PFLAG of Richmond
Supporting diversity and inclusion with love and respect​​
Resources

Youth Resources

Side by Side Youth Center
 Provides support, education, advocacy, and opportunity for LGBTQ youth ages 11-20 in Central Virginia
http://www.sidebysideva.org/

The It Gets Better Project
Lets young LGBT youth know that they are not alone and that it WILL get better
https://itgetsbetter.org/

The Trevor Project
Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBT youth, including a 24-hour toll-free hotline
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

Gender Spectrum
Helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for children and teens
https://www.genderspectrum.org/

My Kid Is Gay
Helps families understand their LGBTQ kids
http://mykidisgay.com/

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Works to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in K-12 schools.
http://www.glsen.org

Community Resources

Diversity Richmond 
Serves Central Virginia's LGBT communities with cultural and social programming, events, and information.
http://diversityrichmond.org/

Equality Virginia
A statewide, non-partisan advocacy, outreach, and education organization seeking equality for LGBT Virginians
http://www.equalityvirginia.org
The Human Rights Campaign
Serves Central Virginia's LGBT communities with cultural and social programming, events, and information.
https://www.hrc.org/explore/topic/transgender
Lambda Legal
Works to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT individuals
http://www.lambdalegal.org


Transgender Resources

Health Brigade
Offers medical and counseling services for the transgender community in Central Virginia
https://www.healthbrigade.org/patients-and-clients/trans-health/
Virginia League for Planned Parenthood
Provides quality and compassionate care from an informed consent model for transgender patients
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-virginia-league
The Transgender Alliance of Central Virginia
Works to improve the level of care for the transgender community in Central Virginia
http://www.thacva.org/
The National Center for Transgender Equality
The nation's leading social justice advocacy organization winning life saving changes for transgender people
https://transequality.org/
The Whitman Walker Clinic
Provides a name and gender change guide for Virginia residents
https://www.whitman-walker.org/Guides%20PDF/VA%20-%20Name%20and%20Gender%20Change%20Guide.pdf
Trans Student Educational Resources
A youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the eduational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment
http://www.transstudent.org/
The Transgender Law Center
The largest national transgender-led organization advocating self-determination for all people
https://transgenderlawcenter.org
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
Works to end discrimination based upon gender identity and expression through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts
http://www.transgenderlegal.org/
Virginia Department of Health Transgender Health Services
Maintains a statewide resource guide to facilitate increased to care for transgender individuals
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/disease-prevention/disease-prevention/transgender-health-services-support/