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LGBTQ Resources at Buley: Recommended Websites

A research/resource guide that highlights library material related to LGBTQ issues and literature

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The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Roundtable of the American Library Association is a great place to find links and lists of resources in all mediums for all ages

Human Rights Campaign  The Human Rights Campaign and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation together serve as America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality.  There is a wealth of information on the HRC website.

New York Public Library Gay and Lesbian Studies page  an extensive list of print and digital resources--many available through Buley Library or via interlibrary loan

True Colors True Colors is a Connecticut non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.  The organization trains more than 2,400 people annually, organizes the largest LGBT youth conference in the county with more than 3,000 attendees and manages the state's only LGBT mentoring program.  True Colors has been spotlighted by both national and local media for their expertise in LGBTI youth issues. 

 

Children and Families

COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere)http://www.colage.org/.

Newsletter, chat rooms, email lists, pen pals, scholarship info, and more.

Family Equity Council:  http://www.familyequality.org/

The Family Pride Coalition is an advocacy group for GLBT families.

PFLAG https://www.pflag.org

PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization

Advocates for Youth http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/

advocate for policies and  programs that recognize young people’s rights to honest sexual health information

Rainbow Celebration Gays and Lesbians in Books for Children http://sfpl.org/?pg=2000154901

A sampling of titles--put together by the San Francisco Public Library

Straight Spouse Network  http://www.straightspouse.org/ 

online and in-person support and resources for heterosexual spouses of gay and lesbian people.

General Interest

National LGBT Health Education Center  http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/lgbt-education/lgbt-health-resources/

provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: lgbtg abuse http://www.thehotline.org/is-this-abuse/lgbt-abuse/

Definitions, resources, help

GLBT Historical Society seeks to preserve, exhibit and interpret GLBT history "including litle known people, events and organizations that played a vital role."  The research collections are primarily on-site in San Francisco with some digitized collections available online.  

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Barbara Gittings planning future issues of "The Ladder" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-93ce-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

ONE Archives at the USC Libraries: The largest repository of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) materials in the world. 

 

 

GLAD Legal advocates and defenders for the LGBTQ community  http://www.glad.org/rights/connecticut 

Know your rights.  Information and resources by state and topic. 

 

Media

GLAAD  http://www.glaad.org/

Leading the conversation.  Shaping the media narrative. Changing the culture.

Education

Consortium of Higher Education  http://www.lgbtcampus.org/

Combined vision and mission is to is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect

Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students    http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/best-colleges-for-lgbt-students/ 

List of 25 colleges that provide an exceptional level of support for students of various gender and sexual identities.

GLSEN (Gay Lesbian, and Straight Education Network): www.glesn.org

Works to ensure that every member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression

LGBTQ + Student Resources (money geek)   https://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/lgbtq-students/

Page within a commercial financial site, highlights LGBT issues related to choosing a college.  highlights certain cities, institutions and provides list of resources.