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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.

Mon, Mar, 19, 2018

Support students: Pay it forward this Give OUT Day, April 19

During the day-long event, we'll be raising critically needed funds that support our ongoing work to connect, educate, and empower queer and trans+ college students in the Midwest. Can we count on your support?

Mon, Feb, 19, 2018

In 2019, MBLGTACC heads to Kansas for the first time

Following a successful bid, the MBLGTACC Oversight Committee awarded the honor of hosting the 2019 conference to students from Wichita State University. The 27th annual MBLGTACC will be held in Wichita from Feb. 15-17, 2019.

Mon, Feb, 5, 2018

Anderson, Guffey, Morton join Institute as inaugural board members

We’re delighted to welcome the Matt Anderson, Bryan Guffey, and TK Morton to the Institute’s board of directors. This represents a critical step in the development of our organization and in better serving students throughout the region.

Mon, Dec, 18, 2017

Bring MBLGTACC to your campus in 2020!

Each February, MBLGTACC makes one Midwest community a destination for a diverse gathering of 2000+ college students. It's the nation's largest and longest-held college conference for queer and trans+ students. And it's proudly student-run. Bid to bring MBLGTACC to your campus!

Mon, May, 15, 2017

Cute mugs, good cause: get your MBLGTACC 25th anniversary mug today!

Celebrate MBLGTACC's first quarter century with every cup of the hot beverage of your choice. And, do so proudly knowing that proceeds from your purchase are put to work supporting students.

Sun, May, 14, 2017

Alberts earns graduate degree in education

Robert Alberts, a campus relations coordinator with the Institute, has graduated from the University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK) with a master of science in education, and a focus on school counseling and student affairs.