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Community Resources

  • Hampton Roads PridePromostes pride and knowledge of the diversity of the Hampton Roads community through the organization and promotion of annual regional pride events. 
  • LGBT Center of Hampton RoadsOur mission is to promote the dignity and wellness of adults, families, youth and children impacted by HIV/AIDS through quality support and prevention services, so they may live healthy lives.
  • Hampton Roads Business Outreach- Is a broad based coalition of LGBT owned and LGBT supportive businesses and professionals dedicated to the development, growth and advocacy of Hampton Roads and its LGBT community. 
  • Equality Virginiais the leading statewide, non-partisan advocacy, outreach and education organization seeking equality for LGBT Virginians. 

Professional Resources and Associations for Students in Medicine and Health Professions Fields

Clinical Resources for Medical Professionals Working with LGBT Patients

Educational Resources for Campus Allies Looking to Gain More Information about the LGBT Community

  • The Asexual Visibility & Education Network-AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
  • Campus Prideserves LGBTQ and ally student leaders and campus organizations in the areas of leadership development, support programs and services to create safer, more inclusive LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities.
  • Center for LGBT Health & Equity (UCSF)-The LGBT Resource Center at UCSF, a division of Office of Diversity & Outreach provides education, information, support, and advocacy services to our campus community. 
  • Genderbread Person- helps show that gender is not binary
  • Gender Identity Research & Education Society-is a volunteer operated membership charity that, in collaboration with the other groups in its field, hears, helps, empowers and gives a voice to trans and gender non-conforming individuals, including those who are non-binary and non-gender, as well as their families. 
  • The International Foundation for Gender Education-promotes acceptance for transgender people. We advocate for freedom of gender expression and promote the understanding and acceptance of All People
  • Intersex Society of North America (ISNA)- devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.
  • LGBT Data-serves as a no-cost, open-access clearinghouse for the collection of sexual orientation & gender identity data and measures.
  • National LGBT Cancer Network-Miission is to improve the lives of LGBT people with cancer and those at risk. We educate the LGBT community, train healthcare providers and advocate for LGBT inclusion in national cancer organizations, research and the media.
  • National LGBT Health Education Center- provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
  • Taking the Cake: An Illustrated Primer on Asexuality- An illustrated primer on asexuality
  • The Network la Red-Is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. 
  • Trans Bodies, Trans Selves-Aesource guide for transgender populations, covering health, legal issues, cultural and social questions, history, theory, and more.
  • Trans* Awareness Project- Aposter and digital media campaign that attempts to challenge stereotypes and cultivate an environment which celebrates and respects people of all genders.