LGBT Conferences

BMORE Proud LGBT Leadership Summit
Baltimore, MD
No website, changes universities each year

Breaking the Silence – LGBT and Allies Youth Summit
Birmingham, MI
For High Schoolers (did not occur in 2013)

Camp OutDoors
Phoenix, AZ
August 30-September 2, 2013

Campus Pride Camp Pride
Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN (National)

Chicago LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference
Chicago, IL

Creating Change
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Houston, Texas (National)
January 29-February 2, 2014

Campus Pride and HRC Carolinas College Summit and Dinner
North Carolina

Campus Pride LGBT-Friendly College Fair Program
Chicago, Boston, LA, Atlanta, NYC
August, October, November

Campus Progress Make Progress National Summit
Washington, DC
July 17, 2013

Equality Forum Global LGBT Summit
Philadelphia (International)
May 1-4, 2014

Expression Not Suppression (ENS)
Central Valley, California

Five College Queer Gender and Sexuality Conference
Amherst, MA

Florida Collegiate Pride Conference
Florida (Rotating)

Gay Christian Network (GCN)
Chicago, IL
January 9-12, 2014

Gender Odyssey Conference
Seattle, Washington
Aug 14-17, 2014

Gender Odyssey Family & Teen Conference
Seattle, Washington
Aug 13-14, 2014

Gender Odyssey Professional Conference
Seattle, Washington
Aug 13-14, 2014

Generation Equality Conference
Yale University (Connecticut)

Governor’s Conference on LGBT Youth
Altoona, Iowa

Harvard LGBTQ Conference
Harvard University. Boston, MA

Hispanic Black Gay Coalition Youth Empowerment Conference
Boston, MA
October 12, 2013

HBCU Leadership and Career Summit
Washington, DC (National)

IVY League LGBTQ Conference (IvyQ)
Various Ivy League Schools (Northeast)

Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair
San Francisco (National)
August 22-24, 2013

Leading With Pride 2014: LGBTQA Youth Conference
Washington D.C.- School Without Walls Senior High School

Lehigh Valley LGBTQIA Intercollegiate Conference
Lehigh University LGBTQIA Services is proud to host the 3rd annual Lehigh Valley LGBTQIA Intercollegiate Conference on March 29, 2014

Louisiana Queer Conference
The conference consists of keynote address, a panel discussing the state of the LGBTQ movement in Louisiana, and fun and engaging workshop opportunities. Each year, LAQC features a "State of the Movement" Panel. You won't want to miss this candid discussion between community advocates from around the state as they give their insights and perspectives on the state of the queer movement in Louisiana.
Hosted at LSU. Free with student ID. $5 for those without an LSU ID
Saturday March 22nd.  9am-6pm

Mid-Atlantic LGBTA Conference
Pennsylvania (Mid-Atlantic)
November 1-2, 2013

Midwest BLGTA College Conference (MBLGTACC)

Minnesota OUT! Campus Conference
November 9-10, 2013

Models of Pride
Los Angeles (USC)
October 19, 2013

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance Summit
July 25-29, 2013

National Youth Pride Services Conferences (Black LGBT Youth)
Multiple regions (East, South, Midwest),,
August 9-11 (East), October 18-20 (Midwest)

National Union of Jewish LGBTQ Students
National (rotating)

Joint Event: NOGLSTP's Out to Innovate 2014 / oSTEM's 4th National Conference
Midtown Atlanta
Date:  November 7-9, 2014
Description: This summit is a joint event that brings together the 2014 national conferences for both NOGLSTP and oSTEM. The joint event is a career summit for LGBTQA communities pursing work in fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Nearly 400 students and professionals will attend the event to participate in keynotes, workshops, panels, and posters coordinated from across academia, industry, and government.

Northeast LGBT Conference
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
April 11-13, 2014

Oregon Queer Youth Conference
Portland, Oregon

Out and Equal Workplace Summit
Minneapolis, MN (National and rotating)
October 29-31, 2013

OUT and Greek Conference
San Diego (National)
April 10-13, 2014

Out For Work: National LGBT and Ally College Student Career Conference
Chicago, IL (National)
September 27-29, 2013

OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit
Washington, DC (National)
September (last one in 2012)

OUTstanding Seminar 

The OUTstanding Seminar is the University of Tennessee's annual LGBTQ conference. Our 2014 theme is the LGBTQ Mind, Body, and Soul, in which we explore mental health, physical wellbeing, and spirituality among gender and sexual minorities. Our keynote this year will be Sonya Renee Taylor, founder of the body positive movement "The Body is Not an Apology", who will be speaking on body image among queer people and lead us in the celebration of our bodies. We will also feature special guest Cameron Mack, speaker from the Active Minds foundation, who will be speaking on how the LGBTQ community aided him in his journey with mental illness.

November 8th, 2014
Free and open to the public

Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
Philadelphia, PA
June 12-14, 2014

Power of One
Northwest region

New York
November (last one in 2012)

Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville
UNC Asheville, NC

Queer Texas Conference
Austin, Texas (UT Austin)

Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference
New Orleans (National)
October 17-19, 2013

Southeastern LGBTQ Activist Camp
Southeast (Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana, Alabama)

Southeast Regional Unity Conference
Southeast region

Southern Comfort 2014
Vendors, authors, entertainers and leaders from the entire spectrum of the transgender community will be in Atlanta for a 4-day symposium.
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 3-7

Stop the Hate Train the Trainer – East Coast
North Carolina

Trans Conference: Outside the Lines – Strengthening Transgender Health and Resiliency
Pomona, California

Trans Youth Summit

Transcending Boundaries Conference
Massachusetts (National)

Translating Identity Conference
University of Vermont
October (last one in 2012)

Time to Thrive
Hosted by the HRC Foundation
February 14-16th, 2014

True Colors Conference
Storrs, Connecticut (UConn)
March 21-22, 2014

UCSD Queer People of Color High School Conference
San Diego, CA (news article for 2013 – no website)

Western Regional Queer Conference
California (2013 event)

YES: Youth Empowerment Summit
San Francisco (National)