Programs & Services

Community, Support, Advocacy

Our campus is home to a diverse, vibrant, and engaged LGBTQ+ community. There are many resources available for students, staff, faculty, and others at IU Bloomington who want to increase their knowledge of LGBTQ+ issues, culture, and history, as well as events and information that celebrate and enhance the community's understanding of LGBTQ+ people.

LGBTQ+ Mentor Program

We have developed a mentoring program to support and provide guidance to incoming students. We are looking for mature and responsible individuals who are capable of offering advice and providing guidance to their mentee.

Learn more about the LGBTQ+ Mentor Program

Training & Educational Resources

We offer an enormous variety of training and educational materials that can help you or your group learn more about LGBTQ+ issues! With everything from workshops, to panels, to podcasts, to customized sessions for your team, you're sure to find something that meets your needs.

Learn more about our training programs

Counseling Services

Let’s Talk Now 

Let’s Talk Now is a free, confidential, and informal conversation with an emphasis on self-understanding and finding solutions to your problems. In addition to your walk-in conversation, Let’s Talk Now connects you to other accessible campus resources, both informal and formal. A liaison from CAPS will be present in the LGBTQ+ Culture Center Office on Tuesdays from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm through June 7th. 

Let's Talk Now will be available in-person at the LGBTQ+ Culture Center with an option to join virtually. You can access Let's Talk Now at the link below:

Please stay tuned for additional updates!

On-Going Counseling

Students can access individual or group counseling services through CAPS or the Center for Human Growth via the School of Education

Gender Affirming Closet

The LGBTQ+ Culture Center offers a Gender Affirming Closet! Students who are looking for clothing for everyday use or special occasions can browse the online inventory and/or request an appointment to select clothes.  

The closet provides free clothing for anyone who is interested, regardless of gender identity/expresion, LGBTQ+ status, or financial need. 

We are currently at capacity for clothing donations.

WTS - Writing Tutorial Services

Writing Tutorial Services (WTS) offers students one-on-one help with any phase of the writing process—from brainstorming to revising the final draft. When you visit WTS, you'll find a tutor who is a sympathetic and helpful reader of your prose.

Tutors can help you:

  • Develop strong thesis statements
  • Develop effective outlines
  • Find and integrate credible sources
  • Identify patterns of error and fix these problems on your own
  • Understand and avoid plagiarism
  • Write effective answers to essay exam questions

WTS at the LGBTQ+ Culture Center is on pause for the summer. To access WTS in other locations visit

Free HIV/STI Testing

Positive Link offers free and confidential HIV testing in Room 101 of the LGBTQ+ Culture Center on Thursdays from 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Testing is available weekly when classes are in session and first and third Thursdays during the summer. Additionally, during the school year, the Monroe County Health Department offers free chlamydia and gonorrhea testing the third Thursday of every month.

Free Safer Sex Supplies

The LGBTQ+ Culture Center provides many free safer sex supplies, including various types of condoms, dental dams, and lubes, along with instructions for proper use. Supplies are offered free of charge. Interested students can find supplies near the back door of the Center, in the kitchenette.