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Resources

Stonewall is dedicated to providing a large collection of resources to the GLBT community. To find more visit our Lavender Listings Online.

Columbus/Central Ohio

BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization) – BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetuated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification through prevention, advocacy, violence documentation and survivor services.

Columbus AIDS Task Force – CATF’s mission is to fight the spread of HIV, reduce its transmission, stigma and the resulting discrimination through education and awareness, and provide quality services to individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS.

Equality Ohio – Statewide organization working to secure equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Ohioans

Kaleidoscope Youth Center – The mission of Kaleidoscope Youth Center is to provide advocacy, education, support and a safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in Central Ohio.

OutInColumbus – A commercial web site that offers local GLBT news, personals and other online services

Outlook Columbus – Columbus, Ohio GLBT Monthly Newspaper

P-FLAG Columbus – Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Rainbow Sisters – a social and community-oriented group for lesbian womyn age 40 and over.

Short North Business Association – The culture and spirit of the Short North reflect a grassroots passion for the arts, a lust for life, and a love of diversity.  In addition to great art, fine dining, and fabulous shopping, The Short North is overflowing with sights, excitement, history, and community.

Sisters of Lavender – a support and social group for lesbians forty and over.

Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio – Organizing, educating and energizing the GLBT community to work for, support and elect these Democratic candidates.

Sisters of Lavender – Sister’s of Lavender is a social/support for womyn 40 and over. S.O.L. is the oldest lesbian organization in Columbus.

TransOhio – TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support and advocacy which promotes and improves the health, safety and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community.

National

Center Link – an organization to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.

GLAAD – Gay and Lesbian Alliance Agaist Defamation “GLAAD is a national organization that promotes fair, accurate and inclusive representation as a means of challenging discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity.”

GLSEN – The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN, is working to ensure safe and effective schools for all students.

Human Rights Campaign – The HRC is the nation’s largest gay and lesbian political organization. Be sure to check out the HRC Links page – very comprehensive!

LAMBDA Legal Defense – “The nation’s oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS.”

NGLTF – National Gay and Lesbian Task Force “The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) is a leading progressive civil rights organization that has supported grassroots organizing and advocacy since 1973.”

The NAMES Project/AIDS Memorial Quilt – “Our mission: To use the AIDS Memorial Quilt to help bring an end to AIDS.”

The National Coalition for GLBT Youth – Take advantage of their wide range of resources available for youth and educators

The Queer Resources Directory – The QRD contains over 20,000 files about anything and everything queer, including families, youth, politics, resources, media, and more.

P-FLAG – Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Resources for Lesbians – Politics, activism, culture, the arts, and more.

Commercial

Outsports.com – Outsports.com, a California-based organization established in November 1999, was founded by a journalist and an entertainment executive with a combined 23 years of experience.

PlanetOut – News, shopping, entertainment, and more for the GLBT community world wide!

GAY.COM – An international news, shopping, entertainment, and more!

OUT.com – OUT magazine online.

gaytravel.com – International travel web site serving the GLBT community.

Gay Planet – Search engine/portal to the GLBT internet.

Advocacy and Political Organizations

Each and every member of the GLBT community can help make a difference. You don’t have to be an activist you just have to be active. Here are some resources to help you.

Equality Ohio

HRC

NGLTF

PFLAG

Freedom to Marry

National Coalition on Anti-Violence

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network

Lesbian and Gay Immigrations Rights Task Force

National Center for Transgender Equality

National Youth Advocacy Coalition

Gender Public Advocacy Coalition

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