Scholar-led orgs may be meeting in-person, virtually, or hybrid. The best way to acquire meeting info or learn more is through contacting the organizations directly.
Aromantic and asexual spectrum community at UC Davis. Meets Fridays 4-6 in the LGBTQIA Center. A social and support group for people on the aromantic and/or asexual spectrums. We host events to promote aro and ace visibility and strive to create a welcoming community for people on the ace and/or aro spectrum. For more details, fill out this sign up form, check out our Instagram (@aspecclubatucd).
APIQ (Asian & Pacific Islander Queers)
APIQ (Asian & Pacific-Islander Queers) is a non-profit student organization at UC Davis founded in 1999. Our mission is to provide a safe, confidential space for students who identify as both Asian and/or Pacific-Islander and within the LGBTQIA+ community. Many of our events are open to the community, regardless of ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, or age. We hope to enrich and educate all students in the UC Davis community who are interested in queer and Asian issues. APIQ holds a variety of meetings and events throughout the year such as socials, discussions, and workshops where we explore important topics like identity, coming out, health, and politics. At the same time, we encourage strong bonds and friendships, and many consider APIQ as a second family. For more information, please visit our Instagram, Linktree, or contact us at email@example.com. APIQ meets every other Wednesday from 7:00-8:00PM at the LGBTQIA RC.
DAA is the campus branch of NPO Athlete Ally, and sits at the intersection between athletics and the UC Davis LGBTQIA community. Our mission is to create a safe, inclusive environment for athletes, coaches, administrators, and fans of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. We strive to achieve inclusion by providing allyship education and resources for our members and those involved in athletics, activating change in our local community, and engaging in social events with diverse groups on and off campus. All are welcome! Check out our Facebook.
BlaQOUT is a support Group for the LGBTQIA+ African-diaspora on campus. This is a closed space for black and African diaspora students who are queer, trans, and/or questioning. BlaQOUT is not currently active this quarter, but if you are interested in joining & getting the club started again, please reach out to staff.
La Familia is a support group for Latinx/e students that also identify within the LGBTQIA community. La Familia is a social/support group open to people identified as any form of Latinx and any form of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or questioning identity. Our group meetings are a place where people can come together to talk about issues affecting us on campus and off, share, plan events, and have fun. La Fa meets on Wednesdays from 5:30-7 at the LGBTQIA RC.
Lambda Law Students Association
Lambda's mission is community, education and activism. To that end, Lambda sponsors events that raise awareness of LGBT legal issues on campus and in the community. For more info visit: Lambda LSA's website.
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a national society for LGBTQIA+ people in the STEM fields. oSTEM at UC Davis seeks to empower LGBTQIA+ students to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy. We have meetings every week in the LGBTQIA+ Resource Center where we have study spaces, workshops, guest speakers, fun science projects, and more! For more info please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook. oSTEM meets on Thursdays in Meeting Room D in the SCC from 5:30-7.
Queer Research Cluster
An interdisciplinary cluster designed to encourage, share, inspire, disseminate, and produce scholarship on gender, sex, sexuality, embodiment, race, ability, class, and politics. For more info email: qftcluster.ucdavis.edu.
Rainbow House (1st year housing community)
Rainbow House is a community located on a single floor, geared towards students and allies of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual community who are interested in personal growth within a safe and supportive environment. For more info visit their website.
SameLOVE is a safe space for South Asian and Middle Eastern students who identify as a member of the LGBTIQA community and/or questioning. If you are interested in re-starting SameLOVE don't hesitate to reach out to staff at the LGBTQIA Resource Center - we have a number of scholars currently working on getting this group active again!
Sapphic Club is a social group for lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, queer, and questioning trans women, cis women, and non-binary women/women-aligned people.
We do not tolerate racism, transmisogyny, anti-lesbian or anti-bisexual sentiment, or other forms of bigotry in order to uplift women of all experiences. Sapphic Club meets on Mondays from 5:30-7 in the LGBTQIA RC.
At UC Davis Health Systems in Sacramento
UC Davis PRIDE (people - respect - inclusion - diversity - education) supports the LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, students, patients, and alumni at UC Davis Health, UC Davis and in the Sacramento community.