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National Sexuality Resource Center
2017 Mission Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 415-437-5121
The National Sexuality Resource Center is a sexuality information center affiliated with the Human Sexuality Studies Program at San Francisco State University (SFSU). The Center collects and disseminates the latest information and research on sexual health, education, and rights to advocates, academics, researchers, policy makers, and diverse communities throughout the U.S.

LGBT Family-Related Organizations:

PFLAG (National Federation of Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays)
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC, 20036
Phone: 202-467-8180
National organization for education, advocacy and support for families and friends of LGBT persons. Chapters are available in all states -- check website for local chapters and educational materials for families.

HRC FamilyNet
Human Rights Campaign
1640 Rhode Island Avenue
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-628-4160
A resource and online information base for LGBT families sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign.

Children of Lesbian and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)
2300 Market Street, Box 165
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: 415-861-5437
National organization for children of LGBT parents

Family Pride Coalition
PO Box 65327
Washington, DC 20035-5327
Phone: 202-331-5015
National organization to provide advocacy and support for LGBT parents and their families.

LGBT Youth Organizations:

LGBTQ Youth Space

National Youth Advocacy Coalition
1638 R Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-319-7596
Toll-free: 800-541-6922
National advocacy organization for LGBT youth. Youth conferences and education.

127 Collingwood
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: 415-703-6150
Services for LGBT and questioning youth, hotline, recreation program, activities.

Pacific Center for Human Growth
2712 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone: 510-548-8283
Support and recreation services for LGBT youth, after school and summer drop-in program.

Rainbow's End --Spectrum
1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. #10
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Phone: 415-457-1115
Social and support group for LGBTQ youth, classroom and community education.

1738 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-834-9578
Support and recreation services for LGBT youth, health education and counseling.

School-Related Resources:

GLSEN -- Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
121 West 27 th Street, Suite 804
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-727-0135
National organization for advocacy and information to promote safer schools.

National conference, online resources and bookstore:

GSA Network -- Gay, Straight Alliance (GSA) Network
1550 Bryant Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-552-4229
Youth-led organization to provide networking and support for GSAs.
Youth conferences, advocacy and training.

California Safe Schools Coalition
160 - 14th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-626-1680
Statewide coalition to promote safer schools and to implement the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act. Provides advocacy, training and research.

Safe Schools Coalition
2124 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-632-0662 x49
Coalition to provide school advocacy, training, resources and research to promote safer schools.

Gender Spectrum Education and Training
Provides comprehensive training for schools and organizations working with children and teens. Training includes complete education on gender identity and gender expression for teachers, administrators, parents, and students. Guidance to help organizations develop inclusive policy.

Gender-Related Resources

Parent Group for Gender Variant and Transgender Children
Children's Hospital
Oakland, CA
Stephanie Brill, facilitator

National Conference for Families with Gender Variant and Transgender Children and Teens

Dimensions Clinic
San Francisco, CA
Drop-in groups, mental health, medical care, and hormonal treatment for transgender youth.

LGBT Legal Advocacy Organizations:

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
120 Wall Street, Suite 1500
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: 212-809-8585
National organization that focuses on civil rights for LGBT persons and people with HIV/AIDS, including school-based victimization of LGBT youth, through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

Lesbian and Gay Rights Project
AIDS/HIV Project
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-549-2623
National organization to protect individual rights and liberties, including legal advocacy for the civil rights of LGBT persons and people with HIV/AIDS.

National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street, Suite 570
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257

National non-profit law firm focusing on lesbian civil rights and legal rights for LGBT persons, including school-based victimization of LGBT youth, through impact litigation, public policy advocacy, public education, and direct legal services.

Online Resources for LGBT Youth:

Youth Resource
Advocates for Youth
Online peer-based sexual health education by and for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24. Includes peer health educators, info for LGBT youth of color, young women, deaf, and rural youth. Information on HIV and sexually transmitted infections, substance use, self-injury, body image, depression, coming out, pride and coalition building, school issues, and healthy relationships.

Youth Guardian Services
On-line peer-supervised support groups for LGBT youth (ages 13-17, 17-21, and 21-25), and youth with an LGBT family member.


California Youth Crisis Line
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: 800-843-5200

Trevor Hotline
National suicide and crisis prevention helpline for LGBT and questioning youth.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: 866-488-7386

Adolescent Health

Advocates for Youth
2000 M Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-419-3420
National organization that provides education, information and advocacy to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Child-parent communication initiative to help parents communicate effectively with children and teens about sexual health. Training and workshops, publications, and online resources. Materials for LGBT youth.

Health Initiatives for Youth (HIFY)
235 Montgomery Street, Suite 430
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-274-1970
Training and technical assistance on adolescent health concerns from a youth-centered perspective. HIFY works with youth, providers, teachers and parents, and government agencies. Range of health publications, including materials written and developed by youth.

National LGBT Organizations
Bisexual Resource Center
P.O. Box 1026
Boston, MA 02117-1026
Phone: 617-424-9595
Resources and information on bisexuality and bisexuals. Access to local organizations and support.

NGLTF -- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
National organization to promote LGBT civil rights. National conference, political action, local and state advocacy, policy and publications.

LGBT Health-Related Organizations:

GLMA (Gay and Lesbian Medical Association)
459 Fulton Street, Suite 107
San Francisco, California 94102
Phone: 415-255-4547
National organization for LGBT physicians. Annual conferences, advocacy, training, referrals to sensitive medical practitioners.

Lesbian Health & Research Center
University of California, San Francisco
Laurel Heights Campus
3333 California Street, Suite 340
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: 415-502-5209
Center to promote lesbian health research, education, training and policy. Sponsors conferences, and networking to focus community development and advocacy to inform clinical practice and to improve health services for lesbians, bisexual women and transgendered individuals.

Mautner Project for Lesbians with CancerBR> 1707 L Street NW, Suite 230
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-332-5536
National lesbian health organization. Provider training on lesbian health care delivery, smoking cessation programs. Addresses general health concerns and the needs of lesbians with cancer, their partners and caregivers. Annual conferences, research, education and training.

GLMA (Gay and Lesbian Medical Association)
459 Fulton Street, Suite 107
San Francisco, California 94102
Phone: 415-255-4547
National organization for LGBT physicians. Annual conferences, advocacy, training, referrals to sensitive medical practitioners.

AIDS Project Los Angeles
611 S. Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: 213-201-1600
Community AIDS service organization that provides a range of services for people at risk for and living with HIV. Bilingual HIV treatment information, in print and online.

Proyecto ContraSIDA Por Vida
2973 16 th Street
San Francisco, California 94103
Phone: 415-864-7278
Community HIV service organization for men who have sex with men and LGBT, queer and questioning Latinas/os. Peer-led social and support services, counseling. Focus on health, community and creativity.

San Francisco AIDS Foundation
995 Market St #200
San Francisco CA 94103
Phone: 415-487-3061
Community AIDS service organization that provides a range of services for people at risk for and living with HIV. Publications and online resources.

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