MIT and its surrounding communities offer a broad spectrum of services, activities, and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), questioning, and supportive individuals. In fact, in 2011, MIT was rated the most gay-friendly school in the country by Newsweek! We have designed this site to connect you with the support and resources offered to you. If you can't find what you are looking for, need more information, or just want to talk with someone, please feel free to visit us in the Rainbow Lounge (50-005) or to contact us. You should also check out our About Us page to learn more.
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Super Sex! MIT Style RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, Feb 19
6-8pm in 5-234
Can safe sex and hot sex happily coexist? Of course they can! Find out how to keep things hot with one of America’s top sexuality educators, Megan Andelloux! Megan, a self-described “ubergeek,” will lead our LBGT-friendly workshop. We’ll talk about how to feel confident and sexy, negotiate consensual sex, and have fun while doing it! This workshop will include: -Condom use (Do you know how to put one on with your mouth?) -The do’s and don’ts of boxed lunch -Silicone surprises -Erotic talk -Creating cheap sex toys …and so much more! All MIT students are welcome to this event.
Peter Staley: How to Stop a Plague - the Intersection of Science and Activism
February 20th, 7pm in 4-270
This event is one you don't want to miss. Peter will give remarks on the intersection of activism and science in relation to his work on the HIV virus in the 1990’s. He is an American AIDS and gay rights activist, known for founding the Treatment Action Group (TAG) after his pioneering activism in ACT UP. He is also a primary figure in the Oscar-nominated documentary How to Survive a Plague. Peter will share how the MIT community can serve as the next generation of activists and leaders against this epidemic. All MIT folks welcome.
LBGTQA Family Dinner - East and West Campus Divide
Tuesday February 25 at 6pm in the Rainbow Lounge!
We're hosting a dinner event for the LBGTQ and Ally community called 'Family Dinner' (a reclaiming of several terms ie. framily, the family, we are family, etc.) This event will take place twice a month on Tuesday evenings from 6-7 pm. All MIT affiliates are welcome.
On February 25th, join us for a constructive conversation about the LBGTQ friendliness and culture of the East and West sides of campus during dinner.
Rainbow Lounge Hours: Spring 2014
12-6pm*; First Year Group 6-7pm
*Also available by appointment. Please contact Abigail or Sean.*