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Gender Issues

Women's Issues

Minnesota

Research, Statistics, and Advocacy Groups

Men's Issues

Minnesota

  • Minnesota Fathers & Families Network - A statewide network whose mission "is to initiate, promote and support effective programs and to educate on public policy to enhance the responsible involvement of fathers in the lives of children, families and the community." Includes links to publications.
  • Twin Cities Men's Center - An educational non-profit that offers a variety of support groups and resources for Twin Cities men. National and Greater Minnesota resources can be found on their Resources page.

Research, Statistics, and Advocacy Groups

  • American Men's Studies Association - An organization dedicated to "the critical study of men and masculinities by encouraging the development of teaching, research and clinical practice in the field of men's studies."

LGBTQ Issues

Minnesota

Research, Statistics, and Advocacy Groups

  • Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) - Group whose goal is to ensure that all students have a safe learning environment at school. Includes access to their Research reports.
  • Human Rights Campaign - National organization working for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Provides access to maps of state laws & policies which includes laws and legislation affecting LGBT people by state, and Equality from State to State which provides information on current state LGBT legislation.
  • Lambda Legal - National group dedicated to achieving the recognition of the full civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, the transgendered, and people with HIV or AIDS. Provides information specific to Minnesota.
  • Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law - Independent research on public policy and laws related to sexual orientation. Includes a number of publications on the economic impacts of extending or denying rights to homosexuals.
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - A national organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.
  • Palm Center (formerly the Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military (CSSMM) - A group dedicated to the promotion of interdisciplinary studies related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and other marginalized sexual identities in the United States military. They provide online access to their Publications.

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