National and Online Resources

Hotlines
The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: 1.888.THE.GLNH (1.888-843-4564)
The GLBT National Youth Talkline (through age 25): 800-246-7743
National AIDS Hotline: 800-342-AIDS


Websites
Education Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network http://www.GLSEN.org  
Matthew Shepard Foundation: Resource for LGBTQ Youth http://www.matthewsplace.com
Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center www.lyric.org


News and Current Events
The Advocate-- The national gay & lesbian news magazine Internet site www.advocate.com
Planet Out http://www.planetout.com/pno/
Law Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund http://www.lambdalegal.org
Human Rights Human Rights Campaign (HRC) http://www.hrc.org
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation www.glaad.org
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force www.thetaskforce.org
International Foundation for Gender Education http://www.ifge.org
Intersex Society of North America http://www.isna.org


Parents/Family
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) http://www.pflag.org
Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere www.colage.org
Religion Soulforce www.soulforce.org
DignityUSA: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Catholics www.dignityusa.org
Metropolitan Community Churches www.mccchurch.org
Affirmation International (Gay & Lesbian Mormons) http://affirmation.org


Local Resources
Equality Virginia www.equalityvirginia.org
HIV Testing Confidential testing at SHC 458-8401 or Rockbridge Co. Health Dept. 463-3185 Anonymous testing at Roanoke Health Department 540-857-7600

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