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Dear Friend: As New York City's newly elected Comptroller, I am committed to remaining a powerful voice of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. I pledge to continue my advocacy on marriage equality, corporate adoption of the Equality Principles, the Dignity for All Students Act, and strengthening transgender civil rights. Our "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Directory" is the only resource of its kind in New York and I am proud to present this year's edition. This year's "LGBT Directory" features updates of several hundred carefully organized, comprehensive listings, many with websites and e-mail addresses. You'll find a wide range of community organizations, health care facilities, counseling and support groups, recreational and cultural opportunities, houses of worship, arts and creative organizations, and many other vital resources and contacts throughout the five boroughs and beyond. As your Comptroller, I look forward to working with you to make our City an even fairer and more just place to live, work and visit. If you have questions or comments, please contact Alan Fleishman at [email protected] or (212) 669-2697. Whether you consult the "LGBT Directory" in book form or online at, I am sure you will return many times to consult this popular and useful resource. Sincerely,

John C. Liu


AA See: Alcoholics Anonymous A & U­America's AIDS Magazine 25 Monroe St., Suite 205, Albany, NY 12210 518-426-9010 518-436-5354 [email protected] A Common Bond New York City (ACB NYC) 646-206-3090 [email protected] Social/support group for former/current Jehovah's Witnesses who identify as LGBT. Actors' Fund of America 729 7th Ave., 10th Floor, NYC 10019 212-221-7300 212-764-0238 Non-profit, nationwide human services organization provides broad spectrum of programs that support unique, essential needs of all who work in entertainment/ performing arts. Comprehensive social services, emergency financial assistance, health care services, employment, training, housing. Confidential. ACT-UP (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power) 332 Bleecker St., Suite G5, NYC 10014 212-966-4873 [email protected] Diverse group of non-partisan individuals dedicated to ending AIDS crisis through direct action. Meets Mondays, 8 pm, at the Center.* Addiction Institute of New York/Crystal Clear Project 1000 Tenth Ave., 8th Fl., NYC 10019 212-523-6491 212-523-8057 [email protected] State-of-the-art, evidence-based treatment facility provides widest range of treatment programs/services. Adolescents to seniors, male and female, all treatment modalities. LGBT-friendly. See website for additional programs/locations. ADODI New York P.O. Box 7417 JAF Station, NYC 10016-7417 718-596-0342 ext. 15 [email protected] Same-sex loving men of African descent's spiritual,

emotional, social organization since 1985. Adolescent AIDS Program (Risk Evaluation Program), Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center 111 E. 210th St., NYC 10467 718-882-0232 718-882-0432 [email protected] Comprehensive care for HIV+ youth, 13-24, and free HIV counseling, testing and STD screening for ages 13-21. Other services include outreach, community development, research and training. Advocate, The/Here Publishing, Inc. 245 W. 17th St. Suite 1200, NYC 10011 212-242-8100 212-242-8143 [email protected] National gay/lesbian newsmagazine. Essential news and entertainment coverage since 1967. Affirmation P.O. Box 1435, Palm Springs, CA 92263-1435 661-367-2421 [email protected] Gay and lesbian Mormons. African Ancestral Lesbians United for Social Change (AALUSC) c/o LGBT Center, 208 West 13th St., NYC 10011 718-715-2613 [email protected] Provides community space for lesbians of African diaspora regardless of language, class or culture. AHRC Sobriety Services PEIR Program 83 Maiden Lane, 6th Floor, NYC 10038 212-780-2658 212-420-7213 [email protected] Support group for adults with MR/DD and/or mental illness diagnosis who identify as LGBTQ. AIDS Action Council 1730 M St Suite 611, Washington, DC 20036 202-530-8031 202-530-8030 [email protected] Dedicated to development, analysis, cultivation, encouragement of sound policies and programs in response to HIV epidemic. AIDS Center of Queens County 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl., Jamaica, NY 11432 718-896-2500

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718-275-2094 Direct services for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include; case management, legal advocacy, housing support, prevention/education and outreach, licensed mental health and harm reduction/ syringe exchange. AIDS Center Queens County Women of Distinction/ Young Women of Distinction 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl., Jamaica, NY 11432 718-896-2500 ext. 3042 718-459-6578 [email protected] Educational group addresses needs of women on topics from HIV/AIDS to stigma of living with HIV/AIDS, depression, etc. Meets Wednesdays, 4­5:30 pm. AIDS Community Research Initiative of America 230 W. 38th St. , 17th Floor, NYC 10018 212-924-3934 212-924-3936 [email protected] Independent, not-for-profit, community-based research/ health literacy organization. Studies promising therapies for AIDS/HIV-related diseases; conducts research geared to further understanding of HIV disease, treatment, prevention; educates affected communities through individual counseling, workshops, free publications (quarterly ACRIA Update and topic-specific booklets). Information online. AIDS Home Care Program c/o Visiting Nurse Regional Health Care System, 15 Metrotech Center , 11th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-923-7100 ext. 7198 718-923-5592 [email protected] Program of Visiting Nurse Regional Care. AIDS/HIV services include skilled nursing, personal care workers, social workers, nutritionist, pastoral care, physical therapy, behavioral health, high-tech services, covering Manhattan and Brooklyn. ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, other insurances. 501c3 not-for-profit. AIDS Hotline (New York City AIDS Hotline) 311 Information, counseling, referrals available 7 days, 9 am­9 pm. AIDS Info NYC [email protected] Information pages about HIV and AIDS. AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health [email protected]

Created by legislative action to coordinate state response to HIV/AIDS. Plans, funds, evaluates prevention/ healthcare programs, educates public/healthcare providers, develops policy. AIDS Project New Haven 1302 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511 203-624-0947 (administration) 203-624-0947 ext. 233 (hotline) 203-401-4457 Non-profit service organization improves quality of life for individuals infected/affected by HIV. AIDS Service Center NYC 41 E. 11th St., 5th Floor, NYC 10003 212-645-0875 212-645-0705 [email protected] HIV/AIDS services, support, counseling, peer education, housing and entitlements assistance, treatment adherence support, HIV testing, basic needs (food and clothing bank), case management. AIDS Treatment Data Network (The Network) 611 Broadway, Room 613, NYC 10012 212-260-8868 800-734-7104 212-260-8869 [email protected] Non-profit, community-based. Info on treatment, referral/ case management services, counseling to people with HIV/AIDS and care providers. All services free; offered in English and Spanish. AIDS-Related Community Services (ARCS) 40 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne, NY 10532 914-345-8888 914-785-8280 [email protected] Community-based agency serves Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Ulster, Sullivan counties. Prevention education, case management, support, transportation, food pantry for individuals infected/ affected by HIV/AIDS. Al-Anon Family Intergroup of Greater New York 350 Broadway, Suite 404, NYC 10013 212-941-0094 212-941-6119 [email protected] Groups for families/friends of alcoholics. Gay-specific meetings for more than 20 years. Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital, Pediatric AIDS Program and Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services 1525 Blondell Ave., Suite 101, Bronx, NY 10461 718-405-8530

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718-405-8533 [email protected] Comprehensive HIV/AIDS services. Alcoholics Anonymous New York Intergroup 307 Seventh Ave., Rm. 201, NYC 10001-6007 212-647-1680 212-647-1649 (TDD) 914-949-1200 212-647-1648 [email protected] AA meeting info in greater NYC area, 7 days, 9am-10pm. Alcoholics Anonymous/Staten Island Meeting of NYC AA--Rainbow & Friends The Staten Island LGBT Center, 25 Victory Blvd 3rd fl., Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1360 718-808-1351 718-808-1397 [email protected] Open discussion. Meets Thursdays, 7 pm. Al-Fatiha Foundation P.O. Box 33015, Washington, DC 20033 [email protected] International organization for LGBT/questioning Muslims/friends. Ali Forney Center (Services for Homeless LGBTQ Youth) 224 W. 35th St., NYC 10001 212-222-3427 212-222-5861 [email protected] Helps homeless LGBTQ youth be safe and become independent as they move from adolescence to adulthood. Alianza Dominicana 2340 Amsterdam Ave, NYC 10033 212-927-6810 212-927-1537 [email protected] HOPE (Holistic Orientation and Preventive Education Services) program. Education/outreach, LGBT component. Established AIDS education/prevention program, targeted to adolescents due to documented high incidences of substance abuse, teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections and referrals only. HIV and adolescent services, education/outreach, testing services. Hepatitis C testing every second Thursday every three months. All Out Arts, Inc. 917-701-9033 [email protected] Nick Curto, President. Not-for-profit supports

community-based arts/artists. Committed to creating LGBT Arts Complex in NYC. Produces Creative Industries Network (CIN; see listing). Supports Fresh Fruit Festival (see listing). All welcome. American Civil Liberties Union--LGBT& AIDS Project 125 Broad St., 18th fl., NYC 10004 212-549-2627 212-549-2650 [email protected] Precedent-setting litigation and public policy advocacy on LGBT issues and issues affecting those with HIV/ AIDS. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 120 Wall St., 22nd Fl, NYC 10005 888-333-AFSP (toll free) 212-363-3500 [email protected] Leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to understanding/ preventing suicide through research/ education and reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide. American Indian Community House­HIV/AIDS Program 11 Broadway, 2nd Fl., NYC 10004 212-598-0100 ext. 242 212-420-0879 [email protected] NYC's only Native American urban center. HIV/AIDS services for Native Americans/families; all welcome to join in activities. American Run for the End of AIDS (AREA, Inc.) 2350 Broadway, #1016, NYC 10024 212-580-7668 [email protected] Not-for-profit. Produces AIDS awareness events such as annual candlelight march on World AIDS Day and campaign to reissue AIDS awareness postal stamp. American Social Health Association (ASHA) PO Box 13827, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 919-361-8400 919-361-8488 (Hotline) 919-361-8425 Provides information, materials and referrals on sexually transmitted infections, including herpes, HIV/AIDS and HPV. Comprehensive info available on website. American Veterans for Equal Rights P.O. Box 150160, Kew Gardens, NY 11415 718-849-5665 [email protected] Service organization of LGBT US armed forces service members and veterans; supporting service members and veterans rights advocacy, political action (ending

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DADT), VA medical benefits assistance, pride parade marching, community, camaraderie, and social events. AMFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research 120 Wall St., 13th Floor, NYC 10005 212-806-1600 212-806-1601 [email protected] One of world's leading non-profit organizations dedicated to support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Amnesty International USA 5 Penn Plaza, NYC 10001 212-807-8400 [email protected] Global mission is rooted in a fundamental commitment to the rights, dignity, and well-being of every person on earth. Another Octave: Connecticut Women's Chorus P.O. Box 185234, Hamden, CT 06518 203-672-1919 [email protected] Founded 1989. Celebrates choices/experiences through power of music. Has roots in lesbian community, but open to all women. Performs eclectic repertoire, including standard concert pieces, traditional and contemporary music that reflects women's lives. Travels/ performs throughout tri-state area. Arcoiris [email protected] de Cristo (ALC) c/o MCCNY, 446 W. 36th St., NYC 10018 212-629-7440 917-544-0597 212-279-1185 [email protected] Prayer/fellowship for all Latino-identified LGBT and straight people wishing to break religious and social barriers. Armenian Gay & Lesbian Association 917-705-4591 [email protected] Gay/lesbian Armenians in tri-state area. Network/meet 1st Tuesdays, 6:30­8 pm, at the Center.* Armenian Sisters 147 W. 14th St. #13, NYC 10011 Supportive network of Armenian lesbians building bridges between communities as light-skinned middleEastern lesbians of color. Arms Acres 75 Seminary Hill Rd., Carmel, NY 10512 845-225-3400 (general information) 4641 (Central intake)

[email protected] 145-bed licensed facility, providing inpatient treatment for those suffering from addiction to alcohol or drugs. Situated on tranquil 54-acre site in Putnam County, NY, 90 miles north of NYC. Art Gallery Tours for GLBT 212-946-1548 [email protected] Guided tours for gay men/lesbians of exhibits by queer artists. Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre 841 Barretto St., Bronx, NY 10474 718-842-5223 [email protected] Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Executive Director. Arthur Aviles, Artistic Director. Bronx-based contemporary dance company creates works that explore life on the margins of Latino and gay culture. Artists Celebration 917-701-9033 [email protected] Rare opportunity for LGBT community, as performing/ visual artists display their talents for peers/public. Produced by All Out Arts. Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA) 400 Broadway, NYC 10013 212-334-7940 866-274-2429 (toll free) 212-334-7956 [email protected] HIV primary care, case management, HIV testing, STD screening, free smoking patch distribution, support groups targeting A&P communities: women, youth, LGBT, people living with HIV/AIDS. Asian American Writers Workshop 16 W.32nd St., Suite 10A, NYC 10001 212-494-0061 212-494-0062 [email protected] Ken Chen, Executive Director. Asian Pacific Alliance of New York (APANY) Box 580073, Flushing, NY 11358 [email protected] Founded 1996 by the late Ed Remo. Mostly male volunteer organization promotes racial/multi-cultural awareness/acceptance, diversity, equality, friendship, support, education, and understanding among gay Asians/Pacific Islanders and their non-Asian friends. E-mail request to be notified of events and parties which are open to all.

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Assal East Coast--Arab & Iranian Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Women's Group 718-596-0342 ext.35 [email protected] Social/support network for Arab and Iranian LBT women. Association of Lesbian & Gay Affirmative Psychotherapists (ALGAP) P.O. Box 1083, NYC 10113 646-486-3430 Non-profit. Affirming, effective, affordable psychotherapy for NYC's LGBT community that respects/supports individuals' sexual orientation/gender identity, in private offices around NYC. Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on LGBT Rights 42 W. 44th St, NYC 10036 212-382-6600 Recommends policies for legal employers/law schools; addresses policy issues on LGBT rights. ASTRAEA Lesbian Foundation for Justice 116 E. 16th St., 7th Floor, NYC 10003 212-529-8021 212982-3321 [email protected] Empowers communities worldwide to claim their human rights via grant-making, technical assistance and philanthropic advocacy. Asylum Research 106-15 Queens Blvd., #3N, Forest Hills, NY 11375 718-544-5122 [email protected] fl Monitors and documents gay refugees and their unique problems seeking asylum in the US. Audre Lorde Project, The 85 South Oxford St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-596-0342 718-596-1328 [email protected] LGBT/two-spirit/people of color center for community organizing, focusing on NYC area. Through mobilization, education, capacity-building, works for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, seeks to responsibly reflect, represent, serve various communities. AXIOS: Eastern & Orthodox LGBT Christians 328 W. 17th St. #4F, NYC 10011

212-989-6211 (George) 917-513-9368 (Nicholas) [email protected] Geared to help fulfill spiritual and social justice needs facing LGBT and Eastern and Orthodox Church communities. AIDS ministry outreach, founded in 1982.

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B'nai Jeshurun, Congregation 2109 Broadway, Suite 203, NYC 10023 212-787-7600 Shabbat dinners, holiday programs, co-sponsored activities with other gay Jewish groups. Newcomers, all ages, families welcome. ASL interpretation available. BAAD! (Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance) 841 Barretto St., Bronx, NY 10474 718-842-5223 718-542-4077 [email protected] Bailey House, Inc. 275 Seventh Ave., NYC 10001 212-633-2500 212-633-2932 [email protected] Housing/services for people with AIDS, Technical Assistance Program, community resources. Barbershop, The c/o GMHC 119 W. 24th St., NYC 10011 212-367-1388 212-367-1218 212-367-1393 [email protected] Weekly group for black gay men to relax, refuel, discuss issues. Bay Windows 46 Plympton St., Boston, MA 02118 617-266-6670 617-266-5973 [email protected] New England's largest GLBT newspaper. Bellevue Adolescent HIV/AIDS (TOPS Clinic) 462 First Ave, Pod #3C, NYC 10016 212-562-6333 212-562-2474 [email protected] Support, confidential HIV testing, pre-/post-test counseling, complete medical evaluation/care, clinical


treatment for youth 12­24. By appointment for infected/ uninfected/status unknown. Website for HIV community groups and resources. Beth Abraham Health Services 612 Allerton Ave., Bronx, NY 10467 718-519-4000 888-BETH-ABE [email protected] Home care for people with AIDS. UJA-Federation agency. Beth Am, The People's Temple 551 Ft. Washington Ave., NYC 10033 212-568-8304 Elizabeth Ritter, President. Reform synagogue welcomes lesbians/ gay men. Bethegeneration [email protected] Scientists working to develop safe, effective HIV vaccine need HIV-negative people to support studies, encourage volunteers. Bi Request [email protected] Bisexual discussion group. Discussions are topic focused and moderated, followed by optional dinner near the Center. Other ad hoc social activities hosted throughout the year. Bi Women of All Colors 917-583-1797 Holds monthly brunches and dinners in New York City. We are a social and discussion group for bi, bisexual, bicurious, heteroflexible or questioning women (including transgender bi women) also welcoming bi-friendly women who identify as lesbian, SGL (same-genderloving) or straight. We welcome all women from all cultures and diversities. We provide a non-judgmental safe space for women to exchange, share, eat and discuss interesting, exciting, as well as thought-provoking topics that will keep you in the know, on the go, and just intrigued. Bi Writers Association [email protected] The foremost voice promoting bi writers, bi books and bisexual writing in America. BiasHelp of Long Island 60 Adams Ave, Hauppauge, NY 11788 877-END-BIAS 631-479-6015 [email protected] Victim assistance, community referrals/programs, school-based violence prevention, workshops, non-profit capacity-building, media advocacy, federal/state/local advocacy, grassroots mobilization, research. Big Apple Corps Band 332 Bleecker St., Suite K48, NYC 10014 212-591-2886 [email protected] Big Apple Dodgeball (BAD) [email protected] NYC's first GLBT dodgeball league. Big Apple Performing Arts (BAPA) 676A 9th Ave., Suite 405, NYC 10036 212-344-1777 212-957-9191 [email protected] Non-profit management company for NYC Gay Men's Chorus, Youth Pride Chorus and Uptown Express. Big Apple Softball League, Inc. c/o The Center , 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-696-7482 [email protected] Peter Morley, Secretary. NYC's gay/lesbian league. Divisions for all skill levels. Weekend games AprilAugust; tournaments in 29 cities. BiNet USA 4201 Wilson Blvd., #110-311, Arlington, VA 22203 800-585-9368 [email protected] National bisexual advocacy/education group dedicated to increasing visibility, ending oppression. Bisexual Gay/Lesbian-identified Bisexuals 212-459-4784 719-338-1866 (Bryan) Safe space for those exploring their sexuality; transgender people welcome. Meets 3rd Saturdays, 3 pm, at the Center.* Bisexual Information & Counseling Services, Inc. (BICS) 599 West End Ave, Suite 1A, NYC 10024 212-595-8002 [email protected] Information/counseling on health/relationship issues. General/professional discussion groups. Bisexual Resource Center Box 170796, Boston, MA 02117 617-424-9595 [email protected]

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7 Publishes educational pamphlets and books about bisexuality. Can provide speakers. Provides online resources and works to connect individuals to bi communities near them. Bisexual Women's Discussion Group 347-496-5568 Supportive discussion group for bisexual and bi-curious women. Meets 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays, 6:30­8 pm, at the Center.* Bisexual, Gay & Lesbian Alliance of Rutgers University 613 George St. Box #91, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 908-932-1306 [email protected] Primary political, social, educational organization for sexual minorities/friends at Rutgers. Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian & Transgendered Youth of New York (BiGLYNY) c/o the Center* 208 W. 13th St, NYC 10011 212-620-7310 Youth-run group for LGBT/questioning/queerempowering youth, ages 13­21. Black Pride NYC [email protected] Mission is to build awareness and pride in the diversity of the black LGBT community. Bloomberg, Michael R., New York City Mayor Mayor's Community Assistance Unit 100 Gold St. 2nd Floor, NYC 10038 212-788-7418 212-788-7754 Blue-Alliance Box 14611, San Francisco, CA 94114 [email protected] Support and education network promotes dignity and respect for LGBT alumni of U.S. Air Force Academy and allies. Hosts meetings, panel discussions, conference calls, networking forums and speakers bureau for participants and in support of evolutionary growth of the Academy and Air Force. Also developing programs to improve professional environment for LGBT Air Force Academy cadets and graduates. Bluestockings 172 Allen St., NYC 10002 212-777-6028 212-777-6042 [email protected] Bookstore, café, activist resource center on Lower East Side. Feminist, queer-friendly. Available for events.

Board Stiff [email protected] Informal social club for people from all walks of life in NYC. See schedule on website for dates to meet/play board games. Body, The The Health Central Network, 250 W.57th St., NYC 10107 [email protected] The complete HIV/AIDS resource. Boston College Lesbian & Gay Alums LGBC, Box L112 Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167 508-281-1200 617-552-2979 Boycott Jamaica [email protected] Human rights activists have called Jamaica "the most homophobic place on earth." If you care about human rights of LGBT people, don't buy Jamaican products. Boyfriend Material 212-971-1084 [email protected] Structured singles event where you meet single men whose interests and values are similar to yours. Braking The Cycle 212-989-1111 [email protected] AIDS ride with heart, benefiting the Center's HIV/AIDS services. Bridge, Inc., The­Office of HIV/AIDS-related Concerns 248 W. 108th St., NYC 10025 212-663-3000 212-663-3181 Individual/substance abuse counseling, support groups, psychiatric assessment, follow-up. Weekly open house. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS 165 W. 46th St., Suite 1300, NYC 10036 [email protected] Nation's leading industry based HIV/AIDS fundraising and grant making organization.. Broadway Impact [email protected] Community of actors, directors, stage managers, fans,

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producers, etc. united by simple belief that anyone who wants to should be able to get married. Broadway Night Out 917-701-9033 [email protected] Gay men's theatre party club buys at low group rates. Attends Broadway, off-Broadway, cabaret shows at least 3 times/month. May join for dinner before. Gay-owned/ operated. Broadway United Church of Christ 2504 Broadway, NYC 10025 212-316-5700 212-316-3189 [email protected] offi GLBT-affirming congregation of United Church of Christ. 5 pm Sunday worship service, followed by dinner. All welcome. Bronx AIDS Services 540 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458 718-295-5605 [email protected] 953 Southern Blvd. Suite 201, Bronx, NY 10459 718-295-5690 718-295-8841 Bronx Community Pride Center 448 E. 149th St., Bronx, NY 10455 718-292-4368 866-4-GAY-CARE 718-292-4999 [email protected] Bronx's only LGBT organization provides critical direct-care services to LGBT seniors, youth and adults including case-management and drop-in services. Bronx Health Link, Inc., The 851 Grand Concourse, Rm. 914, Bronx, NY 10451 718-590-2648 718-537-3251 [email protected] Networking for community health improvement increases access/awareness to services/resources. Parental Info Network and 1000+ subscribers Communication Network System. Info/resources on health, social services, community events, funding, job opportunities. Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center AIDS Program 1645 Grand Concourse, Suite #1B, Bronx, NY 10456 718-960-1480 718-960-1488 [email protected] Designated AIDS/HIV center. Comprehensive inpatient/ primary care, case management, clinical trials, volunteer services, community outreach, training, peer education training.

Bronx Lesbian & Gay Health Resource Consortium 448 E. 149th St., 3rd Floor, Bronx, NY 10455 718-292-4368 866-4-GAY-CARE 718-292-4999 [email protected] Referrals and safe space for health and social growth of local LGBTQ community. Empowers community to realize potential by providing direct services, training, education. Brooklyn AIDS Task Force 502 Bergen St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-622-2910 718-622-2965 [email protected] AIDS/HIV services, case management, support groups, outreach, education, mental health services, HIV testing and counseling, STI screening, substance abuse treatment services (OASIS approved), HOPWA and HASA (Housing Services). Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) 421 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-832-0018 718-832-9189 [email protected] Multi-arts non-profit in Park Slope provides nurturing, year-round performance, rehearsal, educational venue. Encourages artistic risk-taking, stimulates dialogue among diverse constituencies. Brooklyn Blades [email protected] Ice hockey club is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit corporation that has been running community ice hockey programs in New York City since 1992. Brooklyn College Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Alliance (LGBTA) 2900 Bedford Ave. Student Center Mailbox 64, Brooklyn, NY 11210 718-951-4234 [email protected] Club for queer and trans students and allies. Provides information about resources and organizes educational and social events. Brooklyn Community Pride Center 93 Montague St., Suite 339, Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-802-3890 [email protected] Organization committed to establishing safe space for LGBT persons within borough of Brooklyn. Brooklyn Gay Network of Friends (BGNF)

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9 brooklyngaynetworkoffriends Social events for gay men of all ages living in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Heights Synagogue 131 Remsen St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-522-2070 [email protected] offi Brooklyn Hospital PATH Center 121 DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-260-6559 718-826-5600 [email protected] HIV/AIDS services for adults, adolescents and children: primary care program, in-patient, nutrition, case management, dental, counseling, dermatology, specialty referral, OB-GYN, rapid HIV testing, LGBT-friendly. Ask about Flatbush location. Brooklyn Law School Outlaws 250 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 [email protected] Group for LGBT law students. Sponsors panels on LGBT issues, coordinates activities with other LGBT legal organizations. Brooklyn Pride, Inc. P.O. Box 150508, Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-928-3320 [email protected] Brooklyn's LGBT Pride organization focuses on building new bridges between community resources/LGBT community. Plans annual Brooklyn Pride multi-cultural festival and parade. Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture 53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-768-2972 [email protected] Humanist religious organization dedicated to improving ethical quality of relationships in personal lives and the world. Brown, Richard A., Queens County District Attorney 125-01 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, NY 11415 718-286-6451 917-509-0422 718-286-6993 [email protected] George Farrugia, Supervisor, Criminal Court Bureau, Liaison to LGBT community Buddies of New Jersey, Inc. 149 Hudson St., Hackensack, NJ 07601 201-489-2900 201-489-2133 [email protected]

HIV/AIDS resource center. Case management, licensed substance abuse treatment/counseling, transportation, housing, support groups, emergency financial assistance, food bank. Butch/Femme Society P.O. Box 750652, Forest Hills, NY 11375 212-388-2736 [email protected] Social/support network for self-identified butches/ femmes.

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Callen-Lorde Community Health Center 356 W. 18th St., NYC 10011 212-271-7200 212-271-8111 NYC's only quality LGBT health facility. Primary/ preventive care, chronic disease management, HIV/AIDS treatment, STD testing/treatment, HIV rapid antibody testing, lesbian/transgender/senior health, adolescent/ young adult health care (HOTT). Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community Council P.O. Box 131, Albany, NY 12210 518-462-6138 518-462-2101 [email protected] Albany, NY-based organization promotes well-being of all LGBT and queer-identified people and those affected by discrimination based on gender identity and expression. Catholic Lesbians c/o Church of St. Francis Xavier 55 W. 15th St., NYC 10011 212-627-2100 212-675-6997 [email protected] Religious and not-so-religious. All women welcome. Meets 2nd Friday of month, 7 pm­9 pm, West Room. Center, The: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-620-7310 212-924-2657 [email protected] Founded 1983. Leading multi-service nonprofit operates more than 30 programs, including cultural, recreational, political, recovery, mental health services. More than


300 groups and all Center programs/services meet here. Call or visit for monthly calendar of events. These groups meet at and/or can be contacted through the Center: Center Bingo 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-620-7310 [email protected] Draws large, friendly, diverse crowd. Cash prizes, tickets to Broadway/off-Broadway shows, surprises. Center CARE 646-556-9300 646-486-9381 Counseling, advocacy, recovery, education, substance abuse counseling. HIV Case Management, Mental Health, Bereavement, Lesbian Cancer Initiative, Gender Identity Project. Center CARE Bereavement Services Bereavement support groups for those dealing with death of family, friends or partners. Center CARE Mental Health Services For Those dealing with anxiety, depression, other mental health concerns. Confidential assessment, counseling referral services. Center CARE Recovery Licensed, outpatient LGBT-specific substance abuse recovery program provides LGBT sensitive and affirmative assessment, substance abuse/dependency treatment, relapse prevention and referral services to individuals, couples, groups. Center CARE Substance Abuse Program Carrie Davis, CSW, Director of Mental Health and Social Services. For LGBT people experiencing difficulty with alcohol and/or substance abuse. Confidential, on-site information, assessment, referral, as well as individual, couples and group counseling. Center Families [email protected] Family program for LGBT parents and their children, and those considering parenthood. Center Gender Identity Project Peer/professional-based counseling, support, trans community events, info/referrals, HIV/AIDS prevention for transgender, gender-different, gender-questioning people, partners, families. Professional education, sensitivity training, community forums, education for organizations offering medical/mental healthcare, substance/alcohol abuse, HIV/AIDS services. Center Information & Referral

212-620-7310 (Information Line) M-F, 9 am­10 pm., Sat 11am-10:30pm, Sun 11am10:30pm Info clearinghouse for HIV/AIDS services citywide, recreational opportunities, support services, Center events. Center Lesbian Cinema Arts Contact Ector Simpson, Director of Cultural Programs. Screening dates vary, see website for updated info. Center LGBT SmokeFree Project 212-620-7310 ext. 259 For those thinking about/ready to quit smoking. Workshops offer tools to discover pros/cons of quitting, build support system, develop a plan, finally smoke your last cigarette. Center Listings Free monthly calendar of meetings/events at the Center, mailed to 50,000+ households. Call or e-mail to ask about mailing list. Printable from the front page of www. Center Orientation Introduction to LGBT community for newcomers to NYC, those just coming out, those unfamiliar with available resources. Contact Ector Simpson, Director of Cultural Programs, for information. Center Second Tuesdays Lecture Series Ector Simpson, Director of Cultural Programs. Presentations by noted speakers in arts, academia, politics. Center Youth Enrichment Services See: Youth Enrichment Services (Y.E.S.) Center's National Archive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History Ector Simpson, Director of Cultural Programs. Among US's largest repositories of LGBT archival materials. Donations of personal/organizational materials needed. Center's National Museum of LGBT History Ector Simpson, Director of Cultural Programs. Murals by Keith Haring, Leon Golub, Nancy Spero, Kenny Scharf, other emerging/established artists. Exhibition dates vary; proposals welcome. Center's Pat Parker & Vito Russo Library [email protected] Ector Simpson, Director of Cultural Programs. NY's largest lending library of LGBT/AIDS-related literature. Mon­Thurs, 6­9 pm; Sat, 1­4 pm. Center for Anti-Violence Education, The 327 7th St., 2nd. Fl, Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-788-1775 718-499-2284 [email protected]

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Self-defense (verbal and physical) and martial arts for women, transgender people, children, teens. Award-winning, non-competitive programs at the Center develop skills, knowledge, awareness to enable participants to heal from, prevent and counter violence. Sliding fee and free childcare available. Also travel throughout NYC to teach LGBTQ groups. Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. 666 Broadway, NYC 10012 212-614-6464 212-614-6499 [email protected] Supports extending constitutional/human rights to LGBT community. Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies (CLAGS) /o CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Ave., Room 7.115, NYC 10016 212-817-1955 212-817-1567 [email protected] Research center presenting talks, conferences, movie screenings, seminars, all free and open to public, focusing on LGBT lives and experiences. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Prevention Information Network P.O. Box 6003, Rockville, MD 20849 800-458-5231 404-679-3860 (International) 888-282-7681 [email protected] Reference, referral, distribution service for info on HIV/ AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), tuberculosis (TB). Produces, collects, catalogues, processes, stocks, disseminates materials/info on HIV/AIDS, STDs, TB to organizations/people working in those disease fields in international, national, state, local settings. Facilitates sharing of info/resources on services, published materials, research findings, trends among users. Cheer New York, Inc. 510 E. 13th St., #12, NYC 10009 888-671-7312 [email protected] LGBTS adult cheerleading team and charity. Chinese American Planning Council - HIV/AIDS Services 165 Eldridge St., NYC 10002 646-613-8420 212-226-5351 [email protected] Comprehensive HIV/AIDS program offers multiple services to Asian Americans in NYC with limited English

proficiency. Chosen: The Gay-Straight Alliance Student Center of William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470 551-486-2739 609-706-9068 [email protected] Support network and arena for political/educational forums on gay/lesbian issues, social activities. Christian Science Group 800-454-1906 ext 1299 [email protected] Study group meets Thursdays, 8­9 pm, at the Center.* Church of St. Francis Xavier, The 55 W. 15th St., NYC 10011 212-627-2100 [email protected] Prophetic Roman Catholic community committed to spirit of inclusion/collaboration. Cinemarosa 646-338-0046 [email protected] Queens-only queer film festival. Circle of Voices, Inc. 718-975-0141 [email protected] We address issues through art by womyn of both African descent/ color that reflects all orientations. Hear voices of herstories, knowledge, skills among each other/ community via performances, cultural workshops, music festivals and empowerment seminars. City Cruisers [email protected] Gay male motorcycle club provides riding opportunities in group setting. Meets first Thursdays, 8 pm, at the Center.* Clann An Uabhair (GLSA) c/o Ian Betts, 222 E. 35th St., #3K, NYC 10016 212-689-1448 [email protected] Gay/lesbian society for anyone claiming Scottish ancestry or interest in Scottish culture. Clarke, Yvette D., U.S. Representative 123 Linden Blvd., 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11226 718-287-1142 718-287-1223 www.clarke,house,gov

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Represents 11th Congressional District in Central Brooklyn. Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) [email protected] Fellowship of men/women with common purpose to develop healthy relationships. COLAGE: Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere­NYC Chapter c/o Claire Knight, 166 W. 75th St., #720, NYC 10023 917-438-6819 [email protected] Not-for-profit run by/for children of LGBT parents. Engages, connects, empowers people to make world better place for these kids. Workshops, community building, speakers, brunches. College of Staten Island Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Alliance 2800 Victory Blvd., Rm. 1c-217, Staten Island, NY 10314 718-982-3107 718-982-3087 [email protected] Books, films, referrals, informal counseling. Colombian Lesbian & Gay Association (COLEGA) 917-204-1815 [email protected] Non-profit. Safe space for NY's Colombian LGBT community. Health/self-esteem training, health service referrals. Social events. Columbia Addiction Services and Psychotherapy Interventions Research (CASPIR) 1775 Broadway Suite 1404, NYC 10019 212-974-0597 212-974-0494 212-974-0530 Research institute serving LGBT community. Currently runs two projects offering treatment to help individuals reduce drinking. Columbia Bisexual, Gay & Lesbian Alumni/ae (CUBIGALA) Columbia Queer Co-Op 106 Earl Hall, NYC 10027 212-854-1488 [email protected] Social/political/educational for Columbia alumnae and affiliates. Columbia Center for Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Mental Health Columbia University Department of Psychiatry 16 E. 60th St., Suite 400, NYC 10022 212-326-8441 212-326-8590 NY's first academic center delivering mental health

services to LGBT community. Columbia FunMap, Inc. 221 Rutgers St., Maplewood, NJ 07040 973-275-1700 973-275-3998 [email protected] Publishes maps/guides for gay/lesbian travelers in US, Canada, Europe. Columbia Pride [email protected] Builds community among LGBT alumni of Columbia U. to foster safe environments, strengthen community, deepen connection between LGBT alumni/students and communities/alma mater. Columbia Queer Alliance c/o Office of Multicultural Affairs, 2920 Broadway, Mail Code 2607, NYC 10027 212-854-1675 [email protected] Campus-based LGBT group, first and oldest LGBT campus group in world. Columbia University Gay Health Advocacy Project 424 John Jay Hall, MC 3601 519 W. 114th St, NYC 10027 212-854-6655 212-854-3314 [email protected] Services to members of the university community. Community Access 666 Broadway 3rd Fl., NYC 10012 212-780-1400 212-780-1412 Supportive housing, clubhouses, employment, advocacy for mental health consumers. LGBT-sensitive. Community Counseling & Mediation/Verite Program, Crown Heights Center 810 Classon Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238 718-230-5100 718-230-5425 [email protected] Provides psychotherapy to individuals and families. Community Health Action of Staten Island 56 Bay St., Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1300 718-808-1390 [email protected] Focus on HIV/AIDS, other health issues. Community/ peer education, outreach, case management, addiction

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treatment, HIV and Hepaitus C counseling and testing, youth/LGBT/mobile health services, syringe exchange programming and community food pantry. Community Healthcare Network 60 Madison Ave. 5th Floor, NYC 10016 888-246-8259 212-545-2400 646-312-0481 [email protected] Group of non-profit community health centers in 4 boroughs. Primary medical care, social/mental health services, confidential HIV testing/counseling. Transgender program in Bronx. Weekly support group / workshops, HIV/STD education, legal services/referrals, GED preparation, other services. All welcome. Compatibility Game 212-971-1084 [email protected] Singles events for finding gay men/lesbians with compatible interests/values. Conference for Catholic Lesbians, Inc. (CCL) P.O. Box 853, Greenport, NY 11944 917-836-0289 [email protected] Online support and spiritual community for women seeking to integrate lesbian and Catholic identities in their lives. Also offers information/resources of particular interest to Catholic lesbians. Congregation Beth Simchat Torah 59 Bethune St., NYC 10014 212-929-9498 212-620-3154 Sharon Kleinbaum, Rabbi. Serves LGBT community. Sabbath/holiday services. Educational, cultural, social, spiritual, feminist programs, Jewish/AIDS outreach. Sabbath eve services, Church of Holy Apostles, 28th St./9th Ave. CONNECT Box 20217, NYC 10001 212-683-0015 212-683-0605 (legal advocacy helpline) 212-683-0016 [email protected] Helps victims of domestic violence navigate the legal system. Cornell Clinical Trials Unit 525 E.68th St., 24th Fl., NYC 10065 212-746-4177 212-746-7204 [email protected]

Creative Industries Network (CIN) 917-701-9033 [email protected] Nick Curto, Co-Director. First organization for LGBT creative professionals from industry-wide backgrounds. Helps members find/keep employment, share resources, network. Celebrates diversity, promotes understanding of selves as creative individuals/LGBT community. Discussions, guest speakers, outreach. Meets first Mondays, 6­8 pm, Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation, 127-B Prince St., Manhattan. Space limited. All welcome. Crime Victims Hotline 212-577-7777 24 hours. Counseling, advocacy, support services. Crossdressers International 212-564-4847 [email protected] Non-profit, non-sexual group based in NYC. Founded in 1990, focuses on closeted male-to-female crossdressers, offering a safe, informative and welcoming means for CDs to overcome fears of being discovered and express their transgender selves. Crux NY Gay and Lesbian Rock Climbing Group Rock climbing in a fun social setting in NYC and Westchester. Crystal Clear Project Addiction Institute of New York 1000 Tenth Ave., NYC 10019 212-523-8260 212-523-6494 [email protected] Program provides gay-affirmative services for gay and bisexual men using substances such as crystal methamphetamine. Crystal Meth Anonymous Intergroup New York P.O. Box 1517, NYC 10113 212-642-5029 (hotline) [email protected] Fellowship of men/women who share experience, strength, hope to solve their common problem, help others recover from addiction to crystal meth and other mind-altering substances. Cuomo, Andrew M., New York State Attorney General 120 Broadway, NYC 10271 212-416-8000 800-771-7755 (consumers and crime victims helpline) 800-788-9898 (TTY)

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14 Curve Magazine 1550 Bryant St. Suite 510, San Francisco, CA 94103 415-863-6538 [email protected] Nation's best-selling lesbian magazine.

Box 452, NYC 10163 212-969-8111 [email protected] Fellowship of men/women who share experience, strength, hope to solve common problem, help others recover from compulsive debting. Deeper Dating [email protected] Dating event for single people committed to deeper values. Defenders/Dignity New York Box 1146, NYC 10011 212-627-6488 [email protected] Represents leather/levi community with outreach/ education for all interested in spiritual side. Diaz, Ruben Jr., Bronx Borough President 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 718-590-6001 (Community Affairs) [email protected] DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) 200 Lexington Ave, Suite 1016, NYC 10016 212-727-3100 212-727-2574 [email protected] National chapter-based group funds direct care, advocacy, education. NY-based volunteers. Dignity/Brooklyn 718-565-2171 [email protected] For lesbian/gay Roman Catholics. Meets 3rd Saturdays, 6:30 pm, at St. Ann/Holy Trinity Parish House, 122 Pierrepont St. Liturgy, potluck. Dignity/Metro NJ c/o St. George's Church, 550 Ridgewood Road, Maplewood, NJ 07040 973-509-0118 [email protected] Support group for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered Catholics and friends. Mass and meeting 1st and 3rd Sundays at 4 pm. Dignity/Nassau Box 48, East Meadow, NY 11554 [email protected] Support group for lesbian/gay Catholics/friends. Liturgies/socials, 2nd and 4th Saturdays. Dignity/New Brunswick

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Dance 208/Center Dances c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-620-7310 Longest-running alternative to club/bar scene. Co-ed dances 2nd/4th Saturdays. Dari Project, The 75-22 37th Ave. Suite 40, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 [email protected] Documents lives of LGBT Korean Americans, families, community. Dartmouth Gay & Lesbian Alums (GALA) c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-691-4339 (Chuck Edwards) Network of lesbians/gay men matriculated/employed by Dartmouth. Newsletter, directory, events. Date Bait 212-971-1084 Fun, structured mixers for meeting single men. Call/visit website for dates, times, how it works. Dating Strategies 212-691-5574 [email protected] Workshops at the Center* for single gay men, with Jim Sullivan, MA, Dating/Relationship Coach. Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC) [email protected] National nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about deaf LGBTQ, transvestite and intersex communities. DeBlasio, Bill, New York City Public Advocate 1 Centre St. 15th Floor, NYC 10007 212-669-7200 [email protected] Debtors Anonymous


Box 10781, New Brunswick, NJ 08906 732-968-9263 [email protected] Dignity/New York, GLBT Catholics Box 1554, NYC 10150 646-418-7039 [email protected] Liturgy celebrated each Sunday, 7:30 pm, at St. Johns in the Village, 218 W. 11th St. (at Waverly). Social follows all services. (Charter member of Dignity/USA.) Dignity­Region Northeast Box 1336, Patchogue, NY 11772 80+ US chapters, 15 in NY/NJ, serve spiritual/social needs of lesbian/gay Catholics/friends. Dignity­Suffolk Box 789, Middle Island, NY 11953 631-775-9307 DiNapoli, Thomas P., New York State Comptroller 110 State St., Albany, NY 12236 212-681-4489 518-474-4040 212-681-4468 [email protected] Disabled In Action of Metropolitan New York Box 30954, NYC 10011 212-255-6619 [email protected] Grassroots activist group for people with disabilities. Not gay, but gay-friendly. Disabled Queers of New York (DQNY) c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St. 718-389-8180 [email protected] Support and social group for disabled gay men. Disclosure Network New York (DNNY) 917-701-9033 [email protected] Addresses/explores UFO/paranormal. Main meeting: first Sundays, 2­5 pm, at the Center,* has guest speaker and/or videotape/DVD with group discussion/Q&A. Admission $8, space limited, RSVP in advance. Smaller ThinkTank meeting/discussion group: third Mondays, 6­8 pm, at moderately priced Chelsea restaurant. Space limited; RSVP in advance. No admission fee. District Council 37, AFSCME, Lesbian & Gay Issues Committee 125 Barclay St. Room 784, NYC 10007 212-815-7575 212-815-1039 212-815-7519 Highlights issues of LGBT members of largest municipal

union. Diversity Rules Magazine Box 72, Oneonta, NY 13820 607-432-1179 [email protected] Magazine serving LGBTQ community and friends. Domestic Partner Health Benefits NYC Office of Labor Relations 40 Rector St., 3rd Fl., NYC 10006 212-306-7605 212-306-7373 Contact: Maria Soto. Domestic Partner Registry­New York City Office of City Clerk 141 Worth St., NYC 10013 212-669-2400 212-669-3300 Door­A Center of Alternatives, Inc., The 555 Broome St., NYC 10013 212/941-9090, ext. 0 or 3247 (membership services) 212-941-0714 [email protected] Crisis intervention, short-/long-term counseling, sexual/ general healthcare in licensed clinic; independent living skills, legal, educational, vocational, recreational programs for youth, 12-21. Special programs for foster youth, LGBTQ, HIV-infected/affected youth. LGBTQ drop-in groups, in-depth psychotherapy group and outreach. Dromm, Daniel, New York City Councilmember 37-32 75th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 718-803-6373 718-803-9832 Openly gay Councilmember representing District 25 Queens (Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, LeFrak City, Corona, Rego Park, and Woodside). Duane, Thomas K., New York State Senator 322 Eighth Ave. Suite 1700, NYC 10001 212-633-8052 212-633-8096 [email protected] Openly gay, HIV positive State Senator representing Manhattan's 29th District (Upper West Side, Chelsea, Clinton, Hells Kitchen, Greenwich Village, parts of East Side, including the East Village, Stuyvesant Town, Peter Cooper Village and Waterside Plaza).

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East End Gay Organization (EEGO) Box 708, Bridgehampton, NY 11932 631-324-3699 [email protected] Human rights organization for LGBT community on East End of Long Island (Hamptons area) providing information and addressing issues and needs of this community. Echelon--The Source for GLBT Business Professionals 6404 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1829, Los Angeles, CA 90048 323-230-5548 [email protected] Online gay magazine for business professionals. Einstein Association of Gays, Lesbians Bisexuals & Transgenders (EAGLBT) Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave., 703 Ullman Bldg., Bronx, NY 10461 718-430-3130 [email protected] Ave. for activism and social support for LGBT faculty, students and staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Elmhurst Hospital Chemical Dependency Treatment Clinic 79-01 Broadway, H3-117, Elmhurst, NY 11373 718-334-4621 718-334-5721 Contact: Frankie Brown. For HIV+ people with/without psychiatric diagnosis (major depression, dysthymia, schizophrenia, personality disorders, anxiety disorder). Medical, psychiatric, alcohol/chemical dependence assessments, family/significant others outreach, individual/group therapy. On-site services include AA, gay/lesbian welcome. Smoke-enders group. Empire City Men's Chorus 263 W. 86th St., NYC 10024 212-362-3179 212-873-8129 [email protected] NYC's premier gay men's choral ensemble dedicated to performance of classical music. Empire State Pride Agenda 16 W. 22nd St., NYC 10010 212-627-0305 212-627-4136 1 Commerce Plaza Suite 805, Albany, NY 12260 518-472-3330 518-472-3334

[email protected] NY's statewide LGBT civil rights and advocacy organization. Employee Health Benefits Program of the City of New York 40 Rector St. 3rd Floor, NYC 10006 212-513-0470 Domestic partner health benefits for NYC retirees. EPIPHANY/New York c/o St. Phillip's Episcopal Church 204 W. 134th St., NYC 10030 212-862-4940 [email protected] Worship/social justice group for people in the life of African descent. EQUAL! 614-367-4268 (Glenda Childress) 630979-8307 (Ryk Koscielski) [email protected] Educational/support group addresses workplace environment issues for LGBT employees at Lucent Technologies and LGBT family, friends or colleagues. Equality Advocates Pennsylvania 1211 Chestnut St. Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-731-1447, 215-731-1544 [email protected] Achieves equality for LGBT people in PA through direct legal services, education, policy reform. EquAsian c/o AIPCHA 400 Broadway, NYC 10013 212-334-7940 886-274-2429 [email protected] Youth-run and led group supports LGBT, intersex, queer and questioning Asian/Pacific Islander youth, 22 and under. Estate Project for Artists with AIDS c/o Alliance for the Arts 330 W. 42nd St., #1701, NYC 10036 212-947-6340 [email protected] Identifies, documents, preserves and records works created by artists with HIV/AIDS.

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Faces NY, Inc. 317 Lenox Ave., 10th fl., NYC 10027 212-283-9180, 212-864-1614 212-663-2436 [email protected] Community-based supportive housing HIV education/ outreach, case management, legal services, dinner pantry program, support, training, advocacy for black/ Latino/a communities in Harlem/upper Manhattan. Family Equality Council Box 206, Boston, MA 02133 617-502-8700, 617-502-8701 [email protected] Advocating for LGBT parents and their families. Family Health Project 42 Broadway 20th fl., NYC 10004 212-894-3382, 212-616-4994 [email protected] HIV/AIDS education/prevention services, advocacy for women of color with AIDS/HIV. Fast & Fabulous Cycling Club P.O. Box 230087, NYC 10023 212-567-7160 [email protected] Gay/lesbian group for cyclists of all capabilities. Federal GLOBE Box 23922, Washington, DC 20026 [email protected] Chartered purpose is to eliminate prejudice and discrimination in federal government based on sexual orientation by (1) developing and providing educational programs, materials, assistance mechanisms to address distinctive concerns/problems of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals in federal government and (2) educating general public, policy-makers, federal employees about issues of concern to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals. Fellowship of Reconciliation, Inc. 521 North Broadway Box 271, Nyack, NY 10960 845-358-4601, 845-358-4924 [email protected] Seeks to replace violence, war, racism and economic injustice with non-violence, peace and justice. Educate, train, build coalitions and engage in non-violent and compassionate actions locally, nationally and globally.

Feminist Outlaw 516-520-0380 Legal activist for sexual civil rights and nontraditional families. Diana Adams. FemmeFever Box 203, Levittown, NY 11756 516-520-0380 [email protected] M-F transformations, counseling, parties, sales, and support. FIERCE! Fabulous Independent Educated Radicals for Community Empowerment 147 W. 24th St., NYC 10011 646-336-6789, 646-336-6788 [email protected] Community organizing project for TLGBTSQQ youth of color in NYC, dedicated to exploring/building power in our communities through leadership development, artistic/cultural activism, political education, campaign development while taking care of ourselves/each other. Takes on institutions that perpetuate transphobia, homophobia, racism, ethnic conflict, gender bias, economic injustice, ageism, spread of HIV, STIs, STDs, other mental/physical health crises that make daily survival a terrifying challenge for TLGBTSQQ youth. Organizes against injustices of criminal "justice," housing, employment, education, healthcare systems. Financial Services Industry Exchange Box 4139, NYC 10163 [email protected] Social/professional networking group for LGBT professionals in financial services. Monthly events in NY, NJ, Chicago and LA. FireFlag c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 917-885-0127 [email protected] firefl Social peer-support network for LGBT firefighters, officers, EMS workers. Meets 2nd Tuesdays, 7 pm, at the Center,* followed by social at Ty's on Christopher Street. First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn 124 Henry St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-624-3770 [email protected] Congregation of different races, ethnicities, nationalities, ages, sexual orientation, marital statuses, religious backgrounds, academic training, professions, incomes, abilities. Worship services reflect and honor that diversity. Member, Presbyterian Welcome.

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First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn Gay-Straight Alliance 50 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-624-5416 [email protected] Inclusion/expression/advocacy of LGBT concerns in congregational life and society. Fortune Society, Health Services 29-76 Northern Blvd., Long Island City, NY 11101 212-691-7554 [email protected] Contact: Judy Juster, Director of Health Services. We provide comprehensive case management, supportive counseling, treatment adherence, housing assistance and rapid HIV test/education for HIV persons. Foundation for Integrative AIDS Research (FIAR) 62 Sterling Place #2, Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-622-0212 [email protected] Undertakes clinical studies of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to understand their utility in management of HIV disease, antiretroviral drug side effects, chronic hepatitis. Foundation for Research on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (FROST'D) 224 W. 30th St. Suite 901, NYC 10001 212-924-3733 Mobile outreach units offer social services, HIV testing, counseling for St.-walking prostitutes. Fourth Universalist Society of New York City 160 Central Park West, NYC 10023 212-595-1658 [email protected] Liberal religious community for those seeking spiritual growth. Education program help. Freedom Socialist Party Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128th St., NYC 10027 212-222-0633 [email protected] Socialist, feminist, gay rights activists. Freedom to Marry 116 W. 23rd St., Suite 500, NYC 10011 212-851-8418 [email protected] Gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide.

French Language Club (The) 212-772-3511 [email protected] Don Ventura, Language Instructor/ Coordinator. Upgrade aptitude in French. Roundtable discussion, readings, social events. No English spoken. Open to all. Meets 1st and 3rd. Wednesdays, 6-8 pm at the Center. Fresh Fruit Festival 145 E. 27th St. #1A, NYC 10016 212-779-3051 [email protected] 2-week multi-genre, international LGBT festival of arts and culture honoring community's contribution. Friends In Deed The Crisis Center For Life Threatening Illness, 594 Broadway Suite 706, NYC 10012 212-925-2009 [email protected] Support for anyone affected by HIV, cancer, other life threatening physical illness, grief, bereavement and care giving. All services free. Front Page c/o William K. Dobbs P.O. Box 7 Prince St. Station, NYC 10012 212-966-1091 [email protected] Exhibit on `93 March on Washington for lesbian/ gay/ bi rights, organized by William K. Dobbs. Front Runners New York P.O. Box 230087 Ansonia Station, NYC 10023-0087 212-724-9700 [email protected] Gay. Lesbian. Bisexual and transgendered runners group. Funders for Lesbian & Gay Issues 116 E. 16th St., 7th. Floor, NYC 10003 212-475-2930 [email protected] Karen Zelermyer, Executive Director. Advocates for funding of LGBT organizations and programs.

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GAPP-Portuguese-Speaking Support & Prevention Group GMHC, 119 W. 24th St., NYC 10011 212-367-1221 [email protected]

19 Portuguese-speaking support/ prevention group for gay/ bisexual men, HIV + or at risk. Meets Fridays, 7-9 pm. Primarily language English, but facilitates for Portuguese and Spanish speakers. Gay & Lesbian Affirmative Psychotherapy: Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy 1841 Broadway, 4th Floor, NYC 10023 212-333-3444 [email protected] Joanne Spina, LCSW, BCD, Bob Najjar, LCSW, Program Co-directors. Therapy for LGBTQ people at moderate cost/sliding scale. Individuals/ couples/ families/ young adults 18 +/ seniors all welcome. LGBTQ clinical certification program and continuing education for therapists. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) 104 W. 29th St., 4th Floor, NYC 10001 212-629-3322 [email protected] National. Promotes fair, accurate, inclusive media representation of individuals/ events to combat homophobia/ discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity. Gay & Lesbian Analysts (GALA) P.O. Box 112, NYC 10159 212-691-8784 National professional/ social organization of gay/ lesbian psychoanalysts Educational lectures/ discussions, paper presentations, social events, book parties, Peer supervision, readings, writing groups. Member, Network of Lesbian and Gay Professional Organizations. Gay & Lesbian Association of Retiring Persons 10940 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1600, Los Angeles, CA 90024 310-722-1807 [email protected] Founded to call attention to aging issues in LGBT community. Gay & Lesbian Bible Study of New York [email protected] Meets Mondays, 8-10 pm at the Center. Study of books of the Bible one by one. Gay & Lesbian Caregiver's Support Group for Alzheimer's Disease c/o The Center 212-983-0700 (Carolyn Altman) For caregiver's of persons with Alzheimer's. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday's, 6:45-8:15 at the Center. Gay & Lesbian Dominican Empowerment

Organization (GALDE) c/o Francisco Lazala, 236 E. Gun Hill Road #55, Bronx, NY 10467 917-234-5559 718-324-9823 [email protected] Founded 2001 to increase political visibility of Dominican LGBT community, provide HIV/ health awareness, educational/ cultural activities. Fights homophobia through educational/ social activities. Gay & Lesbian Employees of Citigroup (GLEC) 718-248-8073 [email protected] Contact: Doug Robinson. Promotes environment where gay employees are comfortable being open and homophobic behavior isn't tolerated. Gay & Lesbian History of Stamps Club P.O. Box 190842, Dallas, TX 75219-0842 [email protected] International group promotes collection, study, dissemination of knowledge of philatelic material encompassing gay/ lesbian world. Gay & Lesbian Independent Democrats c/o the Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 646-246-2311 [email protected] Manhattan's progressive Democratic club. Meets 2nd Wednesdays 8 PM at the Center. Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) 459 Fulton St. Suite 107, San Francisco, CA 94102 415-255-4547 [email protected] National organization committed to ensuring equality in healthcare for LGBT individuals/healthcare professionals. Applies expertise in patient/professional education, public policy work, and through promotion of research. Operates online referral service of LGBTfriendly providers. Gay & Lesbian Review/Worldwide P.O. Box 1803000, Boston, MA 02118 617-421-0082 [email protected] Bi-monthly journal of history, culture and politics. Gay & Lesbian Social Workers (NASW/NYC) 212-668-0050 Meeting/ networking, 4th Mondays 6-7:30 PM at the Center. Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of L.I. 34 Park Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706 631-665-3700

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[email protected] Information, peer counseling and referral. Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of New York 212-989-0999 (NY) 888-THE-GLNH (national) [email protected] Mon-Fri, 4-8 pm; Sat, 12-5 pm. Peer counseling, info, referrals. Free, anonymous program for Gay & Lesbian National Hotline. Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund P.O. Box 96308, Washington, DC 20077-7529 202-842-8679 [email protected] National donor network supports openly lesbian/ gay candidates for public office. Gay & Lesbian Yeshiva Day School Alumni (GLYDSA) 212-780-4656 (24 hour infoline) For observant/ from traditional backgrounds Jewish lesbians / gay men. Integrate Jewish/ lesbian/ gay identities in supportive environment. Discuss, socialize, events. Meets at the Center. Gay & Lesbian Youth of the Hudson Valley P.O. Box 216, Congers, NY 10952 914-948-4922 Meets Saturdays, 2-4 pm at the Loft, 252 Bryant Ave, White Plains, NY. Gay & Lesbian-Political Action & Support Groups P.O. Box 11406, New Brunswick, NJ 08906-1406 732-744-1370 [email protected] Working for liberty and justice for all. Gay Activist Alliance in Morris County (GAAMC) P.O. Box 137, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0137 973-285-1595 (24 hour hotline) [email protected] NJ's oldest social/ political/ educational group welcomes LGBTI statewide. Rap groups, speakers, socials, newsletter, annual Pride Directory. Gay Asian & Pacific Islander Men in New York (GAPIMNY) P.O. Box 1608, Old Chelsea Station, NYC 10113-1108 212-802-7423 [email protected] Social, political, peer support and educational organization for GBTQAPI men. Meets 3rd. Fridays of the month at the Center.

Gay City News 145 Sixth Ave. 1st Floor, NYC 10013 646-452-2503 [email protected] New York's LGBT newspaper. Gay Filmmakers NYC are invited, novice to pro, mac or pc, covering All cinematography and lighting thru festival distribution [email protected] Gay Games, Federation of [email protected] Built on principles of participation, inclusion, personal best. For more than 25 years, has empowered tens of thousands of LGBT artists/athletes through fellowship/ friendly competition. Gay Human Rights League of Queens County P.O. Box 521224, Flushing, NY 11352-1224 718-463-2938 (Bill Page) Political group established in 1974. Gay Male S/M Activists (GMSMA) 332 Bleecker St. PMB D23, NYC 10014 212-727-9878 Devoted to safe, sane, consensual S&M. Open programs 2nd Wednesdays (except July/ August), at the Center. Demos, workshops, seminars, socials. Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD) 44 Court St. , Suite 1000, Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-222-6300 [email protected] Education, social support, advocacy, health, wellness promotion, support, discussion groups, drop in center, HIV prevention, outreach. Capacity-building assistance. Gay Men of the Bronx (GMOB) 841 Barretto St., Bronx, NY 10474 718-542-0267 [email protected] Committed to creating a supportive community. Gay Mens Alliance (at Hunter College) 695 Park Ave. Thomas Hunter Bldg. Room 309, NYC 10021 212-772-4829 [email protected] Club provides safe, welcoming space for students of all sexualities/ gender identities. Social events, workshops, discussions throughout the school year. Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc. (GMHC) Michael Palm Center, 119 W.24th St., NYC 10011 212-367-1000 800/AIDS-NYC (Outside NYC)

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[email protected] US's first AIDS service/ advocacy organization. Programs/ services include free testing, HIV prevention, hot meals, nutrition counseling, legal counsel/ representation, case management, help accessing health care/ housing, financial advocacy, vocational counseling/ job training, mental health services, support groups, complementary therapies, substance abuse counseling. Gay Men's Opera Club 212-691-5993 (Charles) Listening/ discussing recordings, socializing. Meets 2nd Friday, 8-10:30 pm at the Center. Gay Men's Psychotherapy Referral Service 212-388-2738 Referrals to gay-identified psychotherapists specializing in individual/group/ couples/family therapy. Gay Military Signal, The 718-849-5665 [email protected] Webzine features stories of LGBT armed forces veterans, news, commentary about movement to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" so LGBT Americans may volunteer to serve openly with pride. Gay Officers Action league (GOAL) P.O. Box 1774, Old Chelsea Station, NYC 10113 212-691-4625 [email protected] Fraternal organization for professionals now/ formerly in law enforcement/ criminal justice. Members include (but are not limited to) police, courts, corrections, probation, federal law enforcement officers, DA's, judges. Supporters/ associate members (FOG). Advocates for members, social justice, empowering community. Gay Parent Magazine P.O. Box 750852, Forest Hills, NY 11375-0852 718-380-1780 [email protected] Family stories, news, ads for building/ nurturing your family. Gay Peruvians of the Americas 917-557-0639 (Miguel) Social group of gay Peruvians. Gay Pride Rockland VCS 77 S. Main St., New City, NY 10956 845-634-5729 [email protected] Lower Hudson Valley's first/ premier gay pride event. Family friendly and welcome to all. Free LGBT community event calendar. Publishes LGBT friendly

directory of businesses, services and community organizations. Gay Sullivan [email protected] Uniting GLBT population of Sullivan County, NY. Board for message postings. Gay Sunshine Press P.O. Box 410690, San Francisco, CA 94141 415-626-1935 Gay USA 20-year-old news program covers LGBT issues. Airs 11 pm Thurs., Time Warner ch 34, RCN Cable Network ch. 107. Gay Wheels Resource provides information about gay-friendly automotive companies and facilitating commerce with gay-friendly companies during car-buying process. Gay, Lesbian & Affirming Disciples Alliance (GLAD Alliance) 1010 Park Ave. (at 85th St.) NYC 10028 212-288-3246 718-798-5982 [email protected] Metro NY chapter for lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ affirming persons related to Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network 90 Broad St., 2nd Floor, NYC 10004 212-727-0135 [email protected] The leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, we envision a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender National Hotline 888-THE-GLNH(843-4564) 212-989-0999 [email protected] Mon-Fri, 4 pm-12 am; Sat, 12-5 pm. Peer counseling, info, referrals to LGBT's nationwide, Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of NY Project. Free and anonymous. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table of American Library Association (GLBTRT) [email protected] Considered US's first gay/ lesbian/ bisexual professional group. Annual Stonewall Book Awards for best GLBT-

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themed literature. Quarterly newsletter, read alouds, social hours. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Union at SUNY Purchase c/o Student Union 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, NY 10577-1499 914-251-6976 Gay/ Bi Dad's Group 917-788-3369 [email protected] Support and social group for gay and bisexual fathers and others in child-nurturing situations. Gayellow Pages P.O. Box 533, Village Station, NYC 10014-0533 646-213-0263 [email protected] Annual directory of GLBTQI businesses/ resources for US/Canada Print, CD, on line. GAYFEST NYC One River Place, Suite 917, NYC 10036 212-868-5570 212-868-3196 [email protected] US's premier festival of new gay-themed plays. Productions of new works by LGBT authors or spotlighting gay issues benefitting our charity The Harvey Milk High School. Generation Q of the Queens Community House 30-74 Steinway St., 2nd. Floor, Astoria, NY 11103 718-204-5955 [email protected] LGBTQQ youth, 22 and under. Drop In Center, Mon-Thurs, 3-8 PM (2 PM on Mon.) Offering youth workshops, discussions, movies, writing group, art projects, activism, event planning, theatre, leadership skills. Socials held 1st Fridays, 7:30 pm-12 am. Dances, Queens Youth Pride. GetEQUAL Empowers the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community - and our allies - to take action to demand full legal and social equality. [email protected] GIFTS: A Gay, lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Fellowship Marble Collegiate Church 1 W. 29th St., NYC 10001 212-686-2770 Inclusive community at Marble Collegiate Church seeks

to reconcile spirituality and sexuality through God's love. Welcomes all who wish to grow/ be energized through Christian fellowship and service. Guest speakers, monthly dinner programs, brunches. Gillibrand, Kirsten, U.S. Senator 780 Third Ave. Suite 2601 NYC 10017 212-688-6262 212-688-7444 Girlfriend Material 212-971-1084 [email protected] Structured singles event where you meet single women whose interests and values are similar to yours. GirlFriends Magazine c/o HAF Publishing 3415 Cesar Chavez Suite 101, San Francisco, CA 94110 800-475-3763 (Subscriptions) 415-648-9464 [email protected] Lesbian culture, politics and entertainment. GLASS: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Society of Baruch College Baruch College Office of Student Life 55 Lexington Ave., NYC 10010 [email protected] Campus based group at Baruch College / CUNY GLBT Color Guard 917-664-4515 [email protected] Scott Redhead, Director. NYC's first/ only GLBT Color Guard and Winter Guard. GLBT Historical Society 657 Mission St. #300, San Francisco, CA 94105 415-777-5455 [email protected] Collects, preserves, interprets history of GLBT people, supporting communities. Sponsors ongoing exhibits, programs. Glick, Deborah J., New York State Assemblymember 853 Broadway Suite 1518, NYC 10003 212-674-5153 212-674-5530 [email protected] First openly gay or lesbian of NYS legislature. GLOBE c/o Make The Road By Walking, 301 Grove St., Brooklyn, NY 11237

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718-418-7690 ext 207 [email protected] Promotes community acceptance/ understanding of LGBTQ issues through outreach, organizing GMHC, Youth & Young Adult Initiatives c/o GMHC 119 W. 24th St. 8th. Floor, NYC 10011 212-367-1000 212-367-1382 [email protected] Outreach activities/ workgroups for LGBT youth in NYC. Open to all with particular focus on House and Ball community. GO NYC Magazine 305 Broadway, Suite 212, NYC 10013 888/GO-NYC-44 (466-9244) 212-228-3493 [email protected] Commentary/ listings/ features/ general info for LGBT community. LGBT-owned, operated and friendly magazine. God's Love We Deliver 166 Ave. of the Americas, NYC 10013-1207 212-294-8100 [email protected] Free nutritious meals delivered to adults/ children living with HIV/AIDS, other serious illnesses, in NYC and Hudson County NJ. Gotham Knights Rugby Football Club P.O. Box 1951, Old Chelsea Station, NYC 10113 212-726-2261 [email protected] Seeks to increase diversity within sport; refute stereotypes; create welcoming, encouraging learning environment for new ruggers; build competitive team for local/ national levels. Gotham Volleyball League P.O. Box 961, NYC 10113 888-468-4260 [email protected] NYC's largest gay sports organization promotes development and enjoyment of volleyball. Gottfried, Richard N. New York State Assemblymember 242 West 27th St., NYC 10001 212-807-7900 212-243-2035 [email protected] Represents 75th Assembly District (Chelsea, Clinton, Murray Hill, Midtown Manhattan). Chairs Assembly health committee, sponsor marriage bill, GENDA, other

non discrimination laws. Grand Slam Bridge Group 914-665-8862 This relaxed game of duplicate bridge promotes social ties. You don't need a partner; everybody who arrives on time gets to play. Greek Gay & Lesbian Association 917-327-2966 [email protected] Meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 8 pm at the Center. Greenwich House AIDS Mental Health Project 122 W. 27th St., NYC 10001 212-255-8980 212-691-2900 Nina Laminsky, LCSW, Director of Chemical Dependency & AIDS Mental Health. Psychotherapy for individuals/ couples/ families with HIV+ issues. Medicaid/ sliding scale fees/ ADAP? Other insurance. GRIOT Circle Senior Program 25 Flatbush Ave. 5th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-246-2775 [email protected] Gathering of Elders, intergenerational/ culturally diverse community based organization responsive to lives of older LGBT persons of all colors. Social events, education, support, recreation, fitness program. Guide, The 1611 Rue Wolfe, Montreal, QC H2L 4X8 514-521-3222 [email protected] Ultimate gay travel, culture and politics magazine. Guilford Green Foundation P.O. Box 10428, Greensboro, NC 27404 336-790-8419 [email protected] Promotes diversity/ inclusiveness throughout LGBT community by raising/ distributing funds for LGBT organizations and programs and growing endowment to sustain funding for these purposes

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Harlem United Community AIDS Center, Inc. 306 Lenox Ave. 3rd Floor, NYC 10027 212-803-2850 [email protected] Serves people living with HIV/AIDS. Medical/ dental care, mental health services, expensive therapies,


alternative medicine. Also provides array of services in prevention, education, supportive housing, HIV testing. See website for info/locations. Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective P.O. Box 2094, Hartford, CT 06145-2094 860-278-4163 [email protected] Empowers individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions to lead healthy lives by providing health and support services, education and advocacy. HASA Service Line 400 Eighth Ave., NYC 10001 212-971-0626 Info/ counseling on broad range of AIDS services/ entitlements, coordinated by NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA). Hate Crime Task Force Police Department, City of New York, One Police Plaza Rm. 1104D, NYC 10038 545-610-5267 [email protected] Citywide team responsible for investigating all hate crimes and related incidents. Reports directly to NYPD's Chief of Detectives. Health Outreach to Teens (HOTT) c/o/ Michael Callen-Audre Lorde Community Health Center 356 W. 18th St., NYC 10011 212-271-7200 (Callen-Lorde) 212-271-7212 (collect calls accepted) [email protected] Free comprehensive primary care for youth, 13-22. Medical care, mental health counseling, referrals for group support/ specialty care. Open to all, but designed for LGBT/ questioning/ homeless youth. Hell's Kitchen AIDS Project Inc (HKAP) c/o LaSalle Learning Center, 328 W. 48th St., NYC 10036 212-956-7587 [email protected] Community based educational group uses multi-media to reach out to those at risk for AIDS. HERE! TV 245 Park Ave. 24th. Floor, NYC 10167 1-888/HERE-NOW [email protected] US's first gay TV network, established 2002, now available in more than 40 million households. Movies, original series, general programming targeted to gay/ lesbian audience. On satellite nationwide via DIRECTTV and DISH Network; on cable in NYC.

Heritage of Pride, Inc. 154 Christopher St. Suite 1D, NYC 10014 212-80-PRIDE [email protected] Organizers/ producers of NYC's LGBT annual Pride events: The Rally, The March, Pridefest, Rapture on the River, the Dance on the Pier. Hetrick-Martin Institute (Home of the Harvey Milk School) 2 Astor Place, 3rd. Floor NYC 10003 212-674-2400 212-674-8695 (TTY) [email protected] Oldest, largest non-profit multi service agency for LGBTQ youth. Hispanic AIDS Forum 213 W. 35th. St. 12th. Floor, NYC 10001-1903 212-563-4500 62-07 Woodside Ave. 3rd Floor Woodside, NY 11377 718-803-2766 967 Kelly St., Bronx, NY 10459 718-328-4188 [email protected] NYC's largest, oldest Latino-run HIV/AIDS organization. Mission to improve health outcomes for Latinos in NYC affected by HIV and other chronic illnesses. Services attuned to special needs of homosexually active men (Entre Hombres Program), transgender women (TransLatina Program), LGBTQ youth (Youth in Action Program), offered at each of 3 service centers. Services include: rental assistance to persons living with AIDS or are symptomatic, free confidential HIV counseling/ testing, referrals, case management and entitlement advocacy, free condoms/lubricants, individual/group counseling, HIV/STI education/workshops, sociorecreation activities (encuentros, youth jams, retreats). HIV ArtsNetwork 90 Broadway, Suite 12B, NYC 10007 212-385-4945 (Doneley Meris) [email protected], [email protected] Bereavement counseling, support group services for HIVinfected/ affected artists and performers. HIV Law Project 15 Maiden lane 18th Floor, NYC 10038 212-577-3001 [email protected] Tracy L. Welsh, Esq, Executive Director; Shahmet Alexander, Administrative Director; Cynthia B. Knox, Deputy Executive Director. Free civil legal services for HIV+ individuals living in Manhattan or Bronx or homeless in NYC.

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production. HIV Plus c/o Here Publishing Inc. 10960 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1050, Los Angeles, CA 90024 310-943-5858 310-806-6350 [email protected] HIV Uninsured Care Programs-AIDS Institute NY State Dept of Health P.O. Box 2052 Empire Station, Albany, NY 12220 800-542-2437 518-459-0121 (TDD and TTY) [email protected] Assists under insured with access to care. AIDS Drug Assistance (ADAP), ADAP Plus (primary care), home care and ADAP Plus Insurance Continuation. HIV/AIDS Legal Services Project Legal Action Center 225 Varick St., 4th Floor, NY, NY 10014 212-243-1313 800-223-4044 Free legal services to fight discrimination against/ protect privacy of people with HIV/AIDS, alcohol/ drug problems, criminal records. HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) 12 W. 14th. St. 5th. Floor NYC 10011 212-620-4644 Component of NYC's Human Resources Administration provides direct linkages to school, financial, emergency, vocational services for people living with AIDS/ advanced HIV illness and families. HIVInfoSource Men's Sexual Health Project NYU School of Medicine 550 First Ave. Old Bellevue, C&D Bldg Room 558, NYC 10016 917-568-2272 (text) [email protected] Offers free confidential testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases at bathhouses for men who have sex with men. Hofstra University Gay-Straight Alliance c/o Dean of Students Office 219 Student Center Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11551 516-463-6301 [email protected] Social. Political group dedicated to LGBT community and straight allies. HomoVisiones 212-741-2464 [email protected] Latina/o Queer Media, video-production, webHouse of Moshood 646-256-7639 (Misha Moshood) [email protected] HIV+ lesbians and allies group doing safer sex prevention work in ball and club community. Housing Works, Inc. 57 Willoughby St. 2nd.Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201 347-473-7400 347-473-7401 [email protected] Intake, assessment. housing, healthcare, support, case management, job training, advocacy for homeless or at risk people with AIDS?HIV. Hudson Pride 32 Jones St., Jersey City, NJ 7306 Exists to bridge the gap in services and respond to the unmet needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender community, as well as HIV positive people of any orientation / identity, through supportive social services, prevention, outreach, advocacy an [email protected] Human Rights Campaign 1640 Rhode Island Ave. Washington, DC 20036 202-216-1500 [email protected] US's largest civil rights organization dedicated to LGBT community. Human Rights Campaign-New York Steering Committee Meets 2nd Wednesdays, 8 pm, at the Center. Human Rights New York State Division 1 Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458 866-392-3644 (Toll Free) 718-741-8400 718-741-8300 (TDD) Human Rights, New York State Division of-Office of AIDS Discrimination Issues 163 W. 125th St. Rm. 415 NYC 10027 212-961-8606 718-741-8304 (TDD) [email protected] Human Rights, New York State Division-Office of Sexual Discrimination Issues 55 Hanson Place Room 900, Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-722-2060 Joyce Yearwood, Director

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Hunter College Center on AIDS, Drugs & Community Health 425 E. 25th. St., NYC 10010 212-481-7672 Training/ technical aid/ research/ evaluation for community based organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS, asthma, violence, adolescent issues. Hyacinth AIDS Foundation 317 George St. Suite 203 New Brunswick, NJ 08901 732-246-0204 800-433-0254 (Hotline) [email protected] Helps people live with HIV, slows spread of epidemic, serves as critical voice in public debate of AIDS in NJ. Hynes, Charles J., Kings County District Attorney 350 Jay St., Brooklyn, NY 11201-2908 718-250-2963 718-802-3454 [email protected] Marc J. Fliedner, Assistant DA, LGBT Liaison

212-714-2904 [email protected] Seeks equal application of US immigration law toward lesbian/gay couples; resource/support network for binational relationships. Advocates for persons facing HIV/AIDS discrimination and seeking asylum based on sexual orientation. Imperial Court of New York P.O. Box 613, NYC 10116-0613 212-501-4797 866-533-4269 (Toll Free) [email protected] Philanthropic organization raises funds for GLBT community and service organizations. Night of 1,000 Gowns charity ball. In The Life Media, Inc. 184 Fifth Ave. 4th Floor, NYC 10010 212-255-6012 [email protected] Produces change through innovative media that exposes social injustice by chronicling LGBT life and providing our audiences with effective ways to advance equality with and beyond our communities. Insideout P.O. Box 165, Athens, NY 12105 518-943-9200 [email protected] Publication aimed towards Hudson Valley's gay/lesbian population. Instinct Magazine 303 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Suite L120, Burbank, CA 91502 818-843-1536 [email protected] Gay lifestyle magazine. Institute for Human Identity (IHI) 322 Eighth Ave., Suite 802, NYC 10001-8001 212-243-2830 [email protected] Psychotherapy for LGBTQ community/ friends/ allies (individual/ couple/ family/ group). Counseling on L/G parenting/adoption, Free Family Q workshops and counseling. Psychological testing/ evaluation. Free walk in clinic. Post-grad program in psychotherapy, supervision. Grad student internship/ externships. Community education seminars, speakers bureau. Integrity USA 620 Park Ave, # 311, Rochester, NY 14607-2943 800-462-9498 [email protected]

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I Am Your Neighbor 202-639-8570 [email protected] Grassroots campaign provides coming out resources for gay community and encourages straight allies to help in fight against religious and political leaders who dehumanize us all Identity House P.O. Box 829, Murray Hill Station, NYC 10156 212-243-8181 [email protected] Peer counseling and referrals for psychotherapy for LGBTQ community. Walk-in counseling at the Center. Sat-Sun, 6-8 pm. Groups, short-term counseling, therapy referrals. I'm From Driftwood [email protected] A website aimed at helping LGBT teens feel not so alone by compiling true stories by gay people from all over the world. Immigration Equality 40 Exchange Place, 17th Floor, NYC 10005


Nonprofit organization of LGBT Episcopalians/ straight friends. Leading grassroots voice for full inclusion of LGBT persons in the church and equal access to its rites. Integrity/Brooklyn (LGBT Episcopalians) c/o Christ Church Cobble Hill, 326 Clinton St., Brooklyn, NY 11231 718-624-0083 [email protected] Chapter of national organization of LGBT Episcopalians, friends. Inter-Care 51 E. 25th St., Lower Level, NYC 10010 212-532-0303 800-252-5252 [email protected] Comprehensive treatment service provider for individuals/ families affected by alcoholism, other drug dependencies. Broad range of outpatient, family, corporate intervention services. Multi-disciplinary. Focuses on long term recovery/ personal growth. Interfaith Task Force for LGBTQ Homeless Youth 230 Park Ave., Suite 1000, NYC 10169 917-847-6592 [email protected], [email protected] Peggy Borgstede, President, Kathy Green, Vice President. Representatives of diverse religious traditions committed to protecting/ improving life situations of homeless LGBTQ youth. Strategies facilitate direct services to youth, advocate for needs, educate public. Contact for more information or to volunteer. International AIDS Prevention Initiative c/o Jeff Bosacki, 420 West 45th St., NYC 10036 212-226-2292 [email protected] International memorial quilt used for HIV?AIDS awareness, education, prevention. Displays available for schools, churches, community groups. International Association of Gay & Lesbian Bridge Clubs [email protected] International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission 80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1505, NYC 10038 212-430-6054 [email protected] Advancing human rights to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. International Research Network Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Graduate Center of the City University of New York 365 Fifth Ave. Room 7115, NYC 10016

[email protected] A global community of researchers, activists, artists, and teachers in areas sharing knowledge about diverse sexualities. Iranian Queer Railroad [email protected] Working to create a simple structure, focus on supporting Iranian queers to be safe on their journey, arrive in a new country to live and be free. Irish Queers 212-289-1101 [email protected] Irish/Irish American LGBT activists working in progressive Irish community and connecting with radical movements in Ireland best known for fighting religious right's stranglehold on NYC's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Italian Language Club 212-772-3511 [email protected] Don Ventura, Language Instructor/Coordinator.. Upgrade ability to speak Italian by using/hearing it in comfortable, roundtable discussion. All levels invited. Meets 2nd/4th Mondays, 6-8 pm, at the Center.

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Jan Hus Presbyterian Church 351 E. 74th St.(at 1st Ave), NYC 10021 212-288-6743 [email protected] LGBT affirming congregation and homeless outreach program. Japanese Speaking Lesbigay Society (Nihonjinnokai) [email protected] Meet/socialize with other Japanese speaking queers. Call for dates/times. JCC in Manhattan-LGBTQ Programs 334 Amsterdam Ave., NYC 10023 646-505-5742 [email protected] LGBT programs. Jersey Pride 732-214-2965 [email protected]


Non-profit organization produces annual pride parade, rally and festival that celebrates culture and diversity of NJ's LGBT and interested community. Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services LGBT Counseling Unit, Manhattan West/Greenberg Center, 120 W. 57th St., NYC 10019-3371 212-632-4482 [email protected] David Ferguson, LCSW, Administrative/ Clinical Coordinator. LGBT affirmative psychotherapy by specially trained therapists. Individual, group, couples. Psych evals/medication management. Jim Collins Foundation P.O. Box 1002, North Branford, CT 06471 203-376-8089 [email protected] Raises money for transgender people in need of gender confirming surgery to live a healthy life, but without ability to pay for it. Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club c/o Allen Roskoff 450 W. 17th St. #2405, NYC 10011 212-741-3677 [email protected] Named after a gay rights pioneer, this city wide activist Democratic club is a multi-issue progressive organization. Joe.My.God (JMG) [email protected] Gay culture, short stories, politics and fabulous disco trivia. Johnson, Robert T., Bronx County District Attorney 198 East 161st St., Bronx, NY 10451 718-590-2000 Journal of Homosexuality/Haworth Lesbian Studies Book Program c/o John P. DeCecco, PhD, Editor, Ceres/Psychology San Fransisco State University 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132 415-826-3052 [email protected] JQ Youth [email protected] Social group made up of frum/formerly frum LGBT Jews, age 17-30. Monthly meetings and regular informal get togethers. Also offers anonymous online discussion group.

Just Detention International 3325 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 340, Los Angeles, CA 90010 213-384-1400 [email protected] A human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

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KCM New York [email protected] Independent media services that provides news and information to the community. Weekly newsletter arrives via BCC e-mail to help readers keep their confidential email addresses. Enjoy the company of other GLBT friends at various activities and events. No charge for newsletter or to post "only free" activities and events. Send event information with our easy to use form located on our website. Strictly confidential mailing list that is never shared. Kellner, Micah Z., New York State Assemblymember 315 E. 65th St, NYC 10065 212-860-4906 917-432-2983 [email protected] Openly bisexual Assemblymember representing 65th District (includes Manhattan's East Side and Roosevelt Island). Khush Page, The [email protected] For and about LGBT South Asians. Knickerbocker Sailing Association P.O. Box 326, NYC 10011-0326 [email protected] NYC's first gay sailing club. Knights Out c/o Sue Fulton, 108 W. 13th St., Wilmington, DE 19801 [email protected] Organization of West Point graduates and allies who advocate for rights of LGBT soldiers to openly serve their country. Knit and Schmooze 914-665-8862, 516-671-2095 [email protected] Sometimes your brain works better when your hands are busy. Bring needles and yarn.

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Kolot Chayeinu/Voices of Our Lives c/o Church of Gethsemane in Park Slope, 1012 Eighth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-390-7493 [email protected] Rabbi Ellen Lippmann, Founder. Jewish congregation where doubt can be an act of faith, all hands needed to build community. Creative, serious seekers pray joyfully, wrestle with tradition, pursue justice, refuse to be satisfied with world as it is. Individuals of varying sexual orientations, gender identities, races, family arrangements, Jewish identities/backgrounds share commitment to search for meaningful expressions of our Judaism in today's uncertain world.

c/o John Jay Pride: Gay-Straight-Bi-Trans Alliance 445 W. 59th ST., NYC 10019 212-237-8738 212-237-8000 ext. 3140 [email protected] Educates community about LGBT/any type of "homosexual/trans-identified" lifestyles people live in/outside of this college, to create better, more understanding society Lambda Literary Foundation c/o Tony Valenzuela, Executive Director 5482 Wilshire Blvd., #1595, Los Angeles, CA 90036 212-239-6575 [email protected] US's leading organization for LGBT literature celebrates/offers resources for writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, librarians. Language Classes at the Center 212-772-3511 [email protected] Don Ventura, Language Instructor/Coordinator. Language classes for beginners, covers basics with time for pronunciation/conversation. Comfortable, relaxed atmosphere at the Center. 10 1 and1/4 hour Saturday sessions in French 12- 1:15 pm, Spanish 1:30-2:45 pm, Italian 3-4:45 pm. Las Buenas Amigas (LBA) 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 718-596-0342 ext 44 [email protected] Latino lesbian social, political, educational, cultural, recreational, group devoted to creating visible presence in society and safe space to address, discuss, inform, act on, empower ourselves. Latino Commission on AIDS 24 W 25th St. 9th Floor, NYC 10010 212-675-3288 [email protected] Non-profit dedicated to fighting spread of HIV/AIDS in Latino community. Latino Gay Men of New York c/o ALP 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-596-0342 ext.36 212-367-1092 [email protected], [email protected] Consciousness-raising, education, support, cultural/ social/community development. Newsletter. Meets 1st Fridays at the Center. Latinos/as Unidos de New York (LUNY) 33-04 Junction Blvd., Unit 5-T, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 917-670-1986 [email protected] To create a safer space where all Latinos/as can come

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Ladies 2000 P.O. Box l, Oaklyn, NJ 08107 856-869-0193 [email protected] Women who enjoy socializing, meeting new people and dancing at great locations and group sponsored events. Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn (LID) P.O. Box 150614, Brooklyn, NY 11215 [email protected] Brooklyn's LGBT political club, involved in all progressive issues affecting LGBT community. Lambda Law Forum Seton hall University, School of Law One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102 [email protected] Engages in continuing, regular dialogue with Seton Hall Law School administration on issues affecting LGBT legal community. Lambda Legal 120 Wall St., Suite 1500, NYC 10005-3904 212-809-8585 [email protected] Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director; Jan Davidson, Legal Director; Leslie Gabel-Brett, Education & Public Affairs Director. National organization committed to achieving full recognition of civil rights of LGBT people and those with HIV, through impact litigation, education, public policy work. Lambda LGBT Student Association at John Jay College of Criminal Justice


together and express their and concerns of what is happening in the Latino LGBTQ community in NYC and other cities and to advocate for our community visibility. Our goal is to empower with focus on identity, social, education and homophobia. Lavender & Green Alliance (Muintir Aerach na hEireann) c/o Brendan Fay 22-22 28th St. Astoria, NY 11105 718-721-2780 Irish/Irish American lesbians/gay men create environment where lives and identities are shared and celebrated. History, language study, cultural programs, events. Outreach to those with HIV/AIDS. Quarterly Journal. Lavender Country & Folk Dancers 413-548-1097 [email protected] Clubs welcome LGBT and cross dressing folk. Come dance! Lavender Light: The Black & People of All Colors Lesbian & Gay Gospel Choir 70-A Greenwich Ave. Suite 315, NYC 10011 212-714-7072 [email protected] Multi ethnic organization serves lesbian/gay community through ministry of music. Meets Mondays 6-9 pm Lavender Magazine 3715 Chicago Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55407 612-436-4660 [email protected] Publication serves upper Midwest LGBT community. LEAGUE at AT&T 703-713-7820 800-855-2880 (TDD) [email protected] Support group for LGBT employees, retirees, their partners. Non-profit foundation provides scholarships to LGBT youth. Leather Journal P.O. Box 381239, Hollywood, CA 90038 323-469-5922 [email protected] Publication focuses on leather community. Legally Queer Staten Island LGBT Center, 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd Floor, Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1360 718-808-1351 [email protected]

Ongoing weekly support group for LGBT young people, 18-24, to explore/address questions about sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, coming out to family/friends, other issues relative to healthy development. Setting is welcoming and caring, all services free. Participants must register and be interviewed by group facilitator. Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps 332 Bleecker St. #K48, NY, NY 10014 212-591-2886 [email protected] NY's true community band Lesbian & Gay Caucus-Rutgers Law School 123 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102 201-648-1757 Campus based group for Rutgers law students Lesbian & Gay Democratic Club of Queens c/o Bruce Friedman, President P.O. Box 857, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-0857 718-228-8509 [email protected] Lesbian & Gay Naturalists of New YorkThe Natural History Group, 646-469-4149 Field trips, programs on nature study topics. Meets 1st Thursdays, 8-10 pm at the Center. Lesbian & Gay Teachers Association of New York City 212-933-4544 (Jonathan) 646-660-3303 (Catherine) [email protected] Support group for LGBT educators. Meets first Wednesdays, 6-8 pm, at the Center. No meetings JulyAugust. Lesbian AIDS Project c/o Gay Men's Health Crisis 119 W. 24th St., NYC 10011 212-367-1355 [email protected] HIV/AIDS-related services, referrals, support for lesbians. Newsletter, safer sex handbook, discussions. Lesbian Cancer Initiative c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 646-556-9300 [email protected] Offers continuum of cancer-related services for lesbians, bisexual women, transgender people, caregivers. Support, groups for survivors and caregivers, counseling/ referral, outreach, educational and community-building events, cultural competency training for cancer-care providers.

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Lesbian Cinema Arts c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 Film/video screenings by/about/for lesbians. Lesbian Compatibility Game 212-971-1084 [email protected] Fun, structured singles events. Discover women who share your interests, values and lifestyle, then find your mutual matches. Lesbian Connection c/o Ambitious Amazons Box 811, E. Lansing, MI 488260811 517-371-5257 (Mon-Fri 11 am-6 pm) [email protected] Worldwide forum of news/ideas for, by, about lesbians. Free to lesbians, but suggested donation $42/year.

212-206-1589 [email protected] Experienced, certified psychotherapists in private practice offer individual/couple/group/family therapy to LGBT individuals. Sliding scale fees. Accepts many health insurances. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Law Association of Greater New York (LeGAL) 799 Broadway Rm., 340, NY, NY 10003 212-353-9118 (information) 212-459-4873 (lawyer referral service) [email protected] Professional association. Sponsors three walk in clinics. Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation 26 Wooster St., NY, NY 10012 212-431-2609 [email protected] Established 1990. Not for profit foundation committed to providing forum to further awareness, appreciation, preservation of LGBTQ. Wheelchair accessible. LGBT Affirmative Program-Heights Hill Mental Health Service 25 Flatbush Ave, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-875-1420 [email protected] Out-patient program for LGBT individuals with major mental illness. Contact: Ron Hellman, M.D. LGBT Cancer Project-Out With Cancer 212-673-4920 [email protected] Country's first advocacy and support group for all LGBT cancer survivors. Online support network offers safe, secure environment for LGBT cancer survivors to meet and help each other with emotional support and advice. LGBT Law Project at NYLAG (New York Legal Assistance Group) 450 West 33rd St. 11th Floor, NYC 10001 212-613-5000 ext. 5107 [email protected] Provides legal assistance and referrals to low-income LGBT community of New York in varied areas: family law, discrimination, adoption, name and document changes, homeless shelter issues, public assistance, advance directives and wills. LGBT People of Color Leaders Roundtable 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-596-0342 (Collete Carter) [email protected] LGBT people of color and anti-racist, progressive groups pool resources on issues, enhance visibility in lesbian/ gay/respective communities/political arena.

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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Straight Alliance at Stony Brook SUNY at Stony Brook Student Union Rm. 045-A, Stonybrook, NY 11794-3218 631-632-6469 [email protected] Educational, political, social organization dedicated to securing human rights for LGBT and all people. Lesbian Gay Dating Social Biz Networking Events 212-989-8549 [email protected] Dating events for professional lesbians and gay men looking for healthy and meaningful connection. Lesbian Herstory Archives/Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation Inc. P.O. Box 1258, NY, NY 10116 718-768-3953 US's largest/oldest archival collection located in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Lesbian Rising (at Hunter College) 695 Park Ave., Thomas Hunter Bldg. Room 309, NYC 10021 212-772-4929 [email protected] Club provides students of all genders/sexual orientations with safe space to hang out without being discriminated against. Holds informational workshops and discussions on several issues in LGBT community. Lesbian Therapists Referral network c/o Ellen Shunsky 119C Washington Place, NYC 10014


LGBT SmokeFree Project c/o The Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-620-7310 ext: 259 Workshops offer tools to discover pros/cons of quitting, building support system, developing a plan, smoking your last cigarette. [email protected] NYPL [email protected] Connects you with LGBT collections, programs and expertise that the NY Public Library has to offer. Also connects you with NYPL's LGBT Committee, dedicated to supporting community. LGBTQ Filipinas and Filipinos! [email protected], [email protected] Social group for LGBTQ filipino/filipina community in NYC. Liberation In Truth Unity Fellowship Church/The Open Door Drop In Center 47-49 New St., Newark, NJ 07102 973-424-9555 [email protected],org Rev. Janyce L. Jackson, Pastor & Executive Director. HIV Prevention Program and Drop In Center offer light snacks, showers, laundry to homeless, IDU's and others of high risk. Liberation In Truth Unity Fellowship Church Box 200434, Newark, NJ 07102 973-424-9555 973-621-2100 [email protected] Rev. J. Jackson, Pastor. Meets Sundays, 1:30 pm, 11 Halsey St. Newark. Spiritually affirming to LGBT community and all people. Believes all people have access to God's love. Life Force: Women Fighting AIDS, Inc. 175 Remsen St., Suite 1100, Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-797-0937 [email protected] Non-profit, community based. Works to reduce incidence of HIV/AIDS in high risk women, families. Support services to those infected/affected. LIFEBEAT: The Music Industry Fights AIDS 630 Ninth Ave. Suite 1010, NY, NY 10036 212-459-2590 212-459-2892 [email protected] Dedicated to reaching America's youth with the message of HIV/AIDS prevention. Mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to raise awareness and to provide support to the AIDS community. Liu, John C., New York City Comptroller

1 Centre St., Room 530, NYC 10007 212-669-3916 (Community Action Center) 212-669-2697 (Alan Fleishman, Editor, LGBT Directory) [email protected] Audits NYC agencies, manages debt/pension funds, registers contracts, settles claims against NYC. Publishes this guide. CAC offers constituent service, advocacy and referrals. Live & Let Live: Gay Group of Alcoholics Anonymous c/o Fellowship or Reconciliation P.O. Box 271, 521 N. Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960 845-358-4601 [email protected] Meets Sundays, 10:00am at 521 N. Broadway, Nyack, NY. LIVE OUT LOUD 570 Seventh Ave. 9th Floor, NY, NY 10018 212-651-4236 [email protected] Programming, scholarships and resources for LGBT youth. Living Beyond Belief 212-696-6652 [email protected] Non-profit organizations educates youth about protecting themselves against HIV/AIDS. LOFT, The: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Services Center 252 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY 10605 914-948-2932 914-948-4922(helpline) [email protected] Not-for-profit community based organization located in Westchester County. Has served LGBT community of lower Hudson Valley for over 25 years furthering cause for inclusion, diversity, pride through education, advocacy, celebration. Log Cabin Republicans/New York 212-202-6431 [email protected] Serves gay/lesbian Republicans and friends. LOGO 1540 Broadway, 31st Floor, NY, NY 10036 212-258-8000 [email protected] Programming for lesbians/gays. Movies, documentaries, news.

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Long Island Pride Sports Association 224 Little East Neck Road, West Babylon, NY 11704 631-553-0081 [email protected] Long Island sports organization serving LGBTQ community and supporters. Activities include softball, bowling, tennis, cycling. Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) 60 Adams Ave., Hauppauge, NY 11788 631-385-AIDS (hotline outside Nassau/Suffolk) 877-TO-LIAAC(toll-free inside Nassau/Suffolk) [email protected] Community based case management, support groups, education programs, St. outreach, HIV/AIDS hotline, pro-bono legal clinic, HIV+ home delivered meals program, HIV + emergency food pantry, HIV + mobile pantry programs, mobile HIV counseling, testing/referral services, mobile hepatitis C facilitation services, fast tracked access into substance abuse treatment. Long Island Crisis Center 2740 Martin Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710 516-679-1111 (crisis hotline), 516-826-0244 (business line) 24-hour/7 day phone counseling/referrals for LI residents in crisis. Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival P.O. Box 360, East Northport, NY 11731 [email protected] sfl Annual LGBT event at Cinema Arts Center, Huntington NY. Long Island Gay & Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) 34 Park Ave., Bayshore, NY 11706 631-665-2300 [email protected] Services for GLBT youth (ages 13-21) provides social support, advocacy, empowerment programs, and mental health services to young people as well as providing community education to schools and health and human service providers. Long Island GLBT Community Center (The Center) 34 Park Ave., Bayshore, NY 11706 631-665-2300 [email protected] Social/cultural epicenter of LI GLBT community. Programs include: Vivimos (for GLBT latins); Brother2Brother (for GBT Black and African American men); Long Island Trans Experience (LITE); CenterCare (mental health and support services); Anti-violence Project Long Island; Community education; and other

social, cultural and support programs for adults and families. Long Island Pride 516-713-7265 [email protected] Eva Sanchez, Co-Executive Director. Dedicated to respecting diversity/creating safe environment to celebrate pride on LI with all community members. Active participants in economic, political, communal, culturally diverse life. Meets second Sundays. LIGALY Center, 34 Park Ave. Bayshore NY. Long Island Pride Chorus (LIPC) [email protected] Choral singing group for LGBT community. Member, Gay & Lesbian Association of Choruses (GALA). Long Yang Club-New Jersey P.O. Box 5130, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 732-247-0515 [email protected] Social organization for gay/Asians/Pacific Islanders and friends. Love Heals, The Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education 2 Fifth Ave. Suite 2Q, NYC 10011 212-529-7935 [email protected] Empowers young people in the fight against HIV. Speakers bureau sends HIV-positive speakers and trained health educators into hundreds of schools and community-based organizations. Our Leadership Empowerment and Awareness program (LEAP) for girls is training a new generation of community educators and activists. LPSS, Inc. (Lambda Peer Support Services) 7 Holland Ave., White Plains, NY 10603 914-514-3220 [email protected] All volunteer, not for profit 501 (c)(3) organization, serving LGBTQ community of Westchester County/ surrounding areas since 1985. Workshops, ongoing/ short-term support groups, "Holiday Connections" activities, other programs. All support groups are conducted by trained peer facilitators under the supervision of certified clinicians. Strives to foster sense of community, erase stereotypes, reduce pain caused by homophobia, discrimination, prejudice. Lutherans Concerned/Metro New York St. John Matthew, Emanuel Lutheran Church 283 Prospect Ave., NYC 11215 718-768-0528

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Malecare 212-673-4920 [email protected] Non-profit gay/ bi/ transgender men's cancer survivor advocacy and support group. All services free. Publications include " A Gay Man's Guide to Prostate Cancer". Males Au Natural (MAN) 332 Bleecker St. Box 133, NYC 10014-0133 212-898-0383 [email protected] Nudist/naturist social group for gay/bisexual men in NYC metropolitan area. Maloney, Carolyn B., U.S. Representative 1651 Third Ave Suite 311, NYC 10128 212-860-0606 212-860-0704 28-11 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, NY 11102 718-932-1804 718-932-1805 [email protected] Represents 14th Congressional District (part of Manhattan, Roosevelt Island, parts of Queens). Manhattan Mustangs Inc. 233 West 21st St., Apt. 3E, NYC 10011 [email protected] NYC's only not for profit LGBT country/western dance group. Sponsors charitable events at Stepping Out Studios. Chelsea. Educational info, cultural opportunities, community outreach. Open to all ages/ abilities. Available to teach basic couple/line dancing. DJ at charitable events. Member IAGLWDC. Mano a Mano c/o Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), 24 W. 25th St. 9th Floor, NYC 10010 212-275-3288 ext.303 [email protected] Coalition of Latino LGBT organizations/activists, founded in 1997 to increase visibility/voice of Latino LGBT communities in NY metropolitan area. Many Men, Many Voices c/o GMHC 119 W. 24th St., NYC 10011 212-367-1388, 212-367-1218 [email protected] Dedicated to gay black men in NYC. Health/wellness promotion program. Frank, honest discussion on issues

affecting community. Maranatha-Riversiders for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Concerns. Riverside Church 490 Riverside Dr., NYC 10025 212-870-6811, 212-870--6740 Marble Collegiate Church 1 W. 29th St.(at Fifth Ave.), NYC 10001 212-686-2770 [email protected] Affirming, embracing, Christ centered community where all are welcome. Sunday worship, 11:00 am. Wednesday praise and prayer service, 6:15 pm.

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P.O. Box 1434, NYC 10013 718-766-7500 [email protected] Meetings 2nd Sundays, 2 pm at the Center. Matthew Shepard Foundation 1580 Lincoln St., Suite 1150, Denver, CO 80203 303-830-7400 Supports diversity programs in education, helps youth organizations establish environments where young people can feel safe and be themselves. Maunter Project: National Lesbian Health Organization 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 710, Washington, DC 20009 202-332-5536, 1-866-628-8637 [email protected] Committed to improving the health of women who partner with women including lesbians, bisexual, and transgender individuals through direct and support services, education and advocacy. MCAANY Gay and Lesbian Recreational Bowling League c/o Brian Feuer, 428 W. 49 St., NYC 10019 [email protected] USBC sanctioned bowling league meets SeptemberApril, Monday, 8:30 pm at Leisure Time Bowl, Port Authority 2nd Floor. For more information please e-mail us. Men of All Colors Together New York, Inc P.O. Box 237107, NYC 10023-7107 212-330-7678 [email protected] Founded in 1980, as Black and White Men Together. We are a multiracial, multicultural organization of gay and bisexual men committed to addressing and combating racism, homophobia and other forms of discrimination as well as providing a supportive environment for non-oppressive multiracial relating. Mendez, Rosie, New York City Councilmember 237 First Ave. Suite 504, NYC 10003 212-677-1077 212-677-1990 [email protected] Openly lesbian councilmember representing Manhattan's 2nd District (lower East Side, East Village, Gramercy Park, Kips Bay, part of Murray Hill). Metamorphosis P.O. Box 5639, Long Island City, NY 11105 718-728-4615 [email protected]

Psychotherapy, counseling, evaluations, education, referrals. Individual/family. Emphasis on gender identity, transsexualism, TVs, other alternate lifestyles. Transitioning assistance, coping mechanisms, shyness issues. Member, HBIGDA/WPATH. Metro Gay Wrestling Alliance P.O. Box 1913, NYC 10101-1913 917-547-2656 [email protected] NYC's gay freestyle wrestling club. Metropolitan Community Church of Christ the Liberator P.O. Box 7422, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-7422 732-846-8227 [email protected] Living whole, living full, living free. Metropolitan Community Church of New York Charities 446 W. 36th St., NYC 10018 212-629-7440, ministries Programs: MCCNY Homeless Youth Services; Sylvia's Place-a crisis shelter and drop-in services for LGBTQ runaway and homeless youth aged 16-24; Rev. Pat's Finishing School for the Transgender communityoffering community-building and skills training to persons of trans experience. Metropolitan Community Church of New YorkSylvia Rivera Food Pantry 446 W. 36th St., NYC 10018 212-629-7440 [email protected] Bag lunch distribution, Tuesday-Friday 2:00-3:00 pm. "Clients choice" grocery distribution, Thursday, 9:00 am. Community dinner, last Tuesday of month 5:00 pm. HIV+ pantry is distributed once a week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday between 2-3pm. Proof of status and photo I.D. required for intake. Metropolitan Community Church of New York, A Church of the LGBTQ Community 446 W. 36 St., NYC 10018 212-629-7440 [email protected] Rev. Pat Bumgardner, Pastor. Sunday worship 89 am, 11 am and 7 pm. Open to all for Bible study, pastoral/ spiritual counseling, food pantry, holy unions, memorial services, youth shelter. Metropolitan Tennis Group P.O. Box 3454, NYC 10163 866-752-9684

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[email protected] 200 member lesbian/gay club. Beginner to tournament level. Monthly parties, winter indoor league, charity tournaments, summer-ladder. Metrosource Magazine 137 West 19th St. 2nd Floor, NYC 10011 212-691-5127 National lifestyle magazine. NY edition has directory of gay-friendly professionals and businesses. Mid-Fairfield AIDS Project 203-852-AIDS, 203-855-9535 Support for PWA's, PWARC's, HIV + individuals, significant others. Case management, medical advocacy, alternative treatment, counseling, emergency funds, substance abuse placement, support groups in Spanish and for friends/families, housing, libraries, computer buddy program, referrals. Millman, Joan L., New York State Assemblymember 341 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11231 718-246-4889 [email protected] Represents 52nd District (includes Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Dumbo, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Columbia St. Waterfront, Vinegar Hill). Momazons P.O. Box 82069, Columbus, OH 43202 614-267-0193 [email protected] National support network for lesbian mothers. Momentum Project Inc., The 322 Eighth Ave. 2nd Floor, NYC 10001 212-691-8100 Not for profit. Meals, pantry, counseling, social services for those affected by HIV/AIDS. 9 sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx. Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center 312 E. 94th St., NYC 10128 212-423-2900, 212-423-2981 (mental health services) [email protected] Michaele White, Practice manager. Medical, reproductive/mental health, HIV/AIDS prevention/ treatment, peer education, colposcopy, HIV/AIDS pre/ post-test counseling. Free/confidential.


Nadler Jerrold, U.S. Representative 201 Varick St. Suite 669, NYC 10014 212-367-7350 212-367-7356 Represents 8th Congressional District (West Side of Manhattan, parts of Brooklyn). NALGAP; Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals & Allies. 1001 N. Fairfax St. Suite 201, Alexandria, VA 22314 [email protected] Dedicated to the prevention/treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, other addictions in LGBT communities. National Archive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History c/o The Center 208 W. 13th St, NYC 10011 212-620-7310 [email protected] Leader in LGBT archives. National Center for Lesbian Rights National Office: 870 Market St. Suite 370, San Francisco, CA 94102 415-392-6257 [email protected] National lesbian, feminist, non-profit firm. Gains/ protects legal/human rights of LGBT people through impact litigation, public policy advocacy, public education, direct legal services. National Center for Transgender Equality 1325 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 700, Washington D.C., D.C. 20005 202-903-0112 [email protected] National social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination/violence against transgender people through education/advocacy on national issues of importance. National Coalition for LGBT Health 1325 Massachusetts Ave., NW Suite 705, Washington D.C., D.C. 20005 202-558-6828 [email protected] National coalition of LGBT health organizations, community health centers, state health departments and advocates focused on federal advocacy, research, policy, education, training.

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priorities. National Gay & Lesbian Task Force (The Task Force) 1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005 202-393-5177 80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1504, NYC 10038 212-604-9830 [email protected] Builds community's political power by training activists, organizing campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance LGBT legislation, building movements organizational capacity. National Gay Pilots Association P.O. Box 7271, Dallas, TX 75209 214-336-0893 [email protected] Gay/lesbian pilots and other aviation enthusiasts. National Lawyers Guild-Queer Caucus 132 Nassau St. Suite 922, NY, NY 10038 212-679-5100 [email protected] Caucus acts as network of LGBT Guild members and serves as a voice for LGBT issues within NLG, sponsors forums, engages in public education projects, supports legislation, produces Sexual Orientation and Law (published by WestGroup), co-sponsors Thomas Steel Summer Law Student Fellowship. National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NY Area) c/o Charles Kaiser 245 W. 107th St., NY, NY 10025 212-629-2045 [email protected] Works for better mainstream media coverage of gays/ lesbians. Combats workplace discrimination. National LGBT Bar Association 1301 K St. NW Suite 1100, Washington, D.C. 200053823 202-637-7661 [email protected] National association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. Promotes justice in and through legal profession for LGBT community in all of its diversity. National Organization for Women (NOW) 1100 H St. NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20005 202-628-8669 [email protected] Feminist organization with focus on rights of women and girls. Lesbian rights among one of top 4 organizational National Organization for Women/ New Jersey Lesbian Rights Task Force 112 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08608 609-393-0156 [email protected] Empowers lesbians, fights for their rights. Develops advocacy plans, lobbies, attacks prejudice. National Organization for Women/New York City (NOW NYC) 150 W 28 St. Suite 304, NY, NY 10001 212-627-9895 [email protected] Founding chapter of NOW. Les/bi/trans Rights Committee, focuses on political issues. National Organization of Gay & Lesbian Scientists & Technical Professionals Inc. P.O. Box 91803, Pasadena, CA 91109 626-791-7689 [email protected] National non-profit educational organization of GLBT people/advocates employed or interested in scientific/high-tech fields. Goals include dialogue with professional organizations, disseminating info, improving member's professional environment, opposing anti-queer discrimination/stereotypes, educating queer/scientific/ general communities, fostering inter-city contacts. Affiliated with American Association for Advancement of Science. National Stonewall Democrats (NSD) P.O. Box 9330, Washington, DC 20005 202-625-1382 [email protected] Nehirim [email protected] Creates authentic spiritual community for GLBT Jews, partners, allies. Innovative programming, builds community, offers authentic, life affirming spiritual paths for Jewish members of sexual or gender minorities. New Century Singers P.O. Drawer 973 Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 631-472-2191 [email protected] Community-based chorus comprised of members. friends of LGBT community on LI. Visit website for concert information. New Directions

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202-206 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-398-0800 [email protected] jfl Alcoholism and substance abuse treatment program located in heart of historic Park Slope, Brooklyn. New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women 1670 Whitehorse-Hamilton Square Road, Trenton, NJ 08690 609-584-8107, 609-584-0027 (TTY) [email protected] Lesbian sensitive. New Jersey Lesbian & Gay Coalition P.O. Box 11335, New Brunswick, NJ 08906-1335 732-828-6772 [email protected] Fights discrimination based on sexual/affection orientation/gender identification, enhances quality of life for NJ LGBT people through education/political action/ lobbying/legal reform. New Jersey Lesbian & Gay Havurah P.O. Box 2576, Edison, NJ 08818-2576 732-650-1010 [email protected] Community of friends meets spiritual, social, cultural, religious needs of LGBT Jews in NJ. New Jersey Women & AIDS Network 103 Bayard St. 3rd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 732-846-4462, 732-846-2674 [email protected] offi Multicultural, independent network of agencies, individuals fights for rights/needs of women infected/ affected by HIV/AIDS. New School University-O.P.E.N. (Out Proud Environment at New School) [email protected] Student organization serving LGBT community at the New School. New Ways Ministry 4012 29th St., Mount Rainier, MD 20712 301-277-5674 [email protected] Gay-positive ministry of advocacy and justice for LGBT Catholics and reconciliation with larger Christian and civil communities. New York AIDS Coalition 400 Broadway 2nd Floor, NYC 10013 646-744-1598 [email protected] New York Area Bisexual Network 212-459-4784 New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) 24 W. 25th St. 9th Floor, NYC 10010 212-675-3288 ext. 338 [email protected] Contact: Pauline Park, Chair. Statewide organization advocates at local/state levels for freedom of gender identity/expression. New York Buyers Club (NYBC) 75 Varick St., Suite 1404-DC1707, NYC 10013 800-650-4983 Not for profit provides low cost high quality dietary supplements, particularly, but not exclusively, for management of HIV disease, chronic hepatitis and drug side effects. Info and resources on benefits, limitations, drug interactions and ways to evaluate efficacy of supplements, along with a variety of info on living healthy with chronic disease. New York City AIDS Housing Network (NYCAHN) 80A Fourth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 877-615-2217 718-802-9540 [email protected] An award winning membership organization comprised and led by low-income people living with HIV/AIDS working in a unique coalition with nonprofit housing providers and AIDS service organizations. New York City Commission on Human Rights 40 Rector St., NYC 10006 212-306-7500 212-306-7350 (public information) 212-306-7686 (TDD) 212-306-7450 (Law Enforcement Bureau) New York City Gay Basketball League c/o OOB, P.O. Box 372, NYC 10108 [email protected] Maintains athletic environment free of discrimination for members and friends of LGBT community. Promotes positive values in community and fights to eliminate negative stereotypes associated with LGBT athletics. Beginners welcome. Open to men and women. New York City Gay Hockey Association (NYCGHA) P.O. Box 670, NYC 10108-0670 212-252-4351 [email protected] Provides environment free of harassment/discrimination

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for members and friends of LGBT community to play ice hockey and fulfill their athletic aspirations. New York City Gay Lacrosse Club [email protected] Men's lacrosse for gays and anyone else who is interested. New York City Gay Men's Chorus 676A 9th Ave. Suite 405, NYC 10036 [email protected] Gay men's choral group New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) 125 Broad St. 19th. Floor, NYC 10004 212-607-3300 [email protected] Not-for-profit non partisan organization with eight chapters and 50,000 members across NY state. Leading advocates for rights of LGBT New Yorkers works tirelessly to extend constitutionally guaranteed rights to citizens who are victims of hate crimes, discrimination and marginalization. New York Femmes 212-388-2736 [email protected] Femme support group of butch/femme society, primarily for self-identified femme lesbians attracted to butch women. New York Gay Pool league (NYGPL) 212-496-4585 [email protected] Non-profit 8-ball pocket billiard league. Teams sponsored by gay/lesbian bars to build community, friendship. Competitive play, meet new people, raise money for AIDS charities. New York Prime Timers 212-699-2613 [email protected] Social group of mature gay men and their friends. New York Ramblers Soccer Club [email protected] Non-profit gay/lesbian club promotes educational/ competitive soccer for beginners, experienced players, coaches, fans. Annual international tournament; frequent intra-city competitions.

Conglomerate of LGBT organizations in Newark focused on promoting education through community programming/social activities. Next Magazine Next Publishing Corp. 121 Varick St., NYC 10013 212-627-0165 [email protected] NY's most comprehensive, informative guide to gay life in the big city. North Fork Women for Women Fund, Inc. P.O. Box 804, Greenport, NY 11944-0924 631-477-8464 [email protected] Not-for-profit. Provides financial and personal support to lesbians on North Fork of LI facing emergency health situations. North Jersey Community Research Initiative 393 Central Ave. 3rd Floor, Newark, NJ 07103 866-448-5812 973-483-3444 [email protected] HIV clinical trials and comprehensive HIV-specific social services. North Star Fund 520 8th Ave. Suite 2203, NYC 10018 212-620-9110 212-620-8178 [email protected] New York's community foundation supporting grassroots groups leading the movement for equality, economic justice and peace. NorthEast Two-Spirit Society c/o American Indian Community House, 11 Broadway, NYC 10004 646-351-7360 (Harlan Pruden) [email protected] Info about and for LGBT and two spirit American Indians of NYC and tri-state area. Nothing But Guys & Guys and Girls 212-462-9009 [email protected], [email protected] NGB is NYC based group for HIV + gay men; GAG is for heterosexual men/women. Friendship, community, support, informal education on HIV. Safe, non discriminatory social setting to address disclosure, drug side effects, mental/emotional toll of living with HIV, etc NY LGBT Entrepreneurs [email protected] Entrepreneurs/

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Newark Essex Pride Coalition 973-941-2104 [email protected]


For LGBT people starting a business, dreaming of starting one, or already in business to benefit from the experience of others. NYC Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene, Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health 40 Worth St., Box CN/67, NYC 10013 LGBT health concerns, HIV prevention, information, referrals. NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (AVP) 240 W. 35th St., Suite 200, NYC 10001 212-714-1141 (hotline) 212-714-1184 Free, confidential counseling, advocacy, information for survivors of anti-LGBT violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, HIV/AIDS-related violence. 24 hour English/Spanish hotline. NYC Gay Men's Shamanic Circle Group of male shamanic practitioners, based in NYC gathers to create sacred space for men who identify as queer, gay or men who love men. Performs shamanic journey work for the purpose of healing on many levels, including ourselves, our communities and Mother Earth. NYC Lavender Lounge [email protected] Dating/social, friendship, business events to fulfill personal/professional needs in the LGBT community. NYC Lesbians [email protected] All events/resources free. Summer events at the Gay Bay # 2, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn NY, every Sunday all summer long. Beaching parties. Schmoozing (interactive). Mailing lists. Newsletters of events. Free promo for LGBT arts/business. NYC LGBT Mental Hygene Issues Committee. NYC Mental Health Federation, Office of Services to Special Populations 93 Worth St. Room 803, NYC 10013 [email protected] Advises commissioner on issues related to mental hygiene/LGBT community. Contact: Norma Nieves-Blas NYC Up & Out! Gay Guide Summer & E. Update 245 Eighth Ave. #333, NYC 10011 212-929-0249 [email protected] Publishers of gay guide of events and activities in NYC and beyond. In print on the web and in an e-update. NYU-Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Student Services Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Sq. South, Suite 602,

NYC 10012 212-998-4424 [email protected] Works to create campus environments inclusive/ supportive of student diversity in sexual orientation/ gender identification, with clubs, support groups, advice, advocacy. Education, social programs, events.

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Oasis, The Commissioner Chair-John Simonelli, 31 Mulberry St., Newark, NJ 07102 [email protected] Supports NJ LGBT persons/families/friends seeking (re) connection with innerlife. Christian-based, affirms all paths, sensitive to alienation from spiritual roots/church. Episcopal Church-sponsored. O'Donnell, Daniel J., New York State Assemblymember 245 West 104th St, NYC 10025 212-866-397 [email protected] First openly gay man elected to NYS Assembly serving 69th District . Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) 212-535-9633 (Myra) [email protected] National organization committed to empowering old lesbians in our common struggle to confront ageism within our own and larger community. On Our Backs Magazine c/o HAF Publishing 3415 Cesar Chavez, Suite 101, San Francisco, CA 94110 415-648-9464 [email protected] Best of lesbian sex. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives 909 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007 213-741-0094 [email protected] Houses world's largest research library on LGBT heritage/concerns. Orange County Rainbow Alliance 845-562-3086 [email protected] Organization to bring together GLBT population in Orange County, NY. Meets Friday nights in Newburgh.


OrthoDykes of New York 212-539-8804 [email protected] Lesbian/bisexual/transgender women who identify or have identified with Orthodox Judaism. Discussion, socializing, support. Meets 2nd Wed, 8 pm at the Center. Strictly confidential. Our Youth 133 North St., Jersey City, NJ 07307 201-839-5869 201-303-8160 (text) [email protected] Non-profit organization designed to help LGBT youth and their straight allies. We help find jobs, get into college, offer free HIV testing and provide weekly support group. Also conduct workshops and motivational speeches on a variety of issues. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates-Metro NY 212-745-2505 [email protected] Contact: Joseph Bertolotti. NY regional affiliate of national non-profit headquartered in San Francisco. Champion's safe, equitable workplaces for LGBT people, advocates building/strengthening successful organizations that value all employees, customers, communities OUT FM-WBAI-FM WBAI 99.5 (Pacifica Foundation), 120 Wall St. 10th Floor, NYC 10005 212-209-2980 [email protected] Progressive LGBT politics, culture, news. Mondays at 11 am. OUT FUND c/o The Funding Exchange 666 Broadway, Suite 500, NYC 10012 212-529-5300 Supports progressive activism for social change in LGBTQ rights movement. Currently suspended, not accepting applications. Out In Front Stonewall Community Foundation 119 West 24th St., NYC 10011 212-367-1155 [email protected] Program to cultivate the next generation of LGBT leaders. Out in Jersey 743 Hamilton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08629 609-213-9310

[email protected] LGBT community website portal and bi-monthly print magazine. Out Magazine/Here Publishing Inc. 245 W. 17 St., Suite 1200, NYC 10011 212-242-8100, 800-792-2760 (customer service) [email protected] The world's leading gay fashion and lifestyle brand. Out of Bounds NYC/Team New York P.O. Box 372, NYC 10108-0372 [email protected] Non-profit tax-exempt organization that supports and promotes local sports and recreational organizations with interests in LGBT community of Greater NYC area. Out of the Closet Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 20084, NYC 10075 [email protected] Edward Maloney, Executive Director. Charitable, non-profit foundation transforms cash contributions, donations of merchandise/property bequests into annual grants to AIDS service groups. Administers OOTC Virtual Thrift shop and online sales. Out of the Closet Thrift Shop. [email protected] First and only fundraising thrift shop for many AIDS groups has gone virtual! Still sells tax deductable donations of art, antiques, other items of distinction. All profits distributed as grants. Out Professionals 332 Bleecker St. PMB G-16, NYC 10014-2980 [email protected] Nation's leading networking and social organization for gay men and lesbians. Presents year round events focused on career, culture and community and lets members connect through active online community. OutClass-Lesbian & Gay Business Association at NYU's Stern College 212-998-0739 [email protected] Professional network of full/part time lesbian/gay students/alumni. Sponsors lectures, networking events, discussion groups. Fosters awareness of lesbians/gays in the workplace OUTdancing Stepping Out Studios, 37 W. 26 St. 9th Floor, NYC 10010 646-742-9400

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[email protected] LGBT partner dancing: salsa, swing, two-step, tango, waltz, fox trot, hustle, more. Outgoing Women [email protected] Social activities for lesbians in Westchester County, NY and tri-state area. OUTlaw Benjamin Cardozo School of Law 55 Fifth Ave., NYC 10003 212-790-0241/69 [email protected] OUTmedia 285 Fifth Ave., Suite 446, Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-789-1776 [email protected] Promotes queer visibility through arts in community/ culture, using TV, film and live performances. Outmusic P.O. Box 376, NYC 10113-9197 212-330-9197 (info/calendar of events) [email protected] Opportunities for LGBT composers, lyricists, performers. OUTPOCPAC (Out People of Color Political Action Committee) 351 W. 114th St. Suite #4A-4B, NYC 10026 917-804-9579 [email protected] NYC-based non-partisan, political club of LGBT and two spirited people of color. Overeaters Anonymous/Metro Intergroup P.O. Box 1235, Madison Square St., NYC 10159 212-946-4599 [email protected] offi Call for meeting information

support work of LGBT organizations, AIDS service organizations, non-profits working to empower disenfranchised and under served. Palladia, Inc. 2006 Madison Ave., NYC 10035 212-979-8800 [email protected] Offers continuum of care to men/women recovering from substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, trauma. Outpatient and residential programs providing domestic violence treatment, HIVAIDS services, primary healthcare, alternative criminal justice rehabilitation, vocational training and placement, mental health treatment and supportive permanent housing services. Pam's House Blend [email protected] Blog about LGBT community, civility, friendly debate, issues, news from progressive perspective. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Bergen County, P.O. Box 1330, Ridgewood, NJ 07451 201-287-0318 (helpline) [email protected] Meet 3rd Tuesdays 8-9:30 pm (newcomers 7:30 pm) at Temple Beth Or, Ridgewood Road, Washington Township, NJ. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Long Island, P.O. Box 369, Deer Park, NY 11729-0369 516-938-8913 [email protected] Promotes health/well being of GLBT persons and their families through monthly support groups, education and advocacy. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Latino, parte de PFLAG FCA, NYC 914-787-8738 (Nila Marrone) 718-749-8562 (Migdalia Santiago) [email protected], [email protected] Todos son bienvenidos, incluyendo padres, amigos, familiares y personas gays, lesbianas, bisexuales y transgéneras con o sin sus familias. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) New York City 119 W. 24th St. 2nd. Floor, NYC 10010 646-240-4288 (office) 212-463-0629 (Helpline) [email protected] Supports parents/families to better understand LGBT children. Speakers bureau addresses schools, businesses, other community organizations on LGBT issues/equality. Volunteers welcome.

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Pagnoni, Laurence A., & Associates 549 W. 123rd St. Suite 18H, NYC 10027 212-932-9008 [email protected] Provides management/fundraising services to


Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) North Jersey P.O. Box 4585, Wayne, NJ 07470 973-267-8414 [email protected] pfl Support/education/political action for parents of gays/ lesbians Group for teens to explore identity in safe place. Guest speakers. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Staten Island c/o LGBT Center, 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd. Floor, Staten Island, NY 10301 212-463-0629 (Helpline) 718-987-6747 718-808-1397 [email protected] Provides encouragement/support on issues raised when a loved one comes out. Meets 4th Mondays, 25 Victory Blvd, 3rd Floor, S.I., NY 10301 at 7:30pm. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)Queens P.O. Box 750212, Forest Hills, NY 11375 718-271-6663 (hotline) [email protected].org pfl Meets 3rd Sundays at Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 7111 112th St., Queens. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays(PFLAG)Westchester c/o The LOFT 252 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY 10605 914-245-8235 (English), 914-967-9429 [email protected] Support group for parents, families and friends of LGBT persons. Park Ave. Christian Church 1010 Park Ave., NYC 10028 212-288-3246 [email protected] www. Progressive protestant congregation affirms full participation of LGBT persons. Park Slope Geriatric Day Care Center 199 14th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-499-7701 [email protected] Non-profit organization provides free services for LGBTQ caregivers of older adults (age 60+): individual counseling, support, educational trainings, more. NonLGBTQ-identified caregivers welcome, too. Also, two culturally competent social model Adult Day Services

Centers for elders with physical limitations/Alzheimer's/ related dementias. Park Slope United Methodist Church Sixth Ave. and 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-768-3093 [email protected] All unite as loving community in covenant with God/ Creation summoned by faith in Jesus Christ, commit ourselves to humanization of urban life and physical/ spiritual growth. Passport Magazine 243 W. 30th St., NYC 10001 800-999-9718 [email protected] Gay travel magazine. Paterson, David A. New York State Governor State Capitol, Albany, NY 12224 518-474-8390 Paul Rappaport Foundation, The 220 East 60th St. #2H, NYC 10022 212-888-6578 Paul Rapoport, an attorney, was a founder of both the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Services Center in NYC and Gay Men's Health Crisis. He was deeply committed to supporting the LGTB community. 212-980-0867 [email protected] Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media c/o Funding Exchange, 666 Broadway Suite 500, NYC 10012 212-529-5300 [email protected] Awards grants to media artists whose work reflects/ comments on contemporary social issues. Currently suspended, not accepting applications. Paul Rosenfels Community 718-473-0702 Download texts of gay liberation from website. Men/ women dissatisfied with gay life as it is. Discussion and chat groups; resources on psychological polarity apart from gender. Personal Liberty Fund of the New Jersey Lesbian & Gay Coalition P.O. Box 11335, N. Brunswick, NJ 08906-1335 732-828-6772 [email protected]

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44 501©3 non-profit fights discrimination by helping NJ LGBT's through education, legal reform, community outreach, services. Peter Cicchino Youth Project of the Urban Justice Center 123 William St. 16th Floor, NYC 10038 877-LGBT-LAW (Toll free) 646-602-5600 [email protected] Free legal services for LGBT/questioning youth ages 11-24. Philadelphia Gay News (PGN) 505 S. Fourth St., Philadelphia, PA 19147-1506 215-625-8501 [email protected] Member, Associated Press, National Gay Newspaper Guild, Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Philosophy Forum c/o Frederick Rabenstein 60 W. 13th St. 3D, NYC 10010 212-675-8243 [email protected] Examine teachings of great thinkers, past and present, East and West. Meets 2nd. And 4th Saturdays 3-5 pm, at the Center. Point Foundation 2753 Broadway, Suite 317, NYC 10025 866-33-POINT US's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBT students of merit. Financial support, leadership training, mentoring for those marginalized by sexual orientation, gender identity/expression. Police Department of the City of New York (NYPD) Office of Chief of Community Affairs Bureau, 34-1/2 E. 12th St., NYC 10003 212-614-6748 [email protected] Detective Thomas Verni, Citywide GLBT Community Liaison Polyamorous NYC 212-543-9494 [email protected] Designed to support a community of people who share an interest in long term, romantically committed, multiplepartner relationships. Poughkeepsie GALA (Gay & Lesbian Association) 845-431-6756 (infoline) [email protected] Meets Tuesdays 7:30 pm in Poughkeepsie.

Poz Magazine c/o Smart & Strong 462 Seventh Ave. 19th Floor, NYC 10018 Chronicles the HIV epidemic, both in US and overseas. Presbyterian Welcome c/o Rutgers Presbyterian Church 2095 Broadway, NYC 10023-2701 917-441-8638 [email protected] Dedicated to full membership/participation of LGBT folks in Presbyterian Church (USA) through advocacy, education, pastoral care. Pride at Work (AFL-CIO) c/o 101 3rd Ave. #300 Attn: Jack Rojas, NYC 10021 212-371-6230 [email protected] LGBT labor organizations affiliated with AFL-CIO. Educates community on benefits of union membership for LGBT workers, builds support for labor movement. Call for meeting schedule. Pride Center of New Jersey 321 Raritan Ave., Highland Pk., NJ 08904-2701 732-846-2232 [email protected] LGBT community center. Statewide info line, library, social events, 25 groups/organizations. HIV counseling/ testing, youth services, family group, UFC church, Overeaters' Anonymous, educational programs, community out groups, women's coffeehouse, open mic nights, other activities. Pride for Youth 2050 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710 516-679-1111 (24 hour crisis hot line) 516-679-9000 [email protected] Service and advocate for GLBT youth. Variety of services including Friday night coffee house, counseling, support groups, young men's program, community education, youth leadership opportunities. Pride In Recovery 37 St. John's St., Amityville, NY 11701 424-2900 631Outpatient Substance Abuse Services for LGBT community on Long Island at Seafield Services Amityville Office. Executive Director, Diane Henry. Pride Toastmasters 646-548-7414 [email protected]

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Improve your speaking and presentation skills. Our mission is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence PRIDE* Democrats * Pride Rainbow Independent Democrats Etc. 917-374-9729 [email protected] Citywide GLBT political club. [email protected] [email protected] LGBT faculty, staff and alumni network at Stonybrook University Princeton University, LGBT Center 246 First Campus Center, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 609-258-1353 [email protected] Works to create safe, supportive academic environment through educational opportunities and meeting needs/ concerns of LGBT students, faculty, staff. Project Achieve 853 Broadway Suite 1111, NYC 10003 212-388-0008 [email protected] Conducts clinical research studies of preventive HIV vaccines/behavioral interventions. Project Inform/National HIV Treatment Information Hotline 1375 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103 800-822-7422 Hotline Mon-Fri 10am-4 pm PST, 415-558-8669 [email protected] Staffed by trained volunteers many of whom live with HIV, the National HIV Treatment Hotline links HIVpositive people and others to the information and resources necessary to make thoughtful decisions about living healthfully with HIV. Prospect Park Women's Softball League Box 150307, Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-753-4632 [email protected] A women's instructional softball league. All skill levels, ages 18 and over are welcome. Project SOL (Speak Out Loud) c/o Grand Street Settlement, 80 Pitt St., Room. 230, NYC 10002

212-674-1740, ext. 272 [email protected] Drop-in group for LGBTQ young people ages 14-24. Offers case management, advocacy, support groups, and health education, as well as mentoring, internet, artsbased activities and field trips. Provides monthly support groups to families with LGBTQ members. Publishing Triangle: Association of Lesbians & Gay Men in Publishing 332 Bleecker St. #D-36, NYC 10014 [email protected] Lesbian/gay writers/editors/booksellers advancing lesbian/gay writing and reading. Puerto Rican Initiative to Develop Empowerment (PRIDE) c/o GMHC, 119 W. 24th. St., 8th Floor, NYC 10011 212-367-1466 [email protected] Non-profit co-gender group of LGBT people of Puerto Rican heritage. Promotes awareness/pride in ethnic/ sexual identities. Outreach, advocacy, community organizing, collaboration with other CBO's, PRIDE Awards.

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Queens College Gay, Lesbian & Straight Alliance (QCGLASA) 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Rm. LL30, Flushing, NY 11367 [email protected] Social/political. Weekly discussion group. Queens Hospital Center-Chemical Dependency Services 82-68 164th St., T Building, Rm. 1A9 Jamaica, NY 11432 718-883-2750 (outpatient services) 718-883-2730, 40 (detoxification unit) Detoxification/outpatient chemical dependency treatment. LGBT sensitive. Clinic and Rehabilitation Program. Geriatric Program. Queens Lesbian & Gay Pride Committee P.O. Box 720464, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 718-228-7599 [email protected] Queens largest LGBT organization puts on an annual Queens LGBT Pride Parade and Festival on first Sunday in June.


Queens Pride House 76-11 37th Ave. Suite 206 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 718-429-5309 [email protected] Community Center/gathering place for LGBTQ people. Resource referral program provides info/referrals to LGBT sensitive providers in Queens, support groups, socials, space rental, 1,500 book/video library. Queer Arts Resource (QAR) [email protected] Expands range/depth of knowledge about contemporary/ historical queer art. Produced over 50 exhibitions since 1996 suggesting range, depth, importance of queer artistic expression. Queer Black Cinema P.O. Box 975, NYC 10113 347-789-1070 [email protected] NY's first and only black LGBT and queer monthly film series. Queer Montclair P.O. Box 1974, Bloomfield, NJ 07003 [email protected] Mission to serve as electronic focal point and information exchange for Montclair's LGBT community. Queer Pratt Students Activities Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205 718-636-3422 [email protected] Queer Ramblings Magazine [email protected] For queer women, trans folks and gay men we love. Queer Resources Directory [email protected] Website containing 25,488 files about everything queer, with mirrors all over the world. Queer Rising [email protected] We are a diverse group of individuals deeply troubled by our status in our own country. Tired of living our lives as 2nd class citizens without equal treatment under the law, we've organized ourselves to protect ourselves from the malice of those seeking to deny us our basic civil rights guaranteed by the constitution. Through peaceful demonstration, acts of civil disobedience (optional), & other means we will assert ourselves into the larger community as equals!

Queer Union at New York University 60 Washington Square South 7th Floor NYC 10012 212-998-4938 [email protected] Nation's second oldest LGBT/queer campus group provides social, cultural, political, educational opportunities for NYU LGBT communities, increases visibility, promotes awareness. Queers for Economic Justice 16 W. 32nd St. #10H, NYC 10001 212-564-3608 [email protected] Progressive non-profit organization committed to challenging system that creates poverty and economic injustice. Queers United [email protected] Activist blog for uniting LGBT, asexual and intersexual community with action alerts to fight for political success. Queerty [email protected] Popular gay blog. Quinn, Christine C., New York City Council Speaker City Hall, NYC 10007 212-788-7210 212-788-7207 [email protected] City legislative body. Q-Wave [email protected] Dedicated to strengthening voices of lesbian/bisexual/ queer women/transgender/gender-variant people of Asian descent. Builds supportive, progressive community by promoting visibility/empowerment through social/ political/educational organizing. Qwik Dates 212-971-1084 [email protected] Speed dating events for gay men.

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Radical Faeries 718-625-7571 [email protected] Eclectic, leaderless, creative, all ages, genders, sizes, shapes, colors, mostly men. Strives to create community in city and on rural land we own. Frequently outrageous/irreverent. Radical Magick P.O. Box 210, NYC 10276 212-505-0426 [email protected] Eva Yaa Asantewaa, an experienced psychic counselor and teacher offers talks, workshops on, meditation, metaphysical spirituality, Tarot and other transformational topics. Lesbian POC, LGBT-friendly but all welcome . Radical Women Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128th St., NYC 10027 212-222-0633 [email protected] Multi-racial socialist feminists building women's leadership to win full LGBT equality and rights and total human liberation. Rainbow & Friends c/o Staten Island LGBT Center, 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd. Floor, Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1360, 718-808-1351 [email protected] Special Interest AA meeting for LGBT community. Thursdays, 7-8 pm. For AA members only. Rainbow Alliance of Westchester P.O. Box 609, White Plains, NY 10603 914-517-1345 [email protected] Committed to providing LGBT community with safe, nurturing, respectful environment that celebrates our cultures. Support, social/educational services, dances, artist groups, meditation group, dance lessons, more. Rainbow Animal Action 212-989-8549 [email protected] Helps save lives of domestic and non-domestic animals through advocacy, education, fundraisers, petition parties, fostering, transport, hands on help. Creates clearinghouse of information on website related to all

animal issues, including rescue groups. Rainbow Families of Staten Island c/o Staten Island LGBT Center, 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd. Floor, Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1360, 718-808-1351 [email protected] Fun/support for LGBT parents/children (infants-teens). Kids play/hang out while parents discuss issues. Cosponsored by Staten Island Children's Museum. Meets 3rd Sundays at museum at Snug Harbor Cultural Centre, 1000 Richmond Terrace, S.I., NY 10301 from 10:00am to noon. Rainbow Heights Club 25 Flatbush Ave. 3rd. Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-852-2584 [email protected] Innovative, affirming, effective advocacy and support services for LGBT persons living with mental illness. Employment and housing advocacy, support groups, cooking classes, computer classes, art and writing workshops, nutritious meals and more. Rainbow Metta P.O. Box 609, White Plains, NY 10603-0609 914-517-1345 [email protected] Classes, sittings and discussions in Insight Meditation with focus on applying meditation skills to living everyday life with ease, integrity and well being. Presented with reference to traditional Buddhist teachings. Programs designed for those interested in meditation practice within LGBT centered community. Rainbow Project at the Manhattan Addiction Treatment Center 600 E. 125th St.,Wards Island, NYC 10035 [email protected] 28 day rehab run by NY State for individuals with substance abuse issues. Rainbow Tango Chelsea Studios, 151 West 26th St. 5th Fl.,NYC 10001 917-373-7446 [email protected] Open role tango. Rainbow Wedding Network Magazine P.O. Box 17596, Ashville, NC 28816 866-251-1564 LGBT wedding magazine Rainbow Dee's Coming Events Newsletter [email protected]

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Lists plays, dances and events for lesbians in the tristate* area. (* NY, NJ, CT ) Weekly, the newsletter arrives via bcc email to help gals plan where to go and what to do for recreation/relaxation in the company of other lesbians. This enables readers to support lesbian and LGBT events/entertainment beyond the bar scene. It also includes info regarding workshops, training and support groups. Once a month an update of events through the end of the year is sent; this helps event planners to avoid scheduling conflicts. There is NO charge to receive the newsletter or have events posted. (Just send event info in plain word format). This list is never shared ­ Strictly Confidential. Ramapo Pride 505 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah, NJ 07430-1608 201-684-7468 [email protected] Ramapo College's gay/straight alliance. Rashawn Brazell Memorial Fund P.O. Box 211, NYC 10037-9998 206-203-1335 [email protected] Aims to establish sustainable tribute that promotes critical thought about the impact of violence and intolerance, particularly on queer communities of African descent. Seeks to empower future generations of activists and scholars by providing financial support and mentoring opportunities. Realization Center Inc. 19 Union Square West 7th Floor NYC 10003-3304 212-627-9600 [email protected] Comprehensive outpatient chemical dependency program. Individual/group/family therapy for those in trouble with substances, relationships, selves. Treats all addictions, including crystal meth. Serves LGBT clients in safe, confidential setting. Medicaid, insurance, selfpay. Right Rides 26 Court St. Suite 505, Brooklyn, NY 11242 718-522-0822, 718-964-7781 [email protected] Organizes volunteers to operate a fleet of up to 6 cars donated by Zipcar Friday and Saturday nights from 11:59pm-3am, in up to 45 NYC neighborhoods. Driving teams can only drive women and LGBTQ individuals home. Builds safer communities by ending gender based harassment and sexual assault through community organizing and offering direct service, safety, education and advocacy programs Rockland County LINK P.O. Box 703, Suffren, NY 10901

845-364-LINK (5465) [email protected] Only lesbian organization in Rockland that has a mission to provide activities of kinship, mutual support, sisterhood for lesbians. Membership includes newsletter and e-mail notification of events. Rodney Kirk Center 400 W. 43rd St., NYC 10036 212-971-0660 Information/referral services for residents of Manhattan Plaza. Room To Write [email protected] Writing group open to all in the LGBT community, whether novice or experienced writer. All subjects and styles of writing are welcome. Runaway Hotline 2740 Martin Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710 516-679-1111 Resource for runaway/homeless/abused youth to get counseling screening for and arranging transportation for runaway/homeless youth in Nassau County to emergency shelter.

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Safe Horizon/Domestic Violence Shelter Program 2 Lafayette St., 3rd Floor, NYC 10007 800-577-7777 (crime victims) 212-227-3000 (rape, sexual assault) [email protected] Phone counseling, info, referral to City services, advocacy, support. Safe Space Drop In Center 24 W.30th St. 2nd Floor, NYC 10001 212-481-8062 [email protected] Case management, counseling, referrals, food, internet access, educational services, job skills, training for youth. Drop in hours, Monday-Friday 1-7pm. Safe Space-The Staten Island LGBT Center 25 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1360, 718-808-1351 [email protected] Two ongoing support groups weekly for LGBT teens 13-17. Explore/address questions about sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, coming out to family/friends, other topics relevant to healthy development in setting that is both welcoming and


caring. All services free, but participants must be interviewed by group facilitator. SAGE/Queens Queens Community House, 74-09 37th Ave., Suite #409, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 718-533-6459 [email protected] Serves LGBT adults, 55+. Open 5 days a week. Monthly Saturday socials, men only group, Spanish speakers group, walking/dining clubs, casework assistance, classes, discussions, lectures, trips. Sage: Services and Advocacy for GLBT elders 305 Seventh Ave., 16th Floor, NYC 10001-6008 212-741-2247 [email protected] Counseling, case management, drop-in center, women's events, outreach, education, advocacy for LGBT seniors. Programs for women, HIV positive, homebound, caregivers. Samaritans of New York P.O. Box 1259 ,Madison Square Station, NY 10159 212-673-3000 (Hot Line) 24-hour non-religious suicide prevention hotline offers emotional support. Technical assistance for service providers and support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Samuel Field Y 55-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck, NY 11362 718-225-6570 [email protected] GALA Group-social activities for gay/lesbian adults over 50. Sanctuary for Families P.O. Box 1406 Wall St. Station, NYC 10268 212-349-6009 [email protected] Individual counseling. Legal services for LGBT victims of domestic violence. SATTI Group: Sexual Addiction, Sexual Abuse & Sexual Aggression Treatment & Training Institutes. 1 Patchin Place, NYC 10011 212-366-1490 [email protected] Treats sexual addiction, particularly those addicted to both sex and drugs (crystal meth/cocaine. Trains other professionals. Schumer, Charles E., U.S. Senator 757 Third Ave Suite 17-02, NYC 10017 212-486-4430 212-486-7803 (TDD)

212-486-7693 Scouting for All P.O. Box 600481, San Diego, CA 92120 619-229-1612 [email protected] 501 c reaches out to GLBTQ youth to get Boy Scouts of America to rescind policy of discrimination against gay/ atheist youth and adults. Scrabblers 212-362-5889 All levels of GLBT Scrabble players. Bring boards. Play in English, Spanish, French, Italian. 2nd & 4th Mondays, 8-10:45pm at The Center. Serendipity Women 347-806-0130(Donna) 212-479-7886 (Voicemail) The_House_of_ Serendipity Support group for lesbian, bisexual, same gender loving women of color over 50. Topics may vary. Call for meeting time and place. Servicemembers Legal Defense Network P.O. Box 65301, Washington, DC 20035-5301 202-328-3244 [email protected] National non-profit legal services, watchdog, policy organization dedicated to ending discrimination against, and harassment of, military personnel affected by "don't ask, don't tell policy and related forms of intolerance. Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elbers-Long Island (SAGE-LI) 34 Park Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706 631-665-2300 [email protected] Serving GLBT older adults (age 50+), provides social and recreational programming; health and wellness events; educational programs; advocacy; supportive and mental health services; and community education. Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA) P.O. Box 1753 Old Chelsea Station, NYC 10113 800-977-4325 (outside NYC) 212-439-1123 (national info & phone line) [email protected], [email protected] (literature orders) [email protected] (meeting list changes) Fellowship of men/women who share experience. Strength, hope of solving their common problem, help others recover from sexual compulsion, and stay sexually sober. Only membership requirement is desire to stop having compulsive sex. No dues/fees; self supporting through contributions. Not allied with any sect,

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denomination, politics, organization or institution; no wish to engage in controversy; endorses or opposes no causes. Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) 90 John St. Suite 704, NYC 10038 212-819-9770 [email protected] Information and educational resources on sexuality and sexual health. Shades of Lavender 260 Broadway 4th. Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11211 718-388-0028 ext.110/111 [email protected] LGBT division of Brooklyn AIDS Task Force, for lesbians/bisexual/questioning women/youth. Education, Info groups, activities daily. Shades of Poly (SOP) 718-404-3906 ext.5522 212-479-7886 [email protected], [email protected] Contact: Ingrid Rivera. Social/support group for women of color who explore polyamorous relationships. Topics include triad relationships, polyfidelity, etc. SHARE: Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer 1501 Broadway, Suite 704A, NYC 10036 212-719-0364 866-891-2392 (toll free) Alice Yaker, Executive Director. For women, families, friends affected by breast/ovarian cancer. Free hot lines, support groups, educational programs in English/ Spanish. Calendar of events, advocacy activities. HOTLINES, 212-382-2111 (breast) 212-719-1204 (ovarian) 866-537-4273 (statewide ovarian toll free) 212-719-4454 (Spanish). She Magazine 6511 Nova Dr. #173, Davie, FL 33317 954-474-0183 [email protected] Lesbian lifestyle magazine Sirens Motorcycle Club NYC The Center , 208 W. 13th St., NYC 10011 212-749-6177 [email protected] NYC's leading women's motorcycle club. Emphasizes safety, solidarity, support, friendship. Meets 3rd Tuesdays at 8 pm. Sistahs 20-Something 212-479-7886 (24 hr Hot Line) [email protected]

Support/social/cultural/empowerment group for lesbian, bisexual, same gender. Sistahs in Search of Truth, Alliance & Harmony (SISTAH) 212-479-7886 (24 hr Hot Line) [email protected] Addresses cultural, spiritual, social economic, supportive needs of bisexual, lesbian, same gender loving women of color and families and friends. Meets 1st, 3rd, 4th. Sisters of Caribbean Ancestry (SOCA) 646-578-9004 [email protected] Outreach social/cultural/networking for LGBT, transexual, two spirit, women-loving women of Caribbean ancestry, partners, families, friends. Ski Bums world's largest club of LGBT skiers and The snowboarders. [email protected] SMART (Fund for the City of New York 306-308 W. 38th St., 6th Floor, NYC 10018 212-564-3282 [email protected] Treatment, education, support for women and teenagers living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists (SOLGA) [email protected] Promotes communication, encourages research, develops teaching materials, serves interests of gay/lesbian anthropologists in association. Sophisticated/Aggressive Gents 212-479-7886 (Donna) 646-330-8641 (Paris) [email protected] Social/support group for women who identify as butch, bois, AG's, studs, daddis, gents. Meets 3rd Tuesdays, 6-8 pm. Soulforce NYC c/o Andrew Brewer 50 E. 4th St., NYC 10003 212-777-8444 [email protected] Organization committed to ending the spiritual violence caused by anti-LGBT religious policies and teachings. South Beach Psychiatric Center-Heights Hill Mental Health Service 25 Flatbush Ave. 3rd. Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-875-1420 LGBT-affirmative program for those with major mental

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illness. Outpatient program/inpatient referrals. South Brooklyn Legal Services HIV Project 105 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-237-5546 Provides legal advocacy and info in civil cases to low-income people in southern and western Brooklyn. Spanish Language Club 212-772-3511 [email protected] Don Ventura, Language Instructor/Coordinator. Upgrade ability to speak, read and write. Roundtable discussion, occasional readings, social events. No English. Open to everyone, natives included. Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6-8 pm at the Center. Spartan Brotherhood P.O. Box 656513, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365-6513 718-357-7075 [email protected] Non-profit fraternal brotherhood; members worldwide. Events scheduled by age, class, specialized interest. All men welcome. Squadron, Daniel, New York State Senator 401 Broadway, Suite 1901, NYC 10013 212-298-5565 212-298-5574 [email protected] St. Ann's Church of Morrisania Gay and Lesbian Ministry 295 St. Anne's Ave., Bronx, NY 10454 718-585-6325 Supportive ministry. St. John's University Gay and Lesbian Law Association (GALLA) 516 W. 126th St., NYC 10027 [email protected] journals/galla/ St. Mary's Center, Inc. 516 W. 126th St., NYC 10027 212-662-1826 Skilled nursing. Adult day services for people with AIDS/HIV. Staten Island LGBT Center 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd Floor Staten Island, NY 10301 718-808-1360, 718-808-1351 [email protected] Provides LGBT individuals/families with direct local access to culturally competent, gay-oriented, LGBTfriendly services, programs, events, activities that

promote physical, mental, emotional health and well being, including information and referral services; service navigation and advocacy; youth drop-in space and services; David Bohnett Foundation Cyber Center; free and confidential mental health services; HIV counseling and testing, resource library; workshops, discussion and support groups, educational forums; social and LGBT visibility-enhancing events such as the Staten Island Pride Parade and Festival and the annual Coming Out picnic. Staten Island Stonewall One Lakeside Place, Staten Island, NY 10305 718-816-5508 [email protected] Proud and political! Steinway Child & Family Services, Inc 22-15 43rd. Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101 718-389-5100 [email protected] Non-profit human services agency dedicated to providing comprehensive, quality services to children, families, young adults, seniors to restore them to optimal level of functioning. Stephen Wise Free Synagogue 30 W. 68th St., NYC 10023 212-877-4050 [email protected] Gary Brettton-Granatoor, Rabbi. Steven Donaldson Social Justice Room 106 Earl Hall, MC 2008 Columbia University 2980 Broadway, NYC 10027-6902 212-854-1488 Stonewall Chorale, The P.O. Box 920, NYC 10011 212-971-5813 [email protected] Nation's first LGBT chorus. Stonewall Community Foundation c/o William McDermott, Interim Executive Director 119 W. 24th St. 7th Floor, NYC 10011 212-367-1155 [email protected]+I725+I707 Public charity for LGBT NY. Grantmaking/technical assistance. Supports LGBT organizations, helps donors realize philanthropic goals. Student scholarships. Stonewall Democratic Club P.O. Box 514, NYC 10113 212-330-6572 [email protected]

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52 Big tent and welcoming LGBT club. Meets 4th Wednesdays at the center. Stonewall Republicans P.O. Box 65613, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365-6513 718-357-7075 [email protected] First political party GLBT/Two Spirit advocacy group. Guest speakers, socials. Open to all, regardless of political orientation. STONEWALL Veterans' Association (S.V.A.) 70-A Greenwich Av. Suite 120, NYC 10011 212-627-1969 212-369-1969 [email protected] Williamson Henderson, Director, Storme DeLarverie, Ambassador; Emile Griffith, V.P. Participants in legendary Stonewall Rebellion of "69 Cadillac Stonewall Car. Sponsors annual "Stonewall Symposium" and "Stonewall Showtyme". Guest speakers for other GLBT organizations. "Friends of SVA" for non-veteran supporters. "Youth-4-SVA" for young supporters, volunteers and students. Meets last Saturday of every month, 4:15 pm, at the Center.* Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA) City College of New York Finley Student Center 138th St. and Convent Ave, NYC 10031 212-650-2100 [email protected] Part of CUNY community. Helping to create safe learning and social environment for LGBTQ students and their allies. Straight Spouse Network Box 507, Mahwah, NJ 07430 201-825-7763 [email protected] Worldwide support for straight spouses/partners, current or former, of GLBT mates and mixed-orientation or trans/non-trans couples. Straight Spouse Network/Manhattan 212-866-6938 [email protected] Contact: Peggy. Support of straight women/men, now or once married to gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender partners. Stringer, Scott M., Manhattan Borough President 1 Centre St. 19th Floor South, NYC 10007 212-669-8300 212-669-4305 [email protected]

Sts. Sergius & Bacchus CACINA Catholic Parish 97-05 101st. St., Ozone Park, NY 11416 718-641-5925 [email protected] Sunday Mass, 11am. Common sense Catholic community welcomes all who are pushed away, rejected, alienated because of life situations beyond their control. Sacramental community in Catholic tradition (Catholic Apostolic Church in North America). Clergy available for weddings, holy unions, counseling, etc. Sugar LGBT Diabetics 917-720-3695 [email protected] (Tony), [email protected] (Katie) We are the first (official) group for LGBT diabetics in NYC. Our mission is to offer support to both the newly diagnosed and seasoned diabetics (all types of diabetics welcome) who identify as part of the LGBT community. Support Group for Single Lesbians 718-762-3473 (Pauline) Support and social group for single lesbians meeting in a caring and safe space.

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Team New York Aquatics [email protected] Master aquatic team welcomes swimmers and water polo players of all ability, age, sexual orientation or race. Teen Outreach Prevention Service Bellevue/NYU School of Medicine Pediatrics, 550 1st Ave., Room 8 West 50, NYC 10016 212-263-8973 212-263-7806 [email protected] Peer Education/Outreach program provides interactive workshops for youth 12­24 on HIV/AIDS, safer sex, STDs, reproductive health, and sexually connected to HIV counseling and testing, as well as medical, mental health and social services (see Bellevue Adolescent HIV/ AIDS Clinic). The Glines, Inc 270 W. 36th St, 2nd Floor, NYC 10018 212-354-8899 [email protected] Oldest professional gay theatre company in the world.


The Transgender Project National Development and Research Institutes 7 West 23rd St. 8th Floor, NYC 10010 212-845-4617 [email protected] Describes economic, social/personal, family, workplace experiences of male-to-female trans-persons, how experiences change over lives, impact on mental/physical health. The Trevor Project 80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1504, NYC 10038 212-509-0042, 866-488-7386 (Help line) [email protected],org Leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBT and questioning youth. Operates a free and confidential helpline, inschool workshops, educational materials, online resources and public policy advocacy. This Way Out P.O. Box 38327, Los Angeles, California 90038-0327 818-986-4106 [email protected] Internationally distributed LGBT radio program. Times Square Dance Club P.O. Box 1229, Ansonia Station, NYC 10023 212-749-4291 516-623-1784 516623-3311 [email protected] NY's only gay/lesbian square dance club. Open to all square dancers. Educational, recreational, social opportunities. Dances Tuesdays, 2nd/4th Fridays. Nonmembers, call for location. Titone, Matthew J., New York State Assemblymember 853 Forest Ave., Staten Island, NY 10310 718-442-9932 [email protected] Openly gay Assemblyman representing SI's North Shore. TOUCHAIDS Community Dinners P.O. Box 23800, Brooklyn, NY 11202-3800 646-220-2287 Free dinners Mondays, 6:00pm, Quaker Meeting House, 110 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn. New guests welcome (need proof of HIV+). Volunteers needed. Towleroad c/o Broadcast Corporation, 848 N. Rainbow Blvd.#1772, Las Vegas, NV 89107 Online news source offering broad range of information on politics, pop culture, gay culture, media, entertainment, photography, fashion, technology, men, music and travel.

Trans Health Clinic Ogden Family Health Center, 1067 Ogden Ave, Bronx, NY 10452 347-623-2459 [email protected] All services are confidential and provided in a safe, sensitive and understanding environment. Transgender Law and Policy Institute 328 Flatbush Ave., Box 312, Brooklyn, NY 11238 [email protected] Non-profit organization advocates for transgender people. Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund 151 West 19th St., Suite 1103, NYC 10011 646-862-9396 [email protected] National nonprofit civil rights organization committed to ending discrimination based on gender identity/ expression, and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts. Transgender Scholarship and Education Legacy Fund P.O. Box 540229, Waltham, MA. 02454-0229 781-899-5703 781-899-2212 [email protected] For transgender-identified students in the helping and caring professions. Treatment Action Group 611 Broadway, Suite 308, NYC 10012-2608 212-253-7922 [email protected] Research and policy think tank for better treatments, a vaccine and a cure for AIDS. Triangle Community Center 16 River St., Norwalk, CT 06852 203-853-0600 [email protected] Non/profit services to help strengthen LGBT communities sense of identity, pride, visibility. Works with greater Fairfield county community to foster understanding/ awareness of LGBT issues. TriMusicAngle, Inc. 332 Bleecker St. Suite K48, NYC 212-591-2886 Umbrella for gay/lesbian music groups. Trinity Place Shelter 164 W. 100th St., NYC 10025 212-222-7045

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[email protected] Non-profit, non-sectarian, 10-bed transitional shelter open all year for homeless LGBTQ youth/young adults (18-24). Provides shelter, food, case management, counseling, transportation, additional support services. Intakes on agency referral only. Truth Wins Out P.O. Box 25491, Brooklyn, NY 11202 [email protected] Non-profit think tank and educational organization counters right-wing disinformation campaigns, debunks ex-gay myth, and provides accurate info on lives of GLBT people. TwentySomething NYC [email protected] Fun social experience for queer New Yorkers in and around their twenties (ages 18-33). Meets first and third Tuesdays 8pm at The Center.

[email protected] Provides place for LGBT members of UUFH/friends to socialize, reach-out to LGBT community in support of justice and equality. United Federation of Teachers 52 Broadway, NYC 10004 212-777-7500 United Fellowship Church of New Brunswick 732-214-0390 [email protected] Rev. Kevin E. Taylor, Pastor/Founder. Unity Fellowship of Christ Church 2578 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11207-2413 718-385-2406 [email protected], Bishop Zachary G. Jones, Pastor. Supports lesbian/gay community in black tradition.

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U.S. Department of Justice Pride c/o Greg Friel 2153 California St. NW #404, Washington, DC 20008 202-514-3873 [email protected] LGBT employee association of US Department of Justice. Unitarian Church of Staten Island 312 Fillmore St., Staten Island, NY 10301 718-447-2204 [email protected] A welcoming congregation which is committed to be an inclusive community for LGBT people. Our minister performs wedding and union ceremonies and many of our service themes and social justice efforts include witness advocacy and religious education about the concerns and civil rights of LGBT people. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stonybrook P.O. Box 602, Stony Brook, NY 11790 631-751-0297 [email protected] offi Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington Interweave Group 109 Browns Rd, Huntington, NY 11743 631-427-9547, 631-423-1504

Urantia Book Study Group 917-701-9033 [email protected] Cutting-edge spirituality for today. LGBT-friendly. Unlock door to spiritual wisdom/universal understanding. Free weekly study group, Tuesday, 7­9 pm, in SoHo. USNA Out c/o Jeff Petre, 1600 21st St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 LGBT US Naval Academy Alumni and supporters, most of whom never any role models before, now out and here for all to see, including LGBT midshipmen and alumni who are currently serving on active duty, their families and confidants.


Van Bramer, Jimmy, New York City Councilmember 47-01 Queens Blvd, Suite 205, Sunnyside, NY 11104 718-383-9566 718-383-9076 [email protected] Openly gay Councilmember representing District 26 Queens (Woodside, Sunnyside, Long Island City, Astoria, and Maspeth).


Vance, Cyrus R., New York County District Attorney 1 Hogan Pl., NYC 10013 212-335-9082 (Community Affairs) VegOut NYC [email protected] Monthly potlucks for LGBT vegetarians/vegans/friends. Meets 3rd Sundays, 5­7 pm, at the Center.* Bring vegan dish (no meat/poultry/fish/eggs/dairy/honey). Monthly VegOutings at vegetarian/veg-friendly restaurants. Velazquez, Nydia M., U.S. Representative 266 Broadway, Suite 201, Brooklyn, NY 11211 718-599-3658 212-673-3997 Represents 12th Congressional District (parts of Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens). Velvetpark Magazine 210 Cook St., Apt. 311, Brooklyn, NY 11206-3769 347-881-1025 888-616-1989 [email protected] National magazine for educated urban lesbians, feminists, gay men. Political commentary, highlights celebrity, everyday dyke-cons, music, film, book reviews. Victoria Congregational Church-United Church of Christ 144-64 87th Ave., Jamaica, NY 11435 718-297-9733 [email protected] Opening and affirming congregation welcoming of LGBT community. 11 am Sunday worship service followed by coffee and fellowship. Village Care of New York 154 Christopher St., NYC 10014 212-337-5600 [email protected] Non-profit, community-based organization serving older adults, persons living with HIV/AIDS and individuals in need of medical and rehabilitation services. Village Center for Care AIDS Day Treatment Program 121B W. 20th St., NYC 10011 212-337-9220 [email protected] Medical/nursing, mental health, harm reduction, case management, nutrition, rehab services. Hot meals served daily. Village Center for Care AIDS Day Treatment Program 45 Rivington St., NYC 10001

212-539-6450 [email protected] Village Playwrights c/o Emanuel Gavales P.O. Box 20303, NYC 10011 212-645-1514 [email protected] LGBT playwrights/screenwriters present scripts in cold or rehearsed readings, get feedback. Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 8­10 pm, at the Center.* VISAGE for Youth 973-285-1595 (Help Line) [email protected] Verona straight and gay experience, young people 14-21 welcome. Call for meeting time/directions.

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Weiner, Anthony, U.S. Representative 80-02 Kew Garden Road Suite 5000, Kew Gardens, NY 11415 718-520-9001 718-520-9010 [email protected] Represents 9th Congressional District (parts of Queens, Brooklyn). WELL-Rehoboth Temple Christ Conscious Church Grace United Church of Christ 310 West 139th St., NYC 10030 212-462-8805 [email protected], Endeavors to provide safe space for all persons -- especially those who have been wounded by oppressive religion. We invite all persons to join us as we share and create an environment where persons are free to live their individual truth. We will reject any misguided messages of self-hatred, intolerance, or prejudice that fail to acknowledge that all individuals are fearfully and wonderfully made in the likeness and image of God. We will intentionally resist the desire to tell individuals what and how to think. We will seek to provide individuals with the tools to think for themselves. West Village Trans-Legal Clinic: Name Change Project 212-353-9118 Free information and assistance to transgender identified people interested in obtaining legal name changes. The Center, 1st Mon sign-up 6-6:30pm .


Westchester Lesbian Connection P.O. Box 626, White Plains, NY 10603 914-517-5455 [email protected] Recreational, social and educational events. Whitman-Walker Clinic 1701 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 202-939-7633 Non-profit community-based health organization serving DC metro area. Established by/for LGBT community to end suffering of those infected/affected by HIV/AIDS. Wingo, Inc 224 W. 35th St. Suite 604-A, NYC 10001 212-244-4880 [email protected] Works with clients to help establish /nurture relationships with donors through fundraising/donor communications supporting work of LGBT,AIDS services, progressive non-profit organizations. Women About, Inc. P.O. Box 146 Chelsea Station, NYC 10011-0146 212-642-5257 [email protected] Creating community for lesbians since 1976. NY's largest, oldest non-profit adventure/social club for women. More than 120 activities per year. Women In Need (WIN) 115 W.31st St., NYC 10001 212-695-4758 [email protected] Women's Center of Brooklyn College 227 New Ingersoll Hall, Brooklyn, NY 11210 718-951-5777 [email protected] Lectures, workshops, panel discussions on women's issues, open to the public. Call for calendar. Youth Enrichment Services (YES) [email protected] Jenny DeBower, LMSW, Director. Activities based empowerment/prevention program for LGBT youth, 13-21. Theatre, art, writing, journalism, leadership training, job seeking, advocacy, referrals, crisis counseling. Youth Pride Chorus 676A 9th Ave., Suite 405, NYC 10036 212-344-1777 [email protected] Program of NYC Gay men's Chorus and the Center*. Open to LGBT and allied youth ages 13-21.

phone fax email web link * The Center 208 West 13th Street New York NY 10011


Zappalorti Society-Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,& Transgender Psychiatric Survivors c/o Bert Coffman 14 E 28th St., NYC 10016-7464 917-286-0616 212-889-4262 [email protected] Peer group of LGBT persons labeled mentally ill/ depressed by mental health system. Committed to mutual support, advocacy, empowerment, and obtaining relevant quality services to meet community needs. Named in honor of Jimmy Zappalorti, disabled Vietnam Era Navy veteran/psychiatric survivor, murdered by gay bashers on Staten Island in 1990. Meets Saturdays, 1-4 pm, at the center.


Young Gay Veterans Group VA NY Harbor Healthcare System 423 E. 23rd St., NYC 10010 212-686-7500 ext.3754 (Anthony J. Selvitella) Weekly support group for young gay veterans (under 50) who wish to share their experiences and offer support to one another.


Please send address changes, additions or comments to: New York City Comptroller John C. Liu Office of Policy and Research One Centre Street, Room 517 New York, NY 10007 212/669-2697 212/815-8532 [email protected] afl Visit the Comptroller's website and click on the homepage icon for the LGBT Directory, or type into your browser box. Edited by Alan Fleishman. Cover design and layout by Archer Hutchinson.

Please Note:

This information contained in this Directory is a compilation of information provided by the organizations listed in the Directory and is intended to be utilized as reference and resource material only. The Office of the Comptroller makes no representation, warranty or endorsement, expressed or implied, as to any information contained in the Directory. Similarly, the listing of any person or organization in any part of this Directory does not imply any form of endorsement by the Office of the Comptroller of the products or services provided by that person or organization. The listing of website addresses provided by the organizations does not constitute an endorsement of any material found at those sites or any linked sites or of any associated organizations, products or services listed at any of those sites.The Office of the Comptroller expresses no view as to the appropriateness or accuracy of information available on those websites or their links. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgment and discretion in visiting any website or link to a website, and in making use of any information contained therein.

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