An example of an “ally” could be a straight cisgender* person who supports and stands up for the equality of LGBTQIAP+ people.

Please use this as a reference for San Luis Obispo County community organizations and resources for LGBTQIAP+ students:

  • AIDS Support Network SLO
  • Cal Poly Pride Center/Queer Student Union
  • Central Coast Coalition for Inclusive Schools
  • Central Coast Pride
  • Community Counseling Center
  • Cuesta Gay/Straight Alliance Club
  • Cuesta LGBTQAIP+ Student Group
  • Gala Pride Center
  • Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast (GALA)
  • Gay and Lesbian Alliance’s Q Youth Group
  • Gay Straight Alliance Network
  • PFLAG Central Coast Chapter
  • R.I.S.E.
  • SLO High School Gay/Straight Alliance Club
  • Spectrum (Poly’s GSA)
  • Stand Strong - support and resources to end domestic violence: standstrongnow.org
  • Templeton High School Gay/Straight Alliance Club
  • Transitions Mental Health Association
  • Tranz Central Coast: tranzcentralcoast.org

External LGBTQIAP+ Resources:

  • #Out4MentalHealth: californialgbthealth.org/out4mentalhealth
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): aclu.org
  • Campus Pride: campuspride.org
  • CenterLink: lgbtcenters.org
  • Children of Lesbian and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE): colage.org
  • Family Equality Council: familyequality.org
  • Gay-Straight Alliance Network: gsanetwork.org
  • GLBT National Help Center: Hotline - (800) 246-PRIDE or glbtnationalhelpcenter.org
  • GLSEN – Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network: glsen.org
  • Models of Pride Conference: modelsofpride.org
  • National Center for Transgender Equality: transequality.org
  • Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBTQIAP+ People (PFLAG): community.pflag.org
  • Safe Space LGBTQIAP+ Ally Training: thesafezoneproject.com
  • Teaching Tolerance: tolerance.org
  • The Safe Schools Coalition: safeschoolscoalition.org
  • The Trevor Lifeline: (866) 488-7386 or thetrevorproject.org
  • TransProud: transproud.com

 

* Cisgender: A person whose gender identity and expression are aligned with the gender they were assigned at birth