Local support for LGBTQ Individuals
Uniting people who are LGBTQ with families, friends, and allies, we offer peer support, educational programming and outreach in our community to build a more safe, inclusive, and equitable future for all.
Charlotte Transgender Healthcare Group 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.
Working to build a South where LGBTQ people are equal in every part of life.
Equality NC is the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in North Carolina and is the oldest statewide LGBT equality organization in the United States.
LGBTQ Elders provides education, advocacy and inclusive engagement opportunities to create social networks.
Time Out Youth serves LGBTQ youth ages 11-20. TOY offers a safe space for all and fully respects the journey of each individual.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with more than 30,000 members and supporters across the state. It is also a state affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union.
Charlotte Pride offers programs, projects and activities enrich, empower, strengthen and make visible the unique lives and experiences of LGBTQ people in Charlotte and the Carolinas.
Genderlines advocates for the inclusion and acceptance of gender and sexual minorities through political advocacy, psychoeducational trainings, and supportive services.
Transcend Charlotte provide services and support to transgender adults and others struggling because of their identity and/or experience.
National support for LGBTQ individuals
Founded in 1973, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization.
Amplifying the voice of the LGBTQ 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.
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 provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school.
Provides education, training, and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.
National education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
Family Acceptance Project® – first research, intervention, education and policy project to help diverse families learn to support their LGBT children. Includes research-based family education booklets; videos; training for providers, families and religious leaders; and the first evidence-informed family support model to help families reduce rejection and risk and increase support and acceptance and well-being.
Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
If you are in crisis or in need of immediate support please call:
The Trevor Project
Text START to 678678
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.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Suicide Prevention Crisis Text Line
Text START to 741-741
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.