Other Resources

There are a wide variety of LGBTQIA resources available online. This page includes a list of resources from various organizations.


Campus Pride
Campus Pride serves LGBTQIA and ally student leaders and campus organizations in the areas of leadership development, support programs and services to create safer, more inclusive LGBTQIA-friendly colleges and universities. It exists to develop, support and give “voice and action” in building future LGBTQIA and ally student leaders. Campus Pride envisions campuses and a society free of anti-LGBTQIA prejudice, bigotry and hate. It works to develop student leaders, campus networks, and future actions to create such positive change.
Website: http://www.campuspride.org/

Fiscal Tiger's Cost of Gender Transition Guide 
The guide provides information on the process of gender transition, hormone therapy costs, surgery costs, and how to pay for gender transition procedures. Gender transition is a process whereby transgender people undergo certain medical, social, and legal steps in order to transition into a gender other than the one that they were assigned at birth. Like many forms of medical treatment, however, gender transition for transgender people often costs money. The following link provides information about how much gender transition costs, how much certain transgender surgeries cost, and more.
Website: https://www.fiscaltiger.com/the-cost-of-gender-transition/ 

Gender Nation Glossary | Refinery 29 
Useful glossary that defines, explains and exemplifies various LGBTQIA+ terms used within the community. Refinery 29 describes it as "a crowd-sourced glossary of gender identity and sexual orientation terminology, this living document is the first of its kind. It’s filled with 85 terms (and counting) defined by people who identify with the terms themselves, and it was created in partnership with GLAAD, one of the leading LGBTQ advocacy organizations in the country".
Website: https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/lgbtq-definitions-gender-sexuality-terms

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of self, which is the basis of educational achievement and personal growth. Since homophobia and heterosexism undermine a healthy school climate, we work to educate teachers, students and the public at large about the damaging effects these forces have on youth and adults alike.
Website: http://www.glsen.org/

Healthline's LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide 
This resource, created in partnership with GLSEN and Advocates for Youth, aims to provide LGBTQIA and nonbinary individuals with an inclusive guide to help them engage in safe and healthy relationships. adults alike.
Website: LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide (https://www.healthline.com/health/lgbtqia-safe-sex-guide)

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.
Website: http://www.hrc.org/

Information about Legal Protection for LGBTQ+ Individuals
The resource provides guidelines on inclusive work cultures. Discriminatory practices in the workplace are explained to help raise awareness of employment discrimination for the LGBT+ community. Also detailed are local and state legal protections to prohibit anti-transgender bias in the workplace and what employers can do to become an ally and foster an inclusive workplace. 
Website: https://www.business.com/articles/legal-protections-for-transgender-employees/

Lambda Legal
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org/

PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has over 350 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states.
Website: http://community.pflag.org/                                                                                                                                                                   

Students and Gender Identity Toolkit (USC Rossier School of Education) 
The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education released a resource that serves as a toolkit for educators and students to help create and develop inclusive spaces for transgender and gender non-conforming students. Some of the toolkit's resources include: "How to Communicate with Parents and Staff", "How to Create Inclusive Classroom", "23 Terms Educators Should Know", and more.                  
Website: https://rossieronline.usc.edu/students-and-gender-identity/

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