Resources

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No Justice No Pride

No Justice No Pride is a collective of organizers and activists from across the District of Columbia. We exist to end the LGBT movement’s complicity with systems of oppression that further marginalize queer and trans individuals. Our members are black, brown, queer, trans, gender nonconforming, bisexual, indigenous, two-spirit, formerly incarcerated, disabled, white allies and together we recognize that there can be no pride for some of us without liberation for all of us.

Coming Out as a Supporter - A Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation hopes this resource, created in partnership with PFLAG, helps you build bridges of understanding with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in your life. 

PFLAG

PFLAG is the extended family of the LGBTQ community. We're made up of LGBTQ individuals, family members and allies. Because together, we're stronger.

Queer Books for Teens

This website seeks to be a comprehensive list of all LGBTQIAP+ YA titles published between 2000 and 2017. It includes all major and indie US presses and selective self-published material. This website is not meant to act as a list of book recommendations, although we provide best of lists for those who seek recommendations. These lists were commissioned from experts who share that identity and feature what they felt were the best representations that specific set of identities.

Straight for Equality: guide to being a straight ally

This guide will help you understand how straight allies fit in the effort to achieve equality for all. Learn more about what it means to be a straight ally and get some great tips and tools to being more supportive of your LGBT friends, family, and colleagues.

all houses matter: the extended cut

the point is, all lives do matter. but lives in mortal peril need more immediate consideration than those that aren’t. that’s not to say there aren’t different levels of jeopardy in everyone’s lives, all of which need to be addressed. there’s always someone with a worse situation, and we get to decide which one to put our energy into. that’s how it’s always been. yes: all lives matter.

The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide

Across the globe, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) continue to face endemic violence, legal discrimination, and other human rights violations on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. As we move from International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia this week to Pride month in the United States, Amnesty International stands with everyone working to guarantee the fundamental human rights of all persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Legal Discrimination

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international treaties specify that everyone is entitled to equal protection under the law. But people who challenge sexual and gender norms regularly experience discrimination related to housing, social security, and employment, such as when they are denied jobs because of their appearance or evicted from their homes because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Transgender People Deserve A Safer World

 The following individuals in the United States LGBTQ+ community have lost their lives by senseless acts of violence in 2019 with so many left unreported.

[CW: Violence]

Quick Take: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues

Most Countries and States Do Not Provide Legal Protections for LGBT Employees

Stonewall Forever - A Living Monument to 50 Years of Pride

Stonewall Forever is a living monument to 50 years of Pride. Anyone, anywhere can explore the monument online or in AR and add their own piece to this ever-growing monument. Stonewall Forever was created through a partnership between NYC's LGBT Community Center and the National Park Service, with the support of Google to expand access to LGBTQ history in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. We hope that this effort lifts up a broad array of voices and creates a connection to Stonewall's legacy for people everywhere.

Mending the Rainbow: Working with the Native LGBT/Two Spirit Community

Two Spirit is a contemporary term used to identify Native American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and some Transgender individuals with traditional and cultural understandings of gender roles and identity.

The Complete Guide to Every Queer Pride Flag

Whether you're celebrating Pride in New York or Tel Aviv, you'll be seeing all sorts of flags — and not just those in the traditional rainbow. There are many sexualities in on the queer spectrum, and we've identified the flags for each.

20 Historic Moments in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights

Take a look at some of the most major moments in our country’s history that have strongly propelled the LGBTQ rights movement forward.

Alcohol and Inclusivity: Planning Tech Events with Non-Alcoholic Options

Article contains positive actions organizers and businesses can do to reduce the danger and harm that their marketing and events that center alcohol can do.

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Inclusion

How to Fix Your Tech Interview to Increase Diversity

A great article about improving the entire job interview process written from hundreds of comments from people of marginalized groups.

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Hiring, Inclusion

Technovation

Every year, Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.

Women Talk Design

Women Talk Design elevates women and gender non-binary speakers, empowers event organizers with resources to engage more diverse speakers, and offers training and support for new speakers.