Our aim is for all members of our community to feel supported and free to contribute their best, regardless of gender, sex characteristics or sexual orientation. Our network is open to everyone, regardless of their sexual orientation, sex characteristics or gender identity, who supports LGBTIQ inclusion. Members have completed training and are available to support LGBTIQ staff and students and answer any questions they may have. Our network will:
We have a large network of Allies on campus (see list below) that you can contact for a confidential conversation. Allies have completed training and are available to support LGBTIQ staff and students and answer any questions they may have. Allies:
Please note, contacts are not experts in LGBTIQ issues and may or may not be from the LGBTIQ community.
All staff and students are welcome to join our Network and do not have to complete the training to support us. If you would like to receive notices about upcoming meetings, events and relevant information please join our mailing list.
For more information about our community and to find out how to join the Pride Network, you can visit the pages below.
The LGBTIQ Student Support Liaison Officers (SSLOs) promote inclusion and support for LGBTIQ students at the University. SSLOs act as a contact and support for international students, provide information about resources to promote health, safety and connection with other students and the community, and support gender affirmation/transition. Please click here for a full list of SSLOs.
At the University of Sydney, ‘LGBTIQ’ is used as an inclusive umbrella term that recognises the diversity and experiences of sexualities, sex characteristics and genders. We acknowledge that this terminology is a source of ongoing community debate and may not reflect the preferred identification of individuals.