Available hours a day throughout the United States and its territories, including Puerto Rico, the U. Virgin Islands, and Guam. Click on the link to conduct online chat with representative. Provides advocacy, support, and education to those who have been affected by domestic violence in the cities of Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA.
It provides a comprehensive list of all kinds of national domestic violence resources divided by location, audience, and type i. It also has more resources applicable to Virginia. Child Abuse Child Abuse Hotline: Dedicated to the prevention of child abuse.
Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada. Provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. Parenting workshops on sex education. Providing caregivers the tools to create sex positive children and families.
Phone Co-Pay Relief: Those interested in learning more should call Seeks to foster a better understanding and appreciation of the leather lifestyle both among the members of the organization and within the community through social, charitable, educational endeavors and activities.
Prime Timers are older gay or bisexual men and younger adult men who admire mature men. Established in for the people of the Hampton Roads and Richmond areas to play softball in a safe, friendly environment CampOut: Members only, private campground for women. All referrals are confidential. Promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: Offers the most comprehensive array of alternative dispute resolution services and training available in Hampton Roads.
Provide high-quality, low-cost reproductive health and family planning services to the women, men and teens of Hampton Roads Welcoming to all age ranges of individuals, couples and families.
Statewide, non-partisan advocacy, outreach and education organization seeking equality for LGBT Virginians. Advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues Front Desk: Mission is to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and policy work.
Dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment Servicemembers Legal Defense Network: Supports, defends and empowers LGBT service members, veterans and their families.
Dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. Norfolk; No website available Christ and St. Norfolk; An Episcopal Church of the Anglican tradition Church of England which draws its life from the interplay of scripture, tradition and reason Christian Church Uniting.
The United Church of Christ: Virginia Beach; An open and affirming congregation, welcoming into the full life and ministry of the church persons of every race, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and economic status. Virginia Beach; An open and affirming church, embracing diversity and affirming the dignity and worth of every person created in the image of God.
We welcome into full membership and participation in the Body of Christ persons of every race, language, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental ability, socio-economic status, marital status, and faith background. Believing that the love and grace of God embraces everyone, we, the members of Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church, welcome into our fellowship all people, regardless of age; gender; ethnic, cultural, or racial identity; sexual orientation; economic, occupational or educational status; faith background; mental or physical abilities.
We welcome those in the military who are permanent or transient in our community. That means that no matter who you are or what your circumstances, we love you and want to be there for you.
Norfolk; A parish of worship, spiritual growth, acceptance and healing centered in the Eucharist. As a place of hope for all people, we celebrate with joy through grace our oneness in Christ.
Virginia Beach; To proclaim and spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through celebration of our faith and sharing our time, talent and treasures in service of the Kingdom of God or The Unitarian Church Of Norfolk: Newport News; and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, justice, equity and compassion in human relations, acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations Warwick United Church Of Christ: We are a multiracial church with a wide variety of education and occupation choices.
We are an Open and Affirming congregation — lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender folks are included with everyone else in our life, leadership, and ministry. In our nurturing environment, each of us seeks personal growth and mutual understanding through worship, study and community activities.
MySistahs — Project of Advocates for Youth. MySistahs is a Web site created by and for young women of color to provide information and offer support on sexual and reproductive health issues through education and advocacy.
YouthResource takes a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern to GLBTQ youth, by providing information and offer support on sexual and reproductive health Issues through education and advocacy. We seek to meet the needs of persons experiencing frustration or alienation from family, friends, and the Church because of their sexual orientation.
When the journey of self-discovery, particularly the process of reconciling our gay selves within the context of our Mormon spiritual and cultural heritage, seems almost more than we can handle, Affirmation offers the opportunity of understanding and support by friends who travel the same path. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes in creating a more vibrant and diverse community. They also have information on bullying and setting up safe spaces.
Guidelines on treatment options for children born with Disorders of Sexual Development and help for parents in the early decision making process. In addition to general litigation on LGBT issues they provide a legal help desk to assist with specific problems and cases. We do this by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and building the organizational capacity of our movement.
As part of a broader social justice movement, we work to create a nation that respects the diversity of human expression and identity and creates opportunity for all. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
SIECUS invites other organizations and individuals to join in affirming these statements and in working for their implementation. It is not just for teachers in primary schools with transgendered children in their class, it is for all primary school teachers.
However there is also material here which may be useful to secondary teachers and parents. All transgendered children have problems, but those problems are not caused by beng transgendered, that is never a problem in itself.