It is with deep sorrow and fury that we’ve struggled to navigate this pivotal moment in history. We mourn Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Nina Pop, Tony McDade, and George Floyd, and those whose names we have never learned. We recognize Iyanna Dior and all other Black transgender, non-binary, and intersex people recovering from hate crimes. It is imperative that we dismantle white supremacy together and acknowledge its impact on all intersections with Black communities that are often overlooked and underserved. We affirm that all Black lives matter – all the time. We acknowledge that to matter is the minimum. Black lives are sacred and Black lives are needed.
I hope each and every one of you is healthy and managing as well as you can as we adapt to these new circumstances. You have been in my thoughts and my advocacy. I'm writing with an update on what QuOffice programming and outreach will look like for the remainder of the semester.
QuOffice Hours: Even though our physical office is closed, Stone and I are now holding office hours virtually. Most importantly, we are still here and available to support you. If you would like to connect...
Although our programming has been postponed, our space in Grays Hall (which houses the BGLTQ Office and the Office of Diversity Education & Support) will be open until 8pm this evening. Please feel free to come by for support or to simply say hello - Stone and I will be here alongside other friendly faculty and administrators who are ready to help you in whatever way we can. AND, we still have plenty of tea, coffee, safer sex supplies, and comfortable couches if you're looking for a... Read more about BGLTQ Office Community Update
We are very happy to welcome Livingstone Cox (they/them) as the new Assistant Director of the Office of BGLTQ Student Life!
Livingstone brings a strong background in student affairs and counseling to the role. Livingstone competed their master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Syracuse University and graduated with honors from Elizabeth City State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in Spanish. They are currently...Read more about Welcome to Livingstone Cox!