Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity

  • Ally Week

    Join us for programs that promote education, encourage dialogues, and challenges us all to explore ways we can stand in solidarity with others.

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  • WE magazine

    WE magazine

  • Coffee Chat

  • Kickback Friday

    Kickback Friday

  • Ally Network

    Ally Network

    Join the Ally Network by participating in our Ally Training.

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Who We Are: 

The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity provides education, advocacy, support, mentoring, academic engagement, and space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, questioning, queer and allied students, staff, and faculty at Duke. The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity also serves and supports Duke alumni/ae and the greater LGBTQ community. Read More.

Have You Heard?

Jan 26, 2015

We’re celebrating Ally Week. An important aspect of allyship is reflecting on your journey towards becoming an ally. Today we invite you to reflect on the following statements:

Jan 14, 2015

Become an Ally for the LGBTQ Community. Participate in campus training sessions and become part of the Duke Ally Network.

When Joshua Lazard started working within Duke Chapel less than a year ago, he noticed a rainbow placard hanging outside his supervisor’s office.

The card reads, “I am your ALLY,” and is given to Duke employees and students who go through ally training offered by Duke’s Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.

Lazard, the C. Eric Lincoln Minister for Student Engagement, went through the training last year to learn how to offer more support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community. He is now working on a partnership between his office and the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, in which he’ll help encourage an open environment for students exploring both their spiritual and sexual identities.

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