Community Resources: activism

Equal

EQUAL is Kansas City’s for youth-by youth Gay Straight Alliance Network, connecting queer youth across the metropolitan area. EQUAL organizes an annual Empowerment Summit, National Coming Out Day and the Day of Silence.

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Human Rights Campaign

Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

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Human Rights Campaign St. Louis

As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

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The LGBT Center of St. Louis

The goal of The LGBT Center of St. Louis is to to provide a safe and welcoming space, resources and support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and allied  community of The Gateway City and its surrounding areas through education, empowerment, outreach, and community building.

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National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

We bolster the strength of local LGBT activism in rural enclaves, small towns and cities nationwide. We build grassroots political muscle at every level by training activists, strengthening the infrastructure of local and state allies and organizing broad-based campaigns creating public support for full equality of LGBT people.

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Old Lesbians Organizing for Change

We are a national network of Old Lesbians over age 60 working to make life better for Old Lesbians through support networks and by confronting ageism in our communities and our country using education and public discourse as primary tools. Our national organization is directed by a Steering Committee that works to form and support local groups who will work in their own communities. We believe that we have a great deal of wisdom, experience and strength to share with our communities as well as among ourselves.

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Prizm @ UMSL

PRIZM is UMSL’s Queer-Straight Student Alliance.  It is our goal to create and maintain an inclusive, safe and accepting environment on our campus for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We aim to defeat negative stereotypes and educate people by sponsoring social events and activities on campus throughout the school year.  We usually meet biweekly throughout the academic year.

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PROMO

We identify LGBT rights supporters, educate them on the issues, give them the tools and the confidence to participate in the political process, and get results. PROMO’s goals are to help LGBT Missourians create a supportive and visible community, become active in the democratic process, and work for their equal protection under the law. We build community awareness and grassroots support for LGBT equality and increase civic participation of LGBT Missourians.

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Rainbow Alliance @ SLU

Rainbow Alliance is a chartered student organization at St. Louis University committed to supporting and advocating for the members and allies of the queer community at SLU and beyond.

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Missouri Safe School Coalition

The Safe Schools Coalition of Missouri is a team comprised of organizations across the state working to end bullying in Missouri public schools.

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