LBGTQ+ 101 Videos
LBGTQ+ Services is creating quick 101 educational videos for people to view, share, and learn from. Please check back once a semester to find a new video added. These videos have toggle on/off closed captions You can also view and download the full transcript as well by clicking the link below.
Video 1 | Gender Neutral Pronouns: A Quick History and Best Practices
Request a Workshop
Does your organization at MIT want to discuss ways to foster more trans- and queer-inclusive practices? Do you want to encourage the people around you to have a common baseline and understanding of LBGTQ+ terminology? Please fill out this SPXCE request form:
This form is for student support.
Find out more information about pronouns, pronoun stickers, and basic practices to make spaces and environments more safe and welcoming for trans individuals.
- Understanding Pronouns and Using Pronoun Stickers
- Pronouns on Zoom Virtual Backgrounds
- Trans Best Practices
Funding Support From LBGTQ+ Services
Are you an MIT student group seeking funding for a project or event through LGBTQ+ services? Use this form to apply for funds. The LBGTQ+ Services team will review all applications and then get back to you about funding and possible next steps.If you are a graduate student group and have questions, please email Nina Foushee firstname.lastname@example.org.If you are an undergraduate student group, please email Robert Hines at email@example.com.
BestColleges.com has curated a scholarship guide for the LGBTQ+ community. LGBTQ+ students face a variety of obstacles that includes lack of support from their families, high demands on their college expenses, and fears of selecting a gender while filling out FAFSA.
To learn more and see a list of scholarships, click this link: https://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/lgbtq-scholarships/
Here you will find LBGTQ-specific details related to various offices and processes across campus.
- Academic Courses
- All-Gender Restrooms
- Athletics & Recreation
- Clubs & Organizations
- Gender-Inclusive Housing
- Fierce Forever
- MIT Acessibility Map
Rainbow Lounge Resources
For student groups or campus affiliated office/DLCs that want to spearhead an MIT student focused program that aligns with the mission of the Rainbow Lounge, please fill out the form by clicking the following link:
The Rainbow Lounge is equipped with a variety of books, magazines, and other publications that are accessible during open hours . Browse our online catalouge here: https://lbgtqmit.libib.com/ If you would like to see something specific email Lauryn McNair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you're interested in book recommendations for the MIT Libraries, you can fill out their form here: libraries.mit.edu/suggest-purchase