What is Project B-GLAD?

Project B-GLAD is a means for providing information and raising awareness to build bridges between Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and questioning students faculty and staff and non-LGBTQ members of the UNCW community. This is done through semesterly training sessions, an identifiable group of allies, and continuing education among the network of those who have become allies.

Listed below are the goals of the program and information on the responsibilities of the participants. The Goals of Project B-GLAD are to:

  1. provide an avenue for students, faculty and staff to demonstrate visibly their support of people who are Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual.
  2. establish a university-wide network of easily identifiable allies who can provide support, information, and assistance to lesbian, gay , and bisexual persons within the university. provide lesbian, gay, and bisexual students, faculty, and staff with comfortable access to sensitive and knowledgeable people for information and support. educate members of the university community about the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons.
  3. foster an atmosphere on campus which supports the academic and professional success of lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons, as well as their personal and social growth.
  4. advance the university’s progress toward a campus climate free of discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation[1].

The Name B-GLAD was chosen because:


Project B-GLAD allies include students, faculty, and staff who are non-gay, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning who want to show their support. Project B-GLAD allies serve as informal resource persons who can provide support to persons who are LGBTQ by respecting them, listen to their concerns, helping them access campus resources, and responding to anti-LGBTQ prejudice and discrimination.

By agreeing to publicly post a Project B-GLAD sign and designate themselves as allies who are receptive to discussing issues surrounding sexual orientation, Project B-GLAD allies have a responsibility to:

What is Project B-GLAD?

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