Local support for LGBTQ+ Individuals
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.
Working to build a South where LGBTQ+ people are equal in every part of life.
LGBTQ Elders provides education, advocacy and inclusive engagement opportunities to create social networks.
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.
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.
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.
Dedicated to trans children (under age 12) and the information and education they need. Providing resources for care and education to families who just need a little guidance in loving and accepting their child for who they are.
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.
Providing support for LGBTQ+ youth in foster and kinship care and their foster families; to LGBTQ+ adults involved in fostering; and to those who provide services to LGBTQ+ people within the foster community.
Time Out Youth serves LGBTQ+ youth ages 11-20. TOY offers a safe space for all and fully respects the journey of each individual.
Transcend Charlotte provide services and support to transgender adults and others struggling because of their identity and/or experience.
National support for LGBTQ+ individuals
Family Acceptance Project® – first research, intervention, education and policy project to help diverse families learn to support their LGBTQ+ 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.
Provides education, training, and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.
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.
National education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
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.
Founded in 1973, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization.
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school.
Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ+) young people ages 13-24.