Jesse Beal

Michigan State University

Beginning July 1, the Lesbian Bisexual Gay and Transgender Resource Center or LBGTRC within the Division of Student Affairs and Services at Michigan State University will be renamed the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center. Jesse Beal (they/them/theirs) is the center's director.

Michael Suarez

“The LBGTRC is a home away from home for a lot of queer and trans students across campus,” says Jesse Beal, director of MSU’s Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Resource Center. “We have a family room, where people are often found napping or watching endless YouTube videos, but mostly just hanging out and connecting with one another and finding community because chosen community is so important to us in the LGBTQA+ community. We do a lot of trainings and workshops.