Civil rights organization focusing on LGBT issues such as violence, sodomy laws, HIV/AIDS, families and the media. Grassroots political organization.
Human Rights Campaign
1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20036-3278
Phone: (202) 628-4160
National organization that focuses on lobbying Congress and raising money for gay-friendly candidates for national office.
GLAAD: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
5455 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323) 933-2240
Works for fair, accurate and inclusive representation in the media of LGBT people and events. Fights heterosexism and all forms of discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity.
GAY Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)
119 West 24th Street New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 367-1000
Hotline: 1-800-AIDS NYC (1-800-243-7692)
HIV/AIDS/Hotline – information and referrals; financial advocacy, legal and recreational services, peer counseling, and support groups, print and video materials/
National organization working on lesbian legal issues with special emphasis on family, elder, and immigration law, and youth and family issues.
National fund raising organization of openly lesbian and gay candidates for public office
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
ncorporated 120 Wall Street, Suite 1500
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 809-8585
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.