Poke Pride Center

Poke Pride Center


National and Local 2SLGBTQIA+ Hotlines and Support 

o   About: UCC offers individual counseling, group counseling, outreach programming, and graduate training programs.  It's free, and walk-ins are accepted Go to 341 Knight Hall during walk-in-hours for a brief initial interview session with a counselor. 

o   Business & weekday hours for Fall/Spring semester: Walk in 8-5 p.m. M-F 

o   After hours/weekends emergencies: 911 or (307) 766-8989 (counselor on call) 

o   Website (services and policies): https://www.uwyo.edu/ucc/ 

o   24/7 Phone Line: 1-866-488-7386 

o   For Text: TEXT ‘START’ to 678-678 

o   Other support services available online:- http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/get-help-now#lifeline 

o   About: One-on-one support for coming-out, relationships, workplace, sexual safety & health, and bullying. Assistance with exploring the largest LGBTQ database in the world – information social and support groups, LGBTQ friendly organizations, and more   

o   Talkline and Online Chat Hours: 

 Monday - Friday, 2 pm to 10 pm, Mountain time 

 Saturday, 10 am to 3 pm, Mountain time 

o   LGBTQ & Questioning Online Peer Support Chat - https://www.volunteerlogin.org/chat/index.html 

o   LGBTQ, All-Ages National Talkline – 1-888-843-4564 or help@LGBThotline.org  

o   LGBTQ National Youth (up to age 25) Talkline - 1-800-246-7743 

o   Staffed by transgender people 

o   Not 24/7, but available most hours, every day of the week, check availability at https://translifeline.org/  

o   1-877-565-8860 

o   Email: pflaglaramie@gmail.com 

o   24/7 Hotline – for parents, families, and friends of LGBTQIA2S+ 

     (970) 407-0300 

On-Campus Resources: 

o   Mission Statement: “The School of Culture, Gender & Social Justice (SCGSJ) provides a robust, interdisciplinary, liberal arts education that is informed by the historical, social, political, and cultural forces that shape society. Unique in its hands-on, practical approach, the SCGSJ enables students to understand complex social problems in a way that prepares them to be real-world problem solvers. Upon graduation, SCGSJ students are ready to advocate for justice, capable of developing innovative solutions to society’s most difficult problems, and prepared to lead transformative, collaborative, work in any field they choose.”  

o   About: “In any given semester, the School of Culture, Gender, and Social Justice offers a range of courses that not only help students understand complex social phenomena but help students develop skills and abilities that enable them to be agents for transformative, positive change. Whether you are looking to better understand the many social justice issues you see in the news each day, or are looking for ways to make a difference, the SCGSJ offers a range of classes for those interested in social justice.” 

o   Degree Programs Under The Academic Program of Gender and Women Studies: 

o   24-Hotline: (307) 745-3556 

o   Office Phone: (307) 742-7273 

o   Email: campus@safeproject.org 

o   Campus Service Coordinator: Dakota 

     Phone: (307) 766-3434

o   Location: Cheney Building  

o   Phone: (307) 766-2130 

o   Location: Education Building North East corner at the bottom of the building.  

o   Website: https://www.uwyo.edu/studentatty/ 

o   Email: sls@uwyo.edu 


Off-Campus Resources: 

o   The first city wide non-discrimination ordinance in Wyoming passed by Laramie City Council on May 13th, 2015. Prohibits “"discrimination of any person based upon his or her actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing and public accommodations." 

o    https://cityoflaramie.org/701/Equity-and-Inclusion 


Transgender and Nonbinary Student Resources

Using facilities in accordance with gender identity does not constitute a university student code of conduct violation in and of itself. 


Local LGBTQIA+ Friendly Churches: 


Poke Pride Center Library

The PPC maintains the largest 2SLGBTQIA+Library collection in the State of Wyoming. The library was previously hosted at the PPC, but has now joined the Coe Library collection to increase visibility and access.

Quick links to PPC Library Collection in the classic catalog section at Coe Library:

Links to the Poke Pride Center Collection in QuickSearch at Coe Library:


Library sponsors include: