All-Gender Restrooms on Campus: In addition, we recommend downloading the crowd-sourced app called REFUGE. It is map-based and works all around the world. For now, it's far less complete than the information linked here, but the map/location-based interface is important. We all need your help identifying JMU restrooms, reporting on their accessibility, and pinning them in their correct locations within the app.

Career and Academic Planning: LGBTQ+ Career Considerations page.

Gender Inclusive Housing Pilot Program at JMU, Office of Residence Life.

Self-Determination: JMU does not currently offer a single method for students or staff to enter their own name and/or pronouns in the databases that determine our identities on campus. Work underway appears to focus on adding a "preferred name" field to legal names, which would still be displayed. To take advantage of this option, try going to MyMadison, selecting either the "Student" tab or the "Employee" tab, then locating the "Personal Information" section and clicking the "Personal Information" link, therein, to make changes. To change the name displayed in your Outlook email, access the web version of Outlook, click the setting (gear) icon, then "options," then "general," then "My account." Name fields are there. Safe Zone has also developed a questionnaire that instructors can use in Canvas to generate accurate spreadsheet rosters for use in class, and the Safe Zone member list may be used to search for advocates within parts of the university you may be trying to navigate.

The Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) 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 1st floor of SSC. (540) 568-LGBT.

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 LGTBQ and allied colleagues Here's the 
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. 

Side by Side (formerly 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. Side by Side 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.

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