Community Resources: lesbian

CHARIS

CHARIS is a diverse group of women united in our mission to perform music that celebrates and encourages women and the LGBTQ community.

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FOCUS

FOCUS provides an atmosphere where members can find support and encouragement through positive social and professional interaction, while promoting a positive voice for, and presenting a positive image of, gays and lesbians within the greater community.

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glama

GLAMA is a partnership between the Kansas City Museum and the LaBudde Special Collections of the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri – Kansas City to collect, preserve, and make accessible the documents and artifacts that reflect the history of the gay and lesbian community of the Kansas City region.

This site will provide you with an overview of the materials that have already been gathered as well as give you an idea of what else we would like to collect and preserve.

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GLO Community Center

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of the Ozarks supports the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) persons in the greater Springfield, Missouri region by organizing and sponsoring community activities and by increasing public understanding and appreciation of GLBT citizens.

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GLSEN Kansas City Chapter

Nationally, GLSEN works to ensure safe schools for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. There are over 40 Chapters around the country, which work closely with the national staff of GLSEN to implement programs, and to keep national staff informed of local events.

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Tags: bullying, education, get involved, kansas city, youth, students, sexual orientation, gender identity, teens, GSA, gay, lesbian, genderidentity

Joplin Events Yahoo Group

This group is a clearing house for gay & lesbian events in the greater Joplin, MO area. It is open to everyone but focuses on issues important to or geared to the LGBTQQI community & its allies.

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Lesbian Reading Group

The Left Bank Books Lesbian Reading Group is open to the public and welcomes LGBTQ women and our friends. We meet on the third Friday of each month.

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Log Cabin Republicans of Greater St. Louis

The mission of the Log Cabin Republicans is to work within the Republican Party for the equal rights of all Americans, including gay men and women. We are loyal Republicans. Polls show one-third of gay and lesbian voters support fair-minded Republican candidates. We represent an important part of the American family speaking up as a powerful conservative voice for fairness.

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Old Lesbians Organizing for Change

We are a national network of Old Lesbians over age 60 working to make life better for Old Lesbians through support networks and by confronting ageism in our communities and our country using education and public discourse as primary tools. Our national organization is directed by a Steering Committee that works to form and support local groups who will work in their own communities. We believe that we have a great deal of wisdom, experience and strength to share with our communities as well as among ourselves.

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Tags: lesbian, aging, activism, get involved, national, political, organizing, advocacy, older, women, education

OBO

OBOS is starting a World Wide movement in support of women’s health. It is a global nonprofit, public interest organization that promotes accurate, evidence-based information on girls’ and women’s reproductive health and sexuality, and addresses the social, economic and political conditions that affect health care access and quality of care.

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Tags: women, bisexual, education, lesbian, national, resources, reproduction, reproductive health, sexuality, health care