LGBTQ+ Local/National 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:

Athletics & Outdoor Activities

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

Bisexual

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

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.

General Resources

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

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.

  • LGBTQ Mental Health - A comprehensive guide by the National LGBT Health Education Center that includes research and statistics on the health disparities within our community. The guide reveals the inconsistencies LGBTQ folk experience in healthcare comparatively, and outlines steps for health centers and organizations to help fight the stigma while providing options and support for our community.
  • LGBTQ Addiction Guide - A research-based awareness guide on a niche that is often overlooked - addiction in the LGBTQ community. Finding help with substance abuse is often more difficult for LGBTQ people, as many other obstacles are prevalent along with the fight with addiction - this in depth resource helps alleviate that stress by facilitating help in the form of useful information and support systems.
  • Planned Parenthood - Local
  • Fourth Street Clinic - Local
  • Utah Partners for Health - Local
  • Intermountain Healthcare Community Clinics
  • Utah's Premium Partnership for Health Insurance - 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.

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.

Lesbians and Gay Men

The following links are for Gay men and Lesbians.

LGBTQ+ Ethnic Minorities

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

African Americans

Asian & Pacific Islanders

Middle Eastern Peoples

Two Spirit People/Native American

Religion and Spirituality

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

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.

Youth

If you don’t see a resource that you think should be added to this list, let us know at safezone@slcc.edu