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The Office for Gender & Sexual Diversity


The Office for Gender & Sexual Diversity strives for Queer & Trans Liberation rooted in anti-racism, accessibility, and decolonization. We serve students, faculty, staff, alumni and are accountable to the Queer and Trans communities in New Orleans. We do this by: 

  • Fostering Community:  OGSD works to create a community that is sustained by honoring our diverse values, contributions, and experiences while centering those who hold multiple marginalized identities in the LGBTQ+ community. 
  • Accountability: OGSD believes part of personal growth and creating deep connections requires accountability to yourself, your peers, and your community especially in how you reflect on and navigate your privileged identities. 
  • Identity Euphoria: OGSD provides resources, programs, and spaces for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to explore their identities in community where we can unlearn the internalized messaging of homophobia, transphobia, and sexism. 
  • Advocacy:  OGSD advocates for Queer and Trans liberation at Tulane University through educational workshops, LGBTQ+ programs, and improving university policy and processes for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff. 

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We envision a Tulane campus community that is accountable and committed to unlearning and eliminating heterosexism and cissexism through an intersectional, racial justice, and decolonization approach. A campus community where the waves of inclusion are affirming of all gender and sexual identities. 

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