Local & Statewide Resources

Alliance for LGBTQ Equality at UAB
The Alliance is an employee-resource group at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the UAB Health System, and the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation. It exists to provide advocacy, support, and networking for faculty and staff members of UAB's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allies (LGBTA) community. Membership is open to all such employees and retirees.

Equality Alabama
Equality Alabama works on state and local levels to secure and defend the rights and welfare of LGBTQ people in Alabama, provides information to the community about important issues and connects individuals to useful resources in their area, including a List of Welcoming Places of Worship in Alabama.

PFLAG of Birmingham
Contact information for the local chapter of PFLAG, the nation's largest family and LGBTQ ally organization.

Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama
The official state branch of the national ALGBTIC organization is an official division of the Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA). ALGBTICAL offers an extensive list of resources, including a list of national organizations and resources, as well as a listing of local LGBT friendly religious groups and churches.

UAB Medicine LGBT Diversity Resources
For additional assistance online, visit the collection of online LGBTQ resources provided by UAB School of Medicine.


National Resources

PFLAG – Parents, Families, Friends and Allies
Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to support, education and advocacy.

Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling
ALGBTIC, a division of the American Counseling Association, educates counselors to the unique needs of client identity development in a non-threatening counseling environment by aiding in the reduction of stereotypical thinking, transprejudice and homoprejudice.ALGBTIC offers an extensive reference list of resources for LGBT individuals and allies.

Family Equality Council works to change attitudes and policies to ensure all families are respected, loved, and celebrated - especially families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.