Helpful Links

Other Cathedral of Hope Congregations

Cathedral of Hope - Houston
Cathedral of Hope - Oklahoma City

Other Affirming Churches

Affirming Gay Christians
Gay, Lesbian and Affirming Disciples Alliance, Inc. - The congregations and ministries listed here have publicly declared themselves Open & Affirming, that they are committed to including all persons, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons, into their whole life and leadership.

Coming Out

Inclusive Orthodoxy - Gay Christian Ministry
COLAGE: A national movement of children, youth and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and/or queer parents Lesbian Life - Coming Out to your Children
USA Today: Teens Coming Out to Peers & Family
CRISIS HOTLINE Suicide, Stress and Depression
Family Acceptance
GayHusbands - For wives of gay husbands
God Made Me Gay
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Texas Department of Health HIV/STD

Gay Adoption / Foster Parenting

The Mentor Network
Human Rights Campaign
Proud Parenting
Gay Parenting
Transition Resource Action Center
Homebound Child-Placing Agency
Pathways Youth & Family Services, INC
LoneStar Solutions
Jonathan’s Place

Gay Youth Sites

The GYC (the gay youth corner): For sexually questioning youth. Offers visitors a cool, alternative environment to interact with. We have a frequently updated advice and article sections. Interaction comes in the form of the community profiles & personals, chat rooms and message forums.
Alex Sanchez - Here's where you'll find info about: gay teen books, gay teens coming out in high school, gay youth resources, books about gay teens, books for gay teens, gay young adult books, gay young adult novels, gay coming of age books and gay teen novels.
CRISIS HOTLINE Suicide, Stress and Depression
Out Proud! - Out and proud, youth web site
Colage - representing Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere
Oasis - a Queer Youth web magazine
Youth First Texas - Youth First Texas is the only non-profit organization in Dallas exclusively comitted to providing social services, educational opportunities, and recreational activities for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning youth through age 22.
Amethyst Scholarship Foundation - The Amethyst Scholarship Foundation was established June 22, 2000 by Emperor VIII Nathan Javine. The establishment of the foundation was to enable, through the Imperial Court of the Alamo Empire, an opportunity to recognize the importance the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trangendered (GLBT) youth of our state hold within their educational futures.
The TREVOR Project - The Trevor Project is a nonprofit endeavor created by the makers of TREVOR to promote tolerance for gay and questioning youth, and to aid in suicide prevention among that group.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Texas Department of Health HIV/STD

Gay / Lesbian Campus Organizations

Loyola Marymount University - AGLA @ LMU - Association for Gay and Lesbian Awareness at Loyola Marymount University - AGLA exists to: Support human rights and dignity for all, Promote awareness of the gay and lesbian community on campus and beyond, Contribute to the creation of a more inclusive and enriching LMU campus, Interact with students, faculty, and friends.
The Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation or gender identity.

The BIBLE is Gay Friendly

Teaching the Bible as Literature in a Gay-Friendly Context - Michael J. Mazza - University of Pittsburgh -What does the Bible say about homosexuality? Visit today for your free copy of the in-depth Bible study: "The Bible, Christianity, and Homosexuality"

General Health

Justice Issues

Hope for Peace & Justice - Our mission is to mobilize all progressive people of faith and to equip them to give their lives to peacemaking and working for justice.
OPERATION: REBIRTH is the first Web site dedicated to ending the religious and spiritual abuse against black gays and lesbians inflicted by Black churches. The Web site provides resources that assist black gays and lesbians on reclaiming their religion and spirituality.
The Wilkinson Center - Located in historic Old East Dallas, The Wilkinson Center sits at a human crossroads offering hope to one of the most diverse areas of North Texas.
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network - focusing on safe education for all students.

Mental Health

Depression and Bipolar - LGBT Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Care


General Self Help


Suicide Hotline

Addiction Support

Adult Children of Alcoholics
Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous Services
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDa)
Crystal Meth Anonymous
Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA)
Marijuana Anonymous World Services
Narcotics Anonymous World Services
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)
National Black Alcoholism and Addictions Council (NBAC)
Nicotine Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Women for Sobriety, Inc.

Other Religious Sites

Inclusive Orthodoxy - Gay Christian Ministry
Bridges Across The Divide
The Call to Pray
The Center For Progressive Christianity
Faith and Social Justice Page
Out of the Closet - TV
Religious Resources on the Net
The Religious Institute is doing some great things. - Personal Growth & Self Improvement
Spirit Journeys
Whosoever - News Journal for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Christians

AIDS Resources

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project - Our mission is to educate individuals about HIV and Hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and HCV. Our efforts in these areas are conducted on local, national, and international levels.
Texas Department of State Health Services - HIV/STD division
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource - The Body covers every aspect of HIV and AIDS from the medical to the social, and hosts over 70 top AIDS groups.
AIDS - HIV Resource Center - A guide on AIDS and HIV includes medical news, chat, message boards, information and articles, books, and links.
AIDS Memorial Quilt Website
TAG - Treatment Action Group - Up to date AIDS and HIV - easy-to-read, comprehensive treatment information.
POZ - POZ Magazine – - Health, Hope & HIV
Project Inform - HIV/AIDS treatment and advocacy site
HIV National Testing Resources, Center for Disease Control (CDC)
AIDS Education Global Information System
National Association of People with AIDS (US)

Texas Organizations and Resources

Fort Worth Men's Chorus
PFLAG Dallas
PFLAG Denton
Prime Timers - DFW
The Turtle Creek Chorale
The Women's Chorus of Dallas

National Organizations

The Alliance for Tolerance and Freedom
Digital Queers (DQ)
Family Pride Coalition
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
The Gay & Lesbian National Hotline - The only non-profit and nationwide toll-free hotline that provides free and confidential telephone peer-counseling and local resource information for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning people of all ages.
High Tech Gays (HTG)
Human Rights Campaign
The International Association of Lesbian/Gay Pride Coordinators, Inc.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
The Triangle Foundation
We Are Family - Uniting the Straight and Gay Communities
Lambda Legal Defense and Education

Lesbian and Gay Online Resources

Tools for Coping with Life's Stressors
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Collected Domestic Partner Information
Stop Hate 2000

Lesbian and Gay Online Publications

The Queer Resources Directory

Liberal Christianity Resources

Transgender Web Sites

A Bill of Gender Rights
North Texas Gender Friends

Lesbian & Gay Friendly Businesses

Laine Anderson Photography - I pride myself on paying attention to detail and strive to bring my enthusiasm for weddings into each event I shoot.
A Rosary For All - Specializing in handmade rosaries of Anglican design. - The Internet's Only Devoted Gay Christian Personals & Matchmaking Site.
Kidcore - "Products building character & self-esteem in Kids!".
Prestonwood Mortgage - a gay friendly (& partially gay owned) mortgage broker in North Dallas.
WeDesignWebs.Com - Domain Hosting, Website Design and Internet Marketing (webmaster for CoH)
In Town Reservations, Real Estate & Travel - Provincetown, MA - books, music, holy union certificates, personalized pride fish mugs, hats, t-shirts, bumper stickers, etc.
Christian Journey - Christian designed products, custom items & graphic services.
Safe Spaces in Work Places works to educate employers on workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons and the family and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons.

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