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Support Group: LGBTQ+ Luncheon

This is a safe and confidential group for John Jay College LGBTQ+ identified students. Come and talk about different ways to navigate the coming out process, relationships, intersectionality, and rejection/discrimination experiences.

The group meets weekly on Tuesdays during community hour in  L.68 NB the Counseling Center conference room. Students can also attend virtually by registering HERE 


Lisa Braun is a clinical psychologist who began working at John Jay College Wellness Center in November 2021. A Long Island native, she earned her bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University, a master's degree from City College as well as a Master's and Doctor of Psychology from The Graduate Center at The City University of New York. She will provide counseling for the LGBTQ+ community, and host events in conjunction with the LGBTQ+ Resource Center where students are encouraged to embrace their individuality and explore their expression of gender and sexual orientation. Lisa lives in Manhattan with her partner and many plants which she passionately cultivates and nurtures.  Have questions? She can be reached at

Resource Center Events 


JJAY LGBTQ+ Student Clubs

Spectra logoSpectra
Spectra is an LGBTQ+ and allies student organization (club) that provides and enhances the John Jay College LGBTQ+ and ally community through social advocacy, education, and fun.

Want to become a member?

Check out and click the “Email Sign Up” button.

You can also click any of the links to get more information (ex. Join WhatsApp group chat, view Calendar of Events, etc.). Spectra also has a Virtual Club Room on Gather and an open Zoom Room (password: club)!

You can reach Spectra via-email at or any of their social media platforms listed below.

Social Media
Instagram: @jjcspectra
Twitter: @JJC_lgbtqa
TikTok: @jjcspectra

Make sure to Follow their social media platforms!

Leadership Opportunities 

CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program – The City University of New York

John Jay’s New Q’onnections Mentorship Program Empowers LGBTQ+ Students Through Support and Community