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BTN LiveBIG: Michigan State's New2U program open to all

When Maxwell Olivero started his journey at Michigan State University in 2010, he was pleasantly surprised to find his new school had made a special effort to reach out to him. The New2U program, developed by MSU’s Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center (LBGTRC), helped provide him with “a very positive support system” as soon as he arrived on campus. “New2U made me feel welcome to MSU as a queer student and introduced me to a group of friends that I knew I could be myself around,” said Olivero, who today serves as a field experience coordinator at MSU’s James Madison

BTN LiveBIG: NU LGBT Resource Center celebrates 10 years

When Devin Moss was in college, he was rejected from joining a fraternity and serving as a resident assistant because of his sexual orientation. “I started my own collegiate education at an institution that was definitely not affirming in terms of who I was or my identity beyond just being someone who was black,” Moss said. Moss, who identifies as gay, now serves as the director of the LGBT Resource Center at Northwestern University and works to ensure students are not discriminated against because of their gender or sexual orientation. In May, Northwestern’s Resource Center celebrated its 10th anniversary. The