Organizations & Groups
Below is a list of Princeton's LGBTQA organizations as well as our discussion and support groups. Information on how to become involved in each group is available in the descriptions.
Another way to get connected and meet other LGBTQA students, staff, and faculty is to join Q'nnect, our informal networking and mentorship program.
The Pride Alliance represents the interests of the LGBT and questioning members of our community. They hold regular meetings, sponsor dances, and other special events, including Awareness Week and Pride Week. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Princeton Equality Project
The Princeton Equality Project (PEP) is committed to engaging the Princeton community with the fight for full LGBT equality and aims to empower students to take on these important rights issues. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queer Graduate Caucus
LGBTQ✡J is a Jewish LGBTQ social group open to all. Allies and non-Jewish students are welcome. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Queer Desi Tigers
Queer Desi Tigers is a student group whose mission is to foster community among South Asian LGBT and questioning students on campus, as well as build bridges between the South Asian and LGBT communities. The group meets biweekly to hang out and talk. Please email Matthew Vengalil to join or find out more information.
LGBT Employee Resource Group
LGBT Peer Educators
The LGBT Peer Education Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students as a part of the Residential Education Program. The Peer Educators conduct educational panels and are peers who can talk anytime about issues relating to sexuality and gender identity. For more information or to contact a Peer Educator, check out the LGBT Peer Education Program.
LGBT Task Force
Fund for Reunion
Fund for Reunion (FFR) is the Bisexual, Transgender, Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association (BTGALA) of Princeton University. It was founded in 1986 and is an active voice for students and alumni. FFR is open to all alumni, students, faculty, and staff of Princeton University. For more information visit the FFR website.
Support and Discussion
The Ally Project
The Ally Project is open to faculty, staff, and graduate students who identify themselves as allies to the LGBT community. This program works to build a supportive and affirming atmosphere for LGBT people on campus. Participants must attend an annual training. For more information, contact the LGBT Center.
Beyond the Binary
This group is for students who do not identify as straight and also do not identify as gay or lesbian. If you feel you are straddling the line between both communities or your identity is beyond the binary, this is a discussion group where you can speak with other students about identity, orientation, relationships, and finding community. For more information, contact the LGBT Center.
Class of 2017 Group/QUEERL: Queer Lunch
The first-year group is for LGBT and questioning students. The group meets every Friday over lunch, which is provided. Join us each week for amazing food and great conversation. For more information, contact the LGBT Center.
Coming Out Group
For gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans-, queer or questioning students who are seeking to understand how their identity may impact various aspects of their lives. Group members may be contemplating when or how to be more open about their identity, and/or going through the “coming out” process now. The group offers a safe, confidential space in which members can get support and share experiences. CPS organizes this group. For more information, contact Dr. Joe Cooper: firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-258-3285.
Princeton Aces is a confidential discussion group for asexual and questioning students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. For more information, contact the LGBT Center.
Queering the Color Line Family Dinner
This is a welcoming and supportive space for LGBT students, staff, and faculty of color to meet and hang out. Drop in and have dinner, which is provided. This group currently meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. in Frist Campus Center, Room 243. For more information, contact the LGBT Center, Carl A. Fields Center, or Women's Center.
This group offers confidential meetings over lunch for LGBT and questioning athletes. For more information, as well as meeting time and location, contact the LGBT Center.
Transcending Boundaries/The Gender Group
Transcending Boundaries (The Gender Group) is a supportive and confidential place for questioning, genderqueer, and trans students to discuss topics such as: gender identity, friends & family, transitioning, and navigating campus. For more information, contact the LGBT Center.