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Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

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. 

LGBT+ Inclusivity in Physics and Astronomy: A Best Practice Guide

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.

OUTLaw
WVU Law's organization for LGBT individuals & allies dedicated to fostering open communication and networking ,and to educate on gay rights issues.

SHAPE

Medical Student organization addressing the unique concerns of the LGBTQA community from the perspectives of both LGBTQA physicians and patients.

Spectrum

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.

True Colors Community

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.

WELLWVU

Contact the Carruth Center for referrals, to schedule an appointment, or in times of crisis

WVU Commission for LGBTQ Equity
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, and staff. 

WVU Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Works to recruit diverse faculty/staff/students to improve the campus’ climate in terms of diversity.

WVU LGBTQ Alumni Group

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

WVU Student Government Association (SGA)

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 key stakeholders.