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LGBTQ+ RESOURCES

LGBTQ EQUALITY

Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Call: (816) 474-3558

Website: www.midamericalgbt.org

Address: 1475 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO 64105

Advocates, promotes, and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education.

 

Project Equality

Call: (913) 486-7010

Website: projectequality.org

Promotes equality and justice in the workplace

 

LGBTQ (Kansas City LGBT HISTORY)

 

Gay and Lesbian Archives of Mid-America (GLAMA)

Call: (816) 235-1532

Website: library.umkc.edu/glama

Address: 800 E 51st Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

Archives that reflect the histories of the LGBT communities of the Kansas City region

 

LGBTQ SAFE COMMUNITY SPACE

 

Kansas City Center for Inclusion

Call: (816) 310-7396

Website: www.inclusivekc.org

Address: 300 E 39th Street, Suite LL2E, Kansas City, MO 64111

Provides safe, inclusive LGBTQ+ Community spaces where people can come for education, resources, and activities, as well as support a more cohesive LBGTQIA+ community in the greater Kansas City area.

 

LGBTQ STUDENT RIGHTS

 

Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

Call: (212) 727-0135

Website: glsen.org/chapter/Kansas

Supports students’ rights to a safe and supportive education

 

LGBTQ SHELTER

 

Lion’s House

(913) 303-8664

Website: lionhousekc.org

Address: 500 N 7th Street Trafficway, Kansas City, KS 66101

LGBTQ-specific transitional and rapid rehousing program seeking to address the core problems causing LGBTQ homelessness by providing a community first and housing plus approach

 

PRIDE Haven KC

Call: (816) 931-0602

Website: saveinckc.org/pridehaven/

Address: 3109 Campbell St, Kansas City, MO 64109

Ages: 18-24

Pride Haven is SAVE, Inc.’s overnight shelter for transition-aged youth facing homelessness.

 

LGBTQ SUPPORT

 

REHAB.COM

Website:  https://www.rehab.com/specialty/lgbtq 

 

PFLAG Kansas City

Call: (816) 765-9818

Website: pflagkc.org

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Family-based organization committed to the civil rights of LGBT people. Support group for people to get to know other people with LGBTQ family and friends, to receive information and support.

 

UMKC LGBTQIA

Call: (816) 235-6556

Website: www.umkc.edu/get-involved/programs/lgbtqia/index.html

Address: 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

Support and Resources

 

LGBTQ HEALTH AND WELLNESS 

 

AIDS Service Foundation

Call: (816) 931-0959

Website: asfkc.org

Raise money to support the Kansas City metropolitan HIV/AIDS community while raising awareness about HIV

 

Black Health Care Coalition

Call: (816) 444-9600

Website: bhcckc.org

Address: 6400 Independence Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64125

Provides health education, HIV education, prevention and early detection, support groups for HIV positive and negative men

 

Blaq Out

(816) 866-0355

Website: www.blaqout.org

Provides PrEP navigation, STI testing, tele-health access, health advocacy, community-based participatory research and strategic outreach to drive results and deliver quality outcomes for KC’s Black LGBTQ community

 

Care Beyond the Boulevard

(701) 484-2273

Website: www.carebeyondtheboulevard.org/

Call for assistance

 

Gay and Sober

Website: www.gayandsober.org/

AA meeting specifically for LGBTQ+ individuals. Providing a safe, fun, and enriching experience to the sober LGBTQ community by offering year-around health and wellness programming, education, and events

 

KC CARE Health Center

Call: (816) 753-5144

Website: kccare.org

HIV prevention: www.kcprevention.org/

Address: 3515 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111 & 2340 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64132 (dental)

Confidential-Sex Positive Judgement Free Zone- Free HIV, Hep C, Syphilis testing, Primary care and behavioral health

 

University Health LGBTQ Specialty Clinic

Call: (816) 404-4086

Website: www.universityhealthkc.org/services/lgbtq-care/

Address: 2310 Holmes Street 6th floor, Kansas City, MO 64108OlmhH

Primary care physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, gynecologists, endocrinologists, nurses who strive to provide a compassionate, welcoming environment for LGBTQ patients.

 

Vivent Health

Call: (816) 561-8784

Website: viventhealth.org

Address: 4309 E 50th Terrace, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64130

HIV & AIDS service; free HIV/STI testing

 

LGBTQ+ YOUTH

 

Chat Space

Website: www.qchatspace.org

A community for LGBTQ+ teens to find and give support, have fun, connect around shared interests and get good information. Chat with like-minded peers in live chats designed for you & by you, facilitated by folks who care.

 

Equal Youth Center

Call: (816) 787-1689

Facebook: Equal Youth Center Kansas City

Empowering Queer Activists and Leaders

 

KC Passages

Call: (816) 349-9371

24/7 Support Hotline

Website: www.kcavp.org/passages

Address: 325 E 31st Street, Kansas City, MO 64108

Wednesday 5:00pm-8:00pm

LGBTQ+ youth empowerment support group

 

LGBTQ+ KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY

 

KC Pride Alliance/Pride Fest

Call: (816) 663-9871

Website: kcpridealliance.org

Provides educational opportunities, support, social activities, and advocacy to enrich the lives of LGBTQ+ people. Organizes the annual Pride Fest

 

Out Voices

Website: outvoices.us/tag/Kansas-city

Publications of LGBTQ+ media

 

The Tenth Voice

Radio Station: KKFI-FM (90.1)

Weekly LGBTQ+ public affairs, news, and entertainment radio show

 

TRANSGENDER RESOURCES

 

KC CARE Health Center

Call: (816) 753-5144

Website: kccare.org

Address: 3515 Broadway Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64111

Transgender Health

 

Transformations KC

Website: transformationskc.org

Focuses on harm reduction, trauma informed care, inti-oppression, positive youth development, and transformative justice to serve TGNC people

 

The Transgender Institute

Call: (816) 305-0945

Website: transinstitute.org

Address: 420 West 42nd Street, Suite 11, Kansas City, MO 64111

Offers a compassionate and coordinated approach to vital services including gender therapy, hormone therapy, primary care, and all surgeries

 

LGBTQ (National Resources)

 

The Asexual Visibility & Education Network

Website: www.asexuality.org

Large resource, community and education network

 

Bisexual Resource Center

Website: biresource.org

Connects the bi community and helps them thrive through resources, support, and celebration

 

Black Trans Advocacy Coalition

Call: (855) 624-7715

Website: blacktrans.org

Services directed toward Black trans people

 

Box No. 512 Podcast: Grown Black Trans Women Talk

Available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts

Podcast discussing many issues/topics related to the Black Trans women such as life, love, and work in America

 

Campus Pride

Call: (704) 277-6710

Website: www.campuspride.org

Leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students

 

Equal Trans Support Group

Website: www.facebook.com/groups/EQUALTransSupport

All ages, all genders support and social group

 

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

Website: www.glaad.org

Dynamic media force that tackles tough issues to shape the narrative

 

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

Website: www.hrc.org

Largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization

 

Lambda Legal

Call: (212) 809-8585

Website: lambdalegal.org

National organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT people, and everyone living with HIV

 

Muslims of Progressive Values

Call: (323) 696-2678

Website: www.mpvusa.org/lgbtqi-resources

 

National Coalition for LGBTQ Health

Call: (202) 232-2273

Website: healthlgbt.org

Committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal and local advocacy, education and research

 

National Center for Transgender Equality

Call: (202) 642-4542

Website: transequality.org

Advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people

 

National LGBTQ Task Force

Call: (202) 393-5177

Website: www.thetaskforce.org

Advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people

 

PROMO

Call: (314) 862-4900

Website: promoonline.org

Confronts systemic inequities to liberate the full spectrum of the LGBTQ+ community from discrimination and oppression

 

The Trevor Project

Call: (212) 695-8650

Website: www.thetrevorproject.org

Suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ+ youth

 

Trans Youth Equality Foundation

Call: (207) 478-4087

Website: www.transyouthequality.org

Provides education, advocacy, and support for transgender and gender non-conforming youth and their families

 

Trans Latinx Coalition

Call: (833) 847-2331

Website: www.translatinacoalition.org

Services directed toward trans Latinx people

 

LGBTQ FAITH

 

Center for Spiritual Living

Call: (816) 931-2395

Website: cslkc.org

Address: 1014 W 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

 

Kola mi KC’s Urban Jewish Community

Call: (913) 642-9000

Website: www.kolamikc.org

Address: 4501 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

 

Spirit of Hope – KC’s Metropolitan Community Church

Call: (816) 931-0750

Website: www.spiritofhopemcc.org

Address: 3801 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

 

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