STONY BROOK SAFE SPACE - OTHER RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

Ambiente Joven (www.ambientejoven.org)

Ambiente joven es un proyecto de advocates for youth y esta dedicada a la comunidad gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual joven latina en E.E.U.U y Latino America; con la meta de proveer informacion sobre salud sexual y mental, asi como informacio sobre cultura general. (a website for the latino/a LGBTQ community)

Bisexual Resource Center (www.biresource.net)

Envisions a world where love is celebrated, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Because bisexuals today are still misunderstood, marginalized and discriminated against, the BRC is committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people

Deaf Queer Resource Center (www.deafqueer.org)

A national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities (hereafter referred to as the "Deaf Queer community"). This is "the place" to find the most comprehensive and accurate information about this unique community.

Gay Discrimination Still Exists in Medical Schools
By Scott Harris

http://www.aamc.org/newsroom/reporter/july07/discrimination.htm

Gay Professors Face Less Discrimination, but Many Still Fight for Benefits
By Burton Bollag

http://chronicle.com/free/v54/i05/05b01001.htm

Gender Education and Advocacy (www.gender.org)

A national organization focused on the needs, issues and concerns of gender variant people in human society. We seek to educate and advocate, not only for ourselves and others like us, but for all human beings who suffer from gender-based oppression in all of its many forms.

Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (www.gpac.org)

Works to ensure that classrooms, communities, and workplaces are safe for everyone to learn, grow, and succeed - whether or not they meet expectations for masculinity and femininity.

GLBT Scholarship Resources (http://washburn.edu/sobu/broach/glbt-scholar.html)

Scholarships for self-identifed gays /lesbians; scholarships for community service to glbt service organizations; scholarships for the study of glbt culture; scholarships for the children of glbt parents

Human Rights Campaign (www.hrc.org)

Seeks to improve the lives of GLBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans through innovative advocacy, education and outreach programs.

Intersex Initiative

A national activist and advocacy organization for people born with intersex conditions.

Intersex Society of North America (www.isna.org)

Devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.

Is Your College/University LGBT-friendly?
By the Iowa Pride Network

http://www.iowapridenetwork.org/college/friendly.html

Lambda Legal (www.lambdalegal.org)

A national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

MySistahs (www.mysistahs.org)

A Web site created by and for young women of color to provide information and offer support on sexual and reproductive health issues through education and advocacy.

National Center for Transgender Equality (www.nctequality.org)

Dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (www.thetaskforce.org)

Works to build the grassroots political power of the LGBT community to win complete equality through direct and grassroots lobbying to defeat anti-LGBT ballot initiatives and legislation and pass pro-LGBT legislation and other measures.

New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) (www.nyagra.com)

Advocates for freedom of gender identity and expression for all.

OutProud (www.outproud.org)

Provide outreach and support to queer teens just coming to terms with their sexual orientation and to those contemplating coming out. We let them know they're not alone by helping them find local sources of friendship and support.

The Survivor Project (www.survivor project.org)

A non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.

Transgender Law and Policy Institute (www.transgenderlaw.org)

A non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.

Youth Resource (www.youthresource.com)

A Web site by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) young people, takes a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern to GLBTQ youth.