Safe Schools Coalition: a public-private partnership: works to reduce bias-based bullying and violence in schools and to help schools better meet the needs of sexual minority youth and children with sexual minority parents.
Safe Schools Coalition, Public Health - Seattle & King County MS: NTH-PH-0100 10501 Meridian Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98133;
Message Phone: 206-632-0662 ext. 49,
Intervention help (Washington State only): 1-888-307-9275;
Web site: http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org
COLAGE - Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere: offers peer support, newsletters, conferences and literature for children with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender parents. 3543 18th St, #17, San Francisco, CA 94110.
Web site: http://www.colage.org
GLSEN - Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network: has a national network of local chapters and regional offices working to end harassment and discrimination leveled against students and school personnel based on sexual orientation or gender identity. GLSEN's student organizing project provides support and resources to youth in even the most isolated of places. 121 W 27th St, Suite 804, New York, NY 10001.
Web site: http://www.glsen.org
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund: provides legal advice and support for people experiencing sexual orientation-based harassment and other discrimination. 120 Wall Street -- Suite 1500, New York, NY 10005-3904.
Web site: http://www.lambdalegal.org and
Lambda's web page for youth:
PFLAG - Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: provides support, education and advocacy. Distributes excellent brochures (see below). Local chapters meet monthly. For parents, siblings and friends and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) youth and adults, too. Share concerns; ask questions, good people. If no chapter is listed under "Local Organization" for your town, contact National PFLAG. 1726 M Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036.
Web site: http://www.pflag.org
Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center: a national education project dedicated to helping teachers foster equity, respect and understanding in the classroom and beyond. Teaching Tolerance project publishes a quarterly magazine, produces practical resources for use in the classroom, hosts a wonderful web site (for teachers, parents, and students), and makes financial grants to individual educators. 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104.
Web site: http://www.tolerance.org or http://www.splcenter.org
Youth Resource - a project of the Advocates for Youth: "We are here to help youth who are questioning their sexual orientation. If you do not identify with being straight, then check us out and we can help you with any questions you have that you need help with answering." Offers online communities specifically for GLBT youth of color, bi youth, trans youth, and more! Suite 200, 1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005;
Web site: http://www.youthresource.com