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Events

WVU offers many opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community to learn about LGBTQ+ histories, politic, arts, and more through our many different kinds of programming.

We collaborate with several partners on and off campus and cosponsor talks, presentations, panels, video showings and several other programs throughout the year.

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LGBTQ+ History Month Educational Modules Series

The LGBTQ+ Center invites you to our LGBTQ+ History Month Education Modules Series, occurring weekly throughout October.  Each week, the LGBTQ+ Center's Student Ambassadors will give a brief presentation on the topics listed below:
October 12, 12:00PM - Queer Representation in Media
October 20, 12:30PM - LGBTQ Milestones/ Eras
October 26, 1:00PM- International Perspectives on Gender Identity
October 29, 1:00PM - LGBTQ Protests and Leaders
October 12 Sign Up
October 20 Sign Up
October 26 Sign Up
October 29 Sign Up

Ongoing Safer Sex Trainings

The Safer-Sex Training is a 1-hour peer-education program offered by the LGBTQ+ Center in partnership with Adagio Health to provide peer-education sessions on gender/sexual health and other health-related issues, such as inclusive safe sex practices comprehensive of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Safer Sex October 18 @ 5PM
Safer Sex November 1 @ 5PM
Safer Sex November 15 @ 5PM

Together Breakfast

Every Friday from 10am-1pm we will be hosting a Together Breakfast. Come watch "Owlhouse," eat, and hang out with us! Please do register in advance so that we can plan to feed you.
Together Breakfast Sign Up

Not-So-Straight-Talk

Not-So-Straight-Talk is a space for LGBTQ+ students to meet, connect, and engage about a chosen topic.  Although conversations are facilitated by a mental health professional, this space is not intended to serve as group therapy.  RSVP preferred, but not required.  It is OK to walk in!  The topics that will be covered include:
"Let's Talk About Coming Out" October 14 Sign Up
"Surviving the Holidays" November 11
"Stress Management and Braving Finals"

Pumpkin Painting

Want to express your artistic side in the sprit of the season? Join us for pumpkin painting on Saturday, October 18 from 4-6pm. Sign up here free!

Pumpkin Painting Sign Up

LGBTQ+ Job Seekers Workshop

Join us on Wednesday, November 10, for a workshop presented by Jessie Barclay, Career Development Specialist, WVU Career Services.  This Zoom session will cover resume drafting, navigating Handshake, and special considerations for LGBTQ+ job seekers.  Advanced registration required.
LGBTQ+ Job Seekers Workshop Sign Up

Friendsgiving & Trans Day of Remembrance

These events are held annually. This year's Friendsgiving will be held on Thursday, November 18 from 5-8pm in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. More information forthcoming.

World AIDS Day

Every year we sponsor a panel of experts to talk about trends in HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Information on date and time forthcoming.