Community Specific PRIDE Resource Library

Updated: Aug 16

This blog is copied directly from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and was authored by JL Heinze.

This resource hub is designed to guide individual communities under the LGBTQIA+ umbrella in accessing help, information, research, or support. Please note that we are not affiliated with, nor do we endorse, any of the below recommendations.

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See our list of non-English PRIDE Resources


Deaf and Hard of Hearing:

Organizations to Know:

Gallaudet’s LGBTQA Resource Center

RIT/NTID’s Q Center

Deaf and Hard of Hearing – The DC Center for the LGBT Community

Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf| DEAF/HH LGBTIQA+


Mental Health of Deaf* LGBTQ Youth – The Trevor Project

Deaf LGBTQ Patients’ Disclosure of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to Health Care Providers – Miller, Biskupiak & Kushalnagar

"Deaf/LGBTQ intersectional invisibility in schools: The lived experience" by Courtney M Dunne - Courtney M. Dunne

An Interview with Three Deaf Lesbians: Intersectionality and Saliency of Identity Variables - Amanda L. Schaad

Deaf Sexual and Gender Minority Research - Deaf Health Equity

Publications - Deaf Health Equity

Tools & Resources:

LGBTQIA+ Resources – California School for the Deaf

Resources – Gallaudet University

Disability Pride Toolkit and Resource Guide - National Council on Independent Living

Community Building:

Online Communities For Deaf LGBTQ+ Individuals - Communication Services for the Deaf

NETWORKs List – Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf


LGBTQIA+ ASL Signs and Definitions


Visually Impaired

Did you know? If you identify as visually impaired, you are eligible to receive a free white cane from the National Federation of the Blind. Find out more here: Free White Cane Program

Organizations to Know:

Blind LGBT Pride International


When Love Is Blind: Critical Ontology and Queer Desire - Jeffrey Escoffier

Tools & Resources:

Books Available in Braille - LGBTQ Reads

Community Building:

LGBTQ+ of DeafBlind - Facebook

Home of the blind/visually impaired lgbt community — LiveJournal

National Federation of the Blind LGBT Group - Facebook


Blind and Gay Man Discovers He's Not Alone. - YouTube

Blind and queer and finding community - Kathi Wolfe


BIPOC Communities:

Organizations to Know:

Queer and Transgender Black, Indigenous, People of Color Organization List

Organizations Serving the Black LGBTQ+ Community – It Gets Better

BIPOC Organizations and Services - TUFTS

Black Led LGBTQ+ Organization Link List


Infographic on BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Mental Health - Mental Health America

Black & LGBTQ+: At the intersection of race, sexual orientation & identity - American Medical Association

Black and African American LGBTQ Youth Report - Human Rights Campaign

Tools & Resources:

BIPOC Resources — wenatchee pride

LGBTQ+ Students of Color Resource Guide - Best Colleges

BIPOC Pride Resource List - Center for Gender in Global Context

Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0.-

Two Spirit/Native LGBTQ Resources – National American Indian Court Judges Association

QTBIPOC Mental Health and Well-Being - Human Rights Campaign

Community Building:

40 Resources To Support QTBIPOC Substance Use and Mental Illness - Live Another Day

Social & Emotional Support Communities for Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and LGBTQIA+ Folks - Entertainment Community Fund

Queer BIPOC Parents! - Facebook


Finding Mental Health Support for BIPOC Survivors | National Sexual Violence Resource Center - NSVRC

Intersections of LGBTQ Issues and Racial Justice Resource List | National Sexual Violence Resource Center - NSVRC

Understanding and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health for Black LGBTQ People - National LGBT Health Education Center


ESL (English Learner) Communities:

Organizations to Know:

Beginners ESL Class at


LGBTQ+ Voices From the Classroom: Insights for ESOL Teachers- Evan Kaiser

Sexual Identities in ESL: Queer Theory and Classroom Inquiry - Cynthia Nelson

Teaching Sexual Identity Issues in ESL Classes- Stephanie Vandrick

Finding the "T" in LGBTQ: ESL Educator Perceptions of Transgender and Non-Binary Gender Topics - Teresa Lynn Witcher

Tools & Resources:

Education Resources- Twilight People

Towards a cultural politics of LGBT issues in the ESOL classroom - Queering ESOL

ESL Lesson Plan on LGBT Issues - Breaking News English

Community Building:

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Trans (LGBT) TESOL Community Forum


Social Justice Webinars in ELT

Tips & Resources for LGBTQ Teaching English Abroad

Was Being Trans and Teaching English in Thailand Difficult? An Interview with Sean Stinson


Chronic Illness or Disability Communities:

Organizations to Know:

National LGBT Cancer Network

The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies

His Health

The LGBT Cancer Project

Chronically Queer - Creating Accessible Neighbourhoods

Disability Project - Transgender Law Center


Lesbian, gay and bisexual older adults suffer more chronic health conditions than heterosexuals, study finds - Kim Eckart

Selected Diagnosed Chronic Conditions by Sexual Orientation: A National Study of US Adults, 2013 CDC Data - Ward, Joestl, Galinsky & Dahlhamer

Tailored Motivational Interviewing to Improve Chronic Illness Management in Marginalized Populations- Sylvie Naar

Gay men living with Non-HIV chronic illnesses - Benjamin Lipton

'Invisible' illness common in queer community - Emily Glazer

Tools & Resources:

The Cranky Queer Guide to Chronic Illness

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning or Queer Health Toolkit - American Academy of Family Physicians

LGBTQ+ Healthcare State by State Resources Near You - OutCare Health

Community Building:

National LGBT Cancer Network Support Communities

Chronic Illness Queers - Facebook

LGBTQ+ and Chronic Illness - Facebook


Chronic Illness and Disability in the LGBTQ Community - The Mighty

About me! - Chronically Ill Kat

My Dad Accepts My Queer Identity — But Not My Disability- T. Sydney Bergerson Mikus

Queer nightlife culture and chronic illness: How one lesbian made peace with the needs of her body - Jacy Topps

Low On Spoons But Full Of Pride: On Being Chronically Ill And Queer - Gaysi - whatnowanna

Love, Sex and Spinal Cord Injury: LGBT Edition - Aspire Law


Survivors of Gendered Violence & Sexual Abuse:

Organizations to Know:

Community United Against Violence

The Network/ La Red

NSVRC Directory of LGBTQ+ Survivor Organizations

LGBT National Help Center

The NW Network


Trauma-Informed Approaches for LGBQT* Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence - National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

New report into gay and bisexual men’s experience of sexual violence - Survivors UK

Constructing Hierarchies of Victimhood: Queer Male Survivors’ Evaluations of Sexual Assault Survivors - Doug Meyer

Tools & Resources:

Sexual Violence & Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ Information Packet - NSVRC

Sexual Assault and the LGBTQ Community - Human Rights Campaign

Resources for LGBTQ2S and non-binary survivors of violence - Battered Women’s Support Services

Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Rural Sexual Violence Survivors - Leah Green

LGBTQIA+ Resources - Partners Against Violence

Supporting LGBTQ Survivors - VAWnet

Open Minds Open Doors- The Network/La Red

LGBT People and Sexual Violence - Survivors UK

Community Building:

Online Communities for Survivors: Websites and Resources Offering Support and Help - NSVRC


Resource Guides- SASS-Lane

Shades of Change: Guide for Service Providers working with LGBTQ survivors of color - In Our Own Voices, Inc

Survivors Network UK


HIV Communities:

Organizations to Know:

Aids Service Orgs & Community Based Orgs National Directory


#AskTheHIVDoc - Greater Than AIDS

Rainbow Health


HIV LGBTQ Demographics - CDC

How HIV Impacts LGBTQ People - Human Rights Campaign

Tools & Resources:

Words Matter HIV Toolkit - National Black Justice Coalition

HIV & Aging Resources - LGBT Aging Center

Community Building:

7 HIV Support Groups of 2021- James Myhre


Living with HIV in 2021: Three gay men share their stories and how they fight the stigma - Jacob Garland


Unhoused Communities:

Organizations to Know:

True Colors United - Home

A Way Home America

National Coalition for the Homeless LGBT Homelessness

Shelter Listings, Homeless Shelters, Halfway Houses, Housing For Low Income


LGBTIQ+ Homelessness: A Review of the Literature - Fraser, Pierse, Chisholm & Cook

LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Research Agenda - True Colors United

Homelessness Among LGBT Adults in the US - Williams Institute

Tools & Resources:

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Resources - National Health Care for the Homeless Council

When Staying Home Isn’t Safe - Anti-Violence Project

LGBT Homeless Youth - American Progress

Resources for LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness - The Trevor Project

Community Building:

Support for LGBTQ Youth State by State - Lambda Legal


A day in the life after you've been kicked out for being LGBTQ - Robbie Couch


Foster Youth & Former Ward of State Communities:

Organizations to Know:

The National Foster Parent Association - LGBTQ+ Families and Youth

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