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Beyond the Stereotype Resources

Poster Campaign 

This page is designed to provide information and resources to accompany the Beyond the Stereotype: There is Pride campaign. Please feel free to use this information to supplement any projects, classroom curriculum, activities, events; etc. Anyone who feels they do not have the background to present on this topic is encouraged to work with the Gender Equity Center and/or the LGBTQA Pride Center to support or collaborate any of their ongoing work. This information is intended to be helpful but not by any means to be all encompassing. Check back frequently for updated information. If you would like to recommend any information for this page you can do so by sending an e-mail to with the subject heading "Recommendations for the Beyond the  Stereotype: There is Pride page."

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List of External Resources


Queering Pedagogy

Readings-(Intersectional Identities) 

Pop Culture

Upstander Intervention/Allyship

CSUSM Campus Resources

  • Gender Equity Center  The Gender Equity Center (GEC) is an inclusive space which promotes positive interactions in a diverse environment at California State University San Marcos.
  • LGBTQA Pride Center.  The LGBTQA Pride Center (PC) is an inclusive space which promotes  positive interactions in a diverse environment.  The PC strives to provide a space that celebrates and affirms students who identify with all genders and sexualities in the LGBTQ community and their allies at California State University San Marcos.
  • LGBTQA Faculty Staff Association-The mission of LGBTQA FSA is to address the needs of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer people and allies (LGBTQA) on campus, to serve the LGBTQA community, and to promote the various LGBTQA cultures.
  • LGBTQIA Safe Space- This group will provide a safe and supportive environment for persons who identify as LGBTQIA, those who might be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity, and those who would like support as they navigate the coming out process.  Come join us to meet new people, build a sense of community, and to share your experiences (both the benefits and challenges) of being LGBTQIA.  
  • Rainbow Recognition Ceremony
  • CSUSM Trans Resources- We strive to make our community centers safe and brave spaces for students to build a community that embraces all of their identities.  Visit the centers to pick up a pronoun button, attend an event, or meet great people! Nervous about visiting the center, make an appointment to meet somewhere else on campus by sending an e-mail to Abrahán Monzón, Assistant Director of ASI Community Center at
  • Safe Zone Training
  • TGNC Task Force Report & Recommendations (Recommendation Progress update coming soon)
  • University Library LGBTQ Studies Guide

Legal Resources (San Diego County)

Housing Resources

Best Companines for LGBTQ workers- All companies on this website: meet the following 4 criteria:

  • Non-discrimination policies across business entities
  • Equitable benefits for LGBTQ workers and their families
  • Internal education and accountability metrics to promote LGBTQ inclusion competency
  • Public commitment to LGBTQ equality

Other Resources

  • A Resource for Coming Out
  • Campus Pride Index- The campus pride index has been the premier LGBTQ benchmarking tool for colleges and universities to create safer, more inclusive campus communities. The free online tool allows prospective students, families/parents and those interested in higher education to search a database of LGBTQ-friendly campuses who have come out to improve the academic experience and quaility of campus life. 
  • Dastagir, A. E. 2016. The imaginary predator in the bathroom. USA Today (1 minute embedded video)
  • LGBT Ted Talks Videos
  • LGBTQIA Resource Center Glossary, UC Davis
  • oSTEM-out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics- oSTEM is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields
  • Out in Business- Out in Business positions all Foster MBA students to be leaders of LGBTQ+ inclusion in business, both through providing a welcoming community for LGBTQ+ students, and demonstrating the importance of equality in business.
  • Outie Awards- The “Outies” are awarded at the annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit. Outie Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are leaders in advancing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in workplaces globally.
  • Out in Tech-As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, we provide resources and mentorship to ensure career access for LGBTQ youth and provide web services for LGBTQ activists around the world.
  • Pronouns Matter