National LGBT Organizations

Center Link – an organization to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.

GLAAD – Gay and Lesbian Alliance Agaist Defamation “GLAAD is a national organization that promotes fair, accurate and inclusive representation as a means of challenging discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity.”

GLSEN – The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN, is working to ensure safe and effective schools for all students.

Human Rights Campaign – The HRC is the nation’s largest gay and lesbian political organization. Be sure to check out the HRC Links page – very comprehensive!

LAMBDA Legal Defense – “The nation’s oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS.”

National LGBTQ Task Force – The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.

The NAMES Project/AIDS Memorial Quilt – “Our mission: To use the AIDS Memorial Quilt to help bring an end to AIDS.”

The Queer Resources Directory – The QRD contains over 20,000 files about anything and everything queer, including families, youth, politics, resources, media, and more.

P-FLAG – Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays