Allies on Campus Mission

Allies On Campus is a committee comprised of students, staff, and faculty dedicated to creating safe spaces for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual individuals and their Allies (LGBTQIA+) on the campus of Southern Utah University (SUU).

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Upcoming Events

2019 SUU Pride Alliance B.W. Bastian Foundation Film Festival

KIKI
2016, Directed by Sara JordenÖ
Not Rated 1hr 34min

Wednesday, April 10th 6pm
Sharwan Smith Theater, Room 161D


PARIAH
2011, Directed by Dee Rees
Rated ‘R’ 1hr 26 min

Thursday, April 11th 6pm
Sharwan Smith Theater, Room 161D


BOY ERASED
2018, Directed by Joel Edgerton
Rated ‘R’ 1hr 55min

Friday, April 12th 6pm
Sharwan Smith Theater, Room 161D

Garrard ConleySUU Pride Alliance B.W. Bastian Foundation Film Festival welcomes new york times best selling author Garrard Conley to present a keynote speech following the film Boy Erased, and adaption of his memoir on surviving conversion therapy.

Presented as part of SUU's Pride Alliance B.W. Bastian LGBTWIA+ Film Festival. All events are FREE. Following the keynote, a panel welcoming Latter Day Saints leaders Eric Leavitt, Dustin Callister, and Naomi Beatty will be facilitated by Dr. Curtis Hill, director of SUU CAPS.


*All films will be followed by facilitated audience talk backs. 

Special Thanks To
English Dept., Student Affairs, HSA Dept., CAST, Office of the Provost, Office of Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion, SUU Library and SUU CAPS

Goals and Services

Southern Utah University Allies On Campus provides support to and administers programs that include:

  • Establishment of an accessible and visible network of individuals on campus who support safe spaces, access to resources, and promotion of inclusivity
  • Delivery of educational programs and facilitation of social and emotional support
  • Provision of advocacy and referrals to academic, social, psychological, health and individually identified resources. These resources include but are not limited to: SUU Counseling and Psychological Services, SUU Pride and Equality Club, SUU Housing, Student Affairs, and the Academic and Career Development Center
  • Support of programs such as the LGBTQIA+ and Allies Community Group that is facilitated through SUU Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Provision of information via program website and linked resource centers on campus
  • Increasing awareness around homophobia, sexual orientation, and gender issues and working for equality
  • Training programs that foster critical thought, integrity, and empathy
  • Southern Utah University Allies On Campus strives to:
    • Develop a sense of community for LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff and Allies on campus
    • Advocate and work for non-discriminatory and diverse working, living, and academic environments at Southern Utah University
    • Support initiatives seeking to develop the academic study of LGBTQIA+ issues
    • Celebrate the diversity that enriches our campus community

Southern Utah University Allies on Campus are honored to partner with the B.W. Bastian Foundation!

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the B.W. Bastian Foundation for awarding SUU LGBTQIA+ Allies on Campus a principle of equality grant in support of programs, advocacy and capacity building.

B.W. Bastian Foundation