Clubs and Services at McGill

Below is a list of clubs and services at McGill that serve queer people. There are also resources available, including the following: 


Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) supports cutting-edge research, teaching and outreach activities in gender, sexuality and feminist studies.


McGill Libraries

The McGill University Library generously supports the teaching, research, and learning of McGill students and professors interested in queer studies through developing and providing collections and services. The Research Guide for LGBTQ+ Studies is your central launch portal for journals, books, films, databases, archival materials, etc. in LGBTQ+ Studies. You may also contact the Liaison Librarian for LGBTQ Studies, michael.david.miller [at] (subject: Resources%20for%20LGBTQ%20Studies) (Michael David MILLER), for additional information regarding collections and services available at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library.


McGill Women in Leadership Students' Association

McGill Women in Leadership Students' Association aims to inspire, connect, and empower the young adults who will build our future.


The Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education (OSVRSE)

The Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education (OSVRSE) provides confidential, non-judgmental and non-directional support to those who have been impacted by sexual or gender-based violence.


OutLaw at McGill

OutLaw is a club for queer (including but not limited to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, tran(s)sexual, two-spirited, asexual, intersex, pansexual, questioning, and anyone who identifies with the queer moniker) students and their straight allies. While based in the Faculty of Law, OutLaw is open to students from all programs.


PGSS Equity and Diversity

The Equity and Diversity Committee is a Post-Graduate Students' Society (PGSS) committee of graduate students responsible for: understanding and representing graduate student interests in issues regarding equity and diversity on campus; assessing, monitoring and making recommendations to promote equity and diversity in PGSS operations; and collaborating with other groups and offices on campus committed to promote equity and diversity.


Providing Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE)

Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE) is a philanthropic group which serves students in the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University.


Queer McGill

Queer McGill is a social, political, and informational support service for queer students, by queer students.


Queer Grad Club

The Queer Grad Club is a student association of queer graduate and post-graduate students at McGill University that aims to foster community among LGBTQ+ people at McGill.


Queer Engineer

Queer Engineer aims to host events and spaces for the queer community in McGill Engineering to get together, make connections, and learn from each other and the greater queer/STEM community.


Sexual Assault Centre of McGill Students' Society

The Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students’ Society (SACOMSS) is a volunteer-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach.


Shag Shop

Shag Shop is McGill's online safer sex & health boutique and your resource for sexual health information. They sell a variety of condoms, lubricants, toys, alternative menstrual products, and more, all at low prices.


Union for Gender Empowerment

The Union for Gender Empowerment is an anti-racist trans feminist service of the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU). 


Women in Physics at McGill

The Department of Physics has an active Women in Physics programme that aims to mentor and foster the community of women in physics.



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