Students within the LGTBQ community face several choices on how to talk about their sexual orientation or gender identity in the workplace. Explore the resources below to gain insight into how to navigate the workplace. If you know of other sites you think we should add to this list, please let us know by emailing Amruta Inamdar at




The Lesbian and Gay Rights Project offers articles, news updates, and legislation summaries of workplace issues affecting LGBT persons.

Federal Globe

This organization represents the interests of LGBT federal employees.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network 

National organization that aims to educate individuals to make schools safe for everyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Human Rights Campaign

The best source of information on workplace and corporate policies related to sexual orientation and gender identity.

HRC-Coming Out at Work

Questions to ask yourself if you’re thinking about coming out at work.

HRC Corporate Equality Index

This index provides a simple way to evaluate whether America's biggest employers are treating their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers equitably.

Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

National Organization of LGBT Scientists and Technical Professionals

We are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and allies. Those of us who are able, are out and proud. We advocate equal employment opportunity, professional networking, role modeling, science education, and scientific freedom/responsibility. We practice science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with PRIDE.

Out & Equal

“Out & Equal “ Workplace Advocates is the preeminent national organization devoted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace. Website includes resources, links and information about their national event.

Out Professionals

The nation’s leading LGTB organization

Pride at Work 

Mobilizes mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT Community.

Transgender Law and Policy Institute

A non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people


A career resource and technology company based in San Francisco; helps job seekers empower their career aspirations with knowledgeable data.