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News and links on GLBT issues

Deaf Queer Resource Center
Site devoted to those gays and lesbians who are deaf.

GLMA: Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
GLMA is a non-profit organization working to end homophobia in healthcare. Their site is a very good beginning point for glbt healthcare concerns.

Gay Heath.com
Covers the gamut of health concerns of gays & lesbians.

Gay Lesbian International Therapist Search Engine
The GLITSE database may be useful to help you find a therapist in the GLBT community. Membership requires licensure and a resume indicating experience in the field with GLBT people.

Health Care Information Resources: Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Resources
A clearing-house of links to other websites with medical information maintained by McMasters University Health Sciences Library, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Sexual Orientation: Science, Education and Policy
University of California-Davis Psychology Department studies on gays & lesbians.  Includes responses to ex-gay therapists.

Sexuality.org's Guide to Safer Sex
Website devoted to issues surrounding the concept of "safer sex."

AIDS
While HIV is not a "gay" disease, the gay & lesbian community was one of the first major populations in the U.S. to be confronted with its devastation. The gay community has also been at the forefront, generating financial and governmental support for those combating the disease, providing education to the general population, and compassion to those unfortunate enough to have acquired the disease.

Act Up
The international organization dedicated to direct action to end the AIDS crisis.

AIDS Memorial Quilt
The NAMES Project Foundation.

The Body
AIDS and HIV Information Resource.

CDC National Prevention Information Network
U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention relating to HIV, STDs and tuberculosis.

The Gay Gene
A forum for the discussion of the scientific, social, political and religious implications of research into the origins of sexual identity.

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
The oldest and largest not-for-profit AIDS organization in the U.S. Offers a wealth of information on HIV management and caring for those with AIDS.

HIV and Hepatitis
What you need to know about HIV and hepatitis.  Published by HIV and Hepatitis Treatment Advocates, Inc., a group of doctors specializing in HIV and hepatitis research.

HIV Insite Searchable database of AIDS-related information created and maintained by the University of California, San Francisco.

JAMA HIV/AIDS Information Center
The Journal of the American Medical Association's website devoted to information about HIV & AIDS.

MEDLINE Database Search
Free access to the Medline database. Will retrieve and display only citations and abstracts, not full-texts of articles.

Medscape HIV/AIDS
National medical organization Medicalogic provides technical information on HIV & AIDS.

Teaching Fear
People for the American Way's response for teaching sex education.

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