Athlete Ally is Clemson’s chapter of the nationally recognized Athlete Ally organization. Athlete Ally believes that everyone should have equal access, opportunity, and experience in sports — regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. The mission of Athlete Ally is to end the rampant homophobia and transphobia in sport and to activate the athletic community to exercise their leadership to champion LGBTQ equality.
C-SAGA is a group of LGBTQ+ and allied students, faculty, and staff committed to bettering Clemson University through awareness, inclusivity, and creating community.
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM)
oSTEM is Clemson’s chapter of the nationally recognized oSTEM organization. Members of oSTEM are LGBTQ+ Clemson individuals involved in STEM, working together to create a brighter campus.
Clemson PRISM is a student-led organization focused on LGBTQ+ inclusion within Christianity at Clemson University. We gather several times throughout the semester for fun events, serving as a safe harbor and loving gathering space for LGBTQ+ students and allies. Each semester, we also host a Bible Study, which examines Christianity using an inclusive & welcoming point of view.
Clemson Queer Student of Color Association (CQSCA)
Clemson Queer Students of Color Association is a student organization that provides a safe space to all marginalized people of color who identify as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community. The mission of the organization is to educate the general public about the needs of the LGBTQ P.O.C. community as well as celebrate our history and culture.
Clemson Rainbow Fellowship (CRF)
Clemson Rainbow Fellowship facilitates one-one-one peer mentorship between members of Clemson's LGBTQ+ community. Mentorship focuses on the transition to college, life as a Clemson University student, identity exploration, and introduction to resources.
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LavGrad Association (LavGrad)
LavGrad is a space for LGBTQ+ and ally graduate students to meet, engage and support each other while promoting queer-inclusive initiatives across Clemson’s campus. We also collaborate with and mentor undergraduate students, clubs and organizations and support each other as we transition to being queer in Clemson.
Queer in Life Sciences
Queer in Life Sciences is a club for LGBTQIA+ individuals within the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences. The biggest goal of the organization is to make an accepting and loving space for queer CAFLS students, and to let people know they are not alone in their major. As a largely social community, our club centers on fun meetings for people to relax and unwind with supportive friends. As a bonus, QILS also brings in guest speakers who have a career/ study CAFLS topics and identify on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. QILS is about connection and community.
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