National LGBTQ+

COLAGE: The only national organization expressly dedicated to supporting people with one or more LGBTQ+ caregivers, uniting them with a network of peers and supporting them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in their communities.

DoD Federal Globe: A DoD affiliate of Federal Globe in support of the rights of the LGBT Armed Forces, Civil Service, and the aligned corporations of those who wish to serve, and friends and family.

Drug & Alcohol Addiction in LGBTQ+ Community: Addiction Resource raises awareness of the dangers of substance abuse among the LGBTQ+ community.

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD): GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN): GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. Together we can transform our nation’s schools into the safe and affirming environment all youth deserve.

GLMA – Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality: A national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments.  To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive advocacy, education, and research.

GSA Network: A next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC): By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, the Human Rights Campaign strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

Immigration Equality: The nation’s leading LGBTQ immigrant rights organization.

Lambda Legal: A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

LGBT National Help Center: A non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Utilizing a diverse group of LGBT volunteers, we operate three national hotlines, the LGBT National Hotline, the LGBT National Youth Talkline, and the LGBT National Senior Hotline as well as private, volunteer one-to-one online chat, that helps both youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.

LGBTQ+ Comprehensive Health & Well-being Guide: Members of the LGBTQ+ community have unique and complex health needs that heterosexuals don’t face. Health disparities and barriers to care can make staying healthy challenging, but knowing LGBTQ+ health risks can ensure you stay on top of your health. Local and national resources can help you prevent or treat these health conditions with the right medical testing, care and support.

Log Cabin Republicans: The nation’s largest Republican organization dedicated to representing LGBT conservatives and allies.

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR): A national 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.

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE): Advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.

National Equality Action Team (NEAT): Builds collaborative actions and partnerships so anyone, anywhere, can fight for LGBTQ+ Justice everywhere. NEAT believes in education and advocacy that is grassroots, intersectional, locally driven, and accessible.

National LGBT Bar Association & Foundation: A national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBTQ+ community in all its diversity.

National LGBTQ Task Force: Advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. The Task Force is building a future where everyone can be free to be their entire selves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go. That’s why the Task Force is training and mobilizing millions of activists across our nation to deliver a world where you can be you.

Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG): The first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies.

Pride At Work: Represents LGBTQ union members and their allies. Pride at Work organizes mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBTQ Community to further social and economic justice.

Service members, Partners, Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All (SPARTA): SPART*A is a group of LGBT people who currently serve or have served in the military and our families as well as veteran and uniformed allies. SPART*A is a membership organization, built by, for and with members from all parts of the LGBT military community.

Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders (SAGE): Leads in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging. In partnership with its constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older people, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years

Stonewall Democrats: There are LGBT Democratic groups across the US that work to elect pro-LGBT Democrats in federal, state, and local elections, serve as a bullhorn for LGBT governmental issues, and supply LGBT voters to ballot boxes.

Trans Lifeline: A trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive

Transgender Law Center: The largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. 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.

True Colors: True Colors works to create a world where LGBTQ+ youth thrive.   Their mission is to ensure LGBTQ+ youth β€” of all backgrounds β€” are safe, valued, and able to be their authentic selves by providing education, advocacy, and support to LGBTQ+ youth, their families, communities, and those who work with them.