Queer Community Alliance Center

Three students walking on campus

The Queer Community Alliance Center (QCAC), located in Greenwich Donut 4, began as a student group, and in 1992 became an institutionalized part of the College. The QCAC is a part of the department of community advocacy in the division of student life. The QCAC is overseen by Hampshire College Queer Services, and strives to support a vibrant and intentional LGBTQ+ community by offering support and affirmation around gender, sexuality, and intersecting identities. 

For more information about queer services, please contact Emily Rimmer, director of women's and queer services, at erimmer@hampshire.edu. Her office is located in the Center for Feminisms in Enfield.

For information about upcoming events, please join the QCA mailing list.

Trans Symposium- trans futures

Saturday November 19th, 2016

Hampshire College, Franklin Paterson Hall

A lot of the discussion about trans people’s lives revolve around them being short and, more or less, tragic. As trans people, we feel a need to engage a different approach to thinking about our lives. The symposium is a space where trans people to express their whole selves and imagine brighter futures for both individuals and for our community.

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Email: trans.symposium@gmail.com

Apply to be a Social Coordinator at the Queer Community Alliance Center!

The Queer Community Alliance Center (QCAC) is a student space for all individuals who identify as LGBTQQIAP+. Participants in this program will help create a welcoming environment by hosting events such as movie or game nights. There will be an opportunity to learn about event organizing and community building. Individuals will sign up for weekly scheduled times, will be responsible for documenting hours and documenting their work for a minimum of 40 hours over one or two semesters.

Please contact Emily Rimmer, director of Women’s and Queer Services, for an application.

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