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What’s happening?

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

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.

Mon, Jun, 4, 2018

Institute statement on SCOTUS opinion in Masterpiece case

Masterpiece comprises an array of unique facts and circumstances, and some initial news and analysis has been more confusing than helpful. Here, we’re addressing the context of this case, some basic facts and implications, and leaving you with some ways to get involved and stay involved.

Fri, Apr, 27, 2018

Institute raises over $1K on Give OUT Day

Our humble, but growing, network of friends comprises students, former MBLGTACC planners, university staff, partners, and others took the opportunity to support us because they believe in our mission and in our impact.

Sat, Mar, 31, 2018

Non-binary visibility and possibility models

Drwencke: "I am hopeful by demanding to be seen as genderqueer and connecting with others, I can make a difference. I can be a possibility model for the next generation."

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.

Wednesday Jan 23rd, 2019 | All Day
Thursday Jan 24th, 2019 | All Day
Friday Jan 25th, 2019 | All Day
Saturday Jan 26th, 2019 | All Day
Sunday Jan 27th, 2019 | All Day

Creating Change 2019

The 2019 Creating Change conference will be held January 23-27, 2019 in Detroit, MI.