Southern Tier

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Named “Most Promising New Business” of 2007 by the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce, Burlingham Books is the largest bookstore in a five-county area. We’re a quirky independent bookstore with a unique selection of new and used books, gifts, and magazines, as well as an espresso bar, free wi-fi, and a knowledgeable, friendly staff.

Burlington Books: for all kinds of families.

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585-237-3190
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SPECTRA is a group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered employees of Corning Inc. We include people of every ethnicity, race, color, age, disability, religion, and national origin. Our mission is to create an environment that embraces a wide range of sexual orientations, family arrangements, and genders through supporting the individual, the Corporation, and the community.

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The Mission of the Cortland LGBT Resource Center is to create a visible and empowered community through education, advocacy, resource enhancement, and linkages to essential services for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer-identified people, as well as their families and other supportive community members.

The Cortland LGBT Resource Center strives to honor, promote, and celebrate the diversity of Cortland County residents, believing that when all individuals are treated with respect, an entire community is strengthened.

Services Include:

Resource referrals to LGBT safe and sensitive services

Educational trainings for community groups, school districts, employers, congregations of worship, etc.

Youth and family support services

Support Groups

Advocacy & legal referrals

Collaborations with businesses to create LGBT friendly services

LGBT community event planning

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607-756-8970 Ext. 2
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607-756-0058
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Identity is a youth/teen center for people ages 14-20. We are a “safe space” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transdered, Queer or Questioning individuals but also welcome any youth in general.

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607-651-9120
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We are an inclusive Catholic Church where all are welcome.

Come join us at one of our weekend or weekday masses. At each mass, we seek to prepare ourselves for the week with relevant preaching, uplifting music, and warm hospitality. Ours are joyful masses filled with touching moments as people celebrate their baptisms, weddings, children, service to others, and more.

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585-325-1180
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585-325-1191
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Tompkins County DSS provides initial training, certification and home studies necessary for public agency adoption and foster care. We welcome gay, lesbian and bisexual couples and singles. Contact Judy Voorheis, Foster/Adoptive Homefinder

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607-274-5266
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The Transgender Alliance, the home of the Upstate New York Transgender Community, is a one-stop-shop social networking site for all transgender persons and groups located in and around Upstate New York and beyond. Here you can find and join any of the participating transgender social and support groups located in upstate New York and its environs that are listed below. Even if you are not from this area you are welcome to join us. Simply sign up for your free membership in the Transgender Alliance and you will have access to all the tools you need to find and stay in contact with all of your friends across the state and to keep on top of all the many meetings, socials and events staged by 13 different TG groups. If you would like your group to become part of the Alliance, just send your request to ThePhntm (site admin).

Albany The Northeast Gender Alliance and the

Schenectady Gender Alternative (TNGA/SGA)

Buffalo Spectrum

The Buffalo Belles

Transcouples of Western New York

Transgeneration

Rochester

Genesee Valley Gender Variants (GV^2)

Rochester Trans Group (RTG)

Rochester Grrlz

The Self Made Men

Syracuse Transgender Alliance of Central New York (TGCNY)

Binghamton Southern Tier Gender Alliance

Erie, PA

Erie Sisters

Our mission is simple, to end the social isolation which plagues so many people blessed with the gift of being transgender; to build connections between our fragmented groups and organizations so that we can find strength through unity and to share our love, abilities, talents and resources for the good of all.

Look around this site, we are none of us alone.

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Transgender knowledgeable and friendly therapist.

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607-734-0980
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The staff at Ithaca Cayuga Optical are wonderful. Dr. Wood himself is a gay man, and active in the LGBT community. They are a transgender welcoming facility.

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607-273-4231