Members of the LGBTQIA+ Staff & Faculty Forum
Members of the LGBTQIA+ Staff & Faculty Forum
LGBTQIA+ Staff & Faculty Forum

» LGBTQIA+ Staff & Faculty Forum

The LGBTQIA+ Staff & Faculty Forum started in Fall 2017 and was developed by staff and faculty members who embrace, celebrate, and support the LGBTQIA+ communities on campus through outreach activities and events.

Mission Statement

The group is open to any staff and faculty members who wish to join together to:
  • Build community together as a group
  • Serve the campus in meaningful ways
  • Support LGBTQIA+ student communities

 For any questions or to be added to our listserv, please email

  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Forum Minutes
  • Chapman LGBTQIA+ in the News
  • LGBTQIA+ Forum Meetings

    October 24
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    AF 201

    November 21
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    AF 201 

    Campus Events and Events of Interest

    The Future is Fluid
    A Talk with Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Advocates
    October 23
    4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
    Argyros Forum, room 205

    Learn more on the Chapman events page

    Reception for "Journey of the Bearded Tarot"
    Presented by the City of West Hollywood and artist Doug Hammett
    October 25
    7:00- 9:00 p.m.
    West Hollywood Library, 2nd Floor
    625 North San Vicente Blvd.

    Register for this event here.

    LGBTQIA+ Community Mixer
    October 28
    6:00 p.m.
    Cross-Cultural Center

    Coffee and pastries will be served! 

  • Honoring LGBTQIA+ Artists in the Escalette Collection

    To celebrate Chapman University’s LGBTQIA+ History Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the amazing artists in our collection who are a part of or contribute to the LGBTQIA+ communities. Their works shine a light on LGBTQIA+ experiences and invite the viewer to critically consider gender norms and social expectations of sexuality.

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    Students celebrate LGBTQIA+ community at Pride Month kickoff

    The Student Union in Argyros Forum was decked with lights, streamers and rainbow flags on Oct. 1. As the heels of drag performers clicked and clacked onstage, campus a cappella group Queercappella performed hits by LGBTQIA+ artists at the Cross-Cultural Center’s Pride Month kickoff.

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    Chapman University Recognized Nationally for TCamp Intercampus Retreat for Transgender & Gender Questioning College Students

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    Can Students’ Acts of Solidarity Help Schools Beat Bullying? Chapman Researcher Says Yes

    “It’s a huge issue in the LGBTQ community, among other communities,” says De Pedro, who uses data from the California Healthy Kids Survey to measure the impact of bullying on LGBTQ students in schools. “It’s definitely a way of generating awareness.” 

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Important Community Dates

Lesbian Visibility Day
April 26

Day of Silence
April 27

International Day Against Homo/Trans/Bi-phobia
May 17

Harvey Milk Day
May 22

Contact Us

Jonathan Charres, Chair
Academic Program Specialist
Office of the University Registrar

Chris Roach, Treasurer
Administrative Assistant to the Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness & Faculty Affairs
Office of the Provost

Jessica MyLymuk, Web Manager
Assistant Director
Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education