Helpful Links to Other Websites
AFFIRM
Psychologists Affirming their Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Family has recently been formed for purposes of coming out in support of their relatives and encouraging further research and clinical work on GLB issues.

AMA Advisory Committee on GLBT issues

American Psychiatric Association
Representing 38,000 physician leaders in mental health.

Association of Family Psychiatrists
The Association of Family Psychiatrists supports psychiatrists involved in family therapy, family psychoeducation and family inclusive care, and provides resources to the therapy and consumer community.

Ethnic Elders Care Network provides a site designed specifically for people who are currently or will be caregivers to ethnic elders with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Ethnic Elders is dedicated to promoting research, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's diesease and related disorders and to providing education, support and assistance to ethnic minority elderly patients, their families and caregivers.

Families Joined by Love: Books and Resources for LGBT Families
A unique new resource for LGBT parents, their children, and the professionals who serve this growing community.

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
1996 Freedom Award winner for exceptional content on its world-wide-web page

GLBT National Help Center
a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community and those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. We are an outgrowth of the Gay & Lesbian National Hotline, which began operating in 1996 and is now a primary program of the GLBT National Help Center.

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.

Online Curriculum Module
Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
Gender and Health Collaborative Curriculum
Sponsored by the Council of Ontario Faculties of Medicine Gender Issues and Undergraduate Education Committees and funded by the Ontario Women's Health Council.

Gender.org: Gender Education and Advocacy (GEA)
Gender Education & Advocacy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation which provides information about transsexual and transgender issues. This website is our primary tool for both education and advocacy.

GLSEN
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Healthgate: Access to MEDLINE database

The Lesbian and Gay Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Association (LAGCAPA)
LAGCAPA is an organization dedicated to the mental health needs of youth related to sexual minority issues. LAGCAPA is an affiliate of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), with which it works closely on a number of scientific, educational, and advocacy activities.

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill: The Nation's Voice on Mental Ilness - NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund, founded in 1974 as the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Inc., works to build the grassroots political power of the LGBT community to win complete equality.

National LGBT Cancer Network
The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk

The National Mental Health Association
is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.

The Stonewall Center
A Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Educational Resource Center

Surgeon General David Satcher released the national blueprint of goals and objectives to help prevent suicide - the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. Click onto http://www.mentalhealth.org/suicideprevention to see this mornings live broadcast and to get the full report and summary on the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

Dr. Greg Herek's site, "Sexual Orientation: Science, Education, and Policy", an excellent resource, especially for the rebuttal of Paul Cameron and religious right's homophobic "studies."