LGBTQ+ Individuals, Family, and Friends

  • Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)
    https://www.colage.org/
    National organization expressly dedicated to supporting people with one or more LGBTQ+ caregivers, uniting them with a network of peers and supporting them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident and just leaders in their communities
  • Depression Looks Like Me
    https://www.depressionlookslikeme.com/
    Eesource center telling individual stories relating what depression looks like through the eyes of the community and offering tools and information from organizations and providers who are ready to help
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) – Including a provider directory to LGBTQ+ inclusive providers
    https://www.glma.org/
    Nation-wide provider directory of LGBTQ+ inclusive providers
  • Gender Odyssey
    https://genderodyssey.org/
    Annual event offering multiple informative and empowering workshops, films, receptions, performances, and the chance to make lifelong friends
  • Gender Spectrum
    https://genderspectrum.org/
    National organization committed to the health and well-being of gender-diverse children and teens through education and support for families, and training and guidance for educators, medical and mental health providers, and other professionals
  • GenPride
    https://genprideseattle.org/
    King County area organization advocating for the unique needs of older LGBTQIA+ adults, offering innovative programs and services that promote wellbeing and prevent social isolation, cultivating belonging through community connections, and working to eliminate discrimination in all of its forms
  • Inclusive Therapists
    https://www.inclusivetherapists.com/
    Directory of inclusive therapists following the mission, “All people with all abilities in all bodies deserve equal access to identity affirming, culturally responsive care.”
  • InterACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth
    https://interactadvocates.org/
    Advocacy organization for the human rights of children born with differences in sex traits or reproductive anatomy
  • Lambert House
    https://www.lamberthouse.org/
    Community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in the greater Seattle Washington area
  • National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network
    https://nqttcn.com/en/
    Organization providing healing justice resources for Queer and Trans people of color (QTPoC), including a directory of QTPoC mental health practitioners and digital access to the Mental Health Fund, which provides supplemental financial assistance for QTPoC who cannot afford psychotherapy
  • OutCare Health – including a provider director to LGBTQ+ inclusive providers
    https://www.outcarehealth.org/
    Comprehensive resource for LGBTQ+ healthcare, offering provider and healthcare resource directories, mentorship, medical education reform, and cultural competency training; offers the OutList, an online, nationwide directory of healthcare providers who identify as culturally competent in the care of the LGBTQ+ community
  • PFLAG
    https://pflag.org/
    Nationwide organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families
  • SAGE: Advocacy & Services for LGBTQ Elders
    https://www.sageusa.org/
    National advocacy and services organization providing multiple programs to build welcoming communities for LGBTQ+ elders
  • Washington Counselors of Color Network
    https://www.multiculturalcounselors.org/
    Serving an array of ethnic clients needing counseling and therapy from providers who understand the specific needs of people of color and various cultures

Healthcare Providers and Systems

  • Center of Excellence: LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity
    https://lgbtqequity.org/
    Providing behavioral health practitioners with vital information on supporting the population of people identifying as LGBTQ, intersex, two-spirit, and other diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions
  • HRC and Sage (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders) Long-Term Equality Index (LEI)
    https://thelei.org/
    Promoting equitable and inclusive care for LGBTQ older adults in residential long-term care and senior housing
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)
    https://www.hrc.org/resources/healthcare-equality-index
    National LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) LGBT Training Curriculum for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Providers
    https://www.samhsa.gov/behavioral-health-equity/lgbt/curricula
    Curriculum for behavioral health and primary care practitioners to help them assess, treat, and refer LGBT clients in a culturally sensitive manner
  • The National LGBT Health Education Center (Fenway Institute)
    https://fenwayhealth.org/the-fenway-institute/education/
    Educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality and cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people

Employers

  • HRC Municipality Equality Index (MEI)
    https://www.hrc.org/resources/municipal-equality-index
    Data index examining how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and services are of LGBTQ+ people who live and work there; cities are rated based on non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement and leadership on LGBTQ+ equality
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)
    https://www.hrc.org/resources/healthcare-equality-index
    National LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees
  • Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
    https://outandequal.org/
    Organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality; helping LGBTQ people thrive in the workplace and supporting organizations creating a culture of belonging for all

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