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  • 1. Social Networking & Support in the LGBT Community
    Daniela, Kristen, Michael
  • 2. Plenty of Websites for LGBT Community!
    Support Gay Websites
    Dating Websites
    Specific LGBT Website
    AIDS/HIV Support Groups
    Social Networking
    And more !
  • 3. Family Support Websites
    WWW.PLAG.ORG/WWW.STAYCLOSE.ORG
    • Started in 1972
    • 4. PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights
  • 5. EXAMPLE WEBSITE
  • 6. Family Support Websites
    WWW.FORTUNATEFAMILIES.COM
    • Started in 1992
    • 7. Fortunate Families serves as a resource and networking ministry with Catholic parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children.
    • 8. The website is very supportive and tolerant towards the gay community and encourages diversity
  • SAMPLE WEBSITE
     I wear a rainbow because…I Believe that the rainbow is a symbol of a promise from God,I believe we are God’s children and have an inheritance in that promise.I believe that wearing it reminds those who would deny my child a place at God’s table that they don’t own the guest list.I believe that wearing it gives hope to a gay younger that there are adults who can love him/herI believe that wearing it gives parents and open door to talk to me about their gay children; and that leads to affirmed and healthy childrenI believe that it starts the conversation with those who are ignorant of the struggles of gay fold….Etc.
  • 9. Florida Support Websites
    http://eqfl.org/gsa/
    The Florida GSA Network is a program of Equality Florida dedicated to promoting safe schools by helping GSAs form and grow through peer support, leadership development and student empowerment.
    Hosted many powerful and successful events promoting the well being for LGBT community throughout high schools and universities .
  • 10. Day of Remembrance
    Some GSA Events
    Chalk Day
    Day Of Silence
    Day Of Silence
  • 11.
  • 12. Miami Network Websites
    http://www.southfloridagaynews.com/
    Daily news, events, jobs, features, parties, community events for the LGBT community
  • 13. Support Websites
    Sample Website
  • 14. Specific Network Websites
    Butch/Femme Social Networking
    www.butchfemmeplanet.com
  • 15. Transgender Support Website
    www.heartcorps.com/journeys
    Transition support website that
    Dedicates videos, forums,
    Diaries, special doctors to help
    Through the transition for
    transgenders
  • 16. FIU Facebook Networking
    FRIENDS/ PAGES/ GROUPS FIU LBGT
    www.facebook.com/people/Fiu-Lgbt
    http://mpas.fiu.edu/LGBT.html
    LGBT initiatives include LGBT 101 presentations, a program designed to educate students about and sensitize students to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered/sexual individuals.
  • 17. FIU Facebook Networking
    FRIENDS/ PAGES/ GROUPS FIU LBGT
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=3349022499
    http://twitter.com/#!/dlpbetadelta