As an LGBTQIA+-owned and operated organization, we understand the importance of fostering a world where individuals of all sexual attractions, gender identities, and expressions can thrive with acceptance and respect. Whether you seek information, guidance, or simply a sense of belonging, the resources below aim to be a valuable source of knowledge, inspiration, and connection. Here, you will find a wealth of resources, articles, and organizations that celebrate diversity, challenge stereotypes, and promote understanding while promoting a more inclusive and equitable society.
The HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work, and in every community.
GLAAD has been an advocacy group working toward the equality and equal treatment of the LGBTQ+ community since 1985. They provide resource links, educational blogs, and events where people can get involved in their cause.
PFLAG is the first and largest organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parents, families, and allies. In 2014, the organization officially changed its name to PFLAG to be more inclusive of all gender and sexual identities. They also offer online and in-person resources for LGBT individuals and their loved ones, including adult children.
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.
BOP is committed to building the bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, and unlabeled (bi+) community through regular events and is welcoming and inclusive of everyone, including but not limited to people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, sexes, relationship orientations, ethnicities, abilities, religions, and political affiliations.
The National Resource Center for LGBT Aging has a section dedicated to coming out later in life, which provides recommended reading material and links to local supportive online communities.
GLMA offers directories of LGBT-affirming therapists and mental health providers who have experience working with LGBT people and may specialize in providing support during the coming-out process.
Children of Lesbian and Gay (COLAGE) (https://colage.org/)
COLAGE unites people with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities and has supported children of LGBTQ+ parents for the past 30 years.
The Gender Unicorn (https://transstudent.org/gender/)
Trans Student Educational Resources created the Gender Unicorn and remains the only national organization run by young transgender people. TSER created the Gender Unicorn graphic to portray the distinction more accurately between gender, sex assigned at birth, and sexuality.