LGBTQ Resources

International Student Services

International Student Services offers LGBTQ related support.  ISS hosts and co-sponsors LGBT-focused programs and events.  For the most current information on upcoming events, visit ISS’ programming link:, join us on Facebook or follow our ACCESS ISS electronic newsletter.

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UW-Madison LGBTQ resources

UW-Madison Chinese Queer WeChat

Looking for some Chinese Queer info updates? Or you just want to find a group of awesome
people to chat and hangout with. Use the WeChat code below to join. Follow us on Wechat.* There will be weekly updates on school events, fun facts or just some really cute animals! This WeChat group is facilitated by UW-Madison queer Chinese students, with support from ISS and LGBT CC.

你是可爱的男孩纸还是帅帅的女汉子 还是需要gay蜜的萝莉御姐觉得屯子的生活太
了? 扫描下面的微信二维码吧 关注中国留学生酷儿” 公众平台~

*WeChat is the popular and widely used chatting app among Chinese people. People can download this app on their smart phones and chat with each other.

People can use the code above and join the chatting platform. The platform can provide privacy to queer students. Students who join the platform will not have access to know who is in the group. Their chats will direct only to the UW-Madison Chinese student(s) facilitating the WeChat program.

Gender and Sexuality Campus Center

Looking to meet other LGBTQ students on campus? The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center (GSCC) invites you to join them in any of their activities, programming, and leadership development. GSCC also has many LGBT books and videos you can check out from their office.

Talking Helps: UW-Madison Counseling and Support

UW-Madison: Free HIV Testing

State Resources and Organizations

LGBT OutReach

Madison’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center. Promote equality and quality of life for LGBT people. Information on their website about events, ways to get involved, as well as peer counselors and support groups to help with the coming out process.

Fair Wisconsin

Fair Wisconsin is a statewide organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. 
For more local and state resources, see LGBT CC’s Resource page:

National LGBTQ Resources

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)


Gay & Lesbian Advocate and Defenders

Gay & Lesbian National hotline

Gender Public Action Coalition

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

National Center for Lesbian Rights