The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. HRC has resources to help you come out and live openly at home, at work and in your community.
Initiatives through the HRC for young people and workplaces. On their website are many more links and resources.
Project THRIVE is a multi-year national campaign to create more equitable, inclusive support systems and communities for LGBTQ youth. Project THRIVE will build the skills and capacities of all youth-serving professionals to better meet the needs of LGBTQ young people.
Advancing workplace equality for LGBTQ+ employees means looking far beyond the employee handbook—it means putting policy into practice on the factory floor, in the corporate boardroom and everywhere in between.
GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance.
More organizations to check out:
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network. “Every day GLSEN works to ensure that LGBT students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.”
A progressive organization whose mission is to support, educate and advocate for the rights and lives of transgender individuals and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies). They have recorded webinars on many different issues related to trans* individuals and SOFFAs.
“The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.”
“The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community from the ground up.” They also run Creating Change the “largest annual gathering of LGBTQ activists, organizers, and leaders within the LGBT movement” in the US.
“The nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.”
“Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBT People to Move Equality Forward.”
“The largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.”
1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25. There is also chat and text options for crisis counseling.
Suicide Prevention Hotline LGBTQ Resources
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. There is also a chat option for those more comfortable talking through text.
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.
A few umbrella pages to check out on these broad topics. Further links and information are provided with each page.
Gay and lesbian people have the capacity to form attraction and/or relationships with a person of the same gender.
Bisexual people have the capacity to form attraction and/or relationships to more than one gender.
Within the asexual community, there are many ways for people to identify.
Sampling collection of sites with further information favored by Safe Zone
“The world’s largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality.”
“A voice to the bisexual community, share accurate information, answer questions, and provide resources for further learning.”
“Learn how to heal from and stand up to everyday violence, discrimination, and marginalization,” with plenty of articles about class, gender, LGBTQIA issues, and race.
“Comprehensive Sex Education That Works.”
An online resource educating on issues of identity, sexuality, gender, privilege, and oppression, but in a fun, approachable way.
Family that travels and does speaking events, have a ton of materials on their site, and do an “equality ride” (super cool), all from a Christian perspective.
“A Guide Towards [Trans] Allyship”
“Sharing stories of LGBTQ youth in the United States.”
Religious Based Organizations
An online community that empowers Christians to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) equality. Reaching an average of 3 – 5 million people per month, we are the leading platform in Christian faith and LGBTQ advocacy.
The Center serves three distinct but overlapping constituencies: the world of academic religious scholarship; faith communities; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender people and organizations. For each of these constituent groups, CLGS is committed to providing programming and support for research, resources, education for leadership, and community-building/advocacy.
The purpose of this ecumenical group is to provide the resources to facilitate a paradigm shift in multiple denominations whereby churches become welcoming and affirming of all congregants regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. IWR wants to help build church homes that are truly welcoming and nurturing, where everyone knows “they’re okay, just like they are.”
"Keshet works for the full equality of all LGBTQ Jews and our families in Jewish life."
"Advocacy. Inclusion. Social Justice.Creating a Culture Rooted in Human Rights in Muslim Societies."
Videos of Christians (mostly families) explaining how they fully support LGBTQ people and that being Christian shouldn’t mean being anti-gay.
A diverse community with varied backgrounds, cultures, theologies and denominations, drawn together through our love of Christ and our belief that every LGBTQ+ person, indeed, every person is a beloved child of God. Q Christian Fellowship cultivates radical belonging among LGBTQ+ people and allies through a commitment to growth, community, and relational justice.
“A multifaith organization dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society.”
TransEpiscopal is a group of transgender and allied Episcopalians dedicated to fostering the full embrace of trans and nonbinary people, and our loved ones within The Episcopal Church and to inspiring faith-based advocacy for trans justice in the wider world.