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Social Work Resources: BIPOC LGBTQ


All of the information below can be found in this printable PDF.


Asylum Connect Catalog: Free virtual platform that matches LGBTQ+ asylum seekers with vetted legal, medical, mental health and social services

The Audre Lorde Project: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area

Black Led: Includes organizations and resources.

The Brown Boi Project: A community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and allies committed to changing the way that communities of color talk about gender.

Center for Black Equity: This multinational LGBTQ+ network is dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.

First Nations Two Spirit Collective: A Collective of indigenous peoples who identify as two-spirit, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender-non-conforming, queer, and allies.

Give Us The Floor: Nation-wide support groups for LGBTQ+ youth to build healthy connections, practice self-expression, and enhance psychological wellness.

House of Rebirth: A transformative housing initiative and community safe space led by Black Trans Women to assist Black Trans Women affected by oppression by offering resident services and community programs.

LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color: A directory that matches LGBTQs of Color with licensed psychotherapists that are also a part of the same community. They also provide support, networking, leadership development, and community-building opportunities for LGBTQs of Color in psychology, social work, and counseling.

The Lesbians of Color Symposium (LOCS) Collective: A nonprofit dedicated to enriching the lives of LBTQ+ women and non-binary people of color through providing services and programming designed to educate, encourage and empower.

The National Black Justice Coalition: America’s leading national Black LGBTQ/SGL civil rights organization focused on federal public policy.

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network: This organization is committed to transforming the mental health of queer and trans people of color.

NQAPIA: A federation of LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander Organizations

QTPoC Mental Health Practitioner Directory: Virtual directory of mental health practitioners across the country for queer and trans people of color, provided by the National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network. Curated resources such as hotlines, online support groups, and organizations for queer and trans people of color are also available.

Resources for Members of the LGBTQ+ Community: Virtual directory of psychiatrists, therapists, text and chat services, and online communities specifically geared towards the LGBTQ+ community, provided by NAMI Massachusetts

Rest for Resistance: This site contains articles written for queer persons of color by queer persons of color, providing reminders and tips to help you rest and recover.

Unity Coalition / Coalición Unida: Advancing Equality & Fairness for the Latinx/Hispanic & Indigenous LGBTQ Community / Avanzando Igualdad para la Comunidad Latinx/Hispana e Indigena

Trans Lifeline: This grassroots hotline and non-profit organization offer direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis. Ran by trans people for trans people.

The Trevor Project: National organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to all LGBTQ+ youth, emphasizing protecting the Black community.