Additional Federal Resources For LGBTI Individuals
StopBullying.gov, a project of the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention, provides information from various federal government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators, and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying and harassment.
Guidance Regarding Fair Housing and Lending Protections for LGBTI Individuals
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published guidance stating that owners or administrators of HUD-assisted or HUD-insured housing, FHA-approved mortgage lenders, and any other recipient or sub-recipient of HUD funds may be subject to program regulations intended to ensure equal access for persons who identify as LGBT. Please visit HUD's LGBT Fair Housing website, available here, to learn more.
Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Individuals in the Federal Workplace
The Office of Personnel Management has published guidance regarding the employment of transgender persons in the federal workplace, available here. This guidance provides important definitions and reference material regarding employees who transition in the workplace.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC receives and investigates complaints of employment discrimination. The EEOC processes complaints of discrimination against transgender individuals as sex discrimination complaints. Please visit the EEOC's website for more information about how to file a complaint here. For information, visit the EEOC's website about Processing Complaints of Discrimination by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Federal Employees here.
The objective of AIDS.gov is to increase knowledge about HIV and AIDS and access to HIV/AIDS services for people most at-risk for, or living with, HIV/AIDS; to extend the reach of HIV/AIDS programs to communities at greatest risk; and to expand visibility of timely and relevant federal HIV/AIDS policies, programs, and resources to the American public.
Additional External Resources for LGBTI Individuals
Note: The links below direct you to the websites of other organizations. The work and views of outside organizations may not be attributed to the Department of Justice.
For more information and resources for LGBTI students, you may visit:
- The Trevor Project
- It Gets Better Project
- Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
- Gender Spectrum
HIV/AIDS Discrimination Resources
For more information and resources for persons living with HIV/AIDS, you may visit:
- American Civil Liberties Union HIV/AIDS Project
- Lambda Legal HIV Project
- The Center for HIV Law & Policy
Employment Discrimination Resources
For more information and resources for LGBTI individuals facing employment discrimination, you may visit: