The goals and purpose of this organization are as follows:

  • To provide a supportive, safe social setting for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersexed, asexual (LGBTQQIA) persons and their straight friends and supporters, as well as any other interested parties recognized parties recognizing sexual diversity on the Southern Miss Gulf Coast campus.
  • To provide educational resources to the college and community regarding issues of gender and sexual diversity.
  • To provide a vehicle of social and political action in regards to issues of gender and sexual diversity on a local, state, national and international level.
  • To act as an ally to other organization dealing with issues pertinent to our own membership body.
  • To assist in programs that will benefit the entire gulf coast community.

Why join the Alliance?

Alliance for Equality logo

There are a number of benefits to joining the Alliance for Equality. Download this PDF Flyer for the details!

Smile for Equality

March 31st Circled

Join the Alliance for Equality and the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Student Government Association in staging a group photo in support of LGBT students, March 31 at 12:15 p.m. at the Lofty statue in the courtyard north of Hardy Hall. Golden PRIDE Awards will also be presented and a free lunch provided to participants. For more information, contact Dr. Douglas Bristol at