Concerns may include: I am transgender and thinking about transitioning, considering coming out as transgender, wanting to learn more about being transgender, a friend recently transitioned, not sure what it means to be transgender, unsure about gender identity, questioning gender identity, what does it mean to be non-binary
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual+ (LGBTQIA+) Student Life is housed under Intercultural Student Affairs within the Division of Student Affairs, and provides support for LGBTQIA+ students. The staff strives to enhance the quality of life for members of the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies, recognizing that sexual orientation and gender expression work through and are influenced by race, ethnicity, gender, culture, age, class, faith, ability status, and other social characteristics.
The Intercultural Student Affairs team provides consultation to students in the area of queer issues and offers educational, informational, and advocacy services. Additionally, LGBTQIA+ student organizations including EAGLE (Emerson's Advancement Group for Love And Expression) and XeCult (Art Collective for Queer Women and Femmes), and Theyta (a group for non-binary folx) are advised and supported by Intercultural Student Affairs.