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General Resources

Visibility, representation, and equality are necessary for LGBTQ+ people in a healthy society. To achieve this goal, there are organizations dedicated to workplace equality, gender identity law, political lobbying, public policy, and public education. 

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General Resources

LGBTQ+ TerminologyGlossary of terms and definitions from Q Christian Fellowship

The Coming Out Handbook—Explore what coming out means to you with tools and guiding questions from the Trevor Project.

GLAAD (formerly the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)

GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively.

Human Rights

The Human Rights Campaign is the largest LGBTQ advocacy group and LGBTQ political lobbying organization in the United States.

National Center for Lesbian

National Center for Lesbian Rights advances lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality through impact litigation, public policy, and public education.

Matthew Shepard

The Matthew Shepard Foundation empowers individuals to embrace human dignity and diversity through outreach, advocacy and resource programs.

Out &

Out & Equal works exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality.


The Williams Institute conducts independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.

Links to organizations found at this site are provided solely as a service to our guests. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CanyonWalker Connections, and none should be inferred. CWC is not responsible for the content of the individual organization web pages found at these links.

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