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Rights in the Workplace
Human Rights Campaign: Information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation. Includes links to information about employee groups, organizations and companies that offer benefits to domestic partners.
Lamda Legal: A national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
National Center for Lesbian Rights: A national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
Job Search & Career-Related Resources
Out For Work: OFW functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBTQ students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities.
ProGayJobs: A leading organization dedicated exclusively to the employment needs of the LGBTQ professional workforce.
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce: A business advocate and direct link between lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) business owners, corporations, and government, representing the interests of more than 1.4 million LGBTQ businesses and entrepreneurs.
Federal Globe: Resources for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender employees of the Federal Government, and for the general public.
National LGBT Bar Association: A national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliates of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBTQ community in all its diversity.
Out Professionals: A gay and lesbian networking organization with a diverse membership of entrepreneurs, self-employed professionals and corporate executives.
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN):This organization strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Look for LGBTQ groups in your geographic area of interest, as they may have resources and contacts to help you locate employers. Here are some additional resources: