1997 White House Hate Crimes ConferenceOrganizations & Resources
Text of the President's remarks, Administration initiatives on hate crimes, and other information.
American Psychological Association
"Hate Crimes Today: An Age-Old Foe in Modern Dress"
FAQ About Hate Crimes. 1998
NCAVP 1997 Annual Report: Summary of Findings Hate crime laws in the United States
A map from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
In Memoriam - Gender/Race/Orientation Based Murders
Profiles of murderers of gay men
Featured in the film "Licensed to Kill" by Arthur Dong. Also contains useful study guide with exercises for group activities.
U.S. Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division
Hate Crimes Statistics for 1997, 1996, 1995
Citizens Against Homophobia
Creating Safe Schools for Lesbian and Gay Students
An excellent resource for teachers, students and parents that includes practical ideas and activities for positive change.
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
Working to maintain honest and accurate depictions of LGBT people in the media and entertainment.
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teachers Network (GLSTN)
Working to keep schools safe for gay youth.
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
A referal resource for LGBT organizations, services and information across the country.
GLBT Youth Resource Directory
Human Rights Campaign Action Center
Find out who your Members of Congress are and where they stand on our issues. Then, with the click of a button, you can instantly send them a message encouraging them to support issues important to you or thanking them for their support.
National Lesbian and Gay Task Force (NGLTF)
National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
A support group for people with LGBT people in their lives.
Southern Poverty Law Center
A non-profit organization dedicated to monitoring and fighting hate. Highly recommended: "Ten Ways To Fight Hate" - free download from their website.
A database published by !OutProud!, The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth. With over 4,000 entries, it's the largest collection of lesbigay resources in the nation, and includes information on community centers, support organizations, PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) chapters, lesbigay youth groups, and more. A great resource.
Queer Resources Directory
A treasure trove of internet resources related to LGBT issues.