Health and Safety
  • National Coalition for LGBT Health – Committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals through advocacy, education and research.
  • Gay & Lesbian Medical Association - Ensures equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* individuals and health care providers.
  • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) - Issues with body image and eating can affect anyone at any time in their life.   
  • The NW Network – organization to end violence and abuse in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans communities
  • The Network/La Red – organization to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities
  • Anti-Violence Project and Bilingual (English/Spanish) Hotline: 212-714-1141
  • GNC - helpful guidelines for chest binding if you feel sick
  • Preparing to go to the hospital with a transgender identity
Mental Health
  • Trevor Project - Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
  • It Gets Better Project - Communicates to LGBTQ youth that it gets better with videos and other helpful information.
  • Help Guide.Org - Information on understanding and preventing suicide.
  • Self-care tips
  • Using your body to reduce stress
  • Q SpaceQ Chat Space provides online, live discussion groups for LGBTQ+ teens ages 13 to 19.  
Education and Advocacy
  • Consortium of High Education LGBT Resource Professionals - Works to seek climate improvement on campuses and to advocate for policy change, program development and establishment of LGBT Office/Centers.
  • Campus Pride Index - Assists campuses in learning ways to improve their LGBT campus life and ultimately shape the educational experience to be more inclusive, welcoming and respectful.
  • Human Rights Campaign- Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of more than 700,000 members and supporters nationwide and are the largest national GLBT civil rights organization.
  • Lambda Legal – National organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
  • National LGBTQ Task Force – Task force focused on freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people.
  • Point Foundation – National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund
Ally Resources
Identity Specific Resources
  • National Center for Transgender Equality – Advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people.
  • Trans Student Educational Resources – Youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.
  • Trans-Health – Online magazine of health and fitness for transsexual and transgender people.
  • FORGE – Milwaukee-based 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).
  • Trans Lifeline Phone Number: 877-565-8860 – Organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans* lives by responding to the critical needs of the community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education.
  • Familia Trans Queer Liberation Movement – Organization that seeks to achieve the collective liberation of trans*, queer, and gender nonconforming Latinxs through building community, organization, advocacy, and education.
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) – Legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.
  • – A project that hopes to give a voice to the bisexual community, share accurate information, answer questions, and provides resources to learn more.
  • Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) – Organization committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.
Additional Resources
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