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LGBTQ-Friendly Blog, Event Log, and Link Sharing Site

General knowledge/background info
“A Gender Primer” – explains gender identity
Genderpalooza: A Sex & Gender Primer
FAQ for GLBTIQQ Youth (and others)
“GLBTQ&A Rules” – tips for answering questions as an LGBT ambassador
Myths & Facts About GLBT People
Read this before coming out to your parents

Specifically for minority identities within the larger LGBTQIA community:

AVEN – Asexual Visibility & Education Network
Asexual Explorations & accompanying blog
Asexual Sites – list of websites, blogs, online communities, etc. from AVEN Wiki

“Bi the Dozen: A Bisexuality Quiz” – check your bi-Q
Bisexuality FAQ – myth debunking
Bisexual Resource Center
“How To Be an Ally To a Bisexual Person”
“Why I Don’t Do ‘Bi'” – reflection on the connotations of certain labels

Accord Alliance – focus on improving health care for intersex individuals
Intersex Initiative and FAQ
Intersex Society of North America – includes “Intersex FAQ”

“Be a Trans Ally”
Donna Rose – speaker, educator, & advocate on transgender issues
Gender.org – GEA (Gender Education & Advocacy, a national organization) website
National Center for Transgender Equality
Transsexual Road Map – transgender resource focused on transitioning
TransYouth Family Allies
Also see the gender primers at the top of the list

Local groups & organizations
Fair Wisconsin
Positive Voice – northeast Wisconsin
Rainbow Over Wisconsin

Local support groups:
Harmony Cafe – coffeehouse with locations in Green Bay & Appleton; sponsors the following programs: GLBT Partnership (for teens), Spectrum (adults), Valued Families (parents & children)
PFLAG (Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays) – nearest chapter is Appleton/Fox Cities

National/international resources
The Bilerico Project – largest LGBTQ group blog on the web
Campus Pride and their Stop the Hate program
GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) – working to stop negative images in the media
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network) – organizer of the Day of Silence & other programs for youth
The HRC (Human Rights Campaign)
National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

Violence & discrimination
Hate crimes
“Disposable People” – speech originally written for the Transgender Day of Remembrance

LGBT-inclusive domestic/dating violence resources
Golden House – local organization, shelter
Red Flag Campaign – college campaign

“A Primer on Privilege”
“Passing and Privilege” – account of how straight privilege can affect a bi individual

Definitions, models, and theories on Wikipedia

Cass identity model
Queer studies
Third gender

Gay Liberation
LGBT social movements
Stonewall riots
Timeline of LGBT history

Prop 8 & the marriage debate
“November 4: a Contradiction on Justice and Equality”

If you would like to contribute to our list of resources, email us at lgbtqally@snc.edu

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