Resources

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A Few Resources

This is a general list of resources for the LGBTQ community, with thanks to One Wheaton. Looking for resources on Christianity and LGBTQ issues?  To view this list compiled by One Wheaton, click here Curious about LGBTQ theology and spiritual resources outside of Christianity? To view this list compiled by One Wheaton, click hereIf you have questions about any of these resources or would like to add a resource, please contact lgbtu2@gmail.com

 

Emergency Hotline:

Lonely? Confused? Isolated?

Call the Trevor Project: 24-Hour Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-TALK
For Hearing and Speech Impaired with TTY Equipment: TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.
Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
Cuando usted llama al número 1-888-628-9454, su llamada se dirige al centro de ayuda de nuestra red disponible más cercano. Cuando el centro contesta su llamada, usted estará hablando con una persona que le escuchará, le hará preguntas y hará todo lo que esté a su alcance para ayudarlo.

LGBT Information Hotline:

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.

Call the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
Monday to Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight (Eastern); Saturday, noon – 5 p.m. (Eastern)
Email:  glnh@GLBTNationalHelpCenter.org

National Advocacy

Human Rights Campaign – Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equal Rights

Soulforce – Soulforce is committed to freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people from religious and political oppression through relentless nonviolent resistance

 

Coming Out

PFLAG: Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. A national organization with local support groups for LGBTQ people coming out and their friends and families.

Unconditional Ministries A support network Christian Parents of LGBTQ children who have conservative beliefs about the Bible and Homosexuality but want to love their children unconditionally. They offer regularly scheduled conference calls for parents and other resources.

Family Acceptance Resources for Parents whose Child has Come out

Coming out Christian and LGBTQ: The Vivienne Cass Model Adapted

Coming Out Guides from the Human Rights Campaign

Outing Yourseelf: How to Come Out as Lesbian or Gay to Y0ur Family, Friends, and Coworkers. By Michelangelo Signorile

 

Resources for Youth / Anti-Bullying Resources

The Trevor Project – Preventing suicide among LGBTQ youth

It Gets Better Project  Videos encouraging youth that “It Gets Better.”

Gay Straight Alliance Network – For Youth Fighting Homophobia in Schools

Hetrick-Martin Institute – Empowerment, Education and Advocacy for LGBTQ youth

Stop Bullying – Government Resources targeting LGBTQ bullying

Resources for Teachers – Anti-bullying Resources for Teachers

Put this on the Map A documentary of LGBTQ youth in Seattle

 

The Movement

The Biola Queer Underground

Bob Jones University

Harding University

Westmont College

Goshen College

Messiah College

Cedarville College

Hope College

North Park University

Seattle Pacific University

Wheaton College

 

Ex-Gay?

The Lies and Dangers of Reparative Therapy Published by the Human Rights Campaign

Reparative Therapy: Statements by Professional Organizations

Beyond Ex-Gay 

Ex-Gay Watch

My So-Called Ex-Gay Life

Inside Change: What Actually Happens in Ex-Gay Therapy

 

 

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