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The Alliance Now Accepting Applications for its 2014 Scholarship

May 1, 2014

The Alliance is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for this year's $1,000 Scholarship. Applications in your choice of either Word or PDF form are available below and should be submitted to the UAB Office of Financial Aid no later than July 31st, 2014. Contact information for the Office of Financial Aid is listed on the application.

All applicants will be evaluated on the totality of their situation, academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community, demonstrated leadership skills, and present and future goals. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LBGTQ) community.

State & Union: Lesbian Families in the Deep South

May 13, 2014

UAB employees, present and former, have participated in producing a feature length documentary following the lives of several lesbian families in Alabama, telling their stories of pain, perseverance, strength and humor.

State and Union DocumentaryState & Union: Lesbian Families in the Deep South

View the trailer and learn how you can help.

Dr. Ray Watts to Present Scholarship Award

May 13, 2014

Dr. Ray L. Watts, President of UAB, has very graciously agreed to present the 2014 Scholarship Award to this year's recipient at our annual Scholarship Reception. This will be his second year for presenting the award. The Scholarship Reception has tentatively been set for the late afternoon of Wednesday, August 20th. Mark your calendars now!

Dr. Ray L. Watts Presented 2013's Scholarship Award

June 13, 2013

UAB President Ray L. Watts, M.D. presented the 2013 Scholarship Award to this year's recipient, Stephanie G. Perry, at our third annual scholarship reception. During his remarks, Dr. Watts spoke emphatically on the importance of diversity and equal treatment for all to the success of UAB.

The Alliance for LGBT Equality is deeply grateful to Dr. Watts, to the UAB Safe Zone Program, to the UAB Development Office, and to Student Accounting, each of whom played a role in helping to make this event possible.

What is The Alliance?

The Alliance is an employee-resource group of The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the UAB Health System (UABHS), the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF), and the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. It exists to provide advocacy, support, and networking for faculty and staff members of UAB's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allies (LGBTQA) community. Membership is open to all. . . more

Upcoming Alliance Events

Alliance Membership Meetings

Note: All meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month, Noon-1:00 PM, unless otherwise indicated.
For further information, please contact us at alliance@uab.edu.
Tuesday, August 19th, Noon-1:00 PM
Thursday, September 11th, Noon-1:00 PM
Thursday, October 9th, Noon-1:00 PM
Thursday, November 13th, Noon-1:00 PM
808 South Bistro in the DoubleTree Hotel, on the SW corner of University Blvd. and 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35294
All UAB Employees and Retirees are welcome.
If you don't see us, please ask for the Alliance at the front desk.
Free parking is available to restaurant patrons in the DoubleTree's parking deck next to the hotel on 20th Street.