LOCAL LINKS


 

LGBT friendly churches are located HERE.

 

ALL ABOUT CARE
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Cynthia Karraker started All About Care in 1990. All About Care is an organization assisting women and children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. In 1996, she added Camp Care, a free camp for families living with HIV/AIDS.

 

ARNE NIXON CENTER

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A department of the Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno, the Center is one of North America's leading resources for the study of children's and young adult literature. The center now includes a large selection of LGBT books.

 

BREAKING THE SILENCE

Breaking the Silence is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness of child abuse realities and prevention techniques through survivor empowerment and community education.

 

BULLDOG PRIDE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
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Established in 2005 by Peter Robertson (BA '92, MA '95, MBA '05) and officially recognized by the Fresno State Alumni Association in 2006, the Bulldog Pride Scholarship Fund is an endowment that provides an annuity to support students at Fresno State. The BPF scholarship criteria is that a Fresno State incoming or returning student with good academic standing that has demonstrated pride in the community be selected as its recipient. The BPF also bestows the GSA NETWORK AWARD to a student affiliated with the GSA NETWORK.

 

CENTRAL VALLEY ALLIANCE OF ATHEISTS AND SKEPTICS
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The Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and Skeptics includes those who do not see a need to resort to the supernatural in order to discover meaning in life. We believe that human rights and ethical questions are best examined from a human perspective, and that morality makes better sense when it is based upon empathy and sympathy for others instead of being based on blind religious dogma. We believe fringe and pseudo scientific claims should be examined through the lens of objective scientific inquiry.

 

CENTRAL VALLEY PAGAN PRIDE

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Central Valley Pagan Pride in an eclectic array of non-traditional religions. Our focus is on bringing together the community for the purposes of community building, education (within and outside the community), networking with local business, equal representation, and advocacy of social and environmental awareness.

 

COMMUNITY ALLIANCE
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The Community Alliance newspaper is an independent voice for workers and progressive groups in the Central San Joaquin Valley. The goal of this monthly newspaper is to build a powerful progressive movement that will support social, environmental, & economic justice; immigrant rights; and a living wage for all working people. We seek to expose social and political injustices and to link the diverse network of activists working in our community.

 

COMMUNITY LINK
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Community Link promotes social well-being of individuals within the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) community through education and entertainment;  is instrumental in promoting a better understanding of the GLBT  community by networking with other segments of the general population;  promotes and supports the Arts and cultural exchanges - and works to develop services and programs for the GLBT community as they arise. Community Link, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations to it are tax deductible.

 

DIVERSITY CLUB AT FRESNO CITY COLLEGE
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The Diversity Club is founded on the philosophy that awareness and respect are the most effective ways to learn about and treat our fellow human beings. Our main focus is to allow our members to address their individual issues, become engaged in the community, and start the process of beginning to understand one another. The Diversity Club offers a supportive community of students and teachers.

 

ELLOS LATINOS
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ELLOS LATINOS aims to provide and develop a network of latino gay,bisexual,transgender and allies for social,recreational,emotional,spiritual and economic support.Our goals include promoting latino visibility and pride and addressing issues that impact the Latino community.e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

El proposito de ELLOS LATINOS es de proveer y desarrollar una red de latinos gay,bisexual,transgenero y aliados para apoyo social,recreativo,emocional,espiritual y economico.Nuestras metas incluyen promover visibilidad latina y orgullo ademas de fomentar el dialogo de temas que impactan la comunida latina.nos puedes escribir a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ImageFRESNO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/Division.aspx?id=2553

Phone: (559) 600-3200 Fax: (559) 600-3370 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Address: 1221 Fulton Mall Fresno, CA 93721

 

ImageFRESNO COUNTY HEALTH DEPT - HIV/AIDS

The Fresno Department of Public Health - HIV/AIDS

http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/DivisionPage.aspx?id=700

Phone: (559) 600-3434 Fax: (559) 600-3370 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Address: 1221 Fulton Mall Fresno, CA 93721

 

ImageFRESNO COUNTY DEPT OF HEALTH - FREE ANONYMOUS HIV TESTING

http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/DivisionPage.aspx?id=3588

1221 Fulton Mall
P O Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3310

 

ImageFRESNO COUNTY NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

http://infofresno.net/search.htm

To access information on the over 1,400 various Fresno County Non-Profit Organizations click on the link above, then, in the first search box, labeled “BASIC SEARCH”, type in the word “nonprofit” (no spaces, all one word) and click on START SEARCH. From there you can view listings and get detailed information.

 

FRESNO GLBTQ YOUTH ALLIANCE

The Fresno Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Youth Alliance was created to offer Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning Youth a safe and substance free environment where they can be themselves, express their concerns and discuss issues of importance that effect their lives.

FRESNO LGBTQ SOCIAL GROUP
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We are a social activity group. We get together once a month to interact socially and have fun. Our events change each month. Meet a new friend or catch up with old ones. Get out from behind your keyboard, have a nice conversation in a non-bar atmosphere. 

We look forward to meeting you.

FRESNO LGBT CENTER

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The Fresno LGBT Community is open Wed -Sun from Noon to 5pm and provides a safe space, a free lending library (with free computer, wifi, and printer), free reserve-able meeting space, a resource center, and hosts a variety of community facilitated social and support groups.  

Phone: 559-325-4429
Address: 1055 N Van Ness Ave Suite A (1 block south of Olive)
 

FRESNO RAINBOW PRIDE PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Arguably the largest event of the year, and certainly one requiring year-long preparations is our Fresno Rainbow Pride. Community Link formally took over organizing the Fresno GLBT Pride Parade and Festival in 2003. The renamed committee, Fresno Rainbow Pride, has worked hard on bringing back the excitement and integrity of this very important cultural event. Community Link was a major player in founding GLBT Pride in 1991, and during that first year 8 out of the 12 organizers were Community Link Board members. Fresno Rainbow Pride has since grown into a regional event drawing people from all over the Valley to celebrate the contributions of the GLBT community. Expecting over 3,000 people to attend each year's GLBT Pride, this is the largest one-day GLBT event in the Valley.

 

Fresno Stonewall Democrats

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Fresno Stonewall Democrats is a Chartered Club of the Democratic Party’s County Central Committee. The Club is devoted to advancing the equal rights of all people, regardless of sexual orientation, preference, or identity. Fresno Stonewall Democrats support the Democratic Party and those Democratic Candidates who support our mission.

 

GAY OFFICERS ACTION LEAGUE

A Fraternal Organization advocating the rights of GLBT people employed as Public Safety and Military Personnel, to assist on matters of discrimination, harassment and disperate treatment in the workplace.

Help line: 434-6540     351-2329 / 355-7467

PO Box 3216, Pinedale, CA 93650 or Post Office Box 27382, Fresno, CA 93729-7382

 

GOLDEN STATE BEARS
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http://www.goldenstatebears.org/

The GOLDEN STATE BEARS came to be in September 1994 with the idea of meeting the kinds of guys you want to be around. Regular guys that like to be around other regular guys. The group originated for the purpose of getting together with other Bears, Cubs, and Friends without having to leave the San Joaquin Valley.  For those of us who live in the Central Valley Region, the club provides a means of social support without having to make a constant pilgrimage to other cities to meet bear-minded folk. However, we do have members from outside of the area - mainly in San Francisco / Bay Area, but also Sacramento-ish, Los Angeles, and even out of state!

 

GRAY ALLIANCE

Gray Alliance is a non-profit group of seniors ranging from 50 & up. You do not have to be exactly 50 or 100 years of age to join us. Membership is currently over 50 members and constantly growing. A casual informal way of Senior gays & lesbians to meet & share conversation, ideas, & lots more. No one is ever obligated to attend all functions. They are encouraged to attend at their convenience, as their own schedules will allow. We attend functions to have fun, make and be with friends and family!

 

IDC FRESNO - IMPERIAL DOVE COURT
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Fresno's Drag Community Court. The IDC is a non-profit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. We are organized under the Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation Law for Charitable Causes. Our primary purpose is to sponsor activities in order to raise money for charity.

 

IT'S A QUEER THANG - LOCAL MONTHLY RADIO SHOW

"It's A Queer Thang" started in 1991 on KFCF 88.1FM in Fresno and has been on air since then, appearing once a month, on third Friday between 5-6pm. Host Jeff Robinson has been with the show since its very beginning, having started as a sidekick / substitute for the original hosts, Liz Maines and Tom Brandenberry. Since early 2003 Kirk has been the technician / producer / music guru.

 

KAMPOUT FRESNO

Kampout Fresno is an annual camp out event for the Central Valley LGBT Community. It takes place the weekend after Labor Day at Texas Flat Campground.

 

KIDS LIKE US

Kids Like Us is an LGBT parenting group that socializes on a monthly to bi-monthly schedule.  We offer events that allow kids to connect with other children who have families like theirs and we, as adults, connect with other parents that have a KLU.  For more info, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us.
Ph# 287-9670

 

MARRIAGE EQUALITY USA - FRESNO CHAPTER
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Marriage Equality USA, is an all-volunteer, national non-profit organization whose mission is to secure legally recognized civil marriage equality for all, at the federal and state level, without regard to gender identity or sexual orientation.

 

 

My LGBT Plus

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The primary objectives and purposes of My Lgbt Plus is to:

a. to connect LGBT+ youth with community resources and organizations through the use of an online website

b. promote social awareness of local LGBT+ organizations through a once a month feature. One local organization will be promoted through the use of visual aids including, but not limited to, pictures, videos and/or live broadcasts

c. promote social activities and awareness to youth through social events on the second Saturday of every month.

 

 

Naomi's House Fresno

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Naomi’s House at Poverello specifically targets these women, offering them an overnight shelter in a relaxed atmosphere, where is structure, but it is minimal. The first and most important task with these women is the development of a trusting relationship. Only through trust can these women begin to address the path that led to homelessness and begin to reconstruct their lives. In addition to shelter, the women are provided with Poverello House/Holy Cross Center for Women Campus services – meals, showers, laundry and medical/dental care. Other services at Naomi’s House include a strengths-based needs assessment, goal planning, social service advocacy, case management, limited transportation and education regarding issues endemic to women and homelessness.


Naomi’s House is located within the Poverello House Campus at 445 F Street; adjacent to Holy Cross Center for Women, across the street from Poverello House. The facility consists of the original 864 square foot house and modular units behind the house. The total shelter capacity is 24.

Contact Information

 

NEWSLINK

NEWS LINK is a community newspaper, first published in 1995. It contains GLBT-relevant news (local and beyond) on politics, marriage, religion, youth, health; plus local columns: Waterhouse Report, Calendar, It’s A Queer Thang, Horoscopes, The Diamond Exchange, Queereadings, Travel Closet, Ask Uncle Barbie, TransPositions, Crossword Puzzle, Nerd Talk, Mi Voce (in English and Spanish), North Valley & South Valley Link and many others. Not all of them appear every month, but most do!

 

PFLAG Fresno

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Parents Family & Friends of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender persons

 

PINK PAGES
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The Pink Pages is an annual Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual community resource and business directory serving the Central Valley Communities. The Pink Pages have become an important tool to connect business professionals and service providers with potential new customers. By placing an ad in the Pink Pages, you will be targeting a population with discretionary income. Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual individuals are very supportive and loyal customers of businesses and professional services who are sensitive to our community.

 

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

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Planned Parenthood Mar Monte improves the lives of over 200,000 people annually in 40 counties in mid-California and in Northern Nevada. We reach people through our medical services, education programs and advocacy initiatives. Our mission is to ensure that every individual has the knowledge, opportunity and freedom to make every child a wanted child and every family a healthy family.

 

QUEER VOLLEYBALL

Queer Volley Ball started in 2003 as a way of getting Fresno's GLBT community involved in active recreation. The games were originally held every Thursday between March and October, then expanded to include monthly Saturday games. In mid-2008 Saturday games were cancelled, due in part to hot summer weather. Thursday games have remained strong, usually with 2 nets and up to 40 players and supporters weekly

 

RAINBOW BOWLING LEAGUE

Rainbow Bowling League is Community Link's newest project. It started in October 2007 as a way of keeping recreational activities going in the fall and winter, when it's too cold for our Queer Volleyball games outside.

 

THE RAINBOW DELEGATION

RAINBOW DELEGATION

The rainbow delegation is a rapidly growing movement. Our main goal is to demonstrate our support for the LGBTQ community. Our group is diverse, encompassing people of all ages, races, and sexual orientations.

The rainbow wristband is a subtle, yet powerful and recognizable symbol of support for the LGBTQ community. It's a simple and effective means of displaying acceptance of ALL people.

We wear these wristbands, not for fashion, nor as a fund-raiser for any particular agenda, but rather simply to be seen.

Not just by the youth desperately needing to feel they belong, but also as a statement to all those people that would rather they didn't.

 

REEL PRIDE
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Since its inception in a classroom at Fresno State in 1990, Fresno Reel Pride is the sixth oldest -- and has grown to become one of the largest -- gay and lesbian film festivals in the US. Now located in the historic Tower Theatre, Reel Pride is a celebration of gay and lesbian cinema and is a premiere cultural event in central California.

 

Sequoia Career Womans Network (SeCwn)

Phone: 442-4990

 

The kNOw

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Our mission is to engage young people in media creation as a vehicle for creating wider public awareness around youth issues. Through this we aim to build community among youth, improve their literacy and media skills while increasing the quality of life for young people in Fresno and the greater Central Valley.

At The kNOw, we believe that working with young people who live within the community, providing them with new skills/ opportunities, and having them lead the process while still having fun are all essential components to creating sustainable knowledge that empowers young people to create change. Through our youth media program, we help create opportunities for the youth in our cohort, who in turn create long-term positive change in their communities.

We are one of six youth media programs incubated under the umbrella of Pacific News Service/New America Media, a 40-year-old non-profit headquartered in San Francisco that began as an alternative news service for mainstream newspapers during the Vietnam War and has evolved into a multi-media organization dedicated to building inclusive communications in a global society.

 

THE LIVING ROOM

The Living Room’s many programs focus on improving the quality and availability of HIV-specific services for all residents of Fresno County. HIV/AIDS Case Management, Psycho-social Support Groups, Hot Meals Program & Food Pantry. Toni Harrison, Lead Case Manager  Ph# 237-3420 x236

  

Trans e Motion

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(559) 285-0795 or (559) 307-9908 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
trans.e.motion is a coalition of organized groups; bringing together youth & adults as a dedicated task force to bring about social change for the benefit of the transgender community.

 

United States Attorney's Office - Eastern District of CA

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Welcome to the website for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California.  On this site you will find press releases and public announcements, my monthly reports about the office’s activities, and information about our district, our office and what we do.  There are also descriptions about  various programs and initiatives involving our office and links to websites for the federal courts, law enforcement agencies and task forces, as well as other useful sites.

TO REPORT A HATE CRIME in Fresno:

FBI Robert B. Schofield 559-436-4474

TO CONTACT THE HATE CRIMES TASK FORCE in Fresno:

Assistant U.S. Attorney Elana Landau 559-497-4083

 

UNITED STUDENT PRIDE
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http://www.csufresno.edu/StudentOrgs/LGBSA

LGBTQ Student Organization at California State University, Fresno

 

VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO

Vision - Valley Public Radio is Your Cultural Connection to the World

Purpose - Our purpose is to enhance the quality of your life - every day
Mission - Our mission is to serve expanding audiences through quality communication services that are informative, innovative, educational and stimulating. Programming is expected to expand the listener's awareness of his/her world, and to present that which the listener may not know exists.

 

WE C.A.R.E. (Committed Advocacy Respect Empowerment)

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WE C.A.R.E. is an HIV advocacy group that provides Peer Advocacy, Peer Support, HIV Education for Positive & Non Positive, Site Visits, Staff Resources and Identifying patient needs and concerns.

GOALS: Fighting stigma, Providing feedback to area agencies on client needs, Giving positive people a voice, Empowering individuals, Making sure no one feels alone

WE C.A.R.E. Specialty Health Center

290 N. Wyate Lane Suite 2223, Fresno, CA 93701

Phone: 559-577-7109

 

WESTCARE
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WestCare, a family of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, provides a wide spectrum of health and human services in both residential and outpatient environments. Our services include substance abuse and addiction treatment, homeless and runaway shelters, domestic violence treatment and prevention, and mental health programs. These services are available to adults, children, adolescents, and families; we specialize in helping people traditionally considered difficult to treat, such as those who are indigent, have multiple disorders, or are involved with the criminal justice system.

 

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER

The Women’s Resource Center at California State University, Fresno is established to enhance the learning, work, and life experiences of women in the university community and to educate the campus on women’s issues. The Women’s Resource Center is a compassionate, inclusive, feminist place that provides a sense of belonging, advocacy, and resources for the campus community.  It promotes success and nurtures holistic growth and development through various opportunities, activities, and events that focus on women with an eye toward gender, founded in a framework that is fully inclusive of diversity.

 

YOSEMITE KNIGHTS K OF M
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Gay Levi/leather social club

 

YOUTH ALLIANCE

The Fresno Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Youth Alliance was created to offer Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning Youth a safe and substance free environment where they can be themselves, express their concerns and discuss issues of importance that affect their lives.

 

 

NATIONAL LINKS  


365 GAY Image

http://www.365gay.com/

Breaking LGBT news, opinion and entertainment

THE ADVOCATE Image

http://advocate.com/

The award winning LGBT magazine and website

 

ACLU (AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION) Image

http://www.aclu.org/

The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

 

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http://www.ebar.com/

Bay Area Reporter is San Francisco's oldest and largest local newspaper of record serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Founded in 1971, B.A.R. is regarded for its original writing covering news and entertainment relevant to our lives. B.A.R. is published every Thursday by Benro Enterprises, Inc. and is distributed in San Francisco and surrounding cities of the Bay Area, as well as 20 other US cities.

 

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 8 - BALLOT PEDIA

http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/California_Proposition_8_%282008%29

Statistics and history of California's Prop 8

 

CALIFORNIA VOTER REGISTRATION

http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_vr.htm

Register to vote in California

 

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http://www.civilrights.org/

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights coalition, consisting of nearly 200 national organizations, representing persons of color, women, children, labor unions, individuals with disabilities, older Americans, major religious groups, gays and lesbians and civil liberties and human rights groups.  LCCR was founded in 1950 and has coordinated national lobbying efforts on behalf of every major civil rights law since 1957. LCCR is a 501(c)(4) organization that engages in legislative advocacy.

 

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http://www.colage.org/

COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development,education, and advocacy.

 

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http://www.couragecampaign.org/

The Courage Campaign is an online organizing network that empowers more than 700,000 grassroots and netroots activists to push for progressive change and equality in California. As a leading multi-issue advocacy organization in the progressive movement, the Courage Campaign's work is made possible by thousands of small-dollar donations from community members across California and the country.

 

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http://www.edgeunitedstates.com/

EDGE is the largest network of local Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) news and entertainment portals in the world, serving 500,000 dedicated readers from a variety of metropolitan areas around the United States and beyond.

 

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Founded in 1998, EQCA celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2008, commemorating a decade of building a state of equality in California. In the past 11 years, Equality California has strategically moved California from a state with extremely limited legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals to a state with some of the most comprehensive civil rights protections in the nation. 

 

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http://www.freedomtomarry.org/index.html

Freedom to Marry is the gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide. We promote the national conversation about why marriage equality matters while bringing together partner organizations into a larger whole, a shared civil rights campaign.

 

GET EQUAL

 

http://getequal.org/

 

 

Our mission is to empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and our allies to take bold action to demand full legal and social equality, and to hold accountable those who stand in the way.

We envision a society in which LGBTQ people experience equal protection under the law, and are free from cultural and social transphobia/homophobia, without caveat or compromise. To that end, GetEQUAL will inspire and equip the LGBTQ community and allies to fight back against discrimination in a way that builds power and personal agency, encourage LGBTQ people to take our place to push forward progressive change as equals, and to build bridges with all who struggle for justice and dignity in their lives.

 

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http://www.glaad.org/Page.aspx?pid=183

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

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http://www.glbtq.com/

An encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer culture

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http://www.gsanetwork.org/

Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources. Through peer support, leadership development, and training, GSA Network supports young people in starting, strengthening, and sustaining GSAs and builds the capacity of GSAs to: 

1. create safe environments in schools for students to support each other and learn about homophobia and other oppressions, 

2. educate the school community about homophobia, gender identity, and sexual orientation issues, and 

3. fight discrimination, harassment, and violence in schools.

HUFFINGTON POST Image

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

News site covering everything from Politics to Entertainment.

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN Image

http://www.hrc.org/

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

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http://www.lambdalegal.org/

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

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http://www.thelnmag.com/index.html

The Lesbian News has the distinction and responsibility of being the nation’s longest running lesbian publication. Founded in 1974 in Southern California, the LN began as the lone voice for lesbian issues. Today, after 34 years, the LN is still the nation’s foremost voice for lesbians of all ages.

 

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http://www.logoonline.com/index.jhtml

The LGBT world has a place all its own with Logo, the new lesbian & gay network from MTV Networks. Whether it's on TV, online, or on your mobile, Logo brings you the stories, shows and news you won't see anywhere else. From original series and films to groundbreaking documentaries to LGBT news and more.

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http://mediamatters.org/

Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.

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http://www.moveon.org/

The MoveOn family of organizations brings real Americans back into the political process. With 5 million members across America — from carpenters to stay-at-home moms to business leaders – we work together to realize the progressive promise of our country. MoveOn is a service — a way for busy but concerned citizens to find their political voice in a system dominated by big money and big media.

 

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http://www.nclrights.org/site/PageServer

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.

 

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National Coalition for LGBT Health

http://lgbthealth.webolutionary.com/home

The Coalition is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal advocacy that is focused on research, policy, education, and training.

The LGBT community includes individuals of every sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, and age; regardless of disability, income, education, and geography. Our members are dedicated to effecting change by uniting this rich diversity at the national level.

 

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http://www.thetaskforce.org/

We are the uncompromising national voice for full LGBT equality. The Task Force creates change by building LGBT political power from the ground up. We bolster the strength of local LGBT activism in rural enclaves, small towns and cities nationwide. We build grassroots political muscle at every level by training activists, strengthening the infrastructure of local and state allies and organizing broad-based campaigns creating public support for full equality of LGBT people. Learn more about our Organizing & Training and Movement Building efforts.

 

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http://www.newshounds.us/

Rather than serve as the public's eyes and ears, Fox and other media conglomerates have become echo chambers for the rich and powerful with whom they have become all too cozy. This blog is an attempt to counter that alarming condition. We believe that a viable democracy depends upon viable media. We invite you to join us in our efforts here and elsewhere to make a difference in the future of our country.

 

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http://www.ohlalamag.com/

Dedicated to beauty, art, and freedom of expression, OhlalaMag is an internationally acclaimed online fashion magazine and photograph journal about fabulous people, style, culture, entertainment, art and travel.

 

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http://pflagfresno.com

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & 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. LOCAL PFLAG: Post Office Box 27382 Fresno, CA 93729-7382 Help line: 434-6540

 

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POZ

http://www.poz.com/index.shtml

POZ is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Offering unparalleled editorial excellence since 1994, POZ and poz.com are identified by our readers as their most trusted sources of information about the disease.

 

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http://www.prideradio.com/main.html

Clear Channel online radio, music, entertainment, photo galleries and more...

 

PROJECT INFORM

http://www.projectinform.org/

Project Inform was founded in 1985 to promote the ideas that people with HIV/AIDS should be thoroughly empowered and educated in order to make sound decisions about their health care, and be actively consulted in the process of developing therapies for HIV infection. We have been staffed by independent advocates whose expertise, high quality work and integrity have earned the respect of government, industry and academic leaders. We have built principled and cooperative relationships with these institutions to address the greatest scientific and public policy challenges in the epidemic.

Project Inform pursues a highly strategic set of programs crucial to improving the health of people with HIV and ending the epidemic. We deliberately focus our efforts on issues that few other agencies address. Our staff is widely respected for having helped speed dozens of safe and effective HIV medications to market, educated hundreds of thousands of HIV-positive individuals about HIV care and treatment, and ensured adequate government funding for health care programs that serve the sickest and poorest people with HIV.

 

ROCK THE VOTE

http://www.rockthevote.com/

Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build the political power of young people in order to achieve progressive change in our country.  Rock the Vote uses music, popular culture and new technologies to engage and incite young people to register and vote in every election. And we give young people the tools to identify, learn about, and take action on the issues that affect their lives, and leverage their power in the political process. 

 

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Service Members United

http://www.servicemembers.org/

Servicemembers United – a non-partisan and non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. – is the nation’s largest organization of LGBT troops and veterans of the U.S. armed forces, as well as their partners and civilian allies. Servicemembers United’s primary goals are:

  1. to engage in education and advocacy on the issues that impact the gay military community;
  2. to serve as an associational organization for the gay military community;
  3. to build a strong, vibrant, and connected community of LGBT troops and veterans; and
  4. to support, connect, and engage the partners and families of LGBT troops and veterans.

 

 

 

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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are prevalent in communities of gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM). This initiative aims to address this by educating both medical care providers and MSM about the appropriateness and importance of routine STD screening if risk is present. 

 

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http://www.stonewalldemocrats.org/

The National Stonewall Democrats is a grassroots network connecting LGBT Democratic activists from Seattle, Washington to Austin, Texas to Little Rock, Arkansas to Atlanta, Georgia. With more than 90 chapters across the country, Stonewall is a grassroots force for social change within our movement and within our party. Our members do the hard work of calling voters, putting together campaign mailings, going door-to-door for our fair-minded candidates and having tough conversations with Democratic party officials about why our families need and deserve more support from our party and its elected officials.

 

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STOP BULLYING

http://stopbullying.gov/

StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.

If you or someone you know is being bullied, get help.

 

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Trangender Law Center

http://transgenderlawcenter.org/

Welcome! At the Transgender Law Center, we work with community members and allies to make California a state in which we can all fully and freely express our gender identities. On our site, you'll find one of the nation's most comprehensive collections of resources on transgender law, information about our innovative projects. Contact us if you're in California and have questions about our work, your rights, or the best way to create a non-discriminatory education, health care, employment, or business environment.

 

THE TREVOR PROJECT

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.

If you are a youth who is feeling alone, confused or in crisis, please call The Trevor Lifeline at 1-866-4-U-TREVOR for immediate help.

You can also write Dear Trevor with any non-time sensitive questions.

TREVOR PROJECT MEDIA

http://www.youtube.com/user/TrevorProjectMedia

The Trevor Project's YouTube site. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

 

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http://www.law.ucla.edu/williamsinstitute/home.html

The Williams Institute advances sexual orientation law and public policy through rigorous, independent research and scholarship, and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high quality research with real-world relevance.

 

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United States Attorney - Fresno Office

http://www.justice.gov/usao/cae/

Welcome to the website for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California.  On this site you will find press releases and public announcements, my monthly reports about the office’s activities, and information about our district, our office and what we do.  There are also descriptions about  various programs and initiatives involving our office and links to websites for the federal courts, law enforcement agencies and task forces, as well as other useful sites.

TO REPORT A HATE CRIME in Fresno:

FBI Robert B. Schofield 559-436-4474

 

TO CONTACT THE HATE CRIMES TASK FORCE in Fresno:

Assistant U.S. Attorney Elana Landau 559-497-4083