HRC Buyers Guide 2016
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has published the 2016 Buyers Guide which lists businesses and brands that receive their highest (and lowest) equality scores to help you decide where to spend your hard-earned dollars this holiday season!
Our Recommended Reading List - Be sure to check out our reading list if additional information. The list includes topics on coming out, bisexuality, religion and history, teens, adult children of gays and lesbians, and topics for transgender persons and their families, etc. Let us know if you have suggestions for other titles that are not included here, and we'll consider adding them to our list of resources!
Publications from PFLAG National - Many of these are available in physical copies at our meeting but they are also available for free in PDF format from PFLAG National.
RI Youth Suicide Prevention Guide
Home for the Holidays - A list of some tips for both LGBTQ+ people and their family/friends on how to survive holiday gatherings.
Medical and Mental Health Provider Lists
Youth Pride Inc. List of Mental Health Providers - Youth Pride Inc. often get requests for referrals for mental health and medical providers who are LGBTQQ and youth competent. This link provides their most updated referral list. The providers on these lists have either reached out to offer their services to the LGBTQ community or have been recommended to YPI by consumers. This resource is not an endorsement of any of their services and you are encouraged to research any potential provider and be an active consumer in your health care. If you find information in this list that is of concern or out of date please contact YPI at email@example.com
RI Trans* Health Referral Guide - This guide was made in response to a need for coordinated and culturally competent health care for the transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender variant (trans*) community in Rhode Island. The goal of this guide is to provide both medical and behavioral health providers and consumers with information about health care providers in the area who work with the RI trans* community.
A provider’s listing in this guide is not an endorsement of their services.
It is hoped that this guide will be a living document that can change and improve over time. If you have any feedback for this guide, please contact the RI Trans* Health Initiative at firstname.lastname@example.org
This guide was made possible with support from the Rhode Island Foundation. This guide was greatly supported by the TGI Network, Northern RI AHEC, The Office of Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, the Rhode Island Public Health Institute, and many individuals.
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The following link: LGBTQ terms provides a list of and their definitions. Warning: some of the terms listed are considered offensive and/or derogatory and are listed to inform the reader of what is considered appropriate and inappropriate/offensive usage of terms.
Other Related Resources
Bi Men Network
Worldwide free social network and support organization for bisexual/bi-curious men and friends.
Damascus Ministries LGBTQQ Support Services
East Coast Bi Resource Network
Rhode Island LGBT Center
235 Promenade Street, Suite 500, Box 18
Providence, RI 02908
TGI Network of Rhode Island
PO Box 40365
Providence, RI 02940
(401) 441-5058 (voicemail)
Youth Pride, Inc.
743 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
LGBT Caregiver Support Group
Child & Family Elder Care
Calvary United Methodist Church
200 Turner Road, Middletown, RI 02842
1st & 3rd Tuesdays each month from 10:00--11:00 a.m.