GLAAD Media Reference Guide - Directory of Community Resources

While the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community encompasses the full spectrum of our society's diversity, that diversity rarely is reflected in media coverage. Our community crosses lines of gender, race, age, income, class, family structure, education, geography, religion and political affiliation. More often than not, however, media representations of our community focus largely on those who are white, male, and affluent.

With this in mind, GLAAD makes it a priority to provide media professionals with resources so they may seek out and reflect the diversity of our community across all issues impacting LGBT lives. We encourage you to contact us for additional resources and/or with any other questions you may have.

AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES

GLAAD Voices of Color Program
www.glaad.org/programs/voicesofcolor

National Black Justice Coalition
www.nbjc.org

Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)
www.gmad.org

Affinity Community Services (Chicago)
www.affinity95.org

Audre Lorde Project (multi-cultural)
www.alp.org

Zuna Institute
www.zunainstitute.org

ANTI-VIOLENCE/HATE CRIMES

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)
www.ncavp.org

Matthew Shepard Foundation
www.matthewshepard.org

Community United Against Violence
www.cuav.org

Transgender Day of Remembrance
www.transgenderdor.org

ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER (API) COMMUNITIES

GLAAD Voices of Color Program
www.glaad.org/programs/voicesofcolor

API Equality (Northern California)
norcal.apiequality.org

API Equality (Southern California)
apiequalityla.org

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)
www.nqapia.org

Trikone (South Asian communities)
www.trikone.org

BISEXUALITY

American Institute of Bisexuality
www.bisexual.org

BiNet USA
www.binetusa.org

Bisexual Resource Center (Boston)
www.biresource.org

Boston Bisexual Women's Network
www.biwomenboston.org

COMMUNITY CENTERS

CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
www.lgbtcenters.org

"EX-GAYS" & "CONVERSION THERAPY"

Beyond Ex-Gay (support for those who survived "ex-gay" programs)
www.beyondexgay.com/

American Psychological Association
www.apa.org/pi/lgbt

National Association of Social Workers
www.naswdc.org/diversity/lgb/reparative.asp

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
www.aamft.org/imis15/content/about_aamft/position_on_couples.aspx

FAMILY/PARENTING/ADOPTION

Family Equality Council
www.familyequality.org

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
www.pflag.org

COLAGE (Children, youth and adults with an LGBT parent)
www.colage.org

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute (Adoption laws, policy, practices)
www.adoptioninstitute.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights' Family Protection Project
www.nclrights.org/explore-the-issues/family-relationships/

Child Welfare League of America
www.cwla.org/programs/culture/glbtq.htm

Asian & Pacific Islander Family Pride
www.apifamilypride.org

Straight Spouse Network
www.straightspouse.org

Lambda Legal Transgender Parents Program
www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/trans-parents/transgender/transgend...

TransParentcy
www.transparentcy.org/index.htm

COLAGE: Kids of Trans Community
www.colage.org/resources/kids-of-trans-resource-guide/

HEALTH

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
www.glma.org

Whitman-Walker Health
www.whitman-walker.org

The National LGBT Health Education Center
www.lgbthealtheducation.org/about-us/lgbt-health-education/
part of Fenway Health
www.fenwayhealth.org/

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
www.wpath.org

HIV/AIDS

Global Forum on MSM & HIV
www.msmgf.org

Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
www.gnpplus.net

National Minority AIDS Council
www.nmac.org

American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
www.amfar.org

Black AIDS Institute
www.blackaids.org

Asian Pacific Islander Wellness Center (San Francisco)
www.apiwellness.org

GMHC (founded as Gay Men's Health Crisis)
www.gmhc.org

The Sero Project
www.seroproject.com

Global Network of People Living with HIV in North America (GNP+ NA)
www.gnpna.org

United States People Living with HIV Caucus
www.hivcaucus.org

Positive Women’s Network
pwnusa.wordpress.com

IMMIGRATION

Immigration Equality
www.immigrationequality.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights' Immigration Project
www.nclrights.org/explore-the-issues/asylum-immigration/

Out4Immigration
www.out4immigration.org

GLAAD
Spanish-Language Media Program
www.glaad.org/latino

INTERNATIONAL

International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
www.iglhrc.org

GLAAD
Global Voices Program
www.glaad.org/globalvoices

Human Rights Watch
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program
www.hrw.org/lgbt

Council for Global Equality
www.globalequality.org

Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration (ORAM)
www.oraminternational.org

LATINO/HISPANIC COMMUNITIES

Unid@s
www.unidoslgbt.com

GLAAD
Spanish-Language Media Program
www.glaad.org/latino

Association of Latino Men for Action (ALMA) (Chicago)
www.almachicago.org

Unity Coalition | Coalicion Unida (Florida)
www.unitycoalition.org

Bienestar (Los Angeles)
www.bienestar.org

ALLGO (Texas)
www.allgo.org

ACLU of Florida en Español
espanol.aclufl.org

Casa Ruby (Washington, DC)
uslea.org

Entre Hermanos (Seattle)
www.entrehermanos.org

Familia es Familia
familiaesfamilia.org

Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) Boston
www.hbgc-boston.org

Lambda Legal
Proyecto Igualdad
www.lambdalegal.org/issues/proyecto-igualdad

Latino AIDS Commission (New York)
www.latinoaids.org

Latino Equality Alliance (Los Angeles)
www.latinoequalityalliance.com

Latino GLBT History Project (Washington, DC)
www.latinoglbthistory.org

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
LGBT Program
lulac.org/programs/lgbt

Make the Road New York
www.maketheroad.org

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Latino (New York)
www.pflagfamiliesofcolor.org/

Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project (QUIP)
unitedwedream.org

Somos Familia (San Francisco)
somosfamiliabay.org

Southerners On New Ground (SONG) (Atlanta)
www.southernersonnewground.org

TransLatina Coalition
translatinacoalition.org

Unión=Fuerza Latino Institute
National Latino LGBT and Ally Convening
sites.google.com/site/creatingchangelatino

LEGAL

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
www.lambdalegal.org

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Project
www.aclu.org/lgbt

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
www.nclrights.org

Williams Institute UCLA School of Law
williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
www.glad.org

MARRIAGE

Freedom to Marry
www.freedomtomarry.org

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
www.lambdalegal.org

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
www.glad.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
www.nclrights.org

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Project
www.aclu.org/lgbt

Human Rights Campaign
www.hrc.org/campaigns/marriage-center

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
www.ngltf.org/issues/marriage_and_partnership_recognition

Williams Institute UCLA School of Law (demographics, economic research)
williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu

MEDIA

GLAAD
www.glaad.org

National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA)
www.nlgja.org

MILITARY

OutServe-SLDN (Servicemembers Legal Defense Network)
www.sldn.org

SPART*A (Service members, Partners, and Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All )
www.facebook.com/SPARTAArmedForces/info

Palm Center
www.palmcenter.org

Transgender American Veterans Association
www.tavausa.org

PEOPLE OF COLOR

GLAAD Voices of Color Program
www.glaad.org/programs/voicesofcolor
[Please see African American Communities, Asian Pacific Islander (API) Communities, Latino/Hispanic Communities.]

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Human Rights Campaign
www.hrc.org

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
www.thetaskforce.org

Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute (LGBT candidates)
www.victoryfund.org

Log Cabin Republicans
www.logcabin.org

Stonewall Democrats
www.stonewalldemocrats.org

RELIGION/FAITH COMMUNITIES

General

Institute for Welcoming Resources (program of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force)
www.thetaskforce.org

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
Religion & Faith Program
www.hrc.org

Gay Christian Network
www.gaychristian.net

GLAAD
Religion, Faith & Values Program
www.glaad.org/faith

Interfaith Alliance
www.interfaithalliance.org

National Black Justice Coalition
www.nbjc.org

Network on Religion & Justice for Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT People
www.netrj.org

Soulforce
www.soulforce.org

The Naming Project
www.thenamingproject.org

Muslims for Progressive Values
mpvusa.org/portfolio/lgbt/

Denominational Affinity Groups

Integrity (Episcopal)
www.integrityusa.org

Dignity/USA (Catholic)
www.dignityusa.org

New Ways Ministry (Catholic)
www.newwaysministry.org

Reconciling Ministries Network (United Methodist)
www.rmnetwork.org

ReconcilingWorks (Lutheran)
www.reconcilingworks.org

More Light Presbyterians
www.mlp.org

Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons
www.affirmation.org

Keshet (Jewish)
www.keshetonline.org/

LGBT / Allied Denominations, Congregations

Metropolitan Community Churches (LGBT-affirming Christian denomination)
www.mccchurch.org

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
(New York City LGBT synagogue)
www.cbst.org

Congregation Kol Ami (Los Angeles LGBT synagogue)
www.kol-ami.org

United Church of Christ
www.ucc.org

City of Refuge United Church of Christ / Refuge Ministries (San Francisco)
www.sfrefuge.org

Unitarian Universalist Association
www.uua.org

Unity Fellowship of Christ Church
www.unityfellowshipchurch.org

RESEARCH

The Movement Advancement Project (MAP)
www.lgbtmap.org/

Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law
williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/

SENIORS/ELDERS

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
www.sageusa.org

American Society on Aging's Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network
www.asaging.org/lain

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Elder Law Project
www.nclrights.org/explore-the-issues/elders/

SPORTS

GLAAD
Sports Media Program
www.glaad.org/sports

GLAAD is a member of the LGBT Sports Coalition
www.facebook.com/lgbtsportscoalition

You Can Play Project
www.youcanplayproject.org

Athlete Ally
www.athleteally.org

The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation
www.standupfoundation.com

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Sports Project
www.nclrights.org/explore-the-issues/sports/

STATEWIDE ORGANIZATIONS

Equality Federation
www.equalityfederation.org
[Web site includes complete directory of LGBT statewide organizations.]

TRANSGENDER

National Center for Transgender Equality
www.transequality.org

Transgender Law Center
www.transgenderlawcenter.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Transgender Law Project
www.nclrights.org/explore-the-issues/transgender-law/

Transgender Law & Policy Institute
www.transgenderlaw.org

Sylvia Rivera Law Project
www.srlp.org

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
www.wpath.org

Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA)
www.imatyfa.org

Gender Spectrum
www.genderspectrum.org

PFLAG Transgender Network
http://community.pflag.org/transgender

Lambda Legal Transgender Parents Program
www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/trans-parents/transgender/transgend...

TransParentcy
www.transparentcy.org/index.htm

COLAGE: Kids of Trans Community
www.colage.org/resources/kids-of-trans-resource-guide/

YOUTH/EDUCATION

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

Point Foundation
www.pointfoundation.org

Gay-Straight Alliance Network
www.gsanetwork.org

The Trevor Project
www.thetrevorproject.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Youth Project
www.nclrights.org/explore-the-issues/youth/

Campus Pride
www.campuspride.org



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