Growing support has led to the rise of many on-campus communities and resources for LGBTQ students, but figuring out the exact initiatives that a specific college is taking can be challenging and time-consuming. Affordablecolleges.com is a free resource that provides guidance on assessing a school’s support systems for its LGBTQ community, up-to-date info on scholarships for LGBTQ students, national LGBTQ organizations & resources, and affordable colleges with supportive communities.
The mission of the APA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Office is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge on gender identity and sexual orientation to benefit society and improve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people’s lives.
The ANCHOR Project (Accessible Network for Coordinated Housing, Opportunities, and Resilience) is designed to provide culturally responsive and affirming services to young adults who identify with the spectrum of LGBTQ&A (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and straight ally) communities. As a team of community partners, the ANCHOR Project is equipped to offer supportive services in a variety of areas, including housing stabilization, social opportunities, mental and emotional well-being, community engagement, employment skills, goal achievement, personal empowerment, financial Education,
recovery support, educational goals, healthy decision-making and more.
Competitive Arizona is a coalition of businesses and individuals working to promote economic development in Arizona through equality and inclusion for all people, including gay and transgender individuals, in employment, housing, and public accommodations.
Ready to be an advocate for safe schools for all kids? Start here, with this publication created by PFLAG National to give you the tools and resources you need to make sure that all kids have access to education in a safe and supportive environment. For too many of our children, attending school can be a frightening experience. And for parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators, providing a safe environment for young people can seem like a daunting task, especially when dealing with the issue of how to make not only classrooms, but all school facilities, more welcoming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.
We are Catholic parents of LGBT sons and daughters sharing with others on the same journey our message of hope and unconditional love for our families and fostering respect, friendship and justice for our children.
Mental Health America works nationally and locally to raise awareness about mental health and ensures that those at-risk for mental illnesses and related disorders receive proper, timely and effective treatment. MHA incorporates culturally competent strategies to ensure that it is effectively addressing the treatment and psychosocial needs of consumers and families with diverse values, beliefs, sexual orientations and backgrounds that vary by race, ethnicity and/or language.
ONE Community is a gay-friendly business directory, “Open for Business” to everyone. List your company, search for a friendly service provider.
OUTreach is the University of Arizona organization formed by LGBT faculty, staff, graduate students and our supporters. The goal of OUTReach is to achieve a campus climate which fosters the careers of LGBT faculty and academic professionals and the education of LGBT students. Our group strives, at all times, to be inclusive and professional with respect to sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity.
YOU’RE NOT ALONE! If you are a parent that has just found out your son or daughter is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender and are now feeling shocked, unsure, isolated or many of the other emotions we parents feel when we first discover our child’s sexual orientation or gender identity (that is different to ours), then this site will be invaluable to you.
Resources that you can download for free from the PFLAG National website.
We are a group of welcoming Tucson interfaith communities united in reaching out to and affirming lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Our purpose is to provide broad and diverse spiritual choices in a non-political and non-partisan manner to LGBT individuals in their search for spiritual fulfillment. We affirm LGBT people by accepting their sexuality and not seeking to change it and strive to overcome the alienation created by past religious condemnation and rejection.
Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity is organized for and by gay, straight, bisexual, and transgender men in college. We create a unique social and educational environment for our members within the traditional Greek fraternity system, while providing all open-minded men in college with career and character building opportunities. By participating in recreational, scholastic, and community service programs, the members of Sigma Phi Beta are transforming into tomorrow’s reliable leaders. Sigma Phi Beta values brotherhood, diversity, leadership, education, scholarship, fraternity life, and community service. We embrace tradition while promoting positive change that moves us forward.