Political Groups 2011-08-01T05:10:45+00:00


American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): (401) 831-7171 128 Dorrance Street., Suite 220, Providence ., RI 02903

Amnesty International OUTfront Program to campaign globally for LGBTIQ human rights. Cvohs18904@yahoo.com or (212) 807-8400, Visit www.amnestyusa.org/Our Issues/LGBT Human Rights.

BIGFLAG (Boston Immigration Group for Lesbians and Gays): social/support for LGBT’s affected by immigration discrimination. (617) 499-9433

Brown University Queer Alliance: student advocacy and support organization. (401) 683-3062.
Email: queen@brown.edu

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD): LGBT/HIV legal info hotline, 1:30-4:30 p.m. weekdays, (800)455-GLAD. Www.GLAD.org 30 Winter Street.,
Ste 800 Boston, MA 02108

Green Party of RI: PO Box 1151, Prov., RI 02901
(401) 490-7602

Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund: 120 Wall St., Ste 1500, NY, NY 10005 (212) 809-8585, Fax (212) 809-0055.

Lawyers for Equality and Diversity (LEAD): Advocates for LGBT causes. lawyersforequality@gmail.com

Marriage Equality RI (MERI): Works for equal access to marriage for all. Www.marriageequalityri.org or call
(401) 941-2727. 17 Gordon Ave. #205, Prov., RI 02905

The Next Thing (TNT): political and support group for queer people of color located at Brown University. Contact the Brown Queer Alliance, (401) 863-3062

Providence Equality Action Committee (PEAC) Uniting Rhode Islanders at the grass roots level in the struggle for LGBT rights and equality under the law. Tuesdays at Bell Street Chapel. info@peac.us.com

RI Commission on Prejudice and Bias: hate crimes awareness training program www.hatecrimeri.org.
RI Human Rights Commission: Anti-discrimination law enforcement agency with jurisdiction in employment, housing, public accommodations and credit, 180 Westminster St., 3rd floor Prov.,RI  Phone (401) 222-2662 Fax (401) 222-2616, TDD (401) 222-2664.

RI Patient Advocacy Coalition: legalization of marijuana use for medical purposes. RIpatients.org or www.RIpatients.org.

Servicemembers Legal Defense Networks: Assisting active duty service members affected by the“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. PO Box 65301, Wash., DC, 20035: (202)328-3244, ext. 100, sldn@sldn.org, www.sldn.org

Straight But Not Narrow Coalition: Straight support for LGBT, PO Box 2591, Newport, RI 02840 (401) 333-6991 or (800) 843-8383.