Center for LGBTQ+ Research and Advocacy

Center for LGBTQ+ Research and Advocacy

The Center, housed in the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, puts Kansas on the map as a hub for research, advocacy, community engagement, education, and
scholarship focused on the experiences of sexually and gender diverse populations.

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Picture of Dr. Meg Paceley, wearing a purple dress and a jean jacket

“We put advocacy in the title because we wanted our research to do more than just sit there. We wanted to be able to use our research to promote social change and improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people. It’s exciting.”

Meg Paceley, PhD
Associate Professor
Sarah Jen presentation for Red Hot Research regarding aging and gender/sexuality

Unique & Collaborative

The Center's scope is broad and connects experts in a wide array of fields to work together in new ways to advance scholarship and research