Resources

The University of Delaware has many resources to support a  diverse workplace.  Please see the Diverse Workplace webpage for details.

The following is a list of resources available in the surrounding community and nationally on the internet.  This list is by no means complete, just a starting point.

NOTE: Inclusion of a web site on this list does not constitute endorsement by the LGBTQ Caucus, which has no responsibility for their contents or accuracy.

Delaware organizations – Want to keep up with what is happening in the LGBT community locally?

Camp RehobothCAMP Rehoboth is a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to creating a more positive environment in Rehoboth Beach and its related communities.

Colage COLAGE (Children Of Lesbians And Gays Everywhere) is a national movement with a Delaware chapter of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent. “We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.”

DEGLC — The Delaware Gay and Lesbian Communicator will keep you informed of many of the happenings in Delaware’s LGBT Community.  To subscribe send an email to deglc-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. You may post events to the moderated list of about 1200 subscribers by sending an email to deglc@yahoogroups.com.

Delaware Pride Delaware Pride is dedicated to creating a more visible and united LGBT community throughout Delaware through outreach, education and referrals.  Delaware Pride is the organizer of the annual Delaware Pride Festival held each autumn.

Equality Delaware Equality Delaware’s mission is to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Delawareans. The group is currently spearheading civil unions legislation: read about it here.

PFLAG of Wilmington/Northern Delaware Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) of Wilmington/Northern Delaware promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersexual persons, their families and friends through support in coping with an adverse society. Educating, enlightening an ill-informed public, advocating, ending discrimination and securing civil rights, PFLAG also provides the opportunity for dialog about sexual orientation in confidential settings.

Rainbow Chorale of Delaware The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is a community chorus composed (get it?) of LGBT persons and their friends in a supportive and affirming environment.  The Chorale presents the positive face of Delaware’s LGBT community through high quality musical performance, and supports other institutions and individuals who serve that community.

National/Internet Resources

EveryQ.com — News; social networking.

LGBTQ Friendly Colleges & Universities — Affordable Colleges Online, creating a welcoming campus and community.

Choosing an LGBTQ Friendly College – online resource

National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education — The combined vision and mission of the Consortium is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect. Our goals are to support colleagues and develop curriculum to professionally enhance this work; to seek climate improvement on campuses; and to advocate for policy change, program development, and establishment of LGBT Office/Centers.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force — The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The Human Rights Campaign — The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of over 750,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Gay Today — Another news site.

The Advocate Online — News, politics, business, travel, entertainment.

Gay Agenda — Gay news and issues, top stories, entertainment.

Out and Equal — Workplace advocates.

GLAAD — Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation; dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of individuals and events in all media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Faith in America — Founded by noted activist Mitchell Gold, this organization seeks to end religion-based bigotry toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

National Black Justice Coalition — The National Black Justice Coalition is a national civil rights organization of African-American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies dedicated to fostering equality by fighting racism and homophobia.

Truth Wins Out  — Truth Wins Out is a nonprofit think tank and educational organization that counters right-wing disinformation campaigns, debunks the “ex-gay” myth, and provides accurate information about the lives of LGBT people.

National Center for Transgender Equality — The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people.

Soulforce — The purpose of Soulforce is freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless nonviolent resistance.

Cyberbullying Resource – online resource page

LGBTQ Student Guide & Guide to Bullying & Cyberbullying