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Education
 GLSEN National - our national organization

 GLSEN - STUDENTPRIDE - information on developing and supporting gay/straight alliances and similar groups

 Safe Schools Coalition of Washington - educating and promoting safety in the Washington schools

 National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education - information and resources for glbt groups on college and university campuses

 Massachusetts Board of Education's Recommendations on the Support and Safety of Gay and Lesbian Students - guidelines on promoting a safe school environment

 Massachusetts  Dept. of Education Guide on Gay/Straight Alliances - information on how to start gay/straight alliances and other resources

 The Massachusetts Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth - includes events and activities as well as resources

 The Rainbow Classroom Network (Canada) - helping people to create safe learning environments for all students

 The P.E.R.S.O.N. Project - Public Education Regarding Sexual Orientation Nationally; An activist network advocating for LGBT inclusive curricular policies.
  

Support

 PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

 Family Pride Coalition - supporting and protecting glbt parents and their families

 Straight But Not Narrow - to encourage heterosexuals to actively promote fairness and equality for all regardless of sexual orientation and identity.

 My Child Is Gay - a support and information page for parents of gay children - answers many common questions parents may have when their children come out

 Resource Guide for Coming Out - an information sheet from the Human Rights Campaign about coming out

Family Tree - a discussion and support group for gay and lesbian parents and those thinking about becoming parents.

Rights

 ACLU: Gay and Lesbian Rights - the segment of the American Civil Liberties Union working on gay and lesbian issues

 Human Rights Campaign - working for gay and lesbian equal rights

 The Equality Project - promoting education and acceptance of all genders, sexualities, races, and religions


Youth

 Growing American Youth - a weekly support group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,
Transgendered and Questioning Youth (up to age 21). Straight allied friends are always
welcome. G.A.Y. meets every Thursday evening from 8pm to 9:30pm at the Trinity Church
600 N. Euclid. For more information go to www.growingamericanyouth.org for meeting info,
a directional map to the meeting and upcoming events. (The phone line is shared with
PFLAG and is confidential.)
info@growingamericanyouth.org
314-821-3524

 The Cool Page - for glbt youth; resources about discovering oneself, coming out, safety, etc.

 ELIGHT - an online glbt youth community

Gay Youth Resources - a wonderful list of organizations and web sites, including state-by-state resources

 Oasis Magazine - an online magazine by and for glbt youth

 !OutProud! - The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Youth

 Youth Resource - a resource project for Advocates of Youth, an educational organization which provides resources to educate young people about responsible decision making, sexuality, etc.


General

 Gay Community Center - search for glbt web and community resources

 Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) - Dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of individuals and events in all media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation

 Gay and Lesbian National Hotline - a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay and lesbian community by offering free and totally anonymous information, referrals and peer-counseling.

 National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - progressive civil rights organization that has supported grassroots organizing and advocacy for many years


More links to come ...