Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. The Trevor Project offers accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting and inclusive environments over the phone, online and through text.
As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work, and in every community.
The LGBT National Help Center, founded in 1996, is a non-profit organization that provides peer-support, community connections, and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Utilizing a diverse group of LGBT volunteers, they operate three national hotlines.
The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice. NCTE envisions a society in which transgender people not only survive, but thrive, with accepting families and communities, full self-determination over their identities and bodies, and freedom from disrespect, discrimination and violence.
Time Out Youth Center is a place where youth can experience a sense of belonging and community. Whether lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, a straight ally – or just don’t want to be labeled, all are welcome. Time Out Youth Center offers a safe space for all and fully respects the journey of each individual. At Time Out Youth, individuals are not expected to be anyone or anything except who they are.
The mission of Transcend Charlotte is to promote authenticity, connection, and social justice by empowering transgender individuals and all gender diverse or gender non-conforming people impacted by oppression and/or trauma. Transcend Charlotte strives to achieve its mission by educating the public/organizations on topics that are misunderstood by a majority of the population. In doing so, the hope is to reduce feelings of isolation, suicide rates, homelessness, and other poor outcomes for those struggling because of their minority status or traumatic experiences.
Licensed psychologist, Dr. Richard H. Reams, provides a seven-part instructional website that explains sexual orientation and sexual orientation identity to assist individuals in understanding themselves.
Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network “for” and “by” student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the United States.