LGBTQ+ Resources

Reach Out

On Campus

Safe Zone
Created to educate the campus and promote equity for LGBTQ+ students, staff and faculty by raising awareness about issues facing the community, developing a network of allies and advocating for sensitive and inclusive practices and policies.

Upper Chesapeake Bay Pride Scholarship

Local / Regional Resources

BWMT Baltimore
Multiracial support group

Equality Maryland
Fights for LGBT civil rights


Gay Life
Maryland's LGBT community newspaper

LGBT Community Center of Baltimore & Central Maryland Groups
Gender Identity Group / Tran*Quility: Support and social groups for transgendered persons

Mixed Company: Support group for young adults ages 20-30 years old.

Rainbow Youth Alliance: Support for LGBTQ youth, ages 13-19

Women of Color: Program for Lesbian and bisexual women of color.

Hearts and Ears, Inc.
For LGBT people with mental health issues/concerns.

PFLAG Chapters: Local chapter of the Parents and Friend of Lesbians and Gays. Baltimore County  |  Bel Air  |  Chestertown

Rainbow Alliance: Harford Community College's LGBTQ registered student organization (club). The group meets regularly; for more information please contact the Office of Student Activities.

National Resources

ACLU's Get Busy/Get Equal
Information and resources to improve the lives of LGBT people.

Atticus Circle
Dedicated to educating and mobilizing straight allies to advance equal rights for lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender partners, parents and their children.

A national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network. Organization for students, parents, and teachers that works toward creating positive change in school systems.

Human Rights Campaign
America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National
The umbrella organization for PFLAG chapters across the country.

Straight Spouse Network
An international organization that provides personal, confidential support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender mates and mixed-orientation couples for constructively resolving coming-out problems.

Trans Family
TransFamily provides support, education, advocacy, and outreach for the transgendered community, families, friends, partners, and allies of all ages, through meetings, presentations, seminars, media outreach, and an emergency resource hotline.

Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline is a non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. The hotline is staffed by transgender people, for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of the community might have.