Resources

Health and Safety:

The Trevor Project – The Trevor Project provides phone, instant messaging, and text services for LGBTQ individuals to communicate with a trained specialist; an online social networking space for youth and their friends and allies in the LGBTQ community; and an online resource center.

 

LGBTQ+ and Addiction
https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq/

Signs of Addiction
https://www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/process-addiction/signs-of-addiction/

Vaping and Smoking in LGBTQ Community

https://www.migvapor.com/ecig-news/vaping-and-lgbtq/

 

Podcasts:

http://thiswayout.org/ – A volunteer-produced, multi-award-winning, internationally-syndicated weekly half-hour “magazine style” LGBTQ community radio program based in Los Angeles.

 

Videos:

Lead With Love – Lead with Love is a 35-minute documentary created to help answer that question. Our goal is to provide comfort, information, and guidance for parents who have recently learned that their son or daughter is lesbian, gay, or bisexual.

http://www.leadwithlovefilm.com/

“Strong Island”: Trans Filmmaker Yance Ford Searches for Justice After His Brother’s Racist Murder

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/24/strong_island_trans_filmmaker_yance_ford

Lee Mokobe: A Powerful Poem About What It Feels Like to be Transgender

https://www.ted.com/talks/lee_mokobe_a_powerful_poem_about_what_it_feels_like_to_be_transgender

Ivan Coyote: Why We Need Gender Neutral Bathrooms

https://www.ted.com/talks/ivan_coyote_why_we_need_gender_neutral_bathrooms

Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols: This Is What LGBT Life Is Like Around The World

https://www.ted.com/talks/jenni_chang_and_lisa_dazols_this_is_what_lgbt_life_is_like_around_the_world

Kristie Overstreet, PHD: Why Are Many Doctors Scared of Transgender Patients?

https://www.ted.com/talks/kristie_overstreet_phd_why_are_many_doctors_scared_of_transgender_patients

 

Education:

GSAFE – GSAFE creates just schools for LGBTQ+ youth in Wisconsin.

GLSEN – Creating safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Youth for Human Rights – Teaching youth about human rights, specifically the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and inspire them to become advocates for tolerance and peace.

Gender Unicorn – Trans Student Educational Resources produced Gender Unicorn to educate people on gender

 

Family Resources:

Our Family Coalition – Our Family Coalition advances equity* for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy.

COLAGE – COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

Family Equality Council – Family Equality Council is changing attitudes and policies to ensure all families are respected, loved, and celebrated — especially those with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.

 

Local Groups:

Positive Voice – Support for all gender and sexuality diverse and questioning individuals, their families, and allies through community outreach and education, as well as collaborative and social activities.

Rainbow Over Wisconsin – Raises money and distributes it to LGBT-friendly programs.

Open Door Pride – Door County’s own pride event and support for LGBT citizens and visitors of Door County.

NEW Pride Alive – Green Bay’s annual pride event.

 

National/International Resources:

PFLAG National  – Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.

Human Rights Campaign – HRC advocates for LGBTQ equality and educates the public about LGBTQ issues.

GLAAD – GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.

FORGE – FORGE is a national transgender anti-violence organization.

IHRA – Intersex Human Rights Australia is an independent support, education, and policy development organization, by and for people with intersex variations or traits. Our work focuses on human rights, bodily autonomy and self-determination, and on evidence-based, patient-directed health care.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs – The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs — which works to end all forms of violence against and within LGBTQ communities — provides reports, toolkits, training, and more to prevent and respond to hate violence against LGBTQ individuals, families, and communities.

National Center for Transgender Equality – The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.

 

Legal Resources:

National LGBTQ Task Force – The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people.

Lambda Legal – Committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

Transgender Law Center – Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

National Center for Lesbian Rights – Achieving LGBTQ Equality Through Litigation, Legislation, Policy, and Public Education.

ACLU – LGBT Rights Project – The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.