Drop-In Clubs and Groups

Please note: Groups marked with an "*" are informal confidential groups. Students looking to observe in order to fulfill academic requirements will NOT be permitted. Those students should instead register to attend an informative Safe Space Training session or email lgbtq@mail.montclair.edu for assistance. 

Aces 

MONTCLAIR ACES*
A weekly discussion and support group for asexual, grey-A, and/or demisexual students, and their partners. This group is dedicated to the enrichment of the lives of asexual identities at Montclair State by providing support and friendship in an open and caring environment.
Time: Thursdays at 4:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 110
Facilitator: Stacy Pinto

   

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BEYOND BINARIES* 
A weekly discussion and support group for bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, fluid and queer-identified students and their allies.
Time: Tuesdays at 5:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 415
Facilitators: David Lennox

   
comingouticon  COMING OUT GROUP*
A weekly open discussion and support group for students in various stages of the coming out process.
Time: Tuesdays at 2:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 415
Facilitators: David Lennox and Amanda Del Gaudio
   
 knit FABULOUS FIBERS: A KNIT AND CROCHET CLUB
Do you knit or crochet? Looking for a new, fun, stress-relieving hobby? Knitters, Crocheters, and other Textile Artists are welcome in our accepting, comfortable environment each month. Come and expand your knowledge, techniques, and stitches while making fabulous gifts for yourself and friends.
Time: TBD
Location: LGBTQ Center Pride Lounge
Club Facilitators: Peer Educators
   
 games GAYME NIGHTS
A monthly get together for card games, board games, and more. Make new friends, enjoy some snacks, and de-stress! 
Times: Friday 1/30 at 5:30pm, Friday 2/27 at 7pm, Friday 3/6 at 4:30pm, & Friday 4/24 at 6pm
Location: The Center for Student Involvement, Student Center Room 419
Hosts: Peer Educators
   
LAMBDA

LAMBDA: LGBTQ GREEK GROUP*
A weekly discussion and support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students in Greek Life at Montclair State. New topics are discussed each week.  
Time: Mondays at 6:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 416
Facilitator: Carlos Flores

   
LGBTQ+Athletes

LGBTQ+ATHLETES*
A weekly discussion and support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or questioning + athletes at Montclair State University.
Times: Thursdays at 2pm
Location: Student Center, Room 415
Facilitators: David Lennox and Alyssa Sceppaguercio

   
LOL  LIVING OUT LOUD (closed sessions)*
A closed session, coming out therapy group for students.  
For more information, contact Sudha Wadhwani, Psy.D. at 973-655-5215.
Location: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) - Russ Hall
   
Men  MEN'S GROUP*
A weekly discussion group for gay, bisexual, queer, and transgender-identified men and their allies. This group is a great way to meet other queer men of MSU and hang out in a relaxing, safe space. New topics are discussed each week. 
Time: Mondays at 5:30pm
Location: SC 415
Facilitators: Glenn Dungan and Carlos Flores
   
PrideBoard PRIDE BOARD
Want to get involved with the LGBTQ Center? Join our Pride Board and meet new people, contribute our ongoing programs, influence and increase support services, and partake in the fun! This is a drop-in club and open to all! 
Time: Wednesdays at 4pm 
Location: SC 206
Facilitators: Pride Board Executive Board
   
PEGroup PEER EDUCATORS GROUP*
A weekly discussion group for Peer Educators of the LGBTQ Center. 
Time: Fridays at 1pm
Location: SC 110 Conference Room
Facilitators: Brian Edwards
   
Q

Q-MMUNITY
Q-mmunity is a weekly queer and questioning discussion and support group.This laid-back discussion group focuses on identity, current events, and life in general. All are invited to attend, whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, or questioning... or fall anywhere on the queer spectrum. 
Time: Mondays at 2:30pm
Location: SC 110 Conference Room
Facilitator: Amanda Del Gaudio and CJ Malva

   
QUEERGRADS  QUEER GRADS
A monthly meet up group for LGBTQ and allied graduate students to network and socialize. 
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Host: Ebony Jackson
   
QPOC  QUEER PEOPLE OF COLOR (QPoC)*
A weekly discussion and support group providing students of color with a space to explore their identities and the intersections between race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Time: Tuesdays at 8pm
Location: Student Center, Romm 415
Facilitator: Carlos Flores and Jose Cuzcano
   
READINGRAINBOW  READING RAINBOW - AN LGBTQA BOOK CLUB
Do you like reading? Are you looking to meet a new group of friends who enjoy in-depth discussions about your favorite queer-themed books? If so, join our LGBTQA Book Club and delve into literature centered on issues important to the LGBTQA community. We are a safe, friendly, open space and we choose books as a group on topics including but not limited to gender, sexuality, heteronormativity, homophobia, coming out, and stereotypes. All mediums are explored from comics and graphic novels to biographies and poetry. 
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Club Facilitators: TBD
   
 TRANS TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES*
A weekly discussion group for transgender, gender queer or gender non-conforming students and their allies to discuss topics like navigating MSU, gender identity, expression, transitioning, and friends and family.
Time: Thursdays at 7pm
Location: LGBTQ Center Conference Room - SC 110 
Facilitators: CJ Malva
 
   
 WOMEN WOMYN'S GROUP*
A weekly discussion group for lesbian, bisexual, queer, and transgender-identified womyn and their allies. Come hang out in a relaxing, safe space with other queer womyn of MSU. New topics are discussed each week. 
Time: Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Location: LGBTQ Center Conference Room - SC 110 
Facilitator: Ashley Bain