To find out more about all the various ways you can be involved, please get to know these organizations and seek out local organizations in your community.
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
For over 30 years, GLAAD has tackled tough issues to shape the media narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.
Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation’s largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. With nearly 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.
THE TREVOR PROJECT
Founded in 1998, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Serving over 200 LGBT community centers across the country in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as centers in Canada, China, and Australia, CenterLink assists newly forming community centers and helps strengthen existing LGBT centers, through peer-based technical assistance and training, a variety of capacity building services, and networking opportunities for LGBT community center leaders.
HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
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 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC’s vision a reality.
NATIONAL CENTER FOR TRANGENDER EQUALITY
The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.
With over 600 health centers, Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, serving patients with compassion, with respect and without judgment.
TRUE COLORS FUND
Co-founded by Cyndi Lauper, the True Colors Fund works nationally to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Through a broad continuum of training & education, youth collaboration, and advocacy programs, the True Colors Fund is creating a world where all young people can be their true selves.