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Groups and Meetings

Rainbow Cafe

Rainbow Cafe is a place to connect with LGBTQIA2SP students at CSULB in support of sexual and gender diversity. Ask questions, share ideas, and enjoy good conversation. Discussion topics will vary week to week related to what it means to be you, your experiences on campus, and/or the ways in which our expectations of others are communicated within our communities. Hot teas and snacks will be provided.

  • Facilitated by: Lauren Jensen, Ph.D. (Phone: 562.985.4001)
  • Time: Mondays 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Multicultural Center, FO3 Room 2
  • Sponsored by: Associated Students Inc., Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Multicultural Center, and Division of Student Services

Queers and Allies (Q & A)

Q & A is a recognized student organization at CSULB that provides a safe place for all individuals regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. Q & A is aimed at promoting tolerance and encouraging acceptance through awareness of diverse LGBTQIA experiences. They accomplish these goals through active community involvement and an open discussion of the issues that affect LGBTQIA individuals. All are welcome to attend Q & A's weekly meetings.

  • Date/Time: Tuesdays 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Meeting Location: University Student Union room 205
  • Email:

Feminist Organization Reclaiming Consciousness and Equality (F.O.R.C.E.)

The purpose of F.O.R.C.E. shall be to create a dialogue and stimulate an understanding of feminisms by raising consciousness of women's issues, which include but are not limited to personal experience, agency, and the understanding of women's differences and similarities. F.O.R.C.E. will support the Women's Resource Center, other campus organizations, and various departments that believe in the enrichment of women's lives.

  • Date/Time: Every other Monday at 6:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Women's Resource Center
  • Email:

Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE)

URGE's mission is to defend and expand every person's access to the social, political, and economic resources necessary to make healthy and informed decisions about their body, sex, gender, and sexuality. They are working to ensure a pro-choice future by educating others, activating supporters, and pressuring decision-makers to support sexual and reproductive justice. They are committed to the mobilization of youth, development of sustainable coalitions, and promotion of progressive values.

  • Date/Time: Wednesdays from 5pm-6pm
  • Meeting Location: LA-1 Room 305
  • Email:  

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Student Association (WGSSSA)

WGSSSA is devoted to the empowerment of women through education and the development of the feminist identity. They are committed to the struggle to end sexism, racism, homophobia, classism, ageism, ableism and heterosexism.

  • Date/Time: TBA
  • Meeting Location: TBA
  • Email: TBA


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