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Action Groups

Issue 328

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Action groups

There are hundreds worldwide.
Here are a few, selected starting points.

INTERNATIONAL
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
1360 Mission St, Suite 200,
San Francisco, CA 94103, US.
Tel: (+1) 415 255 8680;
Fax: (+1) 415 255 8662.
E-mail: iglhrc@iglhrc.org
Website: www.iglhrc.org
Campaigns to prevent human-rights violations and responds to these via advocacy, reports and emergency-action network. Constituency includes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and anyone living with HIV and AIDS.

Amnesty International
(International Secretariat)

1 Easton Street, London WC1 8DJ, England.
Tel: (+44) 207 413 5500;
Fax: (+44) 207 956 1157.
E-mail:amnestyis@amnesty.org
Website: www.amnesty.org
Since 1991 Amnesty has included within its mandate defending the human rights of those persecuted or imprisoned for being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Amnesty sections with active gay groups exist in 23 countries.

International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA)
81 Kolenmarkt, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel/fax: (+32) 2502 2471.
E-mail: ilga@ilga.org
Website: www.ilga.org
Worldwide federation of more than 350 LGBT rights organizations in over 70 countries and on all continents. Useful world survey, with country-by-country information and links to groups.

Gender Freedom International (GFI)
E-mail:gfi@gender.org
Website: www. gendernet.org/gfi/
This transgender lobbying group was founded in 1999 in response to escalating human-rights abuses against transgender people in many parts of the world.

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NATIONAL
AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND
Gender Hope
PO Box 21285, Christchurch.
Tel: (+64) 3 332 1409.

Lesbian Action for Visibility in Aotearoa
PO Box 100049, Christchurch.
Tel/Fax: (+64) 3 329 4115
E-mail: tighe@ch.planet.gen.nz

AUSTRALIA
Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby
PO Box 9, Darlinghurst NSW 1300.
Tel: (+61) 2 9360 6650;
Fax: (+61) 2 9331 7963.
Website: http://www.rainbow.net.au/~glrl/

BRAZIL
Grupo Gai da Bahia
Caixa Postal 2552, Salvador, Bahia.
E-mail: luizmott@ufba.br
Website: www.gaybrazil.com/

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BRITAIN
OutRage!
PO Box 17816, London SW14 8WT.
Tel: (+44) 20 8240 0222.
E-mail: feedback@OutRage.org.uk
Website: www.outrage.org.uk

Stonewall
46-48 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1 OEB.
Tel: (+44) 20 7881 9440;
Fax: (+44) 20 7881 9444.
E-mail: info@stonewall.org.uk
Website: www.stonewall.org.uk

CANADA
EGALE (Equality for Gays and Lesbians),
306-177 Nepean Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0B4.
Tel: (+1) 613 230 1043;
Fax: (+1) 613 230 9395.
Website: www.egale.ca

ECUADOR
FEDAEPS (Fundacion Ecuatoriana de Ayuda, Educacion y Prevencion del SIDA)
Baquerizo 166 y Tamayo, Quito.
Tel: (+593) 2 223298.
E-mail: admin@fedaeps.ecuanex.net.ec

EL SALVADOR
Asociacion Entre

Amigos Avenida y Colonia Santa Victoria 50,
Costado Norte Boulevard de los Heroes, San Salvador.
Tel: (+503) 225 4213;
Fax: (+503) 235 1640.
E-mail: entreamigos@salnet.net

INDIA
Naz Foundation (India) Trust
D-45 Gulmohar Park, New Delhi 110 049.
Tel: (+91) 11 667 328.

Sangini (for women)
c/o The Naz Foundation,
PO Box 3910, Andrews Ganj, New Delhi, 110 040.
Tel: (91) 11 685 1970/71.
E-mail: Sangini97@hotmail.com

IRELAND
Gay and Lesbian Equality Network
6 South William Street, Dublin.
E-mail: ghs@nexus.ie

SOUTH AFRICA
National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality
PO Box 27811, Yeoville, 2143 Johannesburg.
Tel: (+27) 11 487 3810;
Fax: (+27) 11 487 1670.
E-mail:coalgr@aztec.co.za

UNITED STATES
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
1700 Kalorama Road NW,
Washington DC 20009-2624.
Tel: (+1) 202 332 6483;
Fax: (+1) 202 332 0207.
Website: www.ngltf.org/

ZIMBABWE
Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe
Private Bag 6131, Avondale, Harare.
E-mail: galz@samara.co.zw

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