Our Services

The Trans Closet/ World Boutique 

The LGBTQ+ Trans Closet is a free service open to all Marshall University students with a primary focus on our trans community. The closet offers a safe and welcoming environment where students can try on and browse clothing that accommodates all gender expressions.


LGBTQ+ Office Contacts:

Shaunte Polk (She/Her): polk4@marshall.edu

Destiny Tomblin (They/Them): tomblin89@marshall.edu

Micah Wilburn (He/Him): wilburn66@marshall.edu

Our inventory includes, but is not limited to:

  • Casual Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Formal Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Make-up
  • Chest Binders
  • Perfume and more

The Trans Closet is open every weekday (excluding University holidays) from 8:30AM to 5:00 PM.

All of our items are new or gently used and have been donated by Marshall University students, faculty, staff and the Huntington community.

*Marshall University student I.D. is required upon entering.

Lending Library

Our office library offers a wide variety of books, magazines, and films on a number of topics relating to the LGBTQ+ community.

These topics include:

  • Coming out stories
  • Biographies
  • Poetry
  • Essay collections
  • Subcultural concerns
  • Self-help
  • LGBTQ+ fiction

Our magazine selection varies from year to year but includes issues of The Advocate, Curve, Girlfriends, A&U, & OUT Magazine.

NOTE | When you borrow a book or movie: the item is yours, but it is also ours. We own all these things as a community, so if you lose or damage an item you deprive others of that media, so please make sure to take extra care of all items.

*Marshall University student I.D. will be needed to check out any item.


Contact Us

LGBTQ+ Office
East Hall Room 211
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Telephone: 304-696-6623 Facsimile: 304-696-4647

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