Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ally (LGBTQA) Affairs

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LGBTQA Affairs


Campus Pride Index Premier Campus

Wright State University is a Premier Campus, earning four out of five stars in the Campus Pride Index, a national listing of LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. The index is an overall indicator of institutional commitment to LGBTQ-inclusive policy, program and practice. 

The Office of LGBTQA Affairs envisions a campus community that is inclusive and affirming of all gender and sexual identities. A campus that is proactive in working to eliminate heterosexism and cissexism through an intersectional and social justice approach.


The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer& Ally Affairs serves all Wright State students, staff, faculty, and alumni through four core tenants: Advocacy, Community Engagement, Education, & Success. The Office of LGBTQA Affairs accomplish these tenants by:

  • Advocacy: Recommending & maintaining best Institutional policies and practices that ensure the holistic development and success of the LGBTQ & Ally communities at Wright State University.
  • Community Engagement: Facilitating cultural programs, advising & supporting student organizations, and fostering relationships with the greater Dayton community.
  • Education: Producing multiple educational opportunities for the Wright State Community to develop a stronger understanding of the complex intersections of Identity, Culture, & Social Justice Allyship.
  • Success: Providing resources and support that assist and affirm LGBTQ & Ally Wright State students, staff, and faculty to persist to their academic and professional goals.

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Petey L Peterson, M.S.

Chief Diversity Office
Director, LGBTQA Affairs
Student Union 011, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Shelby Danielle Dinkledine

Graduate Student
Student college:
College of Ed & Human Services
Student major:
Rehabilitation Counseling

Shaquetta Angelique Morris

Graduate Student
Student college:
College of Ed & Human Services
Student major:
Education Leadership