Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender

60th Percentile Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAD)
E-Mail: feedback form
5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-933-2240
Fax: 323-933-2241
"The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation." (http://www.glaad.org/ --> About GLAAD)
60th Percentile Gay Men's Health Crisis
The Tisch Building
119 W 24 St.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-367-1000
"Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS. Our mission is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority. In fulfilling this mission, we will remain true to our heritage by fighting homophobia and affirming the individual dignity of all gay men and lesbians." (http://www.gmhc.org/about.html)
10th Percentile
Human Rights Campaign
E-Mail: hrc@hrc.org
1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036-3278
Phone: 202-628-4160
Fax: 202-347-5323
TTY: 202-216-1572
"As America's largest gay and lesbian organization, the Human Rights Campaign provides a national voice on gay and lesbian issues...HRC is a bipartisan organization that works to advance equality based on sexual orientation and gender expression and identity, to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community." (http://www.hrc.org/about/mission.asp)
30th Percentile Log Cabin Republicans
E-Mail: communications@logcabin.org 1607 17th St N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-347-5306
Fax: 202-347-5224
"We stand for the proposition that all of us are created equal-worthy of the same rights to freedom, liberty, and equality. The mission of the Log Cabin Republicans is to work within the Republican Party to advocate equal rights for all Americans, including gays and lesbians. Log Cabin's mission derives from our firm belief in the principles of limited government, individual liberty, individual responsibility, free markets and a strong national defense. We emphasize that these principles and the moral values on which they stand are consistent with the pursuit of equal treatment under the law for gay and lesbian Americans." (http://www.logcabin.org/logcabin/mission.html)
60th Percentile
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
E-Mail: ngltf@ngltf.org
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-393-5177
Fax: 202-393-2241
TTY: 202-393-2284
"NGLTF is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, with the vision and commitment to building a powerful political movement." (http://www.ngltf.org/about/work.htm)
30th Percentile Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
E-Mail: info@pflag.org
1726 M St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-8180
Fax: 202-467-8194
"PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity." (http://www.pflag.org/about/mission.html)
  Servicemembers Legal Defense Network
E-Mail: sldn@sldn.org
PO Box 65301
Washington, DC 20035-5301
Phone: 202-328-3244
Fax: 202-797-1635
"Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) is a national, non-profit legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to ending discrimination against and harassment of military personnel affected by "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and related forms of intolerance." (http://www.sldn.org --> About SLDN)