There are a range of resources available that relate to the idea of safe space. If you would like to add to this list or report something that needs correcting please contact us at

Art galleries and museums

Safe Spaces, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Art Gallery

Safe space statement, MEANWHILE (see bottom of page)

The Queer-Inclusive Museum, Margaret Middleton

Welcoming Guidelines for Museums, American Alliance of Museums


Global Map of Sexual Orientation Laws, ILGA

How to be LGBT Friendly: 30 Practical Ways to Create a Welcoming Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People, Prism


Supporting Aotearoa’s Rainbow People: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Professionals (See page 29, “Making Your Service Rainbow Friendly”), Gloria Fraser

Schools and youth

Bullying Prevention Tools and Resources, Bullying Free NZ

Guides for Supporting LGBTQI+ Students, Ministry of Education (New Zealand)

Making Schools Safer for Trans and Gender Diverse Students, InsideOUT

Safe and Seen Education Toolkit, Malta LGBTIQ Rights Movement (MGRM)

Safe Places, Safe Spaces: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Environments for Traumatised LGBTQ Youth, The National Child Traumatic Stress Network


The Worst and Safest Places for LGBTQ+ Travel, Asher and Lyric

Workplace policy

3 Ways to Make LGBT-Friendly Policies Work at Work, Caroline Vagneron

How to Make Your Workplace More LGBT Friendly and Why You Should, Andrew Blackman

Model Transgender Employment Policy: Negotiating for Inclusive Workplaces, Transgender Law Center