LGBTQ Organization Guide


The Silver Spring Cooperative Parish believes that having open hearts, open minds and open doors means we are called to share God?s welcome with all people. We are a community where believers, seekers and doubters of every race, ethnicity, age, ability, socioeconomic status, gender identity and sexual orientation are valued as beloved children of God. We believe that Jesus taught of God?s love and acceptance for all, which we seek to embody through our actions, prayers, service, witness and disc


Our mission is to unleash and celebrate the underrepresented voices and diversity of our artists, audiences, and community.


HOPE DC is here to assist the social and informational needs of HIV+ gay men and others in the Washington DC area.


Equality Maryland works to secure and protect the rights of LGBT Marylanders by promoting legislative initiatives on the state, county and municipal levels. Our professional lobbyists and legislative team work with our allies in the General Assembly to shape and pass positive legislation in Annapolis and to beat back discriminatory legislation.


(NationaL) NALGAP; The National Association of Lesbian and Gay Bisexual and Transgender Addiction Professionals is a membership organization founded in 1979 and dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer communities.


DC’s Local Bear Community for gay, bisexual, and trans men.

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At Empowerment Liberation Cathedral we celebrate our church being a welcoming and affirming, radically inclusive, LGBTQIA celebrated congregation, where ALL of God’s children are welcomed. We create an atmosphere where all worshipers can experience the gift of God, and the joy of Jesus. Everyone is invited to experience our worship – no matter your gender, race, age, sexual orientation, identification, disability, or former faith background. All are affirmed and welcomed here! At Empowerment Liberation Cathedral our service is power packed with spirit-filled preaching and singing. It will be an experience your soul will always remember. Through liberation, teaching, and preaching, your daily life will be empowered. Bishop Allyson Abrams is the Pastor and Founder.


(National) Military Partners and Families Coalition (MPFC) is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Washington, D.C. It was founded in 2011 by a group of partners of active duty U.S. Armed Forces Service-members stationed in the U.S. and overseas.


GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.


A social club for bears/cubs/admirers that creates and particpates in activites of companionship and fun within the bear community. Also being involved in a significant role in the gay community and acceptance from everybody in the National Capital Area.

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