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GLBT Librarian Links:

American Library Association: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table

Including: Directory of GLBT Librarians and Library Workers on the Internet

GAY-LIBN: The Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Librarians Network

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Health Science Librarians

Lezbrian: Lesbian & Bisexual Library Workers List

Library Q: The Library Worker's Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resources

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GLBT Workplace Issues:

Amnesty International – LGBT Network

International civil rights organization

American Civil Liberties Union: Gay & Lesbian Rights

Civil rights organization

Richard Florida Creativity Group

Research and rankings on the “most creative business locations in the US,
(taking into consideration the presence of a GLBT community)

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Organization monitoring the portrayal of LGBT people in the media

Gay Financial Network

LGBT financial planning

Human Rights Campaign

Civil rights organization

Lambda Legal

Legal rights organization

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Substance Abuse Issues:

Treatment4Addiction is an online resource for drug rehabs and includes information for LGBT addiction recovery.

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Coming Out in the Workplace:

“Coming Out in Corporate America”

BusinessWeek, Dec 15, 2003

“Resource Guide to Coming Out”

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Human Rights Campaign: Corporate Equity Index

Annual ranking of the top gay-friendly companies

Out in the Workplace: The Pleasures and Perils of Coming Out on the Job

An anthology of coming out stories

Richard Rasi and Lourdes Rodigruez-Noques, editors

Sexual Orientation and Career Decision Making

Lawrence University

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GLBT Student Resources:

National Queer Student Caucus

GLBT student issues

Yahoo! LGBT Student Organizations

GLBT student groups

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GLBT Research Sites:

Gay & Lesbian Consumer Census

GLBT population statistics

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association

GLBT health issues

Harris Interactive – GLBT Surveys

GLBT polls and surveys

WiteckCombes Communications

GLBT market research

 


The Gay and Lesbian Market - A Brief Pathfinder

 

GENERAL MARKETING


Human Rights Campaign
GLBT marketing best practices and case studies.

 

ADVERTISING & BRAND LOYALTY


Commercial Closet
Archive of gay-related ads, as well as trends in their portrayal and their
value as a consumer market.

Business inside out : capturing millions of brand-loyal gay consumers
by Robert Witeck; Wesley Combs
Type: English : Book
Publisher: Chicago : Kaplan Pub., �2006.

 

COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS


WiteckCombes Communications
Public relations and marketing communications firm specializing in the gay
and lesbian consumer market.

Community Marketing
GLBT market research especially concerning Travel & Tourism.

Poux Company
Specialists in marketing to the GLBT community, with related press coverage
and case studies.


Rivendell Media
Gay media placement agency, with related News and research, including Gay
Press Reports

Harris Interactive
GLBT polls and surveys

Here Interactive Media
Gay and lesbian advertising, marketing, media and content company. Market
research products including two opt in GLBT Research Panels - Gay
Trendsetters and Lesbian Trends.

 

DEMOGRAPHIC DATA AND STATISTICS


Gay & Lesbian Atlas
Demographic data on Gay & Lesbian couples in the US. (See the Factsheet for
metropolitan areas with the highest populations.)

Gay & Lesbian Consumer Online Census
GLBT population statistics.


Gaydemographics.org
Statistics extracted from publicly available census data. Built by a
journalist in North Miami Beach, Florida.


The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Population At-A-Glance
From Harris Interactive.

 

MARKET RESEARCH REPORTS ($$$)


These reports are not free, but by scanning the Tables of Content, you can
often learn a lot about a particular market, and even collect high-level
statistics. They are often available for purchase by section too.

HIM Corp. Guide to the Gay Market 2006
Guide to the gay & lesbian media marketplace.

Gay and Lesbian Travel US (2006)
Table of Contents

WOW! Quick Facts: GLBT (2006)
Table of Contents

The U.S. Gay and Lesbian Market, 4th Edition (2004)
Table of Contents

Prepared by,
Daniel Lee, MLIS
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 22, 2006


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