Organization NameCategoryAddressWardPhone NumberWeb AddressE-Mail AddressDescriptionLast Updated
Human Rights CampaignAdvicacy, Legal, Support, Social, Educational, Political1640 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 200367(202) 628-4160 Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, 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.04/07
Anti Violence ProjectAdvoacy, Support2000 14th St NW DC 200091(202) 682-2245 primary mission of the DC Anti-Violence Project (DCAVP) is to work to reduce violence against LGBTQ individuals (and those perceived as LGBTQ) through community outreach, education, and monitoring cases to ensure that the rights and dignity of LGBTQ victims are respected and protected. DCAVP also seeks to assist victims of anti-LGBT violence by advocating on their behalf, encouraging reporting, and providing a community of support.
Anacostia Coordinating CouncilAdvoacy, Volunteer 2401 Shannon Pl SE, Washington, DC 200208(202) 889-4900 Anacostia Coordinating Council (ACC) was established in 1983 as a volunteer, membership consortium of organizations and individuals involved with the revitalization of Anacostia and its adjacent neighborhoods. Founded to organize community support for getting the Anacostia Metro Station built, the ACC has expanded to address a large amount of issues that face the community.

ACC is involved in information gathering and sharing, networking, advocacy and community organizing.
Capital Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce - CAGLCCAdvocacy, Business Development, Social, Support1425 K Street, NW Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005DC-Wide- www.caglcc.orgmembership@caglcc.orgThe Chamber, the Capital Area's LGBT Chamber of Commerce is the nonprofit, nonpartisan, largely-volunteer network of over 400 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Ally members in addition to the nearly 5,000 LGBT supporters who own or are employed by businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies in Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland. The Chamber is an affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and was awarded Chamber of the Year 2012. The Chamber ranked18th on the Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists. The Chamber’s primary mission is to advocate, promote and facilitate the success of LGBT businesses, professionals and their allies in the Metro DC region.04/06
The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of CommerceAdvocacy, Business Development, Support, Students1331 F Street NW7 202-234-9181http://www.nglcc.orginfo@nglcc.orgThe National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is committed to forming a broad-based coalition, representative of the various interests of LGBT owned and friendly businesses, professionals, and students of business for the purpose of promoting economic growth and prosperity of its members.04/07
SMYALAdvocacy, Education, Health, Mental Health, Support, and Youth410 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 200036202-567-3162, 202.546.5940;; adalphie.johnson@smyal.orgSupporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates & Leaders(SMYAL) is a non-profit dedicated to supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. SMYAL’s mission is to promote and support self-confident, healthy, productive lives for LGBTQ youth as they journey from adolescence into adulthood. 04/07
AQUA-DCAdvocacy, Education, Social Events, and Support ServicesPO Box 44136, Washington DC aquadc@gmail.comAQUA is an all-volunteer organization serving the gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning members of the Asian and Pacific Islander community in the metro Washington, DC area. AQUA is an organization for queer APIs, by queer APIs, focusing on queer API issues and interests. They strive to project a positive image of queer API men in the community through advocacy, education, outreach, and social events.04/06
National Youth Advocacy CoalitionAdvocacy, Education, Support, Youth1638 R Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 200092(202) 625-1382  info@nyacyouth.orgThe National Youth Advocacy Coalition is the only national organization focused solely on improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth through advocacy, education, and information.04/07
Break the CycleAdvocacy, Family/Parent Services, Legal Services and SupportP.O. Box 66165
Washington, D.C. 20035
1(T): 202-849-6289
(F): 202-846-1493
http://www.breakthecycle.orginfo@breakthecycle.orgThrough their legal services program, Break the Cycle helps young survivors of domestic violence, dating violence and/or sexual assault in the District of Columbia ages 12 to 24. They represent young surivors at civil protection hearings, custody and visitation hearings and divorce proceedings. Washington, DC Office.04/06
Brother Help Thyself - BHTAdvocacy, Family/Parent Services, Legal Services and Support721 8th Street, SE DMV-Wide202-347-2246, Help Thyself Inc. (BHT) is a community based organization that provides financial and other support to non-profit organizations serving the GLBTQ and HIV/AIDS community in the Baltimore/Washington, DC metro area. BHT accomplishes its mission by dispensing direct and matching grants to non-profit organizations, acting as a clearinghouse for donated goods and services, and serving as an information resource to your community. Brother Help Thyself distributes health, culture, and social services for the LGBTQ community.04/06
Service Member's Legal Defense Fund ( Modern Military)Advocacy, Legal, Military1725 I Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

LGBT BAR DC- (formerly) GayLawAdvocacy, Legal, SupportP.O. Box 34072, Washington, DC 200437-; info@lgbtbardc.orgThe mission of LGBTBARDC is to advance the rights of persons in the LGBT community, to be their voice within the legal community, and to improve their professional lives. Founded in 1990, the LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia is an independent, non-partisan bar association serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender lawyers, law students, and legal professionals in the national capital area. The LGBT Bar Association of DC works to advance the interests of the LGBT community, to be their voice within the legal community, and to improve their professional lives. An affiliate of the National LGBT Bar Association, the LGBT Bar Association of DC acts in coalition with other local and national groups dedicated to LGBT concerns.04/07
Stonewall DemocratsAdvocacy, Networking, Social, Political1929 18th Street NW PMB 2000 Washington DC; info@steindemocrats.orgThe National Stonewall Democrats is a grassroots network connecting LGBT Democratic activists from Seattle, Washington to Austin, Texas to Little Rock, Arkansas to Atlanta, Georgia. With more than 90 chapters across the country, Stonewall is a grassroots force for social change within their movement and within their party.04/07
HIPS - Helping Individual People SucceedAdvocacy, Support, Education, Health, HIV/AIDS, Addiction & Prvention906 H Street NE Washington D.C. 200026(800) 676-HIPS (4477); 202-232-8150www.hips.orghips@hips.orgMission HIPS promotes the health, rights, and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by sexual exchange and/or drug use due to choice, coercion, or circumstance. HIPS provides compassionate harm reduction services, advocacy, and community engagement that is respectful, non-judgmental, and affirms and honors individual power and agency.
We believe that those engaged in sex work, sex trade, and drug use should be able to live healthy, self-determined, and self-sufficient lives free from stigma, violence, criminalization or oppression. We will achieve this through engaging sex workers, drug users and our communities in challenging structural barriers to health, safety, and prosperity.
DC Different DrummersArts and Entertainment PO Box 57099 - Washington, DC 20037-00992 202-403-3669’s Different Drummers started in 1980 with 7 musicians who got together in an apartment in Washington, DC, to play through some books of college fight songs. The first song played by the band was “On Wisconsin!”. Today our membership is well over 100 people with ensembles that cover classical, jazz, contemporary, and marching music. We play all over the DC metro region, and we draw membership from the LGBT community and their supporters in the National Capital Region while striving to create music and fellowship.
Reel AffirmationsArts, Education, and Social2000 14th Street NW DCDC-Wide(202) 682-2245 Affirmations: Washington, DC’s, International GLBT Film Festival, is held annually every October. Through film, Reel Affirmations works to build community among GLBT people – fostering a sense of belonging by bringing our stories – our struggles and accomplishments – to life during the festival.04/07
Pitchers DCBAR2317 18th St NW,
Washington DC, 20009
DC-Wide(202) 733-2568 Perruzza has opened up a gay sports bar in the heart of Adams Morgan. The 10,000+ square foot building features plenty of flat screens for sports fans, darts, video games, a lesbian bar, and two spacious patios.04/07
National LGBTQ Task Forcedvocacy, Education, HIV/AIDS, Support, and Youth1325 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005DMV-Wide202-393-5177, 305-576-5010;info@thetaskforce.orgThe mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. They do this by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and building the organizational capacity of our movement.

The Policy Institute, the movement’s premier think tank, provides research and policy analysis to support the struggle for complete equality and to counter right-wing lies. As part of a broader social justice movement, they work to create a nation that respects the diversity of human expression and identity and creates opportunity for all.
La Clinica Del PuebloEducation, Health, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Youth Services2831 15th St NW, Washington, DC 200091(202) Clínica del Pueblo es una organización sin ánimo de lucro 501 (c) (3) y un centro de salud con aprobación federal que tiene mas de 90 empleados y 50 voluntarios, quienes juntos “construyen una comunidad latina saludable por medio de servicios culturalmente apropiados, enfocándose en los más necesitados.”

Fundada en 1983 como una clínica de salud gratuita para inmigrantes latinos que fueron desplazados por conflicto, hoy La Clínica es conocida en toda el área metropolitana de Washington, D.C. como una fuente confiable de cuidado de salud integral y de educación de salud para mas de 8,000 hombres, mujeres y niños.

La Clínica presta servicios con sensibilidad cultural y lingüística, como:

atención primaria y servicios de salud mental y abuso de sustancias
apoyo de VIH/SIDA, desde la prueba de detección del VIH y consejería; así como brinda vínculos al cuidado medico y servicios sociales
servicios de apoyo incluyendo servicios lingüísticos, programas de beneficios y manejo de casos
educación sobre la salud y alcance comunitario a su población objetivo: hombres, mujeres y niños con bajos ingresos, sin seguro o con cobertura insuficiente dentro de la comunidad latina. {English} La Clínica del Pueblo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Federally Qualified Health Center with over 90 employees and 50 volunteers dedicated to its mission “to build a healthy Latino community through culturally appropriate health services, focusing on those most in need.”

Founded in 1983 as a free health clinic for Latino immigrants recently displaced by conflict, today La Clínica is known throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area as a dependable source of integrated health care and health education for over 8,000 men, women and children.

La Clínica provides culturally and linguistically appropriate services, such as:

primary care and mental health and substance abuse services,
HIV/AIDS support, from testing and counseling, to linkages to medical care and social services
support services including language services, entitlement and case management programs,
and health education and outreach to its target population: low-income, uninsured or under insured men, women, children and adolescents in the Latino community.
Rainbow History ProjectEducation, Social Events, and PhilanthropyP.O. Box 73176 Washington, DC 20056-3176DMV-Wide(202) 810-5068 mission of the Rainbow History Project is to collect, preserve, and promote an active knowledge of the history, arts, and culture relevant to sexually diverse communities in metropolitan Washington DC. The Rainbow History Project is sponsored by a generous grant from Brother Help Thyself.04/07
Atlantic States Gay Rodeo AssociationEducation, Social Events, and Sports3701 Benning Rd NE
Washington, DC 20019 P.O 21221 washington, D.c 20009
7(202) 352-2356;; Trail@asgra.orgThe Atlantic States Gay Rodeo Association (ASGRA) is a charitable and social organization whose primary purpose is to promote the sport of rodeo and foster country and western lifestyles in the gay and lesbian community. ASGRA members enjoy the fellowship of numerous social, recreational and educational activities. The organizations primary event is the Mid-Atlantic rodeo and the organization raises money throughout the year to support community organizations04/06
Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society (APIQS)Education, Social Events, and Support Services-6- is an all-volunteer organization serving the gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning members of the Asian and Pacific Islander community in the metro Washington, DC area. AQUA is an organization for queer APIs, by queer APIs, focusing on queer API issues and interests. They strive to project a positive image of queer API men in the community through advocacy, education, outreach, and social events.04/06
Bet MishpachahEducation, Social Events, Religious, Spiritual and Sports1529 16th St NW, Washington DC 200367(202) 777-3278 Mishpachah is a congregation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community. They join together to affirm our religious and cultural heritage, integrating Gay and Lesbian and Jewish identities. Their membership is comprised of singles, couples, and families, and is open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or gender identity.04/06
Westminister PrespreteriyanFaith, Religious, Spiritual, Events, and Support400 I St SW Washington DC 20024 US3202-484-7700 1983, Westminster Presbyterian became the first church in their Presbytery to openly minister to the gay and lesbian community. Westminster Presbyterian established Food & Friends which has now expanded, delivering meals to homebound persons living with AIDS and others.04/07
Riverside Baptist ChurchFaith, Religious, Spiritual, Events, and Support699 Maine Ave., SW6202-554-4330 Baptist Church draws the circle of redemption as large as we can. They do not believe we are a white church, a black church, a male church, a female church, a heterosexual church or a homosexual church. They want to be the church of Jesus Christ. They believe in the power of the Gospel to erase barriers and make of us one people. To that vision we are abidingly committed.04/07
All Souls Episcopal Church- DCFaith, Social, Spiritual, Support, Religious2300 Cathedral Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008-15056202-232-4244 Souls Church, Unitarian is a progressive religious community located in the heart of Washington, DC. Our members walk diverse spiritual paths to find meaning and purpose in our lives, but we are united in our belief in the worth and dignity of all people, and the obligation to express our faith through acts of justice and compassion.04/06
First Congregational UCCFaith, Spiritual, Support945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 200012202-628-4317firstuccdc.orginfo@firstuccdc.orgn 1973, First Church voted to enter into covenant with, and serve as host church for the Washington Metropolitan Community Church or MCC (a church that ministers predominantly to the GLBT community). That decision cost us some members well before the wider religious community took on this issue. In 1987 we formally became an Open and Affirming (ONA) church in the United Church of Christ.04/07
Saint Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal ChurchFaith, Spiritual, Support, Allies1525 Newton Street NW, Washington, DC 200104(202) 232-0900; St. Stephen and the Incarnation is a community of seeker/learners desiring to know ourselves and others as much-loved children of God and to serve God by loving and serving others. They are an open and growing Episcopal church with roots in the movement for more inclusiveness. The great diversity of backgrounds, lifestyles and callings is a resource from which they draw their strength.04/07
Saint Thomas Episcopal ChurchFaith, Spiritual, Support, Allies1517 18th St NW
Washington, DC
7(202) 808-3326 Thomas Episcopal Church is significantly connected to the social causes that directly affect the community. The Outreach Committee serves as the hands and feet for the parish expanding its ministry of social justice and community outreach to both the city and the world beyond.04/07
Unity Fellowship Church- D.C.Faith, Spirituality, Advocacy474 Ridge Street NW, Washington DC 200015(202) 380-9596 you are looking for a church home that is rooted in spirituality and not in religion, one that celebrates all of God's diverse creation, please feel free to go and worship at Unity Fellowship Church, they know that God created everyone just as they are: Black, White, Latino, Native American, Asian, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersexes, or straight. Your background could be Baptist, COGIC, Apostolic, Catholic, AME, Buddhist, Agnostic, Atheist, etc. they accept everyone.04/07
Foundry United Methodist ChurchFaith/ Religious1500 16th St NW, Washington, DC 200362(202) 332-4010www.foundryumc.orgfoundryumc@foundryumc.orgFoundry United Methodist Church has been a spiritual leader in the nation’s capital for more than 186 years. In a city often characterized by transience and change, Foundry has remained a steadfast beacon — long recognized for its commitment to mission service, social justice, and reconciliation. Foundry’s ministers are viewed as models of influential and dedicated parish leadership. Distinguished by their scholarship, oratory, caring counsel, and deep commitment to Christian principles, they have extended the church’s reputation as a voice of conscience, reason, and hope for residents of and visitors to our city.04/07
Georgetown Luthern ChurchFaith/ Religious1556 Wissconsin Ave; pastor@georgetownlutheran.comThirty-two years before the city of Washington became the capital of our nation, a Lutheran congregation was organized in Georgetown, north of the Potomac River. A deed recorded in Frederick, Maryland, May 17, 1770, and a decision of the Supreme Court in 1829 concerning the title to a Lutheran church property prove the existence of an organized Lutheran congregation in Georgetown as early as 1769.
Early in the 18th century, a group of Lutherans from Germany, having settled in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, migrated to the Potomac Valley. They were attracted by Lord Baltimore’s offer of land. Itinerant pastors ministered to these settlers as early as 1733. A generous pioneer developer donated a plot for the erection of a Lutheran church and a congregation was promptly organized.
Friends Meetings of WashingtonFaith/ Religious2111 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 200086(202) 483-3310quakersdc.orgfmw@quaker.orgFriends Meeting of Washington (FMW) is a large, urban community of Quakers and non-Quakers. Our Meeting House, where we worship together, is located on Florida Avenue near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. All spiritual seekers are welcomed to join us as we gather for worship, fellowship and community service.

Members of the FMW community seek to live their lives based on the values of the Religious Society of Friends – the promotion of peace, a commitment to all humanity, an understanding that love is a manifestation of God, and a belief that ”there is that of God in everyone”. We are an inclusive, spiritual community that sincerely welcomes anyone seeking a spiritual home. Our community includes individuals of all races, faith traditions, genders, sexual orientations, ages and socio/economic backgrounds.
Luther Place Memorial ChurchFaith/ Religious, Spiritual1226 Vermont Avenue Washington, DC 200055-https://lutherplace.orgoperations@lutherplace.orgLuther Place Memorial Church is a Reconciling in Christ Congregation and welcomes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons and their Allies into full participation in all aspects of congregational life. Luther Place is also proud and grateful for their growing partnership in ministry with Unity Fellowship Church DC.04/07
Metropolitian Community Church of Washington D.C.Faith/ Religious, Spiritual474 Ridge Street, NW Washington DC 200016202-638-7373; info@mccdc.comMetropolitan Community Church of Washington DC (MCCDC) is celebrating their 36th anniversary this year. MCCDC have grown from humble beginnings with a few people who came together for worship in a town house on Capitol Hill to a congregation of almost 500 members who have built an award winning ministry facility at the corner of 5th and Ridge Streets, NW. MCCDC is especially proud to have expanded their ministry by: offering financial assistance through several funds which help meet immediate human need, especially for people living with HIV/AIDS; by assisting in the founding of several other Metropolitan Church Community in the Mid-Atlantic area; and by sending forth at least 19 people to ministry and service in other parts of the country.04/07
Innerlight Ministries DCFaith/ Religious, Support1231 Good Hope Rd SE WDC 200207-www.innerlightministries-dc.orgContactus@Innerlightministries-dc.orgInner Light Ministries was founded on July 4th 1993, in Washington, D.C. The church had its first service at The First Congregational Church at 10th & G Streets N.W. with ten founding members. Bishop Kwabena Rainier Cheeks, D.D. is the founding Pastor. He has diligently served in this role since the conception of Inner Light Unity Fellowship Church. The Reverend Dr. Wallace R. Henry III is the Assistant Pastor. Inner Light Unity Fellowship Church was the Unity Fellowship's beacon in the Washington, DC area accepting God as Love and the universal Law of Love which mandates Love for God, for one's self and for one's neighbor.

In April 2002 we became an independent ministry that believes in the "Radical Inclusiveness" of Jesus Christ. We are a Christian based ministry based in Liberation Theology and Social Justice. We are a proud African American community, working toward freedom of all people. This is a healing ministry for our bodies, minds and spirits in a doctrine dedicated to freeing people from dependence and dominance.
Rainbow Families-DCFamily, Support, Advocacy, Social, 5614 Connecticut Ave., NW, #309 Washington, DC 20015-2604DC-Wide(202) 747-0407 Families DC (RFDC) is the organization for all LGBT parents/prospective parents and our allies in the DC Metropolitan area. RFDC sponsors social events, hosts educational workshops and conferences, and creates space for families to connect directly with each other.04/07
Metropolitian Police Department- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Liaison Unit ( LGBTLU)Government, Public Safety,801 Shepherd Street, NWDC-Wide(202) 727-5427 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Liaison Unit (LGBTLU) is a team of dedicated officers that focuses on the public safety needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and their allied communities. They conduct public education campaigns on issues related to hate crimes and public safety. Their primary focus is to gain the trust of the community and seek out information that leads to the closure of hate crime and violent crime within the LGBT community. They conduct patrol functions and respond to all citizen complaints.04/07
The Womens Collective (The Well Project)Health and Wellness1818 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 200025(202) 483-0320 Well Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to change the course of the HIV/AIDS pandemic through a unique and comprehensive focus on women and girls. We are a recognized leader in the fight against HIV, revolutionizing the availability and accessibility of meaningful and relevant information designed specifically for women living with HIV.
Andromeda Transcultural HealthHealth, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Youth, Support,1400 Decatur St NW Washington, DC 200118(202) 291-4707 Transcultural Health is a non-profit health service for minorities; DC Medicaid and some private insurance companies accepted; sliding scale fees for uninsured patients. Free services for HIV/AIDS and substance abuse for DC residents, mental and general medicine, diagnostics, treatment and counseling for ages 5-18; family counseling; confidential and fee HIV testing.04/06
DC Aquatics ClubHealth, Sports, Social-DC-Wide410-382-7205 queer spaces in DC.04/06
The Cherry FundHIV/AIDS Prevention, Music, Social-6703-447-3332 began several years ago when a group of local residents got together and planned a charity fundraiser. Using modest financial resources, the all-volunteer organization known as Friends Being Friends banded together to put on a weekend of music, dance and celebration. Several other Cherry events would follow, each increasingly better attended than the last.04/07
Us Helping USHIV/AIDS, Lesbian Services, Mental Health, Social Events, Support, Transgender Services, and Youth 3636 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington DC 200104(202) 446-1100http://www.uhupil.orgcommunications@uhupil.orgUs Helping Us, is a community-based AIDS service organization committed to reducing HIV infection in the African-American community. Us Helping Us was incorporated in 1988 as a support group for HIV-positive black gay men.04/07
Whitman WalkerHIV/AIDS, Prevention, Youth, Education2301 Martin Luther King Jr., Ave., SE Washington, DC 20020, 1525 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005DC-Wide202-745-7000 multiple locations throughout DC, Whitman Walker aims to provide stigma-free care to anyone who walks through their doors. They are proud and honored to be a place where the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, as well to those living with or affected by HIV feel supported, welcomed and respected.
Mary's House for Older Adults HousingPO Box 29561
Washington, DC 20017
5202-269-5736’s House for Older Adults, Inc. is committed to helping our community by developing housing and inclusive environments that comprehensively address affordability and access, and eliminate the constant worry of discrimination or even violence based upon the LGBTQ/SGL status of the individual. Its intent is to meet the emotional, recreational, social and other similar needs of older adults through health and wellness programming, hydrotherapy coordination and referral of community and social based services.
Queer Housing - DCHousing-- Friendly Housing Group
This group is for ALL people seeking or providing queer/ queer-friendly housing
National AIDS Housing CoalitionHousing, HIV/AIDS1000 Vermont Avenue NW, 5th Floor

Washington, DC 20005
2 202-347-0333 National AIDS Housing Coalition (NAHC) works to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by ensuring that persons living with HIV/AIDS have quality, affordable and appropriate housing. NAHC accomplishes this through policy and resource advocacy, fostering, translating and disseminating research, and convening leaders to affect change at the local, national, and international levels.
Latin American Youth CenterHousing, Social Services 1419 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 200092(202) 319-2225 create safe spaces to work alongside youth through a variety of services. We provide bilingual programs and opportunities in academics, arts and recreation, job readiness, safe housing, and health and wellness to help youth make a successful transition to young adulthood. We also advocate for policies and laws that create opportunities for youth and their families in our region.
Wanda Alston FoundationHousing, Social Services300 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 200012(202) 733-3643 Wanda Alston Foundation is the only housing program in Washington, DC solely dedicated to offering pre-independent transitional living and support services to homeless or at-risk LGBTQ youth ages 16 to 24 in all eight wards.

Wanda Alston House is a transition housing program which provides much needed housing for homeless LGBTQ youth in the nation’s capital. The program provides not only a safe place for youth to live, but also includes life skills training and links to other social services.
Casa Ruby Housing, Social Services7530 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20012 4(202) 355-5155 vision is to create a world where transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people pursue their dreams and achieve success in their lives without fear of discrimination, harassment, or violence due to their sexual orientation and or gender identity/gender expression.
Trans Legal Advocates of WashingtonLegal1525 14th Street NW location.1202.939.7627. Legal Advocates of Washington was founded in 2012 by community legal advocates in Washington, DC to better serve the legal needs of transgender people in the Metro Washington, DC area, which includes the immediate areas of Maryland and Virginia.
Immigration Equality ( DC Chapter)Legal, Immigration, Advocacy, HIV/; ImmigrationEquality_DC@yahoo.comAs the local chapter of Immigration Equality, the DC Chapter is working to end discrimination in US immigration law, to reduce the negative impact of that law on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive people. We are both an advocacy and a social group. Immigration Equality attempts to offer a balance of activities from happy hours and other opportunities for social support to outreach at public events. Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to advocate for and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom.

Immigration Equality’s work impacts both the individuals we serve and the immigration system as a whole.In over 80 countries around the world, it is a crime or fundamentally unsafe to be LGBTQ. For far too many people, it is impossible to be out and proud. For more than 20 years, we have been focused on providing free direct legal services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-positive immigrants, including:

Asylum seekers forced to flee to the U.S. to find safety
LGBTQ binational couples and families separated by oceans
Detained people trapped in immigration jails
Undocumented LGBTQ people living in the shadows inside the U.S.
The Campbell CenterMental Health1231-B Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020
8(202) 241-6317 Campbell Center is a peer-run resource center for individuals living with mental health challenges. We seek social change on an individual level by supporting wellness and recovery, training in leadership and micro-enterprise, and fostering community engagement. Through our Wellness, Recovery, and Resource Center and the Leadership and Micro-Enterprise Academy, participants can engage in creative arts and social activities while building skills in self advocacy, employment, leadership, and technology.04/07
Bread and Roses Feminist Singers (Fortissima)Music, Choir, Social-DMV-Wide-www.fortissima.orggoddess@fortissima.orgFortissima began in 1978 as the DC Area Feminist Chorus, then were known as Bread and Roses Feminist Singers from 1983 to the fall of 2009, and became Fortissima in October 2009. Our mission is to strive towards musical excellence, project a message of feminism, social justice and peace. The organizations goals is to broaden repertoires and increase the musical skills of participants while having fun.04/06
Gay & Lesbian Victory FundPolitical , Advocacy, Philanthropy1225 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 525
Washington, DC 20005
DMV-Wide(202) 842-8679 202-VICTORYwww.victoryfund.orginfo@victoryfund.orgThe Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund is the nation's largest LGBT political action committee and the only national organization dedicated to increasing the number of openly LGBT elected officials at all levels of government. The Victory Fund and its national donor network have helped hundreds of openly LGBT candidates win election to local, state and federal offices.04/07
LGBTQ Victory FundPolitical, Advocacy, 1225 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 525
Washington, DC 20005
DMV-Wide(202) 842-8679 Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund is the nation's largest LGBT political action committee and the only national organization dedicated to increasing the number of openly LGBT elected officials at all levels of government. The Victory Fund and its national donor network have helped hundreds of openly LGBT candidates win election to local, state and federal offices. Since 1991, Victory Fund has helped elect thousands of LGBTQ people to positions at all levels of government. These LGBTQ voices have made significant contributions to advancing equality for LGBTQ Americans – from passing non-discrimination laws to defeating amendments to ban marriage equality.04/07
Gay and Lesbian Activists AlliancePolitical, Advocacy, Support1321 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 200056-www.glaa.orgequal@glaa.orgThe Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC, is a local, all-volunteer, non-partisan, non-profit political organization, founded in 1971 to advance the equal rights of gay men and lesbians in Washington, DC. They are the nation's oldest continuously active gay and lesbian civil rights organization.04/07
Gay & Lesbian in Foreign Affairs AgenciesPolitical,;
Gay, Lesbian in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) works to secure full parity for gay and lesbian personnel and their families in U.S. foreign affairs agencies serving in the United States and overseas. GLIFAA seeks to break down the continued barriers that gay and lesbian Foreign Service, civil service, and contract employees and their partners and children, encounter as a result of prejudice, misunderstanding, and apathy within our institutions. GLIFAA serves as a support network and resource of information for gay and lesbian employees and their families.04/07
Gertrude Democratic Stein ClubPolitical/ Advocacy2000 14th Street NW PO Box 9393
Washington DC 20005
6-http://www.gertrudesteindemocrats.cominfo@steindemocrats.orgGLIFAA, officially recognized by the US State Department, represents lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) personnel and their families in the US Department of State, US Agency for International Development (USAID), Foreign Commercial Service, Foreign Agricultural Service, and other foreign affairs agencies and offices in the US Government.04/07
Silver PridePride, Entertainment2000 14th ST NW STE 105
Washington, DC 20009
11 (202) 719-5304 Pride is a free community event in Washington, DC offering a day of workshops, resources, and social experiences for LGBTQ people 60 and over. In observance of Stonewall’s 50th anniversary year, come celebrate those who have been at the forefront of the movement for LGBTQ rights and liberation.
Latino GLBT History Project - Latinx PridePride, Entertainment2000 14th St NW Suite 105, Washington, DC 20009DC-Wide(202) 682-2245 Bowser and the Mayor’s Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Affairs awarded a combined $75,000 in grant funding to eight community-based organizations that serve LGBTQ residents and LGBTQ residents experiencing homelessness in Washington, DC. The grants are intended to strengthen the organizational capacity, support leadership development, and ensure sustainability among nonprofits serving LGBTQ youth and young adults in DC. Grants were made in amounts between $5,000 and $15,000.04/07
API PridePride, Entertainment-- Pride is the newest addition to LGBTQ Pride celebrations in the Nation’s Capital. API Pride is a free community event that showcases the diverse and vibrant Queer API community of the Washington metropolitan area. It builds on a tradition of programming by local API LGBTQ organizations such as Pride & Heritage, celebrating both May as Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month and June as LGBTQ Pride Month.
Trans Pride / MayIsPride, Entertainment-240-547-9170​May Is? “All About Trans” highlights the daily experiences of the transgender and gender-diverse community. Together, we will focus on and partner with the larger LGBTQIA+ community to find solutions to issues such as employment, housing, behavioral health, access to medical needs and daily services including HIV and PrEP.

Capital Pride AllianceSocial2000 14th ST NW STE 105
Washington, DC 20009
1 (202) 719-5304 Capital Pride Alliance, through its stewardship of diverse programming and events, specifically year-round LGBTQ+ Pride festivities centered in Washington, DC and the National Capital Region, serves to celebrate, educate, support, and inspire our multi-faceted communities in order to grow and preserve our history and protect our rights for current and future generations.04/07
Capital QSocial-DC-Wide-www.capitalqdc.cominfo@capitalqdc.comWe are a community dedicated to building
inclusive queer spaces in DC. We strive to create environments that are accepting and open to the full universe of gender and sexuality. We organize events, activities, and get-togethers for anyone interested in being part of our family.
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C.Social1140 3rd Street NE, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20002DC-Wide(202) 293-1548www.gmcw.orginfo@gmcw.orgThe Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC is one of the area’s most highly respected arts and community service organizations. Its mission is to “entertain through excellent musical performance, to affirm the place of gay people in society, and to educate about the gay experience.” It has more than 225 singing members, nearly 100 support volunteers, more than 400 subscribers, nearly 500 donors, and an annual audience of nearly 10,000.04/07
Lambda LinksSocial Events, Sports-DMV-Wide-https://lambdalinks.cominfo@lambdalinks.comLambda Links mission is to promote and provide a social forum for golf camaraderie for gay, lesbian, and bisexual people regardless of faith, ethnicity, race, age, or ability.04/07
Total Family Care CoaltionSocial Services1214 I St SE, Washington, DC 200036(202) 249-1000 works closely with families to help them overcome their obstacles. Our trained peer support workers, our teachers and our staff are all determined to help families, youth and individuals find solutions to the varied problems they are facing. We focus our efforts on strengthening the family structure and creating the unity that helps bring about lasting and personal change for our clients. Every day, we work side-by-side with our families, youths and communities to make sure that we’re doing our best to assist with their needs. We’re here to help our clients grow and thrive, regardless of age, background or income.
Defend YourSelfSocial Support, Support group, Advoacy-301.608.3708 Yourself works to empower people — especially women and others targeted for abuse and assault — to end violence and create a world where they can be fully themselves. Our students learn skills to help them prevent, heal from, and end violence and abuse. We offer more freedom, more confidence, more safety, and more fun!
AdventuringSocial, SportPO Box 23655, Washington DC 200266(202) 462-0535, (703) 920-6871, (215) 510-6121‬; Jireh.Aki@gmail.comAdventuring is a not-for-profit, non-membership, all-volunteer organization serving the gay and lesbian community in the Washington, DC area since 1980. Their purpose is to encourage and publicize group outdoor activities. The group organizes several activities each month.04/06
Black Pride D.C.Social, Support1920 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE8202.641.8527www.dcblackpride.orgcontactus@dcblackpride.orgDC Black Pride Weekend is the annual celebration of D.C.’s African-American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Events are held at locations across Washington.04/06
Project BriggsSocial, Support, Military3287 15th Pl, SE #302
Washington, DC 20020
8202-276-5791 to Project Briggs, Inc's website. Please consider this your first stop for interactive community engagement, urban projects and support resources in the nation’s capital. Here you can find out more about our organization's goals, programs, activities, events and how you can join our cause!
Modern Military Assoication of AmericaSocial, Support, Military1725 I Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
DMV-Wide(202) 328-3244 Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) is the nation’s largest organization of LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans, their families and allies. Formed through the merger of the American Military Partner Association and OutServe-SLDN, we are a united voice for the LBGTQ military and veteran community.04/07
Youth Pride AllianceSocial, Support, Youth2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105, Washington, DC 20009DMV-Wide(202) 387-4141 Pride Alliance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Ally youth empowerment to encourage positive self-development and expression, as well as leadership, while bridging diverse communities and individuals to address issues of visibility, equality, and social justice. We are dedicated to celebrating the dignity and courage of all young people.04/07
Team RayceenSocial/ Advocacy-DMV-Wide- Pendarvis is an emcee, entertainer, activist, SWERV magazine columnist, former Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, and lifelong Washingtonian.Over the years, Pendarvis has hosted numerous fundraisers, pride festivals, arts festivals, talent showcases, fashion shows, balls, and other events.  Furthermore, the "Queen of the Shameless Plug" frequently moderates panels and appears as a panelist at various conferences dealing with social justice and LGBTQ equality.  In addition to a regular column in SWERV magazine, Pendarvis also writes for Tagg, Q Virginia, The Unleashed Voice, and EFNIKS Media.04/07
Team DCSports-DMV-Wide- DC encourages and supports involvement in team and individual sports within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and broader community in the Washington Metropolitan Area. To meet this objective, Team DC strives to promote excellence, integrity, and good sporting conduct in individual and team sports.Team DC serves as a clearinghouse for information about the various sports teams, clubs, and events in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. It is a volunteer-based organization that also provides information and support to both individuals and sport clubs active in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Team DC also coordinates the areas delegation to the Gay Games and Cultural Festival, which is held every four years.04/07
DC Front RunnersSports -- Front Runners is a running, walking, and social club for LGBTQ+ people and their friends in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. We are open to all people regardless of race, pace, age, gender, sexual orientation, or athletic ability. Our group is very diverse with respect to speed, distance, and intensity, and we encourage and support all who participate.

DC Roller GirlsSports 5706 Lafayette Place
Hyattsville, Maryland
- Rollergirls is committed to promoting athleticism, the physical and mental strength of its members and associates, and the independence of its athletes. DC Rollergirls also maintains a strong sense of pride in our community by partnering with local charities and participating in local events.
Washington RenegadesSports, Social1300 Florida Ave. NW Washington, District of ColumbiaDC-Wide(202) 464-1435 mission of the Washington Renegades is to learn, teach and play rugby; to forge new friendships and celebrate others' differences and to give back to our supportive communities through charitable and educational activities.04/07
Washington WetskinsSports, Social300 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC DC-Wide(202) 576-9533, secretary.wetskins@gmail.comLambda Links mission is to promote and provide a social forum for golf camaraderie for gay, lesbian, and bisexual people regardless of faith, ethnicity, race, age, or ability.04/07
Federal TrianglesSports/; myftsc@federaltriangles.orgThe Federal Triangles Soccer Club (FTSC) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to promote the growth of soccer and foster a sense of community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and LGBT-friendly players. FTSC pursue these goals by providing a venue for the play of soccer where they encourage players at all levels to participate and improve their skills through club-sponsored clinics, workshops and lessons. Additionally, FTSC participates in local leagues and in local, national, and international tournaments. FTSC also maintains membership in the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA).04/07
Center LatinxSupport2000 14th St NW DC 200096(202) 682-2245 Latinx es un programa del Centro de DC Para la Comunidad LGBT. Servimos como un espacio para Latinxs queer, trans, género no-binario, afrodescendiente, Indígena, Dos Espíritus, y con discapacidades en el DMV (DC, Maryland, y Virginia) para conectar / crear / transformer.Escribimos boletines bilingües que publicamos mensualmente, y patrocinamos events como las reuniones bimensuales de la Coalición Latinx en el Centro DC Para la Comunidad LGBT, una oportunidad para fomentar aprendizaje y colaboraciones entre miembrxs de la comunidad. Tambien organizamos talleres sobre la justicia de lenguaje y sobre el racismo anti-negro, noches para escribir cartas a personas encarceladxs, eventos de arte y cultura, y mas.Mantengase conectadx: twitter: @centerlatinx | facebook: Center Latinx04/06
Rainbow ReponseSupport -- Rainbow Response Coalition envisions a collective response to intimate partner violence within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning communities where resources, support and education are accessible to all within the D.C. Metropolitan community
Gender Queer DCSupport Group, Non-Binary The DC Center for the LGBT Community
2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105
Washington, DC 20009
1- DC is a support group at The DC Center for people who identify outside of the gender binary. Whether you’re questionng your gender, agender, genderfluid, or just think that you’re not 100% cis – this is your group! This group normally meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the DC Center starting at 7:00 PM.
DCATSSupport Group, Non-Profit, Transgender ResourceWhitman-Walker 14th St Health Center,1525 14th St NW,
Washington, DC 20009.
1- (DC Area Transmasculine Society) is a trans-led nonprofit organization that serves to advance the lives of transmasculine folx by providing resources that help overcome the social, economic, and health-related barriers to living authentically. Founded in the late 1990s as a monthly support group, DCATS has transformed into an organization that offers a variety of services to meet our community's needs.
Daimien MinistriesSupport Services2200 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20018
5202.526.3020' programs are designed to build upon each other and the services offered by other providers in order to increase life expectancy and quality of life for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

DC CenterSupport, Advocacy2000 14th ST NW
Washington, DC 20009
1(202) 682-2245 Center’s mission is to celebrate, strengthen, and support community among the GLBT residents and organizations of Black Pride and Youth Pride, among others in Metropolitan Washington, DC. While The Center ramps up to fulfill its vision of serving as a ‘drop-in’ center and as a clearinghouse for GLBT residents and visitors, it offers an outdoor movies series during the summer months, Screen on Stead Park; organized the DC Crystal Meth Working Group to address the use and abuse of crystal methamphetamine; established an elder outreach group that coordinates programs, services, and information for DC’s senior citizens; hosts quarterly art exhibits; the annual Town Hall Meeting during Capital Pride; and support a number of other events.04/07
Khush DCSupport, Educational, Politicalpin
The DC Center
2000 14th St NW, # 105, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
DMV-Wide-; ; president@khushdc.orgKhushDC is a social, support and political group that provides a safe and supportive environment, promotes awareness and acceptance, and fosters positive cultural and sexual identity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) and additional gender or sexual minority South Asians in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

We represent a broad array of nationalities including those of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Georgetown University- LGBTQ ResourcesSupport, Educational, University3700 O Street NW, Georgetown University2- Pride is Georgetown University's group for LGBTQIA students. We provide academic, political, and social programming for the whole Georgetown community. Throughout the year, GU Pride holds three themed weeks: Coming Out Week, known for the hundreds of free t-shirts we distribute saying "I Am" to bring visibility to LGBTQIA and allied students; Gender Liberation Week, in which we take a more theoretical approach to gender and sexuality; and Pride Week, which encompasses celebrations.04/07
Georgetown University- Multicultural Equity and AccessSupport, Educational, University3700 O Street NW, Georgetown University2202-687-4054 George Washington University's (GW) Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC) is an integral part of the Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE) in the Office of the Provost. The MSSC reports directly to the Vice Provost, ODECE, Caroline Laguere-Brown. Our vision and mission reflect our dedication to building a welcoming, enriching, and inclusive environment at GW. Our rich history demonstrates our role and impact across campus as educators, trainers, advocates, mentors, and community builders.04/07
Center for Diversity and Inclusion @ American UniversitySupport, Educational, University4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
6202-885-3651; kwinters@american.eduThe Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) works to advance American University's commitment to respecting and valuing diversity by serving as a resource and liaison for students, staff, and faculty on issues of equity through education, outreach, and advocacy. To achieve this mission, the center is dedicated to enhancing LGBTQ, multicultural, first generation, and women's experiences on campus.04/07
GLBT Resource Center @ American UniversitySupport, Educational, University4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
6- Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally Resource Center works to strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus community that welcomes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities by providing support, educational resources, and advocacy.04/07
PRIDE- People Respecting Indiviual Diversity Everywhere @ American University Previously Queers and AlliesSupport, Educational, University-6202-885-3651 are American University’s premiere LGBTQ+ student group. We focus on creating safe and inclusive programming for all.04/07
PFLAGSupport, Family, Parents, Education, Advocacy, Allies1111 14th St NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005DMV-Wide240-600-0884 (Help Hotline), 202-638-3852 Office Line, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) promotes the equality and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy. PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

Keeping families together is the mission of PFLAG. Their family values stress education, understanding, acceptance, and support, but most of all love, thereby empowering our children — straight and gay — to lead happy and productive lives. The local PFLAG chapter offers resources, programs and support groups for families with GLBT residents.
Check ItSupport, Retail1920 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 200208(202) 889-1532 IT WAS STARTED IN 2009 BY A GROUP OF BULLIED
Young Playwrights TheaterTheater 6925 Willow St NW Suite LL-230, Washington, DC 200124(202) 387-9173 Playwrights’ Theater believes that creative expression and theater are valuable tools for the education, enrichment and self-actualization of young people. Through our programs and productions, we fulfill their creative vision by hiring professional artists to guide and perform original youth-generated work for their peers and for the public.

YPT believes that it is important that youth, especially those whose voices are often minimized, have access to high-quality arts education that centers their experience and is culturally competent and affirming for all young people involved. In order to do this work, YPT acknowledges oppression and reduces its harm through our internal and external structures and practices.
Breaking GroundTheater /Therapy(703) 582-6185 Ground is a theatre program for LGBTQIA+ of color where they develop a show based on their real lives and addressing topics in our community