LGBTQ+ Resources Guide

This page is a resource for all your LGBTQ+ needs on and off campus! 

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Academic Resources
LGBTQ Student Organizations at Kent State

PRIDE!Kent:
Group for LGBTQ+ students and allies
Governance Chambers, Kent Student Center, Room 237 | Facebook

Threads:
Group for LGBTQ+ students of color
kentthreads@gmail.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Trans*Fusion:
Group for trans-identifying students and allies
Kent Student Center, Room 322 | Facebook

National Gay Pilots Association
Group for LGBTQ+ Aviators | Website

All-In(clusive) Theatre:
Group for LGBTQ+ recognition in theatre | Facebook

QGrad:
Volunteer and social club for LGBTQ+ grads | Facebook

Fusion Magazine:
Kent State’s LGBTQ+ Magazine | Website

 

Kent State Services

University Health Services:
Main: 330-672-2322 | Women’s Clinic: 330-672-8264 | Counseling and Psychological Services: 330-672-2487
DeWeese Health Center | 1500 Eastway Dr, Kent, OH | Website

325 White Hall:
Counseling Center | 330-672-2208

176 Kent Hall:
Psychological Clinic: 330-672-2372

Women’s Center:
William House | 1200 Main St, Kent, OH | 330-672-9230 | Website

Sexual & Relationship Violence Support Services (SRVSS)
William House | 1200 Main St, Kent, OH | 330-672-8016 | Website

Student Multicultural Center:
Kent Student Center, Office 206 | 330-672-2560 | Website

Office of Student Conduct:
595 Senhauser Dr, Kent, OH 44242 | 330-672-4054 | Website

Student Ombuds:
Division of Student Affairs | 250 Kent Student Center, Kent, OH 44242
330-672-9494 | Website

Student Financial Aid:
One Stop for Student Services | 1st Floor, University Library (Kent Campus) Kent, OH 44242
330-672-6000

Office of Compliance, Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action | Title VII and Title IX:
Heer Hall, 635 Loop Road | 330-672-2038 | Website

Quest Mentorship Program:
Connects LGBTQ+ students with LGBTQ+ and ally mentors
Website

 

Resources Near Campus

Planned Parenthood:
138 E. Main St, Kent, OH 44240 | Located on the 2nd Floor
330-678-8011 | Website

Townhall II:
Main Number: 300-678-3006 | 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 300-678-HELP
155 North Water St, Kent OH 44240 | Website

CANAPI (Akron Pride Initiative):
759 W. Market St (1st Floor), Akron, OH 44303 | 330-252-1559 | Website

The LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland:
6705 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102 | 216-651-5428 | Website

MetroHealth Pride Clinic:
Thomas F. McCafferty Health Center | 4242 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113
Schedule an appointment: 216-957-4905 | Website

National Gay and Lesbian Hotline: 1-888-843-4564

The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386

National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8355

Open and Affirming Religious Organizations

Christ Episcopal Church:
118 S. Mantua St, Kent, OH 44240 | 330-673-4604 | Website

Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent:
228 Gouglar Ave, Kent, OH 44240 | 330-673-4247 | Website

United Church of Christ:
1400 E. Main St, Kent, OH 44240 | 330-673-9534 | Website

Hillel Kent State/Cohn Jewish Student Center:
613 E. Summit St, Kent, OH 44240 | 330-678-0397 | Website

Silver Lake United Church of Christ:
2951 Kent Road, Silver Lake, OH 44224 | 330-928-2991 | Website

Kent Friends Meeting (Quaker):
UCM Lounge at the United Methodist Church | 1435 E. Main St, Kent, Oh 44240
330-928-3041 | Website

United Christian Ministries at Kent State:
1435 East Main St, Kent, OH 44240 | 300-673-5687 | Website

Support Groups

TransAlive Support Group:
4th Tuesday of Every Month, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fairlawn West  UCC | 2095 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44313

PFLAG Kent Chapter:
First Tuesday of the Month, 6 p.m. | Kent United Church of Christ | 1400 E. Main St, Kent

PFLAG Cleveland Chapter:
Trinity Cathedral | 2230 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115
216-220-7030 | pflagcleveland.org

PFLAG Akron Chapter:
3rd Thursday of Every Month, 7 p.m. | www.pflagakron.com
1st Congregational Church of Akron | 292 E. Market St, Akron, OH 44308

Akron A.A. Intergroup:
St. John’s Episcopal Church | 2220 2nd St, Cuyahoga Falls
330-253-8181 | akronaa.org | *find online/other in-person meetings on the website

Kent Living Sober A.A. LGBT Discussion:
Sundays of Every Month, 7:30 p.m.
United Universalist Church of Kent | 228 Gougler Ave, Kent, OH 44240

Lambda Study Group:
Wednesdays of Every Month, 7:30 p.m.
Fairlawn West United Church of Christ | 2095 W. Market St, Akron, OH 44313