LGBTQ

Equality Pennsylvania

Advocacy: Equal dignity in the eyes of the law for LGBT people.

Level: Statewide

Website: equalitypa.org

Social Media: facebook.com/equalitypa

Purpose: Make it illegal to use someone's sexual orientation or gender identity/expression to deny them a job, housing, or access to a public space.


Galaei

Advocacy: Latino LGBT

Level: National

Website: galaei.org

Social Media: facebook.com/galaei/

Purpose: Galaei is committed to the advancement de nuestra familia through leadership and economic development, sexual empowerment, and grassroots organizing.


The Equality Coalition

Advocacy: LGBT Rights

Level: Local

Social Media: facebook.com/pg/TheEqualityCoalitionCampaign/

Purpose: They are a group of people motivated to make the world around us a better place for all people by working with the people and organizations of our community and advocating for them.


Equality PAC

Advocacy: Political arm of the LGBT Equality Caucus.

Level: National

Website: fightforequality.org

Social Media: facebook.com/Equality-PAC-436296236560992/

Purpose: Our democracy better reflects the diversity of the American people and the strength of our inclusive values.


GLAAD

Advocacy: Media force for LGBTQ rights.

Level: National

Website: glaad.org

Social Media: facebook.com/GLAAD/ @GLAAD

Purpose: A world where everyone can live the life they love.


GLSEN

Advocacy: Championing LGBTQ issues in K-12 education since 1990.

Level: National

Website: glsen.org

Social Media: facebook.com/GLSEN @GLSEN

Purpose: Create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


gsanetwork (Genders and Sexualities Alliance}

Advocacy: Next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization.

Level: National

Website: gsanetwork.org

Social Media: facebook.com/GSANetwork

Purpose: Empower and train queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.


Human Rights Campaign

Advocacy: Grassroots force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters standing together for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.

Level: National

Website: hrc.org

Social Media: facebook.com/humanrightscampaign @humanrightscampaign

Purpose: Defend the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.


Lambda Legal

Advocacy: Widest and largest national legal organization for LGBT rights.

Level: National

Website: lambdalegal.org

Social Media: facebook.com/lambdalegal @lambdalegal

Purpose: Full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.


PFLAG

Advocacy: Grassroots, chapter-based organization that is currently organized in more than 400 communities across the United States.

Level: National

Website: pflag.org

Social Media: facebook.com/PFLAG/ @PFLAG

Purpose: A world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.


The Trevor Project

Advocacy: Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Level: National

Website: thetrevorproject.org

Social Media: facebook.com/TheTrevorProject @TheTrevorProject

Purpose: Life-saving, life-affirming work for LGBTQ youth.


William Way LGBT Center

Advocacy: LGBT Rights and Acceptance

Level: Local

Website: waygay.org

Social Media: facebook.com/waygayphiladelphia/ @WayGay

Purpose: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming.