10 LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Groups Making Waves in the U.S.

The fight for LGBTQIA+ rights in the United States has been propelled by the tireless efforts of numerous organizations dedicated to advocacy, education, and support. Here are ten organizations at the forefront of this movement, making significant strides toward equality and acceptance.

1. Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

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As the largest LGBTQIA+ advocacy group in the US, HRC works to achieve equality for LGBTQIA+ individuals through legislative and corporate advocacy, public education, and mobilization of grassroots supporters.


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GLAAD is committed to accelerating LGBTQIA+ acceptance through media advocacy, fostering inclusive representation in the entertainment industry, and combating discrimination by promoting fair and accurate portrayals of LGBTQIA+ people.

3. National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)

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NCTE advocates for policy changes to advance transgender equality, focusing on issues such as healthcare access, identity documents, and workplace discrimination protections for transgender and nonbinary individuals.

4. The Trevor Project

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Dedicated to preventing suicide among LGBTQIA+ youth, The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services, as well as advocacy efforts to promote LGBTQIA+ affirming policies and practices.

5. Lambda Legal

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Lambda Legal is a leading legal advocacy organization committed to achieving full recognition of civil rights for LGBTQIA+ individuals and people living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

6. National LGBTQ Task Force

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The Task Force works to advance LGBTQIA+ rights and liberation through grassroots organizing, leadership development, and advocacy for policies that promote social and economic justice for all LGBTQIA+ people.

7. PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

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PFLAG provides support, education, and advocacy to LGBTQIA+ individuals, their families, and allies, fostering understanding and acceptance within communities across the country.

8. Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF)

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TLDEF works to advance transgender equality through impact litigation, public education, and advocacy, focusing on issues such as healthcare access, employment discrimination, and identity document changes.

9. Equality Federation

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As the national strategic partner of state-based LGBTQIA+ advocacy organizations, the Equality Federation works to advance equality at the state level by providing resources, training, and support for local grassroots efforts.


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GLSEN is dedicated to creating safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQIA+ students through advocacy, research, and educational programs that promote respect for all individuals regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.

These organizations play vital roles in the ongoing fight for LGBTQIA+ rights and liberation, working tirelessly to create a more just and inclusive society for all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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