This page includes local and national resources for the LGBTQ community
- Oklahoma State University Offices and Departments
- Oklahoma State University LGBTQA+ Organizations
- Local and State LGBTQ Organizations
- Local Oklahoma Churches, Ministries, and Fellowships
Please review gaychurch.org for other locations and details
First Presbyterian; Presbyterian
Stillwater Friends Meeting; Quaker
Highland Park United Methodist Church (They also support Wesley, but if you want a local congregation for Sunday worship, this is the Stillwater UMC that is inclusive)
Saint Andrews; Episcopal
First United Methodist; Methodist
Bethany Christian Church; Disciples of Christ
Church of the Restoration; Non-denominational
College Hill Presbyterian Church; Presbyterian
Community of Hope UCC; Tulsa, United Church of Christ
Diversity Christian Fellowship; Non-denominational
Fellowship Congregational Church, UCC; United Church of Christ
John Calvin Presbyterian Church; Presbyterian
New Dimensions Worship Center; Non-denominational
Parish Church of St. Jerome; Ecumenical Catholic Communion
St. Aidans Episcopal Church; Episcopal
St. Dunstans; Episcopal
Cathedral of Hope, Oklahoma City; United Church of Christ
Church of the Open Arms UCC; United Church of Christ
Expressions Community Fellowship; Non-denominational
Leland Clegg United Methodist Church; United Methodist Church
Mayflower Congregational Church UCC; United Church of Christ
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church; Presbyterian
Headquarters Counseling Center — Our trained volunteer and paid staff improve the emotional well-being and safety of adults and children through readily available counseling, education, and information services.
GLBT National Help Center — The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. All of our services are free and confidential.
GLBT National Youth Talkline - The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Youth Talkline provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
The Trevor Project - leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
- Questions about Coming Out of the Closet
Human Rights Campaign Resource Guides to Coming Out - Information about coming out in the workplace, as an ally, to various cultural/ethnic groups, religious affiliations, family, and more. Language options available.
- Transgender-Specific Resources
Gender Spectrum — Gender Spectrum Family is an organization dedicated to the education and support of families raising gender variant, gender non-conforming, gender-fluid, cross-gender, and transgender children and adolescents.
National Center for Transgender Equality — The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, empowerment, and collaboration.
- LGBT Online/Print Press and News
The Gayly — LGBT news magazine covering the south central United States, including Oklahoma.
The Advocate — National LGBT news magazine
Bay Windows — New England LGBT news
Out Magazine — National LGBT culture magazine
OutSports — Web portal for information and news for/about LGBT athletes and sports fans
Washington Blade — Focused on D.C., but much national news
- National and International Organizations
Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE) — Support group for children of LGBT parents
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — National lobbying and political action organization
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) — Media monitoring organization
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) — Student and education network
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund — Legal support for LGBT issues
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) — A legal resource center
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) — Activist organization
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — Parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered persons
Service members Legal Defense Fund (SLDN) — Legal support for LGBT military members
Soulforce — Interfaith nonviolent action group
The Mautner Project - improves the health of lesbians, bisexual, and transgender women who partner with women, and their families, through advocacy, education, research, and direct service. We envision a healthcare system that is guided by social justice and responsive to the needs of all people.
Democratic National Committee's GLBT Outreach — LGBTQ-oriented arm of the largest organization of Democrats.
Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund (GLVF) — Organization that recruits and supports LGBT candidates.
Stonewall Democrats — LGBT Democrats
The National Center for Transgender Equality — The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, empowerment, and collaboration.
ACLU — The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association — The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.
OutRight Action International — OutRight Action International is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
International Foundation for Gender Education — The International Foundation for Gender Education promotes acceptance for transgender people. We advocate for freedom of gender expression and promote the understanding and acceptance of all people: Transgender, Transsexual, Cross-dresser, Agender, Gender Queer, Intersex, Two Spirit, Hijra, Kathoey, Drag King, Drag Queen, Queer, Lesbian, Gay, Straight, Butch, Femme, Faerie, Homosexual, Bisexual, Heterosexual, and of course - You!
American Veterans for Equal Rights — American Veterans for Equal Rights is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
- LGBTQ Religious Groups
AWAB — Welcoming and affirming Baptists
Dignity — LGBT Catholics
GayJews.org — Portal site for LGBT Jews
Integrity — LGBT Episcopalians
ReconcilingWorks — LGBT Lutherans
More Light Presbyterians — LGBT Presbyterians
Unitarian Universalist Association — Religious tradition based in, but not restricted to, Judeo-Christianity, very open to LGBT people
- LGBTQA+ Student Resources