Here we explore the identifications that determine our governmental, economic and social outcomes.
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Glossary of Terms | Human Rights Campaign
Many Americans refrain from talking about sexual orientation and gender identity or expression because it feels taboo, or because they’re afraid of saying the wrong thing. This glossary was written to help give people the words and meanings to help make conversations easier and more comfortable.
LGBT Rights | American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.
GLSEN believes that every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education. We are a national network of educators, students, and local GLSEN Chapters working to make this right a reality.
GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance.
Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for LGBTQ people. From Equality Florida to Freedom Oklahoma to Basic Rights Oregon, we amplify the power of the state-based LGBTQ movement.
I Am Who I Am
A Lesson Plan from Rights, Respect, Responsibility: A K-12 Curriculum. Fostering responsibility by respecting young people’s rights to honest sexuality education.
The Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People
The struggle of LGBTQ+ people for equal rights has moved to center stage. LGBTQ+ people are battling for their civil rights in Congress, in courtrooms and in the streets. Despite these advances into the American mainstream, however, LGBTQ+ people continue to face real discrimination in all areas of life.
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