List of LGBT rights organizations

List of LGBT rights organizations around the world. Note that some organizations support certain rights while opposing others.

International

* [http://www.gsani.org Gay Straight Alliance Network International] (GSANI)
*International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA)
*International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
*International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO)
*Amnesty International (AI)

Africa

Cameroon

*Alternatives-Cameroun
*The Cameroonian Association for the Defense of Homosexuality (ADEFHO)
*Igreja da Comunidade Metropolitana (ICM)

Kenya

* Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya

Nigeria

*Changing Attitude Nigeria (CAN)

Senegal

*And Ligeey

Sierra Leone

*Sierra Leone Lesbian and Gay Association

South Africa

* Lesbian & Gay Equality Project
* Gay and Lesbian Organisation of the Witwatersrand (GLOW)

Uganda

*Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)

Zambia

*LEGATRA

Zimbabwe

*Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ)

America (continent)

Argentina

* Comunidad Homosexual Argentina (CHA)

Bahamas

* Rainbow Alliance of The Bahamas

Bolivia

* M.G.L.P. Libertad

Brazil

* Grupo Gay da Bahia (GGB)

Canada

* AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)
* Allied Rainbow Communities International
* [http://www.cba.org/CBA/sogic/main/Default.asp Canadian Bar Association SOGIC]
* [http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/ Canadian Human Rights Commission]
* [http://www.clga.ca/ Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA)]
* [http://www.rainbowhealth.ca/ Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition]
* [http://www.equal-marriage.ca Canadians for Equal Marriage]
* [http://www.dignitycanada.org Dignity Canada]
*Egale Canada
* [http://www.samesexmarriage.ca/ Equal Marriage for Same-Sex Couples]
* [http://www.undiscoveredself.com/sppm/ Eucharistic Catholic Church in Canada]
* [http://familypride.uwo.ca/links/cdn.html Family Pride Canada]
* [http://www.integritycanada.org Integrity Canada]
* [http://www.legit.ca/ LEGIT]
*Lesbian and Gay Community Appeal Foundation (LGCA)
* [http://www.aml-lma.org/ Lesbian Mother's Association]
* [http://www.mcctoronto.com/ Metropolitan Community Church]
* [http://www.ndp.ca/ New Democratic Party of Canada]
* [http://www.ngale.ca/ NGALE]
* [http://www.nsrap.ca/ NSRAP]
* [http://www.pflag.ca PFLAG Canada]
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TransCanada/ TransCanada]
* [http://www.united-church.ca/humanrights/030516.shtm United Church of Canada]

Chile

* Movimento Unificado de Minorias Sexuales (MUMS)

Colombia

*Colombia Diversa

Cuba

* Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX)

Guatemala

* Associacion Gay Lesbica Guatemalteca

Guyana

* Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD)

Jamaica

* Jamaica Forum of Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG)

Netherlands Antilles

* APEX

Peru

* Movimiento Homosexual de Lima (MHOL)


= United States of America =

*African Ancestral Lesbians United for Societal Change
*Alternative Family Project
*American Medical Student Association [http://www.amsa.org/lgbt] (AMSA)
*American Medical Association [http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/14753.html] [http://www.ama-assn.org/ama1/pub/upload/mm/42/glbt_policy0905.pdf] (AMA)
* [http://www.oneinstitute.org One National Gay & Lesbian Archives ]
* (Mormon Church)
*API Equality [http://www.apiequality.org]
*Basic Rights Oregon [http://www.basicrights.org]
*Bay Area Physicians for Human Rights [http://www.baphr.org] (BAPHR)
*Cheer, Dorothy, Cheer!
*Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE) [http://www.colage.org/]
*Daughters of Bilitis
*Digital Queers (DQ)
*DignityUSA (Catholic Church)
*EQCA (Equality California) [http://www.eqca.org]
*Equality Florida [http://www.eqfl.org]
*eQualityGiving [http://www.eQualityGiving.org]
*Equality Arizona [http://www.equalityarizona.org]
*Equality Maryland [http://www.equalitymaryland.org]
*Equality Mississippi
*Equality North Dakota
*Equality Texas [http://www.equalitytexas.org]
*Equality Virginia [http://www.equalityvirginia.org]
*Equal Rights Washington [http://www.equalrightswashington.org]
*Fine By Me
* [http://www.gsani.com Gay Straight Alliance Network International] (GSANI)
*Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)
*Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
*Gay and Lesbian Medical Association [http://www.glma.org] (GLMA)
*Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network [http://www.glsen.org] (GLSEN)
*Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute [http://www.victoryfund.org/]
*Gay Liberation Front (GLF)
*Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) [http://www.glifaa.org/]
*Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)
*Gay Straight Advocates for Education (GSAFE) [http://www.gsafe.org/]
*Gay Pride Virginia (GPV) [http://www.gaypridevirginia.org/]
*GenderPAC (GPAC) [http://www.gpac.org/]
*Georgia Equality
*Gulf Coast TIDE [http://www.gctide.org]
*Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
*Immigration Equality [http://www.immigrationequality.org/]
*IntegrityUSA (Episcopal Church)
*Kansas Equality Coalition [http://www.kansasequalitycoalition.org]
*Kentucky Equality Federation
*Keshet, Inc. (Keshet, Keshet Boston) [http://www.keshet-boston.org]
*Lambda Legal [http://www.lambdalegal.org/cgi-bin/iowa/index.html]
*Lesbian Avengers
*Log Cabin Republicans (LCR)
* [http://www.lmfct.org Love Makes a Family - Connecticut]
*Marriage Equality
*MassEquality [http://www.massequality.org]
* [http://www.mccchurch.org Metropolitan Community Churches] (MCC Churches)
*National Center For Lesbian Rights [http://www.nclrights.org] [NCLR]
*National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (The Task Force)
*National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)
*New Gay Liberation Front
*Our Family Coalition [http://ourfamilycoalition.org]
*Out & Equal
*Out4immigration [http://www.out4immigration.org]
*OutFront Minnesota [http://www.outfront.org]
*Outright Libertarians
*Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
* [http://www.kuqanda.org Queers and Allies, University of Kansas]
*Queer Nation
*Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI) [http://www.rainbowhealth.org link]
* [http://www.rainbowlaw.com Rainbow Law]
*Rainbow Sash
*Safe Schools Coalition of Washington [http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/]
*Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) [http://www.sldn.org/templates/index.html]
*Soulforce (organization)
*Southern Association for Gender Education
* [http://www.stanpride.org Stanislaus PRIDE Center (SPC)]
*Stonewall Democrats
*Touro University Gay-Straight Alliance [http://www.tugsa.net] (TUGSA)
*National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) [http://www.nctequality.org]
* [http://www.sp-usa.org/queer/queercom.html Queer Commission of the Socialist Party USA]
*Triangle Foundation [www.tri.org] - Michigan
* [http://timlonaker.com/default.aspx The United States Gay and Lesbian United Front]
* [http://www.gaywisdom.org/ White Crane Institute]

Uruguay

* [http://www.outinuruguay.com Human Rights Organization working on promoting integration and understanding between sexual minorities and Heterosexuals as well as between foreigners and Uruguayans]

Asia

Hong Kong

* HORIZONS
* Rainbow Action

India

* Humsafar Trust
* The Naz Foundation
* The Gay Bombay Group

Indonesia

* [http://www.gayanusantara.org/ GAYa Nusantara Foundation]

Israel

* The Agudah - The Association of Gay Men, Lesbians, and Bisexuals in Israel
* Jerusalem Open House - Jerusalem's GLBT community center and gay rights organization
* The Haifa LGBTQi Forum - for the Gay Men, Lesbians, Transgenders, Bisexuals Queers and Intersexual in the Haifa area.
* Hoshen -Eduacation and Change

Japan

* OCCUR - Association for the Lesbian and Gay Movement in Japan

Lebanon

* Helem

Malaysia

* PT Foundation (Pink Triangle)

Nepal

* [http://www.bds.org.np/ Blue Diamond Society] Founder President is Mr. Sunil Babu Pant.977 1 4 44 33 50/ 4 44 51 47 (telfone)977 1 4 43 86 00 (fascimile)email bluediamondsociety@yahoo.com

reference articles

http://articles.latimes.com/2008/may/02/world/fg-nepalgay2

http://www.iglhrc.org/site/iglhrc/content.php?type=1&id=162

Palestine

* [http://www.aswatgroup.org/english ASWAT] Palestinian Gay Women
* [http://www.alqaws.org/ ALQAWS] Palestinian Gay Project

Philippines

* [http://www.upbabaylan.blogspot.com/ University of the Philippines Babaylan (UP Babaylan)] - first LGBT student organization in the entire UP System and the Philippines
* Progressive Organization of Gays in the Philippines (ProGay Philippines)
* Lesbian and Gay Legislative Advocacy Network Philippines (LAGABLAB-Pilipinas)
* Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines (STRAP)

Singapore

*People Like Us (PLU)

South Korea

* [http://www.outpridekorea.com/ Solidarity for LGBT Human Rights of Korea]
* [http://www.lsangdam.org/ Lesbian Counseling Center in South Korea]
* [http://www.chingusai.net/ Chin-gu-sa-i] - Korean Gay Men's Human Rights Group
* [http://www.kscrc.org/ KSCRC] Korean Sexual-Minority Culture & Rights Center

Sri Lanka

*Equal Ground
*Companions on a Journey

Taiwan

*Gender/Sexuality Rights Association Taiwan (GSRAT)
*Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association (TTHA)

Australia and Oceania

Australia

National
*Australian Coalition for Equality (ACE)
*Australian Marriage Equality (AME)

Australian Capital Territory
*Good Process
*QueerAction (QA)

New South Wales
*Community Action Against Homophobia (CAAH)
*Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby of New South Wales (GLRL)
*OUTS Action Collective
*Queer Action Collective (QuAC)

Queensland
*Action Reform Change Queensland (ARCQ)
*Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association

Tasmania
*Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group (TGLRG)

Victoria (Australia)|Victoria
*Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (VGLRL)
*Love Makes a Family
*Civil Union Action! (CUA)

Western Australia
*Gay and Lesbian Equality (GALE)

Fiji

*Sexual Minorities Project under Women’s Action for Change (WAC)

Europe

* Equality for Gays And Lesbians In The European institutions (EGALITE) [http://egalite-online.eu/]

Austria

* Rechtskomitee Lambda
* Homosexuelle Initiative (HOSI Wien), (HOSI Linz)

Belgium

* Holebifederatie
* Fédération des Associations gayes et lesbiennes (FAGL)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

* Organisation Q
* Organisation Logos

Bulgaria

* BGO Gemini [http://www.bgogemini.org/bg/ BGO]

Croatia

*Inqueerzicija
*Iskorak
*Kontra
*LORI
*kugA
*Queer Zagreb

Cyprus

* Cypriot Gay Liberation Movement

Czech Republic

* Gay and Lesbian League
* Gay Iniciativa v Czeske Republice (GI)

Denmark

* Danish National Association for Gays and Lesbians (LBL)

Estonia

* Estonian Gay League
* Diversity

Finland

* SETA - The Finnish National Organziation for Sexual Equality

France

* SOS Homophobie
* Inter-LGBT
* Act Up
* David & Jonathan
* Collectif Contre l'Homophobie
* Syndicat National des Entreprises Gaies
* Association des Parents Gays et Lesbiens
* GayLib
* Homosexualités et Socialisme


= Georgia =

* Inclusive Foundation

Greece

* Cooperation against Homophobia
* Homosexual and Lesbian Community of Greece

Germany

* [http://www.dkp-queer.de DKP Queer - LGBT activist group of the German Communist Party]
* Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany (LSVD)
* Ökumenische Arbeitsgruppe Homosexuelle und Kirche

Hungary

* Háttér Support Society for LGBT People [http://www.hatter.hu]
* Labrisz Lesbian Association [http://www.labrisz.hu]
* Habeas Corpus Working Group [http://www.habeascorpus.hu]

Iceland

* Samtökin '78

Ireland

* Gay & Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN)
* Campaign for Homosexual Law Reform
* Steven Donohues Galway Gays

Italy

* Arcigay
* Arcilesbica [http://www.arcilesbica.it/ Arcilesbica]

Kosovo

* QESh
* Elysium

Latvia

*Mozaīka
*ILGA-Latvija

Lithuania

* [http://www.gay.lt/lgl/english/index.html Lithuanian Gay League]


= Macedonia =

* Macedonian Organisation for Free Sexual Orientation

Malta

* [http://www.maltagayrights.org/ Malta Gay Rights Movement] (MGRM)

Moldova

*GenderDoc-M

The Netherlands

*COC Nederland
*Homo LesBische Federatie Nederland

Norway

*Norwegian National Association for Lesbian and Gay Liberation (LLH)

Poland

* Campaign Against Homophobia (KPH)
* Lambda Warsaw [http://www.lambdawarszawa.org]

Portugal

* ILGA Portugal
* Opus Gay

Romania

* ACCEPT
* Be An Angel

Russia

* Argorisk
* Krilija

Serbia

* [http://www.gay-serbia.com/gayten_lgbt/index.jsp Gayten LGBT]
* [http://www.gsa.org.rs Gay-straight Alliance] , based in Belgrade
* [http://www.cups.org.yu/kpd Koalicija protiv diskriminacije / Coalition Against Discrimination]
* [http://www.labris.org.rs Labris, lesbian human rights group]
* [http://www.lambda.org.yu Lambda] , LGBT human rights and queer culture centre (with offices in Niš and Kragujevac)
* [http://www.gay.rs LGBT Vojvodina] , rights and culture development center of homosexual, bisexual and transsexual/transgender population of Vojvodina
* [http://www.queerbeograd.org QueerBeograd]
* [http://www.queeriacentar.org Queeria]
*Taboo, group for affirmation of diversity. NGO working in Zrenjanin, Kragujevac and other smaller Serbian towns.

Slovakia

* Altera

Slovenia

* DIH
* LeGeBiTra
* Lingsium
* SkuC-LL
* SkuC-Magnus

Spain

* Federación Española de Asociaciones de Gays, Lesbianas, Bisexuales y Transexuales

Sweden

* Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights (RFSL)
* HomO, The Ombudsman against Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation (government office)
* Ekho, Ekumeniska gruppen för kristna homo-, bisexuella och transpersoner (the organization for LGBT Christians)

Switzerland

* Pink Cross
* Swiss Lesbian Organization (LOS) [http://www.los.ch/main.php LOS]

Turkey

*KAOS GL
*Lambda Istanbul
*LEGATO, LGBT group of university students and academics with nationwide organization
*Pink Triangle Group
*Rainbow Solidarity and Cultural Association for Transgenders, Gays and Lesbians
*Pink Life Ankara

Ukraine

* Nash Mir
* Ukrainian Gay & Lesbian Association

United Kingdom

*Stonewall
*OutRage!
*UNISON
*Queer Youth Network (Q.Y.N.)
*Proud2serve.net

ee also

*Gay community
*LGBT rights by country

External links

* [http://www.gsani.com Gay Straight Alliance Network International] (GSANI)


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