Community and National Resources
QC LGBTQ+ Events
For local LGBTQ+ events visit https://visitquadcities.com/events/events-calendar and sort by category!
Clock, Inc’s purpose is to provide a non-judgmental, safe, and reliable community center for LGBT+ individuals to reduce any feelings of discrimination or isolation. Offers inclusive mental health care.
It is their mission to proclaim God's inclusive love and to provide informal, lively worship.
The Project of the QC
Addresses social determinants of health in conjunction with medical & mental health services. Here to improve the health equity of the communities served. Operates in Integrated Care Teams (mental health, social work, medical services, and benefits coordination). Offers mental health provider certified by International Transgender Certification Association.
Provides support to survivors of violence. Their vision is to have a safe, healthy, and inclusive community. Offers LGBTQ+ Survivor Advocate.
Outreach Quad Cities Transgender Support
A social, educational, and support group for any and all, cross dressers, transsexuals, and other individuals who identify themselves under the transgender umbrella.
PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies.
University of Iowa LGBTQ Clinic
UI Health Care's LGBTQ Clinic serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning community.
Every member of our clinic staff has had LGBTQ-specific cultural humility training. Patients with disabilities and non-English speakers are welcome. Our clinic provides full-service health care to meet the LGBTQ health care needs
Q Chat Space
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.
Members of the LGBTQ community suffer from feelings of anxiety over discrimination and rejection among their peers and family members. High levels of stress can lead to substance abuse and mental health issues. In fact, research shows that members of the LGBTQ community suffer from higher rates of mental illness and substance abuse than other groups. Seeking help?
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center focused on improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults, their families and caregivers.
The Trevor Project
An American nonprofit organization founded in 1998 focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth. Through a toll-free telephone number, it operates The Trevor Lifeline, a confidential service that offers trained counselors.
Lavender Legal Center
Lavender provides direct representation, advocacy, and referrals, with a priority for serving those with low income and our LGTBQ youth. We strive to provide a safe space for everyone in the LGBTQ community to access legal representation and related advocacy. Lavender is here to make sure that to the extent possible, the legal system does not serve as a barrier to those in the LGBTQ community.
Human Rights Campiagn
HRC envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ+ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.
SAGE stands proudly with the LGBTQ+ pioneers across the country who’ve been fighting for decades for their right to live with dignity and respect. We are excited to work with the current administration and key staff in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco, plus our nationwide network of affiliates, to advocate for LGBTQ+ older people at the federal, state, and local levels.
Publishes content to assist communities with personal finance
Transgender Law Center- Equality Map
This map shows the overall policy tallies for each state, the District of Columbia, and the five populated U.S. territories. A state’s “policy tally” counts the number of laws and policies within the state that help drive equality for LGBTQ people.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
Committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.
National Center for Transgender Equality
Advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.
The LGBTQ Wealth Gap
LGBTQ people and communities suffer from a wealth gap: they have less earnings and wealth than their non-LGBTQ peers because of discrimination in earnings, a lack of quality information, public policies that do not address their needs, and discrimination in the marketplace for goods and services.