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"OU Advocates are volunteer staff members at the University of Oklahoma who are trained advocates. We are on-call 24/7 to respond to respond if anyone in our OU community experiences sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, or sexual harassment. We are a free and confidential resource on campus."
"The mission of the OU Gender + Equality Center is to foster social justice by advocating for the rights of women and LGBTQ students, empowering those without a voice, and challenging inequality."
Oklahoma Memorial Union, Room 247
OU Health Services strives to create a welcoming and fostering environment for all students. This includes primary care services, preventative health visits, mental health services, nutritional care services and more. We encourage you to talk to your health care provider openly about your sexual identity and gender identity as well as sexual behaviors and practices. All information provided to your health care provide is strictly confidential. We offer screenings such as Pap smears, breast exams, STD testing, as well as maintenance hormone therapy.
"When pursuing a career in the health sciences, there are times that the pressures, personal conflict, and other stressful situations can seem overwhelming. The goal of Student Counseling Services is to improve the quality of students' lives."
David L. Boren Student Union
"The Board of Regents created the Institutional Equity Office on January 24, 2012, to promote and foster the University's commitment to the prohibition of gender discrimination in the educational and employment context. There are two offices within the Institutional Equity Office, each report to the President and Board of Regents.
The Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office handles discrimination claims, as well as affirmative action plans.
The Title IX Office handles claims involving the Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Harassment Policy and gender equity issues related to athletics."
"To enhance OU's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, recognize and respect the essential worth of each individual and value differences amongst groups. We commit to building a welcoming and supportive campus environment where each individual feel welcomed, valued, and supported for success."
Evans Hall, Room 201
"The mission of the University Counseling Center is to promote student success, both in and out of the classroom, by providing the highest quality psychological services."
Goddard, 2nd Floor
"Young people understand that reproductive and sexual health and rights are inextricably tied to social justice and the fight for liberation. Join thousands of youth activist and adult allies as we build a better and more equitable world.
API Equaltiy- LA
(Asian and Pacific Islanders for LGBTQ Equality)
"API Equality-LA organizes community members to take action on a variety of issues that affect the API LGBTQ community. Through our campaigns, we work to educate the public, change institutional policies and practices, and transform our communities."
"Welcome to the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike."
"APIQWTC provides opportunities for Asian & Pacific Islander queer women and transgender people to socialize, network, build community, engage in inter-generational organizing, and increase community visibility."
"Sports remains one of the greatest socialization mechanisms in the world — it communicates values without relying on any one language, and its most successful participants are known and respected globally. And yet, an entire community of people remain systematically excluded from sport.
Athlete Ally believes that everyone should have equal access, opportunity, and experience in sports — regardless of your sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Our mission is to end the rampant homophobia and transphobia in sport and to activate the athletic community to exercise their leadership to champion LGBTQ equality."
"The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities."
"As America’s oldest advocacy organization for bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer-identified and unlabeled people, BiNet USA facilitates the development of a cohesive network of independent bisexual and bi-friendly communities; promotes bisexual and bi-inclusive visibility; and collects and distributes educational information regarding sexual orientation and gender identity with an emphasis on bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer (bi+) communities."
"Blacklight was founded in 1979 by Sidney Brinkley in Washington, D.C. It was one fo the first pulbications for African American Lesbians and Gay men in the United States."
"COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents and caregivers into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities."
"As a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) student preparing for a job or internship search, you will want to think through these additional career planning challenges related to your sexual orientation. For the most part, college life has been a supportive environment, with an LGBT resource center, welcoming staff across campus, active student groups, and university-backed non-discrimination and benefits policies. The workplace can be quite different, in terms of the openness of and support for LGBT employees. Industries and geographic regions may vary widely in their policies and support, and you will want to research your options carefully to meet your individual needs and goals. The following collection of resources is designed to offer a starting point in considering issues faced by LGBT people in the job or internship search and the culture of the workplace. There are no right or wrong answers or rules, only what is right for you. Feel free to address questions on coming out at work and during the job search to career services advisors."
"Resources, support, network, and community for Deaf Queer people can be found here!"
Note- the website is underconstruction, but they have links to their social media.
"Delta Lambda Phi is a traditional Greek social organization founded by and for a decidedly nontraditional group: gay, bisexual, and progressive men. For over twenty-five years, Delta Lambda Phi has offered these men the opportunity to lead, to grow, and to form lifelong bonds of friendship with other likeminded men. "
"DeQH is the first national Desi lgbtQ Helpline in the United States. We offer free, confidential, culturally sensitive peer support, information and resources for LGBTQ South Asian individuals, families and friends around the globe. We want to offer a safe and supportive ear for callers to share their concerns, questions, struggles or hopes through conversations with our trained South Asian peer support volunteers.
DeQH has received support from our friends at Trikone and the National Queer Asian Pacific Alliance. We are a coalition of South Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer organizations and individuals across the United States. "
"Detox Local provides an extensive directory of all available drug and alcohol detox centers that are located near you. Given the fact that different substances interact in individuals in different ways, means that there must be different detox centers that serve the specific needs of those addicted peoples. And while yes many detox centers do offer services that can help with the withdrawal process from numerous drugs or alcohol, it is important to ensure that the detox center you will be attending has the knowledge to help you overcome your particular addiction. For instance if you are addicted to pain killers, then you want to make sure that the detox centers that you are researching have extensive experience with helping individuals overcome their pain killer addiction. The same can be said for alcohol, or for any other drug for that matter."
"Patients of Diversity Family Health are provided primary care services in an environment free of discrimination and bias. Our goal is to provide comprehensive care for the gender diverse and LGB+ community focusing on improving your overall health. This is done by focusing on preventative health such as immunizations and screenings for treatable diseases. We provide a number of services that are focused on health concerns specific to the gender diverse and LGB+ people. We also maintain a network of “Family” friendly providers who are skilled in taking care of patients from the diverse community and have practice settings that are inviting and also free of discrimination and bias when referrals are needed for resources beyond the capabilities of Diversity Family Health. Diversity Family Health has partnered with the Diversity Center of Oklahoma to serve as a mental health resource and is co-located with them."
2242 NW 39th St, OKC
By Appointment Only
"You can receive help, information, referrals, and support for a range of issues without being judged or rushed into any decision you are not prepared to make. Across the country, Fenway’s help lines are a source of support. Talk to our trained volunteers about safer sex, coming out, where to find gay-friendly establishments, HIV and AIDS, depression, suicide, and anti-gay/lesbian harassment and violence. No matter what is on your mind, we are here to encourage and ensure you that you are not alone.
Our help lines are anonymous and confidential phone lines that offer lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning adults and young people a “safe place” to call for information, referrals, and support. Our trained volunteers can help you with coming out as well as locating LGBT groups and services in your local area. Our volunteers can also offer support and guidance around common issues including safer sex and relationships and HIV/AIDS."
"Freedom Oklahoma advocates for lived equality for LGBTQ Oklahomans. We educate allies on inclusive practices, raise awareness about issues that discriminate, build local movements for equality. We serve as the voice when our community is attacked and create gathering space for our triumphs."
"GAPA’s purpose is to further the interests of the LGBTQ+ API community in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We are an all-volunteer, grassroots organization dedicated to providing a safe space and inspiring others to celebrate our families and become advocates for LGBTQ APIs everywhere.
GAPA has a 30-year legacy of social, cultural and political advocacy and community building. It has been a fierce fighter for equality. And its story continues."
"GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ 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."
"GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments. To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive advocacy, education, and research."
1133 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
"GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that too frequently allows its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students to be bullied, discriminated against, or fall through the cracks.
Over 25 years later, that small group has grown into the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for LGBTQ students.
We face a pervasive problem with a set of new challenges. 8 out of 10 LGBT students are still harassed at school each year because of who they are.
We are working to change that.
At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.
We accomplish our goals by working in hallways across the country -- from Congress and the Department of Education to schools and district offices in your community -- to improve school climate and champion LGBT issues in K-12 education."
"MOST PROGRESSIVE LGBTQ GRADUATE DEGREES
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"El Proyecto Nacional Para Salir del Clóset del HRC es un programa para promover honradez y franqueza sobre el ser gay, lesbiana, bisexual o transgénero en la universidad, en el trabajo y en la comunidad. Esperamos que la Guía de Recursos Para Salir del Clóset de la Human Rights Campaign sea un buen punto de partida en este tu viaje."
"The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community."
"Explore our interactive map of over 1,600 healthcare facilities listed in the 2018 Healthcare Equality Index to find LGBTQ-friendly facilities in your area. Click on a pin to see more information about how a facility scored on the HEI 2018."
"People of color may face unique challenges when they come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer. To address these issues, the HRC Coming Out Project has developed a resource on coming out in the African-American community. "
"Watch an endless stream of inspiring stories shared by people just like you. Visit our Get Help page to find LGBTQ+ youth support services in your community. Or, sign our pledge to commit to a world where all LGBTQ+ young people are free to live equally and know their worthiness and power as individuals!"
"A La Familia is a bilingual project that promotes inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people within communidades Latinas. It was created por comunidades Latinas, para comunidades Latinas"
"The Lambda 10 Project – National Clearinghouse for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Fraternity & Sorority Issues works to heighten the visibility of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members of the college fraternity and sororities by serving as a clearinghouse for educational resources and educational materials related to sexual orientation and gender identity/expression as it pertains to the fraternity/sorority experience."
"Serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning people by providing free and conifdential peer-support and local resources."
"The Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization for LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans and allies. Formed through the merger of the American Military Partner Association and OutServe-SLDN, we are a united voice for the LGBTQ military and veteran community."
"The National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC is excited to be in the final stages of developing a Native American LGBTQ/Two-Spirit curriculum. The intent of the curriculum is to help increase providers’ knowledge and their ability to respond to the challenges of Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit people. Our goal has been to develop the curriculum in the spirit of collaboration and in partnership with other efforts to mobilize and restore harmony and balance for all Native people, including Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit individuals."
"The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ/SGL bias and stigma. As America’s leading national Black LGBTQ/SGL civil rights organization focused on federal public policy, NBJC has accepted the charge to lead Black families in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBTQ/SGL equality."
"Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network “for” and “by” student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the United States."
"The vision of CBE is build a global network of LGBT individuals, allies, community-based organizations and prides dedicated to achieving equality and social justice for Black lgbt community through Health Equity, Economic Equity and Social Equity. lgbt community"
"The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) was the first national LGBTQ legal organization founded by women and brings a fierce, longstanding commitment to racial and economic justice and our community’s most vulnerable."
"The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.
We’re building a future where everyone is free to be themselves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we’ve made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go. That’s why the Task Force is training and mobilizing millions of activists across our nation to deliver a world where you can be you."
(National Queer Asian Pasific Islander Alliance)
"The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. We seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate our community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge anti-LGBTQ bias and racism."
"OkEq seeks equal rights for LGBTQ+ individuals and families through intersectional advocacy, education, programs, alliances, and the operation of the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center.
Serving LGBTQ+ Oklahomans and their allies since 1980, Oklahomans for Equality is home to a diverse, vibrant, and engaged community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, knowledgeable staff, and dedicated volunteers."
Dennis R. Meill Equality Center
621 E. 4th St. Tulsa, OK
"When pursuing a professional career, OU students and residents can sometimes feel overwhelmed with academic demands, personal responsibilities, social conflicts, and emotional distress. To improve the quality of students’ lives, OU-Tulsa Student Affairs Counseling Services offers psychological services for individuals, couples and groups."
"Founded in 1973 after 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 (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced, and serviced by PFLAG National, located in Washington, D.C., the National Board of Directors and 13 volunteer Regional Directors."
"PFLAG Norman is a safe place for people to go for support, education, & advocacy for GLBTQ people and the family & friends that love & support them!"
1801 W. Brooks St, Norman, OK
"Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity."
PO Box 52800 • Tulsa, OK
"Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care."
619 NW 23rd St., OKC
Open Tuesday to Saturday. Call for appointment and walk-in information.
"Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care."
205 E. Pine St., Tulsa
Open Monday to Friday. Call for Appointment and walk-in information.
"The QRD (short for Queer Resources Directory) is an electronic library with news clippings, political contact information, newsletters, essays, images, hyperlinks, and every other kind of information resource of interest to the GLBO community. Information is stored for the use of casual network users and serious researchers alike."
"Trikone is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people of South Asian descent, who trace their ethnicities to one of the following places: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet. Founded in 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Trikone is the oldest group of its kind in the world."
"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, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25."
Include the Trevor Hotline.
"Adavncing equality and fairness for the Latinx/Hispanic/LGBTQ Community through education, leadership and awareness, since 2002."
"Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women. On this page you'll find information about these specific health issues."
"The Welcoming Project began in 2011 to encourage businesses, health care/service providers, organizations, and congregations to display welcoming signs for the purpose of making LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) individuals and allies feel welcomed as patrons. The Welcoming Project is available to communities throughout the United States and across the globe. You can find a list of all of our Welcoming Places in our searchable online directory."
"Zuna Instititue is a National Advocacy Organization for Black Lesbians that was created to address the needs of black lesbians in the areas of Health, Public Policy, Economic Development, and Education."