Membership organization, many local chapters. Setting up task force to look at the threat to civil liberties posed by the religious right. Series of books on Constitutional rights. Some available in bookstores. Write for full list.
Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men. $7.95 + $1.50 postage. ACLU, Dept. L., P.O. Box 794, Medford, NY, 11763.
American Jewish Committee
Thirty local and regional offices. Gearing up for multi-department effort examining rise of the religious right. No special focus on homophobia, but some references in general material. Future booklets planned: Beth Rickey on local campaigns; Naomi Cohen on history of religious right 1970's-1980's. Call for availability.
Politics & Bigotry. Kenneth S. Stern. $3.00. Section on religious right.
Bigotry on Campus: A Planned Response. Kenneth S. Stern. $3.50.
Newsletter: Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom. Bi-monthly, $30.
Several books and pamphlets available, write for list.
Newsletter: Voice of Reason. Quarterly, $20.
Visions of Reality: What Fundamentalist Schools Teach. Albert J. Menendez. $14.95.
Religious Liberty and the Secular State. John M. Swomley. $14.95
Newsletter: Church and State. Monthly, $18.
Many regional offices. Largest and most frequently cited resource on anti-Jewish bigotry and prejudice. Has recently begun adding homophobia to a few of its tolerance materials. Print and electronic resources are extensive. Special reports on Skinheads, the Ku Klux Klan, Identity Churches, Liberty Lobby, Lyndon LaRouche, etc.. Call for availability and pricing.
Newsletter: ADL on the Frontline. Monthly, free with membership, or $5 per year.
Newsletter: Law Enforcement Bulletin. Periodic, 2-4 times yearly, call for information.
Human Relations Materials for the School. An extensive 48-page catalog of print, film, and video materials for combatting prejudiceQno special entries on homophobia. Write for a free copy.
Extremism on the Right: A Handbook. Profiles of organizations and individuals involved in far-right racist and anti-Jewish activity. $10.
Newsletter: ACP Newsletter. Send request to be on list.
Progressive legal advocacy group. Coordinates Movement Support Network (MSN) which collects data on harassment of activists by government agents.
If an Agent Knocks: Federal Investigators and Your Rights. English or Spanish. $1.50
Newsletter: Monitor. Bimonthly, $15/individual, $25/institutions.
When Hate Groups Come To Town: A Handbook of Effective Community Responses. $18.95
Quarantines and Death: The Far Right's Homophobic Agenda. Examines Klan, neo-Nazi, and far-right homophobia. $5.
They Don't All Wear Sheets: A Chronology of Racist and Far Right ViolenceQ1980-1986. $6.
Newsletter: CAAAV Voice. $15/individual; $25/institution; $7/low income/student.
The Coalition for Human Dignity, an affiliate of the Center for Democratic Renewal, studies, analyzes and organizes around the Christian Right and its growing prominence. CHD traces the links between conservative Christian churches; "family values" political organizations (the Oregon Citizens' Alliance); nationwide Christian Right organizations (Eagle Forum, Concerned Women for America, the Christian Coalition); and white supremacist Christian organizations (Christian Identity, White Aryan Resistance).
Rolling Back Civil Rights: The Oregon Citizens' Alliance at Religious War. $8.50 (includes postage).
Newsletter: CovertAction Quarterly. $19, +5 for institutions
Back issues with articles on religious/political right. $6.
Winter 92-93: Covert Tactics and Overt Agenda of the New Christian Right.
Spring 1987: Special Issue on the Religious Right.
Monitors cults through research and information from chapters in many states. Has very good information on Moon's Unification movement. Sometimes works with religious right on cult issues.
Very useful publications list with material from several publishers.
Research on contract into a variety of topics with special expertise in corporations and current political issues. Large collection of clippings and specialized computer skills for searching electronic databases. Discounts for eligible non-profit groups. Write for complete resource list.
High school curriculum on the Holocaust, slavery, Armenian genocide, and theory of prejudice and violence.
Newsletter: Extra! Bi-monthly, call for pricing.
Assists in dealing with prejudice in the workplace or worksite.
Helps individuals trying to leave aggressively domineering fundamentalist churches. Preparing report on TV evangelists, write for availability. Provides speakers.
Public interest legal advocacy.
Newsletter: Brief. Spring & Fall, sent to contributers.
Primarily monitors coverage by news organizations.
Newsletter: GLAAD Bulletin.
Has extensive file collection dating back almost thirty years. Photocopies documentation for a fee. Excellent newsletter.
Newsletter: Group Research Report. Monthly, $45/year
Tracks religious right and covers separation of Church & State issues. Reliable expertise on religious right and reconstructionism. Provides speakers, available for talk shows & interviews.
Newsletter: Freedom Writer. 6 per year, $30. $25 yearly membership includes subscription.
Challenging the Christian Right: The Activist's Handbook. $20. 3-ring binder (revised edition).
Has developed Teaching Tolerance curriculum. Write for details.
Newsletter: Klanwatch Intelligence Report. Primarily by request to law enforcement agencies.
The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism and Violence. 4th ed. $1.75 (bulk pricing available).
Lambda is tracking initiatives and referenda. Provides legal research to eligible groups. Notify immediately if petitions are circulated or legislation filed or placed on ballot. Copies of all legislation referenda should be sent to both addresses.
Latino Rights Project
Membership organization fighting to preserve abortion right. Plans focus on religious right and state legislatures. Has special materials for campus organizing. Checks to NARAL Foundation.
Newsletter: NARAL News. Available to members.
Who Decides? A Reproductive Rights Issues Manual. $5
Who Decides? A State By State Review of Abortion Rights. $10
Focuses on art censorship with special attention to attacks by the religious right.
Coalition of over 40 participating organizations. Write for long list of topical resource materials.
Newsletter: Censorship News. 5 issues/year, $30. A full set of
National Coalition Against Censorship, continued back issues beginning with March 1975 is available for $30.
Freedom is Not a Dirty Word. Leaflet, box of 250. Call for shipping charges.
The Religious Right and Freedom of Speech. 1981, $3.
Creationism: Information Packet. $1.
Feminist Anti-Censorship Packet. $4.
Censorship, Black Literature, and Racism. $1.
65 regional offices. Nonprofit relations organization, focus on religious affairs, workplace & community education programs.
Call for resources on combatting curriculum censorship.
Major national clearinghouse for issues involving homophobia.
Anti-Violence project list, Organizations Working Against Violence.
Newsletter: Activist Alert.
Monitoring and organizing aginst religious right and anti-gay legislative initiatives and lobbying efforts. Fax or send information about any religious right organizing or petition circulation to this office.
Study papers and reports on bigotry.
Prejudice and Violence: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Materials on Racial, Religious, and Ethnic Violence and Intimidation. $4.
Striking Back at Bigotry: Remedies Under Federal and State Law for Violence Motivated by Racial, Religious, and Ethnic Prejucice. $15.
Membership organization of lawyers and legal workers with local chapters. Especially useful for finding local legal advice and monitors for demonstrations. Call national office for referrals.
Write for current list of background reports. All orders must be prepaid. Has several recent reports and press releases on homophobic campaigns and rise of the religious right.
Newsletter: Right-Wing Watch. 10 issues/year, $15.
Videotape: The Religious Right, Then and Now. $25.
Attacks on the Freedom to Learn. $8.95.
Values, Pluralism, and Public Education: A National Conference. $7.95.
The Witch Hunt Against "Secular Humanism." David Bollier, $5.95
Religious Education and the First Amendment: The Appeal to History. R. Freeman Butts. $5.95
Religion, Politics, and the Media. Panel Discussion. $5.95
"How Many Future Generations?" Armageddon Theology and American Politics. Jim Castelli. $4.95.
Hate in the Ivory Tower: A Survey of Intolerance on College Campuses and Academia's Response. Includes guidelines for campuses. $10.95.
Internal newsletter, no public circulation. Call to request a copy.
Brochure on attack on abortion rights.
Extensive ten-year file and publication archive on right-wing movements ranging from New Right to white supremacist groups. Dr. Hardisty was expert witness on political and religious right in Colorado lawsuit to block Amendment 2. Plans publication of Fred Clarkson manuscript on religious right & Reconstructionism. Has co-published with South End Press two books on political right with Russ Bellant (see South End Press). March 1993 newsletter on history of homophobia and religious right.
Newsletter: The Public Eye. Quarterly, $29. ($19 low income/student/retired. $39 profit-making groups.)
Constructing Homophobia: How the Right Wing Defines Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals as a Threat to Civilization.
#1. Selected newspaper, magazine, and newsletter articles on religious right and homophobia.
#2. Examples of publications and direct mail appeals of key religious and political right groups promoting homophobia.
#3. Materials from Oregon and Colorado, sample tables-of- contents from homophobic books, assorted homophobic articles. $11 each, any two for $20, full set of three, $26.
Theocrats and Anti-choice Organizing Information packet. $6.50
General Central America research with special focus on political manipulation by humanitarian groups and missionaries. Covers religious right in Central America. Sells background reports profiling key groups and individuals, write for list.
Write for complete resource list. Library open by appointment. Extensive collection on the Holocaust & dynamics of prejudice.
Has large collection of obscure periodicals, including political and religious right material. Makes photocopies of specific pages for a fee. Some microform materials available through inter-library loan.
Back issues of the Women's Project newsletter, Transformation, contain excellent articles on the religious right. Suzanne Pharr travels around the country to organize against the Christian right, and spent much of 1992 organizing in Oregon against Ballot Measure 9.
Transformation is published bi-monthly. Subscriptions are $15/year.
Suzanne Pharr's book, Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, may be ordered for $9.95 + $2 for postage and handling.
The Women's Project also developed a Handbook for Victims of Hate Violence, ($1.50), written specifically for Arkansas, but an excellent model for those wishing to develop their own handbook.
For more information or to request a complete Fight the Right Action Kit, call NGLTF at 202-332-6483, TTY 202-332-6219.