Author Eric Marcus

 

Resources

SUICIDE

Please visit my web site www.whysuicide.com for links to resources concerning both suicide prevention and suicide bereavement (for those who have lived through the suicide of a friend, colleague, or family member).

LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender)

National Organizations—General

GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)

www.glaad.org

HRC (Human Rights Campaign)

www.hrc.org

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

www.lambdalegal.org

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

www.pflag.org

National Organizations—for Young People

COLAGE (People with a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer Parent)

www.colage.org

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)

www.glsen.org

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

www.gsanetwork.org

Advocates for Youth

www.advocatesforyouth.org

TNET (Transgender Network)

See PFLAG, www.pflag.org

Web Sites for Young People

www.youth-guard.org
www.yourthresource.com
www.teenwire.com
www.knowhivaids.org

Religious Organizations

American Baptists

The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists
www.awab.org

Episcopal

Integrity
www.integrityusa.org

Jewish

The World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews
www.glbtjews.org

Lutheran

ReconcilingWorks
www.reconcilingworks.org

Methodist

Affirmation:  United Methodists for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns
www.umaffirm.org

Mormon

Affirmation:  Gay and Lesbian Mormons
www.affirmation.org

Roman Catholic

DignityUSA
www.dignityusa.org

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Ministries

www.uua.org/obgltc

Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC)

www.mccchurch.org

HELPLINES/TELEPHONE HOTLINES/ONLINE SUPPORT

Counseling, Information, and Referrals

GLBT National Youth Talkline
800-246-PRIDE (7743)
www.glnh.org

Crisis Intervention

The Trevor Lifeline
866-488-7386
www.thetrevorproject.org

HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

CDC National AIDS Hotline
800-342-AIDS

National STD Hotline

800-227-8922 or 800-342-2437