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Faculty Resources on Diversity & Inclusion

Books & eBooks


Seven Ways You Can Foster a More Inclusive LGBTQIA+ Learning Environment

Rouder, C. (20 January 2021). Seven ways you can foster a more inclusive LGBTQIA+ learning environment. Faculty Focus.

Minority Stress in Nonbinary Students in Higher Education: The Role of Campus Climate and Belongingness

Budge, S. L., Domínguez, S., Jr., & Goldberg, A. E. (2020). Minority stress in nonbinary students in higher education: The role of campus climate and belongingness. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 7(2), 222–229.

A Retrospective of LGBT Issues on US College Campuses: 1990–2020

Rankin, S., Garvey, J. C., & Duran, A. (2019). A retrospective of LGBT issues on US college campuses: 1990–2020. International Sociology34(4), 435–454.

LGBT Discrimination on Campus and Heterosexual Bystanders: Understanding Intentions to Intervene

Dessel, A. B., Goodman, K. D., & Woodford, M. R. (2017). LGBT discrimination on campus and heterosexual bystanders: Understanding intentions to intervene. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 10(2), 101–116.

The Path Forward: LGBT Retention and Academic Success

Windmeyer, S. (15 April 2016). The path forward: LGBT retention and academic success. INSIGHT into Diversity87(2), 22–23.

Supporting Transgender Students in the Classroom

Zane, S. (25 July 2016). Supporting Transgender Students in the Classroom. Faculty Focus.

LGBT and Queer Research in Higher Education: The State and Status of the Field

Renn, K. A. (2010). LGBT and queer research in higher education: The state and status of the field. Educational Researcher39(2), 132–141. 

Web Resources

Equality Florida: Safe and Healthy Schools

The largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community.

The LGBT Advisory Council of Tampa Bay

The LGBT Diversity Council of Florida seeks to ensure and promote equality for all citizens.

Metro Inclusive Health

A local non-profit organization, established in 1993, that provides quality health and wellness services that are inclusive, relevant, supportive and represent the lifetime continuum of the diverse people in our community.

Center for Black Equity

Promotes a multinational LGBTQ+ network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.


For over 30 years, GLAAD has been at the forefront of cultural change, accelerating acceptance for the LGBTQ community.

GLADD - Southern Stories

A project from GLAAD, based on survey data from 2014/2015 about attitudes toward LGBTQ Americans that found more discomfort among Southerners about LGBTQ people in their community.

LGBTQ Student Support

Creating More Welcoming Environments For LGBTQ Teens And College Students.

LGBT Rights

Information on rights and current issues from the ACLU.

National Center for Transgender Equality

Advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.

The Safe Zone Project

A free online resource for LGBTQ awareness and inclusion educational work.