LGBTQ Initiatives

The Center for Belonging and Social Change’s LGBTQ Initiatives supports and advocates for the unique academic and social needs of students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and any others with a minoritized sexual orientation, romantic orientation, or gender identity (LGBTQIA+) across Ohio State.

We nurture reflective thought and provide a welcoming and inclusive space for all members of campus to explore issues related to sexual and gender identity, learn more about LGBTQIA+ communities, and engage students in meaningful experiences that promote allyship and inclusion.

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For additional information about programs services, please contact Ari Grubaugh.

 Signature Events

Get Connected

Note: The following groups are not an appropriate forum to fulfill class requirements for projects, papers, or other assignments. To find a program that could work for a class assignment, check out our calendar for anything that has a title followed by “DICE.”

Education and Training

All LGBTQ workshops are eligible for DICE program credit.

For more information, check out the Identity Based Workshops page. To request a workshop, please email Ari Grubaugh at


The LGBTQ at OSU website ( is Ohio State’s one-stop resource for LGBTQ+ Buckeyes and allies. Resources include: