Resources for Queer and Transgender Black, Indigenous, People of Color
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.
The National Black Justice Coalition
The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Zuna Institute 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.
Black Transman Inc
Black Transmen Inc. is the first national non-profit Organization of African American transmen solely focused on acknowledgment, social advocacy and empowering transmen with resources to aid in a healthy female to male transition.
National Center for Black Equity
The mission of the National Center for Black Equity is to promote a multinational LGBT network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.
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, their work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. They strengthen communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.
The Wall-Las Memorias Project
Serves low-income and hard to reach communities throughout Los Angeles-educating community members on the importance of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse prevention and community building in the LGBT community.
Asian Pacific Islander Queer Woman and Transgender Community
APIQWTC is a fun, welcoming, multi-generational group of Asian & Pacific islander queer women and transgender people in the Bay Area, who are building community together. We are the legacy of queer A&PI activism, stemming from earlier-founded organizations going back to 1987. We are a wholly volunteer-based organization.
Asian and Pacific Islander Family Pride
The mission of Asian and Pacific Islander family pride is to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members though support, education, and dialog.
Asian/Pacific Gays and Friends
A/PGF is an non-profit, social and educational group established for gay Asians and friends who share an interest in Asian cultures and experiences. A/PGF's primary purpose is to provide a supportive environment where the interaction between members is enjoyable, safe and enriching.
DeQH: Desi LGBTQ Helpline for Queer South Asians
DeQH is a coalition based in the U.S. DeQH offers free, confidential, culturally sensitive peer support, information and resources by telephone for LGBTQ South Asian individuals, families and friends around the globe.
National Queer Asian and Pacific Islander
The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance is a federation of LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander organizations. NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of local LGBT AAPI organizations, invigorate grassroots organizing, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.
Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits
Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people.
JQ creates community and advances greater inclusion of LGBT Jews and Allies via identity building programs and services that embody Jewish values.
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, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, they work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice.
Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to support and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom. As the only LGBT organization with a staff of immigration attorneys, Immigration Equality impacts both the individuals they serve and the immigration system as a whole.”
“INCITE! Women, Gender Non- Conforming, and Trans* people of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.”
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a space for queer, gender non-conforming and trans therapists of color to build, resource, and support one another as clinicians and healers.
The Pipeline Project
The Pipeline Project is a recruitment, retention, and leadership advancement initiative. The initiative’s goals are to produce programs and engage in activities that together represent a long-term effort to increase the number of people of color working within the nation’s LGBT rights, service and advocacy sector, and ultimately increase the level of diversity in the leadership of our movement.”
Trans Job Seeker Guide
Applying for jobs can feel overwhelming, especially when you’re a trans applicant. Do you out yourself immediately or wait until paperwork is filed? Can you avoid outing yourself at all? Can you apply with your new name or do you have to use your legal name? What about company dress codes?