Gender and Health

Why LGBTQ+ campus resource centers are essential

Oct 20 2020 - 2:00pm

In a commentary published Friday, October 16, a group of scholars from Lehigh University and Ohio State University highlight the importance of opening and maintaining LGBTQ+ resource centers on college campuses, offering greater support for LGBTQ+ students during the pandemic, which can be a time of heightened anxiety and depression. "LGBTQ+ campus resource centers provide essential services for college and university communities and are increasingly necessary in light of the ongoing and reverberating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic," wrote the scholars.

LGBTQ+ Campus Centers “More Important Than Ever” Argue Scholars

Oct 20 2020 - 1:45pm

Scholars from Lehigh and Ohio State University argue that LGBTQ+ college and university campus resource centers are essential to the health, well-being and academic achievement of LGBTQ+ students. “Why LGBTQ+ Campus Resource Centers are Essential” has been published by Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, and is authored by Chelsea Gilbert, PhD student in Educational Studies at Ohio State University; Nicole L.