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Social networking & support in the lgbt communityPresentation Transcript
Social Networking & Support in the LGBT Community Daniela, Kristen, Michael
Plenty of Websites for LGBT Community! Support Gay Websites Dating Websites Specific LGBT Website AIDS/HIV Support Groups Social Networking And more !
Family Support Websites WWW.PLAG.ORG/WWW.STAYCLOSE.ORG
Started in 1972
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
Family Support Websites WWW.FORTUNATEFAMILIES.COM
Started in 1992
Fortunate Families serves as a resource and networking ministry with Catholic parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children.
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.
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 .
Day of Remembrance Some GSA Events Chalk Day Day Of Silence Day Of Silence
Miami Network Websites http://www.southfloridagaynews.com/ Daily news, events, jobs, features, parties, community events for the LGBT community
Support Websites Sample Website
Specific Network Websites Butch/Femme Social Networking www.butchfemmeplanet.com
Transgender Support Website www.heartcorps.com/journeys Transition support website that Dedicates videos, forums, Diaries, special doctors to help Through the transition for transgenders
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.