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Honolulu Community College Library
UH Commission on the Status of LGBTQ+ Equality
Allies, Advocates, & Support
"Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays"
Rainbow Family 808
Support for straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, and transgender persons, and assistance to homeless youth and families in shelters.
Safe Schools Coalition
A public-private partnership, in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, queer and questioning youth, to help schools become places where everyone belongs and can teach and learn. Offers training resources.
Trans Student Educational Resources is a national organization led by trans youth. Its missions are to transform the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment, to educate the public, and to guide trans activitists.
Glossaries (Terms & Defnitions)
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization in the U.S. Its mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and those with HIV.
Transgender Law Center
The Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. Provides a legal information helpline.
LGBTQ+ at HonCC
LGBTQ+ Resources at HonCC
Contact HonCC's LGBTQ+ Equality Commissioners, get support, get confidential assistance, and connect to local and national resources.
Equality Hawaii rallied at the State Capitol, June 6, 2010, before the Civil Unions bill was vetoed. Photo by Carroll Cox. http://carrollcox.com/HB444Rally.htm
Hawai‘i LGBT Legacy Foundation
Mission: to support, empower, educate, unify, and facilitate LGBT organizations and individuals in Hawai‘i. Allied with Equality Hawai‘i.
GLSEN Hawai'i Chapter
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
The Gay-Straight Alliance is a state-wide network that provides support for student clubs that work to improve school climate for all students, and promotes acceptance, tolerance, support and the spirit of peace and aloha in Hawaiʻi ’s schools.
The Life Foundation is dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV, assisting people who are living with HIV and AIDS, and providing education.
LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i
The LGBT Caucus advocates for Hawai‘i’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer, and questioning communities through the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Democrat officials, and the community.
LGBT Resources Hawaiʻi
Programs, materials, and resource contacts for LGBTQ youth.
An organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students, Campus Pride is volunteer-driven by and for student leaders. Lots of info and ideas!
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
The NCLR strives to advance the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)
The NQAPIA is a network of Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander LGBTQ organizations.
National LBGTQ Task Force
The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation "rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance."
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network supports LGBTQ issues, including anti-bullying, in grades K-12. GLSEN also provides a state-by-state LGBTQ school climate evaluation.
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
News, info, resources, support, rights, how to get involved.
The Safe Zone Project
Safe Zone offers online resources for creating LGBTQ awareness and ally training workshops.
Transgender balance symbol, Stephen Wood Photo Library.
"Transgender balance, conceptual artwork." Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
http://hccproxy.lib.hawaii.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.quest.eb.com/search/132_1368430/1/132_1368430/cite. Accessed 22 Feb 2017.
Directories of Resources
Resources - Campus Pride
Sites and info for students - advocacy, leadership, language, health, athletics, living arrangements, religion, more!
Voice of the Shuttle: Queer Studies
Websites of resources on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and other sexual identities. Some of the links no longer connect, but there is still a wealth of info available.
The New York Times: Transgender Resources
Rssources to support to persons dealing the stresses of living a transgender identity, those who are struggling with the transgender identities of loved ones, and for allies who would like to learn more.
Digital Transgender Archive (DTA)
A collection of digitized materialsfor and about transgender history, from over 20 colleges, non-profit organizations, and private collections
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