Resources Students

Student Resources

For more information, please click on these useful links:

Local Resources:
Out In CT
-The official LGBT guide of Connecticut.
True Colors: Sexual Minority and Family Resourses 
-True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met. The organization trains more than 2400 people annually, organizes the largest LGBT youth conference in the country with more than 3000 attendees and manages the state’s only LGBT mentoring program.
The Recovery Village
-The Recovery Village is an LGBTQ+ drug and alcohol treatment resource.

Magazines/Media:
The Advocate
-Established in 1967, is the oldest and largest LGBT publication in the United States and focuses on news, politics, opinion, and arts and entertainment.
LGBT History Month Magazine
-LGBT History Month Magazine represents the diversity, sexual orientation, gender identity and the importance of equality and fairness.
Outfront Magazine
-Out Front is one of the oldest and largest LGBT media networks in the nation.

Mental Health/Suicide:
It Gets Better Project 
-The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
The Trevor Project
-Urgent resources for immediate help including a 24-hour talk/text/chat hotline, and counseling.

National LGBTQ+ Organizations:
Campus Pride 
-Campus Pride represents the only national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.
Human Rights Campaign
-Organization driven to advocate for equal right in the LGBTQ+ community and promote non-discrimination protection laws. They provide scholarship opportunities, and articles on current policy issues and lawmakers, as well as local and statewide concerns.

Scholarships:
FinAid.org’s list of LGBTQ Scholarhips  
-Financial Aid for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students
HRC’s LGBTQ Student Scholarship Database  
-Database of LGBTQ scholarships.
Point Foundation: The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund 
-Includes and provides scholarship and leadership opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students.
Pride Foundation 
-Offers over 50 different types of scholarships, but students only need to complete one application. Most scholarships are available for ally or questioning students as well. All funds promote leadership and diversity in the LGBTQ community.