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LGBT Studies: Web Sites

Health and AIDS

ACT UP NewYork

http://www.actupny.org/

An activist group working to educate the population and end the AIDS crisis.

ACT UP Oral History Project

http://www.actuporalhistory.org/

The ACT UP Oral History Project is a collection of interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, New York.

APLA - Aids Project Los Angeles

http://www.apla.org/

Activist group in Los Angeles geared to fund raising and educating the public about the AIDS crisis.

The Body

http://www.thebody.com/

The Body is a service of the Body Health Resources Corporation. 

The Body's mission is to: Use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; Demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment; Improve patients' quality of life; Foster community through human connection. (From Website)

 

Comprehensive HIV/AIDS resource- The Body

http://www.thebody.com/visualaids/

 

Gay Men's Health Crisis
http://www.gmhc.org/
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS.

Stop AIDS Project
http://www.stopaids.org/
Established in 1985, the STOP AIDS project works to prevent HIV transmission among all gay and bisexual men in San Francisco through multicultural, community-based organizing.

 

 

Websites

Gay and Lesbian Organizations and Publications
http://faculty.washington.edu/alvin/gayorg.htm
"Limited to non-profit and/or information-providing organizations and publications with reasonably up-to-date websites having numerous full text resources and links...many of the websites give directory information for related organizations without websites as well as for associated regional and local chapters
see also: Gay and Lesbian Organizations and Publications of the Northwest and British Columbia" (from website)

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
http://www.thetaskforce.org/
Founded in 1973, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Foundation (the Task Force) was the first national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and advocacy organization and remains the movement's leading voice for freedom, justice and equality. The website includes a resource library, media center and information about various issues. (From Website)

Housing and Mortgages for Gay and Lesbian Couples
This guide will help to explain the different approaches that same-sex couples can take to getting a mortgage, establishing ownership of a home, and creating legal documents that anticipate any legal or property-ownership issues that might occur if the couple breaks up or one partner dies. (website)

Human Rights Campaign
http://www.hrc.org/
"Lobbies the federal government on gay, lesbian and AIDS issues; educates the public; participates in election campaigns; organizes volunteers; and provides expertise and training at the state and local level." (from website)

Museum of Sex, New York City
http://www.museumofsex.com/
The Museum of Sex founded by Daniel Gluck, demonstrated its commitment to being an institution unlike any other, one wholly dedicated to the exploration of the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. (From Website)

http://www.lgbtcampus.org
The combined vision and mission on the Consortium is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect. Our goals are to support colleagues and develop curriculum to professionally enhance this work; to seek climate improvement on campuses; and to advocate for policy change, program development, and establishment of LGBT Office/Centers. (From Website - "About us")

OutHistory
http://www.outhistory.org/
OutHistory.org is produced by The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), located at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)
http://www.pflag.org/
""PFLAG" is Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays. We are a national support, education and advocacy organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) people, their families, friends and allies." (from website)

University LGBT/Queer Programs
http://people.ku.edu/~jyounger/lgbtqprogs.html
This site offers listings of LGBT/Queer programs and course offerings at institutions of higher learning in the U.S. and Canada.