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Title IX

LGBTQ+ Students

At Lewis-Clark State College, we value all forms of diversity, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, ally, or any other identity, and LCSC is committed to creating a safe, welcoming, and inclusive enviornment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

If you have questions about available resources or you feel you have experienced discrimination or harassment based on your sex and/or gender, gender identity, gender expression, and/or sexual orientation, you have rights and options.  Contact Ashley Edwards, Title IX Coordinator, in the Administration Building room 102, by phone at 208-792-2689, or via email at titleix@lcsc.edu.     

Local Resources

Celebrate Love -- https://www.celebratelovelcv.com/

Transformation Station at Art Uncorked

620 Main Street

Lewiston, ID 83501

(208) 743-9999

"...for our trans community to come and trade out their wardrobe rather than having to spend hundreds and hundreds of dollars in the store. It’s a location where our trans community can feel welcome and not judged and comfortable trying on clothes, because we’re a judgment-free space. We’re a total safe zone in Lewiston." Myndie Van Horn, Owner of Art Uncorked. 

Online and National Resources

The Safe Zone Project -- https://thesafezoneproject.com/

The Safe Zone Project (SZP) is a free online resource providing curriculaactivities, and other resources for educators facilitating Safe Zone trainings (sexuality, gender, and LGBTQ+ education sessions), and learners who are hoping to explore these concepts on their own. Co-created by Meg Bolger and Sam Killermann in 2013, the SZP has become the go-to resource for anyone looking to add some Safe Zone to their life.

Human Rights Campaign -- https://www.hrc.org/

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

My Pronouns -- https://www.mypronouns.org/

MyPronouns.org is a practical resource dedicated to the empowering and inclusive use of personal pronouns in the English language. This website will help you understand why and how to use the pronouns someone goes by. In particular, we are focusing on pronouns used to refer to a singular human in the third person.

The Trevor Project -- https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.  The Trevor Project offers accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting and inclusive environments over the phone, online and through text.

Trevor Lifeline—The only national 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people under 25, available at 1-866-488-7386.

TrevorChat—A free, confidential, secure instant messaging service for LGBTQ youth that provides live help from trained volunteer counselors, open daily.

TrevorText—A free, confidential, secure service in which LGBTQ young people can text a trained Trevor counselor for support and crisis intervention, available daily by texting START to 678678.

Matthew Shepard Foundation -- Matthew's Place -- https://www.matthewshepard.org/matthews-place/

MatthewsPlace.com is an online village designed to provide young people with the resources they need to thrive in this world, make a difference, and gain tools to lead healthy, productive, hate-free lives. It provides a wealth of materials including regular blogs from a dedicated group of young people making a difference in their own communities.

PFLAG -- https://pflag.org/

PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. With over 400 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas across America, PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.