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List of LGBT and LGBT-friendly fraternities and sororities

This is a list of LGBT and LGBT-friendly fraternities and sororities. LGBT fraternities and sororities have existed since the 1980s, with Delta Phi Upsilon being established in 1985 and Delta Lambda Phi being established in 1986. They are intended to provide members with access to Greek life without fear of homophobic reprisal or behavior by fellow members, resulting from a history of intrafraternal homophobia by longer-established organizations. This is not an exhaustive list and only includes organizations with a current WorldHeritage page.

Contents

  • Organizations for women 1
  • Organizations for men 2
  • Organizations for all genders 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Organizations for women

Organizations for men

NOTE - multiple national fraternities have specific provisions in their non-discrimination policies that are inclusive to gay men but are not exclusively marketed to members of the gay community. Examples of such fraternities include Sigma Chi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Kappa Theta, Alpha Sigma Phi, Beta Theta Pi, Delta Upsilon, Delta Chi, Theta Delta Chi, Lambda Chi Alpha, Pi Kappa Phi, Theta Xi, Sigma Nu, Sigma Phi Epsilon and Lambda Theta Phi.

Sigma Phi Epsilon, as well as being inclusive of gay men, is inclusive to transgender men.[6]

  • Delta Lambda Phi – fraternity for gay, bisexual, transgender and progressive men[7][8]
  • Sigma Phi Beta – fraternity for gay, straight, bisexual and transgender men which split off from Alpha Lambda Tau (now defunct)

Organizations for all genders

  • [9]
  • Theta Delta Sigma - is a national, gender-inclusive, multicultural fraternal organization founded in 2001.
  • Sigma Omicron Rho - gender-inclusive queer and ally fraternity at the University of Virginia, main campus. Founded in 2009.[10][11]
  • North-American Interfraternity Conference.
  • Zeta Tau Zeta - gender neutral fraternity at Occidental College founded in 1926 (became gender neutral in 2005)

See also

References

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  6. ^ http://www.sigep.org/resourcedocs/about-resources/2014-December-Minutes-of-the-Meeting-Final.pdf
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