LGBTQ+ in STEM

500 Queer Scientists

The 500 Queer Scientists project aims to provide visibility of LGBTQ+ in STEM fields, representing a powerful force of scientific progress and discovery.

500 Queer Scientists

 

Queer STEM Survey

Queer STEM represents research done by academics at universities throughout the US to answer questions about LGBTQ+ experiences in scientific and technical careers. Results of their first large survey are available, as well as information about their next survey, Queer in STEM 2.0.

Queer STEM Survey

 

Out For Undergrad

Out For Undergrad conferences happen annually and include keynote speeches from LGBTQ+ executives, mentorship opportunities, and networking. The O4U Engineering and O4U Tech conferences are specifically oriented towards STEM students. Applications are competitive with multiple cycles. The 2022 applications are closed, and the link below will have information for the 2023 applications when they become available.

Out for Undergrad Conferences

 

oSTEM National Organization

oSTEM was formed as a result of an IBM-sponsored student-led focus group at the Human Rights Campaign conference in 2005. Now a 501(c)(3) professional organization for LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM, it serves to advance the professional and personal lives of these individuals. There are chapters at a number of universities across the U.S.

oSTEM National Organization

 

Out to Innovate / NOGLSTP

Mission Statement: “We empower LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM by providing education, advocacy, professional development, networking, and peer support.

We educate all communities regarding scientific, technological, and medical concerns of LGBTQ+ people.”

Out to Innovate / NOGLSTP