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The Pride Center offers this listing as a service to the CSUN community. Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement by the Pride Center, nor does it assume responsibility for the information contained in those sites.

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On-Campus Resources

CSUN Student Organizations

Local LGBTQ Centers

Religious/Spiritual Resources

Asexual Resources

  • The Asexuality and Visibility Network (AVEN)
    This organization hosts the world's largest online asexual community and has a large archive with resources on asexuality. They seek to create an open and honest discussion about asexuality between asexual and sexual people alike. Good site if new to asexuality and want to learn more.
  • Asexuality 101
    Transcending Boundaries a Guide to Asexuality.
  • GLBT
    A list of asexual resources and books pertaining to the asexual community.

Bisexual Resources

  • American Institute of Bisexuality
    A project designed to introduce our community to the world.
  • BiNetUSA
    Facilitates the development of a cohesive network of independent bisexual and bi-friendly communities.
  • Bisexual Resource Center
    Committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.
  • Los Angeles Bi Task Force
    Promotes education, advocacy, and cultural enrichment for the bisexual/fluid/pansexual communities in the Greater Los Angeles area.
  • amBi
    A social/activity group for bisexual adults and friends across Greater Los Angeles.

Intersex Resources

Lesbian Resources

  • Lesbian Foundation for Justice
    An organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe.
  • Lesbian Herstory Archive
    The Lesbian Herstory Archives is home to the world's largest collection of materials by and about lesbians and their communities.
  • Los Angeles Women's Network (LAWN)
    The Los Angeles Women’s Network is a diverse membership organization that supports the Los Angeles LGBT Center's vital services for women and girls by providing opportunities for service, education and networking. 
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights
    A national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
  • Women On A Roll
    A social organization that strives to enrich the lives of lesbians.
  • Vox Femina Los Angeles
    Vox Femina gives women voice through the performance of quality choral literature. Diverse in culture, age, race, belief and sexual identity, we are a chorus committed to commissioning new works and raising awareness about issues that affect us as a family of women. Through music, we aim to create a world that affirms the worth and dignity of every person.

Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) Resources

General Resources

  • The Audre Lorde Project
    The Audre Lorde Project is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, two spirit, trans and gender non-conforming people of color center for community organizing.
  • Reach LA
    Our mission is to train youth of color in Los Angeles, and empower them with skills to develop innovative program initiatives that lead to social change in their own community.
  • Immigration Equality
    A national organization fighting for equality under U.S. immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive individuals.
  • The Brown Boi Project
    The Brown Boi Project is a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to changing the way that communities of color talk about gender.

Asian and Pacific Islander Resources

  • API Equality
    A leading organizations advocating and organizing for fairness and equality in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities.
  • Asian Pacific Gays and Friends Los Angeles
    A support system for gay men and women of Asian/Pacific Islander descent.
  • Gay Asian Pacific Support Network
    Provides resources for gay or bisexual API men.
  • GABRIELA Los Angeles
    An organization serving Filipinas in the Los Angeles community, GABRIELA Los Angeles addresses the rights and welfare of women through education, organizing, campaigns and cultural work.
  • Satrang: South Asian LGBTIQQ
    Satrang is a cultural, social, and support organization providing a safe space to empower and advocate for the rights of the south asian LGBTIQQ.
  • Barangay Los Angeles
    A nonprofit community organization serving the LGBTQ Filipino & Filipino-American community for the past twenty-one years in Los Angeles.

Black and African American Resources

  • ZAMI NOBLA
    ZAMI provides a support base of discussion, information and programming for lesbians with African heritage.
  • Gay Men and African Descent
    Gay Men and African Descent is a group who mobilize to embark on a mission to empower black gay men.
  • In The Meantime Men
    In The Meantime Men’s Group was created to enrich and empower the lives of intergenerational black men.
  • Red Bone Press
    RedBone Press publishes work celebrating the cultures of black lesbians and gay men, and work that further promotes understanding between black gays and lesbians and the black mainstream.
  • The National Black Justice Coalition
    NBJC is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
  • MUSED
    National leader in addressing HIV/AIDS issues that impact native communities, such as stigma, discrimination, homophobia, complacency, incomplete or absent educational information and many other social issues.

Chicanx and Latinx Resources

  • BIENESTAR
    BIENESTAR is a social service organization dedicated to positively impacting the health and well-being of the Latino community and other underserved communities in southern California.
  • Unity Coalition
    The first and only organization for the Latino/Hispanic/LGBTQ2 (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited) community - advancing equality and fairness- through education, leadership and awareness since 2002.
  • Familia Trans Queer Liberation Movement
    Familia: TQLM seeks to build a national organization to address, organize, educate and advocate for the issues that are important to the LGBTQ Latin@ community.

Native American Resources

  • Red Circle Project
    HIV prevention program in Los Angeles county that specifically provides services to the Native American/Alaska native community.
  • National Native American Aids Prevention Center
    National leader in addressing HIV/AIDS issues that impact native communities, such as stigma, discrimination, homophobia, complacency, incomplete or absent educational information and many other social issues.

Middle Eastern Resources

Deaf Queer Resources

  • Planet Deaf Queer
    A community website devoted to empowering the deaf queer community and our allies through information, knowledge, visibility, resources, support and activism.
  • Deaf Queer Resource Center
    The Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC) is a national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities.

HIV/AIDS Resources

  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation
    A global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 200,000 patients in 28 countries.
  • AIDS Info
    Offers information on HIV/AIDS prevention, research, and treatment.
  • AIDS Project Los Angeles
    We serve more than 11,000 with first-rate HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs and fight for smart, effective HIV-related public policy.
  • AIDS Research Alliance
    AIDS Research Alliance exists to develop a cure for HIV/AIDS, medical strategies to prevent new infections, and better treatments for people living with HIV.
  • AIDS Web Site
    Expand visibility of timely and relevant federal HIV policies, programs, and resources to the American public.
  • Black Women for Wellness
    Committed to healing, educating, inspiring, and supporting black women, so we may tap our personal power to enhance and improve our health and well-being.
  • California HIV/AIDS Service Referrals
    Our services are designed to facilitate program collaboration in sharing information, resources, published materials, research, and trends among the four diseases.
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC) — HIV
    Our mission consists of preventing HIV infection and reducing the incidence of HIV-related illness and death.
  • Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles - Center for Transyouth Health and Development
    The center offers multiple services for transgender youth aimed at addressing HIV and supporting youth leadership development including HIV testing, trannyrockstar (an evidenced-based intervention designed to engage youth in influencing positive social norms) and partnerships with projects designed to engage youth in leadership development training opportunities.
  • Common Ground
    We’re unique. Small, effective and responsive to our community’s needs, we provide an evolving mix of services which help make the west side of Los Angeles a healthier place.
  • Free HIV Testing Sites & Care Services
    Find free HIV testing facilities near you.
  • In The Meantime Men
    Our mission is to train youth of color in Los Angeles, and empower them with skills to develop innovative program initiatives that lead to social change in their own community.
  • LA County Commission on HIV
    The commission reflects the thoughts, views and actions of different Los Angeles county communities, people with HIV, providers serving them, public health interests and other perspectives impacted by this devastating epidemic.
  • LA County Office of AIDS Programs and Policy
    Respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Los Angeles County by preventing its spread, maximizing health and social outcomes, and coordinating effective and efficient targeted services.
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center
    HIV testing services at L.A Gay and Lesbian Center.
  • Mpowerment Project
    The Mpowerment Project is a model HIV prevention program that has been specifically designed to address the needs of young gay and bisexual men.
  • Office of AIDS
    HIV/AIDS resources and information on HIV testing and prevention.
  • Project Inform
    Project Inform encourages the development of better treatments and cures for both HIV and hepatitis C.
  • The Body
    The complete HIV/AIDS resource page.
  • Women Alive — Resources for and by women with HIV and AIDS
    Our goal is to advocate, collaborate, and educate to improve the physical, mental, and emotional health of women.
  • Young Men's Connection program
    Dedicated to reducing the spread of HIV and reduce/eliminate substance use among young men who have sex with men and who are African-American or Latino.

Advocacy Resources

  • American Civil Liberties Union — LGBT Project
    Our purpose is to create a society where all LGBT people enjoy the constitutional rights of equality, privacy and personal autonomy and freedom of expression and association.
  • Equality California
    Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society.
  • Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
    GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.
  • Human Rights Campaign
    As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality.
  • L.A. County LGBT Child Abuse Prevention Council
    Promote the safety and well-being of LGBTQ youth and children in Los Angeles County, and facilitate their transition to early adulthood by educating communities, parents, families, caregivers and mandated reporters about sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Lambda Legal
    Lambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is 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.
  • National Association of LGBT Community Centers (CenterLink)
    CenterLink exists to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.
  • National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce
    We bolster the strength of local LGBT activism in rural enclaves, small towns and cities nationwide.
  • Outfest
    The leading organization that promotes LGBT equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on screen.
  • PFLAG
    Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy.
  • Transgender Law Center
    Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.

Gay Resources

Health and Wellness Resources

  • BIENESTAR
    A social service organization dedicated to positively impacting the health and well-being of the Latino community and other underserved communities in Southern California.
  • Colors LGBTQ Youth Counseling Center
    We provide LGBT-affirmative counseling to address bullying and oppression and to nurture a new generation of empowered LGBTQ persons and leaders.
  • LifeWorks
    LifeWorks is a youth development and mentoring program of the LA Gay and Lesbian Center.
  • Los Angeles Gender Center
    The Los Angeles Gender Center provides an environment of safety, support and understanding for exploring gender and sexuality.
  • National Coalition for LGBT Health (HealthHIV)
    HealthHIV is a national nonprofit working with organizations, communities, and health care providers to advance effective prevention, care, and support for people living with, or at risk for, HIV and HCV through education and training, technical assistance and capacity building, advocacy, and health services research and evaluation.
  • The Network/La Red
    The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. We strengthen our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.
  • Nueco Amanecer (New Dawn)
    Out patient substance abuse treatment program for Latino gay, bisexual and men who have had sex with other men, ages 18-29.
  • Methology
    Crystal methamphetamine is a dangerous and highly addictive drug. If it — or other any other substance — is becoming a problem in your life, or in the life of someone close to you, the Los Angeles LGBT Center offers affordable services to help.
  • Rainbow Flags All Gay Sports Search
    Rainbow Flags lists and links you to all gay sport and will include a handpicked selection of all that’s fun, fashionable and culturally stimulating online and around the world!
  • Trans Lifeline
    Trans Lifeline is a 501(C)(3) non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.
  • The Trevor Project
    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 and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Employment Resources

  • Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
    The LAGLCC promotes business networking among our members and within our community at large.
  • Out & Equal LGBT Equality in the Workplace
    Out & Equal are your go to workplace advocates. They have resources and events to give you support on being out in the workplace.
  • Out for Work
    Out for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation and implementation of career plans and opportunities.
  • Pride @ Work
    Pride @ Work is a nonprofit organization that represents LGBT union members and their allies.
  • Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (TEEP)
    Unfortunately, discrimination in the workplace against transgender people is still alarmingly common. That’s why the Los Angeles LGBT Center offers services to help transgender women and men develop professional skills, find employment with trans-friendly employers and thrive in the workplace.

Education/College Resources

  • Gay Lesbian Education Straight Network
    The leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
  • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Network
    A national youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources.
  • Campus Pride
    Serves LGBT and ally student leaders and campus organizations in the areas of leadership development, support programs and services to create safer, more inclusive campuses.
  • Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
    Our goal is to critically transform higher education environments so that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, faculty, administrators, staff and alumni/ae have equity in every respect.
  • Friends Of Project 10
    A youth-focused organization that supports programs, both in and out of school, which emphasize nondiscrimination and equality for LGBT youth.
  • ONE Archives Foundation
    The oldest active lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) organization with the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world.
  • oSTEM
    Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for the LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields.
  • Out for Undergrad
    Our mission is to help high-achieving LGBTQ undergraduates reach their full potential. (Business, engineering, marketing and technology fields).

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