LGBTA Committee

The university's LGBTA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies) Committee is a group of senior administrators, faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students who are committed to creating a safe and comfortable environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied people at Case Western Reserve University.

As a coordinating body, the committee unites representatives of the university's various LGBT organizations, key departments and its eight schools. It meets several times during the academic year; meetings are open to all.

For more information about the committee, please contact

Committee Mission Statement

The purpose of the LGBTA committee and website is to serve as a focus for matters of concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons across the University by providing welcoming, visible, and tangible support; to promote opportunities that increase awareness of LGBT issues and concerns such as discrimination and harassment; to increase LGBT understanding and cultural awareness; to help ensure that University programs and services are inclusive and supportive of LGBT issues, perspectives, and concerns; to provide access to "safe" places, people, and forums for confidential discussion, support, and resource information; and to conduct studies as needed to address these concerns.