The Gender & Sexuality Action Committee works to establish the AMSA as a leader on issues affecting the health of women, intersex and the LBGT communities. The Committee sponsors initiatives, programs and events in support of Committee and AMSA issues and causes.
There are literally dozens of college fraternities on campuses throughout the United States that identify as inclusive of gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning men. Among the largest is Delta Lambda Phi, with 32 chapters and six colonies at colleges and universities across the nation. Delta Lambda Phi was founded over twenty-five years ago as a social fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men.
Gamma Rho Lambda is a national sorority that is dedicated to providing a social support system for young college girls. Often referred to as the first national lesbian sorority, Gamma Rho Lambda stresses that they are inclusive of all members whether they identify as lesbian, bisexual, ally, transgender, questioning, straight or without a label.
The nation’s only LGBT law student organization, the National LGBT Bar Association promotes interaction between LGBT law students and lawyers, and helps LGBT law students build contacts within the profession. It is involved in organizing its annual Conference & Career Fair, and administering the annual Michael Greenberg Writing Competition and Student Leadership Award.
Through a network of affiliate LGBT MBA school clubs, Reaching Out MBA works to empower LGBT MBA students to become professionals that will lead the way to equality in business education, the workplace and the rest of society.
The USSA describes itself as the “country’s oldest student-led organization.” It develops leaders and amplifies the student voice at the local, state and national levels by mobilizing grassroots power regarding numerous student issues, including the ending of campus sexual and dating violence.
Part if the American College Personnel Association, the SCLGBTA was created to give voice to LGBT professionals and students in the field of Student Affairs. Its stated purpose is to increase awareness, eliminate oppression, and provide support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in higher education for faculty, students and staff.
The leading national nonprofit organization promoting safer college environments for LGBTQ students. It is a volunteer-driven network that offers in-depth and current information on resources, programs, and support services specifically for LGBTQ and ally students across the U.S.
The combined vision and mission of the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Professionals is to “achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect.” The Consortium’s website provides access to research, publications and other resources, including job listings, for its members and others.