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LGBTQ+ Resources : University & Local Resources

This guide is a starting point for resources available through USA Libraries, the University, and surrounding community.

University Supports

Community Supports

South Alabama Student Organizations

Throughout the year, Spectrum also hosts a variety of LGBTQ+ related events:

Queer & Crafty - A crafting event where they sell handmade items, proceeds going back into the organization. Setup includes handmade items and baked goods for South students to enjoy.

Hallowqueen - A Halloween dance held on campus to celebrate the season. Food, decorations, and entertainment provided. Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory.

Pride Prom - The most anticipated event of the year! This is Spectrum’s second chance dance for those who could not be their true self at their high school prom. Single, taken, queer in any way, all are welcome to enjoy a night of festivities and liveliness. 



LGBTQ+ Organizations in Mobile, AL

Throughout the year, Rainbow Mobile also hosts a variety of LGBTQ+ related events:

Trans-Lucent - A yearly event for Transgender Day of Visibility that aims to bring the Mobile community real information about trans lives and provide resources & connections for trans-umbrella folk. 

Pride Fest - A full day of entertainment, drag shows, and more! In recent years, they have grown the event from a small event with about 500 attendees at Bienville Square to 2022's Together Again with 5,000+ attendees and over 50 vendors at Cooper Riverside Park. 

Pride Family Picnic - An annual celebration with vendors, food trucks, games, and live entertainment. Celebrate pride with food, fun, family and friends! Attendees are encouraged to bring everything you would need for a picnic, such as folding chairs, a picnic blanket, snacks, water, sun protection, bags for garbage collection, and rain gear (just in case).

For more information, visit the Rainbow Mobile website.