Links

Below are some links of interest that are relevant to our mission. We will be adding to this list, and encourage visitors to submit suggestions for scholarships and programs that can be added to this list.

Links of Interest

LGBTQ sources for senior citizen: https://choicemutual.com/resources-for-lgbtq-senior-citizens/

Another health resource: https://www.drugwatch.com/health/lgbtq/

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions. Here at OnlineTherapy.com, we want to do our part to support the LGBTQ+ community. As a platform that shares mental health resources to help people who are struggling, we’ve made it our mission to ensure people know what helpful and even life-saving resources and tools are available to them. Our new guide covers some of the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ individuals, how therapy can help, tips for finding the right provider, and additional helpful resources. 

https://www.onlinetherapy.com/resources-for-LGBTQ/

 

With such a strong impact on today’s youth, the entertainment industry is calling for minority superheroes to shatter antiquated stereotypes in order to have more well-rounded, diverse characters in media. Diversity has long been an issue in youth and adult entertainment, including the comic book industry. While comic books have been a reflection of the changing political climate over time, gender and racial stereotypes have existed from the 1940s and persisted through decades. https://www.qualitycomix.com/learn/superhero-diversity-in-comic-books

SoCal Sunrise and we realize that substance abuse in the LGBTQ is a serious issue and results from a lack of appropriate resources, support, and treatment. We’ve created a resource page to help raise awareness and provide support to this community, which you can see here: https://socalsunrise.com/substance-abuse-in-the-lgbtq-community/ 

For many LGBTQ+ students, discrimination and harassment are daily realities. We believe the classroom should be a place of inclusion. To help create a more welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ teens and college students our team at AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org created a resource where students can find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate both high school and college environments
https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/lgbtq-student-support/

Finimact has developed a list of ways/tips to support and help LGBTQ-owned small businesses:

Find it here: Support LGBTQ owned small businesses. 

Ultimate Guide to Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

 https://couponfollow.com/research/resources-guide-for-lgbtq-students 

This guide, from an unusual source, comes recommended by a student user of the BCHRTF webiste.

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Language: What It Is and Why It Matters in Healthcare

This guide provides a comprehensive view of the importance of using inclusive language in the workplace, especially in healthcare. This new guide brings awareness to healthcare professionals, and provides actionable tips and advice on appropriate phrases to use, workplace law, and how to create an inclusive environment.

Drug Treatment DIrectory

Drug Rehab USA created a free LGBTQ rehab directory that uses location technology to display addiction treatment near you.

Scholarship List

A list of scholarships for LGBTQ students from different countries. 

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Language: What It Is and Why It Matters in Healthcare

This guide provides a comprehensive view of the importance of using inclusive language in the workplace, especially in healthcare. This new guide brings awareness to healthcare professionals, and provides actionable tips and advice on appropriate phrases to use, workplace law, and how to create an inclusive environment.

Share Your Story 

Portland State University is looking for participants in a study. 

 Nursing Home Abuse Center has created a support resource as a source of hope and empowerment to those in the LGBT community affected by abuse and discrimination in any way.

Transgender College Student Resource Guide - A guide with resources for transgender students, it is up to date and contains only verified and useful information.

LGBTQ+ and representation in popular media from SeatUp - This resource examines the process of media representation before detailing the history of LGBTQ+ representation in popular media. It also includes a guide about the use of inclusive language before concluding with a list of LGBTQ+ Media Resources and inclusive TV shows and films.

Human Rights Education Institute - The Human Rights Education Institute traces back to 1981, when the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations was founded by a diverse group of citizens as a response against the harassment and criminal activities of the Aryan Nations.

Idaho Commission on Human Rights - Administers state and federal anti-discrimination laws in Idaho in a manner that is fair, accurate, and timely. 

Pride Foundation - Grants, Scholarships and Leadership for the Northwest LGBTQ Community. Inland Northwest Page 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Idaho - A non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights. 

Amnesty International - Nobel Peace Prize-winning, international human-rights organization. 

College Guide for LGBTQ Students- From Maryville University

Human Rights Campaign - Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights. 

Human Rights Watch - Protecting human rights around the world. 

Idaho Human Rights Education Center - Human Rights Education and news from Idaho. Wassmuth Center for Human Rights, Home of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial. 

The Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies -Gonzaga University's institute features the new "Journal of Hate Studies." Many articles on-line. 

Native American Rights Fund - Defending and promoting legal rights of Native Americans. 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Information and networking in support of lesbians and gays. 

Southern Poverty Law Center - Combating hate and intolerance through education and litigation. 

Sandpoint Online - Information and news about Sandpoint and North Idaho 

Tolerance.org - A place to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools

Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations -Pledged to work for the elimination of prejudice and discrimination.

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