National Resources


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.


Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 350 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.

Human Rights Campaign

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

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community from the ground up. They do this by training activists, organizing broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and by building the organizational capacity of our movement. Their Policy Institute, the movementÕs premier think tank, provides research and policy analysis to support the struggle for complete equality and to counter right-wing lies. As part of a broader social justice movement, they work to create a nation that respects the diversity of human expression and identity and creates opportunity for all.

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline

National hotline for LGBTQ people. GLBT National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564 GLBT National Talkline: 1-800-246-7743 Online Peer Support Chat M-F 1pm-9pm PST Sat 9am-2pm PST

Our Daughters and Sons

The American Psychological Association's answers to common inquiries about homosexuality.

Questions include: 

  • What is sexual orientation? 
  • Is sexual orientation a choice? 
  • Why is it Important for society to be better educated about the LGBT community?

En Español: Respondiendo a sus preguntas sobre orientación sexual y homosexualismo La respuesta de la Asociación de Psychologia Americana a preguntas de homosexualidad.

Las preguntas incluyen:

  • ¿Qué es la orientación sexual? 
  • ¿La orientación sexual es una opción? 
  • ¿Por qué es tan importante que la sociedad esté mejor informada respecto a la homosexualidad?