Beyond the Rainbow and to the Stars
February 15-17, 2019 in Wichita, Kansas

hosted by student organizers from
Wichita State University


The Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) is an annual conference held to connect, educate, and empower queer and trans+ college students, faculty, and staff around the Midwest and beyond. It has attracted advocates and thought leaders including Angela Davis, Robyn Ochs, Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Kate Bornstein, Faisal Alam, and LZ Granderson; and entertainers and artists including Jujubee, Margaret Cho, J Mase III, Chely Wright, and Loren Cameron.

To date, MBLGTACC is America's largest and oldest continuously-held conference for queer and trans+ college students. And it remains proudly student-run.

Registration costs for MBLGTACC 2019 are:

  • $75 per person when registering on or before Dec. 31, 2018
  • $85 per person when registering from Jan. 1 - Feb. 1, 2019
  • $100 per person when registering on-site at the conference

This year's location

The 27th annual MBLGTACC will take place at the Century II Convention and Performing Arts Center in Wichita, Kansas. The theme for the weekend of empowerment, education, and connection is Beyond the Rainbow and to the Stars, and will be led by student organizers from Wichita State University. Wichita State is a growing leader in innovation, creativity and collaborative learning. Its 15,000 students study business, education, engineering, fine arts, health professions, and liberal arts and sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Conference schedule


The 27th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference, affectionately referred to as MBLGTACC, is being held in the heart of the Midwest: Wichita, Kansas. MBLGTACC is the nation’s largest LGBTQIA+ college conference. We are excited to host 2000+ attendees from across the country in Kansas for the first time from Friday, February 15 to Sunday, February 17, 2019 and join them Beyond the Rainbow and to the Stars.

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