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.
Our inventory includes, but is not limited to:
- Casual Clothing
- Formal Clothing
- Chest Binders
- Perfume and more
The Trans Closet is open every weekday (excluding University holidays) from 9:00 AM 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.
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
- Essay collections
- Subcultural concerns
- 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.
- Coming out
- Dealing with interpersonal, religious, or family rejection
- Help with workplace or school challenges
- Dealing with internalized homophobia
- Finding an accepting community
Queer to Slay Support Group meetings are held regularly in the LGBTQ+ Office.