The purpose of oSTEM is to foster a campus and community environment that is safe, supportive, and informative to all students regardless of physical gender, perceived gender, sexual orientation, or any other physical or physiological attribute; As well as challenge negative stigmas against the LGBTQA community. In addition club will also offer support services and information to the NYU-SoE student body, specifically those members that identify as LGBT. The club will focus on providing information about LGBT issues in engineering and science related fields as well as general information. There is additional focus on professional development through a variety of events and other opportunities.