Employer Database (HRC)
Lists of companies that offer domestic partnership benefits and
non-discrimination policies that include sexual orientation.
Sexual Orientation: Science, Education, and Policy
This is a wonderful site that features the work of Dr. Gregory Herek,
University of California, Davis. Dr. Herek is a noted authority on anti-gay
prejudice, hate crimes, and the stigma of AIDS. This site provides factual
information about sexual orientation to promote the use of scientific knowledge
for education and enlightened public policy. This site includes information on
homophobia, hate crimes, gays in the military, homosexuality and mental health,
homosexuality and child molestation, and changing sexual orientation.
& Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG is a national organization dedicated to providing information, education,
and support for the parents, family and friends of lesbians and gays. You will
find a list of local chapters, their mission statement, and general information
about sexual orientation at the PFLAG site.
Defense & Education Fund
A national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil
rights of lesbians, gay men and people with HIV through litigation, education
and public policy work. This site provides information on their AIDS,
employment Discrimination, same-sex marriage, the military ban and anti-gay
Human Rights Campaign
The HRC chronicles the battles that are being fought regarding lesbian/gay
lesgislation and litigation. The HRC link page contains approximately 55 links,
many of them are political in nature.
The National Gay &
Lesbian Task Force
The NGLTF is an organization which seeks to build the political
strength of the lesbian and gay rights movement at the grassroots level.
Press releases and position papers are available online.
Gay and Lesbian
Alliance Against Defamation
GLAAD's web site serves to further its goal of fighting the defamation
of lesbians and gays and their enforced invisibility in the popular culture.
The site defines the goals, the victories and the battles being waged by GLAAD,
with regional chapters reporting on events in their areas.
Force for Gay & Lesbian Couples
A national resource for same-sex couples. Supporting the diverse community of
committed gay and lesbian partners through a variety of media. The Web site contains
120+ pages of essays, surveys, legal information, with an emphasis on legal
Justice For All
An organization dedicated to promoting heterosexual involvement in the gay,
lesbian, bisexual & transgender rights movement.
The Names Project
AIDS Memorial Quilt
The Names Project web site offers information on the history of the quilt, how
to make a panel for the quilt, AIDS information & prevention, and dates
& locations for the quilts display.
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Lesbians, and Bisexuals Born Around 1969's Stonewall Riots Tell Their
Stories of Growing Up in the Age of Information. Alyson Publications,
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Hansbany, editor. Homosexuality and Religion. Haworth
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Jeannine Gramick. Building Bridges: Gay and Lesbian Reality and
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