Many students find themselves undergoing numerous transitions in their lives—moving away from home, facing new academic challenges, developing new relationships, considering career choices—and also growing awareness about their identity.

The Student Counseling Center is a safe space for anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, or anyone who is questioning their own sexual orientation or gender identity. Students are encouraged to come in to talk with any of the counselors to help with the life-long journey of self-discovery.

On-Campus LGBTQ+ Resources

Local LGBTQ+ Resources

Long Island

PFLAG:  Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

The PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Network–with over 400 chapters across the country–provides confidential peer support, education, and advocacy to LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies. View nearby PFLAG chapters.

LGBT Network

The LGBT Network is an association of non-profit organizations working to serve the LGBT community of Long Island and Queens throughout the lifespan: Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders – Long Island (SAGE-LI), and the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q Center).

Pride for Youth

With locations in Bellmore and Deer Park, Pride for Youth is a service and an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) young people through age 30. Their mission is to enhance the health, wellness and cultural competency of LGBTQ young people through education, support services and youth development. They serve New York State’s Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties.

The Transgender Resource Center of Long Island

The Transgender Resource Center of Long Island is a 501c3 Charity created by members of the transgender community, their families, partners and allies who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Their mission is to elevate the transgender and gender non-conforming community. Their goal is to provide a safe place where everyone can come together.

New York City

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Where everyone is celebrated for who they are. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center is the heart and home of NYC’s LGBTQ community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection.

National LGBTQ+ Resources

LGBTQ+ Publications/Psychological Literature

  • Living Out:  Long Island’s LGBT News and lifestyle publication
  • Diversity Library: Compiled by Adelphi University’s Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies
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