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UNM LGBTQ Center offers free counseling, student services

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UNM LGBTQ Center offers free counseling, student services

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5-6-2012

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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Resource Center is located on the far west end of the University of New Mexico campus. They offer many free services for UNM students including; free printing, a gender-neutral bathroom and counseling. Being an official practicum site through the University's College of Education, they are able to host two counselors for students to utilize. Raising their visibility and reaching out to the University and larger community, the LGBTQ center raises a rainbow flag to create a comfortable environment. Dawn of Nations Today reporter Matthew J. Skeets, interviewed students about the challenges facing LGBTQ students in higher education, and how the center is combating those challenges here at the University. Lily Lawrence-Metzler is a freshman majoring in women studies, Freida Moreno is a major in women studies, Frankie Flores is a senior majoring in history and Anaubrey Shannon is a freshman majoring in psychology.

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University of New Mexico, Native American Studies

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English

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public health, student services, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Resource Center

UNM LGBTQ Center offers free counseling, student services

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