The Gender & LGBTQIA Center advances educational programs, support, and advocacy for students, employees, and alumni
to succeed at Elon and beyond. We aim to engage LGBTQIA students and allies in creating intentionally inclusive communities around gender, sexuality, and intersections of identity. As a result, our students will feel:
Validated, Valued, & Victorious : The 3 V's of the GLC
. Validated in their identities
. Valued for their contributions and who they will become
. Victorious in their academic and social life at Elon
By accomplishing our mission, vision, and core pillars, students can participate in the full array of academic, co-curricular, and leadership experiences offered at Elon University.
CampusPride is a non-profit organization dedicated to making higher education safer and more inclusive across LGBTQIA identities and communities. On their CampusPride Index benchmarking assessment tool, Elon University earns 5 out of 5 possible stars and the highest ranking among Southern schools! Here's a recent article about our progress: https://www.elon.edu/E-Net/Article/152083
“Trans People in Higher Education” is an edited collection recently released by SUNY Press.
Elon, which has also been recognized as among the 'best of the best' LGBTQ-friendly universities by Campus Pride, ranks 5th in the latest College Consensus list.
Winter Term 2019 will offer students a broad array of opportunities to explore these themes throughout the next month.
The annual ranking by the Institute of International Education again names Elon University the nation’s top master’s level institution in the number of students studying abroad.
Four members of the Elon community were honored at a Nov. 3 ceremony for their advocacy work on behalf of LGBTQIA issues on campus and beyond
The art history professor's paper, "This Woman Artist Who Is Not One," served as a manifesto against cisnormativity in the scholarly study of historical figures.