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Committee for the Promotion of Diversity & Inclusion: LGBTQIA+


LGBTQ+ is an initialism that means: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning. LGBTQ+ refers to all of the communities referred to in the “LGBTTTQQIAA” (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, 2/Two-Spirit, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Ally) -

CPDI events

How to be a Trans* Ally

Handouts from the June 2015 "How to be a Trans* Ally" sessions presented by Abigail Francis are posted on a wiki page that is restricted to all-lib. Visit the wiki page to find info about the following:

  • LGBTQI terminology
  • Transgender umbrella and Genderbread illustrations
  • miT: ten steps to being an ally for transgender people
  • Transgender Basics video
  • MIT gender-neutral restrooms

LBGTQ 101 Sessions

2014 October, sessions led by Abigail Francis

National organizations

MIT Resources

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