Gay CVilleEvents and Information for the Charlottesville Gay and Lesbian Community
Primary Contact Name: Millie Fife; Phone Number: 434-977-1481; Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.sojourners-ucc.org
POC: Amy Sarah Marshall - email@example.com
Equality Virginia - A statewide, non-partisan lobbying, education and support network for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight allied communities in Virginia.
Cville GLBT Families - A social network connecting GLBT parents and their children - all ages welcome. Join us for playdates, outings, and community.
PFLAG - Blue Ridge - Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Blue Ridge Chapter.
ROSMY Blue Ridge - Provides services for Central Virginia's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth.
Thrive Healthcare - Charlottesville group for AIDS support and awareness.
GayCville.org - Web portal for the charlottesville gay and lesbian community.
Human Rights Campaign - Provides a national voice on gay and lesbian issues. Works for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights by lobbying the federal government, educating the public, participating in election campaigns, organizing volunteers, and providing training at the state and local levels.
University of Virginia
POC: Ellen Bass - firstname.lastname@example.org and Ed Strickler - email@example.com
UVA LGBT Resource Center - Supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
UVA Queer Student Union - UVA student organization. Provides a safe, welcoming, and confidential environment for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning individuals in the community.
Queer and Allied Activism - UVA student organization. Strives to Increase visibility, foster dialogue, and promote awareness and acceptance of LGBTQ community members and concerns through both political and non-partisan activities.
POC: Ellen Osborne - firstname.lastname@example.org
Soka Gakkai International - Practitioners reflect a cross
section of our diverse American society representing a broad range of ethnic and social backgrounds.
The SGI has a same-sex marriage ceremony and has appointed national GLBT leaders.
Sojourners United Church of Christ -
An "Open and Affirming Church" which in the United Church of
Christ means that it is a congregation that has declared itself to be
welcoming and affirming of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons
in the full life and ministry of the church.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Church Unitarian Universalist - A church of the liberal tradition
rooted in the heritage of Unitarian Universalism and dedicated to the
belief that in every individual there are extraordinary possibilities.
Westminster Presbyterian Church (USA)- Westminster affirms and accepts each person as created by God with
unique qualities, talents, and diverse interests and abilities as
well as cultural heritage, color, circumstances, and sexual orientation.
24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
Shelter for Help in Emergency - The Shelter offers a variety of services to empower victims of domestic violence and create a community of support.
Planned Parenthood Health Systems - GLBT-friendly health care and advocates for the right to make private, personal decisions about sexuality and health care. To make an appointment, call 296-1000.
The Women's Initiative - The mission of The Women's Initiative is to provide effective education, social support, and counseling services to empower women of all ages to transform challenging life situations into opportunities for personal growth and renewed well being.
Virginia Anti-Violence Project - A statewide organization working to address all forms of violence impacting LGBTQ communities, including hate violence, domestic and sexual violence, racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism and all other forms of discrimination. Our work is done through promoting respectful and equitable relationships, community accountability, access to survivor support, and affirming collaborations.
The Transgender Health Alliance of Central Virginia - works to ensure affordable, respectful, comprehensive healthcare for every member of the transgender community through education, advocacy, and outreach. Research shows that many transgender individuals lack access to quality medical care, and the medical community is eager for information on how to best serve this population. The Transgender Health Alliance of Central Virginia, based in Charlottesville, offers collaboration and education for providers in the region who serve transgender patients, and maintains a practitioner directory to make it easier to find affirming care.
POC: Jennifer McCune - email@example.com
Further Afield - Richmond, Roanoke and Northern Virginia
ROBIN (The Richmond Bisexual Network) - social/support network affiliated with BiNet USA.