LGBTQ+ Resources

Below you will find resources listed for the LGBTQ+ community. The resources below are not an exhaustive list and are subject to change.

Marshall University Resources

Marshall University Counseling Services
Counseling services provides professional counseling services to the MU campus community. Please contact them at (304) 696-3111.

Marshall University Lambda Society
MU Student Group catering to LGBT students on Marshall’s campus. Currently meeting Thursday Nights at 9:15pm in the Memorial Student Center’s John Spotts Room (2nd floor, down left hallway when facing the Don Morris room).
For more information please email

Marshall University Women’s Center
The Women’s Center strives to ensure a campus community in which women and men can live and work together in a mutually respectful and supportive environment where equality, responsibility, and personal empowerment are encouraged and fostered. Following a feminist model of empowerment, the Center works toward fostering, recognizing, and affirming the abilities, accomplishments, and potential of Marshall women. Through a variety of educational programs, culturally-diverse events, resource opportunities, and comprehensive support services, Marshall Women’s Center strives to address the needs of women of Marshall and the surrounding community. The Women’s center can be found in Prichard Hall Rm. 135. Please contact them at (304) 696-3338.

Marshall University Gay Straight Bisexual Alliance
The GSBA is currently out of commission.


West Virginia Resources

Covenant House
An organization dedicated to working for justice by offering direct services for people in need while creating social change through education. Please contact them at (304) 344-0530.

Living AIDS Memorial Garden
A garden in memory of those who have died from AIDS. Please contact them toll-free at (877) 543-LAMG.

Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
A support group for families and friends of LGBT people. Charleston – or (304) 541-5470.

Potomac Highlanders
A social group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuals and Allies serving the LGBT community of the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.

West Virginia University LGBT student group located in Morgantown, WV. Please contact BiGLM at (304) 293-8200.

WV Human Rights Commission
The WV Human Rights Commission offers documents on hate crimes and other information relevant to WV. Please contact the Commission toll-free at (888) 676-5546.

WV Hate Crimes Task Force
The West Virginia Hate Crime Task Force is a working group made up of representatives from federal, state and local law enforcement departments, human rights agencies and civil rights organizations. Please contact their hotline toll-free at 1-888-676-5546.

Charleston AIDS Network (CAN)
[No longer accessible – if a representative of CAN would like to contact us we will post new contact information]

Coalition for Equal Rights Not Special Rights
[Could not contact, if a representative of the Coalition would like to contact us, we will post new contact information for them]


National and Internet Resources

The GLBT Resource Page
List of news sites and other resources aimed at the LGBT community. Special thanks to Leah and Tiffany of Delaware for bringing this one to our attention.

Human Rights Campaign

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Lambda Legal Defense Fund

The Intersex Society of North America

Oasis Journals
A writing community for Queer and Questioning youth.

National Youth Advocacy Coalition


Famous and Gay
Listing of famous gay, lesbian and bisexual people and features over 700 people from all over the world. Only people who are out or who were outed after their death are included. Pictures and a short biography are included on each person.