Our Growing List of Resources

  • Entertainment

    • Books: 

      • Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques; a memoir discussing transgender politics and culture

      • This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel; inspired by the author's transgender child

      • Velvet Rage by Alan Downs; "a gay men’s guide to overcoming internalized shame"

      • Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown; a coming of age autobiographical account of lesbianism

      • See https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/regionalcatalog/240151 for online suggestions! Charis is our favorite Atlanta feminist bookstore!

    • Film

      • When We Rise (ABC): a mini-series following Cleve Jones, Roma Guy, Ken Jones, and Celia Chung in their fight for LGBTQ rights; it follows the Stonewall riots (1969) through the AIDs epidemic (1980s) and beyond.

      • A Normal Heart (2014): film that sheds light on the AIDs epidemic in the LGBTQ community

      • Call Me By Your Name (2017)

      • Out on Film (2018); week-long LGBT-focused film festival in Atlanta from September 27-October 7 

    • Podcasts/Videos

      • TED Talks

        • Finding Authenticity in Discomfort by LB Hannahs: Trans-parenting

        • The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown

      • Podcasts

        • Nancy: frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience

  • Atlanta Establishments

    • ​Way Out Variety & Thrift:  proceeds go toward LGBTQ youth initiatives

    • Write Club Atlanta: hosts LGBTQ friendly open-mic performances

    • Charis Bookstore: "South's oldest independent feminist bookstore"

  • Health

  • LGBTQ Youth:​

    • Pride School Atlanta​: a nonprofit LGBTQ-Affirming K-12 school 

    • Real Youth Atl: affirming space for LGBTQ youth; http://www.realyouthatl.org/

    • Atlanta Coalition for LGBTQ Youth

    • Lost-N-Found: takes in homeless youth of Atlanta and transitions them into housing

      • Crisis Support Number: 678-856-7825​

  • Community

    • The Phillip Rush Center

      • Georgia Equality​

      • Atlanta Pride Committee

      • The Health Initiative

      • Pro-Georgia: non-profit civic engagement table effecting political/social change

      • Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity (SOJOURN)​

    • Social Groups

      • House of Eros​: social group for professionals who identify as lesbian, bisexual/bicurious, gay, transgender/transsexual, queer, Polyamorous, swing, or kink