You can find information on LGBTQ tips and guides, LGBTQ health, LGBTQ language and terminology, and UMD resources related to being an ally below:

General Tips & Guides

Glaad.org
As a dynamic media force, GLAAD (formerly the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.

Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (Pflag)
PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.

The Safe Zone Project
The safe zone project is a free online resource for powerful, effective LGBTQ awareness and ally training workshops

LGBTQ Health

HealthyPeople.gov
Healthy People 2020 is the federal government's prevention agenda for building a healthier nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.

Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

LGBTQ Language and Terminology

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (Pflag)
PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.

The Safe Zone Project
The safe zone project is a free online resource for powerful, effective LGBTQ awareness and ally training workshops

University Resources

University of Maryland LGBTQ Equity Center
The LGBT Equity Center provides the campus with leadership and expertise in building a fully equitable community; strengthens and supports people of diverse sexes, gender identities or expressions, and sexual orientations; and develops visible and vibrant LGBTQ+ campus communities.

University of Maryland Health Center
The University Health Center provides high quality, cost-effective health care and wellness programs in order to promote health and support academic success.