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Gay and Lesbian Center: Break the Silence

This website provides a variety of information on partner abuse. There is an introduction to the STOP program and what it means. Also, there are facts and risks that involve partner abuse that are listed. Myths and realities are also addressed at this website about LGBT relationships. Amongst all this information there is even more information on how to become an ally and what to do if a problem occurs.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center(http://www.gaycenter.org/)
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential.

Black Lesbian Support Group (http://www.blsg.org)
The primary mission of BLSG is provide peer support through positive and stimulating tri-monthly group discussions geared toward addressing the needs of the Black Lesbian community.

YOUTH.ORG (http://www.youth.org)
YOUTH.ORG was formed to provide for the needs of GLBT youth; the need for a rare opportunity to express themselves, to know they are not alone, and to interact with others who have already accepted their sexuality.

GLSEN (http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/home.html)
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (http://www.colage.org/)
Today, COLAGE is the only national organization in the world specifically supporting children, youth and adults with LGBT parent's). Using our experiences and creativity, COLAGE offers a diverse array of support, education and advocacy by and for folks with LGBT parents.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (http://www.glaad.org)
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (http://www.pflag.org)
Promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.

97% of students in public high schools report regularly hearing homophobic remarks from their peers.

- dreamworld.org.

For more information on SafeSpace please contact
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
Phone: 607-436-2190