Basic Information

We all have to start somewhere with learning, so why not start at some of the basics.

Please explore the links below for some information about the LGBTQ+ community. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the LGBTQ+ Center for more information.  Please consider signing up for an official Safe Space Ally Training, which is presented through the Training Lab of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in collaboration with the LGBTQ+ Center.

Terminology List

Basic LGBTQ+ vocabulary can be hard to understand and all around confusing. The Center has created this list to help individuals understand some of the basic terminology as well as to help you expand on some terminology that you may not have known before. Please check out the terminology list by clicking the link above. 

LGBTQ+ Resources Guide

One of the LGBTQ+ Center's informational brochures compiling on and off campus resources for LGBTQ+ students. A downloadable version of the guide is available. Please click the link above to access the Guide.  

Asexuality/Aromantic Resource Guide

 An informational brochure introducing the basics of asexuality and aromanticism.

Rights in Ohio

This link provides a quick reference to some of the rights (or lack or rights) provided to LGBTQ+ people living in the State of Ohio.

LGBTQ+ Student Center Library

The LGBTQ+ Center has a library of LGBQ+ related literature and movies. The library is free and open to everyone; please visit the Center to read or borrow books and movies. The Center is always in search of more literature and films so please consider donating these resources to the Center, if you are able. The link above will provide a list of books available in the Center.