About us

The OIST LGBTQ+ Allies is a self-organized group of students, researchers, staff and OIST community members that aim to give support to the LGBTQIA+ community at OIST and bring light to current LGBTQIA+ issues in Japan and worldwide.

We aim to be a safe space for queer individuals at OIST. Personal information shared with the group is strictly confidential unless otherwise requested.

Current activities

Regular meetings

  • Coffee meeting: formal meeting to discuss our activities and decide the next steps of the group. Held once a month.
  • Bi-weekly lunchtime meeting: casual meeting focused on building relationships inside the group. Held once every two weeks.



Contact us to know about what we do, our future events, and how you can help!

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