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Community

-Office of Diversity & Student Engagement - Offers many different types of Publications from the HRC guides, PFLAG fliers, and many more. Located at 216 DiGiorgio Center.

-Multicultural Resource CenterResources available in the MRC – 247 DiGiorgio Center

-Time Out Youth -2320 North Davidson St. Charlotte, NC 28205 Support group for LGBT youth ages 11-20. Weekly meetings Monday-Friday, times vary. Contact:704/344-8335

- Winthrop University GLoBAL Student organization for LGBTQ students and allies. Meetings are every Wednesday starting at 8pm.
Contact:

global@winthrop.edu

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- RAIN (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network - Provides care teams to serve people living with HIV/AIDS.

Contact:704/372-7246

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Online 

-CyberBullying Winthrop University takes any form of bullying seriously. If you have a concern, please contact the Dean of Students Office to have a confidential discussion.

- COLAGE (Children of Lesbian and Gays Everywhere) - A national and international organization that supports young people with LGBT parents.

- GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) - Has many great resources on the queer community.

- The Human Rights Campaign

- National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education - Provides information on resources and a database of campuses across the country with GSA's and        Safe Zone projects.

 - PFLAG (Parents and friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons) - A national resource for parents and families.

- Creating a Welcoming Campus & Community -  New college guide for LGBTQ students

- Campus Pride – A Charlotte based national organization for LGBTQ college students

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Publications 

- 10 Reasons Why God Loves Gay Christians 
http://time.com/2842044/gay-christians/

- The Best Case for the Bible Not Condemning Homosexuality
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/johnshore/2012/04/the-best-case-for-the-bible-not-condemning-homosexuality/

- Gay and Christian?
http://brianmclaren.net/archives/blog/gay-and-christian.html

- Q-Notes - Bi-weekly newspaper.

- Gays Aren’t in Conflict with Christianity- NY Times

- Changing Our Mind - David Gushee
A great book for those who are coming out to give to their parents and family who may be having trouble accepting them.

- God and the Gay Christian - Matthew Vines
This book is more of a theological point of view but has some poignantly persuasive and empowering parts as well.

- Torn - Justin Lee
Addresses the visceral, emotional experience of coming out in a Christian community.

- Does Jesus Really Love Me? - Jeff Chu
Some may be initially turned off by the title, but it answers to the experience of being rejected by some religious communities and keeping your faith in God.

- Brokenhearted Bahá’is: LGBTs Rejected by Their Faith

Buddhism and LGBT

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Religion and Spirituality

-  Gay Christian Network - https://www.gaychristian.net/

- LGBTI Support for Muslims - http://www.imaan.org.uk/

·          Advent Lutheran

Contact:
8840 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28213
704/549-1555

·         The Episcopal Church of our Saviour

Contact:
144 Caldwell St.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
803/327-1131

·         First United Methodist

Contact:
501 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
704/333-9081

·         Holy Covenant United Church

Contact:
3501 West W T Harris Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28269
704/599-9810

·         Holy Trinity Lutheran

Contact:
1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
704/377-5439

·         Metropolitan Community Church of Charlotte

Contact:
7121 Orr Road
Charlotte, NC 28213
704/334/7232

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 ·         Myers Park Baptist

Contact:
1900 Queens Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28207
704/334-7232

·         New Life Metropolitan

Contact:
1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
704/334-0350

·         Seigle Avenue Presbyterian

Contact:
832 Seigle Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704/338-1914

·         St. Anne's Catholic

Contact:
1694 Bird St.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
803/329-2662

·         St. Luke's Lutheran

Contact:
3200 Park Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28220
704/523-7981

·         St. Peter's Catholic

Contact:
507 South Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

·         Unitarian Universalist

Contact:
234 N Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211
704/366-8623

·         Temple Beth EL

Contact:
5101 Providence Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28270
704/366-1948

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Other

Asexual

 ·         AVEN

Bisexuality

·         American Institute of Bisexuality

·         BiNet USA

·         Bisexual Resource Center

National Organizations

·         CenterLink

·         Deafqueer

·         GLAAD

·         Lesbian

·         National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

Political

·         Immigration Equality

·         National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Foundation

Transgender

·         Transgender Law and Policy Institute

·         Gender Diversity

·         Gender Spectrum  

·         Gender Justice League 

·         Bathroom Policy FAQ

Youth and Education
-The Trevor Project

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HIV/AIDS Support    

Catawba Care Coalition - Resources for people living with HIV or AIDS, also offers free HIV testing.
Contact:
500 Lakeshore Parkway
Rock Hill, SC 29730
803/909-6363

 

 

 

 

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