LGBTQ+ Resources

We have compiled this list to help you find support, education, and resources.

Community Resources

Equality Florida Action, Inc.

Equality Florida is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for FL’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community.

Equality Florida has been successfully working with our local partners all over the state to ensure our community is protected from discrimination at the local level. 

equality Florida

Gainesville Community Alliance

The Gainesville Community Alliance (GCA) is a social membership organization that provides an environment in which gay. lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people, and their friends have opportunities to meet through educational and social activities.

Gainesville community alliance

Human Rights Council of North Central Florida

Founded in 1993, the Human Rights Council of North Central Florida (HRCNCF) works to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the interest of civic betterment and social welfare. HRCNCF also seeks to work in coalition with other organizations to end discrimination based on race, gender, socioeconomic status, age, religion, national origin, or disability.

Human Rights Council

Pride Community Center of North Central Florida

PCCNCF empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to healthy and successful lives while building a strong community that celebrates diversity and advocates for justice and opportunity.

Serving Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Suwannee and Union Counties with PRIDE!


Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Gainesville

PFLAG offers support, education outreach, advocacy, trainings & resources to create a better future for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and adults.

PFLAG's unique voice has helped thousands by making schools safer, keeping families stronger, improving the workplace, and educating the general public.

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Scholarships & Grants for LGBTQIA+ Students

LGTBQ+ students can benefit greatly from organizations who provide financial assistance, advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights, and offer networking opportunities.  

This guide highlights these organizations that provide direct support to the LGBTQIA+ community. 

LGTBQ Scholarships

UF LGBTQ+ Resources

Association of LGBTQ+ Alumni

The University of Florida Association of LGBTQ+ Alumni is an affiliate of the University of Florida Alumni Association (UFAA) and is dedicated to supporting and connecting UF’s alumni and students, who may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and beyond (LGBTQ+), and their allies. As proud members of The Gator Nation, we are committed to service and excellence while promoting inclusivity, diversity and belonging by creating a sense of community for all alumni, current and future students, faculty, staff and friends of Gators everywhere.”



OUTLAW is a social and political organization that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied students. Members work to increase community awareness of issues relating to the intersection of gender, sexual orientation, and the law. They hold regular meetings, guest lectures, and awareness events throughout campus and provide a forum within the law school to discuss matters of importance to LGBTQ+ students.

Out Law

President’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee

The LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee is appointed through the Faculty Senate committee nomination process. Members are appointed for staggered three year terms. The committee is made up of faculty, staff and student representatives from various departments and divisions. Formal and informal liaisons exists between Multicultural & Diversity Affairs (including LGBT Affairs), Human Resources, UF Police Department, The Counseling and Wellness Center, and The President’s Council on Diversity.

LGBTQ Presidential Advisory Committee

Pride Student Union

Pride is a student organization at UF that educates and provides a safe space for students of marginalized sexualities and gender identities. We offer development opportunities, community building, and social networking.


Queer Nation: UF LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group

Queer Nation strives to provide a welcoming and affirming space to attract, represent, and retain LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff at the University of Florida. We aim to promote an inclusive campus, advocate for equitable policies for LGBTQIA+ faculty, staff, and students, promote LGBTQIA+ visibility on the UF campus, and provide social and professional development opportunities for LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff.

Queer Nation

UF LGBTQ+ Affairs

LGBTQ+ Affairs strives to provide an affirming and welcoming space for all LGBTQ+ identified students. We work to empower LGBTQ+ student leaders and ambassadors as change agents on campus and in the community. Recognizing that sexual identity and gender identity and expression work through and are influenced by race, ethnicity, culture, age, disability, class, faith, and other social characteristics, we offer support and educational programming that incorporate principles of social justice to reduce heterosexism, genderism, homophobia, and transphobia in all of their forms on the UF campus and beyond.

UF LGBTQ Affairs

UF Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research

The Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Research offers an interdisciplinary forum for the study of gender and sexualities, their intersections with race/ethnicity, class, and other sociocultural systems, and their functions in cultures and societies. Feminist intersectional and other theoretical approaches and methodologies are employed.

Women's Gym

LGBTQ+ Resources

UF Student Health Care Center

The UF Student Health Care Center is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status. To that end, we strive to provide students the right medical care and advice related to their individual bodies and perspectives.

Student Health Care Center

Resources for Families

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Child Welfare Information Gateway

A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, they provide access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools.

Find resources to help families support their LGBTQ+ youth; understand what to expect; and learn how to talk about a number of issues that may be impacting their youth.

Child Welfare Info Gateway

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Adolescents

While every child is unique and special, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behavior that cause problems in their lives and the lives of those around them. 

AACAP's Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. AACAP provides this important information as a public service. 

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Transgender & Gender Diverse Youth

While every child is unique and special, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behavior that cause problems in their lives and the lives of those around them. 

AACAP's Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. AACAP provides this important information as a public service. 

facts for families

Family Acceptance Project

The Family Acceptance Project® is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative to prevent health and mental health risks and to promote well-being for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified (LGBTQ) children and youth.

We provide training and consultation on working with diverse families and implementing FAP's evidence-based family support model across the United States and in other countries.

family acceptance project

Legal Resources

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.


Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbiansgay menbisexualstransgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

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National LGBT Bar Association and Foundation

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBTQ+ community in all its diversity.


Transgender Law Center (TLC)

Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, we employ a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

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Medical Resources

Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists

AGLP serves as a voice for the concerns of lesbians and gay men in the professional psychiatric community. AGLP is committed to fostering a more accurate understanding of homosexuality, ensuring well-informed and appropriate treatment for lesbians and gay men, and opposing discriminatory practices against gays and lesbians in our society.


Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality (GLMA)

GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments. To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive advocacy, education, and research.

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World Professional Organization for Transgender Health (WPATH)

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is a non-profit, interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health. Our professional, supporting, and student members engage in clinical and academic research to develop evidence-based medicine and strive to promote a high quality of care for transsexual, transgender, and gender-nonconforming individuals internationally.


Pride Veterinary Medical Community

The mission of PrideVMC create is to a better world for the LGBTQ+ veterinary community. Our vision is an empowered LGBTQ+ veterinary community that embraces wellbeing by being their authentic selves. PrideVMC serves veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary students, of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and their allies, through community development, professional advocacy, and personal empowerment.

Pride VMC