LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ students and their allies are always welcome at EWU.

When you become an Eagle, you join a family that celebrates and promotes the differences among all people. Pride Center officially opened in winter 2010 and supports EWU’s LGBTQ+ and allied students.

Pride Center

On Campus

LGBTQ+ students and their allies are always welcome at EWU.

The Pride Center hosts frequent events and programs throughout the year, and you can get connected even before you start your career as an Eagle.


LGBTQ+ in the Community

The Pride Center offers a list of local and regional resources for LGBTQ+ students.

In addition, students may find these resources helpful as they explore issues of diversity at EWU.

  • OutSpokane, the region’s leading LGBTQ+ organization, hosts Spokane’s Pride Festival and offers LGBTQ+ resources for the Spokane community.
  • Odyssey Youth Movement is a local non-profit that promotes equity for LGBTQ+ youth in the Inland Northwest through youth-driven programs and community education.
  • Inland Northwest Business Alliance (INBA) is Spokane’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce with members in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

LGBTQ+ Programs and Classes at EWU

Explore how social roles associated with gender and sex affect families, economics, personal relationships, politics, language and power structures.

Sample Programs that Address LGBTQ+ Issues

Sample Classes that Address LGBTQ+ Issues

  • CMST 452 Cultural Studies
  • CMST 410 Language and Social Interaction
  • CMST 413 Communication and Personal Relationships
  • HUMN 415 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
  • MGMT 424 Equity and Equality in the Workplace
  • PSYC 340 Emotion and Emotional Intelligence
  • PSYC 381 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 474 Cultural Psychology
  • PSYC 359 Human Sexuality
  • PSYC 452 Social Influences
  • PSYC 481 Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • SOCI 321 Sex and Gender
  • SOCI 370 Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 482 Identity and Power
  • SOWK 448 Gay and Lesbian Issues for the Social Work Practitioner
  • SOWK 470 Social Policy Analysis
  • SOWK 378 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • WMST 414 Gender and Communication
  • WMST 319 LGBTQ+ Studies
  • WMST 420 Queer Theory
  • WMST 326 Genders, Sexualities, and Bodies
  • WMST 419 Sex, Sexualities, and Communication
  • WMST 448 LGBTQ+ Issues for the Professional
  • WMST 489 LGBT Writers