Promoting LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the IPM Field: Resources for Attendees

Resources for Attendees

Identities, Definitions, Terminology


Geo Neptune InQueery: Two-Spirit [video]

Indian Health Service: Two-Spirit

Gay and Lesbian:

The Trevor Project: Understanding Gay & Lesbian Identities

Bisexual Identity:

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Bisexual FAQ

Activist Robyn Ochs on resisting and embracing bisexual identities

Transgender (Trans):

National Center for Transgender Equality: FAQs about Transgender People

Questioning and Queer:

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): About the Q

Columbia Journalism Review: How the word “queer” was adopted by the LGBTQ community

Intersex (not all intersex people identify with the LGBTQ+ community)

InterACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Understanding the Intersex Community

Asexual (Ace):

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Understanding the Asexual Community

Current Concerns

ACLU is currently tracking 491 anti-LGBTQ+ bills in the United States.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Gender-Affirming Care, Map of Attacks on Gender-Affirming Care by State.

Movement Advancement Project: LGBTQ Equality by State

HRC: Voting Barriers Facing LGBTQ+ Voters in 2019

The UCLA School of Law, Williams Institute conducts research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.

LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health 2022 Survey conducted by the Trevor Project.

Allyship and Community Resources

How to be better at listening – the LARA Method (PDF) Pronoun Resources

Minus18 LGBTQ+ Youth Group Web-based Pronouns Game

It Gets Better Project

A Care Package from the Transgender Law Center

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ+ youth has a hotline (866) 488-7386 and a Live Chat

The LGBT National Youth Talkline, serving youth through age 25: (800) 246-7743

The Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860

SAGE Advocacy and Services for LGBTQ+ Elders has a hotline: (877) 360-5428

Equal employment opportunity and the enforcement protections for LGBT workers.