Queer STEM History, Highlights, and Resources

This page is updated often. If you have something to share, please send it to adane@wesleyan.edu.

Click here for all posts tagged Queer on the blog.

Within the Wesleyan Community

Wesleyan is a proud partner of Middletown PrideFEST! Visit their webpage for events and details.

Senator Richard Blumenthal joined Wesleyan’s group at the fourth annual Middletown PrideFEST on June 4, 2022. Photo: Olivia Drake 

Queer Resources at Wesleyan

Organizations and Resources

Queer Scientists Spotlight

LGBTQ+ chemists you should know about

These historic scientists influenced agriculture, 3D printing, inorganic chemistry, and more

from Chemical & Engineering News

LGBTQ+ scientists in history

LGBTQ+ scientists in history presented by ASBMB

from American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


LGBTQ+ Scientists: A Legacy of Impact

from Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Be the Change

“LGBQ college students are 7% less likely than heterosexuals to persist in STEM after 4 years versus switching to a non-STEM field.”

— Brian Hughes (Science Advances 2018)