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Best of the Web: History & Social Sciences » Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Resources » Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation
Gender and Sexuality
Texts which address gender studies and queer studies, with a particular focus on discussions of sex, gender, sexual identity, and sexuality in cultural practices.
"An electronic journal dedicated to the discussion of women's and gender studies. It developed out of gender Inn, a database for gender and women's studies providing annotated bibliographic records of feminist theory, gender and queer studies, feminist literary criticism and gender-related literature from various other fields."
Gender Identity Project (GIP)
This New York-based organization "offers transgender identified people an opportunity to discover who they are, and to build communities, in an atmosphere of self-acceptance."
A peer-reviewed journal with full-text articles about gender and sexuality in relation to social, political, artistic, and economic concerns.
Human Rights Campaign: Coming Out
In association with National Coming Out Day on October 11th, 2007, this resource provides "a map for planning your coming out conversations with yourself, family and friends. It also provides basic information and resources about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people."
If You Are Concerned About Your Child's Gender Behaviors: A Parent guide
Site provides "a resource for parents who want information and advice on a child with gender-variant behaviors." From the Children's NAtional Medical enter in Washington.
Sexual Orientation: Science, Education, and Policy
"This site features work by Dr. Gregory Herek, an internationally recognized authority on sexualprejudice (also called homophobia), hate crimes, andAIDS stigma. It provides factual information to promote the use of scientific knowledge for education and enlightened public policy related to sexual orientation and HIV/AIDS." Also available in French.