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JMU & Community LGBTQIQA Resources
• Madison Equality (Formerly known as Harmony)- is JMU's support community for LGBT*QIQAP+ students. The primary mission of the club is the promotion of acceptance through education and awareness. Anyone supporting equality for all is welcome. See also the Madison Equality Facebook Group and the Madison Equality Facebook Page.• JMU LGBTQ Employee Group - organized advocacy, activism, and collaborative leadership in the pursuit of a safer, more equitable employment experience for all LGBTQ and allied colleagues. Here's the Facebook Page.• The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally (LGBTA) Education Program strengthens, maintains, and promotes a campus community that welcomes all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, through education, support, advocacy, and fostering equity. It is located on the 4th floor of Warren Hall. (540) 568-LGBT. See also The Program's Facebook Page.• Shenandoah Valley Equality - The purpose of Shenandoah Valley Equality (formerly SVGLA--Shenandoah Valley Gay and Lesbian Association) is to build inclusive community for LGBTQ people in the Shenandoah Valley. • Shenandoah Valley YES Alliance - The Shenandoah Valley YES! Alliance is a youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) in the local area. They hold youth group meetings on the first Thursday of each month.• ROSMY - is a non-profit agency that provides support services for Richmond area gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. Our youth center offers support groups, a computer lab, a library, and social opportunities for GLBTQ youth age 14-20. ROSMY also conducts trainings and workshops for adults who work with youth.• Equality Virginia - is a statewide, non-partisan lobbying, education and support network for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and straight allied (GLBT) communities in Virginia.