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How do I find LGBT-friendly colleges?

Hey, I'm a junior and I'm building my college list. I'm part of the LGBT community, so I want to make sure the colleges I apply to are friendly and supportive. How can I find colleges that fit this criteria? Any advice would be appreciated!

7 months ago

Hi there! It's crucial to feel comfortable and supported in your college environment, so I'm glad you're considering this aspect while building your list. Start by researching schools with LGBTQ+ resource centers or offices, as these often offer programs, services, and events geared towards the LGBTQ+ community.

You can also look into various online resources to find rankings or lists of LGBTQ-friendly schools, including Campus Pride Index and The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students. Keep in mind that these rankings might not be the ultimate deciding factor, but they can point you in the right direction.

Another helpful tool is talking to current students or alumni from the colleges you're considering. You can reach out through social media platforms, attend college fairs, or request contacts from a college's LGBTQ+ center. They can provide first-hand experiences and insights into the campus environment.

Lastly, you can search for college clubs and organizations that cater to the LGBTQ+ community or support their rights, such as Gender and Sexuality Alliances or LGBTQ+ focused clubs. Best of luck with your college search!

7 months ago

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