One of the missions of the Rainbow SIG is to assist NAFSAns by
identifying strategies and resources to help counsel international
students and study abroad students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered.
We welcome your comments and encourage you to inform
us of additional resources that might be added to the site.
Some recommendations have been collected and are identified in the
GLBT Advising for the International Educator
Welcoming Gay Culture
Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual International Students in the U.S.
GLBT Handouts One
GLBT Handouts Two
Integrating International and Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Programming
GLBT Issues in an Intercultural Context
Transgender Students: Surviving at Home and Abroad
Coming Out and Coming Back: Re-Entry Issues for GLBT Students to Study Abroad
What a Study Abroad Office Can Do
GLBT Perspectives and Study Abroad
Questions for GLBT Orientation
AIDS and Study Abroad
Brochure on Sexual Orientation and Study Abroad
Study Abroad Offices
What Can An International
Student Orientation Program Do?
Homosexuality: A U.S. Perspective
for International Students
What international students should know
Suggestions for International Student Services
States Culture and LBGT Issues (PowerPoint Presentation)
English as a Second Language
Breakdown of GLB materials in ESL curriculum
Specific activities for ESL
Summary of GLB surveys to ESL
Resource list for use in the ESL