44 progressive Florida organizations that could use your help right now

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GLBT Center of Central Florida

Mission: The Center seeks to empower the local LGBT community by providing information, advocacy and help through support groups, counseling and clinical services like HIV testing.

Contact: 407-228-8272 Website: thecenterorlando.org Best way to help: PayPal donations can be made through their website.

Equality Florida

Mission: Equality Florida is the largest LGBT civil rights organization in the Sunshine State that's dedicated to achieving equal rights for all, such as passing LGBT protections in cities and counties and a statewide non-discrimination law.

Contact: 813-870-3735; [email protected] Website: eqfl.org Best way to help: Join the team or donate to the cause on their website.


Mission: Established in response to the Pulse tragedy, QLatinx creates a supportive healing space for community members directly impacted by the tragedy and elevates the Latinx voice.

Contact: [email protected] Website: qlatinx.org Best way to help: You can join their mailing list their website or just reach out to them through email.

Zebra Coalition

Mission: The Zebra Coalition helps LGBTQ youth foster a sense of hope and support as they become adults. This organization provides mental health services, housing and education opportunities.

Contact: 407-228-1446; [email protected] Website: zebrayouth.org Best way to help: You can fill out an application to volunteer on their website, where you can also donate to the cause.

Two Spirit Health Services

Mission: Two Spirit creates a place where LGBTQ can receive medical care that includes mental health care, substance abuse care and health care specific to transgender people. The employees at Two Spirit strive to understand the unique needs of LGBTQ patients.

Contact: 407-487-9868; [email protected] Website: twospirithealth.org Best way to help: Learn more about the services provided by the center on their website, where you can also donate to help their cause.

Human Rights Campaign

Mission: As the largest civil rights organization for LGBTQ Americans, HRC focuses on ending discrimination and ensuring LGBTQ people are treated equally.

Contact: Questions and comments can be forwarded to [email protected] Website: hrc.org Best way to help: You can donate to their cause on their website.

Miracle of Love

Mission: Miracle of Love provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and education in the Central Florida area.

Contact: 407-843-1760; [email protected] Website: miracleofloveinc.org Best way to help: You can donate directly to the website or you can send a check to Miracle of Love Inc. Attn: Accounting Dept., 741 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32804.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Mission: Inspired by the civil rights legend who helped lead the 1969 Stonewall uprising, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to protect transgender, intersex and other gender non-conforming people from harassment and violence.

Contact: 212-337-8550, [email protected] Website: srlp.org Best way to help: Become a member or donate through their website.

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