LGBTQ Resources

Reaching OUT to SUNY

State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
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Relevant Resources:


SUNY Fredonia Specific Resources

University Resources

Local Resources (Western New York)

National Resources



SUNY Fredonia Specific Resources :

SUNY Fredonia SafeZone:

A committee that works to foster a safe environment for LGBTQ students and faculty and staff on campus, in addition to providing education and training on LGBTQ issues.

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Fredonia Center for Multicultural Affairs:

The focus of the CMA is to promote education on diversity on SUNY Fredonia’s campus, as well as to foster cross-cultural dialogue. The CMA houses groups such as the Pride Alliance, the Black Student Union, the Women’s Student Union, the Jewish Student Union, and Latinos Unidos.

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Summer Institute 2011 Resources:

A collection of resources from the Reaching Out Summer Institute held in 2011.

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SUNY Fredonia Pride Alliance:

Student group for members of the LGBTQ community and allies.

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SUNY Fredonia Counseling Center:

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SUNY Fredonia STEPS:

Students Teaching Equals Positive Sexuality.

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University Resouces (4 year / 2 year institutions) :

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resources Professionals:

Organization that seeks to promote respect for members of the LGBTQ community in higher education

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GLSEN: Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network:

GLSEN works with educators, policy makers, community leaders and students on the urgent need to address anti-LGBT behavior and bias in schools.

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Safe Schools Coalition:

The Safe Schools Coalition is an international public-private partnership in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, that is working to help schools - at home and all over the world - become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.

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Community College Resources:

A collection of resources specifically geared toward the inclusion of LGBTQ issues at two-year colleges.

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Sample Syllabi:

A sample collection of LGBTQ themed syllabi from a variety of disciplines (forthcoming).

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LGBT Resources:

A list of sources for instructors looking to create an LGBTQ themed course or unit within a larger course.

By Discipline or  Type of Material 

Creating a LGBT-welcoming environment at Syracuse University :

This document, “Interrupting Heteronormativity,” discusses aspects of heteronormativity, gives voice to student experiences, and includes LGBT pedagogical practices and teaching resources.

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Local Resources (Western New York):

Empire State Pride Agenda:

Organization that works toward winning equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers and their families.

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Gay and Lesbian Youth Services of Western New York:

The GLYS mission is to provide an accepting environment to enhance the personal growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youth in Western New York. GLYS advocates for community awareness and acceptance of young people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

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Pride Center for Western NY:

Pride Center of Western New York, Inc. (PCWNY) is a not-for-profit organization. The mission of the Pride Center is to work with the community to make Western New York a safe, healthy, and satisfying place for LGBT people to live, work, and establish their families.

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Spectrum Transgender Group of Western New York:

The focus of this group is to provide a support structure for transgendered individuals and their families, friends and allies.

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National Resources :

Campus Pride:

Campus Pride represents the only national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network "for" and "by" student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBT and ally students on college campuses across the United States.Painted hands 

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Lambda Legal:

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

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Human Rights Campaign:

The largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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American Civil Liberties Union: LGBT Rights:

A collection of resources focused on defending the rights of LGBTQ youth in schools.

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A website for the creation of petitions around a variety of human rights issues, including LGBTQ rights.

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The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation 

The Gay & 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. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.

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Gay and Lesbian Athletics Foundation

The Gay and Lesbian Athletics Foundation promotes acceptance and visibility of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (GLBT) athletics community.

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Housing and Mortages for Gay & Lesbian Couples 

The Gay and Lesbian Athletics Foundation promotes acceptance and visibility of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (GLBT) athletics community.

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LGBTQ Architect 

A website containing documentation for campus administrators working with LGBTQ populations.

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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.

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NYAC: National Youth Advocacy Coalition :

An organization that helps to provide youth with mental and physical health awareness, including awareness an awareness of HIV and safe sex.

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The Trevor Project  

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

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YouthOUT Reach   

LAMBDA project specifically focused on LGBTQ youth outreach.

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It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better.

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Resources from the Summer Institute

Reaching OUT: Academic Libraries as Space for GLBTQ Initiatives on Your Campus:

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