Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & 2-Spirit

Education, Research Institutes, and Research & Publications Resources

for the East Bay (Contra Costa & Alameda Counties) and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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EAST BAY EDUCATION RESOURCES

  • Berkeley Public Library
    510.981.6100;
    www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org
  • Gender Equity Resource Center, U.C. Berkeley
    510.642.4786;
    http://geneq.berkeley.edu
    Provides events, programs, services and resource information (particularly for college students) that increase knowledge, awareness and understanding of gender, sexual orientation, sex and gender identity, relationship violence, sexual violence, and bias-related incidents. Most events are free and open to the public.
  • Piedmont Avenue Branch Library, Oakland Public Library
    510.597.5011;
    www.oaklandlibrary.org
    Has the largest collection of LGBT materials in the East Bay 

SF BAY AREA EDUCATION RESOURCES

  • California Safe Schools Coalition
    160 - 14th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    415-626-1680
    www.casafeschools.org
    Statewide coalition to promote safer schools and to implement the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act. Provides advocacy, training and research.
  • City College of San Francisco Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Studies Department
    415.239.3876;
    www.ccsf.edu/Departments
    The first academic department in the United States dedicated to LGBT/queer studies. Provides diverse accredited courses in life skills, art, history, psychology, relationships, community and theater.
  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society of Northern California
    415.777.5455;
    www.glbthistory.org
    Collects, preserves, exhibits and otherwise makes available to the public historical, cultural and artistic materials related to the identities and practices of the LGBT community and other sexual minorities.
  • GSA Network – Gay, Straight Alliance (GSA) Network
    1550 Bryant Street, Suite 800
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    415-552-4229
    www.gsanetwork.org
    Youth-led organization to provide networking and support for GSAs.
    Youth conferences, advocacy and training.
  • The James C. Hormel Gay and Lesbian Center, Main Branch, San Francisco Public Library
    415.557.4499;
    www.sfpl.org
    Devoted specifically to the documentation of LGBT culture.
  • Open Enterprises/Good Vibrations
    415.974.8990, 800.289.8423;
    www.goodvibes.com
    A cooperative providing access to accurate sex information and to sex toys, books and videos to promote healthy attitudes about sex.
  • San Francisco State University Queer Alliance
    The Cesar Chavez Student Center, Mezzanine Level
    415-338-1952
    www.queeralliancesfsu.org
  • San Francisco State University, Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Studies Program
    415.405.3570
    Strives to analyze meanings associated with homosexuality in various contexts.  Examines mixed-gender and cross gender roles and practices.
  • Youth Trans & Intersex Education Services (Youth TIES)  
    http://www.youthgenderproject.org/                                                                                             
    Youth Trans & Intersex Education Services (Youth TIES) is a youth-led organization advocating  or, addressing the challenges of, and educating the trans, gender-variant, intersex and Questioning (TGIQ) youth in the San Francisco Bay Area. (San Francisco, CA)

 NATIONAL EDUCATION RESOURCES

  • GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
    121 West 27th Street, Suite 804
    New York, NY 10001
    212-727-0135
    www.glsen.org
    National organization for advocacy and information to promote safer schools. National conference, online resources and bookstore.
  • Safe Schools Coalition
    2124 Fourth Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98121
    (206) 632-0662 x49
    www.safeschoolscoalition.org
    Coalition to provide school advocacy, training, resources and research to promote safer schools.
  • Gender Spectrum Education and Training
    Provides comprehensive training for schools and organizations working with children and teens. Training includes complete education on gender identity and gender expression for teachers, administrators, parents, and students. Guidance to help organizations develop inclusive policy. 
    www.genderspectrum.org
  • National Conference for Families with Gender Variant and Transgender Children and Teens
    www.genderodysseyfamily.com

 RESEARCH INSTITUTES

  • César E. Chávez Institute San Francisco State University
    3004 - 16th St. #301
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    415-522-5879
    email: cci@sfsu.edu
    website: www.cci.sfsu.edu
    The César E. Chávez Institute is a research and training institute affiliated with the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University (SFSU). The CCI studies the impact of social oppression on the health, education, and well being of disenfranchised communities in the U.S., and uses participatory research methods to promote empowerment, community development and positive social change. The CCI provides internships and training for students and promotes faculty research development.
  • National Sexuality Resource Center
    2017 Mission Street, Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    415-437-5121
    email: nsrcinfo@sfsu.edu
    www.
    nsrc.sfsu.edu
    The National Sexuality Resource Center is a sexuality information center affiliated with the Human Sexuality Studies Program at San Francisco State University (SFSU). The Center collects and disseminates the latest information and research on sexual health, education, and rights to advocates, academics, researchers, policy makers, and diverse communities throughout the U.S. and collaborates with other sexuality resource centers in Nigeria, India and Brazil.

 RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS
Several web sites provide valuable information and resources such as educational brochures, tool kits, and training materials about working with LGBTQQI people and their families.