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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Allied Resource Office University of Illinois Springfield

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Welcome from the Director

Director – Kerry John Poynter, M.A.

“Come make this space your own.”

I have been heartened by the outpouring of support and excitement since arriving in mid July of 2010. However, I do not want to be the sole reason for the exciting future here at the LGBTQA Resource Office and UIS. This excitement is yours. The 750 square foot office suite is yours.

I welcome you if you are out and proud, questioning, an ally, religious, student of color, previously involved or not, it doesn’t matter. Your story is welcome here. Join me as we build a community together and take new steps forward at UIS. I look forward to seeing you soon.

- Kerry Poynter