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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)

Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Sex Work
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

2855 East Point St.
East Point, Georgia 30344

Contact Info

Phone: 6787225531

Notes

"We’re working to build a Black Trans Futurist Framework for practical abolition as the way to liberation. The Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative is a black, trans-led, broad based collaborative to restore an Atlanta where every person has the opportunity to grow and thrive without facing unfair barriers, especially from the criminal legal system."
Programs include a fund to support the Trans community in Atlanta navigating personal crises; political education and professional development education programs; and efforts to divest from criminal legal system and invest in communities instead.
Primarily focused in Atlanta, Georgia.

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."