Rainbow Alliance for H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Perceive Equality) has been a recognized student group at UW-Oshkosh since 1998. Rainbow Alliance for HOPE is an educational and support organization for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Ally (LGBTQA) community. Each year we host events for Coming OUT week, World AIDS Day, Transgender Awareness Day, National Day of Silence, Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay Awareness Days (BGLAD) Week and many other events.
Outreach and Education
HOPE works with the Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center to provide free HIV screening and testing to students, participates in SAFE Training's for students, staff and faculty, and also gives presentations regarding LGBT issues on campus. HOPE also brings in serveral speakers and presenters each year to discuss issues such as coming out, relationship violence, transitioning and many other topics.