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American Psychological Association Division 44 - Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues


APA Division 44 focuses on the diversity of human sexual orientations by supporting research, promoting relevant education, and affecting professional and public policy. Their website includes resources on Resolutions on Religious,
Religion-Based and/or Religion-Derived Prejudice; Marriage; Military; and Parents and Children and Publications about Intersex and Transgender issues.  APA Division 44 resources include Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Clients; Report of the APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation; and Lesbian and Gay Parenting...View the APA Competencies website

Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC)


According to The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC, 2008) group leaders must: “1) be sensitive to the dynamics that occur when groups are formed that include only one representative of any minority culture and consider the necessity of
including supportive allies for LGBT clients when screening and selecting group members, 2) establish group norms and provide interventions that facilitate the safety and inclusion of LGBT group members, 3) shape group norms and create a climate that allows for the voluntary self-identification and self-disclosure of LGBT participants, 4) intervene actively when either overt or covert disapproval of LGBT members threatens member safety, group cohesion and integrity”...View the ALGBTIC Competencies website

National Association of Social Workers - National Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues


The National Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues promotes the development of knowledge, theory and practice as related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Identifies ways to eliminate homophobic social work practices and policies and make recommendations to appropriate organizational units for action. Supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender affirming legislation or policy related to equal protection, inheritance, insurance and property rights, services for youth, hate crimes, adoption, foster care, parental rights, health and mental health services, domestic partnership, and same sex marriages....
 

The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)


GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.  The GLMA has a list of providers nationwide, and also provides top 10 topics that you should discuss when you visit your healthcare provider....(see below)

The National Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health



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.....


Center Link - Online Directory of LGBTQIA Community Centers

CenterLink was founded in 1994 as a member-based coalition to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers.  The organization plays an important role in supporting the growth of LGBT centers across the country and addressing the challenges they face, by helping them to improve their organizational and service delivery capacity and increase access to public resources....

LAMBDA - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community Service


LAMBDA is a non-profit, gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender agency dedicated to reducing homophobia, inequality, hate crimes, and discrimination by encouraging self-acceptance, cooperation, and non-violence. In pursuit of its mission, LAMBDA focuses on support, education, and advocacy.....

LGBTSupports.org - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community Resources


The goal of LGBTsupports is to create a solid platform for LGBT communities where nonprofits, foundations, and the rest of the world are able to: meet, read real stories, learn the stories of struggle and success, communicate, share and join the cause by helping LGTB organizations through donations.  Furthermore, nonprofits and foundations have the opportunity to work together towards achieving far better results than working on their own – ultimately helping present a common front.
 
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