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, 2019

The Queer-Inclusive Museum, Margaret Middleton, 2017

Welcoming Guidelines for Museums, American Alliance of Museums, 2019


Global Map of Sexual Orientation Laws, ILGA, 2019

How to be LGBT Friendly: 30 Practical Ways to Create a Welcoming Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People, Prism, 2018


Supporting Aotearoa’s Rainbow People: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Professionals (See page 29, “Making Your Service Rainbow Friendly”), Gloria Fraser, 2019

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, 2016

Safe Places, Safe Spaces: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Environments for Traumatised LGBTQ Youth, The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2015


The Worst and Safest Places for LGBTQ+ Travel, Asher and Lyric, 2019

Workplace policy

3 Ways to Make LGBT-Friendly Policies Work at Work, Caroline Vagneron, 2017

How to Make Your Workplace More LGBT Friendly and Why You Should, Andrew Blackman, 2019

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