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Additional Resources

The following resources are provided here for the general public. We have many more resources and links available for CenterLink LGBT Community Center members. More information about joining CenterLink can be found here or by calling us at 954-765-6024.

Discover where your state stands on LGBT Equality issues

LGBT Equality Issues - Maps/Info

Discover the latest information about LGBT Equality issues and legislation, state-by-state. Provided by the Movement Advancement Project, these interactive maps and detailed information pages help you find out where your state and where the United States stands with respect to the issues that affect so many of our lives.

LGBT Equality Issues and Legislation Maps 

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General Resources

CenterLink Resources

  • Find an LGBTQ+ Center- Over 300 LGBTQ+ centers providing support to their local LGBTQ+ communities.
  • imi guide - Digital tool built for and with LGBTQ+ teens ages 13-19 to help them explore their identities & support their mental health.
  • Q Chat Space - Q Chat Space provides live, chat-based discussion groups for LGBTQ+ and questioning teens ages 13-19. It is not a forum, and there is no video or audio. Everyone is chatting during the same pre-scheduled time. Chats are facilitated by experienced staff and volunteers from CenterLink member centers.

Other General Resources

  • Trevor Space - An affirming international forum community for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24.
  • LGBT National Help Center - LGBTQ+ peer support and online database of resources.
  • Sage National LGBTQ+ Elder Hotline – Sage LGBTQ Elder Hotline available 24/7 in English and Spanish with translation to 180 languages.
  • Anti-violence Project - Community safety planning and violence reporting for LGBTQ individuals, and 24-hour hotline in English and Spanish.
  • Find a PFLAG Chapter - Support for LGBTQ+ individuals, families, and allies through 400 local chapters.
  • Find a Planned Parenthood Health Center - Offers STD testing, birth control, physical exams, other sexual and reproductive health services & referrals for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.

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Crisis Resources

  • Trevor Project - The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
  • Trans LifeLine - Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline - The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

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Legal Resources

  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - The LGBT Project of the ACLU brings impact lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the country — cases designed to have a significant effect on the lives of LGBT people.
  • Lambda Legal - Lambda Legal 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 LGBT Bar - As the legal voice of the LGBTQ+ community since 1989, with over 1700 members, we are the largest LGBTQ+ Bar and Ally Lawyer association in the country.
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) - 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, public policy advocacy, and public education.

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International Resources

  • Outright International - Outright's global programs support innovative advocacy and use our collective might to carry the voices of activists to advance equality and help end discrimination.
  • Equal Rights Trust - Founded in 2007, the mission of Equal Rights Trust is to combat discrimination and promote equality as a fundamental human right and a principle of social justice.
  • International Commission of Jurists - For six decades, the ICJ has played a leading role in the development and implementation of international human rights law and standards.
  • Rainbow Railroad - 
  • Immigration Equality - Immigration Equality is a national organization that works to end discrimination in U.S. immigration law, to reduce the negative impact of that law on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive people, and to help obtain asylum for those persecuted in their home country based on their sexual orientation, transgender identity or HIV-status.
  • ILGA world - Founded in 1978, The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is a federation of nearly 2000 member organizations from 169 countries campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisxual, trans and intersex rights.

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