Trinity College and our local Hartford community offer a variety of resources for our incoming and current students!


View the student F.A.Q. sheet below for all your answers to common questions regarding LGBTQ+ life and community on campus and services such as use of a chosen name & pronouns on campus records, gender inclusive restrooms and housing, LGBTQ+ health information, and more.

LGBTQ+ Student F.A.Q. Sheet


Queer Resource Center (QRC):

Email:[email protected]    Phone: (860) 297-2582

EROS (Encouraging Respect of Sexualities): Trinity’s LGBTQIA+ & Ally student organization:

Email: [email protected]       Phone: (860) 297-2582

Counseling and Wellness Center: 135 Allen Place

Services include:

  • General counseling therapy and psychiatric care
  • Mental health crisis support
  • Eating disorder support
  • Addiction support
  • Affirming Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity support
  • HRT referrals and other Trans health surgical support letters.

Health Center: Summit St.

Email: [email protected]    Phone: (860) 297-2020
Services Include:

  • General sick care/ primary care
  • STD/STI testing
  • Free LGBTQ+ Inclusive Safe Sex items
  • HRT/ ENDO Referrals
  • Assistance with HRT injections -by appointment

Trans/Nonbinary Student-Athletes:

Trinity College Athletics competes within the New England Small Collegiate Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and is subject to the protocols and eligibility requirements of this conference for competing student-athletes.

Transgender and nonbinary student-athletes are a welcome and valuable part of the athletic community across the NESCAC institutions.  If you are a transgender or nonbinary athlete please review the NESCAC Transgender Student-Athlete resource guide and the NESCAC Transgender Student-Athlete Participation Policy.

NESCAC Transgender Student-Athlete Participation Policy

NESCAC Transgender Student-Athlete and Athletics Department Resource and Information Guide

To compete on NESCAC teams there are some disclosures of transitional status that are necessary to determine eligibility for Men’s and/or Women’s designated teams and certain guidelines for those using HRT substances. Trinity Athletics is here to help you understand and navigate your requirements to successfully compete. If you are considering joining a Trinity athletics team please review these NESCAC documents below to better understand this process and what is required. At Trinity College Kristen Noone the Associate Athletic Director and Rachel Rank the Athletics Coordinator of Compliance and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will assist you with your eligibility guidelines.


Trevor Project:

The Trevor Project offers a 24/7 hotline for those LGBTQ+ individuals who are struggling with mental health crisis, suicide ideation and self-harm. Website:

Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective (HGLHC):

1841 BROAD ST. Hartford (Behind the Trinity Hockey Rink)

Provides medical and sexual health services, dental services, support groups, and health education for LGBTQ+ individuals.

The HGLHC provides 2 community building and peer support spaces for certain affinity groups within the LGBTQ+ community. See more info about the MPowerment Men’s Group and TransMasc Space below.

These meet at the HGLHC in the building behind the Trinity Hockey Rink. (A very short walk across the street from the Queer Resource Center!) Trinity students are welcome for services and support group participation.


MPowerment is a social and educational group for men who love men ages 18-35. Meet other gay and bi guys, learn about sexual health, and plan fun social activities.  We’ve been running MPowerment at HGLHC since 2008. We generally meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7pm. Email [email protected] for more info.

TransMasc Hangout Space:

Meets every 1st Tuesday of the Month at 7pm *Free snacks and chest binders in assorted sizes are always available. For info email:  [email protected]

Planned Parenthood of New England ( Hartford/West Hartford):

Offers LGBTQ+ inclusive health, gynecological, and sexual health care, STD/STI testing, Transgender Health care, and HRT consultations and prescriptions via informed consent model (North Hartford Branch only)


Assistance with Legal Name changes:

The CT Trans ID Project – Free pro bono Trans community assistance with all aspects of legal name changes for State and Federal Documents. Learn more at

Additional Resources:

  • Transgender Care Listings: Allows individuals to search for various types of care providers and their locations.