The LGBTQ Student Union (LSU) is an LGBTQ+ organization established for the purpose of advocating and providing community for the LGBTQ students at UMBC. We host many events throughout the semester to fulfil these goals such as our LGBTQ & Trans 101 Panels, Fall Formal, Drag Night, Coming Out Day Potluck, weekly/biweekly meetings, and much more! Feel free to reach out to one of our board members if you have ideas, questions, or just want to connect!
Shannon Ashley (she/he)4th year, Math/Psych/Education
Emily Tanis (she/they)3rd year, Social Work/GWST
Irene Azuremendi (she/her)5th year, MLL/Animation/French (Minor)
Jordan Packett (they/them)2nd year/Transfer, GWST
Piper Sweeney (she/her)2nd year/Transfer, Biology
Chris Bescher (he/him)3rd year, MLL/Japanes (Minor)
Amelia Meman (they/she)Alumnus (GWST '15), Assistant Director at the Women's Center
Wednesdays @ 4pm Weekly (starting 09/16)
Popcorn style discussions of LGBTQ+ related topics that change each week!
Mondays @ 4pm Bi-weekly (starting 09/21)
Space to plan and discuss various events the org would like to host and help the org function!
Other Gay UMBC Resources
Tuesdays @ 4 pm Bi-Weekly (starting 09/15)
Discussions focusing specifically on trans & nonbinary topics! (Allies are welcome, but you may be asked to leave if you are making people uncomfortable.)