Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation improves the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people by working to increase understanding and encourage the adoption of LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices.We build support for LGBTQ people among families and friends, co-workers and employers, pastors and parishioners, doctors and teachers, neighbors, and the public. Through the following programs and projects, we are enhancing the lived experiences of LGBTQ people and their families, as we change hearts and minds across America and around the globe.
Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center Inc
LYRIC's mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career training, health promotion, and leadership development with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project's mission is to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.We are the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. The organization works to save young lives by providing support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs on platforms where young people spend their time: our 24/7 phone lifeline, chat, text. We also run TrevorSpace, the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, and operate innovative education, research, and advocacy programs.
National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.
Services & Advocacy For Gay Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Elders Inc. (Sage)
The mission of SAGE is to lead in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging. In partnership with its constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older adults, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years. - Based in New York with additional staff in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and Washington DC, SAGE coordinates a growing network of SAGE Affiliates that provide local services from coast to coast. See more at: http://sageusa.org/about/index.cfm#sthash.lgSX9W4e.dpuf
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving the full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ people, and all persons living with HIV through impact litigation, public education, and policy work. We successfully use strategic and collaborative advocacy to press for passage of laws that prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status and to defeat efforts to repeal or weaken such civil rights protections.