The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

GLAAD is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

GLSEN, or the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established nationally in 1995, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

The Hetrick-Martin Institute

The Hetrick-Martin Institute, Home of The Harvey Milk High School, believes all young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential. Hetrick-Martin creates this environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth between the ages of 12 and 21 and their families.

Empire State Pride Agenda

The Empire State Pride Agenda is New York's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and advocacy organization. Through education, organizing and advocacy programs, the group works to achieve equality for LGBT New Yorkers and the broader goals of social, racial and economic justice.

'When I Knew'

by Robert Trachtenberg; Tom Bachtell, 2005. ISBN: 9780060571467.

'Becoming a Man'

Hotline: 1-800-448-3000 / TTY: 1-800-448-1833
by Paul Monette 1992. ISBN: 9780151115198.

'The Original Coming out stories'

by Julia Penelope, Susan J Wolfe, 1989. ISBN: 9780895943392.

'Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son: A Memoir of Becoming a Man'

by Kevin Jennings, 2006. ISBN: 9780807071465