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More Resources for Lesbian-Gay-Bi-Trans Youth?

Find a list of links relevant for the work with young people lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Youth - both regarding personal development issues as well as LGBT advocacy.

 

!Personal Development

 

Resources to work on different personal issues that LGBT youth faces:

 

  • Diversity in Europe www.diversity-in-europe.org
    =manual for youth workers providing teenagers with guidance on their way to identity, sexuality and respect
  • Gay Teens www.gayteens.org
    =support and information site for LGBT young people and those who are unsure of their sexuality, links, news, forum
  • Gay Library www.gaylibrary.com
    =worldwide info on LGBT literature, rights, filmfestivals, science, pride parades, disability, organisations, sports, military, school,...
  • Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays www.fflag.org.uk
    FFLAG is an organisation of parents of lesbian daughters and gay sons which seeks to promote the well-being of lesbian, gay and bisexual people, their families and friends.
  • YouthResource.Com www.youthresource.com
    Created by and for GLBT youth, this Web site offers support, community, resources, and peer-to-peer education about sexual health and other issues of concern to GLBT youth.
  • Safe Schools for LGBT youth http://members.tripod.com/~twood/guide.html
    Booklet aimed at school staff for reducing homophobia in schools
  • Discovering Diversity - Teacher Zone www.discoveringdiversity.org/teacher_zone/
    A teacher pack to work on Diversity and Tolerance

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LGBT Advocacy & Rights

 

Some organisations that work on the rights of LGBT people:

 

  • IGLYO (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth and Student Organisation!) www.iglyo.com
    =conferences, study sessions, coordination youth organisations(>27yr)
  • ILGA (International Lesbian & Gay Association) www.ilga.org - ILGA-Europe www.ilga-europe.org
    = campaigns, surveys, publications, conferences, links to national LGBT organisations
  • Stop Discrimination www.stop-discrimination.info
    =European Commission's website for Diversity and against discrimination in 20 languages, info on European directives and actions
  • Amnesty International - LGBT Network www.ai-lgbt.org
    =human rights and actions against prosecutions from an LGBT perspective
  • LGBT European Parliament's Intergroup www.gayandlesbianrightsintergroup.org
    A pressure group in the EP to ensure that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered rights (LGBT) are represented in the European Union institutions and across society.
  • International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission www.iglhrc.org
    Securing the rights of people regardless sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status - with links to international funders
  • 10 Myths about Homosexuality
    www.sexuality.org/l/incoming/homomyth.html

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More Questions and Answers...

 

  • Coming Out
    Coming Out generally refers to you telling someone something about your sexual orientation. For many people this can be an anxious, scary, liberating experience.
  • Gay Pride (Christopher Street Day)
    On 28 June 1969, the Stonewall Inn (a New York gay bar), was raided (again) by the police. But this time the gay and lesbian community fought back. During the following days lesbians and gays from the neighbourhood of Christopher Street claimed the streets with slogans such as ‘Gay Power’ and ‘Gay rights now!’. Since then GAY PRIDE demonstrations take place regularly in a lot of cities around the world.
  • Rainbow Flag
    The symbol of the lesbian and gay self-awareness it's the rainbow flag. It symbolizes the diversity and the multicultural identity within the lesbian and gay community.
  • Homophobia
    Fear or hatred of, or prejudice or discrimination against, people who are homosexual.
  • More LGBT Resources?
    Check one of the following websites: www.lgbt-education.info (Global Alliance for LGBT Education), www.alterheros.com (Canadian LGBT website), www.missouri.edu/~lgbt/resources/(Universtiy of Missouri LGBT Resource Centre), Comprehensive GLBTQ Information site http://fsw.ucalgary.ca/ramsay/gay-lesbian-bisexual/ ...
  • More LGBT words?
    Find a glossary at the Equality Network's site www.equality-network.org

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