LGBTQ

Organizations:

The Ali Forney Center An NYC-based organization that works to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently. 

House of GG Founded and led by Trans and gender nonconforming people and their allies, House of GG creates safe and transformative spaces where members of the community can heal from the trauma arising from generations of transphobia, racism, sexism, poverty, ableism and violence

LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund –  An organization that pays bail to secure the liberty and safety of low-income individuals in U.S. jails and immigration facilities, with focus on LGBTQ individuals. 

LGBT National Help CenterAn organization that provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Los Angeles LGBT Center –  An organization that provides services such as health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy for LGBT individuals and families.

Marsha P. Johnson InstituteProtects and defends the human rights of BLACK transgender people by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, and developing transformative leadership.

The Okra Project An organization that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing them home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources.

ProjectQA non-profit organization that provides safe space for LGBTQIA+ homeless youth – At their Community Center, LGBTQIA+ homeless youth can receive free mentorship classes and workshops, along with free gender-affirming haircuts. 

Snap4FreedomA Black, Trans, and Queer-led organization that builds safety within the community, invests in their collective embodied leadership, and builds political power.

Trans Cultural DistrictAims to stabilize and economically empower the transgender community through ownership of homes, businesses, historic and cultural sites, and safe community spaces. 

Trans Justice Funding ProjectA community-led funding initiative founded in 2012 to support grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people in the United States, including U.S. territories. 

The Trevor ProjectThe leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Youth BreakoutBreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.

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