Education and Information
The 2015 National School Climate Survey:
The experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth in Our Nation's Schools
City of West Hollywood
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The Community of LGBT Centers:
CenterLink was founded in 1994 as a member-based coalition to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers. The organization plays an important role in supporting the growth of LGBT centers and addressing the challenges they face, by helping them to improve their organizational and service delivery capacity and increase access to public resources.
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Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC):
The LAGLCC is a 501(c)(6) organization of gay, lesbain, bisexual, transgender and gay-allied businesses, professionals, and individuals, who have joined together to effect positive growth in ourselves, our work, our community and our future.
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Scientists:
LAGLS provides a friendly, supportive social environment to technoqueers at meetings, field trips and special events; previously monthly, now 2-4 times a years.
Los Angeles Frontrunner:
Is a running and walking club for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) and their friends and supports. We welcome runners and walkers of all levels, ethnic backgrounds and sexual identities.
Different Strokoes Southern California:
This club was founded in 1983 to promote cycling activities among members and friends of the gay and lesbian communities in Southern California. We offer a wide variety of road and mountain bike rides, ranging from easy
to advanced, throughout the greater Los Angeles Area.
The Greater Los Angeles Softball Association:
The league is open to anyone regardless of race, creed, gender, religion, and sexual orientation. The focus of the league is geared to reach out to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons for them to engage in competitive sports.
Great Outdoors Los Angeles:
Great Outdoors is a non-profit, all-volunteer gay and lesbian organization dedicated to the enjoyment of outdoor recreation. We are the largest gay outdoor recreational organization in Southern California and include chapters in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Orange County/Long Beach, Palm Springs and San Diego.
Gay and Lesbian Sierrans:
GLS is an official activity section of the Sierra Club and fosters the purposes of the Sierra Club by making available a wide range of events for gays, lesbians and their friends and family.
Advocates for Youth:
Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.
GLMA - Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality:
GLMA is the world's largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) healthcare professionals.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN):
We conduct extensive and original research to inform our evidence-based solutions for K-12 education. We author developmentally appropriate resources for educators to use throughout their school community. We partner with decision makers to ensure that comprehensive and inclusive safe schools policies are considered,passed and implemented. We partner with dozens of national eudcation organizations and empower student to affect change.
The Center Long Beach:
As a central core of the Greater Long Beach LGBTQ communities we offer assistance and provide education about emotional and physical health, housing, cultural and social activities, and legal and social justice. We advocate for the inclusion of all with no judgment or restrictions based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Matthew Shepard Foundation:
The Foundation was founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year-old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming in October 1998. Created to honor his memory, the Foundation seeks to "Replace Hate with Understanding, Compassion, & Acceptance" through its varied educational, outreach and advocacy programs.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force:
The Task Force creates change by building LGBT political power from the ground up. It is propelling LGBT concerns from the margin to the center. It connects community to create change.
Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSAN):
A national youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
Gay Buddhist Fellowship:
The Gay Buddhist Fellowship supports Buddhist practice in the Gay men's community. It is a forum that brings together the diverse Buddhist traditions to address the spiritual concerns of Gay men in the San Francisco Bay Area, the United States and the world. GBF's mission includes cultivating a social enivornment that is inclusive and caring.
The Popluck Club:
A Los Angeles Organization of gay dads, prospective dads and their families
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA):
To create musical experiences that strengthen our role as a leader among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and performing arts organizations, enrich our membership-artists, support LGBT youth, challenge homophobia, and expose new communities to our message of equality.
Freedom Band Los Angeles:
Founded in 1978 as the Great Ameriacn Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles to provide entertainment at pride celebrations, the mission of the Freem Band Foundation today is to promote the performing arts and bring together divergent communities through the performance and experience of music.
The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center envisions lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, and same-gender-loving people and our allies as fully included and affirmed in every aspect of the UCLA community where justice, equality and respect for all prevail.
The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center is the crossroads of the LGBTQ community at UCLA, providing a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development. We foster unity, wellness, and an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, queer, asexual, questioning, and same-gender-loving students, faculty, staff, alumni, their families, and the entire campus community.