Friends and Allies

PrismND is Notre Dame’s official student organization dedicated to serving the LGBTQ and ally community on campus. The organization provides programming dedicated to fostering the development of the community, and raising awareness on campus as to the community’s needs.  PrismND Facebook Page

Saint Mary’s Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA)

SAGA seeks to foster social, political and intellectual communication among members of the Saint Mary’s community regarding issues relating to sexuality and gender. SAGA also seeks to create a support system to aid students as they confront issues and questions relating to sexuality.  SAGA Facebook Page



glbtresourcecenterlogoThe GLBT Resource Center of Michiana
The GLBT Resource Center of Michiana serves the GLBT community of the Northern Indiana and Southern Western Michigan areas.


Trees (Transgender Resource, Education and Enrichment Services)

Trees was started in January 2015 and driven by the need to stem the rash of transgender suicides and murders.  By improving transgender educational resources in under served communities, they strive to enrich the lives within each community and reduce the risks inherent with identifying as transgender and, as a result, save lives.  Trees by founded by Meghan Buell, a life-long resident of Indiana and a good friend of GALA ND/SMC.  She has been a leader in the transgender community locally, regionally and nationally.  Trees Facebook Page

Campus Pride
Campus Pride serves LGBT and ally student leaders and campus organizations in the areas of leadership development, support programs and services to create safer, more inclusive LGBT-friendly colleges and universities. It exists to develop, support and give “voice and action” in building future LGBT and ally student leaders.

NWM PicNew Ways Ministry
New Ways Ministry is a gay-positive ministry of advocacy and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Catholics, and reconciliation within the larger Christian and civil communities.

DignityUSA works for respect and justice for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons—in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy, and support.