LGBT Resource Center

LGBT Resources

There are a number of resources available locally as well as nationally. Below is a list of resources, organized by category. Next to the link it will say if it is a local or national resource, or the type of resource.  The categories are:

 

 

General Support

Religion & Spirituality

Bisexual

LGBT Ethnic Minorities

In the Workplace

African American

Legal Help

Asian and Pacific Islander

Lesbians and Gay Men

Latinas and Latinos

Youth

Transgender & Intersex

Middle Eastern

Education

Health and Wellness

Two Spirit/Native American

Athletics & Outdoor Activities

 

General Resources

These are general resources, and include links to publications, advocacy information and groups, support, education, and politics.  

Advocate - National Magazine

Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere - National

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals - National

Equality Utah - Local

Family Preservation Program - Local 

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation - National

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association - National

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network - National Education

GaySLC - Local

GLBTQ - An Encyclopedia of GLBTQ Culture - General Information

Human Rights Campaign - National with local branches

Log Cabin Republicans - National Political

National Coalition for LGBT Health - National

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - National

National Stonewall Democrats - National Political

Ogden OUTreach - Local

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) - National with local branches

SLCC Health & Wellness Services - Local

Safe and Sound -  Local

The Trevor Project - National

Utah Pride Center - Local

Utah Pride Festival - Local

Utah Stonewall Democrats - Local Political

 

Athletics & Outdoor Activities

This includes links to athletic groups and activities in the Salt Lake area that cater to the LGBTQ+ community.

The Alternative Garden Club - Local

Lambda Hiking Club - Local

Pride Softball League - Local

QUAC - Local

Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps SLC - Local

Temple Squares: LGBTQ Square Dance Club - Local

 

Bisexual

Below are links to resources and information that deal exclusively with bisexual persons.

American Institute of Bisexuality - National 

BiNet USA - National

Bisexual Resource Center - National

1 to 5 Club - Local 

 

Education

The following links are educational. There are links to the LGBTQ+ organizations and programs at the colleges and universities in Utah, as well as links for national education networks and educational research.

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals - National

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network - National

The International Foundation for Gender Education - National

Point Foundation - National

University of Utah LGBT Resource Center - Local

Utah State University LGBT Resource Center - Local

Utah Valley University Gay-Straight Alliance - Local

Weber State University Gay-Straight Alliance - Local

 

In the Workplace

There are many concerns about being out in the workplace. Below are links to organizations and information about LGBTQ+ and the work environment.

Center for Gender Sanity - National

Out and Equal Workplace Advocates - National

Pride At Work - National

 

Legal Help

We hope we will never need to, but sometimes we have to talk to a lawyer. Below and national and local legal services catering to the LGBTQ+ community.  

ACLU Utah - Local

Lambda Legal - National

Rainbow Law Utah - Local

 

Lesbians and Gay Men

The following links are for Gay men and Lesbians.

Butch-Femme - National Magazine

Curve Magazine - National Magazine

Lesbian Herstory Archives - Information Resource

Utah Bear Alliance - Local

Utah Gay Fathers Association - Local

Washington Blade - National

 

LGBT Ethnic Minorities

The following links are resources for specific minority groups with the LGBTQ+ community.

African Americans

 

Bklyn Boi Hood - National

Black Trans Men - National

Brown Boi Project - National

National Black Justice Coalition - National

Unite Lesbians of African Heritage - National

Zuna Institute - National

 

Asian & Pacific Islanders

 

Asian & Pacific Islander Family Pride - National

Utopia - National

 

Latinas/Latinos

 

Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth (in Spanish) - National

 

Middle Eastern Peoples

 

AHBAB: Gay and Lesbian Arabic Society - National

P.O.S.E. - National

 

Two Spirit People/Native American

 

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center - National

Native Out - National

Two Spirits.com - National

 

 

Religion and Spirituality

Religion and religious affiliation is often an area of great difficulty for members of the LGBT community. Members are sometimes ostracized and shunned. Below are links to resources for LGBTQ support within the realm of religion and spirituality.

Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons

 

Affirmation: United Methodists for LGBT Concerns 

Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists

Axios: Eastern & Orthodox Gay and Lesbian Christians

Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests

Brotherhood of the Phoenix (Pagan Men)

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry

Dignity USA (Catholic)

Emergence International (Christian Science)

Evangelicals Concerned

Friends for LGBTQ Concerns (Quakers)

GALVA (Hindu)

Gay Witch Network (Pagan)

Integrity (Episcopalian)

Interweave (Unitarian Universalist)

JQYouth (Jewish)

LGBT Religious Archives Network

LGBTQ Ministries (Unitarian Universalist)

More LIght Presbyterians

New Ways Ministry (Roman Catholic)

Orthodox Gays (Jewish Orthodox)

Queer Muslim Revolution (Islamic)

Rainbow Baptists

Reconciling Ministries Network (Methodist)

Reconciling Works (Lutheran)

Safra Project (Muslim Women)

Seventh-Day Adventist Kinship International

SisterFriends Together (Christian)

Soulforce

Templum Antinous (Pagan)

Utah Pride Interfaith Coalition - Local

United Church of Christ Coalition for LGBT Concerns

Whosoever (Christian)

World Congress of GLBT Jews

 

 

Transgender & Intersex

Transgender and Intersexed people face many difficulties that are unique to them. Finding help or information can be difficult. Below are resources specifically for this population. 

The Accord Alliance - National 

The Brown Boi Project - National

Center for Gender Sanity - National

Engendered Species - National

FTM International - National

Genderland - Local 

Hormone Therapy FAQ - Information Resource (National)

Intersex Society of North America - National

Kids Like Me - Local

National Center for Transgender Equality - National

Survivor Project - National

TransAction - Local 

TransGenderCare - National

Transgender Adult Support Group - Local (ages 18+)

Transgender Education Advocates of Utah - Local

Transgender Youth Support Group - Local (for ages up to 21)

Trans-Health - National

Trans People of Color Coalition - National;

Transgender Law and Policy Institute - National

TransYouth Family Allies - National

 

Youth

Campus Pride - National

Coming Out Guide - Information

Genderland - Local 

Lambda 10 Project - National

JQYouth - National

Kids Like Me - Local 

National Youth Advocacy Coalition - National

Queer Attitude - National

Safe and Sound - Local

TransYouth Family Allies - National

Youth Resources - National

Utah Pride Center Directory of Youth Resources - Local Resource List

 

Health and Wellness

There are many health and wellness issues present for LGBTQ people. These range from standard health issues to access to services for lack of insurances to concerns specific to their situation. Below are links to local health and wellness resources. 

Safe and Sound - Local

SLCC Health and Wellness Center - Local

Planned Parenthood - Local

Fourth Street Clinic - Local

Utah Partners for Health - Local

Intermountain Healthcare Community Clinics

Health Clinics of Utah - Local

Utah's Premium Partnership for Health Insurance - Local

Need Immediate Assistance?

If you or someone you know needs support, or connection to resources immediately, call the Pride Empathy Line at:
801- GO PRIDE or 801-467-7433.

If you are in crisis you can also call the Trevor Helpline at 866-4-U-TREVOR.

If you have been rendered homeless because of your LGBTQ+ identity, you can call Safe and Sound at  (801) 923-2419 for assistance.