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Equality Federation From their website:

"We believe that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people should have a fair and equal opportunity to thrive and provide for themselves and their families in every community.

Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for LGBTQ people."

Learn more here: EqualityFederation.org

GLAAD From their website:

"GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love." 

Learn more here: GLAAD.org

GLSEN From their website:

"As GLSEN was founded by a group of teachers in 1990, we knew that educators play key roles in creating affirming learning environments for LGBTQ youth. But as well as activating supportive educators, we believe in centering and uplifting student-led movements, which have powered initiatives like the Day of Silence, Ally Week, and more."

Learn more here: GLSEN.org

Gill Foundation From their website:

"The Gill Foundation believes people should be treated equally regardless of who they are or who they love. That's why we support efforts at the state and national level to better the lives of every American.

Started in 1994 by software entrepreneur Tim Gill, the Gill Foundation is one of the nation's leading funders of efforts to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people."

Learn more here: GillFoundation.org

Human Rights Campaign From their website:

"We've spent 40 years creating the most powerful movement for equality our country has ever seen. But despite this progress, our most marginalized are still suffering from violence, discrimination and fear. Our goal is to ensure that all LGBTQ people, and particularly those of us who are trans, people of color and HIV+, are treated as full and equal citizens within our movement, across our country and around the world."

Learn more here: HRC.org

It Gets Better Project From their website:

"The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe."

"The It Gets Better Project is a global non-profit that reaches millions of young people each year through inspiring media programming, educational resources, international affiliates in 19 countries, and access to an arsenal of community-based service providers."

Learn more here: ItGetsBetter.org

LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus From their website:

"In the 118th Congress, all nine openly LGBTQI+ members of the United States House of Representatives help lead the Congressional Equality Caucus—one as Chair and eight as Co-Chairs. The Equality Caucus Chair and Co-Chairs work together to set the Caucus' agenda for the Congress and fulfill the Caucus' mission to promote equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics, including intersex traits. "

Learn more here: LGBTQ.House.gov

LGBTQ Freedom Fund From their website:

"With your help, LGBTQ Freedom Fund pays bail to secure the liberty and safety of low-income individuals in U.S. jails and immigration facilities, with focus on LGBTQ individuals.

LGBTQ people are disproportionately jailed in America, a problem precipitated by poverty and discrimination - in school, employment, policing, family, and society at large.

In tandem with direct service, we raise awareness of this epidemic of overincarceration."

Learn more here: LGBTQFund.org

Louisiana Trans Advocates From their website:

"1. Self-determination and expression for all transgender and gender nonconforming people is a core human right. 

2. Trans liberation depends on the empowerment of intersecting communities that experience systemic oppression, especially people of color, the poor, immigrants, people with disabilities, and women and femme-identified people. 

3. All trans people, regardless of individual socioeconomic status should have an opportunity to participate fully in organizational activities, especially those in under-resourced, isolated, and rural communities throughout the state."

Learn more here: LATransAdvocates.org

Marsha P. Johnson Institute From their website:

"The Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) protects and defends the human rights of BLACK transgender people. We do this by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership, and promoting our collective power. We intend to reclaim Marsha P. Johnson and our relationship as BLACK trans people to her life and legacy."

Learn more here: MarshaP.org

National LGBTQ Task Force From their website:

"The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. We are building a future where everyone can be free to be their entire selves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we've made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go."

Learn more here: TheTaskForce.org

SAGE From their website:

"For 40-plus years, SAGE has worked tirelessly on behalf of LGBT older people. Building off the momentum of the Stonewall uprising and the emerging LGBT civil rights movement, a group of activists came together to ensure that LGBT older people could age with respect and dignity. SAGE formed a network of support for LGBT elders that's still going and growing today. SAGE is more than just an organization. It's a movement of loving, caring activists dedicated to providing advocacy, services, and support to older members of the LGBT community. LGBT elders fought- and still fight-for our rights. And we will never stop fighting for theirs."

Learn more here: SAGEusa.org

Transgender Law Center From their website:

"Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation."

Learn more here: TransgenderLawCenter.org

The Trevor Project From their website:

"Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, 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."

Learn more here: TheTrevorProject.org

True Colors United From their website:

"True Colors United implements innovative solutions to youth homelessness that focus on the unique experiences of LGBTQ young people.

In the United States, 4.2 million youth experience homelessness each year, with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth 120% more likely to experience homelessness than their non-LGBTQ peers. True Colors United is committed to changing that."

Learn more here: TrueColorsUnited.org

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