& Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
- The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
(GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair,
accurate and inclusive representation of people
and events in the media as a means of eliminating
homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity
and sexual orientation.
& Lesbian National Hotline
- The Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated
to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual,
transgender and questioning community by offering
by offering free and totally anonymous information,
referrals and peer-counseling.
Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
is the leading national organization fighting to
end anti-gay bias in K-12 schools. The Gay, Lesbian
and Straight Education Network strives to assure
that each member of every school community is valued
and respected regardless of sexual orientation or
Get Busy Get Equal (GBGE) - This online toolkit provides the tools you need to reach out to your neighbors, schools, employers and elected officials and help them understand that fairness for LGBT people is the right thing for America. There is also information on how to protect LGBT relationships and families and how to share experiences to illustrate the real harm of discrimination. This collection of information, helpful hints, step-by-step instructions and other resources can be used right now to protect LGBT people and their rights.
- HRC is a bipartisan organization that works
to advance equality based on sexual orientation
and gender expression and identity, to ensure that
gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans
can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and
in the community.
Lesbian & Gay Parenting – Created by the American Psychological Association, this collection of scholarly articles relates research on lesbians and gay men as parents, along with a discussion of diversity among lesbian mothers, gay fathers and their children. Also contains an extensive bibliography
Gay and Lesbian Task Force - NGLTF is the national
progressive organization working for the civil rights
of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people,
with the vision and commitment to building a powerful
Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays
- Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians &
Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization
with over 200,000 members and supporters and almost
500 affiliates in the United States.
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being
of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons,
their families and friends through: support, to
cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten
an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination
and to secure equal civil rights. For local information,
see Jersey Shore
is an interfaith movement committed to ending spiritual
violence perpetuated by religious policies and teachings
against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender
The Trevor Project
- The Trevor Project is dedicated to preventing suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual trangender and questioning youth. Resources include a 24/7 crisis intervention hotline and information about suicide warning signs and how to reach out and help someone who may be suicidal.
It Gets Better Project
- Watch a wealth of inspirational videos posted by openly gay adults who were bullied as teenagers. All of these videos send a clear message to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth--life may be very tough for you right now, but it will get better.
Shore PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of
Lesbians and Gays) - Jersey Shore PFLAG was formed
in 2004 by a group of concerned Ocean County citizens,
but is open to anyone who supports our mission.
We are a non-profit organization affiliated with
the PFLAG national office and over 500 chapters
across the country.
Jersey Lesbian & Gay Coalition -
NJLGC is a non-profit organization committed to fighting
discrimination based on sexual/ affectional orientation
or gender identification
and enhancing the quality of lives of lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgendered, and intersexed people
in New Jersey through public advocacy, education,
political action, and legal reform.
Site also contains a link to their Youth Resource
Guide which has resources for parents and educators
of GLBT youth, legal information, helplines and
much more. Also contains a link to a Religious
Directory which lists religious groups in New Jersey that
Activist Alliance of Morris County (GAAMC)
is a not-for-profit volunteer run organization,
which exists to provide the gay, lesbian, bisexual,
transgendered, and intersexed community with a variety
of support services.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community
Center - The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center,
located in the heart of Greenwich Village at 208
West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011, provides a
home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our
organizations, institutions and culture; cares for
our individuals and groups in need; educates the
public and our community; and empowers our individuals
and groups to achieve their fullest potential.
Jersey Gay Life
for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender community
in NJ! Find a business or service, locate an organization, post a
message, and check out the NJGayLife calendar of
Center of NJ
Pride Center provides "safe space" for
the g/l/b/t community: a place to learn about our
community from a vast array of resources, a place
to socialize and meet new friends, a place to gain
acceptance and understanding of your gender and
sexual identity in an comfortable setting.
Action in a Gay Environment (SAGE)
nation's oldest and largest social service and advocacy
organization dedicated to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender) senior citizens.
Professional social workers and counselors
assist hundreds of people each year through case
management and individual and group counseling,
with special programs for HIV+ seniors, old lesbians,
homebound seniors, and seniors with limited mobility.
& Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
- The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community
Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and
celebration of our organizations, institutions and
culture; cares for our individuals and groups in
need; educates the public and our community; and
empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their
& International Gay & Lesbian Organizations
website of organizations/publications important
to glbt research, this includes articles related
Support Groups, AIDS.
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition
of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals,
the transgendered, and people with HIV or AIDS through
impact litigation, education, and public policy
- The GLBTRT is a unit of the American Library Association. The GLBTRT was
founded in 1970 as the Task Force on Gay Liberation.
The American Library Association GLBTRT offers many
different types of support to lesbian, gay and bisexual
& Lesbian Reading Group,
LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th Street, NYC - Our friendly
and diverse group welcomes everyone interested in
Literature about Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans
life – past, present, and future. We appreciate
all points of view. You may join in or just listen.
And bring your friends too!
- The mission of the Lambda Literary Foundation
is to support and further the creation and dissemination
of writings by, for, and about the lesbian, gay,
bisexual, and transgender community.
Lavender Salon Reader
of Gay and Lesbian Book & Film Discussion Groups,
GLBT booksellers, publishers of GLBT materials,
back Issues of The Lavender Salon Reader, Up
and coming GLBT Author's Home Pages.
- The purpose of the Publishing Triangle is
to further the publication of books and other materials
written by lesbian and gay authors or with lesbian
and gay themes. Founded in 1988, The Publishing
Triangle works to create support and a sense of
community for lesbian and gay people in the publishing
Magazines, Newspapers and other Media
Out in New Jersey
- Listen to live and archived music and talk shows geared towards the transgender community.
- Award-winning Curve, the nation's best-selling lesbian
magazine, spotlights all that is fresh, funny, exciting,
controversial and cutting-edge in the lesbian community.
& Lesbian Review Worldwide - The
Mission of The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide
is to provide a forum for enlightened discussion
of issues and ideas of importance to lesbians and
gay men; to advance gay and lesbian culture by providing
a quality vehicle for its best writers and thinkers;
and to educate a broader public on gay and lesbian
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