International Student Services
What is an Aggie Ally?
Allies include staff, faculty, and students at Texas A&M University (including
Texas A&M University at Galveston) who have committed to providing a safe haven,
listening ear, and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or
questionning (LGBTQ) people or
anyone dealing with sexual orientation concerns.
All Allies have
attended a training workshop to learn about the benefits and responsibilities of
being an Ally. Every Ally has signed an Allies contract and may display a
placard outside their office or residence hall room to identify them as an Aggie
Who are Current TAMUG Aggie Allies?
The following Staff and Faculty have committed to being an Aggie Ally:
How do I Become an Ally?
training will take place on the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus
periodically throughout the year. For dates, times, and further
information please contact Multicultural Services, in Student Life in the
Siebel Building next to the Mary Moody Northern Student Center - or
Training for Student Organization
Officers and Student Employees will take place in October.
Please e-mail Susan Martin at
email@example.com before Monday, October 3rd to sign-up!
The training will consist of four (4) 1-hour breakfast meetings on
Friday’s in October (8:00a – 9:00a) and one 2 hour
meeting at the end (final time TBD). Breakfast will be provided to those
attending breakfast meetings (meal-plan holders will have one meal
deducted from their account).
To become an “official” Aggie Ally,
attendance is mandatory for the first breakfast, at least one additional
breakfast of your choice, and the final 2 hour training meeting.
Meetings and topics will be as follows:
October 7 – Why be an
Ally? History and Terminology (Mandatory)
October 14 – Politics, Laws,
and Popular Media
October 21 – LGBTQ and Religious and Cultural
October 28 – Coming Out and Emotional and Family
(Tentative) November 3 – 7-9pm – Final Mandatory Training
Remember, you must sign up before October 3rd by e-mailing
Susan Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
in order to attend.
What Campus Organizations are Available for the LGBTQ Community?
Gay-Straight Alliance student organization meets weekly on-campus. You may
contact the organization at
email@example.com or one of the staff
co-advisors (Susan Martin or Capt. Shawn Clark) for more information.
What Resources are Available for Allies?
The GLBT Resource Center at Texas A&M University (College Station) offers
Please check out some of these common topics: