Community Resources

 

The Alliance Fund

(520) 393-9684
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Straight (LGBT&S) Alliance Fund is a special project of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), created in 1999 in partnership with the National Lesbian and Gay Community Funding Partnership. The Alliance Fund addresses the chronic pattern of underfunding of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender programs and supports efforts to address these issues through philanthropy and endowment building.

 

The ANCHOR Project

(520) 909 -0754
Accessible Network for Coordinated Housing, Opportunities, and Resilience (ANCHOR) is designed to provide culturally responsive and affirming services to young adults who identify within the LGBTQ&A spectrum and communities. As a team of community partners, the ANCHOR Project is equipped to offer supportive services in a variety of areas, including housing stabilization, mental and emotional well-being, and much more operating within Tucson.

 

City of Tucson Commission on GLBT Issues

(520) 791-5348
The mission of the Tucson Commission on GLBT Issues is to foster conditions that promote the welfare of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people of metropolitan Tucson, Arizona through education, advocacy and collaborative and advisory relationships with government, community organizations, businesses and individuals.

 

Equality Arizona

(602) 650-0900
Equality Arizona is Arizona’s only statewide LGBT civil rights organization working to secure, protect and defend the rights and welfare of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Arizona. We envision an Arizona where everyone feels at home: living in families and communities where equality, diversity and inclusiveness are universally valued; and where government protects all people and responds to their needs, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

 

G3 - Tucson's Gay Guys Happy Hour

G3 is Tucson's premier social event for Tucson's gay community and their friends that takes place every month. Usually lasting from 5:30 to 8:30pm at a different location each time, G3 features great DJs and drink specials to keep the night going! Looking to wrap up the work week with a few friends and some fun? G3 is a great way to hang out with friends and meet new people in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. 

 

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

(520) 743-4800
GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

 

Gay Tucson.com

GayTucson.Com offers a virtual gay community center for Tucson with bars, retail, dining, events, facts, hotels, real estate, shopping, weather and more. Offers a monthly newsletter.

 

Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (JFSA) Pride

  JFSA Pride is dedicated to fostering an open and affirming Jewish community for Southern Arizona’s LGBTQ Jews through: social and festival gatherings, community events, LGBTQ interfaith work, social action initiatives, and educational programs for adults and youth.

 

Living Out Loud AZ 

The Living Out Loud LGBTQI Health & Wellness Center is a safe, welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are. If you identify along the LGBTQI spectrum, we invite you to check out our unique integrated health and wellness services supporting the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental health. Our unique approach community looks at the whole person and offers traditional, alternative and complementary care for adults and children ages 6 and older.

 

Made for Flight

Made for Flight is a transgender youth and ally empowerment workshop series designed to celebrate youth voice and resiliency. We build kites to commemorate the transgender individuals who have been murdered in the last year.

Made for Flight creates a space specifically for youth voice during the preparation for, and the implementation of, Tucson’s Fifth Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (November 20), culminating with a public display of hand-made kites that celebrate the lives of murdered Transgender individuals and a youth literary reading at UA.

Workshops are ongoing and open to trans and allied youth. During each workshop we learn a bit of transgender history, share personal stories, learn about our transgender sisters and brothers who have been murdered in the previous year, and build kites to commemorate their lives.

If you have questions about a workshop, would like to attend, or would like to help in some way, please contact TC Tolbert or visit the new Made for Flight website.

 

 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

(520) 360-3795
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG provides opportunity to dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identities, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Phone line is confidential.

 

Pima County HIV/AIDS Care Consortium

(520) 624-8272
The goal of these programs is to provide services and resources to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV. By providing counseling and testing, partner counseling and referral services, education, and clinical services for the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted disease, the STD/HIV Program staff members serve both the individual and the community. Please be aware that waiting time for services will vary depending on the number of clients present. The STD screening fee is $40 including an HIV test. The HIV test fee alone is $20.

 

Tucson Pride Inc.

(520) 622-3200 (for messages only)
Tucson Pride, Inc. produces and promotes cultural, educational and recreational events for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in Tucson, Arizona including the annual Pride celebration and parade in October of every year.

 

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)


(520) 628-7223 or (800) 771-9054
SAAF continues to be the only community-based organization in Southern Arizona providing case management and ancillary support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families, with culturally appropriate prevention and education programs to reduce the rate of infection, and extensive trainings and opportunities for community members to fill critical support roles.

 

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA)
 

(520) 477-7096
info@sagatucson.org
Southern Arizona Gender Alliance offers information, support services and social opportunities for transgender people while educating businesses and health and human services providers about transgender issues. SAGA envisions a society in which transgender and transsexual people are ensured of their basic rights and can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work, and in the community. To achieve this goal, SAGA organizes educational, social, and advocacy programs for gender-diverse people and their significant others, friends, families, and allies.

 

Southern Arizona Senior Pride

Southern Arizona Senior Pride celebrates, supports, and unites Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Seniors in Southern Arizona. 

 

Teen Lifeline

The heart of Teen Lifeline is its Peer Counseling Hotline which provides troubled youth the opportunity to access immediate help from a Peer Counselor seven days a week, 365 days a year. Teen Lifeline's services extend statewide, and you can reach them at 1-800-248-8336.

 

Tucson GLBT Chamber of Commerce


(520) 615-6436
The GLBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of GLBT-owned businesses and their allies dedicated to the furtherance of our businesses in southern Arizona. The chamber is dedicated to economic development in the GLBT community and emphasizes education of its members, an environment that promotes networking among members and guests, and political advocacy that promotes policies that support the business objectives of the GLBT community and allies.

 

Tucson Interfaith HIV AIDS Network (TIHAN)

(520) 299-6647
We of the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network offer our hearts and hands to provide compassionate and non-judgmental service to those affected by HIV/AIDS.  Through education and support, we, as individuals and faith communities, work to build bridges, reduce stigma and sustain hope.

 

Two Spirit of Tucson Meeting 

Tucson Two Spirit Group is a Social, support, & activity community. 
We are decolonizing & honoring two spirit traditions. We promote reclamation and integration within our Tribal Nations. 
This group is for native people of gender-diverse experience their families, friends, and allies. 2 Spirit Meetings happen every 2nd Tuesday of each month starting at 6:00 pm-8:00pm at the Tucson Indian Center on 97 E. Conress St. Suite 101

 

WINGSPAN


(520)-477-7096
Wingspan is the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community Center for Southern Arizona. Wingspan's mission is to promote the freedom, equality, safety and well-being of LGBT people. Community Space includes a free lending library, computer center, and meeting rooms. Wingspan offers an array of social and community services including (but not limited to):

EON
(520) 624-1779, ext 127
Eon works to strengthen the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and straight ally youth community by creating social opportunities, providing information and support on health issues, advocating for youth rights, and challenging society's perceptions of youth. Events and activities are free of charge and open to all youth ages 23 and under. Join the EON Youth Lounge on Facebook.
 

Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
24-Hour Crisis Lines: 624-0348 or (800) 553-9387
The Wingspan AVP's Crisis Line is available 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days-a-year. Staff and trained volunteers offer emotional and practical support to victim/survivors of violence. Support is available in both English and Spanish. All calls are confidential, and callers may remain anonymous.