Local Groups

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To have your organization or resource included in the LGBT Center’s resources directory submit a paragraph describing the organization and services or resources it provides. LGBT Center staff will review submissions for relevance. 
For information or submission, contact lgbt@case.edu.

Equality Ohio

Equality Ohio envisions an Ohio where everyone feels at home living in families and communities where equality, diversity, and inclusiveness are universally valued and where government protects all people and responds to their needs, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

GLSEN Northeast Ohio

The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network works to ensure that LGBT students are able to learn and grow in a K-12 school environment free from bullying and harassment. Contact the northeast Ohio chapter at northeastoh@chapters.glsen.org to serve LGBT youth in our region.

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland works to advance the rights, respect and diversity of the LGBT community. The LGBT Community Center seeks to create a community that celebrates the inherent worth and dignity of every person regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, and inclusive of class, race and ability. 

We work collaboratively with other LGBT and ally groups to address community needs and issues. The Center sponsors various events and programs for the LGBTQA community.

LGBT Pride Clinic at the Thomas F. McCafferty Health Center

MetroHealth's Pride Clinic at the McCafferty Health Center is the first clinic in the region and one of only 12 health centers in the country devoted to serving the health needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) - Cleveland

"A national network of Old Lesbians over age 60 working to make life better for Old Lesbians and to confront ageism in our communities and our country using education and public discourse as primary tools." The Cleveland Chapter can be reached at 216.227.1243 or judb@cox.net.


Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is an all-volunteer, non-profit self-help organization founded nationally in 1981. A local chapter began meeting in Akron in 1983, and the Cleveland chapter was founded in 1985. We are an inclusive group composed of family members, friends, and individuals who are straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender.

PFLAG Cleveland meets at 6:45 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Trinity Cathedral, Euclid Avenue and East 22nd Street.


Plexus, the area's LGBT chamber of commerce, works to unite the business community around issues such as domestic partnership benefits and workplace equality, and regularly hosts networking events throughout the Greater Cleveland area.

The Northeast Ohio affiliate of National Stonewall Democrats, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support democratic candidates who are devoted to securing fair and equal treatment for people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.