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GLBTQ Alliance

GLBTQ alliance

The GLBTQ Alliance is a student group for GLBTQ individuals and allies.  The mission of the Alliance is: a) to provide support to and between GLBTQ individuals and allies; and b) to educate the MCC community about GLBTQA issues.  Regular meetings are held during the fall and spring semesters. (Meeting times and locations will be announced via TV monitors.)

Past Events & Accomplishments

Conferences Attended

  • Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Trans Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC)
  • Iowa Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth
  • Iowa Pride Network Leadership Summit
  • One Iowa and Iowa Pride Network’s Student Day at the Capitol

Movie Showings & Discussions

  • “The Times of Harvey Milk” Documentary
  • “The T Word” Documentary
  • “The Normal Heart”

Fundraising / Scholarship

  • We fundraise each year to help support the Alliance’s two scholarships

Safe Zone Safe Zone logo

The group has started Safe Zone trainings.  We are in the infancy stage of our programming and are working to improve it each year.  You may see “Safe Zone” cards (see below) around campus. This cards designate areas where GLBTQ+ individuals are accepted, free to express themselves, and discrimination is not tolerated.

Other

  • Visited the UNI LGBT* Center
  • Visited the ISU LGBT Student Services Center
  • Discussed current events and provide support
  • Posted educational signs about the different GLBTQ+ flags around campus
  • Presented a poster at the MCC Diversity Festival

Valuable Information

Websites

Counseling / Hotline Services
Nancy Adams and Kevin Duncan provide free short-term counseling in Room 217


For more information contact Chris Brees in room 303A in Faust Student Union.

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