Activism– Nat'l/Global organizations & websites

  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC)  - The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
  • Join the Impact  - Join the Impact is committed to full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer-identified people. We mobilize individuals and work with existing LGBTQ groups to maximize our collective impact both locally and nationwide while respecting diversity of opinion and belief.
  • MoveOn.ORG Democracy in Action - MoveOn is the largest independent, progressive, digitally-connected organizing group in the United States. Launched in 1998, MoveOn pioneered online organizing and advocacy techniques that have become standard in politics, nonprofits, and industry in the U.S. and worldwide.
  • GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) - GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.
  • National LGBTQ Task Force - The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. We’re building a future where everyone is free to be themselves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we’ve made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go.
  • People For The American Way - Our vision is a vibrantly diverse democratic society in which everyone is treated equally under the law, given the freedom and opportunity to pursue their dreams, and encouraged to participate in our nation’s civic and political life. Our America respects diversity, nurtures creativity and combats hatred and bigotry.
  • Virginia LGBT+ Democrats - We present issues and act as an advocate for LGBT persons within the Democratic Party of Virginia; help elect Democratic candidates by providing a centralized repository of expertise and a clearinghouse for all LGBT campaign activities through working with various Democratic campaigns by organizing LGBT persons in Virginia to promote the values of service, competence and honor in support of the Democratic Party and its candidates; encourage participation of LGBT persons in the party; encourage, educate, and finance LGBT persons who aspire to public office; and raise awareness of LGBT issues in the Commonwealth and the Democratic Party of Virginia.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center - The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the Center works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
  • Lambda Legal - Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
  • Stop Bullying.gov - The StopBullying.gov coordinates closely with the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Steering Committee, an interagency effort led by the Department of Education that works to coordinate policy, research, and communications on bullying topics.  The Federal Partners include representatives from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, the Interior, and Justice, as well as the Federal Trade Commission and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • NOH8 Campaign (No Hate) - The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8. Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with "NOH8" painted on one cheek in protest.
  • Change.org - On Change.org, people everywhere are starting campaigns, mobilizing supporters, and working with decision makers to drive solutions.
  • Gay America Blog - AMERICAblog is a journal of news and opinion about US politics, both domestic and foreign, from a progressive point of view. You can follow AMERICAblog on Twitter at @americablog and @americabloggay, and on Facebook at AMERICAblog and AMERICAblogGay.
  • Soul Force - Soulforce's goal is to turn this world upside down and inside out in the name of justice and equity for folks across all marginalized racial, sexual, and gender identities. We seek to do the kind of collective activism that makes our souls burst as we free ourselves from spiritual violence. 
  • Lesbian.com  - Lesbian.com aims to create a hub for lesbian life globally and empower women and lesbians all over the world.
  • Gay Spirituality - Gay Spirituality is pioneering new ground in gay culture, politics, and spirit at the moment when the dominant postmodern ethos of the LGBTQ rights movement is fading in favor of something new. We call that evolutionary emergent “Integral” because it is a highly complete and inclusive framework for meaning. Our mission: advance and advocate a New Gay Spirituality based on Integral principles in our time through education, conversation, and community building.
  • List of Equality Organizations - This is a list of LGBT rights organizations around the world. For social and support groups or organizations affiliated with mainstream religious organizations.
  • List of LGBT-related organizations and conferences - This is a list of LGBT social and support groups to organizations that are political in nature. Some groups are independent, while others are officially recognized advocacy groups within mainstream religious organizations.