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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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Black History Month

Join us in February to celebrate the many accomplishments and contributions of African Americans at the LGBTQ+ Movement and beyond.

Womxn's History Month

March is Womxn's History Month, a moment to celebrate the vital role of womxn in our lives, past and future.

Spring Coopers Rock Excursion

Get your hiking boots and spirit of adventure to embark on this pleasant walk through nature.

Welcome Back Mixer

Join the LGBTQ+ Center in August at our Center, the Maple House, 724 College Ave. for an evening of welcoming new and returning students, building community, and learning more about the LGBTQ+ Center’s programs and resources over appetizers and beverages—open to all new and returning students, faculty and staff!

LGBTQ+ Latinx Month

Join the LGBTQ+ Center in celebrating LatinX and Hispanic identities during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15). During the month, we are hosting a LatinX Film & Discussion Series about the intersection of LatinX, Hispanic and LGBTQ+ Identities.

Fall Coopers Rock Excursion

Get your hiking boots and spirit of adventure to embark on this pleasant walk through nature.

LGBTQ+ History Month

October - The LGBTQ History Month is time of observance for gay rights and related civil rights movements throughout history. We feature documentary screenings, discussions, and we partner with many groups on campus to celebrate LGBTQ+ history.

National Coming Out Day

October 11th, annually.

Arts Walk

We are always excited to collaborate with this university-wide initiative and showcase amazing talent and creativity.

Friendsgiving & Trans Day of Remembrance

2020 Friendsgiving & Transgender Day of Remembrance

Join the LGBTQ+ Center for these two events on Monday, November 16th:

In-person (10am - 2pm): Stop by our pop-up site across the street from the Mountainlair to receive a mini-pie and a rainbow mask! You will also have the opportunity to sign a holiday card for incarcerated LGBTQ+ folks.

Via Zoom (4:00 - 5:30pm): Join us for a social get-together. We will take a moment to honor the memory of our transgender friends. This will also be an opportunity to express gratitude for friendship and the many things that makes us smile. Feel free to show off your new rainbow mask and the pie you picked up earlier (if there is any left)!

RSVP by Friday, Nov. 13, 4:00 PM at

All are welcome: members, allies, students, faculty, staff, alumni and community.

Black & Pink Holiday Card Party

Join us to fill out holiday cards for incarcerated LGBTQ+ people - Monday, Nov. 16th, 10 AM - 2PM, across the street from the Mountainlair.

World AIDS Day

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

December for Caritas

This December, the LGBTQ+ Center is collecting donations of personal hygiene and home cleaning supplies for the pantry at Caritas House - a local non-profit organization providing support, assistance and services to West Virginians in 22 counties impacted by HIV/AIDs, homelessness, and those recovering fro substance abuse. Please drop off any donations at the LGBTQ+ Center.

Registration for 2021 Lavender Graduation

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