The Center for Career and Professional Development is Gold certified by OUT for Work, a national nonprofit dedicated to the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities for LGBT college students.
The following resources are available for review in the CCPD Resource Room during business hours:
Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization, Third Edition by Liz Winfeld
“The latest edition of this National Library Award-winning guide covers all aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity diversity in the workplace. Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization, Third Edition includes new and updated information on: domestic partner benefits, educating employees about sexual orientation and gender identity, nondiscrimination policies, effective employee networks and alliances, sensitive issues that involve transgender people, opportunities for marketing to the LGBT community, internal and external outreach programs, new information focused on LGBT youth and academia inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity.”
The Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People by Nan D. Hunter, Courtney G. Joslin, and Sharon M. McGowan
“In its fourth edition, this fully revised and updated survey covers the rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people under present law, specifically in regard to freedom of speech and association, employment, housing, the military, family and parenting, and HIV disease. Utilizing an accessible question-and-answer format and nontechnical language, The Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People provides an overview for understanding both the general themes in legal doctrine and the way in which individuals can begin the process of asserting rights provided by the law.
The volume is a useful starting point for people facing discrimination or legal uncertainty and helps readers navigate the turbulent and constantly changing waters of the laws regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. New to this edition are two appendixes that include contact information for national and regional LGBT legal groups, an overview of the legal system to explain some of the terms and concepts that appear throughout the book, and a summary of highlights of the law state by state.”
Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians and Those Who Care About Them by Anthony C. Infanti
“Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians and Those Who Care About Them makes complicated legal issued approachable, including marriage and its alternatives, bias crimes, the military, education, employment, housing, medical and tax planning, and parenting. Going beyond a mere summary of the law, Infanti provides both legal and nonlegal strategies for coping with and effecting positive change in the law as it affects the lives of lesbians and gay men. The book also contains an appendix with a list of useful resources for lesbians, gay men, and those who care about them.”