June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States.” (Library of Congress)

A Proclamation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month, 2021 by the White House

 

LGBTQ+ Resources

 

LGBT National Senior Hotline
888-234-7243

 

LGBT National Youth Talkline
800-246-7743

HOURS

Mon – Fri:
1 PM – 9 PM/pacific time
4 PM – Midnight/eastern time

Sat:
9 AM – 2 PM/pacific time
Noon – 5 PM/eastern time

 

LGBTQIA+ National Resources

  • The Trevor Project: 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.

National Career/Employment Resources

  • Out and Equal Workplace Advocates: Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and our annual Workplace Summit conference, we help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all.

Other Online Resources

  • Human Rights Campaign-The Human Rights Campaign advocates for the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals, including seniors. It provides important resources, such as the Healthcare Equality Index and the Long-Term Care Equality Index, which help seniors and their family members ensure they’re accessing safe, effective health care and long-term care services.
  • Outright Action International
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • FTMI International
  • Intersex Society of North America
  • NorthEast Two-Spirit Society
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Center
  • National LGBTQ Task Force-The National LGBTQ Task Force is an advocacy organization that protects the rights of LGBTQIA+ community members of all ages. Its work includes intervening in cases of discrimination in health care and long-term care facilities, as well as providing education and awareness for caregivers and family members of LGBTQIA+ seniors.
  • GLAAD-GLAAD has long been an advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. This nonprofit organization promotes acceptance for all people and provides education for straight allies, as well as for those who are still working toward acceptance. GLAAD also provides advocacy services for LGBTQIA+ persons of all ages, offers intervention where necessary and promotes inclusivity.
  • Assistedliving.org-LGBTQIA+ Senior Housing Options
  • Trans Students Education Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students through advocacy and empowerment.
  • Stand in Pride has thousands of members ready and willing to shower you with support and love. They are willing to physically show up for any special occasion.

Medical Resources

Addiction Center

Website

Phone: (844) 359-0114

Addiction Center works with nationally recognized treatment facilities to provide treatment, counseling, rehab placement, and insurance/financial consultations for those seeking help.

 

Bisexual Resource Center

Website

Phone: (617) 424-9595

The Bisexual Resource Center envisions a world where love is celebrated, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Because bisexual today are still misunderstood, marginalized, and discriminated against, the BRC is committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.

 

Campus Pride

Website

Phone: (704) 277-6710

The Primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs, and services to support LGBTQIA+ and ally students on college campuses across the United States.

 

Center for Black Equity

Website

Phone: (202) 641-8527

The vision of the Center for Black Equity is to build a global network of LGBTQIA+ individuals, allies, community-based organization, and Prides dedicated to achieving equality and social justice for the Black LGBTQIA+ community through health equity, economic equity, and social equity.

 

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals

Website

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals is a member-based organization working toward the liberation of LGBTQIA+ people in higher education. They support individuals who work on campuses to educate and support people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as advocate for more inclusive policies and practices through an intersectional and racial justice framework.

Cyberbulling Awareness and Prevention

Website

Cyberbully often happens to those who are considered “different” or “unique.” This tends to describe many LGBTQIA+ youth, whose openness about gender and sexuality can lead to an undeserved backlash. Affordable Colleges Online seeks to bring awareness and teach prevention of this specific type of bulling.

 

Financial Aid for LGBTQIA+ Students

Website

The burden of paying for college and adjusting to college life can be tough enough–but it may only get harder for LGBTQIA+ students, who may be ostracized for being different. This guide aims to reduce the stress of college for LGBTQIA+ students by assisting with one key element: financial aid.

 

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

Website

The GLSEN’s mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression

 

Gender Identity and Students Toolkit

Website

USC Rossier created collection of tools and resources to support conversations surrounding gender identity in the classroom, aiming to help teachers, school counselors, and school communities to work together to create a safe and nurturing school climate for all students.

Human Rights Campaign

Website

Phone: (202) 628-4160

As the largest national LGBTQIA+ civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQIA+ people are ensured of their basic equal rights and can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work, and in the community.

 

LGBTQIA+ College Student Guidebook

Website

This guide takes a look at colleges and universities leading the way in providing curricula and resources to support LGBTQIA+ students throughout their college experience. Information on resources, curricula, and student organizations is provided, as well as candid interviews with LGBTQ community leader to help alleviate some of the worries that LGBTQIA+ students may have when it comes to postsecondary education.

 

LGBTQIA+ Comprehensive Health and Well-Being Guide

Website

A guide on LGBTQIA+ health and well-being.

 

LGBTQIA+ Student Support

Website

Within this guide, LGBTQIA+ students can find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate both high school and college environments.

 

LGBTQIA+ Youth Guide for Teachers

Website

Teachers play a crucial role in supporting and advocating for LGBTQIA+ students, ensuring they are able to learn and explore in a safe classroom space. This guide discusses the importance of inclusive classrooms and provides tips and tools for being an ally to LGBTQIA+ students. There is also an expert interview that explores common questions teachers of LGBTQIA+ students may have.

 

Life as a Transgender College Student: Finding Support, Resources, and Inclusive Schools

Website

This guide is designed to support transgender students in learning about their rights, to help them find colleges that affirm their value, and to empower them to fully embrace their gender identity.

 

National Black Justice Coalition

Website

Phone: (202) 319-1552

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black LGBTQIA+ people, including those living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQIA+ bias and stigma.

National Center for Lesbian Rights

Website

Phone: (800) 528-6257

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

National LGBTQ Task Force

Website

Phone: (202) 393-5177

The National LGBTQ Task Force trains and mobilizes activists to advance full freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQIA+ people.

 

National Queer Pacific Islander Alliance

Website

Phone: (917) 439-3158

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of LGBTQIA+ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. It seeks to build the organizational capacity of local LGBTQIA+ AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate the community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge anti-LGBTQIA+ bias, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.

 

Point Foundation

Website

Phone: (323) 933-1234

Point Foundation (Point) is America’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQIA+ students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.

 

The Trevor Project

Website

Phone: (866) 488-7386

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQIA+ young people under 25.

 

Transgender College Student Resource Guide

Website

This Transgender College Student Resource Guide will help students find answers and resources for common issues experienced on campus while also empowering them to stand up for themselves and know their rights.
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White House Proclamation 2022

 

Suicide Prevention

Anxiety & Stress

Depression, Sadness & Grief

Relationships, Stalking & Domestic Violence

Black Mental Health

LGBTQIA+

Anger

Trauma & PTSD

HCC Cares

Counseling & Ability Services

 

Other Resources

National Association Of School Psychologists

(301) 657-0270
www.nasponline.org


American Psychological Association

(202) 336-5500
www.apa.org


Association Of Gay And Lesbian Psychiatrists

(215) 222-2800
www.aglp.org


The Gay, Lesbian And Straight Education Network

(212) 727-0135
www.glsen.org


The Trevor Project

1 (866)-488-7386
www.trevorproject.org


Human Rights Campaign

(800) 777-4723
www.hrc.org


Human Rights Watch

(212) 290-4700
www.hrw.org


My Life Is Worth Living

mylifeisworthliving.org


National Youth Advocacy Coalition

(800) 541-6922
www.nyacyouth.org


Parents, Families, And Friends Of Lesbians And Gays

(202) 467-8180
wwwpflag.org