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Let's Talk

Let's Talk is a brief, confidential conversation with a counselor. It is free and available to all Stony Brook Students. Drop by for an in-person chat or sign up virtually. Brought to you by the Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO).


3:30pm to 5:30pm

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LGBTQ* Services Affinity Groups for Fall 2021

Affinity groups are for folks who share identities to share space and experiences with one another and discuss LGBTQ* topics. 

Affinity groups are not meant as a replacement for counseling services and are not open for research or observation. 

Here are the affinity groups running in Fall 2021:

Queer and Asian

Mondays at 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Queer and Asian is intended for individuals who self identify as queer and asian. This affinity group holds space for individuals to hang out, socialize, and build community.

Queerly Abled and NeuroQueer

Mondays at 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Queerly Abled is a space for anyone who identifies as LGBTQ* and disabled and/or neurodivergent. Join us to discuss various topics relevant to our lives and build community with others!

Desi Diaspora: South Asian LGBTQ* Affinity Group

Tuesdays at 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Desi Diaspora is a space for those who identify as Desi or South Asian and are part of the LGBTQ* community to meet others who share similar cultures. Folks can come and hang out, socialize, play games or just chill.

Trans Time: Trans* Affinity Group

Tuesdays at 7:15 - 8:15 PM

Trans Time is designed to be a safer space for students of all identities under the trans umbrella to hang out, make friends, and share life experiences.

Living Outside the Binary: Non-Binary Affinity Group

Tuesdays at 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Living Outside The Binary is a space for individuals who hold nonbinary and/or gender nonconforming identities. It’s designed to discuss a range of topics, from serious topics to casual discussion, or just vibing. The space is meant to suit the wants and needs of the participants and build community.

Queer in STEM

Wednesdays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Queer in STEM is a community of LGBTQ* students who are part of the STEM field within their academic, professional, or social life. It’s an open space for folks to socialize, build community, prepare for the STEM profession, and even discuss the pressure of being part of the STEM field.

Grad Hour

Thursdays at 3:30 - 4:30 PM

The Grad Hour Affinity Group is a space for graduate students who identify within the LGBTQ* community to talk about lived experiences, make friends, and connect with one another.

Our Faith and Us: Religion-based LGBTQ* Affinity Group

Thursdays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Our Faith and Us: Religion-based LGBTQ* Affinity Group is meant to bring together queer individuals who have a tumultuous relationship with their faith, both drawing strength from it and questioning the stance it takes on their identity. It’s meant to facilitate discussion across all faiths, uplifting the good and recognizing the bad, in the end emphasizing the message of love and unity that can be found in every religion. It is also simply a place to connect with others like you, creating a positive, affirming community and a space to enjoy and be yourself.

Sapphic Space

Thursdays at 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Join us for Sapphic Space! An affinity group for students who identify as wlw, lesbian, or sapphic, regardless of gender identity, to spend time together and build community with one another.

Latinx/Latine Affinity Group

Fridays at 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Latin(e)(x) is where people of Latin American culture can be free to talk about any Queer topics and/or what it means to be of Latine/x in this day and age. Whether it’s talking about history or just having a nice discussion about everyone’s day, Latin(e)(x) is a space for people to be comfortable about their identity. In the end it’s about learning and having fun.