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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)  
ACLU works daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

The DAISEY Group 
The DAISEY Group believes in the importance of a supportive, inclusive community and strives toward a world where everyone - regardless of their identity - can succeed.  The core of its mission is to empower LGBT+ young adults and college students in Boone and the surrounding High Country to reach their full potential by supporting them in times of need.

Freedom To Marry 
Freedom to Marry is the gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide.

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN is working to ensure safe and effective schools for all students.

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
GLAAD is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
HRC is a bipartisan organization that works to advance equality based on sexual orientation and gender expression and identity, to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

The Independent Gay Forum
A group of gay writers, academics, attorneys, and activists who feel dissatisfied with the current level of discussion of gay-related issues.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
The mission of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is to secure the full enjoyment of the human rights of all people and communities subject to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, and/or HIV status.

Matthew's Place
An online community and resource center for LGBTQ youth, run by the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

Created to honor Matthew Shepherd in a manner that was appropriate to his dreams, beliefs and aspirations, the Foundation seeks to "Replace Hate with Understanding, Compassion & Acceptance" through its varied educational, outreach and advocacy programs and by continuing to tell Matthew's story.

The National Center for Bullying Prevention
Helps to promote awareness and teach effective ways to respond to bullying. Read more

National Gay Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
NGLTF is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, with the vision and commitment to building a powerful political movement.

National Stonewall Democrats
National Stonewall Democrats is America's Democratic lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization.

National Youth Advocacy Coalition(NYAC)
The National Youth Advocacy Coalition is a social justice organization that advocates for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) in an effort to end discrimination against these youth and to ensure their physical and emotional well being.

Outright Libertarians
Outright Libertarians USA is the organizational home to gay, lesbian, bisexual, "queer" and transgendered Libertarian Party Activists and Supporters.

Lambda Legal
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, the transgendered, and people with HIV or AIDS through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

Lesbian and Gay Couples- Legal Information
Legal information, books, software and forms

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN)
SLDN is a national, non-profit legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to ending discrimination against and harassment of military personnel affected by "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and related forms of intolerance.

STOMP Out Bullying
Focused on reducing bullying and cyberbullying.

The Trevor Project
Queer advocacy and crisis support.