Related Links

Hotline Assistance

Local Crisis Help Line 24/7 -  http://centerstone.org/get-help-now

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline http://www.glnh.org/index2.html 

Around-the-Clock Crisis & Suicide Prevention Helpline for LGBTQ Youth www.trevorproject.org

Frequently Asked Questions

http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=290&srcid=380 

Terminology

http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=316&srcid=290 

            

COLUMBUS AREA RESOURCES

 Email News Groups

GSA Columbus Yahoo Group - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PrideAllianceColumbusIN_OpenForum/  Become a group member

 Social Group Information

MySpace - Link

Facebook - Link

Welcoming Communities of Faith

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbus -http://www.uua.org/visitors/justicediversity/index.shtml 

Living Hope Tabernacle - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Living-Hope-Tabernacle/120709904607744

           

PFLAG Groups

Seymour, Indiana PFLAG  http://www.seymour.org/community/pflag/

Other Indiana PFLAGs   http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=803

Map and contact information for groups in Indiana

           

 STATE AND NATIONAL RESOURCES

 Indiana Black Pride  - http://www.indianablackpride.com/

 

Coming Out Support for GLBT Persons

(link to http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=268&chid=391)

 

Support for Transpeople

PFLAG Transgender Network (TNET) http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=380&chid=391

 

Support for GLBTQ Youth and Young Adults

Indiana Youth Group - www.indianayouthgroup.org

 

Free Rein  (link to http://www.ourfreerein.com/about.php )

For youth and young adults 23 and under

 Oasis Magazine  (link to http://www.ourfreerein.com/about.php )

A supportive space for GLBT youth to get peer support and build friendships and community through their own journals and message forums.

 Out Proud  http://www.outproud.org/ 

The National Coalition for GLBT Youth

 

XY Magazine 

http://www.xy.com/xycontent/about/xy-about.php

The only national magazine dedicated solely to the interests and needs of young gay men.

 

Support for Family and Friends

                 PFLAG - http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=539&chid=391

                 COLAGE  - http://www.colage.org/ 

A national organization specifically supporting children, youth and adults with LGBTQ parent(s)

 Straight Spouse Network http://www.straightspouse.org/ 

Support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of GLBT mates and mixed-orientation couples for constructively resolving coming-out problems

 Gay Parent Magazine  http://www.gayparentmag.com/index.html 

 Gay Family Foundation  http://www.gffonline.org/home.cfm 

A business resource solution for LGBT individuals, families and communities

 

Political and Advocacy Resources

                 Indiana Equality  www.indianaequality.org

With a mission to secure basic rights for Indiana’s LGBT citizens

 Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

http://www.hrc.org/about_us/who_we_are.asp 

The largest national LGBT civil rights organization

 

National Gay & Lesbian Task http://www.thetaskforce.org/about_us/mission_statements 

With a mission to build the grassroots power of the LGBT community

 GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network  http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/about/history/index.html 

Focused on ensuring safe schools for all students

 Gay USA - http://community.freespeech.org/user/gay_usa

 Out and Equal http://www.outandequal.org/ 

Workforce advocacy

 Teaching Tolerance http://www.tolerance.org/about/index.html 

Resource for parents, teens, kids and teachers

 

Religious Resources

                 Mel White’s JusticeNet  http://www.melwhite.org/ 

Interfaith and ecumenical – applying the “soul force” principles of Gandhi and King to the struggle for justice for sexual minorities

 Soulforce  http://www.soulforce.org

With a purpose of freedom for LGBT people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless nonviolent resistance.