Pitt Queer Professionals

Winners of the Vibrant Pittsburgh 2018 Employee Resource Groups Award 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group at the University of Pittsburgh is to promote the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty and advocate for the needs of our community by hosting, or participating in various social events, educating the greater University of Pittsburgh community, fostering a climate of outreach and inclusion, and acting as an agent for the collective voices of the university's LGBTQIA+ professional community.

PQP at Pride
PQP and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion pass out royal and rainbow Pitt shirts at People’s Pride 2019.

General Meetings:

General meetings of Pitt Queer Professionals are open to the entire Pitt Community. Please feel free to join us.

Fall 2019 meetings in room 402 Cathedral of Learning:

  • Friday, September 13 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Friday, October 11 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Friday, November 8 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Friday, December 13 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Spring 2020 meetings in room 402 Cathedral of Learning:

  • Friday, January 17 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Friday, February 14 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Friday, March 13 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Friday, April 17 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Events and initiatives have included:

  • National Coming Out Day event at the University Club
  • Fundraisers to support Engage Pitt’s LGBTQIA+ Research and Outreach Fund
  • Networking events with CMU and the Pitt LGBTQIA+ Alumni Council
  • Queer Making at the Center for Creativity
  • Panel discussion on being out in the workplace
  • Working with upper administration to address issues relevant to the Pitt queer community
  • Marching and tabling at People’s Pride each June

Contacts:

To join our membership email list for news, events, and updates, please contact PQP@pitt.edu

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