Keshet works to include all types of individuals into the Jewish community by creating a nurturing community for those who may be considered “different,” whether due to their disabilities, sexual orientation, or other aspects. This organization’s website can be a great tool to learn about these (and others) through a Jewish perspective in both values and traditions.
The World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Jews works to fight for the rights of GLBTQ Jews by working toward fostering a community and inspiring a dialogue between GLBTQ Jews all around the world.
The Anti-Defamation League works to help protect Jews’ rights by fighting anti-Semitism and by fighting for the civil rights of all Jews.
Shivhayom שִׁוְהָיֹם – Equality through Awareness is a campaign designed to foster equality for people of all genders. Shivhayom was one of the lucky winners of the SharkTankMuseum2016 program at the Dana Gershon and Rabbi Jonah Pesner Northeast Leadership Summit, which is part of the Northeast Teen Collective.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is an organization that works to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing the resources to prevent crises and by offering a wide range of services to help those in need, including a question-and-answer portion of the website (http://www.thetrevorproject.org/dear-trevor/youth).
Think Before You Speak
As a program run through the GLSEN, this project works to emphasize the aspect of language’s impact in GLBTQ acceptance. The site also features resources for parents and for educators on the issue.
Day of Silence
The Day of Silence brings attention to LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. It began in 1996, and has grown to be the largest action with a student initiative towards making schools a safer place for students with any sexual orientation, or gender identity. This site includes more information and exactly how you can get involved.
This resource gives an overview of the gay rights issue as well statistics, charts and graphs on public viewpoint, bills and proposals and people's concerns. Also, it includes facts about everything involving gay rights from employment discrimination to domestic partner benefits.
Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign works for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights. HRC is a grassroots organization and their goal is an United States where the LGBT community are guaranteed basic rights
ACLU: LGBT Rights
“The LGBT Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion through the courts, legislatures and public education across five issue areas: Relationships, Youth & Schools, Parenting, Gender Identity and Expression and Discrimination in Employment, Housing and other area.”