Local & National LGBTQ+ Resources

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Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ Friendly Religious Resources

Bet Tikvah

An alternative synagogue for LGBTQ+ people and Allies.

Pride Tribe

A group within the Temple Sinai congregation that ensures inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ community.

Local Opportunities for Jewish LGBTQ+ Couples

Honeymoon Israel

An opportunity for a young, newlywed Jewish couple to travel to Israel for their honeymoon.

Jewish LGBTQ+ Aging and Human Services

Jewish Association on Aging

An organization that offers home healthcare and residential services for the elderly and their families.

American Society on Aging

Association of diverse individuals who are committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families, is also dedicated to training their members on cultural awareness, diversity, and LGBTQ+ issues.

National Resource on LGBT Aging

Technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.

Pittsburgh Community LGBTQ+ Resources

Allies Pittsburgh

Provides integrated medical care, supportive human services, and community-based education for individuals living with, or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections.

Central Outreach

A wellness center that offers PrEP and free STD testing in the Pittsburgh area.

Dreams of Hope

An arts-focused organization for queer and allied youth.

Equality Pennsylvania

Organization advancing equality and opportunity for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians.

Garden of Peace Project

A project meant to help and empower trans and black youth.

Persad Center

A human service organization whose mission is to improve the wellbeing of the LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS communities.


An organization that focuses on uniting families and allies with members of the LGBTQ+ community to advance equality.

Pittsburgh Equality Center

Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ+ Community Center.

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

A nonprofit whose mission is to end discrimination and achieve equality for transgender people.

Student Resources and LGBTQ+ Groups

Hillel JUC

Center of Jewish campus life for the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Supports LGBTQ+ causes and is a safe space for the community.

JCC Pittsburgh

Teen space in the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh.

Carlow University
Carnegie Mellon University

A club within the university that focuses on LGBTQ+ causes.
Also see cmu.edu/diversity.

Duquesne University
University of Pittsburgh

Also see diversity.pitt.edu.

Safe Spaces

National LGBTQ+ Resources

Human Rights Campaign

A National interest group that works to ensure equality for LGBTQ+ community members.

National LGBT Task Force

Advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.

Trans Lifeline

A trans-led national hotline for people who are transgender.

The Trevor Project

A national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ young people under 25.

Youth Talkline

National LGBTQ+ Hotline.


Adoption Resources and Information

Considering Adoption
Human Rights Campaign

Jewish LGBTQ+ Resources


Use this online resource to search for Rabbis, synagogues, LGBTQ+ friendly organizations, day schools, and other various Jewish and LGBTQ+ friendly environments

Use this search bar to find thousands of various Jewish and LGBTQ+ resources (articles, rituals, divrei torah/sermons, policies and more).

World Congress of GLBT Jews

Strives to be a worldwide voice for LGBTQIA+ Jews, to support, inspire, and strength local groups, to foster a sense of community among diverse individuals and organizations.

Kesher Pittsburgh

Kesher Pittsburgh is a connection point for kindred spirits who yearn for deep relationships, spiritual growth and collective liberation within a decidedly Jewish framework.


Marriage Resources and Information

Keshet Marriage Resources

A way to find a Rabbi and/or a synagogue to be married in as an LGBTQ+ couple.

compilation of resources and articles about Jewish marriage.

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Laura Cherner
Laura Cherner
Director, Community Relations Council
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