Equality Ohio - advocates and educates to achieve fair treatment and equal opportunity for all Ohioans, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.
GLSEN - Columbus - the local chapter of GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network). Nationally, GLSEN works to ensure safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
HRC Columbus - the local steering committee of the Human Rights Campaign. As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than one million members and supporters nationwide – all committed to making HRC’s vision a reality.
Kaleidoscope Youth Center - promotes and supports self-confident, healthy, productive lives for LGBTQ youth as they transition from adolescence into adulthood.
Black Queer Online Community
LGBT+ General Resources – Ohio Based
Mozaic - a community program under Equitas Health, is a health and wellness, HIV prevention and community building initiative for trans and gender non-conforming people of color ages 13-29.
PFLAG Columbus promotes the health and well-being of LGBTQ individuals, their families and their friends through support, education and advocacy with the goal of ending discrimination and securing equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) provides an opportunity for dialogue on sexual orientation and gender identity and creates a society that is healthy and respectful to human diversity.
The Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity is the education, research and community engagement arm of Equitas Health, focusing on reducing health disparities in the LGBTQ community.
Sexuality and Disability
Additional Resources: https://www.thecsph.org/the-csph-resources/web-resources/sex-and/sex-and-disability/
Columbus Women’s Chorus (CWC) - a feminist chorus that celebrates life through the power of music.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund -212-809-8585
LGBTQ Partner Abuse & Sexual Assault Help Line -1-866-356-6998
Nationally Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline - 919-227-8488
National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255) & 1-800-799-4TTY (Text Telephone)
The National Center for Transgender Equality - 202-903-0112
Trevor Hotline - 1-866-488-7386
Kink and BDSM
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