LGBTQ+ Resources for Event Planners

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If you’re an event planner looking to learn more about being a great ally, browse the following list of LGBTQ+ resources to inspire you. The following websites contain a variety of guides, strategies, tips, training, and more to help you plan your most inclusive event experiences yet, for Pride Month and beyond.

    1. International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association (IGLTA): Explore resources from a worldwide federation of more than 1,700 organizations campaigning for human rights. Here, you’ll find evidence-based data, guides, training, and a directory of inclusive businesses to partner with.
    2. Human Rights Campaign: Find tools for equality and inclusion from the Human Rights Campaign, an organization that works to ensure every LGBTQ+ person is ensured equal rights. Browse resources by topic, from allyship to laws and regulations.
    3. LGBTQI+ Travel Information: Discover this resource from Travel.State.Gov that features a traveler’s checklist, including information specific to LGBTQ+ individuals. Keep this information in mind when considering the safety of your attendees.
    4. National Center for Transgender Equality: Learn how to support transgender people and be a good ally to all people in the LGBTQ+ community. Use this website as a learning resource to ensure trans people feel supported at your events.
    5. MPI’s LGBTQ+ Community: MPI’s dedicated online community groups and forums help meeting professionals who have some specific aspects in common—whether the type of events they work or cultural groups to which they belong—share their own unique experiences and best practices in a safe space that’s also open to the association’s entire membership.

    6. pc/nametag’s Diversity Resources: Stay up to date on the latest content from pc/nametag that explores strategies for event planners around embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion. We’re here to support you with more content just like this!

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