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LGBTQ+ Students

Here at the UW Career and Internship Center, we work hard to support students of all identities, including our vibrant UW LGBTQQ2IA+ community!  

While there are many laws that prohibit discrimination based on gender or sexuality, you may have questions when navigating the job search, such as:

  • What avenues of support and recourse can I access if I experience discrimination?
  • Will my job provide benefits that cover my gender affirming care?
  • Will my job provide benefits that cover my family?
  • Will I be supported as a Transgender, Non Binary, or Gender Nonconforming person within this company?
  • What types of support (affinity groups, for example) will I be able to access from my employer?
  • Will I be able to speak outwardly about my partner/s and family at my workplace?
  • How will I navigate possible repercussions?

The Career & Internship Center is a place where you can navigate these questions, bring your full self, and find resources to utilize when entering the workforce.

The Top 10 Affordable LGBTQ+ Friendly Cities Pt 1 | Queer Money Ep. 433

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What are the most affordable, LGBTQ+ friendly cities in the United States?
On this Queer Money, we’re taking a break from our usual look at individual states. We wanted to share the the top 10 most affordable, LGBTQ+ friendly cities so far from the first 25 states we’ve covered from Montana to Wyoming.
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Avoiding LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination: Should You Come Out At Work?

When I came out as bisexual to my family and friends, I hoped it would be the last time I had that awkward conversation. Then I graduated college and moved from my liberal hometown of Boston, Massachusetts to Cleveland, Ohio, …

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An LGBT Candidate’s Guide To the Job Search

Our country has made great progress regarding the LGBT community over the past few years, but things are still not perfect, and members of this community still often encounter discrimination from their peers and even potential employers.

When looking for …

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Now Accepting PAID participants for Participatory Research! 

The purpose of the ParticipateCISD study is to build community and generate recommendations for researchers to better incorporate more complexity and nuance of experience within research so people with more complex identities can …

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Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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Breaking into Hollywood as a Black, Trans, Queer founder

Tye-Leigha Hagood (they/them) – or Tye for short – is a Black Trans Queer filmmaker, passionate about the revolutionary act of telling LBGTQ+ stories on a mainstream level.

Tye found their passion for film early in childhood, writing their first screenplay in …

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