LGBTQ

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Pittsburgh

This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization is dedicated to defending and protecting our individual rights and personal freedoms. Through advocacy, education and litigation, our attorneys, advocates and volunteers work to preserve and promote civil liberties including the freedom of speech, the right to privacy, reproductive freedom, and equal treatment under the law. The ACLU stands in defense of the rights of women and minorities, workers, students, immigrants, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, and others who have seen bias and bigotry threaten the rights afforded to all of us in this country by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Website: http://www.aclupa.org/chapters/greaterpittsburgh/

Equality Pennsylvania (marriage equality)

Founded 15 years ago as the Center for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights and later growing into Equality Advocates PA, Equality Pennsylvania is the only organization in the Commonwealth advocating in Harrisburg and across the state, exclusively for the rights of LGBT Pennsylvanians.

Website: http://www.equalitypa.org/

Gay & Lesbian Community Center (GLCC) of Pittsburgh

The GLCC provides gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) individuals, their families, and supporters in Western Pennsylvania with resources and opportunities to promote visibility, understanding and equality within the LGBT communities and the community-at-large.

Website: http://www.glccpgh.org/

Global Solutions Pittsburgh

Global Solutions Pittsburgh is an independent educational organization, the local affiliate of Citizens For Global Solutions, a national organization working toward global solutions to global problems. Their organization has been educating western Pennsylvanian citizens about global interdependence for over sixty years.  Global Solutions Pittsburgh provides nonpartisan, internationally-focused education to schools and communities throughout western Pennsylvania. They strive to realize our goals by (1) Cultivating global awareness and engagement in our region through innovative educational programming and strategic partnerships; (2) Supporting global education in schools through direct student engagement, curricular support, and teacher professional development; (3) Promoting respect for human rights by educating citizens and facilitating collaboration within the regional human rights community.

Website: http://globalsolutionspgh.org/

PFLAG - Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is part of a national organization which works to promote education and advocacy, to end discrimination and secure civil rights.

Website: http://www.pflagpgh.org/

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF)

PATF is dedicated to supporting and empowering all individuals living with HIV/AIDS and preventing the spread of infection.

Website: http://www.patf.org/

Pittsburgh International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

PILGFF provides Pittsburgh area residents an opportunity to explore diverse, alternative and experimental films and videos with exclusively gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered themes.

Website: http://www.pilgff.org/