LGBTQ Health

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, fluid, and questioning students face many pressures that their heterosexual and cisgender peers do not experience on college campuses.  Many common issues include, but are not restricted to:

  • Coming out
  • Internalized heterosexism and cisgenderism
  • Confronting and managing discrimination and oppression
  • Exploration of and/or questioning sexual or gender identity
  • Navigating relationships with family, friends, roommates
  • Integrating self within larger LGBTQ community
  • Creating and maintain healthy relationships
  • Integrating one’s sexual/gender identity into an overall identity

We recognize that seeking support and assistance can be difficult at times, particularly as many students experience concerns about the supportive nature of those resources.  There are support resources available at UNC Charlotte and in the greater Charlotte community for our LGBTQ students and many are listed below. 

The Center for Wellness Promotion partners with many campus departments and offices, as well as community agencies, to create a safe, affirming, accepting and welcoming environment that embraces all aspects of human diversity, including sexual and gender identity. 

Campus Resources

Community Resources

National Organizations and Resources

Scholarship Information