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Queer People of Color (QPoC)
A Division of the
Muslims for Progressive Values:
People of Color:
http://www.glaad.org/issues/people-color From the website: "Issues impacting LGBT communities of color"
People of Color Media Program:
http://www.glaad.org/programs/pocmediaFrom the website: “GLAAD's People of Color Media Institute, funded by the Arcus Foundation and created specifically for people of color who are LGBT or LGBT allies, consisted of a two-day, training program....where GLAAD staff, leading journalists and national spokespeople developed best practices for on-camera and radio interviews."
Safe Schools Coalition
Parents/Guardians and Family Members of GLBT Youth of Color http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/RG-glbt_youth_of_color.htmlFrom the website: “The Safe Schools Coalition is an international public-private partnership in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, that is working to help schools - at home and all over the world - become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.”
The Center For Black Equity
Improving the Lives of Black LGBT People
http://centerforblackequity.org/From the website: “Our mission is to promote a multinational LGBT network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.”
Black Lesbians United
http://www.blacklesbiansunited.com/From the Facebook Page: "Making the world safe for Black Lesbians"
Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders
Published Brief April of 2013.
From the website: "This brief explores 10 policy areas where health and wellness can be improved for LGBT older people of color (a population that encompasses multiple groups diverse across race, ethnicity, culture, language of origin and more), examining policy topics such as federal funding gaps, the ways in which health reform implementation can reach marginalized people, LGBT-specific barriers within programs such as Social Security, and much more."
National Black Justice Coalition
From the website: “The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and allies dedicated to fostering equality by fighting racism and homophobia. The Coalition advocates for social justice by educating and mobilizing opinion leaders, including elected officials, clergy, and media, with a focus on Black communities.”
From the website: “ZAMI NOBLA (National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging is an off- shoot of ZAMI: Atlanta's premiere organization for lesbians of African descent based in Atlanta, Georgia. ZAMI was in existence for over 25 years and was internationally known for its advocacy work on behalf of black lesbians, social justice organizing and it’s Audre Lorde Scholarship Fund.”
From the website: "Native American LGBT/Two-Spirt educational resources, multimedia, and news"
By State (United States)
Note: The organizations listed here are state-specific, however their websites provide valuable information for people of color nationwide.
The Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (Philadelphia)
From the website: "GALAEI maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad through providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals."
A statewide queer people of color organization
From the website: “allgo envisions a just and equitable society that celebrates and nurtures vibrant people of color queer cultures.”
Queer People of Color & Allies
An official agency of the Multicultural Engagement Center and exists to contribute to the self empowerment and visibility of people of color, queers and our communities at UT.