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LGBTQ2IA+ Programs, Events & Opportunities

Looking to get involved in our programs and events? Check out all of the LGBTQ2IA+ programs & events happening on campus and in the community. 

OUTline Programming

OUTline offers a variety of community-building programs for the LGBTQ2IA+ community, including a coming out discussion group, weekly discussion, and community-building events for LGBTQ2IA+ international students and transgender students.

Visit OUTline’s GryphLife page for the most up-to-date offerings of programming.

Pride Picnic

An annual Pride Month event that takes place in June on Johnston Green. Relax and have fun with us as we play with kites, frisbees, bubble wands, and share our collection of pride buttons with the LGBTQ2IA+ campus community. For more information visit GryphLife.

LGBTQ2IA+ Affirmations Colouring Book

The LGBTQ2IA+ Engagement Peer Helper team has put together a colouring book filled with affirmations for the LGBTQ2IA+ community. Filled with activities, pages to colour, and more, download a copy of the LGBTQ2IA+ Affirmations Colouring Book.

Out on the Shelf

A community group that offers great events to meet other LGBTQ2IA+ people in the Guelph community.

Want to receive emails letting you know about all of the LGBTQ2IA+ programming happening on campus? Subscribe to our newsletter for more upcoming queer-friendly events on campus.

Student Clubs & Organizations

The University of Guelph has a number of student groups who provide resources, support and social opportunities for LGBTQ2IA+ students.

  • EngiQueers Guelph (FacebookInstagram)
    A student group whose objective is to promote and advocate for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ students and their allies.
  • Guelph Queer Equality (GQE) (FacebookInstagramGryphLife)
    A student group aimed at building capacity through social events and offering resources to students.
  • Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity (GRCGED): (FacebookInstagramGryphLifeWebsite)
    A feminist groups and community space dedicated to promoting diversity and equity through education, advocacy, resource provision, skill-building, outreach and community building.
  • OUTline (FacebookGryphLife)
    A confidential support and resource service for individuals with questions relating to sexual orientation and gender identity, online chat and other in-person support programs.
  • OVC Pride Veterinary Community (Facebook)
    A student group based out of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) creating safer spaces for the LGBTQ+ community within OVC and to help raise awareness of the LGBTQ+ community within the veterinary profession.
  • Queer and Trans People of Colour (QTPOC) (FacebookInstagram)
    A student group specific for building community amongst black, indigenous and people of colour who are queer and transgender.
  • Queer Christian Community (QCC) (Facebook, Website)
    The Ecumenical Campus Ministry offers QCC for people who wish to explore the intersection of Christian faith and their LGBTQ+ identities.
  • Student Help and Advocacy Centre (SHAC) (FacebookInstagramGryphLifeWebsite)
    A student run advocacy and referral centre that provides a safe space for students to ask questions and get information.