June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

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Pride Month is a time when we celebrate, learn about, and support the visibility of the LGBTQ+ community locally and nationally.

Pride Month resources and inspiration

  • The Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Club (SAGA) is a student organization whose mission is to support students in their lives as LBGTQ+ individuals and allies. Contact Dr. Chelsea Lonsdale at calonsdale@hfcc.edu.

  • SAFE@HFC is a campus organization comprising faculty and staff who are LGBTQ+ allies and community members who spread awareness on campus, provide support, and connect students and employees to resources. To learn more about employee resources and how you can get involved, contact safe@hfcc.edu.

  • Campus Safety provides various assistance, safety, and crime prevention services to the community. Call Campus Safety at 9911 from a campus phone or 313-845-9630 from an outside phone. Campus Safety can also be reached through your HFC Reach Out App and by email at campussafety@hfcc.edu.

  • Counseling services: Counselors can help you improve your ability to make healthy decisions, provide an objective viewpoint for whatever you’re experiencing, and offer coping mechanisms. Contact Dr. Brenda Hildreth at 313-845-9611 or bjhildreth@hfcc.edu.

  • Student Conduct and Title IX office: The Title IX Office supports our community in creating and sustaining an environment that is free from all forms of sexual misconduct and discrimination. Contact Munira Kassim at 313-845-6301 or mmkassim@hfcc.edu or Mark Tade at 313-845-9851 or metade@hfcc.edu.

  • Ally training helps individuals support members of the LGBTQ+ community.

  • President Kavalhuna describes the history and meaning of Pride Month.

  • Learn about our commitment to be a Welcoming College for all.

  • In the video below (originally created 2021), President Kavalhuna and HFC team members Eric Rader and Beth Preston describe what Pride Month means to them (below) - jump ahead to 3:00 to get to the Pride Month segment.

Happy Pride Month!