Community Organizations

Advocacy

Bisexual Organizing Project is committed to building the Bi, Pan, Fluid, Queer, Unlabeled and Allied communities of the Upper Midwest through hosting events engaging the bi community and hosting the national conference on bisexuality, BECAUSE.

KFAI-FM a volunteer-based community radio station that exists to broadcast information, arts and entertainment programming for an audience of diverse racial, social and economic backgrounds. By providing a voice for people ignored or misrepresented by mainstream media, KFAI increases understanding between peoples and communities, while fostering the values of democracy and social justice.

Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition is committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by trans and gender non-conforming people through education, resources, and advocacy. It provides a shot clinic, trainings, and its annual Trans Health and Wellness Conference.

Minnesota Two Spirit Society promotes cultural awareness of Two Spirit peoples in Minnesota and surrounding communities based on a foundation of intertribal traditions and values.

OutFront Minnesota aims to create a state where LGBT people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination.

PFLAG – Twin Cities is a group for parents, family, and friends of LGBT individuals promotes the health and well-being of the LGBT community.

Quorum is the Twin Cities’ GLBTA Chamber of Commerce, assisting and developing certified GLBT owned enterprises and supporting their entrance into the supply chains of forward thinking equality-minded companies.

Reconciling Works advocates for the full inclusion of LGBT Lutherans in all aspects of the life of their Church and congregations.

Shades of Yellow is the first and only Hmong LGBTQ nonprofit organization in the world that works to provide support, education, advocacy, and leadership development to Hmong/Asian Pacific Islander (HAPI) LGBTQ and allies.

Trans Youth Support Network a partnership of youth and community members working together to support trans youth in Minnesota.

Twin Cities Pride brings the greater GLBT community together to commemorate our diverse heritage, foster inclusion, educate and create awareness of issues, and celebrate achievements in equality.

Arts & Culture

20% Theatre Company is committed to supporting and vigorously promoting the work of female and transgender theatre artists in the Twin Cities, and celebrating the unique contribution of these artists to social justice and human rights.

Calliope Women’s Chorus is the second oldest feminist chorus in the United States, and its concerts aim to provide a comfortable place for the feminist and lesbian communities to gather, celebrate, and renew spirit.

Minnesota Freedom Band is a Twin Cities-based GLBTA concert, jazz, and marching band.

Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra seeks to provide diverse arts entertainment of the highest quality, resulting in increased visibility for the musical talents of the GLBT community.

One Voice Mixed Chorus is is Minnesota’s only – and the nation’s largest – LGBT and allies chorus.

Quatrefoil Library is an LGBTQ community library in Minneapolis and aims to collect, maintain, document and circulate LGBTQ materials and information in a safe and accessible space.

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus is an award-winning Chorus that has built a solid reputation for musical excellence and adventuresome programming.

Housing

Avenues for Homeless Youth’s GLBT Host Home Program offers a transformative and intimate approach to providing homeless GLBT youth with safe homes and support. All youth served by this program are homeless and queer-identified.

The BRIDGE for Runaway Youth a safe and welcoming place for youth ages 10-17 in the Twin Cities who have no one to turn to, nowhere to go.

YouthLink provides homeless young people ages 16-23 a safe and supportive refuge from life on the street.