American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)|
Lesbian & Gay Rights Project
125 Broad St., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Supports full partnership rights and benefits; legal same-sex marriage. Fights sodomy laws; privacy and civil rights violations; AIDS and other anti-gay/lesbian discrimination.
National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)
275 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001
212-807-6222; fax: 212-807-6245; firstname.lastname@example.org
An alliance of 50 national non-profit organizations (literary, artistic, religious, educational, professional, labor, and civil liberties groups), united by a conviction that freedom of thought, inquiry, and expression must be defended. Educates members and the public about the dangers of censorship and how to oppose them. Offers many examples of censorship of gay-related arts.
People for the American Way Foundation (PFAW)
2000 “M” St., N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036
202-467-4999; 800-326-7329; email@example.com
From “Attacks on the GLBT Community” — Directly involved in dismantling obstacles to equal opportunity on both a national and state level for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender persons. Works diligently in the legislatures and the arena of public opinion to empower gay families, protecting adoption rights, and working to secure marriage and partner benefits for gay and lesbian couples.
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104
334-956-8200; contact: http://splcenter.org/center/contact.jsp
SPLC is internationally known for its tolerance education programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its tracking of hate groups.