Am I LGBTQ?
“What does LGBTQ+ Mean?” – Information for all ages; children, teens, and adults. What does it mean to be LGBTQ+, what it means to come out and whether or not you should, bullying, and interactive blog of people sharing their stories.
“Comprehensive* List of LGBTQ+ Vocabulary Definitions” – an extensive list of various LGBTQ terms and phrases that may help you get started
POC LGBTQ Sources
- “Where We Call Home: LGBT People of Color in Rural America“ – This report offers extensive new findings on LGBT people of color in rural communities, where discrimination based on race and immigration status is compounded by discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
- “Rural – Movement Advancement Project” – Resource focused on research and reading material on POC LGBTQ communities
- “The Brown Boi Project” – “The Brown Boi Project is a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to changing the way that communities of color talk about gender.”
- “Being African American & LGBTQ: An Introduction” – Specific dangers/obstacles that Black LGBTQ goes through.
- “Resource Guide to Coming Out for African Americans”
- “Center for Black Equity” – “Our mission is to promote a multinational LGBT network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.”
- “The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)” – “The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS.”
- “Zuna Institute” – National Advocacy Organization fro Black Lesbians
- “African Americans in the LGBTQ Community” – Photo Essay of famous Black LGBTQ
- “Being Latinx & LGBTQ: An Introduction” – Specific dangers/obstacles that Latinx LGBTQ goes through
- “Latino Equality Alliance” – The mission of Latino Equality Alliance (LEA) is to advocate for equity, safety, and wellness for the Latinx Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + community. LEA is located at Mi Centro LGBTQ Community Center in Boyle Heights.
- “GLAAD – LGBT LATINO” – Inspiring articles written about Latinx LGBTQ stories
- El/La Para TransLatinas – ” “We fight for the rights of translatinas. We Work to build a world where translatinas feel they deserve to protect, love and develop themselves. By building this base, we support each other in protecting ourselves against violence, abuse, and illness.” : Support organization for Trans Latinx
- “A List of Organizations Providing Resources & Safe Spaces for the Latinx LGBTQ Community”
- “Family and Coming Out Issues for Latinxs”
- “Religion and Coming Out Issues for Latinxs”
- “Language and Coming Out Issues for Latinxs”
- “Being Asian/Pacific Islander & LGBTQ” – Specific dangers/obstacles that Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ goes through
- “Q&A Space: Stories and Resources for the API LGBTQ Community” – Q&A Space: Stories from LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islanders & Allies
- “The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance” – NQAPIA is a network of Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander LGBTQ organizations.
- “Asian Pacific Islander Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community” -“APIQWTC provides opportunities for Asian & Pacific Islander queer women and transgender people to socialize, network, build community, engage in inter-generational organizing, and increase community visibility.”
- “Gay Asian Pacific Support Network” – “Founded in 1984, GAPSN’s mission is to provide safe and supportive environments for gay and bisexual Asian Pacific Islander (API) men to meet, network, voice concerns, foster self-empowerment, and advocate on issues of significance toÂ the gay API community.”
- “Asian & Pacific Islander Family Pride” – “The mission of Asian and Pacific Islander family pride is to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members though support, education, and dialog.”
E-Journals with articles on LGBTQ themed articles
- Las Vegas Focused
- “Gay Vegas” – “Gay Vegas was founded in 1997 during the dot-com boom, which included the initial registration of the GayVegas.com domain. Over two decades later, Gay Vegas is the voice of the LGBT community in Las Vegas.”
- “Las Vegas Pride” – “Our mission is to create safe and inclusive spaces for self-expression, inspire an authentic sense of activism in the continued fight for equality, and celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of the LGBT+ community of Southern Nevada and its allies”
- “Las Vegas SPECTRUM” – “Welcome to the area’s newest publication – a news magazine geared to the LGBTQ and progressive community. A publication where we blend the best of new ideas and good, solid news features.”
- Other LGBTQ Periodicals/Sources
- “The Advocate” – General LGBTQ news focused more on American politics and culture. (Los Angeles)
- “Black Gay Blog” – “Black Gay Blog is an online publishing platform supporting the health, entertainment and lifestyle needs of same-gender-loving men of African descent.”
- “Black Light” – Founded in 1979, was the first publication for African-American Lesbians and Gay Men in the United States.
- “The BlackStripe” – The Black Stripe represents the cooperative effort of Same Gender Loving (SGL) “Queers”: Lesbians, Gay men, Bisexuals and Transgendered people of African Descent. It was inspired by discussions on GLBPOC and Sistahnet.
- “GLAAD” – “Leading the conversation. Shaping the media narrative. Changing the culture. That’s how GLAAD accelerates acceptance for LGBTQ people.”
- “IN Magazine” – General LGBTQ news (Canada)
- “Its Pronounced Metrosexual” – Articles more educational and philosophical
- “Metro WEEKLY” – General LGBTQ news including articles, interviews, ‘what’s the scoop’ in the entertainment world, etc. (Washington D.C.)
- “Mount Island” – General LGBTQ news focused on POC and Rural LGBTQ communities. (Vermont)
- “New York Times” – General politics on LGBTQ communities in USA
- “OUT! Magazine” – General entertainment news on fashion, celebrities, etc. (New York City)
- “OutSmart Magazine” – General LGBTQ news (Houston)