The ACLU-EM 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.
Tags: advocacy, eastern missouri, legal, political, resources, st louis, policy, justice
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.
Tags: advocacy, kansas city, legal, political, resources, western missouri, lgbt, women, people of color, patients, prisoners, people with disabilities, immigrants, poor, poverty
AIDS Project of the Ozarks (APO) is a non-profit community-based organization serving a 29 county region in southwest Missouri. APO currently serves over 600 clients with HIV/AIDS and their families.
Tags: education, get involved, get tested, resources, southwest missouri, springfield, support, hiv/aids, families
BENT is the biographical voice of cripgay men, but BENT also covers disability art and culture, gay and straight, to prove that our differentness and our need for inclusiveness can coexist.
Tags: media, national, people with disabilities, resources, support, advocacy, disabled, disability, crip, cripgay, bent, zine, art, culture
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
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.
Tags: international, people with disabilities, disabled, disability, blind, blindness, visual, accessibility, support, resources, advocacy, community
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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The DaVinci Society is an organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students, staff, and faculty, along with all of our LGBT-supportive allies. We are based on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus, but our meetings and activities are open to the public.
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The Deaf Queer Resource Center is a national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities.
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing, deaf ally, lgbt, national, queer, education, resources, advocacy, people with disabilities, support, community