Sexual orientation falls on a continuum and refers to our emotional / romantic / sexual
preferences. Some sexual identities include heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality,
asexuality, pansexuality, queer among others.
For transgender clients, the Counseling Center can be a support through the transition
process and provide referrals to peer support groups and community clinicians who
can provide letters of eligibility and readiness for hormone replacement therapy and
Towson University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Student Development
The LGBT Student Development Program strives to create an inclusive and educated campus community where all Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally students feel welcome, supported, valued, and
Pride Mentor Program
The PRIDE Mentor Program is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students on campus. Our
goal is to help students acclimate and experience the most success possible. Pride
Mentors support students in many areas, including: adjusting to college; connecting
with LGBTQ student life; and, supporting coming out to roommates, friends, or family.
HRC (Human Rights Campaign) Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Equal
PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays): PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
persons, and their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse
society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination
and to secure equal civil rights.
The Trevor Project and Lifeline –866-4-U-TREVOR , 866-488-7386 [U.S. CALLS ONLY]. The Trevor operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention
helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
Suicide.Org Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Suicideresource page
GLBTNearME.org: “The GLBT National Resource Database” – Database offering information about many
local social resources, community centers, etc.
GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Network: Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based
Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support,
leadership development, and training.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) was established in 1973, works to build the political power of the lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community from the ground up by training activists,
organizing broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT
legislation, and building the organizational capacity of the movement.
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights
of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact
litigation, education and public policy work.
Soulfource, guided by the spirit of truth and empowered by the principles of relentless nonviolent
resistance, works to end the religious and political oppression of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, queer, and questioning people.
The Chase Brexton Community Health Center is committed to delivering accessible health care throughout the lifespan, providing
health care for the LGBT community, and ensuring that all patients, regardless of
age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, have
access to high quality health care.
FreeState Justiceis a legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve the lives of low-income lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (“LGBTQ”) Marylanders.
LGBT Community Newspaper (published by GLCCB) offers news articles pertinent to the GLBT community
and provides information about daily events in the community.
Hearts & Ears, Inc. is a non-profit organization for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning
individuals with mental health issues and concerns. Drop-in center and provides weekly
support groups that address addictions, mental health, and general concerns.