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LGBTQ Resources: Home

Welcome!

This guide covers resources and services available both on campus, in the Dubuque area, and nation-wide related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer or questioning, intersex, and asexual communities.

The University of California, Davis LGBTQIA Resource Center provides a list of key LGBTQIA terms as well as general social justice terms. In addition, check out Counseling & Life Services' Moodle page on information to support LGBTQ community members (accessible only to students, faculty, and staff with ID and password).

Contacts

Campus Security: 563.589.3333

UD's Counseling & Life Services: 2nd Floor of Peters Commons in the Department of Student Life, walk-in or schedule an appointment, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 563.589.3132, 563.589.3253, or 563.589.3455.

After Hours, Weekends or Holidays: Please contact UD's Safety and Security Office 563.589.3333 and request to be connected to a member of UD's Counseling & Life Services Office, this will be conducted in a confidential manner.

LGBTQIA Helpline: 866.488.7386 (Available 24/7, free and confidential)

Online chat and texting options also available. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Sexual Assault Contacts (Local)

Iowa Sexual Assault Victim Services: 1.800.284.7821 (Available 24/7, free and confidential)

Riverview Center888.557.0310

Dubuque Crisis Line: 855.800.1239 

Toll Free hotline 24 hours/7 Days Per Week, this crisis line is provided by the Hillcrest Family Crisis Team, all calls are confidential.

Ally Training Programs

Higher Education Resources

Campus Events

Campus Resources

YouTube Videos on Gender & Sexuality

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Coming Out Resources

HRC Brochure 

The Human Rights Campaign has compiled a brochure with various resources for coming out.

HRC Trans Visibility Guide

The Human Rights Campaign has designed a coming out guide for those whose gender identity does not match with that assigned to them at birth.

HRC Coming Home to Catholicism Guide 

The Human Rights Campaign has designed a brochure for LGBTQ Catholics who aim to lead their faith communities in a welcoming direction, and LGBTQ Catholics who are navigating life within Catholic communities.

I Think I Might Be Transgender, Now What Do I Do?

Advocates for Youth provides guides in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, and Vietnamese on transgender issues.