Weekly Programs & Affinity Spaces

Dates and times for our weekly programs are still being determined. Fill out our weekly programs  interest form to receive updates on when/where the programs will meet when they begin in early Fall.

Weekly Programs

First-Year Advocacy Board
First Meeting: Monday, September 13th, 6-7pm @ LGBTQ+SC (STU 415) – Day/time subject to change

First-year Advocacy Board (FAB) (est. 2005) is an immersion program for first year and transfer LGBTQ+ students to assist with the transition from high school to college and to provide support through social, academic and excursion events. Membership elects their own executive board and coordinates their own events to build a stronger sense of community for LGBTQ+ first year students.

Mondays, 7-8pm @ LGBTQ+SC (STU 415)

Bi-Spaces is a closed space for students who identify as bisexual, polysexual, pansexual, and/or another non-monosexual identity to connect with others in the USC Bi+ community. Engage in discussions, plan hangouts and activities, discuss bi+ related issues, and build community with your peers.

QTPOC Lounge
Wednesdays, 6-8pm @ Outside and on Zoom – Beginning September 8th

Queer/Trans People of Color (QTPOC) Lounge is a program of the LGBTQ+SC that provides a closed space for QTPOC students to come hangout and build community with other QTPOC students. Engage in weekly discussions, study sessions, movie screenings, game nights, and more.

Ace/Aro Space
Thursdays, 5-6pm @ LGBTQ+SC

A closed space for students who identify as asexual, aromantic, demisexual, or anywhere on the ace and/or aro spectrums. Engage in discussions, plan hangouts and activities, discuss ace/aro related issues, and build community with your peers.

Rainbow International
Thursdays, 6-7pm @ LGBTQ+SC (STU 415) – Beginning September 9th

Rainbow International is a weekly closed space where LGBTQ+ international students can come together to discuss topics ranging from their queer experiences in their nation(s) to pop culture and food. Rainbow International also hosts occasional Friday lunches as well as boba study breaks before finals season.

Gender-Nonconformity & Friends (GNAF)
Fridays, 12-1pm @ Outside and Zoom – Beginning September 10th

GNAF is a safe space for our Trans and Gender Nonconforming/Questioning USC students (& friends!) to get to know one another, destress & debrief, and have a place to call our own, all while actively abolishing the binary and other oppressive systems! GNAF is a student-led program centered around fostering a community for our TGNC students here at SC and serves as a testament to our livelihoods and contributions as gender-nonconforming academics.

Queer Book Club
Fridays, 3-4pm @ LGBTQ+SC (STU 415) – Beginning September 10th

Queer Book Club is an open space to discuss a new LGBTQ+ book each semester. Engage in regular book conversations, get book/reading recommendations, and join a tight-knit group with a passion for queer literature.

Queer Fandom Fanatics
Fridays, 4-5pm PT @ LGBTQ+SC (STU 415) – Beginning September 17th

Queer Fandom Fanatics is a weekly space for folks to geek out and talk about all things pop culture (tv, movies, comics, video games, fandom, etc) through a queer, intersectional lens.