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LGBTQ Rhode Island Resources

LGBTQ Rhode Island Resources

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

AIDS Project Rhode Island

AIDS Project Rhode Island (APRI) was founded approximately 30 years ago as a non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate, non-judgmental and collaborative response to the needs of people infected, affected and at-risk of HIV/AIDS.

Brown University LGBTQ Center

The mission of the Brown University LGBTQ Center is to affirm the existence and development of LGBTQ individuals at Brown, and to support a strong and welcoming community among them and allies within the larger institution. The Center works to diminish the prejudice that limits the educational experience and safety of LGBTQ community members and others within the institution.

East Coast Mental Wellness

Therapy With Results

East Coast Mental Wellness is Providence, Rhode Island’s premiere mental health agency, created to help the LGBTQ+ community with affordable mental health care. East Coast Mental Wellness is the comfortable and confidential place to get therapy with results.

Gay Cities – Gay Providence

Providence is a small city in a small state, but its gay scene is as active as many of the larger east coast cities. Three schools — Brown, Rhode Island Institute of Design, and Johnson & Wales — pull in a high percentage of open-minded, artistic and openly gay folks, creating a friendly, diverse and tolerant community.

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD Rhode Island)

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation


Providence received a perfect score on the third annual Municipal Equality Index issued by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.

HRC Rhode Island

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

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.

Options Magazine

We are truly the publication of record for the LGBTQ community in Southeastern New England. Options Magazine has been providing the Rhode Island LGBTQ community with quality news, resources and events since 1982.

Pelletier Marshall & Clark

Pelletier Marshall & Clark’s LGBT lawyers are focused on helping gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and transsexual clients plan for and overcome complicated legal dilemmas throughout every stage of their lives.

Providence Gay Flag Football League

Providence Gay Flag Football League (PVDGFFL) is a 7-on-7 co-ed flag football club. It is our mission to cultivate an inclusive and diverse environment for all members and, in so doing, strengthen our community and combat stereotypes, homophobia, and xenophobia.

Providence VA Medical Center RI

The Providence VA Medical Center is committed to providing top quality care to all eligible Veterans including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Veterans.  We recognize that diverse populations have distinctive needs, and we train our staff in culturally and clinically-competent care for LGBT Veterans.

Rhode Island LGBTQ Center

The Rhode Island LGBTQ Center (The Center) plans to build and support the LGBTQ community by providing a visible, safe, inclusive, and welcoming shared place.

Rhode Island Pride

RI Pride reaches out to an increasingly diverse and growing population, hoping to make it easier for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people to be themselves.

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AIDS Project Rhode Island (APRI) was founded approximately 30 years ago as a non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate, non-judgmental and collaborative response to the needs of people infected, affected and at-risk of HIV/AIDS.


The mission of SAGE/RI is to serve as a leader in identifying, addressing and bringing attention to issues related to aging among members of the LGBT community; to partner with constituents, allies and other stakeholders to create a culture in which older LGBT members of the community can enjoy a high quality of life; to support aging members of the community and advocate for their rights; to foster a greater understanding of LGBT aging; and to promote positive images of LGBT life in later years.

Sojourner House

The mission of Sojourner House is to promote healthy relationships by providing culturally sensitive support, advocacy, and education for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Sojourner House’s LGBTQ Advocacy program is designed specifically to address the needs of LGBTQ/queer survivors and to provide trauma-informed, LGBTQ-specific counseling.

TGI network logo 7 smallTGI Network of Rhode Island

Our mission is to serve the needs of the transgender, gender-variant, and intersex (TGI) communities in Rhode Island and surrounding areas through support, advocacy, and education. We seek to be a resource for TGI people navigating their life journeys as well as the legal and medical systems through our own programs and through collaboration with other organizations.

University of Rhode Island’s Gender and Sexuality Center

The Gender and Sexuality Center prides itself on providing Education, Engagement, and Support for the URI campus community and beyond. Education programs allow the entire URI community explore concepts related to LGBTQA+ people and issues.

Youth Pride Rhode Island

YPI’s goals are to meet the unique and ongoing needs of youth and young adults impacted by sexual orientation and gender identity/expression through advocacy, support and empowerment to bring about social change.