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National Resources

Advocacy and Legal

Amnesty International | Advocacy and education organization for global LGBT human rights
Bisexual Resource Center | International education and support organization for bisexual and progressive issues
Family Equality Council |
Social and advocacy organization for LGBT parents and their families
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders | Legal and education organization for LGBT people and people with HIV
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) | Promotes accurate and inclusive representation in the media
Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) | Organization of gay and straight educators
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) | Advocacy organization for gay and lesbian rights
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund | Legal and public policy organization
Marriage Equality USA | Advocacy organization for LGBT marriage equality
National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) | Civil rights organization for Black LGBT/SGL people
National Center for Transgender Equality | Advocacy organization dedicated to the equality of transgender people
National Coalition for LGBT Health | Advocacy organization for improved LGBT healthcare
National LGBTQ Task Force | Advocacy organization for LGBTQ civil rights
National Organization for Women (NOW) | Advocacy organization for the rights of women of all sexual orientations
OutServe-SLDN | Legal and policy organization for currently serving LGBT military personnel and veterans
The Transgender Law and Policy Institute | Legal and public policy organization for transgender people
Transgender Law Center | Legal and public policy organization for transgender people

Higher Education

Campus Pride | Online resource network for student leaders and campus organizations
Human Rights Campaign LGBT Student Scholarship Database | List of scholarships by state
Lambda 10 Project | National clearinghouse for LGBT fraternity and sorority issues
Point Foundation | National LGBTQ scholarship fund

Queer People of Color

African American Resources
Blacklight OnlineBlack LGBTQ magazine
National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition | Advocacy and education organization for Black gay men
National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) | Civil rights organization for Black LGBT/SGL people
Zuna Institute | Advocacy organization for Black lesbians

Chican@ and Latin@ Resources
Latino GLBT History Project | Collection of GLBT historical archives
Latino USA | Podcast of LGBTQ Latino/a stories
Unity Coalition | Advocacy and education organization for LGBT equality

Native American Resources
NativeOUT | Organization for Indigenous LGBTQ/Two-Spirit people in North America
Native Youth Sexual Health Network | Education and advocacy organization for indigenous youth

Asian American Resources
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance | Advocacy and education organization
API Equality-LA | Asians and Pacific Islanders for LGBT Equality- coming out resources

Jewish Resources
Jewish LGBT Network | Social and support organization- maintains list of LGBT affirming synagogues
JQInternational | Advocacy and support organization for LGBT Jews and allies
JQYouth | Support organization for LGBT Jewish youth and their families
Keshet | Advocacy organization for the full integration of LGBT Jews into Jewish life

Other Resources
Southerners On New Ground | Regional Queer liberation organization made up of Southern LGBTQ people

Academic and Informational

GLBT Historical Society | Collection of LGBT historical archives
Latino GLBT History Project | Collection of GLBT historical archives
National Consortium of Higher Education Resource Professionals | LGBT topics and resources in higher education
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC | Maintains the world’s largest collection LGBT materials
Queer Resources Directory (QRD) | Electronic library of LGBT news/resources
Soc. Bi | Online open forum on bisexuality

Families

COLAGE | Support and advocacy organization for children of LGBT parents
Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) | Advocacy and support organization for family/friends
Trans Youth Family Allies | Advocacy and support organization for trans youth and their families

Crisis and Youth

The LGBT National Hotline | Telephone and email peer-counseling
JQYouth | Support organization for LGBT Jewish youth and their families
The Trevor Project24/7 suicide & crisis prevention helpline for LGBT and questioning youth

Athletics

Outsports | National LGBT sports news source
Campus Pride Sports Index | Equity in Higher Education in Sports 
Athlete AllyAllies for LGBT+ athletes professional and collegiate
You Can Play Project | Promoting respect for all athletes
NCAA Office of Inclusion | NCAA resources and information

Religious and Spiritual

Multi-faith/Unaffiliated Resources
Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion Advocacy, research, and education organization with Muslim, Christian, and Jewish resources, including some in Spanish
Gender Identity and Our Faith Communities: A Congregational Guide for Transgender Advocacy | Resource with stories, exercises, and advocacy training for faith communities
SoulForce | LGBTQI liberation organization that seeks to end political and religious oppression through nonviolent resistance 

Christian Resources
EnfleshedChristian resources for LGBTQ-inclusive preaching and liturgy
Many Voices: A Black Church Movement for Gay and Transgender JusticeSupport and advocacy organization promoting justice for LGBTQ people in the Black church
Our Bible App Bible study app oriented toward social justice, including LGBTQ affirmation and interfaith work
Queer Grace: An Encyclopedia for LGBTQ and Christian Life | Affirming encyclopedic resource with straightforward information about Christianity and LGBTQ people
Queer Theology | Resources, encouragement, and support for LGBTQ Christians and supporters
Building an Inclusive Church: A Welcoming Toolkit 2.0Resource for churches that want to become welcoming and affirming of LGBTQ people
A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth by Cody J. Sanders | An instructional guide for church leaders focusing on ministry with LGBTQIA youth
Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology by Pamela R. Lightsey | Womanist study of queer theology particularly focused on the experience of black LGBTQ women
Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians by Austen Hartke | Resource for imagining a more transgender-inclusive Christianity

Muslim Resources
Queer Muslims | Resource and narrative-sharing blog for LGBTQ Muslims
The Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity | Support and advocacy organization for LGBTQ Muslims
Queer Ummah: A Visibility Project | Collection of personal stories by queer Muslims
The “I Am Not Haraam” Project | Resource and storytelling blog by and for LGBTQ Muslims

Jewish Resources
Eshel | Support organization for LGBTQ Jews and their families in Orthodox communities
Keshet | Advocacy organization for the full integration of LGBTQ Jews into Jewish life

Buddhist Resources
Transbuddhists.org | Trans-authored Buddhist resource that features a guide for creating more inclusive meditation spaces

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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