UWM has more veterans than any other four-year school in the six state region. The LGBTQ+ Resource Center proudly promotes and educates others about the strengths and experiences individuals with military experiences or veteran status bring to the UWM campus.
The VA has committed to its LGBTQ+ veterans in recent years, including expanded diversity policies and trans-inclusive healthcare.
Read more about the VA’s LGBT Program.
Read the VA Health Administration transgender directive.
Veterans for Diversity is a Wisconsin-based group of volunteers, both military and civilian dedicated to the helping and healing of LGBTQ+ veterans through healing retreats and supplemental scholarships. Their Healing Warrior Hearts retreats are free for veterans. For more information, visit their website.
TAVA provides information and resources for transgender veterans, including a guide to getting your DD-214 updated after a legal name change. Their website is at transveteran.org.