Information Handouts

LGBTQ Terminology

Frequently Asked Questions

Sex and Gender

Sexual Orientation


Gender Expression

Coming Out

Sex and Gender Model

LGBTQ Job Market|Workplace

Safe Zone Program

Lavender Graduation Program

Respectful Language

Ethical Treatment for LGBTQ Clients


Research Resources


News Reports|Current Events





Informational Resources

Frequently Asked Questions


Celebrities|Famous People


Historical Data


LGBTQ Community|Profile

Important Days|Celebrations

Archaic Language|Images

Slang Terminology


News Sources

HuffPost|Queer Voices

Advocate Magazine

LGBTQ Nation

Pink News

Lavender Magazine

Rainbow Times

On Top Magazine


Media Resources









Basic Information

Gay Defined

Lesbian Defined
Bisexuality Defined

Heterosexuality Defined

Transgender Defined


TED Talks

Why is Gender Identity So Important?

Love is Love

Why We Need LGBTQ Education

The Gift of Living Gay

Gender is Not a Straight Line

Gender Fluidity

How to Talk (and Listen) to Trans People

LGBTQ Pastor's Journey

Why I'm Done Trying to be Man Enough

Coming Out of the Closet

Unconditional Love|Journey With Transgender Child

Some Boys Are Born Girls

Problems Facing LGBTQ Youth Today

Why Am I So Gay?

Myths of Gay Adoption

What the Bible Says About Homosexuality

Fifty Shades of Gay

The Danger of Hiding Who You Are

Accepting My Transgender Daughter

Parenting a Gender Non-Conforming Child


Historical Videos


Coming Out in the 1950s

Brief History of Queer Political Action

Coming Out in the 1960s

How Stonewall Riots Sparked a Movement

Coming Out in the 1970s

Important LGBTQ Moments in US History

Coming Out in the 1980s

Stonewall Forever|Past Present Future Pride


Marketplace Tools


HRC Corporate Equality Index 2018

LGBTQ Friendly College List 2018

Study Abroad|Most LGBTQ Friendly Countries

LGBTQ Friendly Cities

Advocate Mag|LGBTQ Friendly Hospitals

HRC|Healthcare Equality Index 2018

Best Countries for LGBTQ Visitors


PBS First Person Series


Being Queer and Orthodox Jewish

Black Trans Woman's Journey

Asian Trans Person Talks About Gender Dysphoria

Surviving Racism and Cancer as a Queer Black Woman

Queer and Muslim in America

Growing Up Lesbian in Jamaica

Boundless Black Masculinity

Olivia Has Two Moms

Differently Abled and Bisexual

Growing Up Intersex

Religion and Sexuality

Queer Feminist Punk Rocker

Non-Binary Inclusion in Sports


Prep and HIV

Breaking the Binary

Drag and Gender Expression


Transgender|Transition Issues

Queering Fashion


Hidden Camera Lessons


Lesbian Waitress Hassled by Customers

Gay Family Refused Service in a Cafe

Gay Soldier Berated in Restaurant

Family Gay Bashed in Texas Cafe

Gay Couple Gets Kicked Out of Cafe


Matt Baume|LGBTQ Television


The Golden Girls Meet a Lesbian Girl

Designing Women Goes Looking for a Lesbian

Archie Bunker, Drag Queens, All in the Family

Murphy Brown Goes to a Gay Bar

Kate & Ally and the Secret of the Lesbian Landladies

Roc and TV's First Gay Wedding

How Sitcoms Handled Homos in the 70s and 80s

A Salute to Sissies


Matt Baume|Marriage Equality


Why Opinion Changed so Quickly on Gay Marriage

Best Lines From the Marriage Equality Ruling

Worst Reactions to Marriage Equality

Debunking Marriage Equality Dissenters


Lexus Series|How It Got Better

Jason Collins|Basketball Player

George Takei|Actor

Adam Lambert|Musician

Laverne Cox|Actor

Janet Mock|Magazine Editor

Rosie O'Donnell|Actor, Comedian

Tim Gunn|Designer

Jane Lynch|Actor

Raven Simone|Actor


Portia DeRossi|Actor

Wanda Sykes|Comedian

Nate Berkus|Designer

Candis Cayne|Actor

Andrew Rannells|Actor

Ian McKellen|Actor


Craft Projects


Pride Flags, Pins, Magnets, Necklaces

Stunning Rainbow Projects

Rainbow Cakes and Desserts

Button|Decal Design Ideas

Pride Themed DIY Projects

Make Your Own Pride Outfits

Homemade Rainbow Treats


Diversity Information

African American|Black

Arab|Muslim|Middle East




Native|Two Spirit



Diversity Videos

Love Has No Labels
Happy People Dancing on Planet Earth

Stand By Me

I Am a Work of Art


Frozen Movie Soundtrack|25 Languages

What is Culture?

Strangers|Friends You Haven't Met Yet

Modern Love

Black Guy|White Girlfriend|Harlem Barber Shop

Ultimate Wedding Party

Imagine|World Version

Celebrate Diversity
Love is Love|Diversity and Inclusion

No More Trouble

True Colors

Born Free and Equal

One Love

Celebrating Diversity|Photography
Multiculturalism Documentary

Fans of Love|Love Has No Labels

Don't Tell Me Who to Love

World Faces
Wake Up Everybody

First Day of School|Boy Consoles Classmate



Organizational Resources

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network
Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays
Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network
National LGBTQ Task Force

Human Rights Campaign

Southern Poverty Law Center

Campus Pride

Trevor Project


Safe Zone Materials

Safe Zone|Decals 1

Safe Zone|Decals 2

Safe Zone|Placards

Safe Zone|Promo Flyers 1

Safe Zone|Promo Flyers 2

Safe Zone|Message Flyers 1

Safe Zone|Message Flyers 2

Safe Zone|Scenarios

Safe Zone|Self Reflection

Safe Zone|Privilege Checklist

Safe Zone|Heterosexual Privilege Reflection

Safe Zone|You Can Be Yourself With Me


Slideshow Presentations

Safe Zone Slideshow

LGBTQ Terminology Slideshow

Pride Symbols Slideshow

Sex and Gender Slideshow

Transgender Information Slideshow

LGBTQ Job Market|Workplace Slideshow

LGBTQ Mental Health Ethics  Slideshow

LGBTQ Image Montage Slideshow

Topical Videos


In a Heartbeat

I Wish You Were Gay

Indya Moore|Daily Affirmations

The One I Love

Yale Univ LGBTQ Alumni Reunion

Having Pride|Thomas Sanders Group Discussion

Pete Buttigieg in Provincetown

The Ultimate Wedding Party

Am I Normal?

If Straight People Had to Come Out

Ten Sexualities to Know About

Love Bravely|Mini LGBTQ Documentary

Could It Be I'm Falling in Love

How Does it Feel to Come Out

Transgender|At War and In Love

Love is Love

Two Dads, Two Kids, Normal Family

If You Could Be Straight, Would You?

We Are America|Love Has No Labels

How You See Me

For Anyone Who's Been Told It's Just a Phase

You Are Not Alone

It Takes a Lot of Courage to Be Your True Self

13 Year Old Comes Out to Classmates

Nails Hair Hips Heels

Gay Elementary School Teacher Comes Out to Students

Interviewing LGBTQ Teenagers

Countries Where Gay Men are the Happiest

Tell My Story|Blind Date

Itís Not Just for Gays Anymore


Truth of a Gay Black Man

These Boots Are Made for Walking

Gay Men Discuss What it Means to be Gay

This Is Me|Queer Identities

Coming Out|Short LGBTQ Film

What is Normal?

True Colors by LA Gay Men's Chorus

How Does it Feel to Come Out?

LGBTQ Celebrity Roundtable

Can Two Strangers Fall in Love?

Fans of Love|Love Has No Labels

Church Organist Walks Out During Homophobic Sermon

100 Different Ways to Come Out

Pronouns|Singular They

People Guess the Sexual Orientation of Strangers

LeAnn Rimes and LA Men's Gay Chorus|The Rose


Topical Resources

Coming Out Process

Respectful Language

Attitude|Self Reflection


Cisgender|Gender Normativity



Sexual Orientation

Gender Identity

Gender Expression

Gender Queer

Origins of Homosexuality




Romantic Orientation

Preferred Gender Pronouns




LGBTQ Merchandise


Red Bubble


Rainbow Depot

Revel and Riot


Spread Shirt

Tee Public

Queer-Owned Merchandise Shops


Product Promo Videos


Wells Fargo Bank|Learning Sign Language

Ralph Lauren|What is Family

Awesome Gay Commercials

Clean & Clear|Being Your True Self

Tide|Couple Doing Laundry

Video Compilation 1|Funny LGBTQ TV Ads

Baby Formula Ad Featuring Same Sex Dads

Toyota|She Thinks Sheís in Love

NatWest Bank|Whoever You Are


Variety 1|Funny Gay Commercials

Sealy Posturepedic|Afterglow

Ikea|Dining Room Table

Video Compilation 2|Funny LGBTQ TV Ads

Bud Light Honors Stonewall Anniversary

Emotional Gay Commercials

Colgate|Smile With Pride

Heinz|Gay Kiss

Video Compilation 3|Funny LGBTQ TV Ads

Variety 2|Funny Gay Commercials

Pepsi|Three Men in a Bar

Kindle|At The Beach

Compilation|Funny TV Ads with LGBTQ Couples

XXL All Sports United|Airport Love

Hyundai|Lipstick Note


Music Videos

Secrets|Mary Lambert

It Gets Better|Broadway Stars
Don't Give Up|Maggie Szabo

Modern Love|Matt Nathanson

She Keeps Me Warm|Mary Lambert

True Colors|Cyndi Lauper

Dancing in the Living Room|Cameron Hawthorn

Scarecrow|Melissa Etheridge

People Like Us|Kelly Clarkson
You Need to Calm Down|Taylor Swift

Rise|Superfruit, Mary Lambert, Brian Justin Crum, Mario Jose

Fool|Alyson Stoner

Better This Way|Doug Strahm

Same Love|Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

I Was Born to Love You|Freddie Mercury

I Have a Voice|Broadway Kids

When She Loved Me|Sarah McLachlan

All American Boy|Steve Grand

Born This Way|Lady Gaga

Stay With Me by Sam Smith


It Gets Better|Todrick Hall

The One I Love | Ellen Krauss

Girl in the Kinks Shirt|Matt Nathanson

Like Me|Chely Wright

I Need a Woman to Love|Kesha

Aftermath|Adam Lambert

True Colors|LA Gay Men's Chorus

These Are the Days of Our Lives|Freddie Mercury

This is Me|Greatest Showman

Hands|Song for Orlando

Brave|Sara Bareilles


Girls Like Girls|Hayley Kiyoko

YMCA|Village People

Burning|Sam Smith

Stranger in This World|Boy George

When I Was a Boy|Dar Williams

Love Sweet Love|Broadway for Orlando

What Mattered Most/Ty Herndon

We Are Golden|Mika

Freedom|Kameron Michaels

I Think She Likes Girls|Metro Station

What Doesnít Kill You Makes You Stronger|Kelly Clarkson

I Just Want to Be OK|Ingrid Michaelson
You're a Firework|Katy Perry

The Great Pretender|Freddie Mercury

I Am What I Am|Gloria Gaynor

I'm Coming Out|Diana Ross

YMCA|Boy George


Trevor Project|It Gets Better

President Barack Obama
Broadway Sings for the Trevor Project
Dan & Terry
AFL CIO President Trumka
Adam Lambert
Rob Thomas
Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton
Gloria Estefan
Comments From MTV Logo Staff
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