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LGBTQ @ Bentley

Bentley University strives to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of the LGBTQ community and their allies.  Our campus fosters an atmosphere that values and supports all individuals no matter their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Through cross departmental collaborations, educational programming and workshops, the Bentley community dedicates itself to openness and mutual respect for all. 

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The LGBTQ Steering/Action Committee (Faculty and Staff)

The LGBTQ @Bentley Steering Committee is comprised of staff, faculty, and students who provide support, programming, professional development, and advocacy for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) and allied members of the Bentley University community. Through ongoing initiatives, the committee works to educate the campus community in order to create a more inclusive and welcoming climate for LGBTQ individuals and their allies.  Please email Tony Martin at for more information. 

P.R.I.D.E. (Students)

People Respecting Individuality and Diversity through Education (PRIDE) is a student organization that provides support and social activities for the Bentley University gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. PRIDE was created to promote awareness of social and political concerns of its members and life at Bentley. It is also dedicated to raising awareness of the GLBT community at the university. All are welcome to attend meetings. Come as a friend, member of the community, or an ally showing support. Meetings vary in order to promote convenience for the members. Please email or the P.R.I.D.E staff advisor, Ron Ardizzone at for more information. 

LGBTQ Affinity Network (Faculty and Staff)

A network of LGBTQ identifying faculty and staff across campus who come together for organized lunches and networking opportuninties.  This group is designed to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for faculty and staff who identify somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum.  Current or new employees to the university who are interested in being a part of the network, please email Tony Martin at for upcoming events and lunches.  

Ally Workshops (All)

Ally workshops are provided to both Faculty/Staff and students.  Those looking to be added to the University Ally list can check out our Ally section of the website, or contact Courtney Stephens at