Legal Help Desk

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Know the laws in your state that protect LGBT people and people living with HIV.
Lambda Legal's Help desk provides information and resources relating to discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and HIV status.

Lambda Legal's Help Desk cannot provide legal advice, and your communication to our Help Desk does not establish an attorney-client relationship. The Help Desk is not able to assist with emergencies or immediate requests for legal assistance. If you need immediate assistance, please contact a crisis hotline or any legal service provider that is equipped to provide emergency legal assistance.

If you would like to submit an inquiry to Lambda Legal's Help Desk, please send us your information through the form below or by phone, and a representative from the Help Desk will be in contact with you. All inquiries to the Help Desk are strictly confidential.

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If you are an LGBT person in crisis, please contact a crisis hotline. If you feel like you are in danger, please contact your local authorities.


LGBT National Hotline:


LGBT National Youth Talkline
LGBTQ+(Trevor Project)


LGBT National Senior Hotline:
Transgender, non-binary, and gender-questioning people
Trans Lifeline
These lines are not branches of Lambda Legal and are instead resources for crisis intervention.


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