Health Education, Promotion & Wellness


Sexuality & Sexual Orientation 

 oncampusOn Campus

Counseling Center
www.umassd.edu/counseling
508.999.8648

LiveWell: Office of Health Education, Promotion, and Wellness
www.umassd.edu/livewell
508.910.6965

Student Affairs, Office of the Vice Chancellor
www.umassd.edu/studentaffairs/officeofvchancellor.cfm
508.999.8600 or 508.999.8640

Women's Resource Center
www.umassd.edu/wrc
508.910.4584

Pride Alliance (Student Organization)
508-999-8163
pridealliance@umassd.edu

Visit the Pride Alliance's Facebook page for more information.

Many staff and faculty also pledge their support and understanding for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people by visibly displaying a SafeZone sticker in their office. (It would be wrong to assume that people without stickers are unsupportive, however!)

online Online

Go Ask Alice
www.goaskalice.com

Our favorite college health website, with excellent answers to student questions about sexuality (and many other health topics).

Planned Parenthood of America
www.plannedparenthood.org

San Francisco Sex Information
www.sfsi.org
Don't let their name fool you. SFSI is a volunteer-run, free, anonymous, non-judgmental service that answers sex questions by email and phone (415-989-SFSI), anywhere in the country.

The Kinsey Institute's Sexuality Information Service for Students (KISISS)
www.indiana.edu/~kisiss/
Information for college students on sex, love, and relationships. Run by the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University.

GLB Resources*

Go Ask Alice
www.goaskalice.com
Our favorite college health website, with excellent answers to student questions about sexuality (and many other health topics).

Bisexual Resource Center
www.biresource.org
An international organization providing education about and support for bisexual and progressive issues.

Human Rights Campaign Coming Out Project
www.hrc.org
 

Download these great resource guides! adobe

A Resource Guide to Coming Out

A Resource Guide to Coming Out for African Americans

A Resource Guide to Coming Out as Transgender

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
www.pflag.org
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

A Straight Guide to GLBT Americans adobe 


Youth Resource: A Project of Advocates for Youth
www.youthresource.org
YouthResource, a website by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (GLBTQ) young people, take a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern to GLBTQ youth.

Download these great brochures! adobe

I Think I Might Be Bisexual, Now What Do I Do?

I Think I Might Be Gay, Now What Do I Do?

I Think I Might Be Lesbian, Now What Do I Do?

I Think I Might Be Transgender, Now What Do I Do?

* Why no "T"? The "T" in GLBT stands for "transgender" which is related to gender identity, not sexual orientation. (We have listed some transgender resources above, but more can be found here.)



 Last Updated On: 10/30/07

Contact Info:

Beth-Anne Vieira, MPH
Coordinator, Health Education and Promotion
T - 508.910.6965
bvieira@umassd.edu