South Texas College is committed to providing support services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and + gender identities in our community. We believe that a campus environment that celebrates differences in sexuality, sexual identity and gender identity is beneficial to the entire community.
FORGE (http://forge-forward.org/) is a national transgender anti-violence organization, founded in 1994. Since 2009, we have been federally funded to provide direct services to transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary survivors of sexual assault.
Out Professionals (http://www.outprofessionals.org/) is the nation’s leading LGBT non-profit network, with close to 1,000 Members and over 5,000 email subscribers representing dozens of different work backgrounds and some 600 companies.
PFLAG (https://www.pflag.org/about) envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) (http://www.hrc.org/) works to improve the lives of LGBTQ people worldwide by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law, and increasing public support around the globe.
- Resource Guide to Coming Out
- Resource Guide to Coming Out as Bisexual
- Transgender Visibility Guide
- Resource Guide to Coming Out for African Americans
- Additional Resources: Coming Out
Are You a Straight Ally? Coming Out as a Supporter The resource is intended to be a welcoming guide for supporters to build bridges of understanding when someone they know comes out to them as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. The guide answers initial questions and shares facts, strategies, and ways to show your support as an ally in the fight for LGBTQ equality.