Case Western Reserve University consistently ranks among the nation's top universities in such publications as U.S. News & World Report. It is also one of the most gay-friendly campuses in the country, regularly scoring high marks on the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index and in The Advocate's College Guide. In 2013 Case Western Reserve was ranked by the Huffington Post as one of the top 25 LGBT friendly colleges in the country. The LGBT Center also conducts Safe Zone training for students faculty and staff. For more information about Safe Zone, visit the Safe Zone page, and to register for a Safe Zone visit our register page.
Applications are now open for the Douglas W. Nock Endowment Scholarship! The purpose of The Douglas W. Nock Endowment Scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students or admitted high school graduates who have advanced the mission of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community at Case Western Reserve University or as a high school student in their community. For more information check out our scholarship page.
Sign up now for Lavender Graduation! Lavender Graduation is an annual celebration that takes place on numerous campuses across the country. CWRU celebrates its fifth annual Lavender Graduation this year. The event seeks to honor and applaud the graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual & allied students by formally recognizing and celebrating their experiences, contributions, and accomplishments during their time at CWRU. It is a time for friends, family, faculty, staff, and alumni to support and celebrate the graduates as important contributing members of the CWRU campus community.
Relatable is the LGBT Center's newest conversation group this spring! Relatable is a confidential conversation group on dating, commitment, media representation, and the modern relationship across all spectrums of sexuality, gender, age, race, and all other aspects of personal identity. Anyone regardless of orientation or identity is encouraged to attend! The meetings will be in Meeting Room C of Thwing at 6pm on February 11th, March 4th, and April 8th.
Join us in the LGBT Center every Monday at 6pm to discuss a wide range of topics about LGBT life.
Gender Identity: March 17th, April 14th
Guys Like Us: February 24th, March 31st
Girls Like Us: March 3rd, April 7th
Asexuality: February 17th, March 24th
"We value the contributions of every student, staff and faculty member, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, political persuasion, sexual orientation or gender identity."
—President Barbara Snyder
Read President Snyder's full
Statement on LGBT Issues and Concerns