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. 

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Beyond the Binary: Bisexual, Pansexual, Fluid, and Queer Group* 
A weekly discussion and support group for bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, fluid and queer-identified students and their allies.
Time: Fridays at 1pm
Location: Student Center, Room 110
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: Mondays at 4pm
Location: Student Center, Room 415
Facilitators: David Lennox and Amanda Del Gaudio
   
 knit Fabulous Fibers: A Knit/Crochet Group
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: 3pm-4pm on the following Wednesdays: September 24, October 22, November 19, December 10
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: 5:30pm-7:30pm on the following Fridays: September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, and December 12th
Location: The Center for Student Involvement, Student Center Room 104
Club Facilitators: Peer Educators
   
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.
Tuesdays 11:00am-12:30pm
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: Center for Student Involvement - Student Center, Room 104
Facilitators: Glenn Dungan and Carlos Flores
   
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: Thursdays at 5:30pm
Location: LGBTQ Center Conference Room - SC 110
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 NEW 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 12pm
Location: LGBTQ Center Conference Room - SC 110 
Facilitators: Brian Edwards and CJ Silva
 
   
 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 and Ali Longo