You'll want to take a look at this site. It attempts (and looks
to be a rather exhaustive) directory of the websites available on
GLBT legal & political issues.
QRD Queer Legal
Sort of an all-in-one index to the original documents of famous
and important cases regard the gay community.
Sites with Legal Information
Amnesty International is dedicated to freeing prisoners of conscience,
gaining fair trials for political prisoners, ending torture, political
killings and "disappearances... You'll find lots of information
about the state of gays & lesbians around the world at this
& Lesbian Civil Rights
American Civil Liberties Union website devoted to national and local
glb legal issues & cases.
AALL's Gay & Lesbian
Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section, a division of
the American Association of Law Libraries.
GLAA Gay & Lesbian Activists
The nation's oldest continuously active gay and lesbian civil rights
Rights Campaign FamilyNet Legal Documents
HRC has a terrific website. In this section, you'll find copies
of necessary legal & medical forms to protect your family.
International Gay & Lesbian
Human Rights Commission
Monitors and advocates for equal rights for GLBTs around the world.
A great place to look for articles about discrimination outside
the United States.
International Lesbian and Gay Association
federation of local & national GLBT organizations dedicated
to promoting equal rites for GLBTs.
Lambda Legal Defense
LLD is often the legal defense for major glb cases.
National Center for Lesbian
The National Center for Lesbian Rights advances the rights and safety
of lesbians and their families through a program of litigation,
public policy advocacy, free legal advice and counseling, and public
National Journal of Sexual Orientation Law
Online journal addressing the legal issues of lesbians, gay men
National Latina/o Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual & Transgender Organization (LLEGO)
has a 16 year history of
representing the Latina & Latino lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
(LGBT) communities and addressing their growing needs regarding an array
of social issues ranging from civil rights and social justice to health and
Servicemember's Legal Defense Network
The SLDN is a legal organization that defends gays & lesbians
who find themselves ousted by the U.S. military.
Sites with Political Information
Wisconsin's political action group for statewide glb concerns.
Gay and Lesbian Politics:
WWW and Internet Resources
A selective, annotated guide to the best and most authoritative
resources on politics, law, and public policy. Designed for students,
scholars, journalists, activists, and citizens.
Human Rights Campaign
One of the two national Gay and Lesbian political action committees.
International Gay and Lesbian
Human Rights Campaign
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. A US-based
non-profit, non-governmental organization, IGLHRC responds to such
human rights violations around the world through documentation,
advocacy, coalition building, public education, and technical assistance.
Our overarching commitment is to defend the rights of people worldwide
to define their own sexualities and gender identities.
The website for the GLBT caucus of the U.S. Green Party
Log Cabin Republicans
National organization for gay Republicans.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
The other national Gay & Lesbian political action committee.
Also stresses grassroots development.
The Natonal Stonewall Democrats devote themselves to defining the
U.S. political parties stances on homosexuals and homosexuality,
and to improving the Democratic Party's stance on gay issues.
Republican Unity Coalition
The RUC has been created as an opportunity to make homosexuality
a non-issue for the Republican Party.
Rural Organizing Project
ROP today works to organize on issues that impact human dignity
and to advance inclusive democracy.
Organization helps to fund political campaigns of gay & lesbian
candidates both national and local.
Sites with GLBT Civil Rights information
Action Wisconsin's Guide to Wisconsin's GLBT Civil Rights Laws
Action Wisconsin is a statewide PAC that lobbies for the passage of civil rights legislation regarding gay men and women.
This site now includes a section for Wisconsin Civil Marriage Equality.
Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
This HRC website
provides current information on the status of this Federal legislation.
The Federation of LGBT
The Federation is a network of state/territory organizations committed
to working with each other and with national and local groups to
strengthen statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender advocacy
organizing and secure full civil rights in every U.S. state and
The Freedom To
This site is maintained by Evan Wolfson, one of America's leading
lesbian/gay rights advocates and lawyers. You'll find a information
on why this issue is so important and links to other useful sites.
MTV's Fight For Your Rights:
Take a Stand Against Discrimination
On January 10, 2001, MTV began a year-long public service program
to support hate crime legislation. This site has information
about Hate Crimes legislation and contact information to write legislators.
A Selective Bibliography of the Legal Literature by Rutgers University
Books, Web sites, and articles from scholarly journals, on the topic
of same-sex marriage. Articles are from 1997 forward. Browse by
geographic area (state or country) or by topic, such as arguments
for or against legalizing gay and lesbian marriages.
Canada's Same-Sex Marriage
This site contains information on what our neighbors to the north
are doing regarding GLBT civil rights.
Legal's Thinking of Getting Married in Canada?
Contains information on the legal implications of getting married
in Canada and the impact such an activity will have locally.
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More interesting sites you might want to try.
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