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Black, Gay, and First Time Abroad | Student Blog from Florence
My name is Lindsey and yes you read it correctly… I’ve never been abroad! As a D.C. native, it’s almost blasphemous that coming from an international hub, I’ve never been outside of the US. Up until this point in my life, I didn’t really think twice about it.
It's National Coming Out Day! A Master Post on LGBTQIA+ Study Abroad Resources
Today, in honor of National Coming Out Day, we present to you this video of CISabroad rocking it out at the 2018 Pride Parade in Northampton, MA and a bunch of LGBTQIA+ study abroad resources. CISabroad is committed to ensuring access & inclusion to education abroad for ALL students, regardless of who they are and […]
Rome in Rainbows
As a Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner, CISabroad provides resources and assistance to help students study and intern abroad safely and confidently. To learn more about our commitment visit, cisabroad.com/lgbtqabroad. Last week Italy’s parliament passed a bill recognizing civil unions between same-sex couples. After the bill was passed many of Rome’s iconic monuments and buildings were […]
CISabroad Celebrates International Education Week
International Education Week is a joint initiative developed between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to “promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.” Here at CISabroad we think this is a very […]
Putting LGBTQ into Generation Study Abroad
Each week at CISabroad we watch our students and faculty depart their hometowns and venture off to explore new locations. They ask us for our advice and we proudly give it to them, reminding them to pack light, try local foods, and stay patient when a train or bus is in fact late. We let […]
Barcelona for LGBTQIA Students Abroad | Student Blog from Spain
Hi Everyone! My name is Pam and I’m a marketing intern at CISAbroad. This past summer, I studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain and backpacked around Europe. It all seems like a two-month dream now that it’s passed and I’m here in snowy Northampton! My experience studying abroad was amazing in every way and a tad […]