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Local College & University LGBTQ+ resources

Nationwide LGBTQ+ resources

From "Choosing the right school is vital for every college bound student, but it can be more challenging for those who identify as LGBTQ+. In addition to many obstacles that all students face, it is important that LGBTQ+ students also consider whether the institution has LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs, and practices to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Our new guide provides prospective students and their families with tools to identify the right schools, an overview of common challenges, tips for applying, and details on the federal laws that protect LGBTQ students."

Explore Your Growing Community - resources nationwide & abroad

For Seniors

According to the American Psychological Association, 2.4 million people over 65 identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. In addition to the typical challenges faced by seniors, those who identify as LGBTQIA+ are at risk of further discrimination due to their lifestyle. 


To help seniors in the LGBTQIA+ community find comfortable, accepting housing, Assisted Living Research Institute has created a guide that provides an overview of inclusive housing and living options, as well as questions you should ask when searching for a community.

For Women

Sober living homes or halfway houses are the bridge between rehab and recovery. These homes provide gender-specific care and support long-term recovery. Addiction Group has written a comprehensive guide about halfway houses that someone could refer to prior to going.


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For Parents and Potential Parents

There are estimated to be as many as 6 million American children with LGBTQ parents. It is not unusual for LGBTQ parents to worry about facing discrimination when they seek medical care for their children.


Birth Injury Justice Center has created a page to help LGBTQ parents navigate adopting and raising a child with a birth injury.

Facing addiction - resources for dealing with a substance use disorder

The 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that 18.7 million people age 18 or older had a substance use disorder in the United States. Furthermore, people who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual are more than twice as likely than those who identify as heterosexual to have a severe alcohol or tobacco use disorder ( These alarming numbers stress a need for more substance use resources readily available to the community.

If you have a substance use disorder, please seek help.



Columbus Recovery Center blog article: How to Find Support for Mental Illness and Substance Abuse in the Ohio LGBT Community

STD testing

Recently,'s team of experts investigated the rising number of STD cases in Arizona. In order to help combat the worsening problem, they created a comprehensive resource that features helpful information about STDs in Arizona and a directory of local organizations that provide a wide range of healthcare services to help stop the spread.

You have help. Please click on the links below.

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