LGBT+ Educational Opportunities
The Coming Out Handbook–Compiled by The Trevor Project, the coming out handbook is a resource for LGBTQ people to use in navigating their own identities and the coming out process.
Transgender Resources–This page contains several informational pieces for transgender individuals and allies about navigating transgender identities, coming out, and transgender rights advocacy.
Anti-Racism Resource Guide–Compiled by the Hirsh Health Sciences Library, this research guide contains several resources that address race-based harm and/or violence towards Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. Within this guide are also resources on national LGBTQ BIPOC spaces.
How to be an Ally-Anyone, regardless of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, can support LGBTQ people. Deepening your understanding of LGBT-related issues, including basic terms and concepts, can help you support LGBTQ-identified people. You may have heard of the term “ally” in relation to LGBTQ issues. This resource describes some ways to think about what “ally” means and provide helpful tips on how to be one.
Race and Ethnicity Educational Opportunities
Key Terms: Race and Racism –Pulled from “Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice: A Sourcebook,” this PDF provides an overview of terminology used when discussing race and racism.
Anti-Racism Resource Guide–Compiled by the Hirsh Health Sciences Library, this research guide contains several resources that address race-based harm and/or violence towards Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities.
Promoting a Multicultural, Antiracist Perspective –Compiled by the Ball State University Counseling Center, this page provides a list of ways to develop a multicultural, antiracist perspective.
Resources for Allies -The Dismantle Collective created a starting point for allies to do the work and engage in analysis, education, and action on anti-racism. The following documents may be used as tools to educate yourself, your peers, employees, committees, etc.
Disability Awareness Educational Opportunities
How to Help Students with Disabilities –Compiled by the Office of Disability Services, this guide serves as a resource for best practices in working with people with various disabilities.
National Center for College Students with Disabilities–The National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD), established December 1, 2015, is a federally-funded project under the U.S. Department of Education. The NCCSD has three purposes: Provide technical assistance and information, collect information and do research, and report to the U.S. Department of Education about the current status of college students with disabilities in the U.S.
College Resources for Students with Disabilities –Written by Andy Zeisler, the Director of Student Disability Services at Miami University, this resource overviews the legal rights of college students with disabilities and overviews ways students can advocate for themselves and how allies can best support students with disabilities.
Anti-Ableism Resource Guide–Compiled by Simmons University, this resource guide provides an overview of ableism and resources in how to be an effective ally for people with disabilities.