While you’re abroad…

Question to ask yourself while you are abroad:

  • Will not having my family and friends around for support affect my experience?
  • What support systems/ resources are available in the host country?
  • What are some gay-friendly establishments are in the host country?
  • Are there any local LGBT newspapers, magazines, or online resources available to me?
  • Are there LGBT organizations in the host country? Do I want to get involved?
  • How do I know how to contact gay and lesbian organizations for support?
  • Are health or counseling services available to me? What will my insurance cover?