PFLAG National - PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity
Fortunate Families ministers primarily with Catholic parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) daughters and sons. We believe when parents explore and value their stories, they are empowered to share that story with their family circle, their faith community and the larger community. You can go to the website: www.fortunatefamilies.com and click on "Listening Parents" and select a person to call who will listen to you and your concerns.
GSA - GLSEN supports the presence of student-led Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) in secondary schools can create a more welcoming climate for LGBT student, while reducing the overall severity of bullying. The Jump-Start Guide series supports students through the process of establishing and running an effective GSA.
Straight Spouse Network - The Straight Spouse Network (SSN) is an international organization that provides personal, confidential support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender mates and mixed-orientation couples for constructively resolving coming-out problems.
The World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews (GLBT Jews) -" Our vision is an environment where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Jews worldwide can enjoy free and fulfilling lives."
COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.
PFLAG National - PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
TransYouth Family Allies, serves families of trans-kids up to the age of 18. TYFA provides intervention services in dealing with schools and institutions and provides workshops for groups needing to know what to do when presented with a transgender person.
GLSEN - The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
The Fairness Project - Bob Minor - The mission of The Fairness Project is simple and multi-faceted: to promote fair and positive understanding of all human beings regardless of sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, nationality, race, ethnicity, age, or abilities, by educating and advocating for fundamental structural change and personal healing.
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.
ReachOut USA - Breaking old stereotypes, gaining new ground: ReachOut USA is committed to ending the social stigmas and inequalities associated with the LGBT Community, including those with disabilities. This includes those that lead to abuse, violence and suicide. We will accomplish this by promoting education, advocacy, networking, peer support, and outreach. ReachOut USA strives to provide the necessary resources in an atmosphere of compassion, understanding, tolerance, and diversity.
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) - GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.