Education and Support

Asian Pacific Islander PFLAG (API PFLAG) – API PFLAG is works to help keep families together. API PFLAG support group meetings provide a safe space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning people to share their feelings and experiences, to explore their identity, and to seek the acceptance and unconditional love. Offers confidential email and telephone support on coming out issues and religious issues.

Asian Pacific Islander (API) Family Pride – API’s mission is to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialog.

BiNetUSA – An umbrella organization and voice for bisexual people, facilitating the development of a cohesive network of bisexual communities, promoting bisexual visibility, and collecting and distributinf educational information regarding bisexuality.

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) – Focuses on advocacy for LGBT youth in schools.

Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) – 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

National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Centers (NALGBTCC)

Supports and enhances lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community centers, which are engines of community organizing and liberation, and crucial to the health and strength of LGBT communities. The Association offers technical assistance, leadership training, and networking opportunities to centers in all stages of formation, and is a national voice for the LGBT community centers movement.

NIA Collective – Creates and provides a safe and healthy environment for the growth and empowerment of Lesbians of African descent and their communities.

Open Minded Health – OMH is dedicated to providing information about gender and sexual minority health. Posts are a mix of the latest research, activity risk reduction tips, and the latest news.

Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) – An international organization providing support for families and friends when the find out they have a loved one who is LGBT.

Tri-Ess – Support, Serenity, Service – An educational, social and support group for heterosexual crossdressers, their partners, the spouses of married crossdressers and their families.

Unid@s, the National Latina/o LGBT Human Rights Organization – Organization founded in 2007 to fight for justice for all LGBT Latin@s and all people.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) – Formerly known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, Inc., (HBIGDA) WPATH is a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders. The mission of WPATH is to further the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders by professionals in medicine, psychology, law, social work, counseling, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, sexology, speech and voice therapy, and other related fields.

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