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Welcome to MSU's LGBTQ+ Student Group, F.L.A.R.E.!

We hope to serve all our LGBTQ+ identified and supporting students, faculty, staff, and community members in every way we can through advocacy, social events, initiatives, and more. 

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Portal Information


Our mission is to promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity at the university for the LGBTQ+ community and other marginalized communities through programs and events. We provide students with a welcoming environment in which they can be themselves, and people from all spectrums of the LGBTQ+ community feel comfortable.



Selection Process/Membership Requirements

Please list information about the organizations selection process and include membership requirements if applicable.

Any Mississippi State University student, faculty, staff, alumnus, or Starkville community member who identifies as part of or an ally of the LGBTQ+ Community may be a member of F.L.A.R.E. Active membership shall be composed of faculty, staff and students. Inactive members shall be composed of alumni and honorary members, however these members will not be able to vote.

Officer #1 Position Title


Officer #1 Name

Sam Calvert

Officer #1 Email
Officer #2 Position Title


Officer #2 Name

Ayssa Moncrief

Officer #2 Email
Advisor Name

Kei Mamiya

Advisor Title

Program Coordinator, Holmes Cultural Diversity Center


Please upload your organization's constitution.

What types of events do you hold?

(For example: social, service, brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership, physical/fitness, etc.)

We hold social gatherings where people of all walks of life can communicate and form bonds for future projects as well as put together awareness and education events to create a better understanding of LGBTQ+ related issues on campus and within the community.