AIDS Project Los Angeles / www.apla.org
Project Los Angeles is dedicated to improving the lives of people
affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and
advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy.
Cinematheque is a non-profit exhibition organization dedicated to the
vast array of moving images available to the public and presented in 2
historic theatres. The Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and the Aero
Theatre in Santa Monica.We aim to have creative people involved with
each film, whether it be a new independent feature, short film, or a
American Institute of Bisexuality / www.bisexual.org
American Institute of Bisexuality encourages, supports and assists
research and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to
make a material difference and enhance public knowledge, awareness and
understanding about bisexuality.
University Los Angeles (AULA)'s LGBT Specialization is one of the first
graduate psychology programs devoted to training students to develop
expertise in the area of LGBT-Affirmative psychotherapy - counseling and
community work for LGBT individuals—thus opening a new frontier in the
LGBT liberation movement. The Specialization ensures that future MFT
Therapists are prepared with cutting edge developments in
LGBT-Affirmative theory and practice in order to effectively address the
destructive effects of internalized homophobia, biphobia, and
transphobia that can be seen as primary causes for depression, anxiety,
substance abuse, low self-esteem, and other difficult challenges faced
by many LGBT individuals.
Equality–LA is a coalition of organizations and individuals who are
committed to working in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities
in Greater Los Angeles for equal marriage rights and fair treatment of
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families through community
education and advocacy.
Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team / www.apaitonline.org
aims to positively affect the quality of life for Asian and Pacific
Islander communities living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS by providing a
continuum of prevention, health and social services, community
leadership, and advocacy to the Southern California region.
Asian Pacific Islander - Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Los Angeles / community.pflag.org
Los Angeles API PFLAG Project's aim is to provide support, education
and advocacy in a culturally sensitive manner. We promote acceptance and
understanding of our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered children
by making the Asian-Pacific Islander community more aware of the diverse
nature of human sexuality.
Asian Pacific Islander Pride Council (APIPC) / www.apipridecouncil.org
Asian Pacific Islander Pride Council is a network of Asian and Pacific
Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer organizations and
alliances whose mission is to provide and cultivate support, resources
and advocacy to the Asian Pacific Islander, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender, Queer, and mainstream communities of Southern California.
Asian/Pacific Islander Queer Women/Transgender Activists / www.apiqwtc.org/
is dedicated to promoting visibility and empowerment of Asian queer
women. We strive to build a supportive and progressive community through
social, political, and educational activism.
LA is a membership non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization founded in 1991 to
provide a social outlet for the Los Angeles area bear community.
Bears LA supports camaradie, fun and friendship as well as organizing
fundraisers that enable us to give to charitible causes and encourage
Being Alive is a peer-driven agency for people living with HIV/AIDS
specializing in supportive services, education, wellness, and
in 1972, BCC is the world's first Lesbian and Gay synagogue. Today, BCC
is an inclusive Jewish community of progressive individuals with
programs for all ages.
is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of the Latino
community and other underserved communities. BIENESTAR accomplishes this
through community education, prevention, mobilization, advocacy, and
the provision of direct social support services.
focused non-profit organization that offers services via internet,
workshops and one on one conversations to empower the lesbian community
to live more powerful, healthier and financially stronger lives.
California Men's Gathering / www.TheCMG.org
California Men's Gatherings (CMG) is a statewide community of thousands
of men who get together for a wide range of events -- from the healing
to the hilarious, and the sacred to the silly -- from personal growth
workshops to pool parties to theater outings and our very own trademark
Puppy Piles. Plus we host three annual Gatherings and two annual
Weekends that some call "Summer Camp for Men."
Since 1978, our organization has been a place where all men -- gay, bi,
trans and straight, from 18-80+ can find a different way to connect -- a
little more openly...a little more honestly...and with a little less
fear... with some truly unique and supportive men.
The men who attend our Gatherings, Weekends and Local Events are a
diverse group of men of varying ages, beliefs, religious traditions, and
spiritual practices. We have differently-abled men and men from all
cultural and ethnic backgrounds. While CMG attendees are predominately
gay and bisexual, all men 18 years or older are welcome, including
those who are transgender or straight.
Theatre is a community of artists dedicated to presenting innovative,
provocative and relevant work that examines the gay, lesbian, bisexual,
trangender and queer experience. We endeavor to challenge society’s
perception of the community and give a vibrant voice to its evolving
Children's Hospital Los Angeles Transgender Services / www.transyouthla.com/
services at the Division of Adolescent Medicine include individualized
case management, mental health evaluation, general health care,
evaluation for cross sex hormone replacement, and HIV prevention
Christopher Street West Association, Inc. (CSW) / www.lapride.org
Street West Association, Inc. is non-profit service organization within
the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, composed of
volunteers committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach
and better understanding within out community, as well as the non-lgbt
community. To further these goals, CSW brings together the skills,
talents and visions of our diverse community to produce the annual
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Celebration.
City of West Hollywood / www.weho.org
a premiere city, we are proactive in responding to the unique needs of
our diverse community, creative in finding solutions to managing our
urban environment, and dedicated to preserving and enhancing its well
being. We strive for quality in all our actions, setting the highest
goals and standards.
Kol Ami's mission is to be a progressive, reform congregation rooted in
a rich Jewish tradition, with a commitment to social justice, Israel
and diversity that guides us in the present and transforms our future.
State University, Northridge Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
Alliance (LGBTA) is to provide a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental
atmosphere upon which members of the California State University,
Northridge community can dedicate themselves to the political, cultural,
educational, and social advancement of campus life.
is a grass roots, non-profit organization comprised of multi-ethnic
LGBT professionals in the media (film, tv, music, fashion, theater and
arts) designed to advocate awareness and illuminate images of creative
people of color and their ingenious craft.
Equality Council is America’s foremost advocate for lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender family equality. We represent the one million
LGBT families raising two million children in the United States and are
working to ensure full social and legal equality for lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender families.
Family Services Program provides support, education, advocacy and an
array of social programming to prospective, expecting and existing
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents and their
Financial Services Industry eXchange, LA (FSIX) / www.fsix.org
mission is to be a leading global networking and professional services
organization specifically for gay and lesbian financial services
professionals. FSIX Chapters are located in New York, Los Angeles, and
Chicago with over one thousand members. FSIX invites colleagues and
friends to join us from diverse financial disciplines including private
wealth management, asset management, consulting, law, investment
banking, commercial banking, insurance, accounting, tax and real estate.
FSIX complements existing corporate-based
LGBT employee groups by providing a centralized nexus for the exchange
of information regarding job opportunities, best practices for LGBT
employee groups, professional contacts and business referrals. FSIX also
provides a safe forum for LGBT professionals to foster a new circle of
peers and friends.
of Project 10 Inc. is a youth-focused nonprofit organization that
supports programs, both in and out of school, which emphasize
nondiscrimination and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
transgender (LGBT) youth. The organization produces positive and
affirming LGBT youth events, conducts trainings and workshops for school
personnel and community groups on LGBT youth issues, and promotes
anti-harassment and non-discrimination school policies. Friends of
Project 10 Inc. works to assure that public schools (and schools
receiving public funding) are in compliance with state and federal laws
regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.
Gay and Lesbian Ivy Network of Southern California (GLIvyN) / www.glivyn.com
build a sense of Community in Southern California among gay, lesbian,
bisexual, and transgender alumni of Ivy League, Seven Sisters and
similar colleges and universities. To maintain and expand a professional
and social network of GLBT alumni/ae from these institutions. To
strengthen ties between GLBT alumni/ae and GLBT students at these
institutions. To educate others and ourselves about GLBT concerns and
For Good- LA aims to energize and mobalize the LGBT community to
interact with the greater Los Angeles community by volunteering our time
to various social welfare and environmental service projects.
The Gay & Lesbian Center of Greater Long Beach (GLCGLB) / www.centerlb.org
Center provides services to support, inform and connect the lesbian,
gay, bisexual and trasgender communities through programs of information
and education, health and well-being, cultural and social activities,
and social justice. The Center advocates for the inclusion of all
individuals into a free and just community, without judgment or
restriction due to sexual orientation or gender expression.
Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSA Network)
Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects
school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community
resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
Gay/Straight Faculty/Staff Network (Loyola Marymount University) / www.lmu.edu/Page44276.aspx
mission of the LMU Gay/Straight Faculty/Staff Network (GSFSN) is to
serve the needs of the LGBTQIA community at Loyola Marymount University.
GSFSN strives to collaborate with all interested individuals to
advocate and promote the LGBTQIA community successes and concerns with
both academic affairs and student affairs.
Gays and Lesbians Initiating Dialogue for Equality (GLIDE) / www.socal-glide.org
A volunteer speakers bureau committed to eliminating homophobia through interactive presentations to the community at large.
assumptions and expectations permeate our lives. All human beings are
limited by the expectations of the gender society assigns them. Gender
Justice LA works to end the oppression of those who visibly challenge
the expectations and limitations of assigned gender. Recognizing the
interconnection of gender based oppression with oppression based on
class and race, we aim to elevate the collective health and well being
of low income transgender people of color.
mission of the Gender-Sexuality Alliance is to make a positive visible
impact on the LMU community through the daily activities of its members
and by working with other student organizations to promote reciprocity.
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to
promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of
people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and
discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
(pronounced “glisten”) is the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education
Network, the largest national network of parents, students, educators
and others ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender
identity/expression in K-12 schools.
Imperial Court of Los Angeles & Hollywood, is a California Public
Benefit non-profit organization, to serve the Los Angeles and Hollywood
community in the tradition of compassion, involvement and caring. Its
primary goals are as follow: (a) to further relationships with
organizations and businesses within our local communities, (b) to raise
money for charitable organizations and (c) to help those in our
community who are in need - all while having a lot of fun.
the Meantime Men’s Group Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization
that supports and empowers African American men. We address the
psychological, spiritual, and physical well being of same gender loving
African American men.
Institute for Judaism & Sexual Orientation / www.huc.edu/ijso
Institute for Judaism & Sexual Orientation’s mission is to achieve
complete inclusion of LGBT people in congregations and communities by
training professionals and students, raising a progressive religious
voice on LGBT issues and fostering collaboration with community
organizations to support inclusion. It also maintains the largest
online resource center on the intersection of Judaism, sexual
orientation and gender identity.
International Documentary Association / www.documentary.org
International Documentary Association (IDA) believes that the power
and artistry of the documentary art form are vital to cultures and
societies globally, and we exist to serve the needs of those who create
this art form. IDA's mission is to provide community, education,
specific support services, opportunities and related resources to
Jordan/Rustin Coalition (JRC) / jrcla.org/
Barbara Jordan/Bayard Rustin Coalition (Jordan/Rustin Coalition or JRC)
is a civil rights organization that exists to eradicate racism,
homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and sexism in all forms. JRC's mission
is to build the political power of the Black same-gender-loving,
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and our allies in the
Greater Los Angeles Area through grassroots organizing, political
advocacy, public education and community empowerment. JRC advocates for
full equality, including marriage, and complete societal acceptance of
all persons with regard to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender,
gender identity, and gender expression.
engage allies, management, and other employee networking groups in
promoting an inclusive environment within the firm which consistently
allows Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) colleagues the
build successful careers and reach their greatest potential. To serve as
a resource to the local and national LGBT communities and to assist the
firm in building business within the LGBT marketplace.
Providing quality Men's Jewish programming & services to the Los Angeles area LGBT community.
Providing quality Tran's Jewish programming & services to the Los Angeles area LGBT community.
Providing quality Women's programming & services to the Los Angeles area LGBT community.
June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives is committed to gathering and preserving
materials by global lesbians of all abilities, classes, ethnicities,
races, and experiences.
LA Rebellion Rugby Football Club is the only rugby team in Los Angeles
welcoming all players, regardless of age, race, fitness level or sexual
orientation. Like all people in the City of Angels, we come from many
different walks of life.
LA Stage Alliance is dedicated to building awareness, appreciation and support for the performing arts in Greater Los Angeles.
The mission of the Lesbian Visibility Committee is to educate & involve the community on important Lesbian specific issues!
The Los Angeles LGBT Aging Alliance provides information and resources to caregivers, service providers, and LGBT seniors.
seeks to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning
youth towards self sufficiency by providing a group supportive
environment and an innovative mentoring experience.
was incorporated in 1975 to promote a greater understanding of film as
an art form and the filmmaker as an artist by providing a forum for
independently produced, experimental films, which have little
opportunity of reaching the general public through normal channels of
commercial distribution. Presenting approximately 35 screenings
annually, Filmforum showcases alternative media that aims to inspire,
enlighten, and empower, as well as to entertain.
Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce / www.laglcc.org
Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC) is a
501(c)(6) organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and
gay-allied businesses, professionals, and individuals, who have joined
together to effect positive growth in ourselves, our work, our community
and our future.
CONCERNED is a Christian Ministry for all sexual orientations and
gender identities. Our message to the LGBT community is that authentic
Christianity is a gift of love not hatred, joy not dread, hope not
defeat. God is love! God hates no one, since God made us as we are!
Together we celebrate the message of God's inclusive love in over 400
Lutheran Churches nationwide.
LGBT Student Services Office at LMU will:
· Promote equality, visibility and inclusion of LGBT
students within the LMU community.
· Provide support for the LGBT student community and
· Serve as the primary resource and support center for
students of all orientations and gender identities by creating an
inviting, safe, confidential, and inclusionary atmosphere within the
· Provide all members of the University community with
resources, education, and information about sexual orientation and
· Engage the University community in regular dialogue
about the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity with
issues of faith, religion and culture. Within these dialogues, the
Office will place a particular emphasis on these intersections as they
relate to the University ethos of Interculturalism and the principles of
Catholic Social Teaching.
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives / onearchives.org
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honors the past, celebrates the
present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity
by supporting education and research about our heritage and experience
worldwide. ONE is dedicated to collecting, preserving, documenting,
studying, and communicating our history, our challenges, and our
& Equal Workplace Advocates™ educates and empowers organizations,
human resources professionals, employee resource groups, and individual
employees through programs and services that result in equal policies,
opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace inclusive of all
of sexual orientations, gender identities, expressions, and
is the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Straight Ally Employee
Alliance. Founded in 1986, the employee affinity network is one of
Corporate America's oldest LGBT employee groups. Today, OUT operates
with 8 regional hubs and over 1400 voluntary members. We attract new
employees by being visible in the local LGBT community and building
NBCUniversal's reputation as an employer of choice. We develop employees
by providing networking opportunities, learning & speaker series,
and access to executives. We help retain employees by providing
meaningful volunteer and charity opportunities, helping people make the
most of their benefits, and advocating for policies that promote an
inclusive work environment. We help our businesses reach our community
by providing employees for focus groups, marketing labs and assistance
with direct-to-consumer events such as local Pride festivals.
College of Law is a small, fully licensed, degree-granting law school
located in downtown Los Angeles, California offering a four-year evening
Juris Doctorate program to accommodate working students.
Peoples College of Law was founded in 1974 as a non-profit,
community-run law school to bring legal resources to under-represented
communities and train legal advocates to secure progressive social
change and justice in society.
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Our purpose is to promote
the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
persons, their families and friends, by providing support to cope with
an adverse society, enlightening an ill-informed public through
education, and advocating to end discrimination and secure equal civil
rights. PFLAG-LA provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual
orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is
healthy and respectful of human diversity.
mission is to provide convenient, affordable access to a comprehensive
range of reproductive health care and sexual health information, through
patient services, education and advocacy.
Foundation provides financial support, leadership training, mentoring
and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual
orientation, gender expression or gender identity.
Ups mission is to promote visibility and integration of gay women in
entertainment, the arts and all forms of media. POWER UP is the only
non-profit organization to develop, finance, produce and distribute
films through its unique film grant program. POWER UP is Challenging
Perception Through Film.
Educational Outreach and Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students.
Queer Straight Alliance (QSA)
by CalArts in 2003, REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater)
introduces diverse audiences, students and artists to the most
influential developments in the arts from around the world, and gives
artists in this region the creative support they need to achieve
national and international stature. REDCAT is the newest partner in an
international network of adventurous art and performance centers, which
together are playing a vital role in the evolution of contemporary
culture. REDCAT is a center for experimentation, discovery and lively
Space is an educational intervention to show support for lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender/transsexual, queer/questioning, intersex, and ally
(LGBTQIA) campus community members. The program also makes an
environmental and cultural impact on the Chapman University campus
through a public display of support. This outward display designates
given areas or offices as “safe spaces” for LGBTQIA students. This
intervention is supported by the Division of Student Affairs.
Support LGBT actors by educating membership, industry, and the public to end workplace discrimination.
San Gabriel Valley Pride, Inc. / www.sgvpride.org
educate and raise awareness of the community at large about Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender culture; and to instill a sense of
pride and respect among the members of the GLBT community.
is a social, political, cultural and support organization providing a
safe space to empower South Asian LGBTIQs (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgenders, Intersex, Questioning) in Southern California. Through
education, networking and outreach we are committed to creating
awareness and acceptance of queer/alternative sexualities and gender
SCLMA (Southern California Lambda Medical Association) / www.sclma.org
provide support for LGBT physicians and health care providers; and to
advocate,consult and educate health care professionals and the general
public on LGBT health care issues.
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Seniors Program was created to elevate
and enrich the lives of LGBT people, 50 years and older, through
educational, social and cultural events and activities. The Seniors
Program provides a safe and nurturing environment for all LGBT seniors
to help combat isolation and loneliness.
Buddy System is a new program designed to provide mutual companionship
and shared experiences to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
communities. Senior Buddies are 50+ and Junior Buddies are 21+, with at
least a 20 year difference in age. Senior and Junior Buddies foster
meaningful intergenerational connections through twice-monthly visits,
weekly phone conversations, and various group activities.
Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival was founded in 2009 to increase
visibility for powerful films by trans and genderqueer filmmakers. We
promote filmmakers to new audiences with encore "best of fest"
screenings at colleges and organizations throughout the year.
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is a civil rights organization advocating
for transgender communities. Every day we connect transgender people and
their families to technically sound and culturally competent legal
services, increase acceptance and enforcement of laws and policies that
support California's transgender communities, and work to change laws
and systems that fail to incorporate the needs and experiences of
We utilize direct legal services, education, community organizing, and
policy and media advocacy to advance the rights and safety of diverse
transgender communities. TLC uses the term “transgender” to represent
all of the innumerable genders and forms of gender expression that fall
within and outside of stereotypical gender norms. TLC also understands,
acknowledges, and resists non-gender based oppressions which limit
people's ability to live in peace.
Trevor Project is a non-profit organization that operates the only
nationwide, around-the-clock suicide prevention helpline for gay and
questioning youth. The Trevor Helpline, 866.4.U.TREVOR (866.488.7386),
is a free and confidential service that offers hope through its trained
counselors. In addition to the helpline, the organization’s website
(www.TheTrevorProject.org) provides information on identifying and
assisting potentially suicidal youth and “Dear Trevor”, a confidential
resource where youth can ask questions about sexual orientation and
identity issues. The Trevor Project also provides lifesaving guidance
and vital resources to educators and parents. The organization was
founded by three filmmakers whose film, Trevor, about a teenager who
attempts suicide after realizing that he might be gay, received the 1994
Academy Award® for Best Short Film (Live Action).
UCLA Anderson School of Management - Gay and Lesbian Business Alliance (GLBA) / www.facebook.com/GLBAAlumni
(Gay & Lesbian Business Alliance) is comprised of MBA alumni from
the UCLA Anderson School of Management. The mission of the UCLA
Anderson GLBA is to build a robust network of gay and lesbian business
professionals for enhancement of gay and lesbian UCLA Anderson Alumni
and students in their career, social, and personal lives. UCLA Anderson
GLBA also seeks to increase the connection between its members to the
Anderson school and our community to promote and advance positive gay
and lesbian issues in the business world. UCLA Anderson GLBA Alumni has
four pillars of activities: Social, Networking, Education, and Giving.
UCLA Film and Television Archive houses one of the largest collections
of film and television materials in the world. Besides the collection,
the Archive presents over 300 films and videos a year in public
screenings in the Billy Wilder Theatre located at the Hammer Museum at
10899 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles.
Statement: As one of the officially sanctioned affinity groups of the
University of Southern California, USC Lambda is a volunteer-run 501
(c)(3) organization. Our purpose is to award scholarships to deserving
students who support LGBT issues regardless of sexual orientation, to
keep our members connected to the university and to each other via
events, mentorship, service and professional networking, and to create
an enriching and supportive community that promotes education and an
increase in the visibility of LGBT alumni and students.
Communications is the nation's premier Asian Pacific American media
arts organization, and promotes interethnic understanding through the
creation, presentation, preservation, and support of media works by and
about Asian Pacific Americans. Visual Communications was created with
the understanding that media and the arts are important vehicles to
organize and empower communities, build connections between generations,
challenge perspectives, and create an environment for critical
thinking, necessary to build a more just and humane society.
preserve the AIDS Monument as an inspirational tool to educate the
Latino community about cultural denial HIV/AIDS, and to promote activism
and healthy living.
Board addresses matters relating to the Lesbian and Gay community such
as education, empowerment, equal rights, hate crimes prevention and
domestic partner rights and makes recommendations to Council relative to
the adoption of programs, policies or ordinances of benefit to the
Westside Family Health Center - Man Up Program / www.wwhcenter.org
Family Health Center provides comprehensive, high quality, cost
effective health care in an educational and supportive environment that
empowers patients to take an assertive role in caring for their
well-being through all stages of life.
On A Roll (WOAR) is a social organization that strives to enrich the
lives of lesbians -- both couples and singles alike. Its membership
represents women of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities, professions and
fitness levels and brings them together in a fun and relaxed
environment. WOAR is also committed to supporting worthy causes and
charities that are part of our diverse and wonderful community.