LGBT - Higher Education

From Classroom to Community, Professor Advocates for Social Justice

by Pearl Stewart | May 11, 2014
Dr. Matthew Lee of James Madison University heads the Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies Lab [...] Read more

LGBT Organizations Step Up for College Athletes

by Jamal E. Mazyck | May 8, 2014
Experts say collegiate athletes are often at a loss when it comes to LGBTQ outreach and educati [...] Read more

LGBTQ Student Success in Higher Education

by Rebecca Dolinsky and Heather McCambly | May 6, 2014
Too many LGBTQ students feel unsafe, unwelcome, or disconnected from social and/or academic lif [...] Read more

Author Janet Mock Propels Transgender Conversations in Academia

by Lois Elfman | April 24, 2014
Janet Mock’s memoir inspires academic exploration of transgender issues and helps shape the e [...] Read more

Human Rights Campaign HBCU LGBT Summit Fosters New Leaders

by Jamal E. Mazyck | November 7, 2013
30 LGBT student leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Human Rights Campai [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Supporting LGBT College Students

by Matthew Lynch | October 20, 2013
Dr. Victor Schwartz of The Jed Foundation offers advice on how college students and campuses ca [...] Read more

Lavender Law Conference to Address Landmark SCOTUS Decisions

by Lois Elfman | August 8, 2013
The upcoming conference of the National LGBT Bar Association will give academics a chance to di [...] Read more

Support Grows for Gay Athletes at UGA

by Marc Weiszer, The Athens Banner-Herald | July 21, 2013
Though student-athletes at the University of Georgia are not publicly revealing their sexual or [...] Read more

Educators Discuss Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ Students

by Lydia Lum | June 30, 2013
The “Expanding the Circle” summer institute offered best practices and initiatives in acade [...] Read more

60K Sign Petition in Support of College Student Expelled for Being Gay

by Lois Elfman | June 18, 2013
A former student who was expelled for being a lesbian receives enormous online support followin [...] Read more

Reflections on Increased Visibility of Lesbian and Gay Leaders in Higher Education

by Rebecca Dolinsky | March 24, 2013
I also want to celebrate and mark the positive shifts when we see them, such as increased visib [...] Read more

Peering Though the Kaleidoscope

by William J. Ford | September 27, 2012
Andy Herrera of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is known as a strong advocate for underre [...] Read more
CUNY Panel Explores Challenges Facing Black Gay Males in Higher Education

CUNY Panel Explores Challenges Facing Black Gay Males in Higher Education

by Lois Elfman | November 18, 2011
Safe spaces, positive role models and conversation are instrumental in improving college gradua [...] Read more
Most Colleges Not Ready To Ask About LGBT Status

Most Colleges Not Ready To Ask About LGBT Status

by Tammy Webber, Associated Press | October 14, 2011
Advocates say that, besides being a recruiting tool to help diversify campuses, openly assessin [...] Read more
Coming Out: The Story of One Openly Gay Athlete

Coming Out: The Story of One Openly Gay Athlete

by Associated Press | April 12, 2011
For all of the progress gays and lesbians have made in America, from the legalization of gay ma [...] Read more