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LGBTQ History Month Kick-Off Dinner

Date: Monday, October 3, 2022, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Cartoon Room, Ohio Union

Cost: Free


Admission: - RSVP Required

Every October, The Ohio State University recognizes LGBTQ History Month, offering programs, visibility campaigns, and educational events that celebrate LGBTQ history and contemporary change-makers. Are you planning an event for LGBTQ History Month? Let us know! Complete the form at to add your event to this calendar!

To kick-off LGBTQ History Month, join the Center for Belonging and Social Change for our dinner social! This event is open to LGBTQ Buckeyes and allies to connect and celebrate. The night will also feature The Coming Out Monologues, a story-telling activity for people to share their coming out stories! With any remaining time, there will be an open mic for anyone to come up and share.

The Coming Out Monologues is an opportunity for LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty at Ohio State to share their stories of coming out and living authentically. Stories may be funny or serious, heart-breaking or heart-warming, or all of the above.

The event will be in the Cartoon Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Ohio Union.

Please RSVP to attend:


For a full list of LGBTQ History Month events, visit



If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Ari Grubaugh at or 614-688-8449. Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Sensory Notice

  • Large Group

    Event attendees may number in the hundreds.

  • Loud Noises / Hearing

    Event volume may be heightened with sound amplification, pyrotechnics, or the sounds from a large crowd.

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For More Information Contact:

Billy Buckeye

Ari Grubaugh
Student Life Multicultural Center