Staff and Faculty Network

The UCLA LGBT Faculty-Staff Network supports and promotes the interests and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender faculty and staff of the UCLA community by social, educational, and political means. Founded in 1989, it is one of the oldest Faculty-Staff groups in the country.

The Network welcomes all faculty and staff at UCLA. Our email list is confidential and is not a listserv. Membership is not indicative of one’s sexual orientation or gender identity. To join the email list, please contact Aaron Miller at

SOCIAL: Sponsors National Coming Out Week reception, Annual Spring Anniversary Reception, Lavender Graduation, Brown bag lunch events, Other events

EDUCATIONAL: Hosts special educational events and training on campus about issues important to LGBT faculty and Staff

POLITICAL: Fights for equality in all areas of campus life including UC Domestic Partner Benefits, retirement benefits for same sex couples, and advocates for swift administrative action regarding hate crimes and heterosexism.

Upcoming events:

The LGBT Staff & Faculty Network holds three events per month:

  • Social - first week of every month
  • Lunch - second week of every month
  • Meeting - 3rd Wednesday of every month, 12-1pm in the Rae Lee Siporin Library at the LGBT Center

For information about upcoming events, please contact Claudia Defaz or join our listserv.

Past Events:

  • Luskin Conference Center Social
  • Faculty & Staff Brown Bag Lunch
  • W Hotel Social
  • 2014 Fall Social
  • 2012 Spring Social
  • 2011 Fall Social