We often get requests from parents of LGBT+ youth for a list of resources for their children.  glifaa supports and advocates for LGBT+ employees and EFMs of all ages. We have compiled a non-exhaustive list of resources to help LGBT+ families get started.  If there are resources missing that you think we should add or if you have additional questions or concerns, please reach out to or

Read More: Resources for Parents of LGBT+ Youth & Medical Providers


glifaa and other organizations and individuals have assembled a number of resources to assist LGBT Foreign Affairs employees and their families. Included among these are the training courses, field guides, and online communities linked below.


We have assembled here a number of links with useful information, policies, and practices. We have also listed a number of organizations and media outlets of potential interest to glifaa members and our allies. If you would like to see something added to this list, please send us an email at

Key LGBTI Organizations with Helpful Resources

Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Human Rights Campaign
Outright Action International, formerly known as International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
The National LGBTQ Task Force
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
Out & Equal

Life Overseas

Information Relating to U.S. Government LGBT Issues