In order to have a rewarding and safe experience, it is important to be aware of cultural, legal, and social issues regarding sexual identity and how they could affect interactions with people in your host country. NWTC staff will work with you to identity programs and locations to fit your needs and help prepare you for your international experience.
A worldwide federation of national and local groups dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals everywhere. The site offers a country-by-county survey of the legal position of GLBTQ individuals. Keep in mind that not all countries offer a safe environment for openly gay people.
A US-based non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), IGLHRC effects their mission through advocacy, documentation, coalition building, public education, and technical assistance.
The purpose of the SAGA at NWTC, is to provide educational, emotional, political, and a social support group for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally population on campus and surrounding communities.
Tips and resources on things to consider before going abroad and when returning to the US. Created by Michigan State University's Study Abroad Programs.
The information on this page was adapted from Colorado State University's Office of International Programs.
For more information please contact:
Lacy Frewerd, International Programs Assistant