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The Institute and the students we serve are making an impact on our campuses, in our states, and around the nation. View the latest stories and events related to our community-building, leadership development, and other work.

News

Tue, Feb, 19, 2019

MBLGTACC is heading to Kalamazoo! Western Mich. to host conference in 2020

Students from Western Michigan University will host the 28th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) from February 14-16, 2020 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Thu, Dec, 13, 2018

Guffey to NBC: Oscars should invite Wanda Sykes to host

“Wanda Sykes is very funny and a brilliant comedian who also is a black woman, so it makes a lot of sense for her to be the replacement,” Institute board president Bryan Guffey told NBC News earlier this week. “We’d get a great host and someone who is a direct response to the homophobia.”

Tue, Nov, 27, 2018

Empower queer youth this #GivingTuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, and we're asking you to make an impact by investing in and empowering queer and trans+ youth. For 24 hours, we're launching a special effort to raise critically needed funds that allow the Institute to connect, educate, and empower queer and trans+ college students in the Midwest.

Sun, Oct, 28, 2018

Three rad ways to get involved with MBLGTACC in 2019

We’re not in Kansas anymore. Oh wait...yes we are! Registration is open for the 27th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC). MBLGTACC 2019 will be held February 15-17 in Wichita, Kansas and organized by students from Wichita State University.

Mon, Oct, 1, 2018

An updated name for the nation’s largest conference for queer and trans+ college students

LANSING, MI—Today, the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference, America’s largest and oldest conference for queer and trans+ college students, is changing its name and taking an important next step in intentionally recognizing and centering the needs of asexual students in our collective work.

Tue, Sep, 25, 2018

For the future—we’ve re-launched the entire MBLGTACC website

For the past two years, members of the Institute’s volunteer staff have been working with campus planning teams to test new features, build long-term infrastructure, and collect feedback on how we can best provide information that attendees, presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors need to know.

Events

View past and upcoming events from the Institute, student leaders, and organizers around the Midwest (and sometimes even a little farther). Check out submission guidelines and submit your own event.