Pride Employee Resource Group

FOCUS AND MISSION

The Pride Employee Resource Group (affectionately nicknamed the “PERG”) is composed of UK faculty and staff who identify as members and/or friends of an LGBTQ* community. The group meets regularly to celebrate shared community and communicate with one another and the institution. Supported by Institutional Diversity and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources, this group welcomes all UK employees on main campus, in UK HealthCare, and from other university satellites around the commonwealth. Explore our upcoming activities and PERG listserv below. Feel free to contact the group co-chairs with additional questions.

 

CO-CHAIRS

Lance Poston, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President of External Relations in the Office of Student Success, lance.poston@uky.edu

 

Ellen Riggle, Ph.D., Department of Gender and Women's Studies and Department of Political Science (Arts and Sciences), e.riggle@uky.edu

 

LGBTQ FACULTY AND STAFF LISTSERV

The group has created a listserv that allows members of the PERG to communicate with one another outside of our scheduled events below. This listserv is limited to currently employed faculty and staff members and is moderated by the co-chairs. To be added to this listserv please email Lance Poston (lance.poston@uky.edu) from your UK email account with the subject line Add to employee listserv. Please allow up to one regular work week for additions to be made. 

 

INSURANCE BENEFITS - MEDICAL TRANSITION SERVICES

Use this link to review the summary of Insurance Benefits related to medical transition and gender affirming services.

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

Events will resume Fall 2021

 

Past events include:

  • An ice cream social
  • Breakfast with a guest speaker
  • Fireside and coffee chats
  • Dungeons and Dragons Beginner Friendly abbreviated One-Shot
  • Family Friendly cookout