Below are resources for those of us who want to support, donate or need information about civil/human rights issues in the USA, such as #StopAsianHate, #BlackLivesMatter, respecting the cultures and acknowledging the institutional and system prejudice towards BIPOC and the LGBQIA+ Community.
This page will be updates overtime with more sources for other communities facing injustice.
Stop Asian Hate
A culmination of various resources regarding anti-Asian violence and how to take action, donate, and support.
A Google Doc listing resources and organizations accepting donations to support the Asian American community. Resources and organizations are listed by state. Volunteer opportunities and information about upcoming rallies and vigils are available.
Lists petitions to sign, donation opportunities, resources, and information on how to spread the word.
The Asian Awareness Project is led by a group of teenagers who not only share resources about Asian/BIPOC injustices, but also shed light on acts of cultural appropriation and racism.
Black Lives Matter – Resources Archive
Includes toolkits that provide information on the psychological and emotional impact of the BLM movement. Explore the rest of the site for more information. (Source: blacklivesmatter.com)
The link above is a Google Doc of petitions you can sign (there are A LOT) and resources you can share. Feel free to copy and paste the link to share wherever you feel it’s needed. It’s consistently being updated
Dealing with Tear Gas
This Tumblr post has instructions and demonstrations on how to deal with tear gas the police have been throwing at peaceful protestors. (Source: Tumblr)
There are other methods other than the milk jug. I’ll look for them.
23 Guidelines for Journalists Who Want To Cover The Protests
Information for journalists who want to cover the truth of the protests safely and legally. (Source: Poynter)
Preparing To Protest
A general “what to do/what not to do” article for those who are preparing to protest. There are videos and inforgraphs. PLEASE BE SAFE. (Source: intheknow.com)
The Trevor Project is a well-known organization for helping suicidal LGBTQ+ youth in times of crisis. If you need to talk to someone or know someone who needs help, you can call, chat, or text.
OutCare Health will help you find the closest LGBTQ+ healthcare provider. COVID19 has made tensions run high when it comes to healthcare; all the more reason to ensure you find a reliable provider.
If you plan to join in the Black Lives Matter protests as a queer person, please read “Preparing To Protest” above.
COVID19 is keeping many of us at home, but Pride is never cancelled. Do your best to keep in touch with your friends in the LGBTQ+ community by checking out GLAAD’s Pride Guide.
A film exploring the truth regarding the word “homosexual” being inserted in the Bible and how destructive this action has become to LGBTQIA+. Highly recommended for those struggling with Christian and Catholic religious trauma.
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