This is somewhat embarrassing, isn’t it?

It looks like nothing was found at this location. Maybe try a search?

Page not found | GenderTalk
Page not found | GenderTalk
  Transgender Resources (& much more)
A guide to some of the best gender- and activist-related resources
All listed sites have been reviewed by GenderTalk staff
Sorry, NO dating or sex play sites
Updated November, 2006
  Trans & Gender Specific   GLBT, Media & Activism
  General Information
  Academic
  Activism
  Activists
  Arts & Artists
  Blogs
  Employment
  Events
  General
  Health
  Intersexuality
  Legal
  News
  Prisoners
  Social
  Support
  Transition
  Services (fee)
GLBT & Other:
  GLBT Family
  GLBT Youth
  GLBT Activism
Media & Activism:
  New Media
  Activist Multimedia
  Media Activists
  Progressive Activism
  Environment
  Faith-based
  Worthy Causes
  Entertainment
  Web/Non-Profit Tech
 General Information
Transgenderism A concise explanation of sex, gender, and transgenderism: what is it and who does it, by Nancy Nangeroni for the International Foundation for Gender Education.
Gender Identity 101 An extended explanation of transgenderism, including definition of terms, discussion of hormones and 'sex reassignment surgery', issues TG people face, how to deal with a TG person, and a listing of resources, by Alexander John Goodrum.
Suggested Reading GenderTalk's suggested transgender reading list.
Transgender Equality [PDF Download] A handbook providing activists and policymakers with "the tools they need to pass transgender-inclusive non-discrimination and anti-violence legislation," from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
T-Vox An extensive, Wiki-based website "providing information on transsexuality, intersexuality, gender theory, legal and medical issues"
Transitioning Our Shelters [PDF Download] Concrete Recommendations for Shelters on How to Make Shelters Safe for Transgender People, from the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
MIRLYN Database University of Michigan database that includes National Transgender Library and Archive, including a wide variety of publications and media spanning the twentieth century. Top-notch research resource.
Nat'l School Policy Statement [PDF Download] "Dealing with Legal Matters Surrounding Students' Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity", published by the National School Boards Association.
 Academic
Trans-Academics.org "...a place where people of all genders can discuss gender theory, the trans community and its various identities, both as a part of the academic world and day-to-day life. This is a trans-friendly space and is open to people of all gender identities."
Trans Feminism Home of the Transfeminist Anthology Project, intended also to facilitate communication between intersex and trans people who are feminists and their allies.
Transgender Asia Research Centre Bringing together psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, as well as medical and legal experts to better understand transgender phenomenon and circumstance in Asia. Aims to promote and disseminate research and understanding, and contribute towards effecting social change.
Trans-Academic Email List For all academics and researchers in transgender / transsexual studies
Anne Serene's Trans Reference Site Diverse and thought-provoking resources on transgender issues. "This site is a reference to transgender information that is mostly of a more academic nature. The information on this site is from a transgender perspective."
 Activism
Press For Change An effective political lobbying and educational organization, which campaigns to achieve equal civil rights and liberties for all transgendered people in the United Kingdom, through legislation and social change.
Remembering Our Dead A record of those trans sisters and brothers torn from our hearts.
National Center for Transgender Equality A social justice organization dedicated to advocating for the equality of transgender people. NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who saw the urgent need for a consistent, empowering and collaborative voice in Washington DC for transgender people.
GID Reform "An information resource for medical policymakers, mental health professionals, caregivers, scholars, researchers, students, human rights advocates, and members of the transgender, bisexual, lesbian and gay communities and their allies who advocate reform of the psychiatric classification of gender diversity as mental disorder."
Gender Public Advocacy Coalition GenderPAC is a national political action organizing and advisory committee that originated from the transgender community, but is now growing to include the women's, GLBT and related communities. Conducts national-level lobbying on behalf of gender, affectional, and racial equality.
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition A federal-level lobbying organization working "proactively to reform societal attitudes and the law to achieve equal rights for the transgendered and other gender diverse individuals."
Ms. Foundation for Women A national multi-issue public women's fund supporting the efforts of women and girls to govern their own lives and influence the world around them. They fund and assist women's self-help organizing efforts, pursuing changes in public consciousness, law, philanthropy, and social policy, while breaking down barriers based on race, class, age, disability, sexual orientation and culture.
National Organization for Women NOW is dedicated to making legal, political, social and economic change in our society in order to achieve our goal, which is to eliminate sexism and end all oppression.
Feminist Majority Foundation Founded in 1987, FMF is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists - both women and men, girls and boys - are the majority, but this majority must be empowered.
 Arts & Artists
Gender Crash At the intersection of the queer, transgender and gender queer communities in Boston, a resource for folks around the world
Imani Henry Caribbean female-to-male Transsexual activist, writer and performer, Imani Henry blends piercing advocacy with finely honed artistic sensibility. His multi-media theatre piece, "B4T" (before testosterone), presents an inside view of the world experienced by people born female whose gender does not conform to the feminine standard.
Kate Bornstein Visionary performance artist and author of "Gender Outlaw", "My Gender Workbook" and "Nearly Roadkill", Kate has provided key inspiration for a generation of transpersons. Her searing honesty and penetrating analyses of gender desire and identity provide lasting insight and wisdom.
Georgie Jessup Much more than just a fine musician, Georgie "has traveled the country teaching how to fight the good fight and scaring those who take comfort in cookie cutter, political solutions. Her musical style has been characterized as cold soul, social-conscious funk, provocative, poignant, and radio-friendly. "
Namoli Brennet A fine, gender-variant, award-nominated musician whose haunting tunes linger in the mind long after the last echoes die, while her lyrics chip away the beauty myth of Western Culture.
Yellow Panther Productions This is the home site for the video and music of Nancy Nangeroni and Gordene MacKenzie. Here you can view the "In Memory of Rita" video and download the song in MP3.
Katastrophe "Katastrophe (AKA Rocco Kayiatos) is a hot-sh*t, somewhat reclusive, over analytical, FTM emo-hop MC who has rocked the mic, charmed the ladies and educated the masses across the USA."
 Blogs
Transgender Workplace Diversity "for HR and Diversity professionals who are faced with employees transitioning from one gender to another in the workplace." By Dr. Jillian Todd Weiss, NY, US
Transcending Gender "Examining ways that the law both enforces and challenges the sex/gender binary system." By Jennifer Burke
Gwen's Little Spot "The mental scribblings and daily doings of one transgender woman, writer, and activist, with content somehow deemed good enough to win a 2004 'Queery' award." By Gwendolyn Smith, SF, CA, US
Feministing "Young women are rarely given the opportunity to speak on their own behalf on issues that affect their lives and futures. Feministing provides a platform for us to comment, analyze and influence. "
 Employment
Center for Gender Sanity Provides publications and consulting services for transsexuals who plan to transition on the job, their coworkers, and their employers. Offers help in planning a successful transition, guidance for employers dealing with transition issues, and diversity training about transsexualism. The most comprehensive online resource on trans employment issues.
 Events
GenderTalk's Community Event Calendar An open listing of events of interest to the GLBT community
GenderCrash Boston's leading trans event calendar and organization dedicated to creating local trans community
Transgender Guide A listing of trans-oriented conventions and conferences
 Health
Trans Care Project A collection of high quality trans care guidelines, including:
  • Clinical evidence-based practice protocols in adolescent health, clinical advocacy, hormone therapy, mental health, primary medical care, speech/voice change, and sex reassignment surgery.
  • Consumer information for trans persons and loved ones.
  • Training frameworks for primary, endocrine, mental health, and speech re-gendering.
Health Care Guide for Trans Men An electronic book generously made available for free (in Office and PDF versions). Titled Medical Therapy and Health Maintenance for Transgender Men: A Guide For Health Care Providers, by R. Nick Gorton MD, Jamie Buth MD, and Dean Spade Esq
MTF Sex Reassignment Surgery Historical notes, descriptions, photos, references and links, by Lynn Conway.
Ingersoll Center A non-profit service agency since 1977, with therapists working under contract, each of whom has extensive experience in the field of gender identity counseling and related fields.
Harry Benjamin Intern'l Gender Dysphoria Assoc HBIGDA is "a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders". Establishes Standards of Care for the treatment of "gender identity disorders".
The International Journal of Transgenderism The first scientific journal on transgenderism, peer reviewed with an editorial board of many leading scientists from all over the world. Published quarterly and updated with new articles during the quarter.
 Intersexuality
Intersex Society of North America The leading resource for intersexed persons, ISNA is a peer support, education, and advocacy group founded and operated by and for intersexuals: individuals born with anatomy or physiology which differs from cultural ideals of male and female.
UK Intersex Association An education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation which works on behalf of intersexed people
Bodies Like Ours Seeks to end the shame and secrecy that surrounds people born with atypical genitals through community and peer support.
 Legal
Transgender Law and Policy Listing of trans-specific US laws, articles, policies and resources.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project "SRLP works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence."
Gay & Lesbian Advocates And Defenders LGBT legal association working on behalf of GLBT and HIV affected people, doing impact litigation, advocacy and outreach. Their hotline (1:30-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday) provides free legal information, contact information,and referrals in English and Spanish. (617) 426-1350; (800)455-4526; or (617) 426-6156/tty. Email GLADLAW@glad.org
Transgender Legal Phyllis Frye's website created to "accelerate the legal freedom of transgenders," and "includes... writings and other items that she has produced in her quest for individual freedom and for freedom of her people"
Press For Change UK and European tranny law listings and resources.
SF Transgender Law Center A legal civil rights organization that connects transgender people to technically sound and culturally competent legal services in California.
 News
Transgender Law News Breaking and recent transgender news with a focus on legal issues. Excellent news source, no chaff to wade through, just the most important news stories.
Transgender News Archive A busy Yahoo news email list, the most complete trans news feed available.
GenderCrash Transgender News A rich (if somewhat impenetrable) listing of current trans-related news items assembled by search engine.
Transgender Guide News Another search engine-assembled transgender news listing
IFGE's Trans Announcements IFGE's 'Notices' page, mostly conferences, calls for writing, events, 'subjects wanted', etc. Feb 1999 - Mar 2004.
GAIN 2002 News Archive A rich archive of trans issue news from April-September 2002
Advocate Transgender News A rich archive of Transgender news and related articles from Advocate.com, from January 2000 to October 2001.
NTAC News Archive An archive of trans news items March 2000 - December 2001
GenderTalk News Archive An archive of trans news items, December 1995-October 1997
 Prisoners
TGI Justice Project The Transgender, Gender Variant and Intersex (TGI) Justice Project's mission is to challenge and end the human rights abuses committed against transgender, gender variant/genderqueer and intersex (TGI) people in California prisons and beyond.
Trans/Gender Variant in Prison Committee A California organization addressing transgender inmate abuses and doing public education.
Fact Sheet: Rights of Transgender Prisoners By Courtney Joslin, Esq., National Center for Lesbian Rights
TRAns Prisoner Support Another disappeared effort. "Traps is an organisation offering support and advice in a purely non judgemental way to all persons who identify as being Transgendered and find themselves in prison for whatever reason."
 Social
Pink Myst "A non-profit transgender chat network put together and supported by people of the transgender community"
TS Chatters "Real people supporting each other through the exchange of information, education and sincere friendship. ...open to all Friendly and Respectful people regardless of gender or identity."
Tuxwerx "A place of fun, friendship & support for the G.L.B.T community & good friends." Active chat room.
 Support
Local Support Group Finder Find your nearest local support group, anywhere
Int'l Foundation for Gender Education Education organization promoting self-definition and free expression of individual gender identity. Books on gender-transgressive subjects and a good community calendar.
FTM International A primary resource for female-to-male identified persons. Publishes FTM International Newsletter, the most widely circulated newsletter for the Female-to-Male crossdresser and transsexual.
The American Boyz An organization for "people born female but who feel that is not an adequate or complete description of who they are (including but not limited to, tomboys, butches, female crossdressers, drag kings, f2ms, transmen, mtms, intersexuals, thirds, and other along with our significant others friends, family, and allies)".
Renaissance Education Association An association of regional groups designed to provide education and support to transgendered individuals and those close to them, offering a variety of programs and resources focused on the factors affecting their lives.
The Survivor Project A non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Kindred Spirits Personal resource for spiritual awakening & growth, offering year-round retreats, vision quests, camping and other gatherings outside of Asheville, NC. Publishes 'Gender Quest' quarterly newsletter.
Tri-Ess The US' oldest and largest organization of heterosexual crossdressers and their partners, supporting their social needs and their desire to improve themselves in the fine art of crossdressing. Chapters coast to coast.
The Tara Foundation Dedicated to addressing the needs of low-income transgender people. Primary focus: helping transsexual women and men obtain sex-change surgery.
Society of TS Women of the Philippines "STRAP is a Manila-based support, contact, & information group focused on the needs, issues, and concerns of transsexual women in the Philippines. We seek to improve the public understanding of transsexualism and to encourage a helpful and supportive community amongst Filipina transsexual women."
Transformation Makeup tips, transvestite products, etc. Good (appearance) resource section for MTF trannies.
 Transition
TS Women's Successes by Lynn Conway: "The main purpose of these pages is to provide role models for individuals who are facing gender transition, especially young TS girls who are often desperately fearful of what the future might hold for them."
TS Road Map Male-to-Female transition resources.
The Transitional Male Female-to-Male transition resources.
Changing Birth Certificate Instructions on changing name and sex on birth certificate in U. S. states and canadian provinces, by Dr. Becky Allison
Changing Birth Certificate How to change name and sex on birth certificate in U. S. states, with some driver's license info, by The Transitional Male
 Trans Activists
Nancy Nangeroni Founder of GenderTalk, longtime trans activist
Gordene MacKenzie Author of "Transgender Nation" and founder of the first trans support group in New Mexico, Gordene is director of Women's Studies at Merrimack College.
Leslie Feinberg Author of "Stone Butch Blues", "Transgender Warriors" and much more, Leslie is a leading activist on behalf of gender diversity, worker's and indigenous rights and all oppressed peoples.
Lynn Conway Activist who lived in "stealth" mode for 30 years, then was outed when her good work brought increased attention. Her site has much information and intelligent commentary.
 Trans General
Transgender Gazebo A commmunity meeting place featuring news, chat, message board, and much more, at planetout.com.
Imperial Court Individual social and community service organizations who work with businesses and organizations in local communities to hold fundraisers (usually glamorous & fun) to benefit the community and help those in the community who are in need of their assistance.
 Services (fee)
Transgender Forum A popular commercial transgender web site, catering to the needs of the closeted crossdresser.
Femme Fever "Personalized, professional service for the MTF trans community. My mission is to 'unleash' your femme side, help you celebrate your beautiful femme self, as well as provide you with the resources for friendship and guidance through your journey."
Scotland's Wonderful Retreat "Crossdressing, transvestite & transgendered dressing services, wigs, accessories, and accommodation. Offering a friendly atmosphere and giving a very personal and caring service and of course you are assured of 'total' confidentiality and discretion at all times."
TG North "The Girl in You Can Finally Come Out and Play" - MTF transformation/beauty supplies (including the Wig Goddess) and events local to New Hampshire
 New Media
Mediashift "Your guide to the digital media revolution, with Mark Glaser"
 Activist Multimedia
GenderTalk (Radio) The leading radio program about all things gendered and more, hosted and produced by a transgender staff, including Gordene O. MacKenzie, PhD., and Nancy Nangeroni.
TransFM (Radio) An online network streaming a variety of transgender-oriented radio programming
TRANSmissions (Radio) A listing of online Transgender-oriented radio programming, music and talk. Also a web ring.
bloomingOUT (Radio) Weekly radio show dedicated to GLBTIQ life. Indiana based, it offers "queer news, several regular monthly segments, queer musicians and their music, interviews with community members, and much more."
Frameline Distribution Since 1981, the leading distributor of LGBT media to the educational market and beyond.
Brave New Films (Video) "Telling Stories to Build Movements that will Change the World". Brilliant, compelling works that expose the abuses of irresponsible corporations and individuals. They directly oppose propaganda disguised as news, warmongering and much more. Must-see video.
MediaRights (Video) A community Web site, helping media makers, educators, nonprofits, and activists use documentaries to encourage action and inspire dialogue on contemporary social issues.
Democracy Now (Radio/TV) An inspiring daily radio and TV news program, alternative news that examines the issues and arguments that the big corporate media channels leave untouched. Highlights grassroots efforts to enhance and ignite democracy in the US. Focuses on a range of issues that demand attention, from the relationship of citizens to their government and the role of money in campaigns to the impact of new technologies on politics and the media.
Counterspin (Radio) A critical examination of the major news stories every week, exposing what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage.
Ourmedia (multimedia) "The Global Home for Grassroots Media". A place where you can publish and store video, audio etc., and learn how to create citizens media. "Free storage & bandwidth forever."
Video for Change A PDF manual published by human-rights advocacy nonprofit Witness, covers many aspects of planning, shooting, and editing - including scriptwriting and interviewing.
 Media Activists
Center for Media and Democracy "The nonprofit Center for Media and Democracy strengthens participatory democracy by investigating and exposing public relations spin and propaganda, and by promoting media literacy and citizen journalism, media "of, by and for the people." Our programs include PR Watch, a quarterly investigative journal; six books by CMD staff; Spin of the Day; the Weekly Spin listserv; and, Congresspedia and SourceWatch, part of our wiki-based investigative journalism collaborative to which anyone, including you, can contribute."
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting FAIR has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986, working with both activists and journalists.
Media Watch Challenges abusive stereotypes and other biased images commonly found in the media. Since 1984, distributes educational videos, media literacy information and newsletters to help create more informed consumers of the mass media.
PR Watch "PR Watch offers investigative reporting on the public relations industry. We help the public recognize manipulative and misleading PR practices by exposing the activities of secretive, little-known propaganda-for-hire firms that work to control political debates and public opinion."
About-Face A media literacy organization focused on the impact mass media has on the physical, mental and emotional well being of women and girls. Challenges cultural overemphasis on physical appearance through practical and activist methods.
Free Press "Free Press is a national organization working to increase informed public participation in crucial media policy debates. The ultimate aim of Free Press is to generate a range of policies that will produce a more competitive and public interest-oriented media system with a strong nonprofit and noncommercial sector. "
Media Tank "Media Tank is an innovative non-profit organization working to bring together media arts, education and activism to build broader awareness and support for media as a vital civic, cultural and communications resource. "
 GLBT Family
Parents, Families & Friends of Gays & Lesbians The leading family-based TBLG support and advocacy organization, staunch trans allies and capable partners in the struggle to support, educate, and end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Families United Against Hate "A national network being developed by and for families and survivors of hate motivated violence for any reason, including but not limited to sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, ethnicity, and disability. We focus on providing long-term emotional support and technical assistance to families and individuals dealing with incidents based on bias. "
Rainbow Families Upper midwest organization working to build a strong community for LGBT parents and children. Annual Conference.
SAGE SAGE, or Senior Action in a Gay Environment, was founded in 1977 and is the nation's oldest and largest social service and advocacy organization dedicated to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) senior citizens.
 GLBT Youth
National Youth Advocacy Coalition National GLBT youth advocacy organization
Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere A support and advocacy organization for daughters and sons of LGBT parents. Extensive resources.
Youth Resources Support for GLBT youth, providing extensive resources.
Unity Through Diversity Focuses on Gay Youth and School issues along with BLGT issues.
How to Handle Transgender Students A simple set of common sense guidelines, written at the request of a Cambridge High School support group, by Nancy Nangeroni.
 GLBT Activism
LLEGÓ - The National Latina/o LGBT Organization The national nonprofit organization representing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Latinas/os. LLEGÓ's purpose is the organization of LGBT Latina/o communities from grassroots to national levels through mobilization and networking in a culturally sensitive environment in order to overcome social, health and political barriers faced due to sexual orientation and ethnicity status.
International Lesbian and Gay Association A leading international LGBT advocacy organization. It focuses public and government attention on cases of discrimination against LGBT people by supporting programs and protest actions, asserting diplomatic pressure, providing information and working with international organisations and the international media.
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission IGLHRC's mission is to protect and advance the human rights of all people and communities subject to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.
National Gay & Lesbian Task Force An inclusive and effective GLBT activist organization.
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation A media watchdog agency representing LGBT concerns.
Human Rights Campaign Large gay & lesbian federally-oriented political organization, marginally trans-inclusive.
GLBT Disabled Veterans Extensive veteran's resources, including VA links, a registry of those who proudly served, and much more.
Gay Shame "GAY SHAME is a radical alternative to the gay mainstream and the increasingly complacent left. We seek nothing less than a new queer activism that addresses issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality, to counter the self-serving 'values' of the gay mainstream."
Rainbow Fund A gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and supportive heterosexual humanitarian service agency whose mission is to promote LGBT philanthropy in the area of world humanitarian relief.
Triangle Foundation Michigan's reference website providing LGBT community information, issues, organizations and contacts.
 Progressive Activism
Right Wing Watch By People for the American Way, "an energetic advocate for the values and institutions that sustain a diverse democratic society."
Women's eNews "The definitive source of substantive news--unavailable anywhere else--covering issues of particular concern to women and providing women's perspectives on public policy. It enhances women's ability to define their own lives and to participate fully in every sector of human endeavor."
Girls, Inc. "Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With roots dating to 1864, Girls Inc has provided vital educational programs to millions of American girls, particularly those in high-risk, underserved areas. Today, innovative programs help girls confront subtle societal messages about their value and potential, and prepare them to lead successful, independent, and fulfilling lives."
Off Our Backs off our backs is a newsjournal by, for, and about women. It has been published continuously since 1970, making it the longest surviving feminist newspaper in the United States.
Susatinable Table "Sustainable Table celebrates the sustainable food movement, educates consumers about related issues and works to build community through food."
Emily's List "EMILY's List, the nation's largest grassroots political network, is dedicated to taking back our country from the radical right wing by electing pro-choice Democratic women to federal, state, and local office."
Colours of Resistance "A grassroots network of people who consciously work to develop anti-racist, multiracial politics in the movement against global capitalism. We are committed to helping build an anti-racist, anti-imperialist, multiracial, feminist, queer and trans liberationist, anti-authoritarian movement against global capitalism. We are committed to integrating an anti-oppression framework and analysis into all of our work."
Institute for Public Accuracy "IPA increases the reach and capacity of progressive and grassroots organizations (at no cost to them) to affect public policy by getting them and their ideas into the mainstream media. IPA gains media access for those whose voices are commonly excluded or drowned out by government or corporate-backed institutions. As a national consortium of independent public-policy researchers, analysts and activists, IPA widens media exposure for progressive perspectives on many issues including the environment, human rights, foreign policy, and economic justice."
Amnesty International A Nobel Prize-winning grassroots activist organization with over 1.8 million members worldwide. Amnesty International undertakes research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.
The Progressive A journalistic voice for peace and social justice at home and abroad. The magazine, its affiliates, and its staff steadfastly oppose militarism, the concentration of power in corporate hands, the disenfranchisement of the citizenry, poverty, and prejudice in all its guises.
Center for American Progress "A nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all. We believe Americans are bound together by a common commitment to these values and we aspire to ensure our national policies reflect these values."
Think Progress "Think Progress is a project of the American Progress Action Fund. The American Progress Action Fund is a nonpartisan organization. With the blog, APAF seeks to provide a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies."
IndyMedia International independent media channel providing uncensored reporting in word, audio and video on unfolding events. A vitally important grassroots-level communications channel free of corporate influence or control.
Planned Parenthood The world's largest and oldest voluntary family planning organization, providing services and educational programs while advocating policies and promoting research to support choice in reproduction.
Southern Poverty Law Center Known for its monitoring of extremist groups, especially through its Klanwatch Project. Also known for annoying fundraising mailings.
Political Research Associates An independent, not-for-profit research center that monitors and analyzes organizations, leaders, ideas, and activities of the US political right that undermine democracy and diversity.
NAACP The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the oldest, largest and strongest Civil Rights Organization in the United States.
Alternatives to Marriage Project A national organization for unmarried people, providing support and information to people who choose not to marry, are prevented from marrying, or are among the majority of people who live together before marriage. ATMP works for greater understanding and acceptance of unmarried people.
International Action Center Information, Activism, and Resistance to U.S. Militarism, War, and Corporate Greed, Linking with Struggles Against Racism and Oppression within the United States
ColdTYPE.net "Writing worth reading from around the world" Politics of the day, from a critical perspective.
TruthOut A leading online progressive news source. Stories culled from publications that dare to challenge corporate domination and business as usual, plus editorials written from progressive perspectives. The other side of the story.
MichaelMoore.com The famous filmmaker's website, which he has turned into a leading source of progressive (anti-Bush) news items and encouragement. Moore is an incorregible anti-establishment cheerleader whose documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" is the arguably most effective, and unquestionably the most popular, documentary ever made, and his "Must Read" picks are 'must' reading.
 Environment
The Discovery of Global Warming A hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand what people are doing to cause climate change. See for yourself.
BioGems The BioGems initiative is aimed at saving wildlands of exceptional natural values. The website enables you to take fast and effective action in defense of our planet's most endangered wild places.
Mark Bowen His book, Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate Change in the World's Highest Mountains, is the story of the dramatic reality unveiled by a scientific team from Ohio State University.
The Nature Conservancy The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
 Faith-based
SoulForce A national interfaith movement committed to ending spiritual violence perpetuated by religious policies and teachings against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people.
Dignity USA Organized to unite gay,lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Catholics, as well as their families, friends and loved ones in order to develop leadership, and be an instrument through which we may be heard by and promote reform in the Church.
Christian Alliance for Progress "The movement to reclaim Christianity and transform American politics."
 Worthy Causes
United American Indians of New England "UAINE is a Native-led organization of Native people and our supporters who fight back against racism and for the freedom of Leonard Peltier and other political prisoners. We support Indigenous struggles, not only in New England but throughout the Americas. We fight back on such issues as the racism of the Pilgrim mythology perpetuated in Plymouth and the U.S. government's assault on poor people. We protest the use of racist team names and mascots in sports. We speak to classes in schools and universities about current issues in the Native struggle. We also welcome the support of non-Native people from the four directions. We believe very strongly that we must support others in struggle, particularly other communities of color, the lesbian and gay community, and the disabled community."
Leonard Peltier Defense Committee As has been extensively documented, Leonard Peltier was framed by the FBI for the murder of two FBI agents. His case has become the focal point for the national effort to finally end US government repression of Native Americans and theft of their lands which continues to this day.
Mumia 2000 Mumia Abu Jamal, as a journalist, exposed Philadelphia police corruption and racism. In retaliation, he was framed by Philly police for the murder of an officer. "Witnesses" who testified against him have since recanted, attributing their implicating testimony tp police threats and intimidation.
 Entertainment
LesbiaNation Entertainment, information and interaction geared toward lesbians of all nations. Features: Shopping, Daily News, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Travel, Lifestyle.
OUT.COM A somewhat trashy news, commentary & GLBT entertainment site. GLBT activism meets Vanity Fair. Features: Features, Advice, Gossip, Personals, Style.
Planet Out A GLBT news, commentary & entertainment site. Think celebrity interviews. Features: People, Personals, 'My Planet', Shopping, Etnertainment, News, Travel.
GAY.COM A somewhat trashy GLBT news, commentary & entertainment site. Think personals. Features: Personals, Chat, Topics (News, Entertainment, Health, Business/Careers, Families, Style, Dating), Shopping, Yellow Pages.
 Web/Non-Profit Technology
TechSoup.org "TechSoup.org offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support. In addition to online information and resources, we offer a product philanthropy service called TechSoup Stock. Here, nonprofits can access donated and discounted technology products, generously provided by corporate and nonprofit technology partners. "