Loyola University Maryland

LGBTQ+ Services

In, Out, & In Between Group

In, Out & In between image with rainbow greyhound Trans? Out? LGBTQIA? Questioning?Whether you are out, questioning, or not even sure, this group is for LGBTQPIA+ and same-gender attracted students of all backgrounds to confidentially discuss and explore aspects of gender identity and sexual orientation in a safe space. The group is support-based and is designed to encourage open discussion about gender, sexuality, religion and spirituality, coming out, relationships, family, community, and other areas of your life that may be difficult to discuss elsewhere. This group is co-sponsored by Campus Ministry and the Counseling Center.

Goals of this Group

  • To engage in conversation about stigmatized topics
  • Decrease marginalization
  • To be a place to find help and support
  • Provide space to explore identity
  • To be a space to connect with peers who share similar identities


  • Aaron Barnes, PsyD: Staff Psychologist in the Counseling Center- Pronouns: he, him, his
  • Elise Gower, M.S. – Associate Director for Programs, CCSJ- Pronouns: she, her, hers

For more information or to sign-up, please contact: Aaron Barnes, atbarnes@loyola.edu

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Group meeting time is Thursdays 3-4:30 PM:

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