...a message of hope if you're being bullied: It Gets Better Canada À l'intention des Canadiens-Français victimes de bullying: Gai-Écoute http://www.gai-ecoute.qc.ca/ A Discussion Thread: Bullied for being gay? http://emptyclosets.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40571 -------- Faith Reconciling Ministries Network "Creating space at the table for all God's children." http://www.rmnetwork.org/ Courtesy of a tip from TB'er iamlowsound, here's a link to 3 churches in Toronto, Ontario, Canada which reach out to LGBT youth (please click on the name of each church for a Google map of its location): http://www.churchinthecity.ca/# -------- Misc. The LIKE ME Organization "To provide support, resources and education to LGBT individuals, and their families and friends." http://likeme.org/ Search The Gay Web LGBT Web Directory http://www.searchthegayweb.com/ The Giant Thread of Support / Advice / Comfort / Equality and other Videos http://emptyclosets.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22056 A collection of links to various LGBT organizations in western Canada outwords glbt resource directory http://www.outwords.ca/content/outwords-glbt-resource-directory Portal:LGBT http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:LGBT -------- CenterLink Community Center Resources Includes: - A Searchable Directory of LGBT Community Centers for United States, Canada, China, Guam (U.S.), Israel, Japan, Mexico, and Peru. - An LGBT Community Center and gay-, lesbian-, bisexual-, and transgender-friendly Jobs (in the U.S.) "GlobalGayz is a gay-owned travel and culture website focused on les-bi-gay-trans life in countries around the world. It is based on actual visits to far and near countries. Here are Stories, Links, News & Reports and Photo Galleries for more than 190 countries." http://www.globalgayz.com/ -------- A relevant TalkBass thread from 2009 I finally came out of the closet http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=542477 As well... Gay Musicians http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=626171 How or where did you make your first gay friend ? http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=731373 -------- A more secure Internet access for those who live in regions which are hostile to LGBT people PLEASE NOTE: Do some research and learn how to use this software properly before relying upon it to preserve your on-line anonymity. Tor (anonymity network) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network) http://www.torproject.org/ How To Install TOR In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat [Repository] http://www.webupd8.org/2010/09/how-to-install-tor-in-ubuntu-1010.html Torbutton (for Firefox) https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2275/ -------- Illegitimis non carborundum kids!