• Cleveland Pride Parade
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Case Western Reserve University consistently ranks among the nation's top universities in such publications as U.S. News & World Report. It is also one of the most gay-friendly campuses in the country, regularly scoring high marks on the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index and in The Advocate's College Guide. In 2013 Case Western Reserve was ranked by the Huffington Post as one of the top 25 LGBT friendly colleges in the country. The LGBT Center also conducts Safe Zone training for students faculty and staff. For more information about Safe Zone, visit the Safe Zone page, and to register for a Safe Zone visit our register page.

Fall Positions Available

Are you interested in working at the LGBT Center? LGBT Center employees work in many different areas of campus life, including with staff, faculty, and students in order to ensure the needs of the LGBT community are being met. LGBT Center employees also work on coordinating events to educate and engage with CWRU's greater community on topics relating to LGBT life. If you're interested in joining our staff, please apply here. Positions are available starting next Fall. If you have any questions or need any more information, please email us at lgbt@case.edu.


Lavender Graduation

Sign up now for Lavender Graduation! Lavender Graduation is an annual celebration that takes place on numerous campuses across the country. CWRU celebrates its fifth annual Lavender Graduation this year. The event seeks to honor and applaud the graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual & allied students by formally recognizing and celebrating their experiences, contributions, and accomplishments during their time at CWRU. It is a time for friends, family, faculty, staff, and alumni to support and celebrate the graduates as important contributing members of the CWRU campus community.

Introducing: Relatable

Relatable is the LGBT Center's newest conversation group this spring! Relatable is a confidential conversation group on dating, commitment, media representation, and the modern relationship across all spectrums of sexuality, gender, age, race, and all other aspects of personal identity. Anyone regardless of orientation or identity is encouraged to attend! The meetings will be in Meeting Room C of Thwing at 6pm on February 11th, March 4th, and April 8th.


Spring Conversation Groups

Join us in the LGBT Center every Monday at 6pm to discuss a wide range of topics about LGBT life.

Gender Identity: April 14th

Girls Like Us: April 7th


"We value the contributions of every student, staff and faculty member, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, political persuasion, sexual orientation or gender identity."

—President Barbara Snyder

Read President Snyder's full
Statement on LGBT Issues and Concerns