The ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including women, people of color, lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people, mental-health patients, prisoner, people with disabilities, immigrants and the poor.
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The ACLU of Missouri defends civil liberties and the principles of equality and justice in eastern Missouri through its Litigation, Legislative and Public Education Programs. The ACLU was founded in 1920 as the first public interest law firm of its kind, and is recognized as the country’s foremost advocate of individual rights.
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Against Equality is an online archive, publishing, and arts collective focused on critiquing mainstream gay and lesbian politics. As queer thinkers, writers and artists, we are committed to dislodging the centrality of equality rhetoric and challenging the demand for inclusion in the institution of marriage, the US military, and the prison industrial complex via hate crimes legislation.
We want to reinvigorate the queer political imagination with fantastic possibility!
Saint Louis Effort For AIDS mission is to provide education on the prevention of HIV infection and comprehensive support services for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
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Bethany Place is the largest non-profit, community based ASO (AIDS Service Organization) in the Metro East area of St. Louis. Serving a twelve county area of Southern Illinois, Bethany Place is located across the Mississippi River from the Saint Louis Gateway Arch in Belleville, Illinois.
Tags: get tested, health, HIV/AIDS, resources, st louis, support
Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute’s Mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV.
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The purpose of Blind LGBT Pride is to provide for the betterment of the lives of those who are visually impaired and who are LGBT. We do this by providing a forum for the views and concerns of visually impaired persons interested in issues facing those who are LGBT, by providing information about publications of interest to members that are produced in accessible format and by encouraging the production of such material in accessible format, and by providing education on accessibility awareness.
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Boys & Girls Town of Missouri’s Empowering Youth program was created to address the needs of homeless youth in Southwest Missouri. Our mission is to provide the support and guidance homeless youth need to transition to safe and stable homes. Empowering Youth focuses on the opportunity to create positive change in the midst of crisis. Our goal is to empower homeless youth through access to community resources, a safe environment and a supportive staff.
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Camp is Kansas City’s voice for LGBT and allied communities. The monthly magazine brings you news, editorials, letters, and community resources.
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