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Sexual Orientation and Identity


Hampshire College Queer Community Alliance Center
The QCAC strives to support a vibrant and intentional LGBTQ+ community by offering support and affirmation around gender, sexuality, and intersecting identities.

Hampshire College Center for Feminisms
The Center for Feminisms (CFF) strives to work towards an actively anti-sexist campus.

Hampshire College Wellness Center
The center provides health education and wellness promotion including, but not limited to, alcohol and substance abuse prevention initiatives; efforts to promote healthy relationships; self-care; mental health; stress management; and body image issues; and provides assistance with campus-wide sexual offenses resources and support.

Diversity and Inclusion Abroad-Sexual Orientation Abroad |
This brief article includes advice, important points to consider and some questions to ask before going abroad.

NAFSA Rainbow Special Interest Group | NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Information, links, and resources for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender international student community and study abroad students.

International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association
Research laws, protections, and customs pertaining to sexual orientation and sexual identity around the world.

LGBT Student Guide for Education Abroad | University of South Florida
Written by a student, this guide includes numerous global, regional, and country-specific resources and pieces of advice.

For LGBT Travelers | U.S. Department of State: Students Abroad
General advise and tips as well as country specific information.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

See Finances and Funding for information on Hampshire funding and external funding for study abroad. Options include:

Rainbow Scholarship | Fund for Education Abroad
Awarded annually to a LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program.


Stay In Touch
With The Global Education Office (GEO)
Snail Mail
Global Education Office
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.6173