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.

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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.


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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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  • April 9, 2015

    Weekly Link Roundup for Week Ending April 10, 2015

    The Hill published a nice summary of tech industry involvement in same sex marriage battles as well as the religious exemption bills targeting LGBT people.

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  • March 27, 2015

    Weekly Link Roundup for Week Ending March 27, 2015

    To the surprise of exactly no one, the lawsuits are beginning to fly in response to the FCC’s historic net neutrality ruling.  Considering that typically

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  • March 19, 2015

    New Federal Health Technology Policy – It Matters for LGBT

    Yesterday LGBT Tech’s Executive Director, Christopher Wood spoke about the importance of Health IT for LGBT communities on Capitol Hill. Find a complete set of

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  • March 19, 2015

    Senate Hearing on the Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission

    March 18, 2015 Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation held it’s first public opportunity to directly question the Commission about its

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