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PEFSA is a University Resource Group established in the Fall of 2006 to promote the interests of GLBT and allied faculty and staff at UT Austin. All UT faculty and staff are welcome to join. Help us to make a difference!


PEFSA Leadership Meeting: join us in shaping the future of PEFSA

Join the PEFSA Executive Committee and interested LGBTQ and Allied Faculty and Staff Leaders to discuss and plan the future of PEFSA.

Want to meet out and proud faculty and staff on the 40 acres? Want to see a specific PEFSA event happen this year? Want to learn more about the history of the movement for competitive partner benefits at UT? Want to organize other LGBTQ Longhorns for a more inclusive campus?

Dates and times for the fall semester are forthcoming. Meetings are held in the Gender and Sexuality Center at the University of Texas Austin Conference Room, located in the SAC 2.112.

Connect with your Peers using Facebook and Twitter and Share the Experience!

Whether you attend our meetings and events, are only on our listserv, or focused at the office, there are several other ways to get the most out your membership with PEFSA.

PEFSA Facebook Fan Page (Become a Fan!)

PEFSA Twitter Feed (Follow us!)

How to Be an Ally

From the thought-provoking presentation by Shane Whalley, Education coordinator for the Gender and Sexuality Center on “How to be an Ally”:

The four levels of ally development are Awareness, Knowledge/Education, Skills and Action.

Specific ways allies can advocate include:

18 May 2015