List of LGBT rights organizations in the United States

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This is a list of LGBT rights organizations in the United States. It does not include LGBT organizations affiliated with political parties.

National[edit]

Organization Year founded Focus Status
Accord Alliance 2008 Healthcare Active
ACT UP 1987 HIV/AIDS Active
Advocates for Informed Choice 2006 Intersex Renamed Interact
Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends 1977 Mormons Active
Against Equality 2009 Anti-capitalist discourse
American Foundation for Equal Rights 2009 Prop. 8 opposition Active
American Veterans for Equal Rights 1990 Veterans Active
Athlete Ally 2011 Sports Active
Atticus Circle 2004 Straight allies Active
Bash Back! 2007 Anarchist direct action Dissolved
Bialogue 2005 Bisexuality
BiNet USA 1990 Bisexuality Active
Bisexual Resource Center 1985 Bisexuality Active
Campus Pride 2001 Students Active
Cheer, Dorothy, Cheer! 2002 Awareness
Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE) 1990 Children of LGBTQ parents Active
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals 2008
(1997)
LGBT student centers Active
Daughters of Bilitis 1955 Lesbian Dissolved
El/La Para TransLatinas 2006 Latina trans women Active
Empowering Spirits Foundation 2008 Community service Dissolved
Equality Across America 2009 National Equality March Dissolved
Equality Federation 1997 Active
Family Equality Council 1979
Fight OUT Loud 2007
Fine By Me 2003 Merged into Atticus Circle
Freedom to Marry 2003 Marriage equality Dissolved
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) 1978
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) 1994
(1981)
Homophobia in medicine Active
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund 1991
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) 1990
Gay Liberation Front#GLF in the United States (GLF) 1969 Dissolved
Gay Rights National Lobby 1976 Merged into the HRC
Gays Against Guns Gun control Active
GenderPAC (GPAC) 1995 Dissolved
GetEQUAL 2010 Active
GLAAD 1985 Active
GLIFAA 1992 Active
Global Equality Fund 2011
GSA Network 1998 Active
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 1980 Active
Immigration Equality 1994 Active
interACT 2006 Active
Integrity USA 1974
International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) 1987
Intersex Campaign for Equality (IC4E) formerly OII-USA 2011
Join the Impact 2008
Keshet 2001 Active
LPAC 2012 Active
Lambda Legal 1971 Active
Lavender Menace 1970
Lesbian Avengers 1992
Love Makes a Family 1992 Dissolved
Marriage Equality USA 1998
Mattachine Society 1950
Matthew Shepard Foundation 1998 Active
National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) 2003 Active
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) 1977 Active
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) 2003 Active
National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays 1978 Dissolved
National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) 2002 Active
National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) 1990 Active
National LGBTQ Task Force (The Task Force) 1973 Active
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition 1999
National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) 1993 Dissolved in 2011
NOH8 Campaign 2009 Prop. 8
North American Conference of Homophile Organizations (NACHO) 1966 Dissolved in 1970
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives 1952
Out & Equal 1996 Active
OutServe-SLDN 2012 Active
PFLAG 1973 Active
Pride at Work 1994 Active
Queer Nation 1990
RESYST 2000 Dissolved
Rainbow Sash 1998
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) 1979 Active
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) 1993 Merged into OutServe-SLDN
Society for Human Rights 1924 Dissolved
Soulforce 1998
StartOut 2009 Active
Sylvia Rivera Law Project 2002 Legal aid Active
Think Again 1997 Dissolved
Trans Student Educational Resources 2011 Active
Transgender Law Center 2002 Active
Truth Wins Out 2006 Dissolved

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Mississippi[edit]

Missouri[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

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Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Utah[edit]

Washington (state)[edit]

Washington, D.C.[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

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