You are encouraged to connect with other LGBT people here at UCSF through any number of means:
The UCSF LGBT Listserv: over 700 UCSF LGBT faculty, students, staff, interns, residents, fellows, and postdocs subscribe to the listserv. To join, send an e-mail from your UCSF email address to email@example.com with this command and no other text: subscribe lgbt yourfirstname yourlastname. The listserv disseminates news, discussions, and notification of upcoming events of interest to the LGBT community at UCSF.
LGBT Lunch Group at Mission Bay: open to all UCSF faculty, students and staff. Meets Fridays at Genentech Hall Café at 12 p.m. Mission Bay LGBT social networking group, listserv and monthly happy hour. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health: http://www.transhealth.ucsf.edu/
There are several organizations working to ensure that LGBT people and families are included in immigration reform:
Immigration Equality (http://www.immigrationequality.org)
Love Exiles (http://www.loveexiles.org)
Marriage Equality USA (http://www.marriageequality.org)
National Center for Lesbian Rights (http://www.nclrights.org)
LGBT Resources at other UC Campuses: http://www.uclgbtia.org/directory.htmlDefense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Update
August 15, 2013
Great news! The federal government is now approving dependent requests for international same sex spouses. Come meet with an adviser at the ISSO to initiate your request! Or, email email@example.com to make an appointment.