you are not alone.

Standing in solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, and allied (LGBTQQI&A) students, alumni, faculty, and staff at Christian colleges.

Coming So Close…But Missing By A Mile?

a therapist’s professional critique of Mark Yarhouse’s “Understanding The Transgender Phenomenon”  By Lisa Maurel, LMFT Most of us enjoy the privilege of feeling fairly “comfortable” with our assigned sex and the associated gender roles expected of us.  Even if we feel that our personal experience of gender, does not “fit” within the socially proscribed conventions… Read more »

Overcoming With Good

by Darren McDonald Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good  (Romans 12:21) How do we respond when we encounter discrimination and violence?  How can we confront dehumanizing systems of oppression with our humanity and dignity intact?  Where can we find the endurance to continue the struggle for justice?   LGBTQQI and Allied… Read more »

Trans* Housing At GFU

As first reported by PQ Monthly, George Fox University has refused to allow Jayce, a transgender, African-American student, to live on campus in housing appropriate for his gender. They are also developing a policy that restricts housing to being based exclusively on the biological sex that was assigned to their students at birth (not inclusive… Read more »


Safety Net is a coalition of leaders from these groups primarily consisting of alumni and former staff from these institutions.

As LGBTQQI&A people who have studied and worked at these institutions, we know the challenges and isolation that LGBTQQI&A students face at schools that question their identity. Our mission is to insure that students at these institutions know that they are not alone.