Student Organizations


Melaqueer is a student organization geared towards creating a close knit community among students of color within the LGBTQ+ Community, and are welcoming of all cultures, sexual/romantic orientations, and gender identities.

We meet to discuss topics such as mental health, the coming out process, and navigating your identity around family and friends. We also go on social outings like going out to eat, having game nights, or having movie nights.



Contact information:
Presidents, Claudia Sanchez and Tiffani Osorno

Spectrum LogoSpectrum

Spectrum is MSU's LGBTQ+ social student organization.  We host events, fundraisers, discussions, and other fun stuff! Everyone is welcome!

The primary purpose of Spectrum shall be to foster a safe, supportive social environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, or gender and sexual minority (LGBTQ+) persons within MSU and the surrounding community. Beyond this goal, Spectrum shall attempt to create a greater positive visibility of LGBTQ+ persons through advocacy, activism, philanthropy, networking, and providing support to the larger LGBTQ+ community.

Contact information:
Co-President, Alison Vance

Advocates LogoAdvocates

The purpose of Advocates is to provide a supportive, organized, and professional forum for promoting positive change on Missouri State University’s campus for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, and queer students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Through activism, advocacy, education, and intersectionality Advocates will work to establish supportive policies, spaces, and dialog on campus and within the community. In addition, the organization will provide resources and work to prepare its members to help cultivate the skills necessary to enact positive change. As a general rule, Advocates will support other social justice movements and organizations, both on campus and in the community.

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