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National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market St. #750
San Francisco, CA 94102
Legal assistance on civil rights issues for lesbians.
Hotline (415) 392-6257

Gay and Lesbian Prisoner Project
PO Box 1481
Boston, MA 02117-1481
Pen pals and info for queer prisoners.

Lesbian AIDS Project
c/o GMHC
129 W 20th St
NY, NY 10011
Free newsletter and info. Lots of contacts with women in prison.

Out of Control
3543 18th St. Box 30
San Francisco, CA 94110
Lesbian group that does support work for women political prisoners in U.S. Jails. Great free newsletter.

Sinister Wisdom
PO Box 3252
Berkley, CA 94703
A journal of fiction, poetry, and essays by lesbians. Free to women prisoners on request.

Bisexual Resource Center
PO Box 1026
Boston, MA 02117
Offers a discreet Bisexual resource guide on request.

Trans/gender Variant in Prison Committee
California Prison Focus
2940 16th Street #307
San Francisco, CA 94103
Defends the rights of trans prisoners (mostly CA).

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