Education and Information
Advocates For Youth:
I Think I Might Be Lesbian, Now What Do I do?
Gay Lesbian Education Straight Network (GLSEN):
The 2015 National School Climate Survey
City of West Hollywood
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Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC):
The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) organization of gay, lesbian, 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.
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.
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 year.
Women On A Roll:
A social organization that strives to enrich the lives of lesbians--both couples and singles alike. Its membership represents owmen of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities, professions, and fitness levels and brings them together in a fun and relaxed environment. WOAR is also committed to supporting worthy causes and charities that are part of our diverse and wonderful community.
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 Strokes 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.
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.
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.
Greater Los Angeles Softball Association (GLASA):
GLASA is a gay and lesbian slowpitch softball league committed to providing an organization for both gay and non-gay participates to compete in an environment conducive to the gay community. Our league ranges from people that have never thrown a ball to the most competitive players in the nation.
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.
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice:
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. We support hundreds of brilliant and brave grantee partners in the U.S. and internationally who challenge oppression and seed change. We work for racial, economic, social, and gender justice, because we all deserve to live our lives freely, without fear, and with dignity.
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 Center For Lesbian Rights:
The National Center for Lesbian Right (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in 1977.
GLMA - Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality:
GLMA is the world's largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) healthcare professionals.
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.
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.
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 Freedom Band Los Angeles
Vox Femina Los Angeles:
Vox Femina gives women voice through the performance of quality choral literature. Diverse in culture, age, race, belief and sexual identity, we are a chorus committed to commissioning new works and raising awareness about issues that affect us as a family of women. Through music, we aim to create a world that affirms the worth and dignity of every person.
Top Ten Things Lesbians Should Discuss with Their Healthcare Provider
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.