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PFLAG Greensboro

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Other (Legal)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

PO Box 4153
Greensboro, North Carolina 27404

Contact Info

Phone: (336) 420-0120

Notes

"By meeting people where they are and collaborating with others, PFLAG realizes its vision through:
— Support for all LGBTQ individuals, their families and allies
— Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ
— Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for LGBTQ individuals and their families"

Specific Programs Include:
— Monthly chapter meetings with a trained facilitator (https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/support/chapter-meetings)
— "The Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to celebrating and supporting the continuing education for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBTQIA allied students who exhibit courage and leadership in their schools and communities." (https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/education1/carter-stroupe-memorial-scholarship)
— Individual support. "PFLAG Greensboro has members who are available to schedule a time outside of the group meetings to listen and answer questions. PFLAG cannot provide legal advice or assistance but we do have members who can support you in those spaces. Examples include:
-help you advocate for yourself or your child with issues arising in the school system or other community services
-be witnesses for name changes, marriages
-moral support for court dates." (https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/support/individual-support)

Horizon Counseling and Wellness

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

PO Box 435
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (815) 709-4357

Notes

"About Me: Brian Mueller, MA, LCPC

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been working in the Dekalb-Sycamore area since 2015. I have clinical and community-based experience with adults, adolescents, and children in a variety of specialty areas that include mental health issues, substance abuse and addiction, life transitions, marriage/relationships, LGBT issues, gender identity, family issues, and divorce/separation. I strive to create a relaxed and comfortable environment, so that you feel empowered and ready to explore your life's potential. If you or someone know you is struggling and in need of direction, I invite you to contact me so we can begin building together."

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Other (Legal)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging

Location

1330 Boylston Street
Suite 400
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Notes

"The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on time-honored principles of restoring dignity for some of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens. Before we can begin to resolve the issue of nursing home abuse, we must understand what it is."

"Get Help Now: Were you or your loved one abused or neglected by a nursing home, senior living or assisted living facility? Ask Legal Questions at (877) 978-3170."

NHAC includes information specifically about Nursing Home Abuse and the LGBT community.

Queer Appalachia

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Indigenous/Native Communities
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

National

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"Queer Appalachia is an artist collective. Anyone is welcome at our table regardless of addiction status, mental health, socioeconomic status, identity, race or how "out" you are. When we use hashtags like #nooneisdisposable, it's not marketing or branding. We invite anyone to work along side us. For far too long, depictions of these regions have been white-washed and have made invisible the communities of color that live and struggle alongside us. We acknowledge the necessity for our work to not emulate these patterns and seek that both the project and its contributors accurately and appropriately reflect our diverse community."
Projects and Efforts Include: Harm Reduction; Transformative Justice; 'Electric Dirt' (magazine celebrating Queer voices and identities from Appalachia and the South); Community SOS & Rapid Response Funding; monthly Spotify playlist. Continuously evolving, so check website for new projects and efforts.

GLITS: Gays and Lesbians Living In a Transgender Society

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • Mental Health
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Sex Work

Location

National

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"We approach the health and rights crises faced by transgender sex workers holistically using harm reduction, human rights principles, economic and social justice, along with a commitment to empowerment and pride in finding solutions from our own community. The first issue we address is that of immediate need/crisis support for transgender sex workers, including community members from the NYC area, across the US and globally through supporting asylum seekers from our priority communities. The next issue we address is health care and health resilience for transgender sex workers. We need to address this issue because our community is hypermarginalized and has a profound need for safe sex supplies and free/low cost health to address both trans specific and holistic needs. We currently work on housing since so many in our G.L.I.T.S.’ community are without stable housing, deepening the cycle of disenfranchisement. G.L.I.T.S. also advocates and educates to ensure health, wellness and inclusion of transgender people in our society and to address the stigmatization and criminalization of trans people because of anti-prostitution/anti-sex work laws."

For immediate assistance call: Toll-free SWOP-USA/GLITS Community Support Line at (877) 776-2004 (ext. 212)

Lighthouse Foundation

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Youth Services

Location

2335 N. Orchard Street
Chicago, Illinois 60115
Cook County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (773) 808-3050
Email:

Notes

"We are a nonsectarian, nonprofit social justice organization that advances justice for Black LGBTQ+ people across Chicagoland through empowerment, education, and entertainment."
Also: "The Lighthouse Foundation is raising money for its Black Queer Mutual Aid Fund, which will give out $100 micro-grants to Black LGBTQ people in need in light of the COVID-19 pandemic." (from an article on blockclubchicago.org)

House of GG

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • People with Disabilities
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

P.O. Box 26165
Little Rock, Arkansas 72221

Contact Info

Phone: 501-904-5216
Email:

Notes

"The Griffin-Gracy Educational Retreat & Historical Center’s (a.k.a. “House of GG”) mission is to create programs, services, and resources that positively impact the lives, history, and visibility of Transgender, gender-questioning, and gender-nonconforming people. We do this through programs that promote healing justice, resilience, and organizing among our communities, particularly by and for transgender women of color, to remove barriers that inhibit our survival."
"Founded and led by Trans and gender nonconforming people and our allies, we create safe and transformative spaces where members of our community can heal—physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually—from the trauma arising from generations of transphobia, racism, sexism, poverty, ableism and violence, and nurture them into tomorrow’s leaders. We currently primarily focus on supporting and nurturing the leadership of Transgender women of color living in the U.S. South."

The Black Stripe

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

National

Notes

"The Black Stripe represents the cooperative effort of Same Gender Loving (SGL) "Queers": Lesbians, Gay men, Bisexuals and Transgendered people of African Descent. It was inspired by discussions on GLBPOC and Sistahnet.
As gays and lesbians of African Descent, we claim and are claimed by two communities--the black community and the gay community. Neither community fully accepts, appreciates or understands us."

"If you're a member of the (heterosexual) black community or the (white) gay community, or any other community, welcome. Explore, experience and learn. If you're a same gender loving person of African Descent; welcome home."

The site is somewhat dated, but includes links to useful resources, including articles, film and movie lists, notable individuals, and discussion boards.

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Indigenous/Native Communities
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

P.O. Box 7793
Oakland, CA 94601

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC). We work at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces. Our overall goal is to increase access to healing justice resources for QTPoC."
Services include Practitioner Development; Healing Justice Resources for QTPoC; Technical Assistance for Social Justice Organizations; Field Building. Also offers a map of NQTTCN practitioners across the country.

City of Folks

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Statewide

Contact Info

Website:
Phone:

Notes

North Carolina based "Virtual space for local LGBTQIA+ community members and allies to support one another and come together during this time of physical separation ?️‍?"

Folk(s)tales: "Whether you want to share your coming out story, a time of trouble, or an anecdote of hope and positivity, we think your words are worth being heard. Use the following form to share your experience with us and, with your permission, we will share it with the rest of our City of Folks community." https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYhsUjfAJVgp8m63NISGvHn3cA7116oAk2FJK4tuOoeFuquA/viewform