National Resources

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.

 

PFLAG

Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, education, and advocacy.

 

TransYouth Family Allies

TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.

 

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. As part of a broader social justice movement, we work to create a nation that respects the diversity of human expression and identity and creates opportunity for all.

 

National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people.

 

GLSEN

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

 

GLAAD

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation amplifies the voice of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively to promote understanding, increase acceptance, and advance equality.

 

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village provides resources on substance abuse and addiction for the LGBTQ+ community. They are an organization dedicated to helping addicts access the resources that they need.

 

Project Know

Project Know connects LGBTQ+ population with addiction rehab service throughout the United States. 

 

The Q Card

The Q Card Project is geared towards helping queer and non-cis individuals receive healthcare that they need. Q Cards include spaces for individual's:

  • Name
  • Pronouns
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity
  • Concern

These cards were created in order to create dialogue with health care providers on privacy, confidentiality, and health needs. 

 

Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal is a nonprofit that provides legal support and information to members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as individuals living with HIV. 

 

 National Black Justice Coalition

NBJC is a civil rights organization that focuses on racial justice and LGBTQ+ equality. They promote awareness of the struggles of black individuals within the queer community and seek to empower their community.

 

Transgender Law Center

TLC provides legal aid to members of the trans community. Some of their projects include:

  • ending the abuses within state detention, medical detention, and other forms of detention including police detention
  • invest in leadership in the trans community to create legal infrastructure
  • recruits and trains pro-bono lawyers for trans immigrants

 

GLBT Historical Society

The GLBT Historical Society is based in San Francisco, CA. However, they have online exhibitions that document movements such as the Council on Religion and Homosexuality. The Council was a coalition of religious leaders and members of queer community in the mid-1960s.

 

Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Resources

The Library of Congress (LOC) has an extensive collection of photographs, papers, music, and art among others many of which are available through their website.

 

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

The archives are the largest repository of LGBTQ+ historical documents. 

 

Southerners on New Ground

SONG is a community organizing network of queer individuals in the South, who focus on southern traditions (story-telling, community organizing, political organizing) as a means of building queer coalitions and community. SONG, while rooted in Atlanta, focuses on strengthening queer communities throughout the South as a means of advocation and support.

 

interACT

This organization provides legal advocacy for intersex individuals as well as raising awareness of intersex individuals' needs and empowering youth.

The Phone

If you need immediate support or assistance, please call The Phone, a 24-hour crisis counseling service.

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