A slideshow presented to the staff of Meadowlark Elementary School regarding gender:
A list of books available for all to learn more about and support the LGBT community. Click here to contact us about borrowing any of these items.
Here are some local resources for the LGBT community in Bozeman:
“AIDS Outreach is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that offers a variety of services:
- Providing a support group for HIV+ persons
- Producing and distributing educational materials for the community
- Offering HIV testing
- Organizing a speaker’s bureau
- Providing direct outreach, support and assistance for HIV+ persons and their families/caregivers.
AIDS Outreach hosts multiple events throughout the year. Here are some highlights of our events:
On December 1st, World AIDS Day, AIDS Outreach partners with other local community organizations in hosting various functions throughout the day. We look forward to hosting the 3rd Annual Red Ribbon Ball this year in Bozeman- stay tuned for more details- musical guests this year will be BIG!”
The Queer Straight Alliance at Montana State University – “30 years in the making, we are the Queer-Straight Alliance, a student-run organization devoted to developing community, fostering education, and empowering action.
We are made of diverse individuals who share the belief that the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender person is an equal member of the MSU community.”
Bridgercare – “Bridgercare provides excellent, affordable reproductive and sexual healthcare and education in a safe, supportive, empowering atmosphere.”
Mission & Vision
The Gender Expansion Project’s mission is to promote gender inclusive education and awareness surrounding transgender, , intersex and gender diverse people through evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public and private policy and respect in transgender health and wellbeing.
Montana Gender Alliance – “The Montana Gender Alliance, a cornerstone of the Gender Expansion Project community outreach programs, is a collective network of individuals of gender diversity, their families, and their allies. We provide a safe space for support and discussion of topics in which often surround the gender diverse spectrum. We provide support in a wide variety of ways; through discussion, through collective events and through direct support.”
Facebook pages for Montana Gender Alliance:
Yellowstone AIDS Project – “We are an organization dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV and AIDS in our community, while providing service to those already living with this disease. We provide assistance to clients through community partners and in house programs to ensure healthy and successful daily living of those we serve.
We offer free HIV testing to anyone wanting to know their status, while promoting awareness to the community we live in through presentations, sexual health education, advertising campaigns, and outreach.”
Not in Our Town Billings – “We envision an inclusive community free of hatred and intolerance, where every individual is valued and where differences are affirmed.”
Montana State University VOICE Center – “The Montana State University VOICE Center is committed to the belief that all people have the right to live free from violence and the fear of violence. We recognize that sexual and domestic violence are not isolated incidents, but rather are the expression of a pervasive attitude in which violence and control are acted out in a gendered and sexual manner. We believe that sexual violence can best be addressed through social action, education, and advocacy.”
LGBTQ Mental Health – A comprehensive guide by the National LGBT Health Education Center that includes research and statistics on the health disparities within our community. The guide reveals the inconsistencies LGBTQ folk experience in healthcare comparatively, and outlines steps for health centers and organizations to help fight the stigma while providing options and support for our community.
LGBTQ Addiction Guide – A research-based awareness guide on a niche that is often overlooked – addiction in the LGBTQ community. Finding help with substance abuse is often more difficult for LGBTQ people, as many other obstacles are prevalent along with the fight with addiction – this in depth resource helps alleviate that stress by facilitating help in the form of useful information and support systems.
LGBTQ Friendly Counselors in Our Area