Office of Student Life

Multicultural Center

Gender and Sexual Orientation

Equal Pay Day: March 31

Equal Pay Day annually recognizes Day of the year that are recognized as representing how far into the next year that women have to work in order to make the same amount as men did the previous year. For more information, contact Madison Eagle. 


HoliGay Family Dinner – December

Join the Student Life Multicultural Center and LGBTQ Student Initiatives for a night of friends, family and food as we host our annual Holigay Family Dinner! This is your chance to have a jolly gay ol' time connecting with friends, celebrating each other and enjoying some holiday cheer! We look forward to seeing you there! For more information, contact Angie Wellman.


International Day of the Girl: October 11

International Day of the Girl in a global observance day declared by the United Nations. Join us to highlight and make an impact on the needs and barriers girls face while promoting empowerment for all women. For more information, contact Madison Eagle.


International Women's Day: March 8

International Women’s Day is a global day of celebration for the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of all women. Join us to celebrate those who have fought for women’s rights globally in the past, present and future. For more information, contact Madison Eagle.


National Coming Out Day – October 11

While the celebration of the day and the NCOD Ad have evolved over the years, one wonderful truth continues: The Ohio State University is a leader in celebrating diversity, equity and inclusion for all and the OSU LGBTQAI + community remains a core embodiment of that reality. For more information, contact Jeff Perkins.


Sexual Assault Awareness Month-April

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual acknowledgement campaign to raise public awareness about sexual violence in all forms. We seek to provide education and promote prevention through workshops, panel discussions and more. Programming is in collaboration with the Student Life Student Wellness Center.  


Take Back the Night: April 8, 2021

In partnership with the student organization Take Back the Night OSU, this event is dedicated to providing a space of peer support and activism for survivors of sexual violence and their allies on campus. For more information, contact Madison Eagle. 


Transgender Empowerment and Awareness Week-November

Please join the Student Life Multicultural Center as we celebrate Transgender Empowerment and Awareness Week happening in November 2020! We have a week of events that honor, empower and support our transgender and gender non-conforming communities here at The Ohio State University! For more information, contact Angie Wellman.