Our students, faculty, and staff come from backgrounds as diverse as there are human fingerprints.

Middlebury College strives to create a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, and ally (LGBTQQA…) community members. We have many active and welcoming resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, and questioning individuals and allies.

These resources are not exhaustive, as we are always adding and updating the information. If you have any questions, can't find something, or have a suggestion for a resource please contact Jennifer Herrera, associate director of the Intercultural Center at jherrera@middlebury.edu.

Campus Resources

All Gender Restrooms are located in the McCullough Student Center, the Axinn Center, the Davis Family Library, Carr Hall, Chellis House, Old Chapel, and the Sunderland Language Center.

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All Gender Housing

Queers & Allies (Q&A) is an organization for students of all genders and sexualities.

Queer Studies House (QSH—pronounced kwish) is an academic interest house with the mission of promoting the academic pursuit of queer studies and creating a safe space for students of all sexual and gender identities.

Office of the VP for Student Affairs and Dean of the College

Student Activities

Parton Center for Health & Wellness

Office of Health & Wellness Education

Gay and Lesbian Employees at Middlebury (GLEAM) is an informal social and resource group for faculty and staff employees of Middlebury College. GLEAM's mission is to promote understanding and acceptance of all LGBTQ members of the Middlebury Community.

Vermont Resources

Outright Vermont is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth center and state-wide advocacy organization. The Mission of Outright is to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth (ages 13-22). Our goal is to make Vermont the safest, most supportive and empowering state for queer youth in the United States of America.

Pride Center of Vermont celebrates, educates, and advocates with and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Vermonters.

Pride Vermont's mission is to celebrate and support Vermont’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community of all ages, to educate and to act as a bridge to create alliances with each other and with the greater community as a whole. By sponsoring a yearly celebration including educational, social and artistic events, Pride Vermont raises awareness of the progress Vermont’s community has made toward equality and the challenges we still face.

Other Resources

Brown Boi Project

Gay and Lesbian Alliance

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

National Youth Advocacy Coalition

NorthEast Two-Spirit Society

Stonewall Society

Human Rights Campaign

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

The National Consortium of LGBT Resource Professionals in Higher Education