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Queer Spaces

This is a non-exhaustive curated list of resources regarding LGBTQIA+ in relation to architecture and design.

Local Resources

Local Resources

The San Diego LGBT Community Center

The San Diego LGBT Community Center enhances and sustains the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, nonbinary, immigrant, and HIV communities to the betterment of our entire San Diego region.

Prodigy Project by Family Health Centers of San Diego

The Prodigy Project offered by Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is designed to connect young gay and queer men of color with high-quality health care and education services.

National Resources

National Resources


American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) LGBT Rights

The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

As the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer civil rights organization, the 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.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center

New York City's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center empowers people to lead healthy successful lives. The Center works to celebrate their diverse community and advocates for justice and opportunity.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender National Help Center

Since 1996, the LGBT National Help Center has provided free vital peer-support, local and national resource information, and supportive community connections to people who have questions about sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

National LGBTQ Task Force

The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people. By training and mobilizing millions of activists across the U.S, they are working towards building a future where everyone can be free to be their entire selves in every aspect of their lives. Find out how you can help!

The Portland Q Center

As the largest LGBTQ+ community center in the Pacific Northwest, Q Center proudly serves the LGBTQ2SIA+ communities of Portland Metro and Southwest Washington. Their mission is to provide safe spaces, community building, and empowerment for positive transformation of LGBTQ2SIA+.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

The Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, they employ a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

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