organization links updated 3/2011

Artmatters. A private foundation devoted to providing direct support to contemporary artists. Includes The Critical Needs Fund for Photographers with HIV/AIDS and an unusual catalog of artist-designed gifts.

Arts Wire. Run by The New York Foundation for the Arts, this site offers news, grants, even job listings to help artists make art.

Black & Lesbian Gay Organizations. Extensive listing of gay organizations maintained by BLK publishing (Blackfire, Black Lace, Kuumba magazines),

The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS, 581 Santa Monica Boulevard, #400 West Hollywood, CA 90069 (310-652-1282).

Gala Choruses is the world's only association committed to serving the lesbian and gay choral movement, providing leadership through excellence in the choral arts, with 160 member choruses and 8,000 singers around the world.

Gender DynamiX, founded in July 2005, is the first transgender association established in Africa. This association works towards a world in which each person has the freedom to express their own gender - whether it corresponds to their born sex or not.

The GLBT Historical Society of Northern California. From the time of the Gold Rush to Queer Nation and the AIDS pandemic, the Historical Society's collections in San Francisco save our diverse histories for future generations.

The Glasgow Gay & Lesbian Centre provides the only space for LGBT artists to exhibit their work in Scotland.

Asian AIDS Information Archive: for extensive list of resources maintained on website based in Thailand, click on AIDS HIV link on home page.

International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission. The mission of IGLHRC is to secure the full enjoyment of the human rights of all people and communities subject to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, and/or HIV status. A US-based non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), IGLHRC effects this mission through advocacy, documentation, coalition building, public education, and technical assistance.

Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation, contact: Wayne Snellen, director, 127 Prince St., New York, NY 10012 (212-673-7007). LLGAF is a nonprofit gallery and archive dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of lesbian and gay art that may be endangered because of censorship, prejudice and misunderstanding.

Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center. Free Internet access, educational programming, career center, gallery, café and much more.

National Association of Black & White Men Together (NABWMT). A gay, multiracial, multicultural organization committed to fostering supportive environments wherein racial and cultural barriers can be overcome and the goal of human equality realized.

Names Project. A beautiful site that evokes the spirit of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Queer Cultural Center (Qcc). Founded in 1993, Qcc is a multidisciplinary arts presenting organization that conducts artistic and interpretive programs exploring queer identity issues.

SF International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. Presented by Frameline, the San Francisco Festival recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

The Charles M. Holmes San Francisco LGBT Community Center.

Tom of Finland Foundation A "safe haven" for masculine male erotic art. includes gallery, newsletter, calendar of events and extensive links pages.

Toxic Titties is a Los Angeles based collaborative group of feminist artists working with performance, video, and film, bringing a subcultural phenomenon into the frame of conceptual art. Using pleasure and play, the group mutates with each performance to include a multiplicity of participants and embody queer perversions of cultural ideals. .

Triangle Artist Group. Virtual gallery by collective of more than 100 Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual artists in the Washington D.C. area.

Visual AIDS. Gallery comprised of works selected from the Visual AIDS' Archive Project. We invite guest curators to select 15-20 works from the Archive for a six-week exhibition. Begun in 1994, the Archive Project is the largest national slide archive of works by artists with HIV/AIDS.

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