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The Poke Pride Center serves as a resource for the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Wyoming, as well as for members of the Laramie, and Wyoming community. Our goal is to provide a safe and supportive place for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, ace, two-spirit and queer individuals and their families and friends. The PPC welcomes all regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender or affiliation with the University.
Poke Pride Center Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM (Fall and Spring Semesters)
Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM (Summer Hours)
Location: Wyoming Union Rm 106 Main Floor
Please consider donating to the Poke Pride Center with funds directly supporting programming, resources, and advocacy efforts for 2SLGBTQIAP+ students at the university: Donate Here.
Services Provided in the Poke Pride Center:
Resources in the Poke Pride Center include informational 2SLGBTQIAP+ brochures, 2SLGBTQIAP+ stickers, pronoun buttons, 2SLGBTQIAP+ pride identity flags, queer and trans focused books, and more. Multicultural Affairs Queer Program Advisor Wolfgang (they/them) office is down the hall from the Poke Pride Center and is available for drop-in advising appointments for UW 2SLGBTQIAP+ community members.
During regular weekly business hours each semester (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm) the Poke Pride Center is open for students to access computers, and printing.
The goal of the 2SLGBTQIAP+ Student Circle is to provide a affirming space, support for well-being and sense of belonging, and development for 2SLGBTQIAP+ students in a rural college setting. Each week, students meet up for a meal and community building circles that support identity development with opportunities to make connections with peers.
Fall 2023 Date and Times (Multicultural Resource Room, Rm 103):
Throughout the year there are special awareness days and/or days dedicated to identities within the 2SLGBTQIAP+ community. On these days, the Poke Pride Center celebrates by providing both baked goods decorated in the identity pride colors and informational resources on that specific 2SLGBTQIAP+ identity.