FIU has clubs and organizations for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff and their allies. Organizations offer opportunities for personal growth, making friends, becoming politically involved, and educating the campus community and others about LGBTQ issues.
MPAS LGBT Initiatives
Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) LGBTQA initiatives at Florida International University strives to reduce homophobia and heterosexism on both campuses through education, advocacy, and awareness. The program contributes to an open campus climate that is safe and accepting for all members of the University community regardless of sexual orientation. LGBT initiatives include LGBT 101 presentations, a program designed to educate students about and sensitize students to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered/sexual individuals.
FIU LGBTQA Access & Equity Subcommittee
FIU has an Access & Equity Committee appointed by the University President that functions to inform the President of issues of concern, and to identify and resolve issues of concern for the campus community where possible. The GLBT Subcommittee is one of the Access & Equity subcommittees. Each year, the GLBT Subcommittee identifies specific projects on which to focus, and follows up on these university community projects through periodic meetings.
Stonewall Pride Alliance
The Stonewall Pride Alliance is Florida International University's student organization dedicated to fostering a safe environment conducive to learning and personal growth for all LGBTQ [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer, and questioning] students and allies [individuals who identify as heterosexual but support LGBTQ persons and initiatives].
GLBT Advocacy Coalition
The GLBT Advocacy Coalition of FIU strives to serve, protect, and educate the GLBT Community at FIU. We hope to achieve this by working closely with the LGBTQ campus community's concerns and issues and by providing the LGBTQ campus community with current issues and progress performed by external LGBTQ local and national organizations.
Stonewall Legal Alliance
Stonewall Legal Alliance is a social and political organization designed to raise awareness of gay and lesbian issues. We seek to create an environment that is open and hospitable to the gay community at the FIU College of Law.
Through a number of activities, including community activism, volunteer work, panel discussions and guest lectures, Stonewall Legal Alliance will examine the intersection of sexual orientation and the law and provide a forum within the law school to discuss matters of importance to gay and lesbian law students and their friends.
H. W. College of Medicine Gay-Straight Alliance
HWCOM GSA's mission is to increase awareness among the FIU HWCOM student body of LGBTQ health concerns, and to improve the competency and ability of HWCOM students to provide high-quality medical services to LGBTQ patients.
ΔΛΦ - Delta Lambda Phi
Delta Lambda Phi National Social Fraternity is an organization that strives to provide a safe and supportive fraternal environment for gay, bisexual, and progressive men who wish to grow in the bonds of brotherhood. The Beta Delta Chapter at FIU offers numerous opportunities for personal growth through participation in life-changing social, service, and recreational activities. The Beta Delta Chapter of Delta Lambda Phi is a great home to those who wish to make their presence make a difference at Florida International University.