The CSO is proud to feature LGBTQ+ artists and composers throughout the season, and to participate in events across the city celebrating diverse voices.

The CSO's commitment to inclusion

Walking the walk for 20+ years to celebrate equality and honor identity

  • Named a 2020 leader in gender equity by Queen City Certified
  • First arts organization in Cincinnati to extend same sex domestic partner benefits to employees
  • Pride-related events launched in 2000
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity and expression included in the organization's equal opportunity employment statement in 2019
  • CSO staff and volunteers participate in the annual Cincinnati Pride Parade
  • LGBTQ+ representation on the CSO Board of Directors and senior management team


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