Member Organizations

Alaska: Alaskans Together for Equality
Anchorage, AK

Advancing civil equality for all Alaskans through grassroots organizing and advocacy, with a primary focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Alaskans.

Arizona: Equality Arizona
Phoenix, AZ

Equality Arizona is the leading statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization for the State of Arizona. They organize the LGBTQ community of Arizona to fight for the full social, economic, and political inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in Arizona.

Arkansas: Arkansas Black Gay Men's Forum
Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Black Gay Men’s Forum (ARBGM FORUM) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization providing services that address health, social and economic disparities among Black Americans with the mission to empower, uplift, and unite Black gay men through interactive dialogue and specific programs. ARBGMF serves as a think tank on pressing social, economic, and political issues.

California: Equality California
Los Angeles, CA

Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.

Colorado: One Colorado
Denver, CO

Secure protections and opportunities for LGBTQ Coloradans and their families.

Connecticut: Equality Connecticut
Hartford, CT

Equality Connecticut aspires to advance the rights, health, history, and culture of the LGBTQIA+ community in Connecticut. Equality Connecticut comes to this work as a queer-led grassroots organization rooted in social justice values. They carry out this work by advocating for progressive change, celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community in the state, and supporting the state’s LGBTQIA+ organizational community.

Delaware: Equality Delaware
Middletown, DE

Working to ensure and promote dignity, safety and equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Delawareans.

Florida: Equality Florida
Orlando, FL

The largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community.

Georgia: Georgia Equality
Atlanta, GA

Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our allies throughout the state.

Illinois: Equality Illinois
Chicago, IL

Equality Illinois builds a better Illinois by advancing equal treatment and full acceptance of the LGBTQ community.

Iowa: One Iowa
West Des Moines, IA

One Iowa is a statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) organization preserving and advancing equality for LGBTQ individuals through grassroots efforts, advocacy, and education.

Kentucky: Fairness Campaign
Louisville, KY

The Fairness Campaign is Kentucky’s LGBTQ advocacy organization founded in 1991 by 10 Louisvillians. Its primary goal is comprehensive civil rights legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and to dismantle systemic racism.

Louisiana: Forum for Equality
New Orleans, LA

Forum for Equality is Louisiana’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) human rights organization dedicated to the establishment of a society free from discrimination and to the support of good government. We believe that the fastest and most efficient way to achieve our goals is through community organization, education, and constructive participation in the political process. Since 1989, Forum has been active in Louisiana by helping to pass civil rights advancements for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Louisiana: Louisiana Trans Advocates
Baton Rouge, LA

Advancing the core human rights of self-determination and expression for all trans, nonbinary and gender nonconforming people in Louisiana.

Maine: EqualityMaine
Portland, ME

EqualityMaine is the oldest and largest statewide organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Mainers.

Maryland: FreeState Justice
Baltimore, MD

FreeState Justice is a legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve the lives of low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (“LGBTQ”) Marylanders.

Massachusetts: Mass Trans Political Coalition
Boston, MA

MTPC works to ensure the wellbeing, safety and lived equity of all-trans, nonbinary, and gender-expansive community members in Massachusetts. MTPC educates the public; advocate at state, local, and systemic levels; and through collective action, we mobilize the community, engage in capacity building, and advance community wellness and prosperity.

Massachusetts: MassEquality
Worcester, MA

MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  MassEquality partners across identities, issues, and communities to build a broad, inclusive, and politically powerful movement that changes hearts and minds and achieves policy and electoral victories.

Michigan: Equality Michigan
Kalamazoo, MI

Equality Michigan is the statewide anti-violence and advocacy organization proudly serving Michigan's LGBTQ and HIV affected communities for over 20 years.

Minnesota: Gender Justice
St. Paul, MN

Gender Justice envisions a world where everyone can thrive regardless of their gender, gender expression, or sexual orientation. Step by step, we’re creating that world by dismantling legal, structural, and cultural barriers that contribute to gender inequity. We work to ensure that people of all genders have a meaningful right to bodily autonomy, safety, health, and opportunity.

Minnesota: Outfront Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

OutFront Minnesota’s mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination.

Missouri: BlaqOut
Kansas City, MO

BlaqOut is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and movement organization working to improve healthcare access and create a safe space for Kansas City's Black LGBTQ+ community.

Missouri: PROMO
St. Louis, MO

Our Vision | Missouri is a state in which LGBTQ+ people - every demographic, race, ethnicity, zip code, and experience - are valued and thriving.

Our Mission | PROMO confronts systemic inequities to liberate the full spectrum of the LGBTQ+ community from discrimination and oppression.

Montana: Montana Human Rights Network
Helena, MT

Montana Human Rights Network works to organize Montana residents to realize their power to create pluralism, justice, and equality in their communities. MHRN challenges bigotry and discrimination, support marginalized people, and advocate for legislation that honors everyone’s basic rights.

Nebraska: OutNebraska
Lincoln, Ne

OutNebraska works to empower, celebrate and grow LGBTQ+ communities in Nebraska. OutNebraska advocates for reform, connecting with local and state representatives, encouraging civic engagement, and making investments for the betterment of our communities.

Nevada: Silver State Equality
North Las Vegas, NV

As Nevada’s statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, Silver State Equality brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in Nevada and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.

New Jersey: Garden State Equality
Asbury Park, NJ

Garden State Equality lifts up the diverse voices of LGBTQ+ communities through education and advocacy to advance the movement for equality in New Jersey and nationally. Garden State Equality works tirelessly to ensure the communities we serve experience lived equality. Garden State Equality is the largest LGBTQ+ advocacy organization in New Jersey, with over 150,000 members.

New Mexico: Equality New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Equality New Mexico works to be a trusted partner and to uplift the voices and leadership of our community in creating a reality of equity, full access, and sustainable wellness for LGBTQ New Mexicans.

New Mexico: Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Supports transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming communities through direct services, education, and advocacy.

New York: New York City LGBT Center
New York, NY

Empowering LGBT people, building strong community. New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center empowers people to lead healthy, successful lives. The Center celebrates our diversity and advocates for justice and opportunity.

North Carolina: Equality North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

Equality North Carolina builds LGBTQ+ power through advocacy, education, and uplifting the stories of queer and trans North Carolinians in pursuit of racial and social justice.

North Dakota: North Dakota Human Rights Coalition
Fargo, ND

North Dakota Human Rights Coalition is a statewide, membership-based organization established to increase the visibility of human rights needs and violations, and to change laws and attitudes that stand as barriers to residents within North Dakota who do not currently enjoy their full rights.

Ohio: Equality Ohio
Cleveland, OH

Equality Ohio identifies and transforms systems and institutions so LGBTQ+ Ohioans can fully access legal and lived equality.

Ohio: TransOhio
Burton, OH

TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support, and advocacy, which promotes and improves the health, safety and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community.

Oklahoma: Freedom Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

Freedom Oklahoma works to secure lived equality and legal protection for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and queer people through advocacy, public education, coalition building, and empowerment in the civic process.

Oregon: Basic Rights Oregon
Portland, OR

Basic Rights Oregon will ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.

South Carolina: Alliance for Full Acceptance
Charleston, SC

AFFA works to achieve, nurture, and defend equality and full acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people.

South Dakota: Equality South Dakota
Brookings, Sd

Equality South Dakota is a statewide advocacy organization developed by people across South Dakota who are dedicated to achieving equality for all people with respect to their sexual orientation and gender identity. Our membership includes thousands of supporters from not only this state but across the nation.

South Dakota: The Transformation Project
Sioux Falls, Sd

Transgender South Dakotans deserve better. Far too many transgender youth and young adults in our state and region have faced misunderstanding, hostility, and outright discrimination simply because of who they are. This has created a climate where kids live in fear of being their true selves, where parents desperate for community are increasingly isolated, and where vulnerable people feel powerless. We are determined to change that and turn our home into a place where communities embrace their transgender neighbors, where every family has a support network, and where transgender kids can live safely and authentically. Our vision is one where every young person knows they are loved, valued, and empowered to make their dreams a reality.

Tennessee: Tennessee Equality Project
Nashville, TN

To promote and sustain the equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons in the State of Tennessee through the establishment of fair and equitable laws protecting these rights and the elimination of laws that would seek to counter this effort. Equality is meant to include the protection of human and civil rights and the elimination of prejudice and discrimination.

Texas: Equality Texas
Austin, TX

Equality Texas works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.

Utah: Equality Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Our mission is to secure equal rights and protections for LGBTQ Utahns and their families.

Virginia: Equality Virginia
Richmond, VA

Founded in 1989 as Virginians for Justice, Equality Virginia is a statewide, non-partisan education, outreach, and advocacy organization seeking equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Virginians (LGBT).

Washington: Lavender Rights Project
Seattle, Washington

Lavender Rights Project elevates the power, autonomy, and leadership of the Black intersex & gender-diverse community through intersectional legal and social services. They provide life-saving policy and social change advocacy, comprehensive care, and legal services to Black, indigenous, and LGBTQ+ individuals, with a particular emphasis on supporting Black trans communities.

West Virginia: Fairness West Virginia
Charleston, WV

Fairness West Virginia (Fairness) is the statewide civil rights advocacy organization dedicated to fair treatment and civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender West Virginians.

Wisconsin: Fair Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Fair Wisconsin envisions a fair, safe, and inclusive society in which lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are treated with dignity and respect.

Wisconsin: GSAFE
Madison, WI

GSAFE creates just schools for LGBTQ+ youth in Wisconsin.