Our mission is to increase the understanding and appreciation of how gender and sexuality influence and frame our daily lives and social interactions.
To accomplish this, our office connects with the campus community to create safe and welcoming spaces for students and employees; advocate with and on their behalf for social justice and equality; and enhance critical inquiry into diversity and inclusion through programs and discussions.
Lafayette's Safe Zone Program is designed to help facilitate conversations around LGBTQ+ advocacy. It's also designed to educate the community on LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, and students.
The Queer Archives Project at Lafayette College is a collaborative, interdisciplinary initiative designed to illuminate Lafayette’s Queer history, advance teaching, learning, and research in the area of Queer Studies, and promote positive institutional transformation.
Lafayette’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is a central hub of activity for students and student organizations on campus.