Time Out Youth: Time Out Youth (TOY) Center serves LGBTQ youth ages 11-20. Time Out Youth Center is a place where you can experience a sense of belonging and community. Time Out Youth Center offers a safe space for all and fully respects the journey of each individual. TOY offers many weekly programs including Drop-In Space, Discussion Groups, Friday Night Fun, Special Events and Social Activities.
The Charlotte Transgender Healthcare Group: (CTHCG) is a multi-disciplinary team of licensed medical and mental health providers who work with gender-diverse individuals of all ages in the Charlotte and surrounding area
Transcend Charlotte: Transcend Charlotte is a nonprofit organization out of Charlotte, North Carolina created to provide services and support to transgender adults and others struggling because of their identity and/or experiences.
Equality NC: Statewide organization dedicated to securing equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce: The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce (CLGBTCC), formerly known as the Charlotte Business Guild, was organized in 1992 to establish and nurture a network of business contacts and friendships, encourage fellowship and support among business, professional and charitable pursuits, and provide and promote positive role models in Charlotte’s Lesbian and Gay community.
PFLAG National has an abundance of webinars and publications available for you to reference and/or download at your convenience. Below is a few that we found extremely helpful but please also check out the PFLAG National Website at www.pflag.org for more information.
Straight For Equality: Straight for Equality is a national outreach and education project created in 2007 by PFLAG National to empower new straight allies who, unlike a more traditional PFLAG member, don’t necessarily have a family connection to the gay community.
Scholarship Opportunity via PFLAG National:
National Center for Transgender Equality: The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.
Children’s National Medical Center’s Gender and Sexuality Psychosocial Programs : Offers a parent guide, an outreach program, a local support group, a national Listserv, a summer camp and an outpatient clinical program.
GLAAD: Amplifying the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively.
Lambda Legal (Bending the Mold Toolkit): Oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve 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.
Teaching Tolerance: Promotes an appreciation for diversity in schools by reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations, and supporting equity for our nation’s children. Provides free educational materials to teachers and other school practitioners.
The Trevor Project: Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. If you are a youth who is feeling alone, confused, or in crisis, please call the Trevor Life- line at 1-866-488-7386 for immediate help.
If you are in crisis or in need of immediate support please call:
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Trevor Project
The GLBT National Help Center Hotline
The GLBT National Youth Talkline