Aggies - Texas A&M

Includes...

The Battle for Recognition as a Student Organization of the group Gay Student Services (GSS)

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This section of my site is by no means intended to be comprehensive
of the LGBT history of Texas A&M, but I wanted to share what I have

Clippings

1976

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1977

1979

1980

  

1981

1982

  

   

Above right, College Station gay bar (early 80s)

1983

  

1984

1985

News Collage of Coverage of the final ruling, April 1985
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1986

1986

1991

1999

 

2002

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2010

2013

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2016

2017

I thank my friend Michael Jackson, of the Cushing Library, who compiled this listing about A&M for my site

LGBTQ Student Organizations

Gay Student Services - GSS [1976-85]
Gay Student Services Organization – GSSO [1985-87]
Gay, Lesbian Student Services – GLSS [1987-89]
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Aggies – GLBA [1989-91]
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Aggies – GLBTA [1992-2012]
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Aggies – LGBTA [2012-2014]
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Aggies – LGBTQA or Queer Aggies [2015- present]

Other LGBTQ Student Organizations

Rainbow Christians
Rainbow Graduate Student Association
LGBT Graduate Student Association
Shades of Color now Shades of Queer (formed as a parallel student group)
Equal Rights Alliance (we have proposal papers in the archive but not sure they were ever active)
Phoenix (Activist student group in 80’s since the Student group tried to remain non-political)
Queer Aggies (I think there was an earlier separate group from the LGBTQAggies currently using that name)

Resource Centers

Special Student Services – SSS
Gender Issues Education Services – GIES
Women’s and Gender Equity Resource Center – WGERC
GLBT Resource Center

Non-Student Related Groups

Aggie Allies
GLBT Professional Network now LGBTQ Professional Network

Community Groups

Pride Community Center
Parents, Friends of Lesbians and Gays – PFLAG
Alternative

Michael and his husband Tom were featured in this quick interview, which you can also hear at that site

above, see articles from 1980