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Some National and Regional Directories and Information sites

Search for your communities in some of these larger listings.

Gayellowpages.com
A national gay and lesbian yellow pages listing since 1973. Publishes a guide. Is also on the net.

Also find:
Gay Vancouver Net

Gay business guide to Seattle Area

Online Therapy Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community
Description followed by list of resources.

Online therapy has many benefits for members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you live in a rural area or just can’t find a therapist who understands the challenges facing LGBTQ+ individuals, online therapy makes it easier to access mental health care. Online therapy also allows you to engage in therapy on your terms. Maybe you don’t want to drive to an office and talk with a therapist face-to-face; with online therapy, you don’t have to. You can engage in therapy sessions via video or text, ensuring you’re as comfortable as possible.

The Ultimate Guide to LGBTQ Dating Safety
Resources and links to articles about dating safety. Dangers of Dating as an LGBTQ Person, Statistics, LGBTQ Dating Apps, How to Use Dating Apps Safely.

Scholarships & Financial Aid for LGBTQ Students
Attending college can be difficult, but lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students may have an even harder time than others. The following guide was created to help LGBTQ students understand how many campuses are helping to make the college experience more welcoming and supportive. Part of a larger affordable colleges guide. Key Resources and Expert Tips to Make Grad School Affordable. GoGrad.org, P.O. Box 77062, San Francisco, CA 94107

Comprehensive consumer guides to real estate "LGBT mortgages" and also discrimination
The guide will help to explain the different approaches that same-sex couples can take in getting a mortgage, establishing ownership of a home and other legal issues.

GLBT Housing Guide
Here’s the guide: LGBTQ Housing Discrimination by Jaleesa Bustamante - I thought it was a unique and well-written piece and thought you’d like to share it among your resources, especially since college students are constantly moving around and signing new leases - this is just some helpful info to have available. It covers our rights, steps to take, and even discusses homelessness in LGBTQ youth.

Guide to Paying for Transitional Procedures
Financing your transition is one of many challenges facing the community, and having a plan in place is essential. This guide covers ballpark pricing for hormone therapy and reassignment surgery as well as discussing funding through insurance and other means.

National Addiction Recovery Information

The Recovery Village
Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance abuse into recovery.

Addiction Campuses LGBT Programs
We created this LGBTQ+ guide because we would receive calls about community members that were discriminated upon at treatment centers because of who they love.

The guide is meant to be informational and provides great tips about which questions to ask centers to ensure they are LGBTQ+ friendly, it talks about the different types of programs that are out there and more. Our hope is that wherever they are, they can make educated choices if they are looking to get help, even from local places.

GBTQ+ and Addiction
A national resource guide. Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.

LGBTQ & Addiction
By Granite Recovery Centers.

Guide for substance abuse and canabis usage supporting and affirming the LGBTQ community and youth
"StayHonest.org promotes educational and informative guides, rooted in research and data. While cannabis public acceptance and usage is at an all-time peak, many consumers are not informed of the holistic value, both benefits and risks, of cannabis. We are here to help and provide data-driven and research-support information, so you can make an informed decision."

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