There are workshops where Deaf Lesbians look at ourselves as lesbians, from all walks of life. There are also workshops that focused on health, aging, spirituality, domestic violence, understanding laws, and financial advice. But, we are not limited to these topics. Hosts are often open to new topics and are open to the needs of this small oppressed group of Deaf people.
• Luczak, Raymond. Assembly Required: Notes from a Deaf Gay Life. RID Press. 2009. Print. [link to order book]
• Luczak, Raymond. Eyes of Desire: A Deaf Gay & Lesbian Reader. Alyson Books. 1993. Print. [link to order book]
• Luczak, Raymond. Eyes of Desire 2: A Deaf GLBT Reader. Handtype Press. 2007, Print. [link to order book]
The Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC) is a national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities (hereafter referred to as the “Deaf Queer community”). This is “the place” to find the most comprehensive and accurate information about this unique community. DQRC was founded by Deaf Queer / Trans activist Dragonsani (“Drago”) Renteria and launched on the web on September 1, 1995. A multi-award winning website, DQRC averages more than 15,000 visits per month. DQRC is run entirely by volunteers.
Note: The website is “under construction” as of the creation of this resource. You can still find then on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf was founded on the idea of helping those in need. Since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest.
Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf The Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (RAD) is a nonprofit organization established in 1977. The purpose of this Alliance is to establish and maintain a society of Deaf Gays and Lesbians to encourage and promote the educational, economical, and social welfare; to foster fellowship; to defend our rights; and advance our interests as Deaf Gay and Lesbian citizens concerning social justice; to build up an organization in which all worthy members may participate in the discussion of practical problems and solutions related to their social welfare. RAD has over twenty chapters in the United States and Canada