- Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
As America's largest gay and lesbian organization, the Human Rights Campaign provides a national voice on gay and lesbian issues. The Human Rights Campaign effectively lobbies Congress; mobilizes grassroots action in diverse communities;invests strategically to elect a fair-minded Congress; and increases public understanding through innovative education and communication strategies. HRC is a bipartisan organization that works to advance equality based on sexual orientation and gender expression and identity, to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGTLF)
NGLTF is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, with the vision and commitment to building a powerful political movement.
- National Academic Advising Assocation (NACADA) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allies Concerns Commission
This site is a compilation of resources, links, and basic information for academic advisors about the LGBT community. It tends to have an academic focus but is also aimed at student affairs professionals who work in academic advising.
- Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 80,000 members and supporters and more than 460 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG national office, located in Washington, DC, the national Board of Directors and 14 Regional Directors.
- The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals (formerly The National Consortium of Directors of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Higher Education) officially started at the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force's Creating Change Conference in San Diego(November, 1997) but we have been working together on an
informal basis for several years. The combined vision and mission on the Consortium is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect. Our goals are to support colleagues and develop curriculum to professionally enhance this work; to seek climate improvement on campuses; and to advocate for policy change, program development, and establishment of LGBT Office/Centers.
Transgender Law Center
The Transgender Law Center (TLC) is a civil rights organization advocating for transgender communities in California. TLC utilizes direct legal services, public policy advocacy, and educational opportunities to advance the rights and safety of diverse transgender communities.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) is a collective organization founded on the understanding that gender self-determination is inextricably intertwined with racial, social and economic justice. The SRLP works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing arassment, discrimination, or violence.
Power of One Conference
The Power of One conference is a student leadership conference jointly sponsored by NASPA Region V and the Northwest LGBT Board of Directors. Each year it is held at a different institution of hhigher education in the Pacific Northwest. This conferences allows students, faculty and staff to explore issure relation to LGBT communities.