The combined vision and mission of the Consortium is to achieve higher education environments in which LGBT students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect. Trans Lifeline provides culturally competent services to Trans and gender nonconforming people in crisis; they work with stakeholders within and without the Trans community to end the plague of Trans suicide; they empower Trans people to help other Trans people in the darkest moments of their lives. The National Center for Lesbian Rights NCLR has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the three million parents who are LGBTQ in this country and their six million children. We are changing attitudes and policies to ensure that all families are respected, loved, and celebrated—including families with parents who are LGBTQ. Athlete Ally is a c-3 nonprofit organization that provides public awareness campaigns, educational programming and tools and resources to foster inclusive sports communities.
Despite the recent legalization of gay marriage, the LGBT youth of America still face unwanted discrimination in and out of school. Throughout primary school and college, students who identify as LGBTQ are more susceptible to bullying, social isolation, and even physical assault. LGBT terminology can be confusing to those outside of the community, but understanding and accurately using language goes a long way toward becoming a supportive ally. Allowing LGBT students to self-identify by using terminology most comfortable to them works to reduce bias and avoid discrimination. Over the years, the preferred terminology has shifted and grown to encompass changing attitudes toward and within the LGBTQ community. Gay — A person who is primarily attracted to members of the same sex. Bisexual — A person who is attracted to people of both genders.
Correspondence regarding this site may be made to chuckgo remove chuckgo. Outwrite Book store Outwrite Bookstore and Coffeehouse was founded in as Atlanta's gay and lesbian bookstore. The Atlanta Freedom Marching Band Atlanta's metro area lesbian and gay concert band, marching band, and jazz ensemble. These groups perform at community events throughout the year, both in concert and on parade. Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus The Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus exists to provide high-quality professional performances as expressed through the time-honored tradition of male choral music, in order to affirm the contributions and advance a positive image of the gay and lesbian community within the community at large.