Political & Legal Groups
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): 128 Dorrance Street, Suite 220, Providence. 831-7171. riaclu.org.
Amnesty International OUTfront: Program to campaign globally for LGBTQ human rights. (212)807-8400. www.amnestyusa.org
Brown University Queer Alliance: Student advocacy and support organization. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD): LGBT/HIV legal info hotline. Weekdays 1:30-4:30pm. 30 Winter Street, Suite 800, Boston, MA. (617) 436-1350 or (800) 455-GLAD. www.GLAD.org.
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund: 120 Wall Street, Suite 1500, NY. (212) 809-8585. www.lambdalegal.org.
Lawyers for Equality and Diversity (LEAD): Advocates for LGBT causes. email@example.com.
The Next Thing (TNT): Political and support group for queer people of color located at Brown University. 863-3062. firstname.lastname@example.org.
RI Commission on Prejudice and Bias: Hate crime awareness training program. www.hatecrimeri.org.
RI Human Rights Commission: Anti-discrimination law enforcement agency with jurisdiction in employment, housing, public accommodations, and credit. 180 Westminster Street, 3rd floor, Providence. 222-2662 TTY: 222-2664, richr.ri.gov.
Scouts for Equality: An organization composed largely of Boy Scouts of America alumni dedicated to ending the BSA’s ban on gay members and leaders. Contact Carol Crowther. email@example.com. Facebook.com/riscoutsforequality.