here are specifically LBGT groups; however, support and friends can
be found through a broad range of student activities and living groups.
Most groups have e-mail lists you can join; see
also the E-mail Lists and Groups section
of this Guide. MIT's student groups seek to collaborate with other local and New England LBGT student organizations through NEQCO (New England Queer College Organization).
BGALA (Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alums) is MIT's queer
alumni/ae organization. Contact information and details on how to get on their mailing list are available on their website.
Boston Colony of the national fraternity that is dedicated
to enhancing the quality of life among gay, bisexual, and progressive
men by providing dignified and purposeful social, service, and recreational
253-5440, Room 50-306
GaMIT (gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgenders, and friends
at MIT) is the oldest queer group at MIT. It provides a social, political,
and support outlet for LBGT students.
253-6777, Room W20-549
A committee of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who
are LBGT or just plain friendly that seeks to foster a safe and welcoming
environment and to ensure MIT's educational mission is upheld for all
students regardless of sexual orientation/identity. Anyone LBGT-friendly
and affiliated with MIT is welcome--just e-mail us!
QWiLLTS (Queer Women Looking for Life in Tech School) is a social and discussion group for all queer, lesbian, bisexual, and questioning women (and their supporters, too!).
Previously known as the GLBT Graduate Student Coffeehouse,
we support the social needs of MIT's LBGT community. Sponsors a
monthly Coffeehouse Social and other events (See "Regular
Events"). All events are open to the public; everyone is encouraged
to attend. Funded by the Graduate Student Council.
Students founded Sloan LGBT in an effort to foster and promote
an honest and open
environment for LBGT students, partners, faculty, and staff at Sloan.
We also seek to increase personal and career growth opportunities for gay and non-gay
Formerly known as FAQS, ULC (Undergraduate LBGT Community), a primarily undergraduate organization, organizes social and supportive program and events. Contact us and we'll be sure to keep you up-to-date on our eclectic mix