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
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
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.
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.
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:
Want to express your artistic side in the sprit of the season? Join us for pumpkin
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.
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.