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LGBTQ New York Resources

LGBTQ New York Resources

Gaygull is your #1 source for the most comprehensive list of LGBTQ New York Resources. Please notify us of any reputable LGBTQ resources you would like to see added to the list below.

Albany Gay Men’s Chorus

The Albany Gay Men’s Chorus seeks to entertain and enlighten by creating high quality vocal music in the rich and time-honored tradition of male choral singing. The Chorus strives to promote pride in and acceptance of the gay community, and endeavors to build bridges by making positive contributions to the greater Capital region.

Anti-Violence Project

AVP empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.

Big Apple Softball League

The Big Apple Softball League (BASL) is a not for profit adult community based sports organization, created to provide and protect the opportunity for individuals who support the bonds of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender fellowship to play softball in a safe environment of friendly competition, free of discrimination on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Brooklyn Community Pride Center

The BCPC provides services and support to the borough’s LGBTQ community through original programming and partnerships with existing organizations. Across the spectrum from young people to elders, the Brooklyn Center enables our community to actively participate in positive, life-affirming activities.

Buffalo & WNY Pride

Buffalo & WNY Pride Week is a week’s worth of celebration, advocacy and community engagement! No other event in WNY touches such a varied and large demographic cross-section of residents and visitors, while bringing neighbors together to celebrate pride in our community.

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center provides sensitive, quality health care and related services targeted to New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities — in all their diversity — regardless of ability to pay. To further this mission, Callen-Lorde promotes health education and wellness, and advocates for LGBT health issues

Capital Pride Singers

Our mission is to promote an understanding of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) experience through music; to provide a positive and visible portrait of the GLBT community. Capital Pride Singers is dedicated to building community both within and outside the GLBT experience.

CRUX – LGBTQ Rock Climbing New York

CRUX Climbing is a non-profit rock climbing organization dedicated to improving the mental and physical health of the LGBTQ community by providing a supportive environment for participation, education, and competition

Dr Madeline Davis LGBTQ Archive of Western New York

The largest LGBTQ archive in New York State which contains over 300+ linear feet of material on the gay community in Western New York. Our online collections (digitized materials) can be found here.

Fair NY

We are a not for profit organization, and the host of the LGBTQ Pride Booth at the New York State Fair, which is held annually in Syracuse, New York.

Front Runners New York

Front Runners New York (FRNY) has been an active running and multi-sport club for LGBT and LGBT-friendly athletes for more than 30 years. FRNY continues to be true to its original mission of providing a healthy athletic and social experience to the LGBT community.

Gay Albany Online remains dedicated to a professional and quality work ethic of a bygone era combined with the forward thinking of entrepreneurship. Before making a consumer decision, turn to us for businesses and services that support you and your lifestyle.

Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley

Champions for LGBTQ life & culture in Rochester, NY

We envision a future where all members of the greater Rochester LGBTQ communities, at all stages of their lives, are free to be fully participating citizens, celebrating their lives in which they are safe, stable and fully respected.

Gay CitiesGay Cities – Gay Albany

New York’s state capitol, Albany, is at the heart of the gay-friendly upstate New York.

Gay Cities – Gay New York

Rich with the history of Stonewall, a lively LGBT community and the fabulosity of being the city that never sleeps, New York is so full of options it can be overwhelming.

Gay CitiesGay Cities – Gay Rochester

Rochester is the third largest city in New York, home to a fabulous and flourishing gay and lesbian community.

Gay City News

Providing authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-the minute coverage of local, national, and international news, politics, and health issues of interest to the LGBT community and offer the very best in arts and entertainment previews and criticism.

Gay & Lesbian Youth Services of Western New York Inc

GLYS offers a variety of opportunities & services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & questioning youth and their friends, ages 14-21.

Harlem Pride

Our mission is to advocate for, educate, promote, and unite Harlem’s Same Gender Loving/LGBT individuals, organizations and supporters in cultivating a sense of honor, dignity and respect for our diverse culture and community.

HMI – Hetrick-Martin Institute

Hetrick-Martin Institute partners with government and community-based agencies across the city, to provide LGBTQ youth – especially youth of color, immigrant youth, homeless youth and court-involved youth – comprehensive, life-saving mental health care.

HRC New York

Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBT equality in New York alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Find out more about what HRC is doing for LGBT equality in New York and how you can get involved with the Greater New York community.

I Love NY

So much to call our own…

New York is the most desired travel location in the world for the LGBT community.

Identity House

Identity House is the oldest continuously operating all-volunteer organization of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual people in New York City. We provide a unique service as a peer-counseling center for the community offering a walk-in counseling and referral center, as well as weekly groups where people can talk about issues related to sexual identity.

In Our Own Voices

In Our Own Voices (IOOV) is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of color (LGBT POC) organization whose purpose is to “develop the leadership of LGBT POC; strengthen the voices of LGBT POC in order to effectively communicate our perspectives within the larger community; strengthen our capacity as LGBT POC to combat oppression and marginalization.

LeGaL – The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York

LeGaL was one of the nation’s first bar associations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) legal community and remains one of the largest and most active organizations of its kind in the country.

Lehman College LGBTQ

Lehman College is home to a diverse and engaged community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and allied students, staff, and faculty.

LGBT Network

The LGBT Network is an association of non-profit organizations working to serve the LGBT community of Long Island and Queens. Together, each organization works within The Network to end homophobia and transphobia, to provide a home and safe space for the LGBT community, and to advocate for equality.

Lighthouse LGBT Inc

We are a group of NYC-based healthcare providers devoting our careers to caring for LGBTQ+ patients and specializing in LGBTQ+ health issues and expanding rapidly to serve the LGBTQ+ community nationwide.

Long Island IVF

Building Families Every Day

At Long Island IVF we are committed to helping all people become parents regardless of sexual orientation or marital status. Whether you are a lesbian woman, gay man, same-sex couple, or transgender individual, if becoming a parent is a deep desire of yours, we can guide you through the fertility process and help you build your family.

Loop  Magazine

Our mission is to help local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons shape their identity amid the larger community that surrounds them, and provide a window into local LGBT culture for those outside the community.

Meetups Albany

Meetup’s mission is to revitalize local community and help people around the world self-organize. Meetup believes that people can change their personal world, or the whole world, by organizing themselves into groups that are powerful enough to make a difference.

National LGBT Cancer Network

Advocating for Health Equality

The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk

National Museum

The National Museum will be an important part of the museum-scape and vibrant culture of New York – delivering an unrivaled perspective on human rights, gender identity and the diverse experiences of LGBT people.

Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 2.56.21 PMNew Alternatives for LGBT Homeless Youth

The mission of the organization is to increase the self-sufficiency of homeless LGBT youth to enable them to “go beyond” the shelter system and transition into stable adult lives.

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Explore Our LGBT Family Options

Fertility Care for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

nglccNY – New York LGBT & Allied Business Network

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce New York (NGLCCNY) provides its members with transformational networking and educational opportunities that increase the financial, intellectual, and social capital of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender business community.

NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce

The NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a not-for profit 501 (c) (6) whose purpose is to assist in and facilitate economic development opportunities for LGBTQS in business and minority businesses in the borough of the Bronx & in NYC & out of NYC.

nyc logoNYC Pride

Heritage of Pride works toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law. We do this by producing LGBT Pride events that inspire, educate, commemorate and celebrate our diverse community.

Welcome to New York City, where anyone and everyone fits in. Here, Pride is more than just an event—it’s a way of a life. NYC has a thriving LGBT community and culture, and the entire City is your playground.


The NYCLU is a leader in protecting and fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The denial of rights and protections to LGBT individuals and their families fundamentally undermines the freedom of all New Yorkers.

New York Legal Assistance Group

Our LGBTQ Law Project provides free legal services to low-income LGBTQ New Yorkers in the areas of employment, housing, public benefits, shelter access, name changes, gender marker changes, family law and life planning.

NYU LGBTQ Student Center

The New York University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Student Center creates a welcoming environment for all University students and faculty interested in developing their understanding of LGBTQ issues.

Out in Tech

Uniting the LGBT Tech Community

Out in Tech is a community of LGBT tech industry enthusiasts. We strive to unite LGBT individuals across the technology-related industries.

Out Professionals

A welcoming community of aspiring and established Metro Area professionals, Out Professionals is the nation’s leading LGBT networking organization. Members enjoy year-round offerings of career workshops and panels, mixers and tastings, tours and excursions. For free alerts on the OP experience, enroll at


PFLAG NYC’s mission is to create a better future for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and adults through a partnership of parents, allies, and LGBT people.

pride center of the capital region

Empowering Our Community

The mission of the Pride Center  of the Capital Region is to promote the well-being of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified people and those affected by discrimination based on gender identity and expression.

Pride Center of WNY

Pride Center of Western New York, Inc. (PCWNY), works with the community to make Western New York a safe, healthy, and satisfying place for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender and queer people to live, work, and establish their families.

Schenectady LGBT Pride

Schenectady Pride is intended to celebrate community diversity, community engagement, and the contributions made to the city by the LGBT community.

Website BannerSyracuse Univ LGBT

The mission of the Syracuse University LGBT Resource Center is to embody our values of awareness, community, integrity, and social justice. We offer services to those with marginalized genders and sexualities by offering intentional programs, developing relationships that lead to meaningful dialogues, providing education and resources, cultivating leadership, engaging in advocacy, and collaborating with others.

logoThe Center

Where everyone is celebrated for who they are. The Center is the heart and home of NYC’s LGBT community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection.

TNYA – Team New York Aquatics

Team New York Aquatics is a Masters-level swim/water polo/diving team open to members and friends of New York City’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.

Trinity Place Shelter

The shelter is open all year to provide LGBTQ youth and young adults with a safe place to sleep, eat, store belongings, and have access to transportation.

University of Albany LGBT

Gender & Sexuality Resource Center