Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender Queer Allies Union
To create a supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight ally students, faculty, staff and alumni while educating the University of Maryland, School of Social Work community concerning homophobia and heterosexism and their relationship to racism, sexism, and classism. To advocate for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues in the curriculum and to identify and address homophobic stances and actions in school policies, guidelines and classroom situations. To work for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer faculty, staff, and students. To collaborate with other groups outside the university to promote equal rights for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in Maryland.
Student Leader: This group is currently without leadership. If you are interested in restarting the group, please contact Dawn Shafer.
Faculty Advisor: Laura Loessner, MSW