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National Black Justice Coalition

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Marriage
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Sex Work
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Post Office Box 71395
Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Contact Info

Phone: (202) 319-1552

Notes

"The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ/SGL bias and stigma. As America’s leading national Black LGBTQ/SGL civil rights organization focused on federal public policy, NBJC has accepted the charge to lead Black families in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBTQ/SGL equality."

Campaign for Southern Equality

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Spanish Speaking Community and Support
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

P.O. Box 364
Asheville, North Carolina 28802

Contact Info

Phone: 828-242-1559

Notes

"The Campaign for Southern Equality is working to build a South where LGBTQ people are equal in every part of life. A South where your zipcode doesn’t determine your rights. Where all of us are free to be who we truly are and love who we truly love."

Parker Herring Law Group

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)

Location

434 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

Contact Info

Phone: (919) 821-1860

Notes

"Parker Herring Law Group, PLLC is a Raleigh, North Carolina based family law firm. Our attorneys represent clients in adoption, divorce, separation, child custody, child support, alimony and equitable distribution. We also work with Intended Parents and Surrogates needing Gestational Surrogacy Agreements, Pre-Birth Orders, and Egg Donation Agreements." Site includes information about LGBT Adoption and Surrogacy.

Tranzmission

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Other (Medical)
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Statewide

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"Tranzmission was founded in Asheville, NC on April 2nd, 2001. We quickly discovered that amazing things can happen when people come together! Our membership includes nonbinary, genderqueer and gender fluid folks as well as trans women, trans men and our family, friends, and allies. Over the years our membership continues to change and evolve, and we continue to celebrate and nourish the incredible diversity within our community."

Tranzmission is a trans- and GNC-focused organization that offers educational trainings, name-change support, mental health support groups for youth and adults, and a list of trans-friendly resources in the area. They are based in Asheville, NC, but have some resources outside of their county.

National Center for Lesbian Rights

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services
Se habla español

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Indigenous/Native Communities
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging
  • Spanish Speaking Community and Support
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, California 94102

Contact Info

Phone: 415.392.6257

Notes

"The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) was the first national LGBTQ legal organization founded by women and brings a fierce, longstanding commitment to racial and economic justice and our community’s most vulnerable."

The National LGBT Bar Association

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services
Se habla español

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Professional Development/Scholarships

Location

1200 18th Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036

Contact Info

Phone: (202) 637-7661

Notes

"The National LGBT Bar Association is 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."

Lamda Legal

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services
Se habla español

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)

Location

120 Wall Street
19th Floor
New York, New York 10005-3919

Contact Info

Phone: 212-809-8585
Email:

Notes

Broad information on legal representation, support, current law, and ongoing cases.

ACLU of Illinois

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services
Se habla español

Services

  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Immigration
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

150 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 600
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Contact Info

Phone: 312-201-9740

Notes

"The ACLU of Illinois firmly believes that rights should not be limited based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. We stand in support of inclusive policies that strengthen rights for LGBT individuals. After securing the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples in Illinois, the ACLU of Illinois has continued to protect gay and lesbian couples from discrimination by those who justify their actions based on religion. Our advocacy also supports people who are transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming, so that they are able to live their authentic lives, without discrimination in employment, access to accurate identity documents and public schools. And, the ACLU is continuing our historic work to resist and combat discrimination for those with HIV. "

Judy Trentman Wilson, Attorney at Law, P.C.

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Marriage

Location

103A West Main Street
Suite 204
Belleville, Illinois 62220
St. Clair County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 618-207-4032
Email:

Notes

"My team has worked with many clients, including ... same-sex couples who seek to adopt children…" "I can help you address issues such a … The rights of same-sex couples as well as exploring adoption alternatives for same-sex couples"

Blake Behme Law Group

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Marriage

Location

521 W Main St
Belleville, Illinois 62220
St. Clair County, IL

Notes

"Our commitment to providing LGBT-friendly services is important. Not only in regard to child custody and co-parenting agreements, as well as civil partnership agreements, we maintain a LGBT-friendly approach to all of our practice areas, whether family law, criminal defense, civil litigation and other matters." "We represent non-traditional couples and families, including opposite sex partners who are not married, same-sex partners, unmarried adults living together, transgender adults, gay men and lesbians who have adopted or wish to adopt, donor insemination cases, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization." "Blake Law Group, P.C. understands the LGBT Community faces legal issues other may never have to face, including with respect to family law, employment law, adoption and surrogacy work. We offer a free initial consultation and case evaluation."