State & National Resources


Campus Pride

Campus Pride is a national online community and resource network committed to student leaders and campus organizations who work to create a safer campus environment free of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, heterosexism and genderism at colleges and universities.

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies is the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and communities.

LGBT/Queer Studies Programs

LGBT/Queer Studies Programs is a listing of academic programs in the U.S. and Canada, study abroad programs, and publications on queer studies. Maintained by Professor John G. Younger at University of Kansas.

The National Consortium of LGBT Resources in Higher Education

The combined vision and mission on The National Consortium of LGBT Resources in Higher Education is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect. Our goals are to support colleagues and develop curriculum to professionally enhance this work; to seek climate improvement on campuses; and to advocate for policy change, program development, and establishment of LGBTQIA+ Office/Centers.



Outsports' mission is to build the broadest, deepest, most informative and most entertaining gay sports community. This encompasses sports fans, teams and leagues. A mixture of breaking news, commentary, features, member profiles, photo galleries, and discussion boards, Outsports is the place to go for sports fans and athletes.

State/National Resources on Domestic Violence

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project supports victims and survivors through education, advocacy and direct services. Understanding that the serious public health issue of domestic violence is not gender specific, we serve men in relationships with men, regardless of how they identify, and stand ready to assist them in navigating through abusive relationships. Hotline: (800) 832-1901.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs addresses the pervasive problem of violence committed against and within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and HIV-affected communities. NCAVP is a coalition of programs that document and advocate for victims of anti-LGBT and anti-HIV/AIDS violence/harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, police misconduct and other forms of victimization.

LGBTQIA+ Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

The Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (RAD) is a nonprofit organization established in 1977. The purpose of this Alliance is to establish and maintain a society of Deaf Gays and Lesbians to encourage and promote the educational, economical, and social welfare; to foster fellowship; to defend our rights; and advance our interests as Deaf Gay and Lesbian citizens concerning social justice; to build up an organization in which all worthy members may participate in the discussion of practical problems and solutions related to their social welfare. RAD has over twenty chapters in the United States and Canada.

Deaf Queer Resource Center

Deaf Queer Resource Center is a national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the
Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities.

State & National Hotlines

State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline

1-800-243-2437 (TTY), b8 am to 10 pm CST every day.
The free and anonymous AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline provides callers with the most up-to-date, medically-accurate information on AIDS/HIV and sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs), emotional support, and state-wide referrals for healthcare and social services related to AIDS/HIV and STDs. Spanish-speaking resource counselors are available during most day and evening shifts.

GLBT National Youth Talkline

800-246-PRIDE, Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. CST
Provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. Telephone volunteers in their teens and early twenties speak with teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!

The Trevor Helpline

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
24/7 suicide & crisis prevention helpline for gay and questioning youth.