Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Peace Corps Alumni

Peace Corps at PRIDE Events Across the Country!

Are you interested in learning more about the Peace Corps and how we support LGBTQ volunteers and staff?
Staff from the US Peace Corps will be on hand this summer at more than a dozen Pride events. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will join them and share their stories and answer your questions. Watch for them in parades and drop by the booths to pick up some information about how you can live and work abroad as a Peace Corps volunteer! For a complete list of Pride Events where Peace Corps will be present see PRIDE EVENTS on the Peace Corps website.

Welcome to the Adventure of Your Life!

Mission

Children Shucking Corn by "delayed gratification" on Flickr.

Children Shucking Corn by “delayed gratification” on Flickr.

We promote Peace Corps ideals and the legal, political and social rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people around the world.

Who we are …
We are an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and others who are Peace Corps volunteer alumni, current volunteers, former and current staff members and friends. Founded in Washington D.C. in 1991, we have members throughout the country and around the world who have served in Peace Corps since its beginning in 1961. We’re made up of a national steering committee, together with regional chapters. We are an active affiliate member of the National Peace Corps Association.

Contribute an Article
We invite current volunteers, recently returned volunteers and our longstanding RPCV members to write articles about issues, concerns and activities that are compatible with our Mission Statement. “We promote Peace Corps ideals and the legal, political and social rights of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people around the world.” Contact editor Mike Learned with articles, ideas for articles, editorial comment and any questions.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender RPCVs are a proud supporter of the United States Peace Corps and an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association, the official Peace Corps alumni organization.

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