SEEK HELP

Our needs in the LGBTQ community are as diverse as our community itself, so our aim is to provide a variety of resources that can address our wonderfully varied needs.

If you need help or can help, please check out these amazing organizations that do great work and match our pillars of need: Housing Insecurity Solutions, Mental Health Access and Mentorship & Education Access.

Please know you are not alone.

 
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The Okra Project

Housing Insecurity Solutions

The Okra Project is a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them.

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The Ali Forney Center

Housing Insecurity Solutions

Our mission is to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

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True Colors United

Housing Insecurity Solutions

True Colors United is an American nonprofit organization addressing the issue of youth homelessness in the United States. Founded in 2008 by Cyndi Lauper, the organization focuses on the unique experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, who make up 40% of the homeless youth population in America.

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Hetrick Martin Institute

Housing Insecurity Solutions, Mental Health Access, Mentorship & Education Access

The Hetrick-Martin Institute is a New York City-based non-profit organization devoted to serving the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning youth between the ages of 13 and 24, and their families.

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akt (UK Based)

Housing Insecurity Solutions

akt supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.

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Born This Way
Foundation

Mental Health Access

Born This Way Foundation, co-founded and led by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, supports the mental health of young people and works with them to create a kinder and braver world. Through high impact programming, youth led conversations and strategic, cross-sectoral partnerships, we aim to make kindness cool, validate the emotions of young people, and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health.

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TRANS LIFELINE

Mental Health Access

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

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The Trevor Project
Coming Out Handbook

Mental Health Access

The Trevor Project has a wonderful guide book that deals with identity, coming out, healthy relationships, self care as well as additional resources.

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G.L.I.T.S.

Mental Health Access

G.L.I.T.S.' approach the health and rights crises faced by transgender sex workers holistically using harm reduction, human rights principles, economic and social justice, along with a commitment to empowerment and pride in finding solutions from our own community.

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interact: Advocates for Intersex Youth

Mental Health Access

interACT uses innovative legal and other strategies, to advocate for the human rights of children born with intersex traits.

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Genderbread

Mental Health Access

A teaching tool for breaking the big concept of gender down into bite-sized, digestible pieces.

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PFLAG

Also, a great resource for parents!

Mental Health Access,

Mentorship & Education Access

PFLAG is the United States' first and largest organization uniting parents, families, and allies with people who are lesbiangaybisexualtransgender, and queer (LGBTQ+). PFLAG National is the national organization, which provides support to the PFLAG network of local chapters. PFLAG has over 400 chapters across the United States, with more than 200,000 members and supporters.

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It Gets Better Project

Mental Health Access, 

Mentorship & Education Access

The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you are trying to affirm and assert your sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can be a challenging and isolating process – but, the good news is, no one has to do it alone.

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PLACE2BE (UK Based)

Mental Health Access

Place2Be provides mental health counselling support and training to schools to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and staff.

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Human Rights Campaign

LGBTQ Student Scholarship Database

Mentorship & Education Access

The Human Rights Campaign offers a list of scholarships, fellowships and grants for LGBTQ and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level.

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The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund

Mentorship & Education Access

The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is an American civil rights organization that focuses on transgender equality through impact litigation and public policy work.

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Just Like Us (UK Based)

Mentorship & Education Access

Just Like Us' mission is to empower young people to champion LGBT+ equality. They want all young people to know that being LGBT+ is something to be celebrated.

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Audre Lorde Project

Community Organizing

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.

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Southerners on New Ground (SONG)

Mentorship & Education Access

Community Organizing

SONG is a home for LGBTQ liberation across all lines of race, class, abilities, age, culture, gender, and sexuality in the South. We build, sustain, and connect a southern regional base of LBGTQ people in order to transform the region through strategic projects and campaigns developed in response to the current conditions in our communities. SONG builds this movement through leadership development, intersectional analysis, and organizing.