LGBT Online Resource List by Category
First things first
1. A message from Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America
2. Let’s get it right: Is it LGBT, LGBTQ or LGBTQIA?
3. So what does the “Q” in LGBTQ actually mean?
4. LGBT Educational Topics (Compiled by UC-Davis LGBT Resource Center)
Bullying (See also “support for LGBT youth” below.)
- http://www.itgetsbetter.org/ “It Gets Better Project”
- http://www.charactersunite.com/ Using storytelling as a way to counteract bullying
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3exzMPT4nGI This video entitled “Tough Guise” (play on the words “tough guys”) addresses some of the ways homophobia arises out of strict gender roles regarding what is or isn’t masculine.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_history Wikipedia article
- http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/stonewall/ PBS documentary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots that started the modern gay rights movement in the U.S
- http://sparrowlet.hubpages.com/hub/lesbians-in-history Interesting stories of the lives of five famous lesbians
- http://www.transactiveonline.org/resources/history-people_cultures.php A list of biographies of transgender people throughout history, most of whom are American
International LGBT news
- http://news.yahoo.com/frances-hollandes-signs-gay-marriage-bill-law-080622558.htmlFrance becomes the 14th country to legalize gay marriage.
- http://www.care2.com/causes/albania-passes-gay-hate-crimes-law-that-surpasses-the-u-s.htmlAlbania passes hate crimes law that surpasses the U.S.
- http://news.yahoo.com/gay-attack-victim-france-becomes-cause-celebre-194609167.htmlHomophobic attack in France backfires with a rally of national support for the victim of the attack.
LGBT History Month
- http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com/October is LGBT history month.
- http://youtu.be/hlVBg7_08n0 MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – SAME LOVE feat. MARY LAMBERT (OFFICIAL VIDEO) This song was used by Washington State University to express the university’s support for state referendum 73 in support of gay marriage.
National and local support, including hotlines
- http://www.thetrevorproject.org/ The Trevor Project is the leading national
organization providing crisis intervention and
suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
- http://www.glnh.org/index2.htmlGLBT National Help Center
- http://www.therainbowcenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16&Itemid=17 Non-crisis hotline
- http://community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid=536 PFLAG listing of hotlines and resources
- http://www.glnh.org/talkline/index.htmlGLBT National Youth Talkline
- http://www.itgetsbetter.org/ It Gets Better Project
- www.itstartsnow.wsu.edu Washington State University “It Starts Now” Project
- http://studentactivities.waketech.edu/clubs/fullspectrum/ Wake Tech “Full Spectrum” Gay Straight Alliance
- http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2011/10/lgbtq_centers_terri_phoenix_breaks_down_barriers_despite_obstacles LGBTQ Center at UNC-Chapel Hill
Sports and the achievements of LGBT athletes
- http://sports.yahoo.com/news/rashad-evans-comes-alongside-nfl-192922063–mma.htmlRashad Evans and NFL stars speak up to support gay marriage.
- http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/zone-bout-article-1.1238840 An Olympian boxer comes out of the closet
- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/27/gay-olympians-london-2012-olympics_n_1710329.html LGBT athletes at the 2012 London Olympics
- http://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2013/01/08/orlando-cruz-his-biggest-fight-yet Interview with Orlando Cruz
- http://youtu.be/LbVaTHFzixo HBO Sports interview with Orlando Cruz
Struggle for LGBT equal rights including gay marriage
- http://news.yahoo.com/op-ed-t-human-rights-without-gay-rights-200005141.htmlEditorial “You Can’t Have Human Rights Without Gay Rights”
- http://theweek.com/article/index/241898/how-gay-rights-tipped-so-quicklyGay rights and the Supreme Court
- http://theweek.com/article/index/241898/how-gay-rights-tipped-so-quicklyWhy support for gay marriage changed so quickly in the U.S.
- http://news.yahoo.com/minn-gay-marriage-sponsors-personal-205605211.htmlGay marriage in Minnesota
- http://news.yahoo.com/4-signs-doma-doomed-073400434.html Editorial about DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act)
- http://news.yahoo.com/why-shouldnt-applaud-courage-politicians-backing-gay-marriage-090500060.html Short editorial about politicians and gay marriage
- http://theweek.com/article/index/241822/this-week-at-the-supreme-court-whats-at-stake-for-gay-marriage Gay marriage and the Supreme Court (March 2013)
- http://www.vitorussomovie.com/ (Website for the HBO documentary “Vito” about the life of gay rights activist Vito Russo)
- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ashley-love/on-stonewall-riot-initiat_b_634115.htmlExcellent article about transgender women, the Stonewall riots, and discrimination against transgender people
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrsSAUNrxI8&feature=youtu.be Short video about “The Celluloid Closet,” a 1995 American documentary film based on the book of the same name by Vito Russo. The book and film are about Hollywood’s portrayal of LGBT characters.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Celluloid_Closet Wikipedia article about “The Celluloid Closet.”
Tolerance, inclusion, and acceptance at school, in the workplace, and in society
- http://usclgbt.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/presidential-inauguration-2013-makes-lgbt-history/ Message from Barack Obama’s 2013 Presidential Inauguration
- http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/high-school-senior-comes-gay-while-accepting-award-230305217.html High school senior comes out during school awards ceremony
- http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2011/10/lgbtq_centers_terri_phoenix_breaks_down_barriers_despite_obstacles LGBT Center at UNC-Chapel Hill
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1e86d3U13U Workplace
- http://www.socialworkers.org/diversity/lgb/062005.asp Gay marriage
- http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/maps-of-state-laws-policies State laws and policies across the U.S.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arUgaKfkjLs Progress in federal agencies
Who’s who in LGBT history
- http://main.uab.edu/Sites/students/life/safe-zone/33566/ List of gays and lesbians throughout world history
- http://www.lambda.org/famous.htm Another list of famous LGBT people