National Resources

Affordable Colleges

Guide to Creating a Welcoming Campus and Community for LGBTQ students.

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/lgbtq-college-student-guide/

http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/lgbtq-college-resources/

American Civil Liberties Union

www.aclu.org/lgbt-rights

American Institute of Bisexuality

Bisexual.org is a project designed to introduce the bisexual community. With this site, we hope to bring faces and voices of the bi community to the world, share accurate information, answer questions, and provide resources for further learning.

www.bisexual.org

Bisexual Resource Center

www.biresource.net

Believe Out Loud

Empowers Christians to work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender equality.

www.believeoutloud.com

Campus Pride

www.campuspride.org

Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)

Builds community and works toward social justice.

www.colage.org

Family Equality Council

Connects and supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents.

www.familyequality.org

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Creates safe environments, educates community, and fights discrimination, violence, and harassment in schools.

www.gsanetwork.org

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

National climate survey, classroom lessons, research, Gay-Straight Alliance information, Safe Space information, and other resources for educators and students.

www.glsen.org

Housing & Mortgages for Gay & Lesbian Couples

An in-depth guide explaining different approaches same-sex couples can take to get a mortgage, establish ownership of a home, and create legal documents.

www.mortgageloan.com/lgbt

Human Rights Campaign

Works towards equality for all.

www.hrc.org

Interfaith Alliance

Champions individual rights, promotes policies that protect both religion and democracy, and unites diverse voices.

www.interfaithalliance.org

It Gets Better Project

Reminds LGBT teenagers that they are not alone and shows them what levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach.

www.itgetsbetter.org

Law Resources for the LGBT Community

http://www.jimadler.com/law-resources-for-the-lgbt-community

LGBTQ Addiction Guide 

A research-based awareness guide on a niche that is often overlooked - addiction in the LGBTQ community. Finding help with substance abuse is often more difficult for LGBTQ people, as many other obstacles are prevalent along with the fight with addiction - this in depth resource helps alleviate that stress by facilitating help in the form of useful information and support systems.

https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq/

LGBTQ Mental Health 

A comprehensive guide by the National LGBT Health Education Center that includes research and statistics on the health disparities within our community. The guide reveals the inconsistencies LGBTQ folk experience in healthcare comparatively, and outlines steps for health centers and organizations to help fight the stigma while providing options and support for our community.

http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/wp-content/uploads/LGBTHealthDisparitiesMar2016.pdf

LGBT Latino/a Hispanic Civil Rights Resource Group

www.unitycoalition.org

National Center for Transgender Equality

www.nctequality.org

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)

Support LGBT activism, build political muscle, and strengthen support for full equality.

www.thetaskforce.org

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Promotes health and well-being of LGBT community and families and friends through support and education.

www.pflag.org

Rainbow Rumpus

The magazine for youth with LGBT parents.

www.rainbowrumpus.org

Scouting For All – Committed to Scouting, Open to Diversity

Advocates on behalf of its members and supporters for the restoration of the traditionally unbiased values of Scouting

www.scoutingforall.org

Teaching Tolerance – A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

A place for educators to find thought provoking news, conversation, and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity, and respect for differences in schools

www.teachingtolerance.org

The Trevor Project

Provides crisis intervention and suicide intervention services to LGBT and questioning youth.  Contact information:  866-488-7386 (24-hour support line)

www.thetrevorproject.org

Transgender Law and Policy Institute

Engages in effective advocacy for transgender people.

www.transgenderlaw.org

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.

srlp.org

Trans Student Educational Resources (TSER)

Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.

www.transstudent.org