Queer Resource Center Resources

Click on the links below to for pages on extensive resources immediately at the QRC, at Amherst College, in the 5-colleges, locally, nationally, and abroad! 

Our Resources Include...

  • Access to a friendly office staff who are available to talk and connect you with a variety of resources at Amherst College and within the Amherst community
  • Resources for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students, staff, and faculty
  • library including over 500 books and DVD's on queer history, health, religion, race, style, nationality, and much more
  • Queer magazines, periodicals, and newspapers
  • Public computers with FREE printing
  • Queer/Trans 101 & Advanced Trainings
  • Free hot cup of coffee and tea
  • Free and accessible safe sex materials
  • A comfortable space for queer and trans students to hang out, study, eat lunch, host meetings, and learn about queer individuals issues and topics

Program Goals

  • Provide intentional efforts that promote gender and sexual identity development
  • Provide spaces (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) that holistically support queer and trans students
  • Provide educational resources and programming for queer and trans students, allies and the campus community in order to create a safer and more supportive campus environment
  • Provide opportunities to celebrate the leadership, identity, and diversity of the Amherst College queer and trans student, staff and faculty community     
  • Advocate for systemic change that creates services, policies, and procedures that are inclusive of sexual and gender diversity