The Alliance is a program that works to provide a safe space and support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning, and Straight students; sponsors educational programs; and engages in direct service.
The Attic creates opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society. The Attic is proud to be Philadelphia 's only independent LGBTQ youth center.
The Bryson Institute of The Attic Youth Center
Phone: 215-545-4331 x104
255 S. 16th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
The Bryson Institute of the Attic Youth Center helps organizations develop their culture into one of inclusion through innovative and engaging workshops, trainings and consulting arrangements focused on issues of difference, particularly around sexual orientation and gender identity. The Institute supports individuals, communities and organizations in effecting systemic and personal changes to build inclusive environments that recognize and promote the value of diversity.
Bryn Mawr Rainbow Alliance
Rainbow Alliance is a social, cultural, and political group. Through meetings, discussions, campus-wide events, and participation in the greater Philadelphia community and beyond, we foster a community that is supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, intersex, asexual, aromantic, queer, and questioning students, as well as their allies and those who identify as none of the above.
Bryn Mawr Zami
Zami has the dual purpose of support and visibility for lesbian, gay, transgendered, queer and questioning people of color. Through meetings and discussions, we create a safe space for open dialogue on gender and sexuality within the context of the cultures that we represent. Through campus events, we foster awareness of and support for the community. Centered in the understanding of pluralism and the fluidity of identity, we seek to create an environment of inclusivenss and unity. We believe that true unity starts with open dialogue and a a belief in fairness, kindness, acceptance and curiosity
Campus Pride LGBT Scholarship Database
Campus Pride has officially launched its the National LGBT Scholarship Database in partnership with Point Foundation. The new online dynamic database is free and provides LGBT and ally students with the largest, most comprehensive source of LGBT scholarship and funding resources in the nation.
COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.
The Foundation of Undergraduates for Sexual Equality (FUSE) is a non-exclusive student organization that strives to promote acceptance, understanding, unity, and empowerment among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally individuals. This objective will be accomplished by the development of a diverse, supportive, educational, constructive, and social atmosphere. Through the strategic use of information, guidance, and recreation, FUSE will serve as a network and resource to unify the LGBTQIA community with Drexel University and the city of Philadelphia.
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Haverford's Sexuality and Gender Alliance is a safe space for all community members to discuss important topics related to sexuality, sexual orientation and gender, participate in activism, and support each other. Whether you're a Haverford student, a member of the faculty, staff or administration, or a visitor, please feel welcome to attend our meetings, events and open lounge hours!
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally (LGBTA) Student Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of programming, education, information, and advocacy services. We work to create and maintain an open, safe, and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, and queer students at Penn State University. We work to eliminate homophobia and heterosexism at Penn State so that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and queer students and their allies have equity in every respect and are included in all areas of our community.
The Main Line Youth Alliance (MYA) provides gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and straight youth with social, educational and supportive activities in a confidential, respectful and safe environment. MYA programs encourages healthy relationships with peers, family and community. The group meets every Friday all year long in Wayne, PA and invites youth aged 14-22 to join them.
PRIDE Gay and Straight Alliance at Arcadia University
http://www.arcadia.edu/ (search- PRIDE Gay and Straight Alliance in the search bar)
The mission of the PRIDE Gay and Straight Alliance is to promote awareness and to educate the Arcadia University community about respecting diversity, which includes all sexual orientations, and the lifestyles associated with them; to provide a non-threatening environment for those who are out, questioning their sexuality, are supportive of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community; to provide a social environment in which LGBT students and heterosexual students can interact comfortable; and to provide opportunities for those who desire political activism.
PRISM is the first and largest queer-straight alliance at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). We aim to create a safe, comfortable, and nurturing environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, ally, pansexual, polyamorous, two-spirited, etc. (LGBTQQIAAPP2S*, AKA queer) individuals. PRISM strives for acceptance and equality for all people regardless of gender expression, gender identity, sex, sexuality, age, race, religion, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic status, health status, or immigration status. Our goal is to educate and advocate on TCNJ's campus as well as the greater Mercer County area. PRISM also acts as a support system and social outlet for its members.
The Pennsylvania Youth Congress is Pennsylvania's first and only statewide LGBTQ youth advocacy organization. As young Pennsylvania leaders, we work to empower ourselves through meaningful community engagement and effective advocacy. The Pennsylvania Youth Congress advances freedom and justice for young LGBTQ Pennsylvanians through advocating for responsible public policy. As a youth-led organization, PYC represents citizens working toward safer schools and thriving communities across the commonwealth.
The Queer Student Alliance is a political and social student organization that is based at Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The QSA exists as a safe and confidential space for queer students and their straight allies, as well as those in all stages of exploring their sexual identity. In addition to building a strong, diverse, and respectful community for queer individuals, the QSA also seeks to build a Rutgers student body that pushes their own understanding of the intricacies of sexuality.
Swarthmore Queer Union
http://www.swarthmore.edu/student-life (Search SQU in seach bar)
The Swarthmore Queer Union (SQU) is an organization that seeks to improve the life of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, and questioning students. SQU is dedicated to building a community for these students that is a safe, confidential space for members to explore their individual and community identities, share experiences, and reflect on community issues.
Temple Queer Student Union
Temple Queer Student Union is an organization devoted to developing community. We strive to provide a safe social space to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA) students while exploring issues relevant to the larger community. Such issues include health, civil rights, hate crimes topics, racism within the LGBTQIA community, transphobia, among others. We work to include in our activities students of all sexual orientations, genders, races, abilities, religious and social backgrounds, and economic classes. QSU is a safe space to come as you are without fear of judgment or criticism. Please consider joining us on Mondays at 6 PM to support and explore what it means to be an LGBTQIA student at Temple!
The LGBT Interest Group welcomes all allied health students, faculty, staff and administrators who are interested in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. We sponsor educational workshops, disseminate research and materials on LGBT health issues, hold networking and social events, and participate in service projects geared towards the LGBT community.
TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected. We envision a society free of suicide and violence in which ALL children are respected and celebrated.
Phone:  519-4550
VU PRIDE offers numerous programming opportunities to the campus community to inform, as well as change, attitudes regarding homosexuality. The group's main objectives are to promote a tolerant atmosphere at Villanova for people of all sexual orientations through education, to foster discussion on issues related to sexual orientation, and to provide support for people with friends and family who are of a minority sexual orientation. We believe that homophobia is best overcome through the collaboration of both gay and straight people working together. Our organization is open to any students willing to help us to achieve this goal.