Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Mood-Altering Drugs
- chapter 3 of Our Bodies, Ourselves
American Legacy Foundation
New Tool To Combat Tobacco Use Problems in Gay
American Legacy Foundation® Funds Program to Educate and Provide Resources.
They work to
a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit, to arm all
young people with the knowledge and tools to reject tobacco, and to
eliminate disparities in access to tobacco prevention and cessation
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender)
Related Topics - from The American Legacy Foundation. Tobacco is
a major issue in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)
community. Partly due to the tobacco industry's relentless campaign to
target gay men and women through bar promotions, sponsorships, and
advertisements in the queer press, LGBT adults and youth have roughly
40%-70% higher smoking rates than the general population; and bartenders
and cocktail servers in LGBT oriented nightclubs are disproportionately
exposed to secondhand smoke.
accurate information about drugs - designed for youth. There are surveys,
information about drugs, games, trivia, stories, ask questions of the Brain
Meter. Flash website in English and Spanish. If you don't live in one of the
areas they list click on any of them to get to the information.
Ethical Funding - The Ethics of Tobacco, Alcohol, &
Pharmaceutical Funding - A Practical Guide for LGBT Organizations
format) - written by Laurie Drabble, MSW, MPH This version edited by Len Casey, Bob
Gordon, Fred Guss, Steven Rickards and Gloria Soliz of CLASH © 1999
Coalition of Lavender Americans on Smoking and Health & Progressive Research
and Training for Action - Revised 2001.
GLBT youth tobacco use
Public Health - Seattle & King County. "For GLBT youth, fitting in can be a
precious thing. Lots of GLBT youth feel isolated and lonely, at least until
they find a group of GLBT-supportive peers. When they do, if smoking is the
ticket to belonging, it may feel like a small price to pay. The problem is
that the price is high--you just pay it years down the road."
Lesbians and Gay Men: Chemical Dependency Treatment Issues
Dava L. Weinstein (Editor). Hardcover: 175 pages. Publisher: Harrington Park
Press / Haworth Press (December 1992). ISBN-10: 1560243937; ISBN-13:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, &
- Individuals in the LGBT population are more
likely to smoke than the general population, and may face added health
complications and barriers to treatment. From
The Maryland Quitting
Tobacco (MDQuit) Resource Center.
National LGBT Tobacco
- working to support the many local tobacco control advocates in helping to
eliminate tobacco health disparities for all LGBTs.
no-smoke.org / Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
- "Tobacco is a major issue in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender) community. Partly due to the tobacco industry's relentless
campaign to target gay men and women through bar promotions, sponsorships,
and advertisements in the queer press, LGBT adults and youth have roughly
40%-70% higher smoking rates than the general population; and bartenders and
cocktail servers in LGBT oriented nightclubs are disproportionately exposed
to secondhand smoke."
Please promote Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities (SDFSC)
format) - a document from
The Washington Association for Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention.
Information on by allocating $2m in the biennial operating
budget to help offset the $3m federal cut to these services.
SoberRecovery's GLBT Programs -
treatment information & support.
Smoking and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities
format) - from American Legacy
Smoking Cessation Interventions in San Francisco’s
Queer* Communities (pdf
format) - What is the most effective way for lesbian, gay,
bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) smokers to quit? By participating in a
tailored stop-smoking class where they can speak freely about their issues
in quitting? If so, how well does an LGBT approach serve the needs of
diverse subgroups of this population? These and other questions inspired
Queer* Tobacco Intervention Project (QueerTIP). *Queer
is a term reclaimed by the LGBT community and is intended to include all
Talk Back to Big Tobacco! Script & Storyboard
Contest - the contest deadline was December
2006 but there is still a lot of good information here.
Quitting Smoking? - from The
SafeGuards Project & LGBT Health Resource Center.
Tobacco & the GLBT Community
format) - from The American Cancer Society; distributed on The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,
and Transgender (GLBT) Health Access Project website - a community-based
effort first funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
format) - a publication of the Indigenous Peoples'