Creating Inclusive Curriculum & Classrooms

Creating LGBTQ+ Curriculum and Classroom Resource Guide

This guide is meant to serve as a starting point for instructors and professors to create more welcoming and safe spaces at colleges and universities for LGBTQ+ students. LGBTQ+ is a common abbreviation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer plus community. While LGBTQ+ is the acronym used in this guide, we know that some identities are not mentioned in the LGBTQ+ acronym such as asexual, intersex and pansexual, but this information is applicable to students of all LGBTQIA+ identities.

Please refer to the LGBTQIA+ dictionary at for more definitions.