Resources

LGBTQ Terms

LGBTQ Terms Glossary : a list of general LGBTQ terms and what they mean

The Bi+ Umbrella : an explanation of the bi umbrella (bi, bicurious, pan, queer, etc)

The Ace Spectrum : an explanation of the ace spectrum (ace, grayace, demi, etc)

Pronouns : all about pronouns

On-campus

BART : report an incident of bias

Gender Inclusive Housing

Gender Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

OSU LGBTQ student organizations full list (updated 2014)

Counseling and Consultation Services' LGBTQ groups

General LGBTQ resource guide posted by the MCC

Student Advocacy

Free HIV/STI Testing : every Tuesday at the Multicultural Center in the Ohio Union

Off-campus

Stonewall Columbus : Columbus' main LGBTQ community center, offers many services and programs

BRAVO Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization

Columbus Urban Pride : LGBTQ Organization for People of Color

AIDS Resource Center

Kaleidoscope Youth Center : for Ohio LGBTQ Youth under 21

TransOhio : an organization that serves the Ohio Trans community

Lavender Listings : Central Ohio's LGBTQ business directory

Bi Local : Columbus specific Bi+ group

Out of the Closet thrift store : a LGBTQ-friendly thrift store with free HIV testing and on-site pharmacy

Equality Ohio

LGBTQ-friendly places of worship

Hotlines

Trans Lifeline : 877-565-8860

Trevor Project : 1-866-488-7386

LGBT National Youth Talk : 1-800-246-7743

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline : 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text-line : Text "START" to 741-741

Events

Columbus Pride : June 17-19, 2016

Femme Fest : Sept. 3-6, 2015

MCC Queer Family Holigay Dinner : December 13, 2015

Updated 9/8/2015