Resources

Local:

    Women's Center @ BGSU

  • The Women's Center at BGSU provides resources, support, and advocacy for women as they pursue their individual and collective goals; to enrich the University community by providing a forum for women's cultural, intellectual, social, aesthetic, and spiritual lives; to make manifest the University's commitment to maintaining a campus climate in which women receive equal access, just treatment, and opportunities to utilize their talents to their fullest and most meaningful extent.    

FORCE (Feminist Organization Raising Consciousness and Empowerment)

  • Feminist Organization for Raising Consciousness and Empowerment (FORCE) Wednesdays, 9 - 10 p.m. FORCE is an activist student group comprised of both men and women. Our goal is to educate the community on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, environment, reproductive rights and GLBT issues. To get more information, please email Allie Lahey at alahey@bgsu.edu.

Graduate Women's Caucus (GWC)

  • The purpose and mission of GWC shall be sustaining a community of graduate students committed to women’s issues and providing opportunities for them to channel their energy and resources into promoting the awareness of women’s issues including but not limited to: academic equality and opportunities, anti-discrimination and equality for all people, reproductive freedom, affirmative action, non-violence, environmentalism, sexual health, domestic violence, third world issues, and fair trade and labor practices. For more information email: Liz Adamo at eadamo@bgsu.edu.

Office of Multicultural Affairs

  • The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides academic, personal, social, and cultural support to students as well as working with faculty, staff and the community. Multicultural Affairs plays a crucial role in the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. Through programs, such as Diversity Education Training and the Safe Zone Workshop, we strive to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism.  Multicultural Affairs offers culturally rich programming experiences in the form of events such as Kwanzaa, Latino Issues Conference, and the Mosaic Diversity Series. It also houses the LGBT Resource Center and Ethnic Student Center. Multicultural Affairs is located at 318-B Math Sciences Building. We can be reached through e-mail at cjklein@bgsu.edu.

BG Grad Pride

  • BG Grad Pride: A New Student Group
    Friday, March 28, 5—6:30 p.m. LGBT Resource Center, 318B Math-Sciences Building
    Jump start your weekend by joining the first gathering of BG Grad Pride and re-connect and meet new people. BG Grad Pride is open to all BGSU graduate students. Pizza will be provided at this first gathering.  If you have any questions or would like to receive email updates, please contact Cari Urabe at curabe@bgsu.edu or Tobias Spears at tobiass@bgsu.edu.

VISION

  • Tuesdays, 9 - 11 p.m. Vision is the undergraduate Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Questioning, and Straight Supportive (GLBTQIQSS) student organization. One of Vision's goals is to provide a supportive and friendly environment for the GLBTQIQSS community here at Bowling Green. To get more information, please email Luke at esgrabs@bgsu.edu. The Facebook page can be found here : https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=20920852&fref=ts

Women who love Women

Trans Awareness Group (TAG)

  • Tuesdays, 8 - 9 p.m. TAG is the Trans Awareness Group for BGSU students who identify as Trans, Genderqueer, Gender non-conforming, or Allies. TAG meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. in room 107 in Hanna Hall. So if you want to come for support, fellowship, or just to find out more about the group, feel free to stop on by! Contact: tagbgsu@gmail.com for further details.

Warm Up BG

  • Every 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30 – 9 p.m. A group for expert, beginner, or wishful knitters and crocheters… Warm Up BG creates items such as blankets that are donated back to the BG community. We help families in need, keep people warm, and make a difference! Want to help but don’t know how to knit or crochet? No problem -- we’ll gladly teach you! Anyone and everyone is welcome at our meetings no matter your skill level. Contact: warmupbg@gmail.com for further details.

BGSU Employee Mother’s Circle

  • Every 4th Monday of each month, Noon - 1 p.m. Share concerns and receive helpful guidance from other BGSU employee moms who are in your situation by joining the on-campus mom’s support group. The group meets the fourth Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy time discussing your little ones. For more information, contact Amanda Vrooman at mandyly@bgsu.edu.

African People’s Association

  • Fridays, 5 – 8 p.m. The African People’s Association of Bowling Green State University is a multicultural organization dedicated to providing awareness of Africa and its culture, focusing on the diversity of the African continent. Members and students learn facts about Africa and obtain cultural awareness, while exchanging ideas and values. Visit http://bgsu.orgsync.com/org/apa/About for more information.

Campus Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

  • Mondays, 6 - 7:30 p.m. University Friends of Bill W. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held every Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Meetings are confidential and open to everyone. For more information, call the Counseling Center at 419.372.2081.

The Link (24 Hour Crisis Hotline 800-472-9411)

  • 24 hour crisis hotline for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and people considering suicide.

    AAUW-Bowling Green Branch

  • Local chapter of the American Association of University Women

Beyond:

    National Women’s Studies Association

  • Established in 1977, NWSA is a professional organization dedicated to leading the field of women's studies and gender studies, as well as its teaching, learning, research, and service wherever they be found

    WMST-L

  • an international e-mail forum for discussion of Women's Studies teaching, research, and program administration

    American Association of University Women

  • Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research