From the state house to the court house, from the halls of Congress to the halls of schools, there is much to know about LGBTQ rights and the threats to them. How to follow it all? Who is advocating for the community? Who can you contact if you want to be an advocate? Here are some resources.


San Mateo Pride Table

Political Action and Advocacy

  • The Human Rights Campaign mobilizes equality voters and advances pro-equality policy and legislation.
  • The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a plethora of information on LGBTQ issues, rights, and legislation.
  • The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) conducts legal and legislative advocacy for all LGBTQ people.
  • The California LGBTQ Health & Human Services Network is a statewide coalition of non-profit providers, community centers, and researchers advocating for state level policies and resources to advance LGBTQ+ health.
  • PFLAG National has information on pending legislation and lobbying; and may send members action alerts for pending legislation.
  • The National Center for Transgender Equality helps you take action through

In the Courts