Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression

The Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (CSOGIE) promotes the development of social work curriculum materials and faculty growth opportunities relevant to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and the experiences of individuals who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or two-spirit. Read more about CSOGIE's charge.

Activities include the LGBT Caucus/CSOGIE Networking Reception, the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Scholarship Award, and the CSOGIE Mentorship Breakfast for LGBTQ doctoral students and junior faculty.

Read the newly released CSOGIE study report, Social Work Students Speak Out! The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Students in Social Work Programs.

Available Now! Rainbow Papers

Guidelines for Affirmative Social Work Education

A guide for creating social work educational environments that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning students, faculty, administrators, and staff.

Guidelines for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Affirmative Education
A guide for creating social work educational environments that support transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) identities.

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors for the LGBT Caucus/CSOGIE Networking Reception and the CSOGIE Mentorship Breakfast:

  • Barry University
  • Loyola University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Rutgers University
  • Smith College School of Social Work
  • Taylor & Francis
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Toronto