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All Are Welcome #YouAreOHIO

Our LGBT Center cultivates safe and civil university and community environments that affirm diverse forms of sexuality, gender identity and expression, and queerness. Contributing to OHIO’s pathway to national leadership in inclusive excellence, we strive to be an exceptionally caring, educational, and inclusive LGBT Center. Our programming, resources, educational opportunities, and community outreach efforts focus on the unique academic, cultural, and social needs of LGBTQ+ students as well asOHIO staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the wider community. In collaboration with academic, co-curricular, and community-based partners, we support LGBTQ+ learning, engagement, access, and retention. Through trainings, presentations, strategic communications, social gatherings, and other initiatives, we highlight networks of support for LGBTQ+ individuals, on and off campus. We serve and celebrate people of all genders, orientations, and expressions of identity by helping them find productive ways to navigate intersections of diverse identities, experiences, and perspectives.

  • SafeZone and Other Presentations

    SafeZone is a training program open to ALL students, staff, faculty, and community members. The goal of this program is to raise awareness about the dynamics of gender and sexual orientation while exploring different ways to embody inclusive allyship for people of all orientations, genders, sexualities, identities, and levels of being out.  In addition to our basic SafeZone, the center offers a variety of trainings and interactive lectures engaging the spectrum of sexual and gender diversities as well "customizing" presentations to meet the needs of a group, class, and/or organization.  Center staff are happy to facilitate a variety of trainings and/or guest lectures on and off campus. 

    More about SafeZone and Other Presentations
  • Prounouns Matter

    We are mindful that navigating the world of gender-inclusive and gender-neutral language can be confusing, especially around pronouns. The OHIO Registrar’s Office created a FAQ guide explaining the university’s name and pronoun policy for students as well as other details regarding this effort.

    Learn more about Pronouns
  • LGBT Newsletter

    Our newsletter is one of the ways to keep up with rainbow awesome happenings on and off campus.  We promote events the center is directly involved with and events that we think folks might be interested in.  If you would like us to include an event, email the information to lgbt@ohio.edu

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Our Upcoming Events

Friday, December 13
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 19
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Friday, December 20
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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