Community

A Resource for the Carolina community

“We are here as a resource for the entire community...”

“We are here as a resource for the entire community...”

“While we aim to serve the needs of Carolina’s LGBTQ community, we are here as a resource for the entire community, as well as anyone with LGBTQ individuals in their lives.”

Terri Phoenix leads a dynamic and growing LGBTQ Center at Carolina — one that aims to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for the University community no matter their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Phoenix, or “T,” and center staff focus on education, direct support and advocacy, and social and cultural events to advance their work. One major step forward for the University and in the center’s work was facilitating the addition of gender identity and gender expression to the University’s non-discrimination statement.

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