Nominations for 2014 Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for 2014 Bill Kidder Awards and the Pink Triangle Awards.
The President's Commission on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues exists to help make UNH a place that is welcoming and inclusive of its gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
News & Quick Information
- "It Gets Better" Stories from UNH students on hope for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth Watch the YouTube Video
- UNH Benefits update: Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) find out more
- You Can Play Project, a means for athletes, coaches, and fans to stand up and create an atmosphere of inclusion. Watch the video
- Information on changing your name or using a preferred name
- Queer Studies Minor Now Available
- 3-time All-American wrestler Hudson Taylor created Athlete Ally—a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering athletes to consider their status as role models and be conscious of the words they choose, eliminating the homophobic language that is all too prevalent in sports. Watch the YouTube Video
Other President's Commissions
Save the Date: April 9, 2014!
Nominations now being taken for Kidder and Pink Triangle Awards - for more info
Contratulations to: 2013 Winners
Barbara Jago, Associate Professor of Communication Arts, UNH-M, Faculty Kidder Award
Tamsin Whitehead, Women's Studies and Queer Studies, Graduate Student/Staff Kidder Award
Alexander Loughran Lamothe, senior, International Affairs and Family Studies, Undergraduate Student Kidder Award
Pink Triangle Awards honor leaders and heroes, students, faculty, staff and community members who have made outstanding contributions to efforts for equity and visibility for the GLBTQI community.
Paul McNamara, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Sara Dillingham, senior, College of Health and Human Services
NH Governor Maggie Hassan was the keynote speaker and the first governor to take part in the Annual Pancake Breakfast. She carried the theme in her message to those in attendance, that all citizens should have the right to fully participate in the civic and economic life of our communities. Read the write up of the event in UNH Today
"Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (oSTEM)" is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields. We are trying to create a chapter at UNH. We are looking for people interested in joining, all majors, sexual orientations, and gender identities welcome! Anyone interested please contact Elena Long at Elena.Long@unh.edu." More information on oSTEM can be found on their web site (click here)
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UNH Safe Zones is an educational program to raise awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Ally (LGBTQA) issues and contribute to a campus climate of inclusion at UNH, by preparing members of the UNH community to support LGBTQ faculty, students, and staff and take active steps toward reducing and preventing harassment, discrimination, and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Find out more by visiting the Facebook page