June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The Library’s month-long celebration demonstrates how Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans have strengthened our country, by using their talent and creativity to help create awareness and goodwill.
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.
EqualityMatters is a new media and communications initiative in support of gay equality. Through strategic communications, research, training and media monitoring they strengthen efforts for full LGBT rights and correct anti-gay misinformation. Their goal is to enhance advocacy and activism across all platforms and to leverage their expertise in support of others who are working to make full equality a national imperative.
OutHistory was founded by Jonathan Ned Katz, author of the groundbreaking Gay American History (1976) and other books on the history of sexuality. Outhistory.org encourages amateur and professional historians to participate in the discovery and creation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history by sharing their research.