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Coming Out Resources



  • National Organizations:

    •  Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays – PFLAG National Headquarters website. Here you will find information on general PFLAG questions, general issues, chapter information, getting a chapter started, literature, and much more…
    • Human Rights Campaign – HRC works for gay and lesbian rights, which provides up-to-date information on all political matters concerning ‘gay’ rights’. Also, check out the other resources about coming out.
    • Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation – GLAAD is dedicated to keeping up with pro and con views of gays and lesbians in the media.
    • Lambda Legal –  The largest civil rights organizations for lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS. Within this site you will be able to find the latest legal news, briefs, decisions and legal information for each state.
    • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network – GLSEN works to assure that each person in every school community is respected, regardless of sexual orientation.
    • Freedom to Marry – is committed to winning and keeping the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples. Within this website, you will find the latest information on the status of gay marriage in each state and other marriage links.
    • International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission – this organization is dedicated exclusively to fighting against torture, incarceration, forced psychiatric “treatment”, and other human rights atrocities against individuals around the world based on their sexual orientation.



  • Family Organizations:

    • FUAH – Families United Against Hate – is a grassroots national network created by and for families and survivors of hate motivated violence. It is a project of PFLAG and other organizations and individuals.
    • HRC – Human Rights Campaign – works for gay and lesbian equal rights. Within this site you will find a link for “family issues”.
    • PFLAG –  Parents Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays – is the national organization providing support for parents, friends and family of lesbians and gays.
    • COLAGE – Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere – provides support and advocacy for daughters and sons of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents.
    • SSN – Straight Spouse Network – this is a support network for spouse and family issues, mixed orientation marriages and spouse resources to professionals, community organizations and the media.
    • Family Ties – a Houston, TX based organization that provides resource information for lesbian and gay parents with nation-wide resource information.






One response

19 09 2009
Dave Parker

Please add Family Equality Council to your family support list.

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