[Video] Alumni Instagram Takeover - Teaching English in Seoul, South Korea as a Member of the LGBTQ+ Community

ITA alumna, Kinsey Jenkins, takes over the ITA Instagram Story to show us a day in her life living and teaching English in Seoul, South Korea as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.

[Video] LGBTQ&A Facebook Live: Teaching English Abroad As a Member of The LGBTQ+ Community

In this video, ITA alumna Jassira & ITA Student Affairs Advisor Erika talk about Teaching English Abroad & in Taiwan When you’re part of the LGBTQ+ Community! From TEFL certification to living overseas and finding your LGBTQ+ Community abroad, watch them cover it all!

Realizing You’re Gay While Living in a Religious Family in Ecuador: From Existential Crisis to Unexpected Acceptance

By ITA alumna Laurence.

Ecuador is one of those South American countries in which almost all taxi drivers in the capital have a rosary hanging from their rearview mirrors. It also happens to be the South American country where I realized I was very much attracted to people of the same gender. As an eager, non-religious, and naive North American student studying abroad for the first time, living with an extremely Catholic host family was an experience that shifted my preconceived notions of “acceptance” and taught me how to reciprocally embrace differences we are warned to be wary about.