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LGBTQ+ Identities

LGBTQ+ Health and Safety

LGBTQ+ travelers can face unique challenges when traveling abroad. Laws and attitudes in some countries may affect safety and ease of travel. Legal Protections vary from country to country and many countries do not legally recognize same-sex marriage. More than seventy countries consider consensual same-sex sexual relations a crime, sometimes carrying severe punishment. We recommend utilizing the following resources to help understand more about LGBTQ+ health in safety around the globe:

Trans Identities Abroad

Studying abroad can be a great time to learn about gender identity and expression across the world and forge connections and alliances across cultures. For transgender and non-binary students, the decision to study abroad can raise many questions, so we invite you to use these resources to learn more about what being abroad might look like for you. 

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