Student Affairs strives to create an environment at GSDM that is inclusive and supportive of all students, including those students who identify as LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) and their allies.
Below is a list of campus, university, and community resources for LGBTQ+ students and allies. Please contact Student Affairs email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Diversity and Inclusion Committee
This committee within BU’s chapter of the American Student Dental Association supports and celebrates student inclusion and diversity. The committee organizes and participates in various campus events around cultural, spiritual, and social diversity include Boston Pride Week and the Boston Pride Parade.
A listing of BUMC faculty, staff, researchers, students and residents who identify as LGBTQ+ or as allies for the LGBTQ+ community. The mission of this list is to serve as a resource for those seeking mentorship, guidance, or support (academic or non-academic) and to build a network around LGBTQ+ issues more broadly.
What is an ally?
Guide to being an Ally
Society for Queers & Allies in Dentistry
The Society for Queers and Allies in Dentistry (SQuAD) is dedicated to building an inclusive community among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-sexual, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and more (LGBTQIA+) identified dental students and residents and allies at GSDM. SQuAD strives to promote awareness and visibility of LGBTQIA+ community at GSDM through programming, community outreach, and advocacy and to educate current and future oral healthcare providers on the social issues and health needs of the LGBTQIA+ community. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and learn how you can get involved.
Counseling and Support Services for GSDM Students
Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center (SARP)
SARP provides rapid, confidential, compassionate, supportive, and free-of-charge advocacy and assistance to BU students who have experienced a traumatic incident. This includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, physical assault, interpersonal violence, and other crimes. SARP is also bound by law to maintain your complete confidentiality.
LGBT and Gender Identity Studies Guide
The Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (CGSA)
CGSA at Boston University is a resources center that strives to give voice to institutionally marginalized groups through and intersectional approach to activism and education.
Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery @ Boston Medical Center
Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth (BAGLY)
The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health works to make life healthier for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, people living with HIV/AIDS, and the larger community through research, evaluation, education, training, and public health advocacy.
National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
National Center for Transgender Equality
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)