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Increasing visibility, awareness, and advocacy.

The mission of LGBTQA+ Student Initiatives cultivates a welcoming, inclusive campus environment for LGBTQA+ students, faculty, and staff through programs and services that promote education, advocacy, and awareness of LGBTQA+ issues and identities. We are committed to offering programs and services to increase visibility, awareness, and advocacy for the LGBTQA+ students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Northern Kentucky University.

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Important Dates

  • October: LGBTQ History Month
  • November 15-19: Transgender Awareness Week
  • November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • December 1: World AIDS Day
  • January 17: MLK Day of Service (with NKY Pride Center)
  • 2nd Week in April: LGBTQ Pride Week

 

Resources

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Get Involved

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LGBTQ History Month

LGBTQ History Month

LGBTQ History Month is held each year in October and focuses on the history of LGBTQA+ people and their experiences in the United States.

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LGBTQ Pride Week Parade

LGBTQ Pride Week

Pride Week is a time to celebrate all LGBTQA+ students, staff, faculty, and alumni, recognizing their unique and indelible contributions to the NKU community.

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Student Organizations

NKU is home to many student led, student supported LGBTQA+ organizations. Find meeting times and upcoming events on the Student Organizations page.

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LGBTQA+ Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors aid the LGBTQA+ Student Initiatives office with the development of programs and initiatives intended to better the campus climate for LGBTQA+ students, faculty, and staff.

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Faculty/Staff

LGBTQA+ Student Initiatives vales and supports our LGBTQA+ faculty and staff at NKU. Everyone is welcome to join SAFE.

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An exceptional university for LGBTQA+ Students

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NKU has earned 5/5 stars on the Campus Pride Index

The Campus Pride Index is the leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer, more LGBTQA+ friendly learning environments at colleges and universities.

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