There are many different academic opportunities at Illinois State University related to equity and social justice for the LGBTQ* community.
The LGBT/Queer Studies and Services Institute plays various roles in coordinating and promoting these opportunities, which include:
Illinois State offers a Queer Studies Concentration through the Women's and Gender Studies Program. The concentration requirements are three core courses and one elective.
Special topics courses are frequently offered.
QUEERtalks is a lunchtime colloquium series dedicated to learning about new scholarship in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)/queer studies.
Illinois State, along with other area organizations, proudly offers LGBTQ-specific scholarships to qualifying students.
There are several opportunities on campus and in the community for LGBTQ-related internship experiences, including at the LGBT/Queer Studies and Services Institute.