The Institute

The LGBT Technology Institute is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization conducting cutting edge research at the intersection of LGBT communities and technology and creates resources, tools, and programs to support LGBT communities.

The Partnership

The LGBT Technology Partnership brings together cutting edge tech companies, nonprofit organizations, policy makers, scholars and innovators to improve access, increase inclusion, ensure safety and empower entrepreneurship for LGBT communities around technology.

LGBT Technology Institute Research Fellow Opportunity

Each year the LGBT Technology Institute awards several Summer Research Fellowships to support graduate students interested in pursuing intensive, immersive, mentored original research at the intersection of LGBT issues and technology. Fellowships this year will begin on May 18, 2015 and end August 14, 2015.


A Vision for Inclusion: An LGBT Broadband Future

Given the many societal and political challenges encountered by LGBT individuals on a daily basis, Internet and broadband technologies play a critical role for the LGBT community in all aspects of life. The LGBT Technology Partnership & Institute’s newest research project, a Vision for Inclusion: An LGBT Broadband Future, released June 26, 2014, brings together a wide range of research to explore the importance of broadband technologies to the LGBT community. Download here.


Latest blog

  • May 22, 2015

    Happy Memorial Day Weekend

    From all of us here at LGBT Technology Partnership & Institute – Happy Memorial Day in the United States! We salute all of those individuals

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  • May 5, 2015

    Technology Plays a Vital Role in the LGBT Community

    This post is co-authored by Christopher Wood and Nuala O’Connor, President & CEO, Center for Democracy & Technology.  This year has been one of tremendous

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  • May 1, 2015

    Weekly Link Roundup for Week Ending May 1, 2015

    This week the Supreme Court finally heard arguments to decide whether states have the right to ban same sex marriage.  The case arises from four

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  • April 24, 2015

    Weekly Link Roundup for Week Ending April 24, 2015

    Gay dating app Scruff has analyzed the percentage of guys on the app that show their faces on their profile pic and has published an

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  • April 16, 2015

    Weekly Link Roundup for Week Ending April 17, 2015

    The FCC’s net neutrality rules were finally published Monday in the Federal Register.  Publication in the Register triggers a 60-day clock before the rules take

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