Campus Resources

Spectrum: LGBTQ & Allies
Spectrum is a social / discussion group for the Wichita State University LGBTQ community and its allies. We meet weekly when classes are in session, Thursdays at 7pm in the Rhatigan Student Center, Room 265. Everyone is welcome!

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion aims to cultivate and sustain an inclusive campus that strives for academic excellence by creating an environment that educates, empowers and mobilizes our students, campus and community. The office provides dynamic programs, which range from speakers and film showings to award ceremonies, cultural festivities and LGBTQA programming — each representing a small piece of the diversity displayed on the WSU campus.

Community Resources

Wichita LGBT Provider Directory

Table of Hope MCC, Wichita
Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is an all-inclusive and diverse church for all people. MCC welcomes into full participation persons of every race, language, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental ability, economic or marital status, and faith background.
Location: 156 S. Kansas, Wichita, Kansas 67211
Pastor: Jackie Carter
(316) 267-1852

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) - Wichita Chapter
Nationally, GLSEN works to ensure safe schools for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. Chapters like ours play an important role in bringing GLSEN's programs and visions to local communities.

The Center of Wichita
The Center is a local resource center for the LGBTQA community. It is also a great resource for Wichita youth seeking a safe space to socialize with other LGBTQA youth. Get Connected is a program for teens aged 13 to 18, and is a safe place chaperoned by parents and Center staff.

Equality Kansas
Equality Kansas is a unified, statewide group of fair-minded people who are determined to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. We seek to ensure the dignity, safety and legal equality of all Kansans.
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Wichita Transgender Community Network (WiTCoN)

Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project
Based out of Topeka, K-STEP provides transgender education across the state.

Wichita Pride, Inc.
Wichita Pride are organizers and producers of Wichita's PrideFest. PrideFest is a multi-day celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Allied communities, along with a Festival and Parade there are several other events, many of which are family-oriented and child-friendly.

Liberty Press
The Liberty Press is Kansas' own LGBT publication. You can pick up a copy at newsstands across Wichita.

Positive Directions
Positive Directions is a service organization for the HIV and AIDS community in Wichita and South-Central Kansas.

Wichita PFLAG - Currently Inactive
A place where LGBTQ people, their parents, families and friends gather to listen and talk, especially about the coming out process. PFLAG meets every second Thursday of each month at College Hill United Methodist Church, 2930 E. 1st from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Open to everyone from any denomination, religion, non-religion or ethnicity, all are welcome.

Other Resources

GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Texas A&M Allies Committee – Resource Page

University of Texas Gender & Sexuality Center - Resource Page

Human Rights Campaign
Good Resource for Information on Laws and Policies Impacting LGBTQ Persons LGBTQ Student Resource Guide

Accredited Schools Online: Teachers as LGBTQ Allies