If you’re looking for more information about LGBT+ life at Stanford, or just want to access further resources, check out the links below!

 

General Resources

Stanford LGBT Community Resource Center

Stanford’s Gender Neutral Restrooms Locations

Stanford’s Counseling and Psychological Services

Stanford’s Sexual Health Peer Resource Center (SHPRC)

Stanford University’s Non-Discrimination Policy as it relates to sexual and gender minorities: “Stanford University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, in connection with any aspect of employment at Stanford.”

Stanford’s Commitment to Diversity Statement as it relates to sexual and gender minorities: “A wide range of opinions, perspectives, and experiences is essential to educational excellence. . . . Diversity includes, but is not limited to, categories of culture, socioeconomic background, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, and life experience. A diverse community of scholars asks unexpected questions and contributes divergent insights, pushing the forefront of knowledge further and faster.”

Equaldex (Collaborative International LGBT+ Knowledge Base)

Queer in STEM (Blog collecting studies on queer people in STEM)

Template Letter for contacting your representatives.

 

Suggested Readings

Yoder – Queer in STEM: Workplace Experiences Reported in a National Survey of LGBTQA Individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers (2015)

Partridge et al – Factors Impacting the Academic Climate for LGBQ Stem Faculty (2014)

Waldrop et al – Diversity: Pride in Science (2014)

Coffman et al – The Size of the LGBT Population and the Magnitude of Anti-Gay Sentiment Are Substantially Underestimated (2013)

Ward et al – National Health Statistics Reports: Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults (2013)

Chech and Waidzunas – Navigating the Heteronormativity of Engineering (2011)

Champagne – The Easy Way Out: Gays and Lesbians in Academia (2002)