This page is provided as a resource only and is not intended as an endorsement of any individual or organization. There is a continually growing number of online resources available for seeking help and support, as well as researching issues relevant to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender people of faith. We have listed just a few organizations here to get you started on this journey.
LGBT and Faith : Support and Community Organizations
Believe Out Loud: An online network that empowers Christians to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. Has a great search engine to locate open and affirming Churches in the USA.
Gay Christian Network: A Christian Ministry offering both online and offline support to LGBT Christians and Allies by creating safe spaces to make friends, ask questions and receive and offer help.
The It Gets Better Project: Communicate to LGBT youth that it gets better, and help create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. Watch 1000′s of videos with inspiring messages of hope!
LGBT and Faith : Advocacy and Activist Groups
Human Rights Campaign (HRC):HRC’s Religion and Faith Program seeks to engage all faith traditions in a deeper dialogue on questions of fairness and equality for LGBT Americans.
Soulforce:This is a national non-profit that works nonviolently to end the religious and political oppression of LGBTQ people.
GLAAD Religion, Faith & Values:This program works to amplify the voices of LGBT-affirming communities of faith and LGBT people of faith. They train groups and individuals from a wide range of religions to share their stories locally and throughout mainstream media.
PFLAG:A national non-profit organization made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.
Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress please call 1.800.273.TALK to be connected to the crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location.
National Hopeline Network
Dial 1.800.SUICIDE to be seamlessly connected to an available AAS certified crisis center nearest to your calling location.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.