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Student Resources

On-Campus Support

Cross Cultural and Gender Center

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center exists to contribute significantly to the continued development of a safe and welcoming environment for the Fresno State community. We foster meaningful dialogue and activism that works to eliminate racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of oppression.

Q Clothing Closet

The Q Clothing Closet exists to provide FREE clothing to trans, gender-nonconforming folks, and anyone else who might need it. The clothing closet opens during scheduled pop-up shops that are announced on our web page.

Student Health and Counseling Center

The Student Health and Counseling Center will be an organization that is recognized for its commitment to providing leadership for health services on campus, and contributing to the success of students and the university community by promoting lifelong healthy behaviors, and creating healthy environments. 

Discussion Groups

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center provides space for students, staff, and faculty to come together and share community. Queer Talks which is exclusive to anyone that identifies within the LGBTQ+ Community happens every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from Noon to 1 p.m. Queer People of Color (QPOC), is exclusive to QPOC and happens every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from Noon to 1 p.m.

Off-Campus Support 

Bakersfield LGBTQ

Bakersfield LGBTQ is dedicated to creating positive change in peoples lives through advocacy, education, social support and networking. 

Centro La Familia

Centro La Familia has served low-income families throughout Fresno County for 38 years through access to life sustaining resources. Services include Health/Wellness, family strengthening, victim services, policy/leadership development, and immigration.

Community Link

Community Link has been providing services to the LGBT+ community since 1988. Their organization provides services to youth, families, and seniors. Community Link also hosts the annual Fresno Rainbow Pride parade. 

First Congregational Church

First Congregational Church, also known as the Big Red Church, is an open and affirming congregation that identifies as LGBT+ friendly. 

Gay Central Valley

Gay Central Valley contributes to and enriches the cultural life and expression of LGBT+ persons through awareness and education.

GSA Network

Gender & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network is an LGBT+ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize a movement for safe schools and healthier communities. 

LGBT Fresno

LGBT Fresno, and its affiliates, have been serving the LGBT+ community since 2004. They have local LGBT+ news, resources, and a blog. Their tagline is "For the community. By the community."

PFLAG Fresno

PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization committed to advancing equality through support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG Fresno meets on the second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. 

The LGBT Pink Panthers

The LGBT Pink Panthers Fresno is a civil rights movement and activist group that protects the interest and rights of all LGBT+ youth and adults from defamation. 

The Living Room

The Living Room encourages and supports the well-being and empowerment of persons infected, affected, and at risk of HIV/AIDS. The Living Room is a part of WestCare California.

Trans-E-Motion

Trans-E-Motion honors and celebrates the lives of transgender persons to bring about social change for the benefit of the transgender/transsexual community through activities and events that bring education, understanding, and support to all.

Crisis Assistance

Trevor Project

If you are a youth who is feeling alone, confused, or in crisis, please call The Trevor Lifeline at 1.866.488.7386 for immediate help.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress at 1.800.273.8255.

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline

 888.506.5991

Peer Supporting Peers

Peer Supporting Peers is a group of Fresno State students that are trained to work with students that are in crisis one-on-one. Peers Supporting Peers is located at the Thomas Building 110A and are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment is required. 

 

Faculty and Staff Resources

Out at Fresno State Video Series

 Videos Coming Soon

University Resources for Faculty and Staff

Cross Cultural and Gender Center

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center exists to contribute significantly to the continued development of a safe and welcoming environment for the Fresno State community. We foster meaningful dialogue and activism that works to eliminate racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of oppression.

LGBTQ+ Allies

The Fresno State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender + (LGBT+) Allies Network exists to promote the awareness of the needs of its members, and to advance the interests of faculty and staff who are LGBT+ or allies. Our goal is to provide solidarity and fellowship to LGBT+ identifying staff, faculty, and administrators on campus and in the larger community, and to support LGBT+ students, student groups, and programming.

Educational Services 

Any Fresno State professor, department, or organization may request a presentation on Gender 101 or Identities (LGBTQ+) 101 to better educate themselves and their group on these issues. They may also request a panel where they may        hear about the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals from a panel of 3 to 4 queer people (including a Q&A).

Rainbow Alumni and Allies Club

The Rainbow Alumni and Allies Club advances advocacy, promotes pride, and supports students. Rainbow Alumni and Allies Club also sponsors Rainbow Graduation and provides a $2,000 academic year scholarship to the President Elect of the United Student Pride Student Club.

Downloadable Resources for Faculty and Staff

  1. Helping Trans Students Navigate Name Change at Fresno State (Brochure)
  2. Trans Student Support (Comprehensive Worksheet)
  3. Pronoun Card
  4. What does LGBTQ+ Stand For? (Bookmark)

Trans Student Resources

On Campus

Cross Cultural and Gender Center

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center exists to contribute significantly to the continued development of a safe and welcoming environment for the Fresno State community. We foster meaningful dialogue and activism that works to eliminate racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of oppression.

Q Clothing Closet

The Q Clothing Closet exists to provide FREE clothing to trans, gender-nonconforming folks, and anyone else who might need it. The clothing closet opens during scheduled pop-up shops that are announced under our Q Clothing Closet tab to your left!

Student Health and Counseling Center

The Student Health and Counseling Center will be an organization that is recognized for its commitment to providing leadership for health services on campus, and contributing to the success of students and the university community by promoting lifelong healthy behaviors, and creating healthy environments. 

Off-Campus Support

Trans-E-Motion

Trans-E-Motion honors and celebrates the lives of transgender persons to bring about social change for the benefit of the transgender/transsexual community through activities and events that bring education, understanding, and support to all. 

Trans Friendly Doctor

Julie Nicole is a trans-friendly physician at Central Valley OB/GYN who provides the following services: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Hysterectomies. They also refer out for the following reasons: Breast Reductions and Phalloplasty for Trans Men and Vaginoplasty for Trans Women

Address: Central Valley OB/GYN Medical Group 2210 E. Illinois Suite 505 Fresno, CA 93701; Phone Number: 559.266.8989

Local Socials

Join other LGBTQ+ and Trans folks ever first Friday of the month at 7:00PM for fun, food, and socializing!

1414 N Van Ness Ave, Fresno, CA 93728 

Common Space-Trans Support Group

First Saturday of the month 5:30PM
2915 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93711

Holistic Wellness-Trans Support Group 

Second Friday of the month at 5:30PM
4879 E Kings Canyon Rd, Fresno, CA 93727 

Downloadable Resources for Transgender Students

  1. Changing Your Name at Fresno State
  2. Changing Your Name at Fresno State PowerPoint