standOUTis an organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning (LGBTQ) students and allies. Primarily a social organization standOUT provides a respectful, understanding, and inclusive place for LGBTQ identified students to meet and socialize. StandOUT also participates in a number of educational and social change oriented events throughout the year including: LGBTQ history month, suicide prevention and awareness week, and National Coming Out day.
standOUTmeets twice a week. Regular business meetings are held on Monday evenings at 5:30pm in Fayard Room 232. Social events are typically held on Wednesdays at 5:30pm in Fayard Room 109 and occasionally office campus. For more information about standOUT please the officers at email email@example.com or faculty advisor Dr. Marc Settembrino.
Resources for LGBTQA Students, Faculty, and Staff:
Safe Space training – SELU provides Ally training for students, faculty, and staff who want to create an environment of acceptance, support, and understanding for LGBTQ students. More information is available at: http://www.southeastern.edu/admin/misa/safe_space/index.html
PFLAG – New Orleans (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays): http://www.pflagno.org/
Equality Louisiana: https://www.facebook.com/equalityla
Louisiana Trans Advocates: http://www.latransadvocates.org/
The Trevor Project: http://www.thetrevorproject.org/
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network): http://www.glsen.org/
Southern Poverty Law Center – LGBT Rights: http://www.splcenter.org/what-we-do/lgbt-rights