Vicki Valosik

Writer, Editor, Teacher

Education + Tech + Society

Supporting LGBT International Students

THE COLLEGE YEARS can be a time of personal exploration and growth for many young adults, including the exploration of one’s gender and sexuality identities. A 2013 survey from Pew Research Center showed that the median age lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals “come out” is 20, an age that falls squarely within those college years. More and more colleges are providing services such as LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) resource centers in order to support these students and help them find community