Online, you'll find tools to help you explore the myriad social and political aspects of being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. Whether you want to know more about the coming-out experience, are looking for local community resources, want some GLBT activism opportunities, want to stay current on GLBT news and popular culture, are looking for fun things to do, or are looking for a date, the Web can provide access to whatever information or resources you need.
If you're just starting to question whether you're gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender, it's ... read more »
The Internet has transformed GLBT people's ability to find community resources and each other. ... read more »
Of course, in addition to general community resources, there are plenty of subject-specific GLBT ... read more »
GLBT news is no longer a fringe topic. All major news outlets cover stories pertaining to various ... read more »
There are more GLBT activist groups out there than you can shake a stick at. It's possible to get ... read more »
Faith and spirituality can be complicated issues for GLBT folks. Many people raised in communities ... read more »
Coming out and community and activism are all well and good, but what about good old-fashioned fun? The Web is full of resources for finding GLBT groups for travel and leisure.
- Consider what you're looking for in a GLBT vacation. Are you looking for a cruise or an all-inclusive resort-type of vacation? Will you be traveling alone or with others? Are you looking for a specifically gay vacation, or do you just want to make sure that you're aware of the GLBT-friendly options wherever you travel?
- Some sites offer comprehensive lists of gay travel links. They are a great place to do your initial browsing. Consider Travelers Digest and Gay Travel Links. Both sites provide links to travel agents and tour operators, and provide general and specific GLBT travel suggestions.
- For an incredibly thorough group of sport and hobby links, check out Bent Links.
For GLBT-friendly travel planning ...
runs GLBT adventure travel excursions to traditional and exotic locations-Antarctica, anyone? Some trips are specifically for singles, but others are more open. And your straight friends are allowed to come along.
is a lesbian travel company best known for its lesbian cruises. Featuring entertainers such as the Indigo Girls, Melissa Etheridge, and Kate Clinton, Olivia Cruises are probably the best-known lesbian-specific travel option.
is a primarily gay male cruise and resort company. They feature a range of cruises, and you can check out tour videos on their site.
is a directory of GLBT-owned and -friendly vacation rentals. The directory is searchable and comprehensive and the property detail pages provide summaries of the properties as well as links to the owners' sites. Many offer discounts if you mention PurpleRoofs.
is a summer camp in Maine for GLBT adults. It's a rustic, all-inclusive vacation on the grounds of a real summer camp. Remember when summer was the best time ever? It still is.
For GLBT-friendly sports and hobby groups ...
is a primarily gay male site for sports fans and athletes. It has news and a directory of local sports groups.
International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics
is dedicated to promoting GLBT swimming, diving, water polo, and synchronized swimming. All of these events are hot tickets at both the Gay Games and the Outgames.
is for you if you're not so much into sports. Knitting is a very popular GLBT hobby, and this e-mail list can connect you with other enthusiasts.
While being GLB or T is not all about sex or relationships, dating is certainly an integral part of ... read more »
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