International. 490 chapters worldwide. Founded 1981. Helps families understand and accept gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered family members. Offers help in strengthening families, support groups for families and friends, educational outreach, newsletter, chapter development guidelines, grassroots advocacy, information and referrals. Also has a Transgender Network (PFLAG TNET). For information about TNET call Cesar Hernandex 202-683-9306. Write: PFLAG 1828 L St. NW, Ste. 660 Washington, DC 20036 Voice: 202-467-8180 Fax: 202-467-8194 Website: http://www.pflag.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 8/2/2012
National. Founded 1973. Advocates and organizes for the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people. Technical assistance for state and local organizers. Publications, materials and newsletter. Write: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force 1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW, # 600 Washington, DC 20005 Voice: 202-393-5177 Fax: 202-393-2241 Website: http://www.thetaskforce.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/26/2012
Model. Founded 1979. Adult-facilitated support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth (ages 13-21). Provides a safe space for youth to talk about the issues that affect their daily lives. Write: Hartford Gay/Lesbian Health Col. P.O. Box 2094 Hartford, CT 06145-2094 Voice: 860-278-4163 Fax: 860-278-5995 Website: http://www.hglhc.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/26/2012
International. Founded 1978. Support and educational services for and about gender variant persons (including transsexuals, cross-dressers, intersex, androgynes, non-gendered and multi-gendered persons). Services include referrals to local support groups and to medical and psychological professionals. Speakers program, publication of 'Transgender Tapestry' magazine, Synchronicity Bookstore and national outreach. Write: Int'l Fdn. for Gender Education P.O. Box 43445 Washington, DC 20010 Voice: 781-899-2212 Website: http://www.ifge.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/14/2012
National. 160+ local groups. Founded 1979. Support, education and advocacy for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered parents, prospective parents and their families. Information and referrals, phone support, family events, literature and newsletter. Assistance in starting groups. Write: Family Equality Council P.O. Box 206 Boston, MA 02133 Voice: 617-502-8700 Fax: 617-502-8701 Website: http://www.familyequality.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/26/2012
International. 13 affiliated chapters. Founded 1990. Mission is to connect and empower people to make the world better for children of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents. Information and referrals, conferences, pen pals, literature, newsletter, leadership development, education and advocacy. Various online programs. Write: COLAGE 1550 Bryant St., Suite 830 San Francisco, CA 94103 Voice: 415-861-5437 Fax: 415-255-8345 Website: http://www.colage.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/14/2012
International network. 57 groups and 88 state/country contacts. Founded 1986. Confidential personal support network serving current or former heterosexual spouses or partners, of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender mates and mixed-orientation couples. Empowers straight spouses or partners to cope constructively and promotes understanding between spouses, within families and with the larger community through education and collaboration. Resource information, research-based publications, referrals, newsletter, reading and media references. Guideline available for starting new groups. Numerous confidential internet lists. Write: Straight Spouse Network P.O. Box 507 Mahwah, NJ 07430 Voice: 201-825-7763, support media and research information call 510-595-1005 Website: http://www.straightspouse.org E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/26/2012
Model. Several groups in Washington, DC. Founded 1990. Cancer support and survivorship groups for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who partner with women (WPWs), their partners and caregivers. Bereavement support groups for WPWs who have lost a partner, friend or loved one. Smoking cessation groups for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Health self-empowerment groups for black WPWs. Provides phone and online support to WPWs outside the DC-Metro area. Provides LGBT cultural competency training to health care professionals and their staff members. Information and referrals, phone support, literature, newsletter and advocacy. Write: 1300 19th St. NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 Voice: 202-332-5536 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5:30pm EST) Fax: 202-332-0662 Website: http://www.mautnerproject.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/24/2012
Online. Support for individuals born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female. Newsletter, reading materials, library, and weblinks. Write: Intersex Society of North America 979 Golf Course Drive #282 Rohnert Park, CA 94928 Website: http://www.isna.org/support Verified: 6/29/2012
National. Founded 2010. Nonjudgemental support for parents/caregivers of children who question their gender. A place for parents/caregivers to be together in an accepting environment, explore a positive sense of self and build a supportive community for children. Write Cheyl Kilodavis c/o MyPrincessBoy, 10115 Greenwood Ave N, #273, Seattle, WA 98155. Write: Cheyl Kilodavis, c/o MyPrincessBoy 10115 Greenwood Ave N, #273 Seattle, WA 98155 Website: http://www.myprincessboy.com/ag.asp E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/24/2012
(MULTILINGUAL) Online. Provides support for persons who are asexual, older asexual persons, demisexual persons, their partners, friends and family. Website has forums, chat, pen-pals, information and check for lical area meetups. Website: http://www.asexuality.org/en/index.php?/forum/41-asexuality or http://www.asexuality.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/2/2012
Online. Founded 1989. A UK-based organization of LGBT people who self-identify as disabled. Follows the social model of disability. Offers information, advice (on a non-professional basis) and social contact for members through online groups. Provides advocacy and campaigns on issues affecting disabled LBGT people. Provides online newsletters, news and notices. Write: BM Regard London, UK WC1N 3XX Website: http://www.regard.org.uk or http://facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=131451632773 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/24/2012
Online. Founded 1996. Provides support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender students and others who were adversely affected during their attendance at any religious educational institution. Helps empower those who are still struggling to survive as well as those who have survived these institutions and who have come to love themselves in spite of their spiritual abuse and disciplinary actions taken against them. Those interested in participating in the HeartStrong Network project may register online. Write: HeartStrong P.O. Box 2051 Seattle, WA 98111 Website: http://www.heartstrong.org/heartstrong/hsnetwork.html E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/12/2012
National. Provides support for Mormon families engaged in strengthening family ties with gay and lesbian members. Strives to become more understanding and appreciative on each other. Newsletter, annual conference, also offers help with starting local support groups and an online Yahoo group. Website: http://www.ldsfamilyfellowship.org (link is under 'Get Involved'.) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/14/2012
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