LGBTQ National Resources
NATIONAL RESOURCES: (clickable links)
The national website for LGBT issues in higher education. Campus Pride represents the only national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network "for" and "by" student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBT and ally students on college campuses across the United States.
The Princeton Review survey
The Princeton Review is a company that specializes in test preparation courses and admissions consulting, also ranks "gay friendly" universities. Students can go to the Review's Web site or get a printed survey form, where one question asks whether they think students, faculty and administrators at their university treat people equally "regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity/expression."
National Coalition for LGBT Health
National Coalition for LGBT Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal advocacy that is focused on research, policy, education, and training.
The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) LGBT Project
The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) LGBT Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion through the courts, legislatures and public education across five issue areas: Relationships, Youth & Schools, Parenting, Gender Identity and Expression and Discrimination in Employment, Housing and other areas.
Online Nurse-A Guide to LGBT Health Resources
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people consist in every facet of society. They are diverse and come from every walk of life. It is important that the needs and perspectives of the LGBT community be considered in any public health efforts. The LGBT community should have equal rights to medical care considering that social inequality is associated with poorer health status and care. While differences in sexual behavior account for some of the differences between the LGBT community and heterosexual community, other differences have to do with social inequities. The resources within this link provide information on some of the health issues that affect the LGBT community.