National and cultural groups have varied opinions about what is acceptable behavior for interactions between people. Knowledge is power and we encourage you to find out as much as you can before you leave. Start by checking out these resources.
The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is an excellent resource for LGBT and ally students. Stop by or contact the GSC at x5222 for an appointment.
Other online resources:
NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Rainbow SIG
Provides links to international LGBT networks, articles, and other resources for LGBT study abroad students.
ILGA is an international organization of groups to promote equal rights for GLBT populations. Country profiles and articles about legal and political GLBT events are available on this website.
Amnesty International Outfront
Choose any country on this interactive map to see the laws and general climate for homosexuals in that country. A really cool resource!
Click here to view an annotated bibliography, compiled by Dominic Vendell '09, of print resources for LGBTQ students studying abroad. Includes general and region-specific resources. Many are available in Gould Library.