Local Resources (Maine)

OUT! As I Want to Be            

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Out! As I Want to Be is an organization dedicated to advocating and supporting LGBTQ youth in midcoast Maine.




Trans Youth Equality Foundation

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The Trans Youth Equality Foundation is an organization based out of Portland, Maine. The Trans Youth Equality Foundation was created to advocate for transgender youth in Maine.




Equality Maine

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Equality Maine is an organization based out of Portland, Maine. Equality Maine works to create full equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Maine by raising awareness through political action, community organizing, education, and collaboration.




Portland Outright                                                                                                                

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Portland outright is a youth guided program that provides support and services for LGBTQ and Allied youth in the Portland, Maine area.



Outright L-A                                                                                                                          

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Outright L-A is an organization located in the Auburn-Lewiston area. This organization was created to build safe spaces for youth ranging in ages 14-21 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or questioning.




GLSEN Southern Maine

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GLSEN is an organization based in Southern Maine. They provide resources for LGBTQ folks and allies.




Pride Portland

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“Pride Portland! is a celebration of Portland, Maine’s LGBTQIA — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, ally/asexual community. Our goal is to bring people together to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQA movement, remember our history and raise awareness of the work that still needs to be done. Fostering and honoring inclusivity, diversity and unity, Pride Portland! builds stronger connections amongst individuals, organizations and businesses.”




Frannie Peabody Center

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Frannie Peabody Center focuses on raising awareness about prevention of HIV/AIDS and providing resources for individuals who may have HIV/AIDS.




PFLAG Portland Maine

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“PFLAG Portland, Maine offers compassionate peer support to the parents, families and friends of, and including, LGBTQ individuals through group discussion, education, advocacy and creating connections to community resources.”





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