The Rainbow Lounge is open. LBGTQ+ Services will be running programs throughout the year.  All students do have extended tap access to use the space as long as Walker doors are open. Come on in!

Keep up to date and follow us on social media not only for events, but for our resources, workshops, partner events, and more. We post several times a week!



Library Resource

We have an online library to see all our books! Click Here.  You can check them out in person when you visit the Rainbow Lounge.


LBGTQ+ Services Programs

LBGTQ+ Services has a wealth of programs. Below you'll find our current list of programs that change every month. If you're interested in learning more about our programs for incoming students, annual events, reoccuring programs, and our Rainbow Compass Mentorship program then please go to our history of LBGTQ+ Services Programs Page here.

Transitioning in the Workplace Panel

Description: Join us as we hold a conversation as a community as we listen to community members share stories and insight on transitioning in the workplace.  
  • Location: Rainbow Lounge 50-250/Hybrid 
  • Date: Wednesday, November 30th  
  • Time:  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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World AIDS Day 

Description: In parternship with the Black Student Union (BSU), MIT Pleasure, and Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) join us in the Rainbow Lounge as we screen "Life Support" Rated TVMA (L). Rescources on HIV/AIDS will be provided as well as food.  
  • Location: Rainbow Lounge 50-250 
  • Date: Thursday, December 1st  
  • Time:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Recurring Events

Regular events are our programs that happen can happen as pop up events, regualar weekly events, or bi-monthly that are put on by our LBGTQ+ Graduate Assistants and Rainbow Lounge Student Workers. Please note that regularly scheduled events are on pause for the month of May. Stay tuned for email updates in the coming weeks.

Friday Movie Nights

Once to twice a month LBGTQ+ services screens movies for the community. Enjoy popcorn in the Rainbow Lounge with friends

Friday Movie Nights: I'M a Cheerleader! 

Description: Megan (Natasha Lyonne) considers herself a typical American girl. She excels in school and cheerleading, and she has a handsome football-playing boyfriend, even though she isn't that crazy about him. So she's stunned when her parents decide she's gay and send her to True Directions
  • Location: Rainbow Lounge 50-250 
  • Date:  Friday, November 4th
  • Time:  5:00 – 7:00 pm
Queer Talk

A once a month conversation led by the Rainbow Lounge that enages LBGTQ+ students in topics and issues impacting the community. LBGTQ+ students engage in dialogue and learn from each other as they explore controversial topics and leave with tips and tools on how to take action. 

Family Dinner

Join us in the Rainbow Lounge once a month for a Queer good time focused on being in community while we enjoy food.

Description: Bring your friends, jam out to music, and eat some food as a community at out family dinner. 

  • Location: Rainbow Lounge 50-250
  • Date: Tuesday, Dec 6th
  • Time:  6:00 – 7:00 pm