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Civil Rights Information
ACLU LGBT Rights
News, cases, legal documents, resources for advocacy, and more.
American Foundation for Equal Rights
"Since its founding in 2009, the American Foundation for Equal Rights has fought for full federal marriage equality for all Americans."
American Gay Rights Movement : A Timeline
1924-present, from the InfoPlease almanac.
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network
“GLSEN works with educators, policy makers, community leaders and students on the urgent need to address anti-LGBT behavior and bias in schools. GLSEN strives to protect students from bullying and harassment, to advance comprehensive safe schools laws and policies, to empower principals to make their schools safer, and to build the skills of educators to teach respect for all people.”
PFLAG: Parents, Famillies, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
"Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG National Office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors."
Pride at Work
Pride At Work is a nonprofit organization and an officially recognized constituency group of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations.)
Queer Legal Resources
Cases, an AIDS bibliography, immigration issues, laws for various states (including New Jersey), organizations, and more.
Same Sex Marriage: A Selective Bibliography of the Legal Literature
Compiled by a Rutgers professor of law, this reading list is extremely helpful for learning about such topics as parenting, taxes, and international aspects.
Same Sex Marriage, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partnerships
Articles from the New York Times cover news on the subject.
A History of LGBT Rights at the UN
I AM: Trans People Speak - Laverne Cox
"News, reviews, and commentaries on lesbian and bisexual women in entertainment and the media." The reviews and interviews in the Books section can be useful guides, as can those for movies and music; other features give viewers a sense of popular topics.
Asexual Visibility & Education Network
The world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
Formerly AfterElton.com. A kind of Us/People for gay and bisexual men, with book, music, and movie reviews.
Garden State Equality - Transgender Support
"Garden State Equality has received national renown for being a model statewide organization committed to transgender equality and inclusion."
A blog of news and opinion.
Human Rights Campaign - Transgender Support
Resources for people with transgender family members: including healthcare information, transition information, marriage law and planning information, and advocacy groups.
Intersex Society of North America
ISNA is an important resource for clinicians, parents, and affected individuals who require basic information about disorders of sex development (DSDs) and for how to improve the health care and overall well-being of people with DSDs.
October is LGTB history month. Learn more at the offical LGBT History website.
See it here for free: video and television, with comedy, travel, popular shows, short and full-length movies.
Robyn Ochs: Bisexual Resources
Organizations, online materials, books, movies, etc.
Straight Spouse Network
Find support, find reading for yourself and your kids. If you married a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or questioning person, this is a fine website for you.