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Resources for LGBTQIA+ Students

U.S. State Department Resources for LGBTQIA + Travelers Information about legal documentation LGBTQIA students may need while abroad, anti-LGBTQIA laws in other countries, what to do if you run into legal trouble abroad, and links to other useful resources.
Rainbow SIG Organizations dedicated to counseling international students and study abroad students who identify as LGBTQIA. The website includes a Resource Center with lists of useful links for International Students visiting the U.S. and students studying abroad, as well as resources for professors who teach and advise LGBTQIA students. Offers the Rainbow Scholarship for LGBTQIA study abroad, students.
OutRight Action International OutRight seeks to advance human rights and opportunities for LGBTIQ people around the world by developing partnerships at global, regional, and national levels to build capacity, document human rights violations, advocate for inclusion and equality, and hold leaders accountable for protecting the rights of LGBTIQ people. Includes up-to-date articles about international human rights issues that may affect students abroad.
IGLTA - International LGBTQIA+ Travel Association A comprehensive guide to LGBTQIA travel listed country by country. Includes LGBTQ-friendly events, attractions, hotels, travel agencies, and more.
Equaldex Interactive map of the world that details legal issues and rights related to LGBTQIA people throughout the world, i.e. same-sex marriage, same-sex contact, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, and much more.
TSA Guidelines for Transgender Passengers Outlines the TSA screening process. Explains what identification transgender passengers will need during TSA screening.
National Center for Transgender Equality Passport Guide Detailed instructions for how to update your passport to match your gender identity.
Refuge Restrooms Refuge Restrooms is a web application that seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender-nonconforming individuals. Users can search for restrooms by proximity to a search location, add new restroom listings, as well as comment and rate existing listings.