pacific Islander communities to achieve LGBTQ, racial, and social justice. Together we can create an inclusive, equitable, and just society where all API LGBTQ people will thrive.
American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER)Opens in new window American Veterans for Equal Rights is a non-profit, non-partisan, chapter-based Veterans Service Organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially the LGBT current and prior military personnel.
Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)Opens in new window Welcome to the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. AVEN hosts the world’s largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
BiNet USAOpens in new window As America’s oldest advocacy organization for bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer-identified and unlabeled people, BiNet USA facilitates the development of a cohesive network of independent bisexual and bi-friendly communities; promotes bisexual and bi-inclusive visibility; and collects and distributes educational information.

Bisexual Resource Center Opens in new window

The Bisexual Resource Center works to connect the bi+ community and help its members thrive through resources, support, and celebration. Through this work, we envision an empowered, visible, and inclusive global community for bi+ people.
Bisexual.orgOpens in new window is a project of the Bi Foundation, also known as The American Institute of Bisexuality (AIB), a 501(c)(3) private foundation that supports and sponsors projects likely to promote bi visibility and improved understanding of bisexuality through education, research, training, and outreach.
Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP)Opens in new window BLMP envisions a world where no one is forced to give up their homeland, where all Black LGBTQIA+ people are free and liberated. We build and center the power of Black LGBTQIA+ migrants to ensure the liberation of all Black people through community-building, political education, creating access to direct services, and organizing across borders. BLMP is an independent organization that is fiscally sponsored by Transgender Law Center.
Black Transmen Inc.Opens in new window Black Transmen Inc has firmly planted ourselves on the forefront of organizing the modern movement for Black Trans equality.  Still too often, Black Transmen are overshadowed in the fight for social equality. Founded by Carter & Esperanza Brown, Black Transmen, Inc. (BTMI) takes pride in its role as the first national nonprofit social advocacy organization with a specific focus on empowering African American transgender men by addressing multi-layered issues of injustice faced at the intersections of racial, sexual orientation, and gender identities.
Center for Black EquityOpens in new window The vision of the Center for Black Equity is to build a global network of LGBTQIA+ individuals, allies, community-based organization and Prides dedicated to achieving equality and social justice for the Black LGBTQIA+ community through health equity, economic equity, and social equity.
CenterLink Founded with the mission to build sustainable LGBTQ community centers, this organization now has over 200 locations in 46 states and five countries. Aside from strengthening local LGBTQ communities, the organization also provides networking, technical assistance and training, and capacity-building services.
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource ProfessionalsOpens in new window The combined vision and mission of the Consortium are to achieve higher education environments in which LGBT students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect.
Equality CaliforniaOpens in new window Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.
Equality FederationOpens in new window Equality Federation is a social justice, advocacy and capacity building organization serving and supporting state-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organizations in the United States.
Familia: Trans Queer Liberation MovementOpens in new window Familia: TQLM works at the local and national levels to achieve the collective liberation of trans, queer, and gender nonconforming Latinxs through building community, organizing, advocacy, and education. We are committed to the collective liberation of trans, queer, and gender nonconforming Latinxs to build power and (re)imagine our communities free from oppression. We seek to abolish the systems that marginalize, criminalize, imprison, and kill our people. We are building on the legacy of racial justice and liberation movements.
Financial Aid & Scholarships: Learn How to Become Opens in new window Students wondering how they can afford the rising costs of higher education often benefit from scholarships. Scholarships provide learners with free money, and many scholarships only extend awards to specific types of students, including LGBTQ+ students. There are plenty of scholarships for LGBTQ+ students, though applicants may not know where to find them. Use this web tool to find additional scholarships you may be eligible for. 
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education NetworkOpens in new window GLSEN is an American education organization working to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression and to prompt LGBT cultural inclusion and awareness in K-12 schools.
Gender-Inclusive BiologyOpens in new window Our students will face decisions about health, science, and medicine that we can hardly imagine. Teaching biology creates many opportunities to authentically incorporate student curiosity. The Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS) expect students to ask questions about natural phenomena and then explain their answers using models. This website offers examples of adapting curriculum to NGSS and gender-inclusive standards, as well as resources for advocating to administration and others.
Intersex Campaign for Equality Opens in new window The Intersex Campaign for Equality is a multi-gendered, multi-orientation, multi-racial NGO working for human rights for intersex people, particularly the rights to bodily integrity, self-determination, legal recognition, and de-pathologization of intersex traits and non-binary identities in medicine and society.
JQInternationalOpens in new window JQ is the premiere LGBTQ+ Jewish organization in Los Angeles. JQ celebrates the lives of LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies by transforming Jewish communities and ensuring inclusion through education, support, and identity-enrichment. From Shabbat dinners to holiday gatherings to educational panels to inclusion training for institutions, JQ’s community engagement and identity-enriching programs and support services promote the healthy integration of LGBTQ+ and Jewish identities. JQ envisions a world where all LGBTQ+ Jews feel a strong sense of self, pride, and community – a place wishere LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies are supported by communities that embrace their needs and celebrate their unique gifts.
JV LGBTQ+ ScholarshipsOpens in new window If you are a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + community, there are scholarships out there just for you. In addition, many of these scholarships are also open to LGBTQ+ allies.
Lambda 10 ProjectOpens in new window The Lambda 10 Project works to heighten the visibility of LGBT members of the college fraternity and sororities by serving as a clearinghouse for educational resources and educational materials related to sexual orientation and gender identity/expression as it pertains to the fraternity/sorority experience.
Lambda LegalOpens in new window Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Muslim Youth Leadership CouncilOpens in new window The Muslim Youth Leadership Council (MyLC) is a group of Muslim-identifying people ages 17-24 from across the country, working locally and nationally as activists, organizers, writers, leaders and more to promote LGBTQ rights, immigrant rights, and sexual and reproductive health and rights for Muslims. MyLC focuses on four main areas of work: countering Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hate, strengthening sexual health and reproductive rights for young Muslims, promoting LGBTQ rights and supporting queer Muslims, and working towards racial justice and countering anti-Blackness in our communities. 
National LGBTQ Task ForceOpens in new window The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. We’re building a future where everyone is free to be themselves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we’ve made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights.
National Queer Pacific Islander Alliance The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of LGBTQIA+ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. It seeks to build the organizational capacity of local LGBTQIA+ AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate the community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge anti-LGBTQIA+ bias, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.
National Queer and Trans Therapist of Color NetworkOpens in new window National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC). We work at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces. Our overall goal is to increase access to healing justice resources for QTPoC.
Out & EqualOpens in new window Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships, and our annual Workplace Summit conference, we help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all.
Parents, Families, and Friends of the LGBT Community (PFLAG)Opens in new window Uniting people who are LGBTQ with families and friends, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG is here to provide support, information, and resources for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.
Point FoundationOpens in new window Point Foundation (Point) is America's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQIA+ students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.
Straight for EqualityOpens in new window Straight for Equality provides information and resources that will help allies understand their role in supporting and advocating for LGBTQ+ people. It takes learning and resources if allies want to move from just feeling supportive to actively being supportive.
Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists (AGLP)Opens in new window AGLP is a community of psychiatrists that educates and advocates on LGBTQ+ mental health issues.
Brown Boi ProjectOpens in new window The Brown Boi Project is a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to changing the way that communities of color talk about gender.
The LGBT BarOpens in new window The National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Bar Association, formerly the National Lesbian and Gay Law Association, is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender legal organizations.
The Okra ProjectOpens in new window The Okra Project is a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home-cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them.  
Transgender Law CenterOpens in new window Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, we employ a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender-nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education FundOpens in new window Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.
Victory FundOpens in new window The LGBTQ Victory Fund, commonly shortened to Victory Fund, is an American political action committee dedicated to increasing the number of openly LGBTQ public officials in the United States.
You Can Play ProjectOpens in new window The You Can Play Project works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, including LGBTQ+ athletes, coaches and fans. We achieve this by creating a community of allies that is able to foster a true sense of belonging. This becomes possible when sports teams sharpen the focus on the person’s skills, work ethic, and competitive spirit, not their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Zuna InstituteOpens in new window Zuna Institute is a national advocacy organization for Black Lesbians that addresses issues such as health, economic development, education, and public policy.