Regional Resources for LGBT+ Students
- Brothers United Nashville
The Brothers United Network is a collective of African American Gay/SGL Men that seek to provide community empowerment and self actualization. The BU Network is the only Black Gay owned and volunteer based 501c3 Non Profit organization in the state. The network also supplies an empowerment structure for personal growth, community building and positive self actualization through the efforts of the statewide BU chapters, as well as the Young Brothers United, Sisters United and Nashville Black Pride groups.
- My House
Nashville CARES, Street Works, and Neighborhood Health are providing a one stop shop Health & Wellness Community Center for Same Gender Loving Men of Color and Gay/Bisexual Men. Support services include a drop-in & event space with free WiFi, evening programming, HIV & STI testing, prevention education, medical care, PrEP, volunteer opportunities and other integrated activities.
- Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce
The NLGBTCC serves the Greater Nashville Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender business community. The Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce advances common business interests, economic growth, and equality in the workplace and society for its LGBT members, businesses, and allies by providing educational, networking, and community building opportunities.
- Nashville Cares
Nashville CARES promotes and participates in a comprehensive and compassionate response to HIV/AIDS in Middle Tennessee. Their purpose is to educate the community for increased understanding and prevention of HIV transmission, to advocate for responsible public policy, and to provide services that improve the quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS and their families.
Established in 1989, OUTMemphis is the LGBTQ Center for the Midsouth and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.
- PFLAG Tennessee Chapter Directory
See a listing of PFLAG chapters across the state of Tennessee.
- TN Equality Project
Tennessee Equality Project is a statewide organization dedicated to promote and sustain the equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons in the State of Tennessee through the establishment of fair and equitable laws protecting these rights and the elimination of laws that would seek to counter this effort.
- TN Suicide Prevention Network
The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network is the statewide organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention, as defined by the 1999 Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide. We are a grassroots team of Tennesseans, divided into eight regions under the direction of our statewide Executive Director, working to eliminate the stigma of suicide, educate the community about the warning signs of suicide, and ultimately reduce the rate of suicide in the state of Tennessee.
- TN Trans Men
Middle Tennessee Trans-Men is a support group for all trans-men, whether transitioning, or questions about transitioning. Brothers on a journey!
- TN Transgender Support
TTS is a resource support group providing information, education, and connections to folks in Tennessee.
- Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the wellbeing of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people, for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have. This is a free helpline run by volunteers and supported by the community. You can reach the Trans Lifeline in the US by calling (877) 565-8860.
The Tennessee Vals is a non-political, educational, social, and support organization founded and designed to educate and support persons regarding transgender issues, without prejudice, regarding sexual orientation, sexual identity, or gender identity.
Links to resources and websites are provided as a service to our students, and do not constitute an endorsement of their organizations or programs. MTSU is not responsible for the content of the individual web pages found at these links.
NOTE: If you discover a problem with one one of the links on this page, please contact the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership at 615-898-5812.