Directory of LGBT Services and Resources
- Support Groups
- Political Groups
- Staten Island
- Student Groups
- Mental Health
- Government/Elected Officials
- 12 Step Groups
- Employee Groups
- People of Color
- Religious Organizations
- Academic/Alumni Groups
- Pride Committees
- Asian Pacific Island
Actors Fund, The
Non-profit, nationwide human services organization provides broad spectrum of programs that support unique, essential needs of all who work in entertainment/performing arts. Comprehensive social services, emergency financial assistance, health care services, employment, training, housing. Confidential.
Advocate, The/Here Publishing, Inc.
National gay/lesbian newsmagazine. Essential news and entertainment coverage since 1967.
Alcoholics Anonymous New York Intergroup
AA meeting info in greater NYC area, 7 days, 9am-10pm
All Out Arts, Inc.
Nick Curto, President. Not-for-profit supports community-based arts/artists. Committed to creating LGBT Arts Complex in NYC. Produces Creative Industries Network (CIN; see listing). Supports Fresh Fruit Festival (see listing). All welcome.
Another Octave: Connecticut Womenís Chorus
Founded 1989. Celebrates choices/experiences through power of music. Has roots in lesbian community, but open to all women. Performs eclectic repertoire, including standard concert pieces, traditional and contemporary music that reflects womenís lives. Travels/performs throughout tri-state area.
Art Gallery Tours for GLBT
Guided tours for gay men/lesbians of exhibits by queer artists.
Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre
Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Executive Director. Arthur Aviles, Artistic Director. Bronx-based contemporary dance company creates works that explore life on the margins of Latino and gay culture.
Rare opportunity for LGBT community, as performing/visual artists display their talents for peers/public. Produced by All Out Arts.
Asian American Writers Workshop
Ken Chen, Executive Director
BAAD! (Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance)
South Bronx-based theater that presents empowering works for women, people of color and the LGBT community.
Bi Writers Association
The foremost voice promoting bi writers, bi books and bisexual writing in America.
Big Apple Corps Band, The
New York's LGBT community band.
Big Apple Performing Arts (BAPA)
Non-profit management company for NYC Gay Menís Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
One of the Nation's leading industry based HIV/AIDS fundraising and grant matching organization
Broadway Night Out
Gay menís theatre party club buys at low group rates. Attends Broadway, off-Broadway, cabaret shows at least 3 times/month. May join for dinner before. Gay-owned/operated.
Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX)
Multi-arts non-profit in Park Slope provides nurturing, year-round performance, rehearsal, educational venue. Encourages artistic risk-taking, stimulates dialogue among diverse constituencies.
Center Women's Film Series
Contact Paul Menard, Director of Cultural Programs. Screening dates vary, see website for updated info
Queens-only queer film festival
Creative Industries Network (CIN)
Nick Curto, Co-Director. First organization for LGBT creative professionals from industry-wide backgrounds. Helps members find/keep employment, share resources, network. Celebrates diversity, promotes understanding of selves as creative individuals/LGBT community. Discussions, guest speakers, outreach. Meets first Mondays, 6Ė8 pm, Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation, 127-B Prince St., Manhattan. Space limited. All welcome.
Nationís best-selling lesbian magazine.
Dance 208/Center Dances
Longest-running alternative to club/bar scene. Co-ed dances 2nd/4th Saturdays.
DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS)
National chapter-based group funds direct care, advocacy, education. NY-based volunteers.
Empire City Menís Chorus
NYCís premier gay menís choral ensemble dedicated to performance of classical music.
Estate Project for Artists with AIDS
Identifies, documents, preserves and records works created by artists with HIV/AIDS.
Fresh Fruit Festival
2-week multi-genre, international LGBT festival of arts and culture honoring community's contribution.