Contact

Chloe Noble
Founding Director
chloe@operationshineamerica.org
Office: (801) 708-9515

Endorsements

Coexistence Coalition

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Mission:

Uniting on a global front, The Coexistence Coalition is an organization dedicated to the peaceful coexistence, acceptance, and equality of all people world-wide.

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

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Mission:

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

GSA Network

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Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.

GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)

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Mission:

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

The Trevor Project

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Mission:

The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.


Vision: A future where the possibilities, opportunities and dreams are the same for all youth, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Out In Jersey

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Mission:

Out In Jersey is the primary news source for the LGBT community of the New Jersey region. Our mission is accurate, reliable reporting of news and information of importance to our community, We cover the events, personalities, arts and culture our community is concerned with and provide our community with a voice.

ThatsSoGayLIVE

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About:

www.ThatsSoGayLIVE.com is an online video news source that provides a fun and friendly view to All Things Gay and is created by the direct community we serve, YOU. Finally, we are putting a face, voice & personality to our LGBT/Allied community.

Unitarian Universalism Association

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About:

Unitarian Universalists are dedicated to living our faith and practicing what we preach. Working for civil rights and combating oppression are essential parts of our spiritual journey. Our faith community has worked for justice for hundreds of years, from advocating for free speech and the free practice of religion as far back as the fifteen hundreds to helping to abolish slavery and supporting women's rights beginning in the eighteen hundreds.

NOH8

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The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska (http://www.bouska.net) and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8. Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with "NOH8" painted on one cheek in protest.

LYRIC (Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center)

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Mission:

LYRIC's mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities.

Meet in the Middle 4 Equality

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Meet in the Middle 4 Equality was born out of the desire to unite all progressive, equality-loving people in the state of California for one day to celebrate the dignity and value of every human being. We are calling on labor, clergy, and religious leaders to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the millions of LGBT citizens and their families to declare our commitment to regaining the rights stripped from our community by Proposition 8 and to press forward in our journey to full equality.

Sasha Bruce House

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About:

Sasha Bruce House is a compassionate alternative to the dangers of the streets for homeless, abandoned, abused, neglected, and runaway children. DC's only short-term shelter for young people, Sasha Bruce House is open 24 hours a day, serving youth ages 11 to 17. By providing a safe place to stay and intensive counseling services, Sasha Bruce House helps most youth reunite with their families and works to return all young people to stable and safe environments. On-site services include crisis intervention; individual, group, and family counseling; case management, support for shelter graduates, and temporary respite care.

Into The Light

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About:

Beginning in May, 2011 a walk will begin. Embarking on a journey from the Pacific Northwest of the United States, walking 6,000 miles to Washington DC the walk embodies one simple goal an end to gender discrimination..

Community In-Roads Alliance

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About:

Equality for all is a life long goal that we are all working towards. Though equality for the GLBTQ community is not yet all that we would hope it would be, making small steps towards this is what will allow us to accomplish our goals.

We want to display an ongoing progression of bringing the GLBTQ community together. We have the right to equal living in our community. Educate those who are unfamiliar or that are questioning our rights. Raise spirits and determination in everyone around. To help support the GLBTQ owned and GLBTQ friendly businesses in our community and state. To support our GLBTQ community.

Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS)

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We Provide support and services to Seattle area homeless youth and young adults. Our committed efforts are targeted at providing stepping stones to transition youths from the streets to self-sufficiency and productive roles in community.Find out how you can support our community by either volunteering, donating or by increasing awareness of these important issues.

COLAGE

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COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.

Safe Schools Action Network

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Safe Schools Action Network is a nationwide grassroots organization committed to empowering all students, educators and communities in building inclusive safe schools. We provide safe schools advocacy, support and resources across the country. We also provide FREE empowerment anti-bullying, diversity and advocacy trainings for students, educators and local communities K-12 to college. We are committed advocates in building inclusive safe schools by building foundations of tolerance and leadership for the next generation.

p:ear

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p:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth, ages 15 to 24, through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives. Each year our programs serve more than 550 homeless and transitional young people.

To truly exit homelessness, kids must develop the internal strength, skills and foresight to make healthy choices. p:ear provides a safe, non-judgmental environment in which youth are trusted to outgrow unproductive and harmful behaviors. We offer individualized mentoring and education programs in a safe, reliable setting designed to foster trust, build self-esteem and to teach homeless and transitional kids who all too often are regarded by society as disposable, "hopeless cases" that they are valuable individuals with a future who have something vital to contribute to this community.

ReachOut USA

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ReachOut USA is committed to empowering LGBT people with disabilities by forming an alliance with organizations, educators, service providers, allies, and individuals from both the Disability and LGBT Communities, to eliminate any barriers that exist and develop supportive environments in which programs and curriculums for equality and respect can be forged.

National Equality March

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Our One Single Demand: Equal protection in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states. We will accept no less and will work until it is achieved. Equality Across America exists to support grassroots organizing across the United States to achieve full equality

Empire State Coalition of Youth and Family Services

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The Empire State Coalition is a membership organization using its collective voice to promote the safety, health and future of runaway, homeless and street-involved youth. The Empire State Coalition is committed to working on behalf of runaway, homeless and street youth to ensure their rights. Youth have the right to be safe, healthy and prepared for the future. The Empire State Coalition brings together agencies and individuals from throughout New York State who share our ideals and who, by serving youth in the full context of their families, their cultures and their communities, provide a continuum of services that works towards making that ideal a reality.

Utah Volunteers

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Our mission is to improve the lives of Utah's citizens and strengthen our communities by promoting volunteer activity throughout the state.

Utah Pride Center

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The Utah Pride Center is a community-based organization that provides support, education, outreach and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer individuals and their allies, through programs, services and resources.

Get Equal

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Our mission is to empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and our allies to take bold action to demand full legal and social equality, and to hold accountable those who stand in the way.


We envision a society in which LGBTQ people experience equal protection under the law, and are free from cultural and social transphobia/homophobia, without caveat or compromise. To that end, GetEQUAL will inspire and equip the LGBTQ community and allies to fight back against discrimination in a way that builds power and personal agency, encourage LGBTQ people to take our place to push forward progressive change as equals, and to build bridges with all who struggle for justice and dignity in their lives.