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Marquette University Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

May 20, 2015

  1. Message from the staff

We would like to extend thanks to everyone who stopped into the GSRC this semester and to everyone who helped make our events possible!

This semster has been an exciting one and we are glad that our visibility on campus is increasing.

From lively community lunches to the packed house for Laverne Cox, we are glad to be part of the dialogue and energy on campus--thank you for a great semester!


Jeanette Martín, program assistant

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

Alumni Memorial Union, 425

  1. Women and Gender Studies Fall Courses

    The Women and Gender Studies program is both a major and a minor with roots in the 1980's after students lobbied for the program. If you are interested in seeing the courses being offered in the Fall 2015 you can access them here.

  2. Faculty-in-Residence 2016

We are very excited to announce next year's faculty-in-residence! And, there's an exciting twist: we'll be focusing our research efforts on grant funding for faculty research (recipients and additional grant opportunities will be announced in a separate email), and the self-study for the Center's scheduled Program Review. Our faculty residencies will resume in the spring 2016 with the following residents. We're excited to have you join us!

Spring 2016: Dr. Nicholas Heck (Department of Psychology) will be co-editing a special issue of the journal Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity on the topic of LGBTQ youth in schools. Much of his fellowship at the GSRC will involve reviewing and editing manuscripts for this special issue. In addition, he will be analyzing data from a large survey of high school gay-straight alliance advisors in the midwest in order to better understand if and how mental health concerns are addressed within the context of gay-straight alliances.

Fall 2016: Dr. Jennica Webster (Department of Management) will be conducting research focused on the workplace experiences of transgender employees. Specifically, her research will explore the cognitive and emotional processes that link transgender workers’ unique experiences of discrimination at work to their occupational health and wellbeing. This research is critically important for those interested in improving the work lives of people with non-traditionalgender identities.


  1. Interest Survey

    Let us know what you’d like to see at the center. Follow the link by clicking here and let us know what the center should work on in Fall 2016! This survey is a great way to share your thoughts and get involved!

    5. Give to the Center!

    As the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center programs continue to expand, we need your help! To donate, simply visit, choose “Other” and “GSRC” to direct your giving to the Center. Your gift will support expanding the Safe Zone training program, developing educational projects like a Women’s Leadership Institute, and building visibility for the Center’s work. Remember, there are always opportunities to get involved with the GSRC. For more information on how you can help, and for information on how your donation is supporting the GSRC, we invite you to visit us online, at





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