Many LGBTQ+ students experience a negative environment on college campuses and rarely see themselves represented in college curricula. There are a number of resources available online to help instructors improve classroom climate and create inclusive classroom experiences.
Michelle DiPietro, “Applying the Seven Learning Principles to Creating LGBT-Inclusive Classrooms,” Diversity & Democracy 15 (2012).
Domenick Scudera, “Teaching While Gay,” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 9, 2013.
Sara E. Cooper, Gail Walton and Christopher Ivey, “Delectable Diversity: Gender and Sexuality Studies in General Education,” Diversity & Democracy 15 (2012).
Patrick Hornbeck, “Heterosexism: An Ethical Challenge: Changing Awareness, Changing Attitudes,” Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education 44 (2013).
Warren J. Blumenfeld, “LGBTQ Campus Climate: The Good and the Still Very Bad,” Diversity & Democracy 15 (2012).
Shari Saunders and Diana Kardia, “Creating Inclusive College Classrooms,” Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan (1997).
Resources from the Center for Faculty Development
Auraria Library GLBTQ Research Guide
Research guides at other universities
LGBT Life: Indexes literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual issues. Comprehensive coverage ranges from traditional academic, lifestyle, and regional periodical publications to books, bibliographies and dissertations.
LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II provides coverage of underrepresented communities through access to key publications. This second installment in the series highlights often-excluded groups—even within the LGBTQ community—and enables users to draw new connections across the development of LGBTQ culture and activism.
GLBTSS Library: An online Library Thing catalog of the books, videos and other resources available at the GLBTSS (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Services) at Auraria, Tivoli Student Union 213, Campus Box 74; PO Box 173362; Denver, CO 80217. Additional information about the GLBTSS Library can be found at http://www.msudenver.edu/glbtss/library/.
GenderWatch: Full text database focusing on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas providing perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and changes in gender roles. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports.