LGBTQ Resources

Marist College Campus Resources:

LGSA:
LGBTQ student activist group. LGSA commits itself to the education and activism of the LGBTQ community and its allies.
For more information: http://clubs.marist.edu/lgsa/

LGBTQ Sub-Committee of Diversity Committee:
Works to foster the development of an atmosphere of growth and enrichment for all. Specifically, its goal is to provide the campus community with education and training to promote the understanding of issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual and questioning individuals. Further, we act as advocates for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff; ultimately striving to create an open and just University.
Contact Information:
Jeffrey Kaine, Co-Chair, Housing and Residential Life, RO 387 - 845-575-3307 or jeffrey.kaine@marist.edu
Bobbi Sue Tellitocci, Co-Chair, Donor and Alumni Relations, FN 001 - 845-575-3361 or bobbi.s.tellitocci@marist.edu

Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA):
Plans and implements educational, cultural, social programs on diversity to facilitate cross cultural dialogue for the entire campus. The CMA houses resources for LGBTQ education.
Contact Information:
LB 327
845-575-3204
angel.arriaga@marist.edu
www.marist.edu/academics/multicultural

Counseling Center:
Professional counselors work individually or with groups to help students understand themselves better, resolve problems, come to terms with difficult issues, and/or address important decisions. The purpose of counseling is not to tell students what to do, but to emphasize the ultimate responsibility each person has in conducting his or her own life.
Contact Information:
SC 352
845-575-3314
http://www.marist.edu/counseling/

Student Affairs/Student Conduct:
Oversees all areas of the student's experience with special emphasis on educational and social experiences outside the classroom. Student Affairs house the Office of Student Conduct, which oversee the campus disciplinary system. Students can file complaints of misconduct, harassment, and other violations of the student code of conduct with the Office of Student Conduct.
Contact Information:
Rotunda 389
845-575-3515
http://www.marist.edu/studentlife/studentconduct/ 

Safety and Security:
Campus Safety and Security is staffed 24/7. Students can file complaints of misconduct, harassment, and other violations of the student code of conduct with Campus Safety and Security.
Contact Information:
Donelly Hall
845-575-2282
http://www.marist.edu/security/

Campus Ministry:
Works to foster a culture of faith for all people by building and nourishing a community of hospitality, prayer, service and education.Contact Information:
Byrne House
845-575-2275
http://www.marist.edu/studentlife/ministry/staff.html

 

Web Resources:

Marist Alumni Facebook Group:Facebook  
Marist alumni can serve as a great resource to students, faculty, and staff. If you have questions about an alum's experience during or after college, use the link below to join the group or to connect with an alumnus or alumna:

Human Rights Campaign: www.hrc.org
The largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD): www.glaad.org
GLAAD’s mission is to amplify the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, hold the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.

The Advocate (Internet Edition): www.advocate.com
GLBT News Magazine

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): www.aclu.org/GLBT/index.html
Nonpartisan organization which brings lawsuits on such topics as discrimination, parenting, etc. designed to impact civil rights and constitutional law in order to achieve GLBT equality

Bisexual Resource Center: www.biresource.org
Provides education about and support for bisexual issues.

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN): www.glsen.org
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network; organization for students, parents, and teachers which works to affect positive change in schools

Human Rights Campaign (HRC): www.hrc.org
Organization which works for GLBT equal rights by lobbying the federal government, educating the public, participating in campaigns, and providing support and information about GLBT issues

Lambda Legal: www.lambdalegal.org
Legal organization working for civil rights of GLBT people and people with HIV/AIDS

The Trevor Project: www.thetrevorproject.org
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Trevor Lifeline 1-866-488-7386

Campus Pride: www.campuspride.org
Campus Pride is an organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.

National Gay and Lesbian TaskForce (NGLTF): www.ngltf.org
The mission of the NGLTF is to build the political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Here Media/PlanetOut: www.heremedia.com, www.planetout.com
Media corporation that publishes The Advcoate, Out and other print and web-based LGBT media

Anti-Violence Project (AVP): www.avp.org
AVP works to end violence in all its forms against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV affected (LGBTQH) communities. AVP serves victim of hate crime/violence and domestic violence.

 

Local Resources

Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center:
"As a safe, supportive environment, the Hudson Valley LGTBQ Community Center provides services, professional resources, and programs that unite the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community across lines of age, race, gender, and economics. Our purpose is to strengthen, support, and celebrate LGBTQ individuals, families, and groups in their efforts to achieve their fullest potential. The Center strives for positive social change through advocacy, community education, cultural awareness, and wellness programs that assist in the creation, development, and growth of LGBTQ affirming organizations, institutions, and culture within the community at large."
Contact Information:
300 Wall Street
Kingston, NY 12402
845-331-5300
www.lgbtqcenter.org 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG):
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
Contact Information:
www.pflag.org
PFLAG Kingston
15 Turtle Rock Ct.
New Paltz, NY 12561
frandivine@gmail.com
Phone:  (845) 853-5798

 

 

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