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LGBTQIA+ Health Research & Practice

Recommended research and community resources to support education, research and clinical practice focusing on LGBT populations and patients

LGBTQIA+ Health Websites

Resources by State

One N Ten (Multiple Locations): One N Ten is dedicated to serving LGBTQ youth through youth centers, Q High (online high school diploma program), trans group, job preparation and much more.  

Trans Spectrum of Arizona: This organization works to cultivate a safe and welcoming community for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming individuals and allies. Peer support groups are available.  

Parents, Families and Friends of LGBTQ People (PFLAG Phoenix): This is an all-volunteer organization comprised of parents, family members and friends of LGBTQ people to provide support, education and advocacy. 

Trans Queer Pueblo: Trans Queer Pueblo is a local grassroots group working for the liberation of trans/queer migrant communities in Phoenix.   

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) - Arizona: The Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Arizona alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. 

Gender & Sexualities Alliance Network (GSA): Empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize for safer schools and healthier communities. Youth are given tools and resources to start a campaign in their own school. 

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Alliance (GLSEN): GLSEN provides education and resources to ensure safe schools for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. 

Mulligan's Manor (Tempe): Mulligan’s Manor is a group home for at-risk LGBTQ youth in crisis. The organization provides therapy, psychiatric services, developmental disability evaluations and house parents who are on site 24/7.  

Transgender Resources (from OneNTen): A summary of additional resources for Transgender youth in Arizona. 

Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition: Offers a directory of Arizona suicide prevention services and resources. 

Arizona Trans Youth and Parent Organization: Provides support to family members of trans gender children, including monthly support groups, education and resources. 

Equality Arizona: Focusing on key issues facing the LGBTQ community and working to make Arizona a fair, inclusive, and welcoming state for all people.

Phoenix Pride: Phoenix Pride unites and engages individuals and organizations to empower, educate and support the Arizona LGBTQ community and promotes a positive image in the Valley of the Sun and throughout Arizona through community activities and services.  

Southern Arizona Aids Foundation: SAAF provides services as the only community-based organization in southern Arizona, providing case management and ancillary support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families, culturally appropriate prevention and education programs to reduce the rate of infection, & LGBTQ community outreach & engagement.

Missouri PFLAG Chapters: The PFLAG Chapter Network--with over 400 chapters across the country--provides confidential peer support, education, and advocacy to LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.

The Center ProjectThe Center Project is Mid-Missouri's first and only lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally community space. Located in downtown Columbia, they offer a friendly, safe facility for a wide variety of groups and events.

Kansas City Center for Inclusion, Inc.

Out and Proud in MissouriOut, Proud and Healthy is a statewide effort to raise awareness of LGBTQ health disparities in Missouri and connect people with resources and community.

TransParent: TransParent is a St. Louis based organization dedicated to providing compassionate support and resources to parents and caregivers raising a gender independent child.

Metro Trans Umbrella Therapists and Medical Resources: This list contains resources, including medical practitioners, who have been recommended by community members and vetted and/or trained by MTUG with assistance from Trans Education Service, LLC.

PROMO Health Resources: PROMO is Missouri's statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality through legislative action, electoral politics, grassroots organizing, and community education.

Transgender Health Network: A network of Mid-Missouri health care professionals specifically focused on increasing and improving health care services to trans-identified and gender expansive individuals in our community. This website is designed to share the most recent list of trans-friendly providers in our network.

Growing American Youth: Growing American Youth is a social support organization for youth who live near St. Louis and who are 21 and under and may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. 

PrideSTLThe mission of Pride St. Louis is to foster an understanding and tolerance of the LGBTQIA+ Community in the general population by raising awareness through educational programs and events leading up to the annual Pride Fest in St. Louis.

Youth In NeedYouth In Need is a nonprofit child and family services agency that is dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families.

The HIMM Project:  The HIMM Project (HIMM) is a community-based initiative focused on HIV education, prevention, and treatment in the KC Metro among men who have sex with men— whether they identify as gay, bi, straight, curious, pansexual, or something else.    

CenterLink LGBT Community Member Centers in CaliforniaCenterLink is an international nonprofit organization and member-based association of LGBTQ  centers and other LGBTQ organizations serving their local and regional communities. Our mission is to strengthen, support, and connect LGBTQ community centers.

California Department of Public Health LGBT Health​The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) values the health of all Californians.  Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities, similar to other communities, experience some distinct health concerns.  Some of the health issues that affect everyone can affect LGBT individuals differently.  LGBT people of every age, race/ethnicity, and background need to be mindful of the need to make caring for their health a priority.

California PFLAG Chapters: The PFLAG Chapter Network--with over 400 chapters across the country--provides confidential peer support, education, and advocacy to LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.

The LGBTQ Youth SpaceFor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally youth and young adults ages 13-25, living in Santa Clara County

Equality CaliforniaEquality California brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.

California LGBTQ: The California LGBTQ Health & Human Services Network is an LGBTQ-specific program of Health Access, bringing together more than 60 non-profit providers, community centers, and researchers to advocate collectively for state level policies and resources that will advance LGBTQ health.

California State University LGBTQIA Centers: Each of the 23 California State University campuses offers services, support and community for LGBTQIA students, faculty and staff. The California State University is committed to providing an inclusive, safe living and learning environment for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students.

PACIFIC CENTER FOR HUMAN GROWTH: Pacific Center for Human Growth’s mission is to enhance the mental health and overall well-being of the LGBTQIA+ and QTBIPOC communities by providing culturally responsive therapy, peer to peer support groups, community outreach services, and facilitated workshops, to incorporate strong social justice and trauma-informed frameworks in our clinical training and peer-to-peer support programs that contribute to equitable mental health service delivery, and to provide the most comprehensive care possible for all who seek our services.

LGBTQ Connection: In Napa and Sonoma Counties the program operates local LGBTQ community centers, supporting underserved LGBTQ youth and elders. The Napa and Sonoma offices of LGBTQ Connection each provide a safe and trusted space to cultivate hubs of vibrant activities and caring community.

Stonewall Alliance Center: The Stonewall Alliance center is committed to cultivating a safe, open, inclusive environment for all members of the LGBT*Q+ and ally community. Stonewall Alliance unites, strengthens, and affirms the community through support, resources, education, advocacy, and celebration.

Los Angeles LGBTQ Center: The Los Angeles LGBT Center is one of the largest and most experienced providers of LGBT health and mental healthcare, supported by a research team working to advance the care and treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

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