Programs & Events
Sexuality and Gender Inclusion
1315 Beall Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691
Over the RainboWoo
Over the RainboWoo is a welcome reception for LGBTQIA+ and Ally students. It is held during the first full week of classes during the Fall Semester.
Gender & SexualiTea
Gender & SexualiTea is a an ongoing monthly series open to the entire campus community as a dialogue around issues of sexuality, gender, and their intersections, featuring a different topic each month. All attendees can help themselves to tea and snacks.
Crafternoons are a monthly series of facilitated crafting events open to all LGBTQIA+ and ally students. These are low-pressure events, all attendees are welcome to come and go as they please. For Spring semester 2021, all Crafternoons will run 6 pm – 8 pm on the third Thursday of each month. Feb. 18th will be Blackout Poetry, March 18th will be Pencil/Paper Pinwheels, and April 15th will be Paper Stars. Materials will be available for pick up a week in advance for students studying on campus, and materials lists will be available for those studying remotely.
LGBTQIA+ History Month
LGBTQIA+ History Month is celebrated with annual month-long observances of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, along with the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. National Coming Out Day (October 11th) and the March on Washington in 1979 are commemorated in the LGBTQIA+ community during LGBTQIA+ History Month.
LGBTQIA+ Pride Week
Each spring CDI celebrates Pride Week, highlighting our LGBTQIA+ Pride Festival and other various events.
LaveLavender Celebration is an affirming ceremony that honors our graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA+) and ally students. For more information, see the Lavender Celebration Page.
Support Group Meetings
The College of Wooster offers several support groups for students with LGBTQIA+ identities, hosted on a weekly basis and follow a structured format that incorporates principles of mindfulness and acceptance-based theories.