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The inclusion of websites in our links page does not indicate endorsement by Queens Pride House
of the services or activities of groups,  organizations, or agencies. These links are provided solely
for informational purposes.
If you need further assistance, please call the Queer Links referral line Wednesday, Thursday or
Friday evenings, 5-8pm



social and support groups
education & advocacy



Health, HIV/AIDS, Anti-Violence

AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC)
Queen's largest & oldest HIV/AIDS organization. Comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs and services including medical, social/support, legal, outreach, & prevention. Also offers LGBTQ youth groups

The Hispanic AIDS Forum (HAF)
Tel. (718)803-2766 Amber Rivera
New York City's only Latino-run AIDS organization offering treatment, education and innovative prevention services to the city's Latino population. Their Queens site is located at 62-07 Woodside Avenue. Every member of the staff is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

Asian/Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS education, outreach, counseling, client service, advocacy. Free HIV testing & counseling.

Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)
HIV/AIDS/Hotline- information and referrals; financial advocacy; legal and recreational services; peer counseling and support groups; print and video materials.

Callen Lorde: Michael Callen and Audre Lorde Community Health Center 212-271-7200
Quality, affordable Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender health facility. General care, dermatology, mammography, STD screening/care, HIV related health services, counseling, community training and more. Service provided regardless of pay.

NYC Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
Counseling, advocacy and training. Peer and short term counseling for sexual assault, domestic violence, HIV related violence and other victimization.
Confidential 24 hour hotline: 212-714-1141.

SAVI Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program   (718) 736-1288
Free and confidential support services for female and male victims of rape, sexual assault, and incest, as well as their friends and families. Emergency room advocacy is available at hospitals in each borough.

Queens Hospital Center
Ryan White HIV/AIDS services, HIV/MICA program abuse (domestic violence, family violence, battering, dating violence) information in 47 languages searchable database of abuse help lines and resources in 165 countries.

Alcoholics Anonymous Intergroup of New York
Meetings for gays, straights, men/women only, HIV+ etc. Call AA. Health information for the LGBT communities on a variety of topics. LGBT friendly provider database. Links to the Healthy People 2010 document

Community, social and support groups, education & advocacy

American Veterans for Equal Rights, NY
A New York association of American armed forces veterans who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender,
Two Spirit, People of All Colors, friends and family.  This chapter of AVER, the national GLBT veterans association,  is currently in the process of forming. Parades, senior outreach, VA medical benefits advocacy.

"The Center" LGBT Community Services Center
Operates 27 programs, including cultural, recreational, political and mental health. More than 300 groups meet here.

Center Gender Identity Project
212-620-7310, ext-251
Support for transgender people, peer counseling, support groups, referral, advocacy, professional training on gender dysphoria.

Center Youth Enrichment Services (YES)
Activity based empowerment/prevention program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth aged 13 to 21.

CHEER New York
Cheer New York is a volunteer cheerleading and dance squad by and for the LGBTS community

Senior Action in a Gay Environment (SAGE)
Queens chapter (718) 726-4187
Nation's oldest and largest social service and advocacy organization dedicated to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) senior citizens

Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG)
Queens chapter (718) 271-7655
Support group for parents of gay children to help them understand and accept their child.

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of New York Project
(212) 989-0999
Peer counseling, referrals and information. Part of the Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: (888) THE-GLNH

The Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Creating safe schools for LGBT people. Resources for students, teachers, and counselors

South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association
SALGA-NYC is a social and political group for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people who trace their descent from countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tibet as well as people of South Asian descent from countries such as Guyana, Trinidad and Kenya

Asian Pacific Alliance of NY (APANY)
Social, cultural and friendship, non-profit organization for all Asians/Pacific Islanders (APIs), and their non-API friends. Providing fun activities and a safe haven for friendly interaction and support among all Asians and Pacific Islanders with alternative lifestyle, as well as their non-Asians friends.

Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)
Education, social support, advocacy, health and wellness promotion, support and discussion groups, drop-in center, HIV prevention outreach and support groups.

The Audre Lorde Project
(718) 596-0342
Center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirit, transgender, people of color community. Multi-spirited groups, dedicated to education , spiritual and mental health, works for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice through mobilization, education, and capacity-building.

Hetrick/Martin Institute
Non profit organization for LGBT youth, homeless, & runaway youth. Runs the Harvey Milk alternative high school.

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Incorporated
National non-profit legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of civil rights through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

New York Association For Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA)
NYAGRA's mission is to advocate for freedom of gender identity and expression for all.

Queens Gays and Lesbians United
Strives to unify all lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered persons in the borough of Queens, working with women and men across all cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds. Together we seek to gather, network, socialize and through education and civic action, work to overcome homophobia and other forms of discrimination.

National bisexual advocacy and education group dedicated to increasing visibility, ending oppression.

Gay Asian and Pacific Islander Men of NY

Gay and Lesbian Union at Queens College (718) 520-1866
Social and support group for LGBT students. Weekly meetings, special events, groups.

Generation Q Youth Services
A program of the Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Community Center for anyone 21 and under. Dances, movie nights, trips, social services.

Lavender and Green Alliance
Alliance of Irish/Irish-American LGBT people, based in Queens

Transgender and Intersex

New York Association For Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA)
NYAGRA's mission is to advocate for freedom of gender identity and expression for all.

Transgender Forum
THE website for all things TG/TV/TS/CD links to local and national resources, organizations, support, shopping, personals, and more.

The Intersex society of North America
Intersex Society of North America is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with atypical reproductive anatomies.

The American Boyz (AmBoyz)
An organization which aims to support people who were labeled female at birth but who feel that is not an accurate or complete description of who they are (FTMs) and their significant others, friends, families and allies (SOFFAs). Includes resources on Intersex and Transgender.

Miscellaneous / Media / Press Releases

Gay and Lesbian International News Network
something for everyone

Queer net
Large selection of queer listservs

Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY)

Lesbian and Gay Rights Immigration Task Force
Dedicated to ending immigration discrimination

Lesbian and Gay New York
Queer NYC newspaper, also publishes LGNY Latino

NY Blade
NY’s gay weekly newspaper

Ripe Magazine
Quarterly magazine for lesbian, gay, & transgender people in midlife or older

Gay Parent Magazine
Parenting magazine for LGBT current and future parents

NYC Office of the Comptroller Guide to LGBT services & resources follow the links the LGBT services document



“Respecting Queens Diversity” A Celebration, Exhibition and Workshops
Opens Saturday, June 7th at Queens Pride House
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 
“Back in the Day” a panel discussion and celebration of cross-generational LGBT pride
co-sponsored by the AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC), Queens Pride House,
the Queens Rainbow Community Center and SAGE/Queens
Thursday, June 12, 2003, 6-9 p.m.
Kew Gardens Community Center