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Additional LGBTQ Resources

24/7 Hotline Help

The Trevor Project

The only national 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people (ages 13-24), available at 1-866-488-7386. It is free and always available. Text and Chat also available. See http://www.thetrevorproject.org for the more information. 

Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860

A national 24/7 crisis intervention hotline for transgender people of all ages. It is only staffed by transgender people.

 

Campus Resources

SafeZone

Parker Werns: 404 SC, pwerns@pointpark.edu

 

University Services

Health Services:203 TH, 412-392-3801

Mental Health Counseling: Taffie Bucci, 714 SC, 412-392-3959, tbucci@pointpark.edu

Title IX: Elizabeth Rosemeyer, 823 AH, 412-392-3980, erosemeyer@pointpark.edu

Public Safety: 412-392-3960 (2222 from a campus phone in an emergency situation)

 

Student Organizations

GSSA (Gender and Sexuality Spectrum Alliance)

Advisor: Professor Sarah Schulz, 503 LH, 412-392-8260, sschulz@pointpark.edu

 

Pittsburgh & Western PA Resources

The Persad Center increases the mental and emotional wellbeing of LGBTQ persons, all persons affected by HIV/AIDS, and their family members and significant others.


412-441-9786
www.persadcenter.org

 

Parents, Families and friends of Lesbians and Gays, Pittsburgh Chapter promotes the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ persons, their families, and friends through support, education, and advocacy.


412-833-4556
www.pflagpgh.org

 

Gay & Lesbian Community Center (GLCC) of Pittsburgh provides LGBTQ individuals and their families and supporters with resources and opportunities to promote visibility, understanding, and equality within the LGBT community and the community at large. The GLCC will work toward these goals through education, social support, networking, and advocacy.


412-422-0114
www.glccpgh.org

 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Greater Pittsburgh

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.


412-681-7736
http://www.aclupa.org/chapters/greaterpittsburgh/

 

Pittsburgh AIDS Taskforce

The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force provides support and information to everyone who is affected by HIV and AIDS without regard to their gender, religion, race or sexual orientation.

412-345-7456
www.patf.org

 

National Organizations

National LGBTQ Task Force (The Task Force) works to eliminate prejudice, violence and injustice against gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer people at the local, state and national level. As part of a broader social justice movement for freedom, justice and equality, The Task Force is creating a world that respects and celebrates the diversity of human expression and identity where all people may fully participate in society.

http://www.thetaskforce.org/

 

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization for transgender people. The NCTE works at the local, state, and federal level to change laws, policies and society.

http://transequality.org/

 

Lambda Legal (Defense and Education Fund) is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ people and people with HIV or AIDS through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

www.lambdalegal.org

 

National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black LGBT people. NBJC’s mission is to end racism and homophobia.

http://nbjc.org/

 

Garden of Peace Project

Garden of Peace Project was created to uplift, uphold, and empower the narratives and lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ individuals and to address the lack of education, employment, healthcare, and housing, and the violence that impacts all LGBTQIA+ individuals. www.gardenofpeaceproject.org



The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
documents and responds to media coverage and treatment of LGBTQ people and issues of importance to them.

www.glaad.org

 

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is a bipartisan organization that works to advance equality based on sexual orientation and gender expression and identity, to ensure that LGBTQ Americans can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work and in the community.

www.hrc.org