Guide: LGBTQ+ groups to donate to and volunteer with
Looking to donate or volunteer with LGBTQ+ groups during Pride Month?
Below is a list of groups to help you pick:
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network
GSA clubs, or GSAs for short, are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. Learn how to start a GSA here. Or donate here.
GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance. Click here to join the Visibility Project. And click here to donate.
It Gets Better Project
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. Click here to donate.
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education. Here are some ways you can get involved with the organization and donate.
National LGBTQ Task Force
The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. Learn how to take action here. And donate here.
National Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police. The organization is run by and for trans people. Learn how to volunteer here. Donate here.
Heritage of Pride is the nonprofit organization that plans and produces New York City’s official LGBTQIA+ Pride events each year. Click here to become one of the hundreds of volunteers who help make these events possible. And click here to donate.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Founded in 1973 after the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. Donate here.
Q Chat Space
Q Chat Space is a digital LGBTQ + center where you can join live chat, professionally facilitated, discussion groups. Join an upcoming group here.
Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ
This section of the Suicide Prevention Lifeline has information and resources for yourself and to help support loved ones who are LGBTQ+. Volunteer here.
The Trevor Project: Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention
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 and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Get involved here. And donate here.