LGBTQ Resource Center

LGBTQ Resource Center Advisors: Liz Hollerman and Valencio Kelisto Socia

LGBTQ Student Coordinator: Zoey Jensen


LGBTQ Resource Center Mission Statement

The mission of the Bellevue College LGBTQ Resource Center is to create a safe, inclusive, and affirming campus that encourages academic success and personal growth for the Bellevue College community through education, advocacy, engagement, support and celebration of diversity.

LGBTQ Task Force

“The LGBTQIA+ Task Force is a diverse group of multi-gendered, multi-racial, multi-ethnic, inter-generational LGBTQIA+ community members and allies. We work to advocate, educate, and support gender equity at Bellevue College.”

Vision Statement: Strives to dismantle gender oppression and inequity at Bellevue College.

LGBTQ Task Force Chair: Heath Ray Hayden

What We Do

  • Advocate for all students, staff, and faculty experiencing discrimination around gender identity and expression.
  • Provide opportunities for continued education around gender identity, expression and ally-development on campus.
  • Provide recommendations for best practices around gender equity with regard to facilities, curricula, and campus environment.
  • Build Community Partnerships with LGBTQIA+ Resources.

Important Dates

  • October: LGBTQ History Month & National Coming Out Day
  • Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Dec. 1: World AIDS Day
  • March 31: International Transgender Day of Visibility
  • April: Celebrate Diversity Month
  • April 27: Day of Silence
  • May 17: International Day Against Homophobia
  • June: LGBTQ Pride Month
  • June 28: 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

Information and Resources

Last Updated September 7, 2018