At Kenyon, LGBTQ+ students can find a vibrant and engaged community with a number of long-standing and new queer and trans organizations. Below, you can explore information about the LGBTQ+ groups that are currently active on campus.
Ace Space and Aro Place (ASAP)
ASAP's mission is to create a safe space for people on the asexual and/or aromantic spectrum. ASAP also seeks to provide educational resources about the ace/aro community for both the campus and the broader community and to advocate for the inclusion of asexual and aromantic perspectives on relevant issues.
Athletes for Equality
Athletes for Equality is a student-run organization seeking to foster community and promote an awareness of the various issues affecting LGBTQ student-athletes.
Gender Group is an anonymous and confidential group fostering community and support for students on campus who are not cis. Membership is open to trans students, gender non-conforming students, and students who are questioning their gender identities.
Founded in fall 2019, QTPOC is Kenyon’s first student organization focusing on the needs of LGBTQ+ people of color.
Queer and Trans Literary Society
The Queer and Trans Literary Society is a student group that provides a space for students to discuss LGBTQ+ literature and poetry. Contact information is pending.
Queer Masculinities Society (QMS)
Queer Masculinities Society is an anonymous group established for members of the LGBTQ+ Kenyon community (and students who are curious). QMS seeks to build community through events and weekly meetings, and membership is open to all students.
Open 24 hours a day, every day. During the academic year, Unity House provides a safe, supportive space for the LGBTQ+ community while reaching out to the campus at large. Student managers oversee Unity House, and a widely representative programming board organizes activities to build awareness, promote equality and well-being, and have fun.