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LGBTQ+ Resources

 
 
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The University of Hawaiʻi system, along with Windward Community College is committed to building an inclusive community that supports and advocates for all Students, Staff and Faculty. We welcome all members of our campus community to our campuses: transgender, māhū and people of all gender identities.

All members of our campus community deserve a work and educational environment free from harassment or bullying based on their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


University of Hawai`i Commission on LGBTQ+ Equality

Windward Community College Commissioners:

Ryan Koo, rkoo@hawaii.edu
Instructor of History
Commissioner for Windward CC

Charles Sasaki, sasakich@hawaii.edu
Dean of Academic Affairs, Division II
Commissioner for Windward CC


Preferred Name:

All Gender Restrooms

All gender restrooms are located in Hale Alakai near room 102 as well as on the third floor of Hale Laakea.

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Safe Zone Program

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The Safe Zone Program's objective is for trained participants to utilize their gained knowledge and skills to foster a safe and inclusive community for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff to promote social justice in the University of Hawaiʻi System.

Upon completion of a Safe Zone Training, participants will be invited to become Advocates in the University of Hawaiʻi System Safe Zone Program.

Any office or faculty/staff member that has the LGBTI Safe Zone poster is a part of the previous Safe Zone Allies Program. Any office or faculty/staff/student office that has the LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Poster declared they are advocates. Click on the link for the list of faculty/staff/students at Leeward Community College who have declared they are an ally or an advocate.

Windward CC Safe Zone Program Allies and Advocates

Download the LGBTQ+ Resource Bookmark (pdf)
Resources listed on bookmark are also listed below:


LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES


NATIONAL RESOURCES

Crisis/Suicide Helplines:

  • The Trevor Project 24hr hotline: 1 (866) 488-7386
  • ACCESS National Hotline: 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255

Resources and Advocacy:


"HELP! I feel that I have been harassed or discriminated against based on my gender expression, sexual orientation, or gender identity."

As a student of the University of Hawai'i, you have rights and responsibilities, including protections based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Title IX protects gender-based harassment, including harassment based on actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Windward CC Title IX Coordinators

For confidential resources and support or advocacy, students may contact UH Manoa LGBT Student Services at (808) 956-9250.

Faculty or staff members may contact the UHM Equal Opportunity Office/Affirmative Action at 808-956-7077.