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Central Kentucky LGBT Youth Resources: Student Organizations

A resource guide for LGBTQ* youth of Central Kentucky

Student Organizations

UK Gay/Straight Alliance (UKGSA)

Description: A GLBTQA group that aims for acceptance and providing a social safe-space to discuss relevant and non-relevant topics. UKGSA meets every Thursday that school is in session at 7 pm. Meetings are open to everyone!

UK Health Occupation Professionals for Equality (UK HOPE)

Description: UK HOPE is a LGBT advocacy group for health professional students, faculty and staff of the University of Kentucky medical campus. Open to all members of the UK Healthcare community, whether gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; the only requirement is a desire to promote LGBT equality. UK.LGBTA@gmail.com

OUTLaw

Description: To provide a safe, supportive environment for LGBT students at UK Law, educate the university community about LGBT issues in the law, assist in the recruitment of talented sexual minorities to UK Law, and serve the greater community outside the university.

Delta Lambda Phi National Gay-Friendly Fraternity

1.800.587.3728

Description: The DLP Fraternity was established for gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning men in 1986. Today, the Greek life organization has over 30 chapters spread throughout the country. The chapters seek to form bonds of brotherhood within a decidedly nontraditional group, offering opportunities to lead, grow, and form lifelong friendships.

Gamma Rho Lambda Sorority

Description: Established as the first national lesbian sorority, today this Greek life organization strives to be inclusive of all members, regardless of their sexual orientation. The enduring focus is on creating a sisterhood built on truth in tolerance, knowledge through diversity, bonds of unity, and strength in trust.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)-Bluegrass Chapter

GLSEN Bluegrass

P.O. Box 11184

Lexington, KY 40574

Bluegrass@chapters.glsen.org

Description: GLSEN works to ensure safe, respectful, and healthful learning environments for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

Services: GLSEN Baltimore offers a diverse array of programming to youth including: conferences, support and workshop facilitation opportunities. GLSEN also provides trainings for school professionals, offers support for advisors and volunteering opportunities. 

Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association

Description: With an international reach, GLISA brings together international sports federations, human rights organizations, associations representing sport teams, clubs from major regions, and other stakeholders to facilitate partnerships for building bridges between sports and the LGBTQ community.

Point Foundation: The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

LA Office

5055 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 501

Los Angeles, CA 90036

NY Office

1357 Broadway, Ste 401

New York, NY 10018

Office: 323.933.1234

Toll-free: 866.33.POINT

Email: info@pointfoundation.org

Description: The Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students. Its mission is to empower “promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential… to make a significant impact on society.”