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

    November 5
    12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    AF 209A

    Advisory Group on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Communities 

    November Meeting

    Campus Events

    Labyrinth Walk
    November 12 and 26
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Wallace All Faiths Chapel

    "I'm In" Fundraising Campaign
    November (all month)
    Donations can be made to the LGBTQIA+ Staff and Faculty Forum

    Winter/Holiday Social hosted by Dominic Trinh
    December 14
    Time and Location TBA

  • 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

National Coming Out Day
October 11

Spirit Day
October 18

Trans Day of Remembrance
November 20

World AIDS Day
December 1

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