Resources for LGBTQ Students

As a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) student entering the workforce, you may find yourself thinking about how your sexual identity, gender identity, and gender expression relate to your job search. The following collection of resources may be helpful for the LGBTQ person entering the workplace.

General Resources

Workplace Issues

  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) LGBT Rights - The Lesbian and Gay Rights Project offers articles, news updates and legislation summaries of workplace issues affecting LGBT persons.
  • Human Rights Campaign - Source of information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation.
  • Lamda Legal - National LGBT civil rights organization; website includes information about workplace discrimination cases.
  • Pride at Work - Seeks to integrate LGBT concerns into the larger labor movement.

Job Search

  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - Employment and internship opportunities with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
  • - First e-Recruitment site dedicated to gays and lesbians to get jobs in gay-friendly companies. The website provides job postings from companies that promote diversity and provide safe and open environments for gay and lesbian workers.
  • Watermark Online - Business Directory of LGBTQ-friendly companies in the Central Florida area. 

Professional Associations


Transgender-Specific Resources