LGBTQ+ Organizations

Athlete Ally

Ally 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.

Athlete Ally Leaders
Camden Pereira /
Shania Meertens /
Amari Robinson /

Athlete Ally Advisors
Jordy Kirr /
Shimmy Gray-Miller /

Social Media
Instagram: @clemsonathleteally

Clemson's Sexuality and Gender Alliance (C-SAGA)

CUSAGA C-SAGA is a group of LGBTQ+ and allied students, faculty, and staff committed to bettering Clemson University through awareness, inclusivity, and creating community.

Alejandro Mejia-Tejada /
Vice President: Zach Doerflein/
Club Relations Officer: Shelby Vanderhoof /
Events Director: Ari Theriot /
Internal Relations Director: Nathan Kilcoyne /

Social Media 
Instagram: @clemsonsaga

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM)

CUSAGA LogooSTEM 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.

oSTEM President
Jenna Adams /

oSTEM Advisor
Bart Knijnenburg /

Social Media
Instagram: ostemclem


CUSAGA LogoPRISM 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.

PRISM President
Nathan Kilcoyne / 

PRISM Advisor
Jody Usher /  

Social Media
Instagram: @clemsonprism
Facebook: @clemsonprism

Organizational Email

Organizational Website 

Clemson Queer Student of Color Association (CQSCA)

CUSAGA LogoClemson 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.

CQSCA President
Ayesha Tahura /

CQSCA Advisor
Jason Combs /

Social Media
Instagram: @cqsca

Clemson Rainbow Fellowship (CRF)

Rainbow-Fellowship-Logo.pngClemson 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.

CRF President and Founder
Tyler McDougald /

CRF Advisor
Ciera Durden /

Social Media
Instagram: @clemsonrainbowfellowship

Organization E-Mail

Organization Web Site

LavGrad Association (LavGrad)

lav-grad-logo.jpegLavGrad 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.

LavGrad President 
Marck Molina /

LavGrad Advisor
Tony Cawthon /