The Multicultural Education and Resource Center (MERC) provides services to and a safe space for students who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or other sexual and gender minorities. Students who may be questioning their sexual identity are also welcome.
NMU is equipped with 53 Gender Neutral/Handicapped bathrooms. Click here to view their locations.
Click here to check out Campus Climate Index.
Click here to check out NMU"s Preferred Name Policy.
NMU currently has 65 Departmental locations with 354 Allies members. Click here to view ALLIES members.
Click here for Rainbow Decal information.
ALLIES meetings for Winter 2017 are:
ALLIES meetings are held in Hedgcock 2603 from 12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Students who, through leadership, support or involvement in organizations, activities or issues that promote awareness and acceptance of the lesbian/gay/bi-sexual/transgender/queer/plus (LGBTQ+) community at Northern Michigan University, may apply for the ALLIES Scholarship. Applicants must provide a written statement (1000 words), documenting there experiences. The $500 minimum scholarship will be split between two semesters.
Q+A - Queers and Allies Social Club
Glossary of Terms
Click here for a glossary of LGBTQ+ terms.
Click here for a list of various resources for transgender. They include suicide prevention, equality advocates, and legal help.
For a list of transgender pronouns, click here.
LGBTQ+ Books for Children and Teens
Click here for a list of LGBTQ+ books for children and teens.
LGBT+ Friendly Therapist
Mary Pelton Cooper, PsyD.
112 W. Washington, Marquette, MI 49855
Telephone: (906) 360-3544
LGBT+ Friendly Lawyer
Susan Wideman Schaible
1901 W. Ridge St. Suite 5, Marquette, MI 49855
Telephone: (906) 226-4600
2nd and 4th Monday of the month
Messiah Lutheran Church
305 W. Magnetic St, Marquette, MI 49855