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Buff Allies

About Us

Buff Allies Logo with rainbow
Buff Allies is a group of staff, faculty, and students who are committed to creating a safe campus for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) members of the WTAMU community . Allies will have a Buff Allies or Buff Allies Safe Zone sticker on their offices to designate areas of support, where students can feel safe asking questions, seeking resources, or just hanging out.

Allies welcome those who have questions but don’t know who or how to ask. Friends, family, and potential allies are invited to seek out a Buff Ally for a safe place to ask questions or seek resources.

Buff Allies is a grassroots effort with support of the WTAMU administration. Together with Spectrum, the gay-straight alliance student group, we are committed to creating a discrimination-free campus for all, including our LGBTQIA friends and family.

If you are interested in becoming a Buff Ally and/or becoming Safe Zone trained, you can contact Spectrum faculty sponsors, Kris Drumheller at 651-2816 or kdrumheller@wtamu.edu, or Anand Commissiong at 651-2471 or acommissiong@wtamu.edu.

Facebook: facebook.com/BuffAllies


Fine Arts and Humanities and Sports and
Exercise Science, December 2014 Graduation

Buff Allies summer graduates with rainbow stoles

August 2014 Graduation

buff allies members in rainbow stoles

Sports and Exercise Science, Communication Disorders, and Engineering, May 2014

COESS buff allies in rainbow stoles at May 2014 graduation

College of Education and Social Sciences (and Dr. Hansen), May 2014

College of FAH buff allies at May 2014 graduation in rainbow stoles

College of Fine Arts and Humanities (and Alice and Dr. Castillo)
May 2014

Buff ally students and FAH in rainbow stoles at May 2014 graduation

Buff Ally Students and College of Fine Arts and Humanities, May 2014