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365Gay.com - daily online news source with gay news and current affairs from around the world. Based in Toronto, Canada. http://365Gay.com

bloomingOUT / WFHB Bloomington Community Radio: a community radio weekly lgbtiq radio/podcast radio show hosted by Helen Harrell & Sean Lemieux, Carol Fischer, producer. bloomingOUT can be heard every Thursday from 6:00-7:00pm EST on 91.3FM - 98.1FM - 100.7FM - 106.3FM or on the web. Address: 108 W. 4th St., Bloomington, IN 47402; Cell: 812-325-7870; Email: bloomingout@wfhb.org; To download the latest show or podcast - website: http://wfhb.org/bloomingout/

The Commercial Closet - dedicated to charting the evolving worldwide portrayals of the LGBT community in one of the most powerful cultural media of our time – mainstream advertising. The project proactively reaches out to ad agencies, corporations and the world-at-large to create change through reflection on its collection. http://www.commercialcloset.org/       

Note - GLSEN' s The Commercial Closet Student Viewing Guide  - pdf file linked from http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/958.html introduces educators and students to basic media literacy concepts and ads from The Commercial Closet's online collection, and helps them to use those tools in analyzing advertising that depicts LGBT people and issues. There are over 100 ads representing gay youth on the Commercial Closet's site here: http://www.commercialcloset.org/cgi-bin/iowa/themes.html?theme=4

GLAAD (The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) - dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. http://www.glaad.org/

How Youth Media Can Help Combat Homophobia Among American Teenagers: A study by Rodger Streitmatter and Van M. Cagle; from GLAAD (the Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). http://www.glaad.org/documents/csms/YouthReport.pdf (pdf format) which Includes:

Media Coverage of Transgendered and Transsexual People -  Recommendations from GEA for the proper coverage of transgender/transsexual news stories.  http://www.gender.org/resources/dge/gea01007.pdf (pdf format)

The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association ( NLGJA) - an organization of journalists, online media professionals, and students that works from within the journalism industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. NLGJA opposes workplace bias against all minorities and provides professional development for its members.  http://www.nlgja.org/

Talking About - GLAAD's awesome series (for the media and the rest of us) including Talking About Suicide and LGBT Populations Learn how not to inadvertently encourage copy-cat suicide attempts and how to explain the problem of hate crimes. All these short, downloadable pamphlets are VERY useful for LGBTQ folks and allies who are about to give an interview to the press. See them all here: http://www.glaad.org/talkingabout

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