The Trevor Project is the only accredited national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ people under the age of 25. Trevor offers a suite of crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText and TrevorChat, as well as a peer-to-peer social network called TrevorSpace. The Trevor Project also offers an education program with resources for […]
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GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that they believed too frequently allowed its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students to be bullied or discriminated against, or to fall through the cracks. Over 25 years […]
While all LGBTQ organizations are important to advancing equality, the methods deployed for securing that advancement vary. Victory Fund is the only national LGBTQ organization with a mission to elect more LGBTQ leaders at every level of government. They work tirelessly to change the face and voice of America's politics by aiding in the election […]
The Washington Blade was founded in 1969 as a black and white, one-sheet community newsletter distributed in D.C.-area bars and has grown to become the newspaper of record for the LGBTQ community. The Blade will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary as an award-winning news source, with readers locally and around the world who have come […]
By R. Kurt Osenlund, Managing Editor, Out Magazine Seeing our experiences reflected through popular art, particularly cinema, is something queer people have vigorously sought, long before "Moonlight" broke multiple barriers and clinched a Best Picture Oscar in front of a global audience. It's why we've sniffed out subtext wherever we could, from "Ben-Hur" to bromances: because our […]
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as their families through litigation, legislation, policy and public education. Founded in 1977, NCLR serves as a nonprofit, public-interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the […]
PFLAG is the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer. The organization is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy, and has more than 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities and […]
The oldest and largest gay magazine in the United States, The Advocate, is the world's leading source of LGBTQ news and politics. The historic magazine, which was inspired by a police raid of a Los Angeles gay bar, has grown to become a prominent voice for topics related to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender […]
June is Pride Month, and we at XFINITY Asia have a number of excellent film recommendations for you to help celebrate and support our friends and family in the LGBTQ community. Check it out! "To Be Takei" - A documentary chronicling the epic life of George Takei, from a child in Japanese American internment camps, […]
Kerry Washington’s turn as host of “Saturday Night Live” this week gives that television institution something it hasn’t seen much lately: a black woman onstage trying to make people laugh.