Posts tagged being gay in college

10 Best Colleges for LGBT Students

If you identify as a part of the LGBT community, there’s a good chance that inclusion and friendliness towards LGBT students is a significant factor in selecting a college or university. Rankings for LGBT-friendly colleges are actually quite common. There are lists printed by Newsweek, The More >

Finding A Gay Teen Community In Your Area

Being a teenager isn’t easy and being a gay teen is even more difficult. It is often harder than being a straight teen because of the stigma many still attach to being gay as well as the teen often having a feeling of being alone, not knowing where to turn for support, and the social issues More >

Benefits of Joining a Gay – Straight Alliance

This year marks the 25-year anniversary of the first Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)! In 1988, a straight student in Concord, Massachusetts, wanted to do something to teach her classmates about anti-LGBT bullying. She reached out to her history teacher who had recently come out to the entire campus. More >

Coming Out In College: Helpful tips and recommendations

Are you gay and out in college? Or, are you planning on coming out in college? College is much less insular than high school campuses can be. It’s a great time to explore your interests and your sexuality.

I didn’t come out until I went to college. Here are the things I would’ve done differently More >

Being Gay at a Catholic University

When I was a student at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 2005, a group of gay students organized with the aim of convincing the Benedictine monks who ran the school to recognize a club that would serve the needs of the college’s gay community. They met in secret, but if you More >

Go to Top