LGBTQ+ Community Resources
On this page you’ll find a variety of resources from and for the LGBTQ+ community here in the Northern Virginia area.
Health and Wellbeing
Information provided on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider. Dulles Triangles does not endorse any particular provider or source of information and is not responsible for the content of any linked site or resource.
COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination:
Vaccinate Virginia sign-up site and resource center
or call (877) 829-4682
Look up and verify your Vaccine Card in…
Monkeypox Info & Vaccination
Fairfax County: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/monkeypox
Outreach and Crisis Management
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: (800) 662-HELP (4357)
OK2Talk Helpline Teen Helpline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Phone, text, and chat support for LGBTQ+ youth from the Trevor Project
OnlineTherapy.com’s Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community
TheRecoveryVillage’s Mental Health & Substance Abuse Support guide
AddictionResource.net’s Guide to LGBT-friendly rehab centers
Information on non-profit, free, or cost-reduced facilities https://www.freerehabcenters.net/
Supporting Our Communities
LGBTQ+ Healthcare Resource Directory
About: Out2Enroll is a national organization focused on connecting the LGBTQ community with health insurance resources & ACA enrollment support.
Focused on: The LGBTQ community along with friends, families, and allies.
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
About: The GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality is the oldest association of LGBT healthcare professionals. Their organization is dedicated to the advancement of LGBT equality in healthcare for both individuals and healthcare professionals. They are leading the way in public policy advocacy as it relates to LGBT health.
Focused on: LGBT individuals and healthcare providers.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
About: The NLIRH is a national reproductive justice organization focused on advancing health, dignity, and justice for millions of Latinas, including those in the LGBTQ community. They use policy change, relationship building, culture shift, and leadership development to advance this important cause.
Focused on: LGBTQ Latinas.
About: The Human Rights Campaign represents more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work, and in the community.
Focused on: The LGBTQ community.
About: The Advocate is a national LGBT magazine & website. They focus on news, politics, opinion, and arts and entertainment for the LGBT community. The Advocate is the oldest and largest LGBT publication in the United States and the only surviving one of its kind that was founded before the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City, an incident that is generally credited as the beginning of the LGBT rights movement.
Focused on: The LGBT community.
National Center for Transgender Equality
About: The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization for transgender people. They provide a powerful transgender advocacy presence in Washington, D.C.
Focused on: The transgender community.
About: GayParentsToBe® provides care for LGBTQ couples and individuals as they consider their options around building a family.
Focused on: LGBTQ community.
About: GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
Focused on: LGBTQI+ Youth.
About: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth.
Focused on: LGBTQ youth under 25.
Resources: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline: 1–866–488–7386.
About: The Tegan and Sara Foundation fights for health, economic justice and representation for LGBTQ girls and women. They helped create Queer Health Access which consolidates the various resources in the marketplace.
Focused on: LGBTQ girls and women
About: Howard Brown Health exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.
Focused on: The LGBTQ community.
The National LGBT Cancer Network
About: The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk through education and the importance of screening and early detection. They also provide training for healthcare providers to offer more culturally-competent, safe and welcoming care.
Focused on: LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk.
About: Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) is a national initiative working to make sure women’s voices are heard and concerns addressed as policymakers put health care laws into action.
Focused on: Women, LGBTQ and families.
World Professional Association for Transgender Health
About: The WPATH is a professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health. Members engage in clinical and academic research to develop evidence-based medicine and strive to promote a high quality of care for transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals.
Focused on: Transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.
National Black Justice Coalition
About: The NBJC is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) communities, including those living with HIV/AIDS.
Focused on: The Black LGBTQ/SGL community.
National Coalition for LGBT Health
About: The National Coalition for LGBT Health, managed and led by HealthHIV, is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals through federal and local advocacy, education, and research.
Focused on: The LGBT community along with friends, families, and allies.
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance
About: The HIV Prevention Justice Alliance focuses on HIV/AIDS by sharing information, collaborating on strategic campaigns and taking bold action to win lifesaving policy changes.
Focused on: Anyone who needs information about HIV/AIDS.
About: SAGE is the world’s oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elder communities. They have pioneered programs and services including technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for the aging LGBT community.
Focused on: LGBT elder adults.
About: GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change for the LGBTQ community.
Focused on: The LGBTQ community.
About: HealthSherpa’s mission is to help every American feel the comfort and security of having health coverage. HealthSherpa is a website and team of people enrolling individuals and families in subsidy-eligible health plans under the Affordable Care Act.
Focused on: Low-income & LGBTQ communities.
About: Sleep.org's mission is to provide informative, evidence-based content and recommendations about sleep health, science, and products. Thjey pride ourselves on expertise and experience in these fields, and each member of their team has spent years researching sleep-related topics.
Wedding Officiants & Resources
About: Planning Directory & Forum for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, & Straight Allies
Focused on: LGBTQ+ marriage and officiants
The DC Marriage Knot - Same Sex Marriage & Gay Civil Marriage
About: Wedding website with resources for the LGBTQ+ community
Focused on: Marriage
About: Wedding officiants
Focused on: Marriage, including weddings for the LGBTQ+ community
About: Small Weddings & Elopements
Focused on: Officiants and full service wedding packages
About: Wedding Resources, Planning, Vendors, Wedding Stories
Focused on: LGBTQ+ weddings