In order to insure that you have all of the material you want to feel fully informed about your particular concerns, you may find it useful to review the extensive information available from the following organizations:
- National LGBTQ Task Force
The nation’s oldest LGBT advocacy organization, and is focused on advancing the progressive LGBTQ agenda. The Task Force builds the grassroots power of the LGBTQ community by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to advance pro-LGBTQ legislation, defeat anti-LGBTQ referenda, and building the organizational capacity of the LGBTQ movement. As part of a broader social justice movement, the NGLTF works to create a nation that respects the diversity of human expression and identity and creates justice and equal opportunity for all.
- National Center for Lesbian Rights
A national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
- Lambda Legal
A national organization committed to achieving 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.
- Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law Center changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
- SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders)
SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. Their mission is to lead in addressing issues related to LGBT aging.
- AIDS Legal Referral Panel
ALRP’s mission is to help people with HIV/AIDS maintain or improve their health by resolving their legal issues.
- Spectrum LGBT Center
Spectrum’s mission is to provide community leadership in promoting acceptance, understanding, and full inclusion for LGBT people.
- Equality California
The largest statewide LGBT advocacy organization in California working to secure full and lasting equality for and acceptance of LGBT people.