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Educational Tools

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

Video 2 | 4 Ways to Practice Queer Joy with LBGTQ+ Services 

Campus Resources

Here you will find LBGTQ-specific details related to various offices and processes across campus. 


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.

All students can reserve the Rainbow Lounge (front or back area) through our online form if you would like to have an event and/or meeting in the Rainbow Lounge. 

Please allow 2-3 business days for approval. LBGTQ+ Services recommends filling out the form 4 days prior to your event.

Media Content

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: If you would like to see something specific email our office: 

If you're interested in book recommendations for the MIT Libraries, you can fill out their form here: