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    This resource guide is a dynamic document that will be updated as new resources become available or are brought to the attention of the Safe Zone team. Note: Some resources listed are not devoted exclusively to LGBTQIAGNC-identified individuals but were considered by the Safe Zone team as valuable.

    New School Offices for Reporting Bias, Bigotry, and Harassment

    If for any reason you do not feel comfortable or safe approaching any of these offices directly, we encourage you to seek support from a trusted faculty, staff, or Safe Zone team member who will assist you in the reporting process. You can also email safezone@newschool.edu.

    Assistant Vice President for Student and Campus Life

    Tom McDonald
    79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
    Phone: 212.229.5900 x3656
    Email: mcdonalt@newschool.edu

    Campus Security

    New School Security is responsible for safeguarding the rights of every member of our community and providing a safe and secure atmosphere on our campus and in all university buildings.

    Tom Iliceto, Director
    55 West 13th Street
    Phone: 212.229.7001 (24 hours)

    Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities

    Gene Puno-De Leon
    79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
    Phone: 212.229.5349 x3653
    Email: punog@newschool.edu
    Website: www.newschool.edu/studentservices/rights

    New School Policies on Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Transgender Student Identification, and Conduct

    Safe Zone Program

    The aim of the New School Safe Zone program is to assemble a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and student advocates and allies to increase safety and create a more supportive campus environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual and gender nonconforming (LGBTQIAGNC) community at The New School. The New School is dedicated to creating a welcoming environment for everyone inclusive of race, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender and gender expression, sexuality, religious and political beliefs, age, and ability. The university stands against all forms of discrimination and oppression, whether directed against individuals or groups.

    Student Organizations at The New School

    Active Minds

    Active Minds is a student organization dedicated to opening up a dialogue about mental health and mental illness.

    Activeminds@newschool.edu

    Amnesty International

    Amnesty International is an organiztion of individuals around the world who stand for humanity and human rights. Amnesty International's mission is to protect people who are being denied justice, freedom, and dignity. The group investigates and exposes abuses, educates and mobilizes the public, and works to transform societies to create a safer and more just world for all.
    amnesty@newschool.edu

    Queer Collective

    Created by resident advisers William Johnson and Alexa Riggs, the aim of the Queer Collective is to unite queer students and their allies in all of The New School's residence halls and divisions and to promote queer consciousness on our campus. 
    newschool.queercollective@gmail.com

    Diversity Works

    Diversity Works offers creative arts students from underrepresented groups opportunities to demonstrate their unique gifts through artistic endeavors that celebrate diversity, which are shared with the university and broader community.
    diversityworks@newschool.edu

    Gender Studies Inquiry Group

    This group gathers and discusses work from all academic disciplines across The New School that addresses topics related to feminism and gender studies.
    genderstudiesinquiry@newschool.edu

    International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

    The ISAB fosters international education exchange, creates a welcoming environment for international students, and nurtures the intellectual, artistic, cultural, and social development of students, scholars, and exchange visitors.
    isab@newschool.edu

    The New You Peer Health Advocates

    Peer Health Advocates are volunteer student leaders with a passion for health and wellness who develop programs and services for all students at The New School. The advocates receive extensive training in health education, advocacy, and leadership skills.
    wellness@newschool.edu

    Queerocracy

    Queerocracy is a grassroots community organization led by New School students that is working to promote social justice and respond to the global AIDS crisis through direct action, advocacy, and education.
    www.queerocracy.org
    groups.google.com/group/queerocracy

    Students of the African Diaspora (SOAD)

    SOAD is open to all students at the university who represent the African Diaspora, irrespective of citizenship, nationality and personal relationship to the continent of Africa, and any other students interested in promoting and cultivating a community that honors and respects the history and achievements of members of the African Diaspora. SOAD was founded with the goal of providing a space to foster growth, exchange, support, mentoring, activism, critical engagement, and consciousness building among the New School community as a whole.
    soad@newschool.edu

    University Student Senate (USS)

    USS is the official student government of The New School. Elected from all divisions of the university, its members listen to students' concerns and convey them to the university administration. USS also organizes campus-wide events and parties, makes political statements, and co-funds events hosted by other organizations, and more.
    www.newschoolsenate.org

    LGBTQIAGNC-affirmative University Offices

    Gender Studies Program at Eugene Lang College

    Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary area of study that draws on courses offered throughout the university. Students take approved gender studies courses to supplement their primary course of study. Those who complete the program of six courses (two introductory courses, three intermediate-advanced courses, and a senior capstone course) under the guidance of an Gender Studies advisor can request a letter attesting to their completion of the program.

    Ann Snitow, Director
    Email: snitowa@newschool.edu

    Office of the Student Ombuds

    The Student Ombuds office assists New School students in resolving conflicts and disputes through informal mediation. The services of this office are independent, neutral, and confidential.

    Keisha Davenport Ramirez, Ombudsperson

    Phone: 212.229.8996
    Email: DavenpoK@newschool.edu
    www.newschool.edu/studentservices/intercultural/resources

    University Social Justice Committee

    The New School's Social Justice Committee, composed of faculty, students, and staff, is committed to increasing the presence of underrepresented and marginalized groups in the New School community. Committee members evaluate and propose academic policies and practices that will support the social and academic aspirations of all members of the university. An important part of the committee's mission is creating an environment in which every member of the New School community can acquire the skills necessary to struggle effectively for a more inclusive and just society.
    www.newschool.edu/provost/social-justice and http://blogs.newschool.edu/social-justice/

    Health Services

    Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

    Callen-Lorde is New York City's only primary health care center dedicated to meeting the health needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities and people living with HIV/AIDS. Callen-Lorde accepts ADAP, Medicare, Family Health Plus, and the following Medicaid plans: Fidelis, HIP, Health First, Neighborhood Health Providers, Amida Care, and Metro Plus. Many private insurance plans are also accepted, and people without insurance are always welcome.

    356 West 18th Street
    Phone: 212.271.7200
    www.callen-lorde.org

    Gender Identity Project (GIP)

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center's Gender Identity Project (GIP) fosters the healthy development of transgendered and gender-nonconforming people, partners, families, and community. Through the delivery of a range of supportive services, advocacy, outreach, education, and capacity building, GIP creates a safe and constructive atmosphere for community building, wellness and self-care, and leadership development for the transgender-identified community.
    www.gaycenter.org/gip

    GMHC

    GMHC is the world's first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and advocacy. Founded in 1981, GMHC is fighting to end the AIDS epidemic and enhance the lives of all affected by supplying information, care, and support; creating policy; and facilitating community building.
    www.gmhc.org

    Go Ask Alice!

    Go Ask Alice! is an Internet question-and-answer resource produced by the Alice! Health Promotion Program at Columbia University.
    www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

    Established in 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center is the largest LGBTQ multiservice organization on the East Coast and the second-largest LGBTQ community center in the world. The center provides social services and educational, cultural, and recreational programs; creates public policy; and hosts many LGBTQ organizations.

    208 West 13th Street
    Phone: 212.620.7310
    www.gaycenter.org

    New School Student Health Services

    New School Student Health Services offers counseling, medical care, wellness and health promotion services, and student health insurance.

    80 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    Phone: 212.229.1671
    Website: www.newschool.edu/studentservices/health

    Transgender Health Care Provider Directory

    The Transgender Health Care Provider Directory is a public directory in PDF form listing transgender-affirming health care providers for the trans and gender-nonconforming community in the New York City metropolitan area. The directory lists physicians, mental health professionals, acupuncturists, and HIV/AIDS agencies as well as other health care practitioners.
    www.transgenderlegal.org/media/uploads/doc_178.pdf

    YouthResource

    YouthResource is a website by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning young people that takes a holistic approach to sexual health and issues of concern to queer youth.
    www.amplifyyourvoice.org/youthresource

    Psychotherapy Resources

    Association of Lesbian and Gay Affirmative Psychotherapy (ALGAP)

    ALGAP provides affirmative psychotherapy for the LGBTQ community.

    Phone: 646.486.3430
    www.algap.org/html/whoarewe.html

    Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Psychotherapy (GLAP)

    GLAP offers affirmative, supportive psychotherapy to the LGBTQ community, recognizing the range and diversity of gender and sexuality within human experience.

    Phone: 
    212.333.3334
    glapnyc.org/index.html

    Identity House

    Identity House provides peer counseling and therapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and other adults who are struggling with issues of sexuality, alienation, relationships, and family. Identity House also hosts groups, learning modules, and other events.

    39 West 14th Street, suite 205
    Phone: 212.243.8181
    www.identityhouse.org

    Lesbian Therapists Referral Network

    The Lesbian Therapists Referral Network was founded in 1994 with the mission of providing quality psychotherapy services to members of the LGBTQ communities. Lesbian-identified therapists help clients address issues involving identity, relationships, careers, and mood disorders like depression or anxiety, with an understanding of the importance of gender and sexual identity to those issues.

    Phone: 212.206.1589
    http://www.lesbiantherapist.com

    HIV Testing

    GMHC

    GMHC offers free onsite HIV testing.
    www.gmhc.org/get-support/get-connected/get-tested

    Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center at The New School

    Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center is a culturally diverse, community based, non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, HCV and other drug related harm among injection drug users and the community.  LESHRC conducts free and confidential HIV testing on the New School campus on Monday afternoons, 3:00-4:30 p.m.  First-come, first-served and only when the university is open. Please call ahead to confirm the testing schedule.

    80 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    Phone: 212.229.1671, option 1
    Website: www.leshrc.org/

    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

    The New York City Health Department provides free and confidential clinics that test for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.  Prior appointments are not required. HIV counseling and rapid HIV testing are also offered. Patients have the option to be tested anonymously.
    www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/std/std2.shtml

    Substance Use Treatment

    Care Center Recovery

    Based in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, the Care Center Recovery offers sensitive and affirmative substance abuse and dependency treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals and their families.
    www.gaycenter.org/health/recovery

    Relationship Violence and Anti-LGBTQIAGNC Violence

    New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (AVP)

    AVP offers counseling, community advocacy, organizing, and public education services aimed at combating hate violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer, and HIV-affected communities.

    240 West 35th Street, suite 200
    Phone: 212.714.1141 (24-hour hotline)
    Website: www.avp.org/index.htm

    Safe Homes Project

    Safe Homes Project is a Brooklyn-based domestic violence organization providing  services to the LGBTQ community. Safe Homes Project advocates will assist clients in making safety plans, obtaining orders of protection, legal representation, relocation, and entering shelters, as well as providing referrals for benefits and other services. All services are free and available in both English and Spanish.

    Phone: 718.499.2151
    www.safehomesproject.org

    Resources to Help Stop Bullying

    The Matthew Shepard Foundation

    The Matthew Shepard Foundation runs Matthew's Place, an online community and resource center for LGBTQ youth.

    Website: www.matthewsplace.com

    National Center for Bullying Prevention

    The National Center for Bullying Prevention promotes awareness and teaches effective ways to respond to bullying.

    Website: pacer.org/bullying

    STOMP Out Bullying

    STOMP Out Bullying focuses on reducing bullying online and in communities across the country.

    Website: stompoutbullying.org

    Trevor Project

    The Trevor Project is an organization that provides life-saving and life-affirming resources for the LGBTQ community, including the Trevor Lifeline, a 24-hour national crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for gay and questioning teens.

    Phone: 1.866.4.U.Trevor (1.866.488.7386)
    Website: www.thetrevorproject.org

    Spiritual and Religious Resources

    Muslim GLBT Resources

    filmsthatchangetheworld.vswebdev.com/Resources/Muslim-GLBT-Resources

    Congregation Beit Simchat Torah Synagogue (CBST)

    Congregation Beit Simchat Torah is a progressive Jewish community founded in 1973. CBST attracts and welcomes gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered, queer, and straight individuals, and families who share the values of diversity, social justice, and a commitment to human rights for all people. 

    57 Bethune Street
    Phone: 212.929.9498
    Website: www.cbst.org

    HOD Gay Religious Jews

    HOD is an independent website that provides information and articles to the religious gay community and to rabbis and other religious leaders.

    Website: www.hod.org.il?lan=en

    Metropolitan Community Church of New York (MCC)

    MCC is a church for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered community. In additions to worship services and Sunday school, the church offers counseling, solemnizes holy unions, maintains a food pantry, and provides other services.

    446 West 36th Street
    Phone: 212.629.7440
    Website: www.mccny.org  

    Family Resources

    Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)

    COLAGE organizes community-building programs for people with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, or queer parent.

    Website: www.colage.org

    PFLAG NYC (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

    PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and their families and friends.

    Website: www.pflag.org

    ProudParenting

    Proud Parenting is an online community for LGBTQ parents and their children that offers news discussions and member profiles.

    Website: proudparenting.com

    Shelter

    Ali Forney Center

    This shelter for homeless LGBTQI youth provides housing and meals, vocational training, and performing arts programs for ages 21 and under.

    27 West 22nd Street, 1st floor
    Phone: 212.206.0574
    Website: www.aliforneycenter.org

    Safe Space Drop-in

    Based in southeastern Queens and serving primarily Jamaica, Far Rockaway, and Richmond Hill, Safe Space offers integrated family support and youth-focused programs, including community and mental health services, designed to help families build a better future for themselves and their children. Safe Space serves more than 10,000 individuals annually.

    24 West 30th Street, 2nd floor
    Phone: 212.481.8062
    Website: www.safespacenyc.org

    Drop-in hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Hotlines

    Gay and Lesbian National Hotline

    Monday–Friday, 4:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.; Saturday 12:00–5:00 p.m.
    888.843.4564 or 212.989.0999

    LifeNet (24 hours)

    800.LIFE.NET

    National Crisis Hotline (24 hours)

    800.273.8255

    National Suicide Hotline (24 hours)

    800.784.2433

    Samaritans Suicide Hotline (24 hours)

    212.673.3000

    Trevor Project Hotline (24 hours)

    866.488.7386

    Legal Services

    American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

    The ACLU works to protect rights guaranteed by the law and the U.S. Constitution and to extend these rights to segments of the population to whom they have traditionally been denied, including people of color, women, lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgendered people, prisoners, and people with disabilities.

    Website: www.aclu.org

    HIV Law Project

    The HIV Law Project offers free civil legal services to HIV-positive residents of Manhattan and the Bronx and all homeless New Yorkers.
    15 Maiden Lane, 18th floor
    Phone: 212.577.3001

    Website: www.hivlawproject.org

    Immigration Equality

    Immigration Equality is a national organization working to end discrimination in U.S. immigration law against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and HIV-positive people. The group helps obtain asylum for those persecuted in their home countries on the basis of their sexual orientation, transgender identity, or HIV status. Members meet at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center on the third Monday of every month at 8:00 p.m.

    40 Exchange Place, 17th floor
    Phone: 212.714.2904
    Website: www.lgirtf.org

    Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

    Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgendered people, and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

    120 Wall Street, Suite 1500
    Phone: 212.809.8585
    Website: www.lambdalegal.org

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)

    LeGaL is a bar association of the LGBTQ legal community that provides a free walk-in legal clinic at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center every Tuesday, 6:00–8:00 p.m. For referrals to an attorney, leave a message stating the nature of the matter and your name and phone number.

    208 West 13th Street (at the Center)
    Phone: 212.353.9118
    Phone: 212.459.4873 (attorney referral service)
    Website: www.le-gal.org

    New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA)

    NYAGRA advocates for freedom of gender identity and expression for all. It is currently involved in a number of major initiatives at the state and local level. Please visit NYAGRA's website to see full descriptions of its current initiatives.

    24 West 25th Street, 9th floor
    Phone: 212.675.3288 x338
    Website: www.nyagra.com

    New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and LGBTQ Collaborative Professionals of NYC

    This group is made up of attorneys, coaches, and financial and child specialists who help couples resolve conflict and fashion separation settlements that fits their needs. Unlike the adversarial model of resolution, this problem-solving framework lays the foundations for future constructive dialogues between the individuals.

    Email: info@lgbtqcollabnyc.org
    Website: www.lgbtqcollabnyc.org

    Southern Poverty Law Center

    The Southern Poverty Law Center is a nonprofit civil rights organization dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society.

    Website: www.splcenter.org

    Sylvia Rivera Law Project

    The Sylvia Rivera Law Project offers free legal services to transgendered, intersex, and gender-nonconforming low-income people and people of color.

    147 West 24th Street
    Phone: 212.337.8550
    Website: www.srlp.org

    Transgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI)

    A nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people, the TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.

    Website: www.transgenderlaw.org

    Transgender Law Center

    The Transgender Law Center is a civil rights organization that advocates for transgender communities.

    Website: transgenderlawcenter.org

    Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF)

    TLDEF is committed to ending discrimination based on gender identity and expression and achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing, and public policy efforts.

    151 West 19th Street, Suite 1103
    Phone: 646.862.9396

    Email: info@transgenderlegal.org
    Website: www.tldef.org

    National LGBTQIAGNC-related Organizations

    LGBTQ Advocacy Organizations

    Campus Pride
    Campus Pride is a national online community and resource network committed to helping student leaders and campus organizations create a campus environment free of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, heterosexism, and genderism at colleges and universities.
    Website: www.campuspride.org

    The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
    GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBTQ community by enabling people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively.
    Website: www.glaad.org

    Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
    GLSEN works to eradicate bullying and bias in schools.
    Website: www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/home/index.html

    Human Rights Campaign

    A national advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, the Human Rights Campaign seeks to improve the lives of LGBTQ Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring that families are treated equally under the law, and increasing public support for equality through advocacy, education, and outreach programs.

    Website: www.hrc.org

    National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

    NCLR is a legal center with a primary commitment to advancing the rights and safety of lesbians and their families.

    Website: www.nclrights.org

    National Organization of Women (NOW)

    NOW is an organization of feminist activists committed to bringing about equality for all women.

    Website: www.now.org

    Bisexual

    American Institute of Bisexuality

    The American Institute of Bisexuality encourages and supports research and education about bisexuality through programs to broaden public knowledge, awareness, and understanding about bisexuality.

    Website: www.bisexual.org

    BiNet USA

    BiNet, a nonprofit organization, offers a voice for bisexual, pansexual, and fluid people. A national network, BiNet USA promotes community and individual empowerment through support and education.

    Website: www.binetusa.org/Pages/aboutus.html

    Bisexual Resource Center

    The Bisexual Resource Center provides support to the bisexual community and raises public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.

    Website: biresource.net

    Transgender

    Opening the Door to the Inclusion of Trans People

    This National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute and the National Center for Transgender Equality offer this guide, available online, that includes nine keys to making lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations fully transgender inclusive.

    Link to PDF: transequality.org/Resources/opening_the_door.pdf

    Transgender Guide

    The Transgender Guide is an online community for transsexual, cross-dressing, intersex, and transgender people.

    Website: www.tgguide.com

    Transsexual Road Map

    The Transsexual Road Map website offers a large body of information concerning transsexuality and transsexual transitions.

    Website: www.tsroadmap.com/index.html

    Intersex Society of North America (ISNA)

    ISNA is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.

    Website: www.isna.org

    Persons with Disabilities

    Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC)

    DQRC is a resource and information center for the deaf queer community.
    Website: www.deafqueer.org/411/about/index.html

    Gimp Girl Community

    The mission of the Gimp Girl Community is to bring women with disabilities together in the spirit of support, positivity, and inclusivity.

    Website: www.gimpgirl.com

    Asexual

    Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)

    This site hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality.

    Website: www.asexuality.org/home

    Media

    365 Gay

    365 Gay is a gay daily newspaper, available online, covering news of particular relevance to the gay community.

    Website: www.365gay.com

    The Advocate

    A world-wide source of LGBT news and entertainment.

    Website: www.advocate.com

    CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers

    CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers supports the development of strong, sustainable LGBTQ community centers and aims to build a unified center movement.

    Website: www.lgbtcenters.org

    Curve Magazine

    Curve is a national best-selling lesbian magazine offering celebrity interviews, news, politics, pop culture, style, travel, social issues, and entertainment.

    Website: www.curvemag.com

    TheWashington Blade

    The Washington Blade is a newspaper out of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area that serves the LGBTQ community.

    Website: www.washingtonblade.com

    Workplace-related

    Out & Equal

    Out & Equal is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving full workplace equality for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

    Website: www.outandequal.org

    Pride at Work

    Pride at Work organizes mutual support between the organized labor movement and the LGBTQ community to fight for social and economic justice.

    Website: www.prideatwork.org

    Economic Justice

    The Audre Lorde Project

    The Audre Lorde Project is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirit, trans, and gender-nonconforming people of color center for community organizing that focuses on the New York City area.}
    Website: alp.org

    FIERCE

    FIERCE is a membership-based organization building the leadership and power of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth of color in New York City. Through youth-led campaigns, leadership development programs, and cultural expression in arts and media, FIERCE develops politically conscious leaders who work to improve themselves and their communities.

    147 West 24th Street, 6th floor
    Phone: 646.336.6789
    Website: www.fiercenyc.org

    Men of All Colors Together/New York (MACT/NY)

    MACT/NY is a multiracial, multicultural organization of gay and bisexual men committed to addressing and combating racism and discrimination in the lesbian and gay male community and to providing a supportive environment for non-oppressive multiracial relating among gay men.

    Website: www.mactny.org

    Research Resources

    Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS)

    CLAGS was founded in 1991 as the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and communities. The organization sponsors public programs and conferences and offers fellowships to individual scholars.

    The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

    365 Fifth Avenue, room 7115
    Phone: 212.817.1955
    Website: web.gc.cuny.edu/clags

    Funders of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Programs: A Directory for Grantseekers
    This directory is published by the Working Group on Funding Lesbian and Gay Issues. New York, N.Y.: 1999. 4th edition, 117pp.

    Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund

    The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund works to elect LGBTQ leaders to public office.

    Website: www.victoryfund.org

    Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals

    This consortium of LGBTQ higher-education professionals seeks to achieve equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni in higher-education environments. It supports colleagues and develop curricula and advocates for policy change, program development, and establishment of LGBTQ offices and centers.

    Website: www.lgbtcampus.org

    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

    The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force works to create change by building LGBTQ political power from the ground up.

    Website: www.thetaskforce.org

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