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Southern Pride: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month: LGBTQ+
on Campus

This guide provides library and web-based information related to the Southern Pride: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month library display.

Study Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
at Georgia Southern University

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program offering an undergraduate minor and a concentration and a major in Fall 2018. In your WGSS courses, you will learn about the complexities of gender and sexuality, as well as the intersectionality of identities. WGSS courses give you knowledge and skills that make you more competitive professionally and more informed personally.

On the Statesboro campus:

Carroll Building- Center for Social Gerontology

Zach S. Henderson Library - Second Floor

Health Center

Counseling Center

On the Armstrong campus:

Jenkins Hall

Counseling Center

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Windward Commons

LGBTQ+ Timeline on Statesboro Campus

  • 1989: Triangle club formed under advisor Dr. Fred Richter, Professor of English
  • October 1990: Triangle Club steps forward 30 members, "and that includes members of the Statesboro community, people in Claxton, and other small towns around here
  • October 2002: GLBT Awareness Month celebrated on campus
  • September 2003: Triangle Club transitions to GSA led by DeMarc Campbell
  • May 2018: Georgia Southern University hosts the first Lavender Graduation to recognize and honor the accomplishments of graduating LGBTQ+ students and allies. 

Want to view the full George-Anne article from October 5, 1990