Ally Network

The purpose of the IU South Bend Campus Ally Network (CAN) is to help visibly affirm and support IU South Bend students, staff, faculty, administrators and alumni regardless of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Ally Training

IU South Bend—CAN provides training for individuals who are interested in becoming trained allies and joining the campus-wide network. The training curriculum includes information about terminology, campus resources and policies, identity development, the role of an ally, and other topics relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals. The training combines direct instruction with opportunities for active participation.


The TREVOR Project

The Trevor Helpline is the only national crisis and suicide prevention helpline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. The Helpline is a free and confidential service that offers hope and someone to talk to, 24/7. Trained counselors listen and understand without judgment.

Phone | 866-4-U-TREVOR

Joseph A. Campbell

Assistant Professor of Education
Counseling and Human Services
(574) 520-4431

April Lidinsky

Director, Women's and Gender Studies; and Associate Professor of Women's Studies
(574) 520-4528

Sara Sage | Co-Founder
Linda Young | Co-Founder