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The LGBT Project brings impact lawsuits in state and federal courts. These cases are intended to have significant and positive effects on the lives of the LGBT community.

AIDS Action’s mission is to advocate on a national level for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and the organizations that serve them.

Promotes action for social change through public policy research, advocacy, and education.

A non-profit organization working to reduce and ultimately eliminate stigma. They aim to foster understanding and respect of people perceived as having a difference, such as an attribute, trait, or disability. Through education, advocacy, and community engagement, we partner with others who share our commitment to eradicating bias and prejudice.

The Black AIDS Institute is the first HIV/AIDS policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS in the African American community.

Campus Pride is a leading national non-profit 501(c)3 organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.

The Center for Black Equity’s mission 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 Children Of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parents.

Equality Federation is the national alliance of state-based LGBT advocacy organizations.

The Family Equality Council works to ensure equality for the LGBT families by building community, changing hearts and minds, and advancing social justice for all families.

Freedom to Marry is the gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide.

GLMA’s mission is to ensure equality in health care for the LGBT community and health care providers.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia, and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is New England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression.

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Founded in 1980, the Human Rights Campaign advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizing grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public on LGBT issues.

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association is the world’s leading global travel network dedicate in connecting and educating LGBT travelers and the businesses that welcome and support them along the way.

Immigration Equality is a national organization working to end discrimination in U.S. immigration law, to reduce the negative impact of laws for

Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV, through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to older LGBT adults.

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliate LGBT legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity.

The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is New England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression.

The National Center for Transgender Equality is a 501(c)3 social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment.

The NGLCC is committed to forming a broad-based coalition, representative of the various interests of LGBT owned and friendly businesses, professionals, and students of business for the purpose of promoting economic growth and prosperity of its members.

The National Minority AIDS Council has helped develop leadership in communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS since 1987.

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates educates and empowers organizations, human resource professionals, employee resource groups, and individual employees through programs and services that result in equal policies, opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Out for Work is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to educating, preparing and empowering LGBT college students and their allies for the workplace.

The mission of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is to secure the full enjoyment of human rights for all people and communities who are subjected to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, and/or HIV/AIDS status.

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of LGBT individuals, 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 rights.

Point Foundation provides financial support, leadership training, mentoring and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity/expression.

The purpose of Pride at Work is to mobilize mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT community around organizing for social and economic justice.

Service members Legal Defense Network (SLDN) is a national, non-profit legal services, watchdog, and policy organization dedicated to ending discrimination against and harassment of military personnel affected by “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and related forms of intolerance.

The purpose of Soulforce is freedom for those in the LGBT community from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless non-violent resistance.

The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the LGBT community.

Trans Youth Equality Foundation is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization, serving hundreds of families since 2014. TYEF advocates for transgender children throughout the U.S., including Puerto Rico.

The Transgender Law Center (TLC) is a civil rights organization advocating for transgender communities.

The Trevor Project operates the only nationwide, 24/7 suicide prevention helpline for gay and questioning youth.

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund endorses qualified, committed openly LGBT candidates who can win at the ballot box.

The Woodhull Freedom Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works to advance sexual freedom as a fundamental human right by protecting and advancing freedom of speech and sexual expression.