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 List of gay-rights organizations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Here is a list of gay-rights organizations around the world.
Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby of New South Wales (GLRL) [7]
The European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association /wiki/List_of_gay-rights_organizations   (206 words)

 Share and Discover Gay Rights Bio, Pictures, News at BlinkBits.
The gay rights social movementmovement comprises a collection of loosely aligned civil rights groups, human rights groups, support groups and political activists seeking acceptance, tolerance and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and related causes.
The gay rights movement, also called the LGBT rights movement, is a social and political movement with the aim of achieving equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons.
By 1969, there were dozens of homophile organizations and publications in the U.S. (Percy 2005), and a national organization had been formed, but they were largely ignored by the media. /blinks/gay_rights   (2076 words)

 Christian ministries for people wanting help in dealing with homosexuality
Most of this list has been deleted because it was superceded by, which see.
The portions of this list bulleted with a yellow ball are copyright © 1996-2006 by Exodus International.
The list as a whole is copyright © 2003-2006 by Gene Chase. /~chase/h/helplis.htm   (328 words)

 Gay Rights Movement: Series II: Activists Alliance
International List of Gay Organizations and Publications; Series 4.
The National Gay Movement Committee worked to establish contact with gay groups in other cities and to encourage the formation of sister organizations with a view to exerting pressure for gay rights at the national level.
The gay movement list was compiled by Robert Alan Roth with the aid of the gay movement committee of GAA. /Data/Introductions/20240FM.htm   (2131 words)

 GLBTQ Public School Issues.
In this report, Human Rights Watch documents attacks on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth who are subjected to abuse on a daily basis by their peers and in some cases by teachers and school administrators.
In 1997, the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education issued guidelines specifically stating that gay and lesbian students across America have the right to a school environment free of harassment and abuse.
Readers are encouraged to seek out additional resources in bookstores and libraries and by contacting the organizations listed at the end of this bibliography. /gay-bisexual/links4.htm   (8810 words)

 TurnOUT! Know Thy Enemy: Anti-Gay Organizations
There are many devout and religious people who are in favor of equal rights, and who accept gays and lesbians fully into their churches and society.
Their tactics differ...some lobby Congress, other preach lies on television...but they all share the goal of shoving gays back into the closet, and will stop at nothing to remake America into a theocracy where they are the self-appointed representatives of God on Earth.
These groups are certainly on the right side of the political spectrum, and many of their views are radically different from those of most Americans. /out/knowthy_orgs.html   (1130 words) Links
The Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies: "From ground breaking research on giving and volunteering to myth-busting analysis of the economic status of lesbians and gay men, IGLSS leads the way in research and analysis on questions important to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered Americans.
The list is an important point of exchange for a number of issues including discussions of upcoming Queer CUNY conferences, notification of job openings, sharing information about LGTBQ course offerings throughout the CUNY campuses, and organizing discussion groups around specific topics.
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals /clags/links.htm   (1485 words)

For gays and lesbians, this amendment is equivalent to the Stonewall Rebellion, to Anita Bryant's crusade, and to the government's negligence at the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, at least in terms of enraging people and moving them to action.
She was referring to two rights of marriage that few of us ever think about—until we’re sued for $100 million, or brought to court for something far more minor.
The Gay City News forgot to mention the many conflicts of star reporter Judith Miller, particularly her relationship to the Middle East Forum. /2004_02_22_atrios_archive.html   (8191 words)

 Spokane, Washington's Gays Defy Conservatives
Last month 22 different gay organizations for the first time signed a joint list of priorities ranging from gay marriage to jobs law and the rights of gays in the military.
Such an upfront move is part of a wider national response by gay groups in America in the wake of an election in which gay issues, such as same-sex marriage, came to the fore.
Penny Lancaster, leader of an influential body of evangelical groups called Community Impact Spokane, has said the city risks becoming a 'gay Mecca'. /headlines05/0227-04.htm   (1213 words)

 Zogby International/ GL Census Partners Poll
Considering the effectiveness of “major gay rights organizations,” without specifying specific organizations, nearly half (47%) of respondents were neutral, giving a score of 3 on the effectiveness scale.
This Zogby International/ GL Census Poll asked a panel of 1456 respondents identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered (GLBT) questions about their involvement with gay rights organizations, what effectiveness they felt these organizations have, and what issues should be at the forefront of their mission.
Over a third (37%) of all respondents said they were members of either the national or state gay rights groups, or both groups, while nearly half (49%) said they donated money to those organizations. /polls/gayrights.htm   (1771 words)

 Professional and Business Organizations
Gay and Lesbian Professional and Business Organizations, Clubs and Guilds.
GOAL is an organization serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender criminal justice professionals - both sworn and civilian.
MLGBA is a statewide association of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) lawyers, paralegals, law students, and others formed to provide mutual support, advance the visibility of LGB people within the legal profession, explore legal issues. /gayscape/profbus.html   (643 words)

 Gay Writers from
Microsoft wanted the column to be a breezy "list" of things that happened in the past week in gay culture and politics so that a reader could go to a gay party on Friday night and converse about the latest stuff.
I've written opinion pieces for gay media on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis for most of 21 years.
In recent years, I drifted from "the gay community" and lost track of the latest trends. /opinion/wocknerWire/wocknerWire.htm   (451 words)

 Iranian gay activists call for action Headlines News UK
Gay activists within Iran are calling for more support from the international community, warning that the country is condoning the persecution and abuse of lesbians and gay men.
In a press release issued to GAY.COM, the Persian Gays & Lesbians Organisation (PGLO) said they are seeing examples of gay men being targeted by authorities because of their sexuality.
“The Persian Gays and Lesbians Organisation asks all human rights activists and GLBT defenders to protest against homophobic attitudes and crimes in Iran. /headlines/9045   (470 words)

The complete list of organizations that have created and co-signed this statement can be found at the bottom of this page.
The histories of America’s civil rights movements – and their successes in securing equal protection of the law for those denied it – have always been shaped by the complex interweaving of legal victories, political progress and advances in public opinion.
We must continue to expose the radical right’s efforts to advance a culture of prejudice and intolerance, and we must fight their attempts to enshrine anti-gay bigotry in our state and federal laws and constitutions. /media/release_detail.php?id=3769   (1210 words)

 G/L/B/T Rights Web Sites
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) was founded in 1990 to fill the gap between the international human rights movement and the gay rights movement, neither of which fully addressed human rights violations against sexual minorities.
Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force--a national grass-roots organizationwhich challenges the widespread discriminatory impact of immigration law on gays and lesbians through education, outreach & advocacy.
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)--a nonprofit, public interest legal organization whose mission is to achieve full equality and justice for New England's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and HIV or AIDS affected individuals /sis/srsis/links/glbtrights.html   (506 words)

 NW Gay and Lesbian organizations
Gay and Lesbian University Employees of the University of Washington
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Graduate Students and Faculty at the University of Washington
note: limited to non-profit and/or information-providing organizations and publications with websites...many of the websites give directory information for related area organizations without websites... /alvin/nwgorg.htm   (2882 words)

Both Colin Powell and the human rights community seem to agree that the leaders of the insurrection are a collection of notorious thugs and murderers.
The human rights groups, in turn, are generally laudatory of the human rights reports, while using them as an opportunity to criticise broader US policy - see Tom Malinowski from 2002 here, or Amnesty from this year here.
QUIET DIPLOMACY: Conservative critics of the human rights movement often insist that vocal denunciations of abusive governments are counterproductive because such governments refuse to compromise their pride by giving in to public criticism. /2004_02_22_oxblog_archive.html   (6151 words)

 Rio Hondo College Library - Gay Rights Subject Guide
This is a resource of links to U.S. interest groups with contrasting positions on gay rights, from Christian Anti-Gay Rights organizations to the Freedom to Marry Coalition.
Founded in 1973, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is a leading, progressive civil rights organization for gays.
As America's largest gay and lesbian organization, the Human Rights Campaign provides a national voice on gay and lesbian issues. /subject_guides/gay_rights.htm   (808 words)

 Commercial Closet
Additionally, major national GLBT organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, National Gay & lesbian Task Force, Lambda Legal and major state GLBT rights groups have numerous national and regional events that attract thousands of supporters and top-level sponsors.
Gay men and lesbians are less likely to fast-forward or mute TV commercials because they are interruptions -- 57% compared to 62% of their straight counterparts.
Gay & lesbian film festivals also are a major draw in many large and small cities internationally, some that have celebrated a decade or more of existence and attract over 15,000 attendees during the run. /cgi-bin/iowa/about.html?pages=resources   (6904 words)

A strong supporter of many gay rights causes, Kressley uses his celebrity to advance many different concerns such as the Human Rights Campaign Federal Club, for which he has hosted numerous charity events.
He was also one of the hosts for the 2004 AIDS Walk in New York City and was a major donor in establishing the first college scholarship program for gay youth in his hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
He is currently working on donating his time to consult on a NYC shopping spree to the Dream Foundation, which enhances the quality of life for individuals and families battling terminal illnesses by granting dreams and wishes. /CARSON   (478 words)

 Gay News From
Chretien legislated some of the most inclusive rights for gay and lesbian couples in the world, stopping just short of full marriage rights.
The gala will be held on May 1, part of a series of events planned to mark 40 years of the gay rights movement.
"This is an impressive list from Bayard Rustin to Barney Frank, MTV to Melissa Etheridge, Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin to Kevin Bourassa and Joe Varnell, Larry Kramer to Andrew Sullivan," stated Malcolm Lazin, Executive Director, Equality Forum. /newscon04/11/112204heros.htm   (410 words)

 Equality Maryland
Silver Spring – Latina/o lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and families, together with elected officials and community leaders will gather for an April 28th forum at the Langley Community Center to discuss discrimination, civil rights and marriage equality.
ANNAPOLIS - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has joined a number of civil rights and religious organizations that oppose attempts to amend Maryland's Constitution to ban the legal protections of marriage for same-sex couples.
“Jumping the Broom: A Black Perspective on Same-Gender Marriage” addresses head-on the issue of whether or not marriage for same gender loving couples is a civil rights issue, and it was produced to initiate dialogue in churches, fraternal organizations, media outlets, NAACP chapters, and among civic and community leaders.   (1738 words)

 Boston IMC: feature/24040 has been outraged that national gay rights organizations have demanded nothing around equal marriage rights from the Democrats.
In addition to Kerry, other leading Democrats in Massachusetts are in the forefront of a move which could once again ban gay marriage there as early as 2006.
"Unfortunately, the leading political organizations in our community have chosen to politely downplay the Democrats' attacks on our equal marriage rights, all while using the marriage issue in fundraising letters to swell their treasuries. /feature/display/24040/index.php   (620 words)

 Egale Canada: Encyclopedia topic
Egale successfully lobbied the federal government (federal government: A government with strong central powers) to add “sexual orientation” to the Canadian Human Rights Act (Canadian Human Rights Act: the canadian human rights act is a statute originally passed by the government of canada...
They developed fact sheets on current issues affecting the LGBT communities; established a Website and manages six e-mail discussion groups (discussion groups: a mailing list is a collection of names and addresses used by an individual or an organization...
[follow hyperlink for more...]) people; intervening in legal cases that have an impact on human rights and equality; increasing public education (public education: public education is schooling provided by the government, and paid for by taxes.... /reference/egale_canada   (661 words)

 Category:LGBT rights organizations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association
Norwegian National Association for Lesbian and Gay Liberation
This page was last modified 04:36, 17 February 2006. /wiki/Category:LGBT_rights_organizations   (89 words)

The Arizona Human Rights Fund (AHRF) is the only organization in Arizona that advocates exclusively for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues at both the Legislature and the voting booth.
On Monday, April 17th, the Arizona Senate defeated HB 2696, a bill that would have discriminated against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the adoptive process by giving preference to applicants who are a married couple.
Our website is one of the tools that we use to educate and mobilize the LGBT community on legislation, elected officials, candidates and ballot initiatives that relate to LGBT equality.   (222 words)

 The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
is a trademark of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and may not be used without permission.
March 28 – National Gay and Lesbian Task Force applauds Senate committee passage of bipartisan-backed immigration measure
Youth in the Crosshairs: The Third Wave of Ex-Gay Activism report now available for download.   (256 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : Lesbian Gay Rights
ALBANY, NY -- In 14 friend-of-the-court briefs filed with the New York Court of Appeals, national and statewide religious and civil rights leaders and organizations urge the court to put an end to state laws that deny same-sex couples the protections of marriage.
The Lesbian and Gay Rights Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion on LGBT rights through the courts, legislatures and public education.
The court is hearing oral arguments in lawsuits brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, Lambda Legal and others on behalf of same-sex couples on May 31, 2006. /LesbianGayRights/LesbianGayRightsMain.cfm   (307 words)

 Third time's the charm: Maine voters keep equal rights law
All of the businesses, social groups and organizations listed in the Chronicle have thousands of members across Ohio.
Augusta, Maine--Voters in the state rejected an attempt to repeal a gay and lesbian civil rights law, splitting the nationally-watched LGBT elections results with Texas, where voters soundly passed a constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage.
With the challenge to the law ended, Maine is now the 16th state with a gay and lesbian non-discrimination law on the books. /stories05/november/1111052.htm   (683 words)

 Rights Organizations
Here is a list of some national, state-based and foreign Second Amendment rights organizations (or, for those outside, the United States, gun-owner rights organizations).
Champaign County Rifle Association — They are a "civil rights organization dedicated to fully restoring to the citizens of Illinois their full rights as guaranteed by the US Constitution.
Gun Owners Alliance — Gun Owners Alliance (GOA-Texas) is an independent Texas organization that champions and supports the rights of law abiding Texans and Americans to own, enjoy and use firearms as guaranteed by the Constitutions of the State of Texas and the United States of America. /~papercut/organizations.html   (709 words)

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