We’re proud to support our students and staff who identify as lesbian; gay; bisexual; transgender; intersex; queer or questioning; asexual, agender or aromantic; and those with other diverse genders and sexualities (LGBTIQA+).

Explore the range of services, facilities and groups available to both QUT students and staff.

Research forums

Our regular forums showcase research relating to diverse genders, sexualities and sex characteristics.

If you are a QUT researcher in this space and are interested in presenting at a future forum, we'd love to hear from you.

View past presentations

Express your interest in presenting

Ally network

QUT's Ally Network provides support, safe zones, services, events, information and resources QUT staff and students who identify as lesbian; gay; bisexual; transgender; intersex; queer or questioning; asexual, agender or aromantic; and those with other diverse genders and sexualities (LGBTIQA+).

Allies are not identified as any particular sexuality or gender identity, and are trained to understand sexuality and gender issues. They are committed to promoting a safe, inclusive and diverse university.

QUT students and staff can find an Ally by searching 'Ally' in HiQ or the Digital Workplace.

Campus spaces

Women's Room

C214, Kelvin Grove campus

Queer Room

X204, Gardens Point campus

Queer Room

C206, Kelvin Grove campus

All-gender toilets

In accordance with QUT MOPP A/8.8.6 we're committed to providing appropriate toilet/restroom facilities and/or signage to support access to safe facilities on campus by people who are gender diverse.

We currently have all-gender toilet facilities on both Kelvin Grove and Gardens Point campuses and an ongoing strategy to ensure further facilities are considered within the delivery of our current and future building programs.

Gardens Point

V Block, level 2

  • Block of toilets (including a urinal)

X Block, level 2

  • Single room toilet with wash basin and shower

Kelvin Grove

R Block, levels 3, 4 and 5

  • Single room toilets with wash basin

Queer Collective

The Queer Collective is QUT’s support network for LGBTIQA+ students.

The group raises awareness and offers support for queer students, who are often marginalised in universities.

QUT Student Guild

The QUT Guild has a strong history of representing diversity on campus and contributing to a safe, fair and equitable experience for all students.

The guild provides services for gender and sexuality issues, increases awareness of sex education amongst the student body, and provides students with a space to discuss gender-equality issues.

You can contact the gender and sexuality representative at queer@qutguild.com.

QUT Pride Staff Network

The QUT Pride Staff Network (QPSN) connects staff with diverse genders, sexualities and identities.

The network offers a forum for staff to celebrate diversity, network, collaborate, share experiences and to represent their communities in university business and policy making.

Membership is open to staff who identify as LGBTIQA+ or other diverse genders, sexualities and identities.

Connect with the QUT Pride Staff Network

QUT Action Plan

All students and staff should experience a sense of belonging which arises from an inclusive learning and working environment which respects diversity.

Our LGBTIQA+ Action Plan outlines current and proposed support for students and staff, as well as awareness-raising activities to create an inclusive campus culture.

More information for staff

Student counselling

We offer all our students free, confidential counselling services in a safe and non-judgmental environment.

Access student counselling