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LGBT Resources at Brooklyn Law School Library: LGBT Organizations

Introductory guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) resources at Brooklyn Law School Library

American Civil Liberties Union

The Center: The LGBT Community Center

The Center is the heart and home of NYC’s LGBT community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection.

Empire State Pride Agenda

 New York's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and advocacy organization.

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT equality. 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.

Human Rights Campaign

HRC seeks to improve the lives of LGBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans.


Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving 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

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Assoc. of Greater NY

Focused on the greater New York metropolitan area, LeGaL is dedicated to improving the administration of the law, ensuring full equality for members of the LGBT community, promoting the expertise and advancement of LGBT legal professionals and serving the larger community.

National Center for Lesbian Rights

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in 1977.

Transgender Law Center

The Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

Transgender Law and Policy Institute

A non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society.  The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.