Allies aims to open the minds and hearts of all people. They strive to educate others and themselves on issues concerning the straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. They provide support for those who identify with any sexual identity.
The LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer +) Resource Center's purpose is to provide programming, education, and support to the entire BGSU community. It is a place where LGBTQ+, questioning, and ally students can gather to foster learning and affirm their sense of identity, community, and collaboration.
A week-long, residential camp specifically for trans and gender diverse youth ages 13-17. Their program is designed so that campers emerge with an increased sense of confidence in their identities and a strong community of peers and supporters.
GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. Together we can transform our nation's schools into the safe and affirming environment all youth deserve.
Harbor Camps was the first-ever summer camp established for transgender and non-binary/gender-nonconforming youth. Formerly known as “Camp Aranu’tiq,” a weeklong program in 2010 at a rented site with 40 campers, has grown to serve over 900 campers each summer at its very own home in New Hampshire.
The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth around the globe.
The mission of the Kent State LGBTQ+ Center is to support an inclusive environment on all KSU campuses, to advocate for all individuals and community groups based on sexual and gender identity, and to promote physical, mental and academic wellness.
Lavender Landing is a collection of programs at CANAPI that help homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ young adults (ages 18-29) to achieve housing stability.
Oberlin works hard to create and maintain a safe, positive and affirming campus community. Below are resources that exist on- and off-campus.
Point Foundation seeks to build community and springboard a new generation of LGBTQ leaders toward success. It does this through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training, and is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit.
A scholarship for LGBTQ+ students provided by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
The Teen Pride Network is a collaborative project between PFLAG Akron, CANAPI, and GLSEN.
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students through advocacy and empowerment. Founded in 2011, it is the only national organization led by trans youth.