UMD: A Globally Connected University

Diversity & Study Abroad: Sexual Orientation/LGBT

This section include external and campus resources for LGBTQ students and students interested in learning about gender expression/identify abroad.

Students who are concerned about possible issues they may face while abroad should speak to their study abroad advisor.

Campus Resources

Office of LGBT Equity

University Health Center: LGBT Health

Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA)

President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (PCLGBTI)

Counseling Center

University Health Center

Web Resources*

New York University: Study Abroad Guide on the Experiences of LGBT Students

NAFSA Rainbow Special Interest Group

SAFETI Online Newsletter

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Global Gays: Worldwide Gay Life, Sights and Insights

Amnesty International: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

University of Michigan: Study Abroad for GLBT Students

International Lesbian and Gay Association

Michigan State University: Tips for Going Abroad


*The University of Maryland and offices and employees of the University are not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information provided on any web site to which a visitor might link.