The Rainbow Commission is compiling our resources list. In the meantime, please check the Arlington Human Rights Commission’s LGBTQIA+ Resources List. You can pass along suggested materials by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the meantime, we’re sharing some info from our wonderful neighbors at LexPride:
IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, please call or text for help!
- The Trevor Project (all LGBTQ+), 866-488-7386
- Trans Lifeline, 877-565-8860
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-8255
- DESI LGBTQ Helpline for South Asians (908-367-3374 available Fridays and Sundays 8-10pm; online form always available)
- National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network (list of hotlines, online help, organizations, and directories of therapists)
- Five Action Steps To Communicate With Someone Who Might Be Suicidal
LexPride’s list of area resources.
The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health works to make life healthier for those who are LGBT, people living with HIV/AIDS, and the larger community. They do this through research and evaluation, education and training, and public health advocacy.
If you have experienced discrimination in Arlington, you can report it to the Arlington Human Rights Commission, which focuses on eliminating prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, unlawful discrimination, threats, coercion, and intimidation on the basis of an individual’s race, ethnicity, color, religious views, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, citizenship, age, ancestry, family/marital status, sexual orientation, disability, source of income, and military status.
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