Workplace Resources

NATIONAL RESOURCES

American Civil Liberties Union LGBT Project works for an America free of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

A Broken Bargain is a report examining the myriad hardships and barriers facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers across the country, written in collaboration between the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), the Center for American Progress (CAP), and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

CenterLink exists to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) 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.

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Human Rights Campaign works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

The Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center’s Gender Equity & LGBT Rights Program is dedicated to promoting gender equity and advancing the rights of low-wage women and families, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, pregnant women, caregivers, military families and veterans, and other under-represented workers and students.

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is committed to ending employment discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees.

Out for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities.

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force builds the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s goal is to create an organization that could support LGBT business owners and showcase the diversity of talent in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Pride at Work organizes mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT Community for social and economic justice.

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

 

TRANSGENDER SPECIFIC RESOURCES

The Center for Gender Sanity assists with all aspects of transition in the workplace.

Human Rights Campaign works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights( NCLR) is committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

The National Center for Transgender Equality is a social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.

The Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

The Transgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society.

The Transgender at Work project is a focal point for addressing workplace issues for transgender people.