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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 connects LGBTQ+ population with addiction rehab service throughout the United States.
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:
- Sexual Orientation
- Gender Identity
These cards were created in order to create dialogue with health care providers on privacy, confidentiality, and health needs.
Lambda Legal is a nonprofit that provides legal support and information to members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as individuals living with HIV.
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.
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
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.
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.
The archives are the largest repository of LGBTQ+ historical documents.
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.
This organization provides legal advocacy for intersex individuals as well as raising awareness of intersex individuals' needs and empowering youth.