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Nashville Resources


Photo courtesy of Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Arts and Publications

Nashville in HarmonyMusical arts organization
Out & About Nashville | LGBT newspaper
Focus Magazine | LGBT magazine

Business and Professional

Nashville LGBT Chamber of CommerceAdvances business interests of LGBT businesses and young professionals
Tennessee Stonewall Bar AssociationSupports LGBT lawyers in Tennessee
The H. Franklin Brooks Philanthropic Fund (The Brooks Fund)Charitable fund financially supporting LGBT initiatives

Community Groups

Brothers United | African American LGBT social and support group
Conductors | Gay social and service leather group
Lambda Car Club Intl, Cumberland Region | All-inclusive group for car lovers
Music City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence | Service organization
Nashville Black Pride | Annual event in October
Nashville Gay Parents | Resources and social opportunities for LGBT parents
Nashville GLBT Gaymers and Friends | Social opportunities for LGBT gamers
Nashville PRIDE | Annual event in June
Oasis Center | Social opportunities and support services for youth (up to age 25)
PFLAG Nashville | Resources for parents and friends of LGBT people
The Tennessee Vals | Educational, social, and support organization for transgender individuals
LGBT Friendly Alcoholics Anonymous | Group meets at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church
Young Brothers United (YBU) | African American LGBT social and support group (ages of 13-25)

Nightlife and Dining

Play Dance Bar
Lipstick Lounge
Suzy Wong’s House of Yum | Drag Brunch Sundays
Queer Dance Party (QDP)

Political and Legal

Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund | National organization dedicated to electing LGBT leaders
Human Rights Campaign, Nashville | Volunteer or attend social events
Tennessee Equality Project | Statewide legal advocates for LGBT equality
Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition | Educates and advocates on behalf of transgender people

Religious and Spiritual | Maintains a list of LGBT affirming Christian churches in Nashville- selection criteria are explained here
Out & About Nashville | Provides a list of LGBT affirming churches and synagogues in the Nashville area
PFLAG | Maintains a list of LGBT affirming churches in the Nashville area list based on member-reporting
Padmasambhava Buddhist Center Nashville (Yeshe Tsogyal House) | 419 East Iris Dr, Nashville, TN 37204

Sports and Fitness

Green and Lean Banditas | Social group for lesbian women who enjoy green living and outdoor activities
Hotmess Sports | LGBT and LGBT-friendly kickball, dodgeball, and volleyball leagues
International Front Runners | Social group for runners and walkers
Metro Nashville Softball Association | LGBT softball association
Middle Tennessee Outsiders | All-inclusive group for people who enjoy outdoor activities
Nashville Grizzlies Rugby Football Club | USA Rugby Division III Club for men ages 19-50
Nashville Women’s Rugby Team | Division 2 team for women

LGBTI Health

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program for LGBTQ Health |  Working to promote national leadership in providing excellent patient care, education, research, and advocacy for the LGBTQ community.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Trans Buddy Program   |  The Trans Buddy Program’s goal is to increase access to care and improve healthcare outcomes for transgender people by providing emotional support to transgender patients during healthcare visits.

My House  | Health & Wellness Community Center for Same Gender Loving Men of Color
and Gay/Bisexual Men.

Street-Works Outreach Program | Free, confidential HIV/AIDS testing and bilingual counseling on safer sex practices.

Nashville CARES | Tennessee’s leading community-based AIDS service organization

LGBTQI Friendly Housing

See our Nashville Housing Resource Page

Upcoming Events