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Out for Undergrad Technology Conference

Every year, Out For Undergraduate (O4U) hosts a technology conference at Facebook's headquarters in Silicon Valley. The mission of the OUTC is to educate, inspire and advance lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender undergraduate students in challenging technical and non-technical positions within the world’s leading technology companies. The conference helps exceptional LGBT undergraduates develop strategies for managing and leveraging their identity in the workplace.

The LGBT Project of the American Civil Liberties Union

The mission of the ACLU LGBT Project is the creation of a society in which lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people enjoy the constitutional rights of equality, privacy and personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association. Keep updated about The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) which offers Congress the opportunity to ensure workplace equality by protecting LGBT workers from employment discrimination.

Out & Equal: Workplace Advocates

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates™ is the world’s largest nonprofit organization specifically dedicated to creating safe and equitable workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. They educate and empower organizations, human resources professionals, employee resource groups, and individual employees through programs and services that result in equal policies, opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace inclusive of all of sexual orientations, gender identities, expressions, and characteristics.

Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and policy work. Lambda Legal's Help Desk staff respond directly to members of our communit(ies) who are seeking legal information and assistance with discrimination related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status.

Human Rights Campaign- Employment Issues

Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues. Their site provides information on workplace policies and laws surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity. HRC's Corporate Equality Index report, released each fall, provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S.

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