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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations tomorrow, Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at www.skidmore.edu/alert/

Office of Student Diversity Programs

Local LGBTQ Resources

Saratoga Pride!
Saratoga Pride is a network of LGBTQ community members dedicated to fostering connections among LGBTQ community members and visitors to the region; enhancing the visibility of the LGBTQ community in Saratoga and the surrounding region; recognizing local businesses and organizations that welcome the LGBTQ community; and increasing awareness of LGBTQ-owned and inclusive business and services in the region.  http://www.saratogapride.com/

Pride Center of the Capital Region
The Pride Center is an organization devoted to promoting the well-being of all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer identified people and those affected by discrimination based on gender identity and expression. Located in Albany, New York, the Pride Center has been serving the Capital District for more than 30 years. It provides numerous programs and activities, including youth and peer support groups, cultural events, commUNITY (its publication), Capital Pride and the Rainbow Café as well as workshops and seminars on issues of concern to the community such as health, personal finance and family/legal matters. The center is also home to a number of recovery groups that serve the LGBT community. http://www.capitalpridecenter.org

In Our Own Voices
An organization dedicated to serving the needs of LGBTQ people of color and their families and friends. http://www.inourownvoices.org/


National LGBTQ Resources

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
Working for LGBT rights http://www.hrc.org/

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
The mission of the NGLTF is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. http://www.thetaskforce.org/

Lambda Legal
The nation's oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men and people with HIV/AIDS. http://www.lambdalegal.org/

OUT for Work
The mission of OUT for Work is to educate, prepare and empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender college students as they make the transition from the world of academia to the workplace. http://www.outforwork.org

Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Transgender legal and civil rights advocacy. http://srlp.org/

Trans-Health
The online magazine of health and fitness for transsexual and transgendered people. http://www.trans-health.com/

PFLAG
Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians & Gays promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support to cope with an adverse society; education to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=194&srcid=-2