American Civil Liberty Union -
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Consitution and laws of the United States.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State -
Since 1947, Americans United has worked to protect the constitutional principle of church-state separation, a vital cornerstone of religious liberty. Americans of many faiths and political viewpoints, individuals from all walks of life, have come together to defend freedoms.
People for the American Way -
People For the American Way organizes and mobilizes Americans to fight for fairness, justice, civil rights and the freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.
National Center for Lesbian Rights Mission -
NCLR 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, legislation, policy, and public education. NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues.
The Modern Military Association of America (MMAA)
The MMAA is the nation’s largest organization of LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans, their families and allies. Formed through the merger of the American Military Partner Association and OutServe-SLDN, we are a united voice for the LBGTQ military and veteran community
Human Rights Campaign -
Represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. Although not a legal organization per se it has been active in developing amicus briefs for relevant legal cases.
The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives remains the only archive on this side of the continent that is dedicated exclusively to preserving lesbian history and to guaranteeing that those who come after us will not have to believe that they “walk alone.”
American Veterans for Equal Rights
American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) is a non-profit, non-partisan, chapter-based Veterans Service Organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender current and prior military personnel who have been historically disenfranchised by armed forces policy and discriminatory laws governing military service and benefits.
Best Colleges for LGBTQ students -
most LGBTQ campus resources try to serve as an umbrella resource for many identities. This list examines colleges that provide an exceptional level of support for students of various gender and sexual identities.
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network -
At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow. We accomplish our goals by working in hallways across the country -- from Congress and the Department of Education to schools and district offices in your community -- to improve school climate and champion LGBT issues in K-12 education.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition -
Improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Addresses disabilities and diversity.
Youth Guardian Services -
Youth Guardian Services is a youth-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support services on the Internet to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, and straight supportive youth. At this time the organization operates solely on private donations from individuals.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund - ww.lambdalegal.org
Lambda Legal is an American civil rights organization that focuses on lesbian, bay, bisexual and transgender communities as well as people living with HIV/AIDS through impact litigation, societal education, and public policy work.
Military Law Task Force of the National Lawyers Guild - nlgmltf.org
Team of military defense specialists ready to fights for you. We defend Service Members under every article of the UCMJ. MLFT assists those working on military law issues. Trains, mentors counselors and beginning military law attorneys. Interested in issues as the draft, and all aspects of military and veterans issues.
The Palm Center - palmcenter.org
Independent research center focusing research on sexual minorities within the military. Has had multiple significant research publications in peer reviewed scientific journals which have been influential in changing policy in the military of the USA.