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Duke LGBTQ Network

The Duke LGBTQ Network is dedicated to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community of the university. The Network welcomes alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of Duke.

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The Duke LGBTQ Network is dedicated to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community of the university. Our goal is to stay connected to Duke and to each other and our allies through professional networking, educational and social events, support of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and the university overall. Join us!

Mission Statement:

The Duke LGBTQ Network is an organization dedicated to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community of the University. The Network welcomes alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of Duke.

The Network's purposes include:

  • Building connections among Duke’s LGBTQ community and its allies
  • Maintaining and expanding the network of LGBTQ alumni
  • Advocating for a non-discriminatory and diverse academic, living and working environment at Duke
  • Supporting the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and its affiliated student groups through programming and networking
  • Providing professional and social opportunities for LGBTQ members of the Duke community around the world

The Duke LGBTQ Network bylaws are available here: Bylaws (effective January 1, 2015)

Learn More:

You can also learn more about the Network through this infographic: Duke LGBTQ Network. The infographic presents:

  •  Our mission statement
  •  2015-16 accomplishments
  •  A breakdown of our members
  •  Our leadership
  •  Ways to get involved

How to get involved:

Follow the Duke Law Alumni group: Click on "Follow this group" or "Join Group" at the top of this page under our logo to make sure you receive our updates.

Update your contact information: Alumni automatically receive updates about Duke Alumni regional groups based on the address we have on record. If you’re not hearing about activities where you live, update your contact information in your profile.

Connect with other alumni: Go to the group members tab to find LGBTQ Network alumni. You can also use this site's search functions to find friends and other alumni worldwide.

Attend a Duke LGBTQ Network event: Find a social, cultural or educational event on our events page. The Network currently has active chapters in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Northern California, Portland, Southern California, the Triangle, Washington, D.C. If you want to start a chapter or learn more about an existing chapter, e-mail us at lgbtqnetwork@duke.edu.

Volunteer through a Committee: The Network is an entirely volunteer run organization. Consider volunteering in a committee below. If interested, e-mail us at lgbtqnetwork@duke.edu:

  • Campus Engagement
  • Communications
  • Diversity and Membership
  • Regional Programming