LGBTQA Outreach

American University prides itself in being an affirming place for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual community and its allies. Throughout your time here at AU, you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs/events/services geared towards the LGBTQIA community and those interested in LGBTQIA issues.

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AU students supporting National Coming Out Day

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion offers many ways for students to get involved with LGBTQA programs/events/services on campus and off campus:

Internal Resources

Here you can find LGBTQ specific resources that are available to American University students on campus. These resources range from specific offices to LGBTQ student groups. 

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Faculty Resources

On this page, American University faculty can find on campus resources on LGBTQ identities specific to American University students they might interact with. Such resources include recognizing students in distress and how to create inclusive surveys.

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External Resources

Here you will find resources for both LGBTQ students and their allies that are available online, in the D.C. area, and nation wide. These resources include online workshops, a video playlist covering various facets of identity, and more. 

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