Women's and Gender Studies examines the contributions, perspectives, experiences,
roles, and status of individuals within a historical and multicultural framework.
Students are encouraged to explore female behavior and the realities of women's
lives, and toe examine how femininity and masculinity are socially and culturally
molded rather than determined by biology alone.
The second edition of a Best Practices Guide is for academic departments and
other institutions striving to create more inclusive environments for physicists
and astronomers in the LGBT+ community. Their recommendations incorporate
new research since the original, 2014 edition, and are designed for anyone who
wishes to become aware of -- and help mitigate -- the extra burdens that face
members of the LGBT+ community in the physical sciences.
WVU Law's organization for LGBT individuals & allies dedicated to fostering
open communication and networking ,and to educate on gay rights issues.
Medical Student organization addressing the unique concerns of the LGBTQA community
from the perspectives of both LGBTQA physicians and patients.
WVU student organization for gender & sexual diversity. Supports LGBTQ students
and allies by providing community, social support, programming, and opportunities
to participate in campus/ community activism.
The True Colors Community was created to provide students an opportunity to live
in an environment where they can live in the same room with any student regardless
of sex, gender, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation.
Contact the Carruth Center for referrals, to schedule an appointment, or in times
Serenity Place, 648 Price Street, P.O. Box 6706, Morgantown, WV 26505.
Immediate help can be found 24/7 by calling 1-844-HELP4WV.
Please contact Cathy Yura, Director at 304-293-2547 or cathy.yura.mail.wvu.edu.
The LGBTQ Commission seeks to assess and improve the climate for diversity, equity
and inclusion within the WVU community by highlighting the contributions and
concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students, faculty,
Works to recruit diverse faculty/staff/students to improve the campus’ climate in
terms of diversity.
To promote, by organized effort, the interests and welfare of WVU; to encourage closer
fellowship among LGBTQ, and allied alumni, former students, and friends of WVU
To serve students, West Virginia University, and the State of West Virginia by promoting
inclusion, creating a campus that can accommodate everyone, actively engaging all
55 counties in West Virginia, supporting economic development, enhancing environmental
stewardship, participating in meaningful community service, fostering healthy lifestyles,
and developing innovative partnerships with students, faculty, staff and other
Helpful information and tips for navigating campus, community and national LGBTQ+ resources.