Community Resources: national

LGBT Cancer Network

The National LGBT Cancer Network is the only program in the country addressing the needs of all LGBT people with cancer and those at risk. Our work focuses on education, advocacy, and training.

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National Minority AIDS Council

NMAC represents a coalition of faith based and community based organizations as well as AIDS Service organizations advocating and delivering HIV/AIDS services in communities of color nationwide. Our mission is to develop leadership in communities of color to END the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

Our mission is to eliminate HIV/AIDS and confront related health and social determinants that negatively impact American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous peoples. NNAAPC seeks to achieve its mission and vision through advocacy and policy development, culturally appropriate research, creating culturally specific educational materials and training opportunities, technical and capacity building assistance, and networking and resource exploration.

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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Established in 2010 through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides training, technical assistance and educational resources to aging providers, LGBT organizations and LGBT older adults.

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK(8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers.

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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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OBO

OBOS is starting a World Wide movement in support of women’s health. It is a global nonprofit, public interest organization that promotes accurate, evidence-based information on girls’ and women’s reproductive health and sexuality, and addresses the social, economic and political conditions that affect health care access and quality of care.

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OutServe

OS-SLDN supports, defends and empowers LGBT service members, veterans and their families.  Our mission is to strengthen military culture by securing equal opportunity, equal protection and equal benefits, without threat of harassment or discrimination, for LGBT service members and veterans.

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Passing Twice

Passing Twice is an informal network of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender stutterers and their friends. Passing Twice meets every year at the NSA convention, and also holds workshops at other stuttering conferences around the world.

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Peer Listening Line

You can receive help, information, referrals, and support for a range of issues without being judged or rushed into any decision you are not prepared to make. Talk to our trained volunteers about safer sex, coming out, where to find gay-friendly establishments, HIV and AIDS, depression, suicide, and anti-gay/lesbian harassment and violence. No matter what is on your mind, we are here to encourage and ensure you that you are not alone.

617.267.9001  Toll-free: 800.399.PEER

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