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National Resources

Check out these national LGBTQ+ resources, many of which the Cal Poly Pride Center partners with to enhance offerings here on campus. 

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Addiction Center

Phone: (844) 359-0114

Addiction Center works with nationally recognized treatment facilities to provide treatment, counseling, rehab placement, and insurance/financial consultations for those seeking help.

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Bisexual Resource Center

Phone: (617) 424-9595

The Bisexual Resource Center envisions a world where love is celebrated, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Because bisexual today are still misunderstood, marginalized, and discriminated against, the BRC is committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.

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Campus Pride

Phone: (704) 277-6710

The Primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs, and services to support LGBTQIA+ and ally students on college campuses across the United States.

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Center for Black Equity

Phone: (202) 641-8527

The vision of the Center for Black Equity is to build a global network of LGBTQIA+ individuals, allies, community-basedorganization and Prides dedicated to achieving equality and social justice for the Black LGBTQIA+ community through health equity, economic equity, and social equity.

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Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals is a member-based organization working toward the liberation of LGBTQIA+ people in higher education. They support individuals who work on campuses to educate and support people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as advocate for more inclusive policies and practices through an intersectional and racial justice framework.

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Cyberbullying Awareness and Prevention

Cyberbullying often happens to those who are considered "different" or "unique." This tends to describe many LGBTQIA+ youth, whose openness about gender and sexuality can lead to an undeserved backlash. Affordable Colleges Online seeks to bring awareness and teach prevention of this specific type of bullying.

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Financial Aid for LGBTQIA+ Students

The burden of paying for college and adjusting to college life can be tough enough--but it may only get harder for LGBTQIA+ students, who may be ostracized for being different. This guide aims to reduce the stress of college for LGBTQIA+ students by assisting with one key element: financial aid.

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Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

The GLSEN's mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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Gender Identity and Students Toolkit

USC Rossier created a collection of tools and resources to support conversations surrounding gender identity in the classroom, aiming to help teachers, school counselors, and school communities to work together to create a safe and nurturing school climate for all students.

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Human Rights Campaign

Phone: (202) 628-4160

As the largest national LGBTQIA+ civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQIA+ people are ensured of their basic equal rights and can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work, and in the community.

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LGBTQIA+ College Student Guidebook

This guide takes a look at colleges and universities leading the way in providing curricula and resources to support LGBTQIA+ students throughout their college experience. Information on resources, curricula, and student organizations is provided, as well as candid interviews with LGBTQ community leader to help alleviate some of the worries that LGBTQIA+ students may have when it comes to postsecondary education.

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LGBTQIA+ Comprehensive Health and Well-Being Guide

A guide on LGBTQIA+ health and well-being.

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LGBTQIA+ Student Support

Within this guide, LGBTQIA+ students can find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate both high school and college environments.

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LGBTQIA+ Youth Guide for Teachers

Teachers play a crucial role in supporting and advocating for LGBTQIA+ students, ensuring they are able to learn and explore in a safe classroom space. This guide discusses the importance of inclusive classrooms and provides tips and tools for being an ally to LGBTQIA+ students. There is also an expert interview that explores common questions teachers of LGBTQIA+ students may have.

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Life as a Transgender College Student: Finding Support, Resources, and Inclusive Schools

This guide is designed to support transgender students in learning about their rights, to help them find colleges that affirm their value, and to empower them to fully embrace their gender identity.

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National Black Justice Coalition

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black LGBTQIA+ people, including those living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC's mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQIA+ bias and stigma. 

 

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National Center for Lesbian Rights

Phone: (800) 528-6257

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

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National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

Phone: (720) 382-2244

The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center was created to advocate at the national, state, and Tribal levels for funding and proactive policies that prevent HIV in Native communities. The commitment is to see Native communities free of HIV, HCV, and STIs were health and wellness are celebrated.

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National LGBTQ Task Force

Phone: (202) 393-5177

The National LGBTQ Task Force trains and mobilizes activists to advance full freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQIA+ people

 

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National Queer Pacific Islander Alliance

Phone: (917) 439-3158

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of LGBTQIA+ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. It seeks to build the organizational capacity of local LGBTQIA+ AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate the community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge anti-LGBTQIA+ bias, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.

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Point Foundation

Phone: (323) 933-1234

Point Foundation (Point) is America's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQIA+ students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.

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The Trevor Project

Phone: (866) 488-7386

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQIA+ young people under 25.

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Transgender College Student Resource Guide

This Transgender College Student Resource Guide will help students find answers and resources for common issues experienced on campus while also empowering them to stand up for themselves and know their rights.

 

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National Resources are ever-evolving and changing and there may be some great online national resources not on this list.  If you have suggestions for this list,, please let us know by sharing your source.  We will review the source and add updates periodically.

Reviewed and Updated 6/26/2019

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