LGBTQ+ resources in the United States
LGBTQ+ people in crisis should contact the following resources:
For LGBTQ+ people under 25: The Trevor Project‘s 24/7/365 Lifeline at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) or TrevorChat, their online instant messaging option, or TrevorText, a text-based support option. If you are looking for peer support, you can visit TrevorSpace from anywhere in the world.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)
Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860
General Resources for LGBTQ+ and Allies
Anti-Violence Project – an organization aiming to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education.
CenterLink – database for LGBTQ+ centers around the country.
COLAGE – organization for people with one or more LGBTQ+ parent.
GMHC – the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy.
Matthew Shepard Foundation – aims to empower individuals to embrace human dignity and diversity.
Movement Advancement Project – an independent, nonprofit think tank that provides rigorous research, insight and communications that help speed equality and opportunity for all.
Out & Equal – an organization dedicated to achieving global workplaces where all people are equal, belong, and thrive.
LGBTQ+ Political Resources
LGBTQ+ Youth Resources
LGBTQ+ Legal Resources
International LGBTQ+ Resources
Resources for Transgender People
Transgender Law Center (TLC) (legal services and advocacy)
Gender Proud (advocacy)
Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) (legal services)
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) (legal services)
Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) (advocacy)
Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) (advocacy)
Black Trans Advocacy (advocacy)
Trans Latina Coalition (advocacy)
Gender Spectrum (support for families, trans youth, and educators)
Gender Diversity (support for families, trans youth, and educators)
Trans Youth Equality Federation (support for families and trans youth)
Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA) (support for families and trans youth)
TransTech Social Enterprises (economic empowerment)
Transgender American Veterans Association (advocacy for trans veterans)
TransAthlete.com (info about trans athletes)
TransLife Center at Chicago House (support services)
Special thanks to Tomboi for putting this together! <3