The Best Colleges for LGBTQ+ Students in 2022
Increased visibility of LGBTQ+ students on campuses has increased the need for support networks. Here are the top-ranked colleges for LGBTQ+ support.Read article
Best HBCUs for LGBTQ+ Students
More HBCUs are creating spaces and programs for LGBTQ+ students. Check out our list of the top LGBTQ+-friendly HBCUs.Read article
The Best College for LGBTQ+ Students In Each State
There are colleges in every state that provide notable LGBTQ+ support services. Find out which schools made our list for best colleges for LGBTQ+ students in each state.Read article
Today’s generation of college students are more empowered than ever to share their stories of life on campus. Explore our essays written by LGBTQ+ college students to understand how they navigate identity, advocacy, and campus life.
Issues Facing LGBTQ+ Students
There are many issues that impact the health, wellbeing, and understanding of identity for LGBTQ+ students. Read the following articles to explore and learn more about these issues.
LGBTQ+ Student Experiences at HBCUs
LGBTQ+ students shape the HBCU landscape. Dig into the experiences of LGBTQ+ students, and learn how to support inclusive practices at HBCUs.
Understanding Sexual Assault in LGBTQ+ Relationships
Sexual violence disproportionately affects the queer community. Read more to learn about the dating violence LGBTQ+ people face.
How Colleges Can Support Trans Athletes
As institutions push biased measures to penalize trans youth, learn about different ways colleges can reaffirm their support for trans student-athletes.
Being LGBTQ+ at a Christian College
LGBTQ+ Christian college students may want to attend Christian colleges. Learn about the support resources LGBTQ+-friendly Christian colleges may provide.
10 Biggest Stressors LGBTQ+ College Students Face
Read this article to learn about the major stressors LGBTQ+ students face on and off college campuses.
30% of LGBTQIA+ College Students Have Considered Dropping Out Due to Mental Health
More than half of LGBTQIA+ college students say their mental health has worsened since being in school.
How the Religious Exemption Accountability Project Advocates for LGBTQ+ Students
Learn how the Religious Exemption Accountability Project is stopping discrimination at religious institutions and advocating for LGBTQ+ students.
The Great Resignation and the LGBTQ+ Workforce
The Great Resignation affects the LGBTQ+ community at work. Discover how the LGBTQ+ workforce is facing the Great Resignation.
Misconceptions and Myths About the LGBTQ+ Community
The stigma perpetuated through myths about the LGBTQ+ community is dangerous. Read more to learn why it has to be stopped.
This LGBTQ+ Grad Fights the System — and Her Student Loan Debt
LGBTQ+ people face more financial challenges. Learn how a queer 2020 grad turned her art into a full-time hustle to pay off student loans. Read her story.
Why Gender Identity and Sexuality Aren’t Mutually Exclusive
Gender identity and sexuality can be complicated terms. Learning both is important to understanding each other. See why this matters for LGBTQ+ identity.
LGBTQ+ History and Campus Activism
History and activism are paramount to the learning and development of LGBTQ+ students. Take a look at the following articles to learn more about how history impact campus equity and inclusion for students.
Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Students
There are many ways to build inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ students. Check out our videos that feature LGBTQ+ experts and explore how one of the top LGBTQ+ friendly colleges in the U.S makes safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students.
LGBTQ+ Student Resources
LGBTQ+ students need a wide variety of academic, financial, and social support to succeed in college. Explore BestColleges’ resources for LGBTQ+ students.
College Experience Guide for LGBTQ+ Students
Explore common experiences and challenges of LGBTQ+ college students and learn how you can ensure your campus supports and affirms LGBTQ+ students.
Top Book Recommendations for Trans and Nonbinary Students
Discover top books for trans and nonbinary students written by trans authors, and learn more about diverse experiences of gender identity.
Voter Guide for LGBTQ+ Students
LGBTQ+ student voters have the power to influence elections. Use this voter guide to increase voter turnout and connect to important LGBTQ+ political issues.
LGBTQ+ Students of Color Resource Guide
Learn about the experiences of LGBTQ+ students of color and what resources can assist them in navigating college.
Mental Health for LGBTQ+ Students
LGBTQ+ students face barriers that negatively impact their mental wellness. This guide provides resources for finding affirming mental health support.
Top 10 LGBTQ+ Podcasts for College Students
Find LGBTQ+ podcasts that provide truth, knowledge, and tea for today's college students. Dig in to discover your new favorite show this Pride Month.
LGBTQ+ Study Abroad Resource Guide
This guide can be a resource for LGBTQ+ students who want to study abroad. Learn about programs, the friendliest countries for LGBTQ+ people, and more.
Guide to Understanding Personal Pronouns
What are your pronouns? This guide shares why pronoun use is important, how it supports LGBTQ+ mental wellness, and what to do when we make mistakes.
Parent and Family Guide for LGBTQ+ Students
Over 5% of people in the United States identify as LGBTQ+. Here's how parents can support LGBTQ+ students in educational spaces.
Celebrating Pride Month on Campus
Celebrating Pride Month is a great way to support diversity and inclusion on campus. Learn ways you can participate in support of the LGBTQ+ community.
Trans and Nonbinary Student Resource Guide
Learn about the experiences and challenges of transgender and nonbinary students, and find resources to help you choose a gender-inclusive campus.
Lavender Graduations Celebrate LGBTQ+ Students
Lavender Graduations center the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ college students. Explore the history of these events and learn how to host one on campus.
Career and Financial Resources for LGBTQ+ Students
Securing financial support and career guidance is crucial. Read these articles to discover opportunities for scholarships, grants, and career development for LGBTQ+ students.
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