About LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards
This award recognizes contributions to or advocacy on behalf of LGBTQIA+ communities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Individuals who have contributed in one or more of the following ways are eligible for consideration:
- Advocated on behalf of LGBTQIA+ individuals or groups
- Conducted educational programming or research regarding LGBTQIA+ communities
- Helped to improve campus or community policies affecting LGBTIQ-identified persons;
- Enhanced visibility and awareness of LGBTQIA+ issues.
We are particularly interested in work done from an intersectional framework, meaning that it accounted for the fact that people experience the world in very different ways depending on the constellation of societally privileged and marginalized identities they hold.
- Undergraduate students, Graduate students, and Professional students; including those who work or volunteer in the LGBTQ Center are eligible.
- Faculty, PostDocs, and Staff who work outside of the LGBTQ Center are eligible.
- Since we administer the award, LGBTQ Center professional staff (Director, Asst. Director, and Administrative Support Specialist) are not eligible.
- LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards Committee Members who are nominated may recuse themselves from their respective category or decline the nomination.
- Anyone may submit a nomination.
- Self-nominations are encouraged.
- Up to three people can be nominated at once if they are working closely on the same project.