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We are ranked one of the best universities for LGBTQA student life in Kentucky.

NKU has earned 5/5 stars on the Campus Pride Index, the leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer, more LGBTQ-friendly learning environments at colleges and universities. Learn more here.

LGBTQ+ History Month Events

Kickoff to LGBTQ History Month Pop Up Drag Show & Resource Fair
Oct 4; 11:30a-1:30p; Oakley & Eva G. Farris Amphitheater

Grab your lunch and join us on the plaza as we kick off LGBTQ Hisotyr Month with a drag show (Show starts at 11:45am) and resource fair, featuring community and campus organizations.

LGBTQA+ 101 / Allyship Workshop for Current NKU Students
Oct 5; 12:00p-1:30p;

Allied Zone Training
Oct 5; 2:00p-4:30p; Registration required (email LGBTQA+)

LGBTQA+ 101 / Allyship Workshop for Current NKU Students
Oct 6; 1:00p-2:30p;

German-American Day Lecture
Oct 6; 3:30p-4:30p; Mathematics, Education, & Psychology Center 120

"From Criminal Code into the Constitution: The Emancipation of LGBTQ in German"
Guest Speaker: Axel M. Hochrein

LGBTQ History Month Keynote Speaker - Brandon Wolf
Oct 7; 6:00p; Student Union 107
Registration required. Please note that, if you are attending in person, you will still need to register via Zoom:
Keynote Speaker: Brandon Wolf

LGBTQA+ 101 / Allyship Workshop for Current NKU Students
Oct 8; 1:00p-2:30p;

International Lesbian Day
Oct 8

LGBTQA+ 101 / Allyship Workshop for Current NKU Students
Oct 11; 9:00a-10:30a;

National Coming Out Day
Oct 11; 11:00a-1:00p; Student Union Second Floor

LGBTQA+ 101 / Allyship Workshop for Current NKU Students
Oct 13; 11:00a-1:00p;

National LGBTQ Center Awareness Day & International Pronoun Day
Oct 20; 11:00a-2:00p; Student Union 309

Join us outside the Center for Student Inclusiveness for ice cream, buttons, and giveaways.

Date the Rainbow - Healthy Relationships and the Queer Community
Oct 20; 3:00p-4:30p; Student Union 109 or Zoom
Guest speaker: Key Beck from Equitas Health

LGBTQ Mental Health (LU)
Oct 21; 3:00p; Student Union 109
Facilitated by LGBTQA+ Ambassador Quinn James

LGBTQ History Month - Fall Drag Show
Oct 22; 7:00p; Student Union 107 (Doors open at 6:45p)
Emcee: Sarah Jessica Darker

Allied Zone Training
Oct 25; 9:00a-11:30a; Zoom
Registration required via Zoom:

Oct 25; 6:00p; Location TBD
Hosted by the Student Government Association

Allied Zone Training
Oct 29; 9:00a-11:30a; Registration required (Email LGBTQA+)


8th Annual LGBTQ NKU Pride Week

All programs require pre-registration and are open to NKU Faculty, Staff, and Students.

Monday, April 12, 2021

Post Your Pride!
Don your best pride gear and post a photo or a video of yourself, your pet, and/or anything that represents pride to you to Facebook and/or Instagram. Be sure to use the hashtags: #LGBTQNKU #NKUPrideWeek #NorsePride. Ten random people will be selected for a free gift!

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Changing Landscape of Identity Politics with Robyn Ochs
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join us on Zoom at the link above!

Beyond Binaries with Robyn Ochs
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us on Zoom at the link above!

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Lunch and Learn with Bonnie Meyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Queering Inclusive Excellence: A Currere Exploration of Self, Curriculum, and Creating Change as a Founding LGBTQ Director. Join Bonnie Meyer, Director of LGBTQ Programs and Services, for an hour-long lunch and learn about her research, spanning seven years as the founding director of the office.
Join us on Zoom at the link above!

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Big Queer Scavenger Hunt
12:00 PM: Rules and clues will be posted on LGBTQ P&S social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) on Thursday at noon, and the game will remain active until Friday at noon. Form teams of no more than five people to participate in person, or log in from the comfort of your home. Lots of great prizes!

Pride Jackbox Game Hour
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Join LGBTQ P&S for an hour of midday Pride Jackbox Gaming fun! Log on at 3:00 PM to win fun prizes.
Join us at the Zoom link above!

Friday, April 16, 2021

Allied Zone Workshop for Students
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: This training is for all student organizations and student org leaders. You must register in advance at the link above.
Pre-register and join us on Zoom at the link above!


LGBTQ History Event Links

Queer Performance Q&A with The LeCamerons

Oct. 6, 2020; 7:00pm - 8:30pm


Lesbian Experiences at NKU

Oct. 8, 2020; 5:00pm - 6:30pm


Queer History of NKU

Oct 14, 2020; 12:00pm - 1:30pm


Come OUT and Paint with CHAD

Oct 15, 2020; 5:00pm - 7:00pm


There's No "Q" in SEX/UAL/ITY ED

Oct. 19, 2:00 - 3:30pm

Picture of Campus - links to Student Organizations

Student Organizations

NKU is home to many student led, student supported LGBTQA organizations. Click the Student Organizations link to find meeting times and upcoming events! 

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors 

Student Ambassdors aid the Office of LGBTQ Programs & Services with the development of programs and initiatives intended to better the campus climate for LGBTQA students, faculty, and staff. Click the Student Ambassadors link to learn more! 





LGBTQ Programs & Services values and supports our LGBTQA faculty & staff at NKU. Click the Faculty/Staff link to find more ways to be involved!

We'd love to meet you. 

Our office cultivates a welcoming, inclusive campus environment for LGBTQA students, faculty and staff through programs and services that promote education, advocacy, and awareness of LGBTQ issues and identities.We're located in the Student Union, Suite 309 with the African American Programs & Services, Disability Programs & Services, Latino Programs & Services Offices and Norse Violence and Prevention Center. Can't make it to our office? Sign up for our weekly newsletter here: Newsletter