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Resources
We strive to continually update our resource list, as it is often the only way for youth, parents, and others to get information about GLBT life, faith, and community. Please note the following disclaimers about this page:
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Denominational GLBT Organizations

Brethren Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Interests

Dignity USA - Catholic

Evangelicals Concerned

Integrity - Episcopalian

Metropolitan Community Church - The only denomination founded specifically to minister to GLBT individuals, their families, and allies.

More Light Presbyterians

Reconciling Ministries Network - United Methodist

ReconcilingWorks - Lutheran

Room for All - Reformed Church of America

Unity Fellowship- African-American Christian Churches
Web Sites of Interest

TNP on Facebook
Yes, we are on Facebook! Come join the cause, learn what we are up to, and donate a little.

Gay Christian Network
An Online Network for GLBT Christians. It is a highly moderated discussion board, so it is quite safe for youth under the age of 18. There are several precautions in place to protect all members, so youth can participate in discussions.

Institute for Welcoming Resources
This website includes a variety of resources for parents, families, and people interested in learning more about GLBT and faith life. There are helpful books to purchase as well.

Soulforce
Freedom for lgbt people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless nonviolent resistance.

Whosoever Magazine
An Online Magazine for GLBT Christians
Groups and Meetings

Trinity Place Shelter
Trinity Place Shelter's mission is to help homeless gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning youth in New York City to safely transition out of the shelter system and grow into independent, positive, and productive adults.

Attic Youth Center
The Attic Youth Center creates opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in the Philadelphia area to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society.

Books and Print Resources

Coming Out Young and Faithful
Edited by Leanne McCall Tigert and Timothy J. Brown. This book is stories and poems written directly by GLBT youth.

The God Box
by Alex Sanchez. Fictional book about a Christian who comes to terms with his sexuality. Read a review here.

Gay and Lesbian Bible
Study New Testament for lesbians, gays, bi, and transgender: With extensive notes on Greek word meaning and context.

To the Tune of a Welcoming God
by David Weiss. A collection of essays and hymns calling for a Christian faith that extends an affirming welcome to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons. These were given to campers at past TNP Camps.
Camps

Camp Aranu'tiq
Camp Aranu'tiq is a new weeklong summer camp for transgender and gender-variant youth in the New England area.

Camp fYrefly
Camp fYrefly is Canada's only national leadership retreat for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning, and allied youth.

Camp Ten Trees
Camp Ten Trees is an overnight summer camp located in Washington State. It features one week for LGBTQ youth and their allies, and one week for the children of LGBTQ and/or non-traditional families.

Wonderfully Made
Wonderfully Made is a LGBTQ camp for youth in the Philadelphia area resembling The Naming Project Summer Camp.

Spiritual Pride Project
The Spiritual Pride Project is a weekend retreat where both sexuality and spirituality are seen as equally valuable gifts from God.

Camp Lightbulb
Camp Lightbulb is a week long, overnight summer camp for LGBT youth in Provincetown, MA.