Some extra support.

The Qube offers discussion-based affinity groups that meet a wide variety of needs for different populations on a weekly and/or bi-weekly basis.


All groups are drop-in/drop-out with no prior need for registering or signing up, and you may join or leave as you please. All groups are also confidential and feature competent facilitators who can ensure support and guide meaningful discussion and conversation.

Scroll below to see the groups that we offer.

Open Door

Open Door is a discussion and support group for LGBTQIA+ students of any background or identity. This group is the first The Qube and LGBTQIA+ Program Office offered, and serves as a broad opportunity to discuss the wide variety of issues and experiences that affect the LGBTQIA+ community.

Open Door is facilitated by a graduate student in the UW-Stout Marriage and Family Therapy program.


Open Door meets virtually on Mondays from 5 to 6:30pm. Check out our events page for a full listing of meeting times and the join link.

LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Support

Our LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Support group is an affinity space for queer folks navigating life with mental illness. If you are queer and struggle with your mental health, you are not alone. Meet other folks with similar experiences who understand what you are going through and discuss strategies to help you cope.

LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Support is facilitated by a graduate student in the UW-Stout Clinical Mental Health program.


LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Support meets virtually on Thursdays from 6 to 7pm. Check out our events page for a full listing of meeting times and the join link.

Looking for more ways to connect? Join an affinity channel on our Discord.

Our Discord server has channels set up around shared identities (Trans/Nonbinary, Middle Sexualities, QTPOC, and more).

Join us on Discord