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Organization, Parent Organization, Address Category   Website/ Contact Information Description 
Hair by Morgan
718 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
Beauty Salons and Barbershops At Hair By Morgan, we are committed to not only making you look good, we want to make your hair healthy and educate you about how you can have strong, healthy, and beautiful hair of your own.
Anti-Violence Program of OutFront Minnesota     
310 East 38th Street, Suite 204
Minneapolis, MN, 55409-1337
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy OutFront Minnesota's Anti-Violence Program is a broad-based effort to end violence and harassment against LGBT community members in Minnesota as well as to be a place for victim/survivors of violence to receive support, information, resources and advocacy services. We believe that everyone has the right to be safe from harm — regardless of sexual orientation.
Color CoordiNATION Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy We are Queer People of Color united to build a visible, affirming, relevant and safe community where opportunities and l
eadership are accessible. 
First Nations Collective Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy The First Nations Collective is comprised of indigenous peoples who identify as two-spirit, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender-non-conforming, queer and allies.
Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
 3405 Chicago Ave, Suite 103
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy The Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition is committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by trans and gender nonconforming people through education, resources, and advocacy. 
OutFront Minnesota
310 E 38th St # 204
Minneapolis, MN
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy OutFront Minnesota's mission is to make our state a place where LGBT Minnesotans have the freedom, power, and confidence to make the best choices for their own lives.
Project 515
1170 15th Ave SE Ste 208
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy To ensure that same-sex couples and their families have equal rights and considerations under Minnesota Law.
P.O. Box 2499
Abilene, TX, 79604
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy An organization devoted to changing the hearts and minds of religious leaders who engage in anti-homosexual campaigns.
Trans Youth Support Network (TYSN)
P.O. Box 7625
3405 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55407  
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy The Trans Youth Support Network is a partnership of youth and community members working together to support trans youth in Minnesota.  We were founded as a community response to a series of incidents of violence targeting young transwomen of color in the Fall of 2004. Today, our work continues to be shaped and directed by trans youth. 
Twin Cities Avengers Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy The Twin Cities Avengers is an all-inclusive queer direct action group committed to dismantling all forms of oppression! The Twin Cities Avengers resists systems of domination in ways that relate to the needs of constantly changing local and national queer and transgender communities.
Minnesota GLBTA Campus Alliance
2136 Ford Parkway #131
Saint Paul, MN, 55116

Development The Minnesota Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Campus Alliance is a statewide coalition of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members uniting for change on college and university campuses. We offer events, programming, and opportunities aimed at building community, developing leaders, and creating welcoming, affirming, and safe environments for GLBTA individuals.
Quorum Community Development We strive to promote economic development for businesses in the Twin Cities that are LGBT-owned or owned by allies who wish to reach out to the LGBT community.
City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC) Education Lovingly called CLCC by members, friends and allies. CLCC is well known as the premiere transgender support and social group in the Upper Midwest. City of Lakes Crossgender Community is the T in GLBTQ!
Gender Education Center Education A Minnesota non-profit corporation of differently gendered people dedicated to support, advocacy & education.We specialize in coordinating workplace gender transitions for transgender employees and managers
Minnesota Schools OUTreach Coalition
4123 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
Education MnSOC Services include education, technical assistance, legal information and newsletter: 
Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
3405 Chicago Ave, Suite 103
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Health The Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition is committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by trans and gender nonconforming people through education, resources, and advocacy. 
MTHN’s Safe Restrooms Project
3405 Chicago Ave, Suite 103
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Health We are compiling a list of gender neutral public restrooms in and around the Twin Cities.
For many transgender people, these restrooms (sometimes labelled "unisex" or "family") are the safest option.
Rainbow Health Initiative
3249 Hennepin Ave South, Suite 45
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
Health Founded in 2000, The Rainbow Health Initiative is a non-profit corporation comprised of community activists, physicians, health advocates and citizens. The mission of Rainbow Health is advancing the health and wellness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities through research, education and advocacy. 
Youth and AIDS Project
2929 4th Avenue South, Suite 203
Minneapolis, MN, 55408-2465
Health - HIV/AIDS YAP's current HIV prevention program is for 13-24 year old men who have sex with men. It includes individual risk assessment, risk reduction education counseling, peer education, referral to other needed medical, psychosocial services, and longitudinal follow-up. Clients help each other by sharing experiences, advice, and friendship.
LGBT Mental Health Providers’ Network Health - Mental Health  
LGBT Recovery Centers GLBTQA Resources to find LGBT addiction recover centers.
Northland Therapy Center
2324 University Ave W # 100  
St Paul, MN, 55114
Health - Mental Health Northland Therapy Center has been providing mental health services, including individual, couple, group and family psychotherapy, psychological assessment, consultation and supervision in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area since July 1985.
PRIDE Institute
14400 Martin Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Health - Mental Health, Addiction-Substance Abuse Treatment Founded in 1986, with over 14,000 graduates, PRIDE Institute is the nation’s first and leading provider of residential treatment programs and outpatient treatment programs devoted exclusively to treating the mental health and chemical dependency needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Fresh Fruit on KFAI
KFAI 90.3 Fm, 106.7 FM
1808 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55454 
Media Phone: (612) 341-3144  
Lavender Magazine
3715 Chicago Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Media Lavender Media, publisher of Lavender Magazine, welcomes Rainbow Health Initiative as
our nonprofit partner of the 2011 edition of the award-winning GLBT Lavender Yellow Pages Edition. For the ninth consecutive year, we have created a rich directory of information that will benefit Minnesota’s GLBT community and all its allies.
My Scene City Magazine
PO Box 80301
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
Media David Birchard,
Out for Equity            
345 Plato Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55107
Radical Faeries Magazine Media RFD is a reader written journal for gay people which focuses on country living and encourages alternative lifestyles. We foster community building and networking, explore the diverse expressions of our sexuality, care for the environment, radical faerie consciousness, nature-centered spirituality, and share experiences of our lives.
Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons
PO Box 898
Anoka, MN, 55303
Religion, Spiritual Development An organization of people who believe in the worth of every soul regardless of their sexual or gender orientation. We rejoice in life. We reject the tyranny that would have us believe that who we are—gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender—is evil or wrong.
All God’s Children Metropolitan Community Church
3100 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55407 
Religion, Spiritual Development MCC is a worldwide fellowship of Christian churches with a special outreach to the world's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities.
Beth Jacob Congretation
1179 Victoria Curve
Mendota Heights, MN, 55118
Religion, Spiritual Development We are a Conservative synagogue of more than 350 families located near St. Paul, Minnesota. We are guided by the principles of Torah (study), Avodah (meaningful worship and work), and Gemilut Chasidim (acts of loving kindness). We exist as a congregation in order to practice and further our understanding of Conservative Judaism through the celebration of Shabbat, holidays and lifecycle events, and daily practice. 
Bethany Lutheran Church
2511 E. Franklin Avenue,
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church
3901 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Clouds in Water Zen Center
308 Prince St # 120
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Dignity - Twin Cities
P.O. Box 583402
Minneapolis, MN, 55458
Religion, Spiritual Development Dignity Twin Cities is a small Christian community that provides a spiritual base for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Catholics, their families and friends.  We are also an activist organization that works to change the antiquated sexual theology of the Roman Catholic Church.
First Unitarian Society
900 Mount Curve Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Mayim Rabim
44th & York Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Mount Zion Temple
1300 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul, MN, 55105
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Peace United Methodist Church
5050 Hodgson Road
Saint Paul, MN 
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Spirit of the Lakes Church of Christ
4001 38th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
Religion, Spiritual Development Spirit of the Lakes is a community of faith; a community of love and support; a community where all people are affirmed for who they are; a community of fun and work, of laughter and tears, of comfort and challenge. We are an Open and Affirming, Just Peace, and anti-racist congregation of the United Church of Christ.
St. Joan of Arc
4537 3rd Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55419
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Twin Cities Friends Meeting
1725 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN, 55105
Religion, Spiritual Development  
University Baptist Church
1219 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Westminster Presbyterian
1200 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Religion, Spiritual Development  
Patrick’s Cabaret
3010 Minnehaha Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment  
Second Moon Coffee Shop
2225 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment (612) 343-4255 Open Weekdays 7am-11pm; Weekends 8am-11pm
The 19 Bar
19 West 15th Street 
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment  
The Gay 90s
408 Hennepin Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment  
The Saloon
830 Hennepin Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment  
The Townhouse Bar
1415 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment  
Wilde Roast Cafe
518 Hennepin Ave. E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment  
Avenues for Homeless Youth/GLBT Host Home Program 
1708 Oak Park Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN, 55411
Social Services On any night in Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and on their own. More than 10,000 young people in Minnesota experience homelessness every year.

Avenues for Homeless Youth provides emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Through such service, Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and make a positive transition into young adulthood.

Bisexual Organizing Project
PO Box 18143
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Social Services BOP is a 501(c)3 non-profit social & service organization dedicated to serving the needs of the Minnesota bisexual community and providing resources and information to the community at large. BOP is not just for people who identify as bisexual--it is home to a wide variety of people whose emotional or sexual attraction is not limited to one gender or is not dependent on gender at all. sexuality.
District 202
PO Box 8139
St. Paul, MN, 55108
Social Services District 202 continues to empower GLBTQA youth through a unique blend of programs, face-toface interaction throughout the Twin Cities, and online engagement through a secure social networking site. Creating safe spaces online and throughout the Twin Cities is the most efficient and effective use of our and the community’s resources.
Gay & Lesbian Elders Active in MN (GLEAM) 2511 E Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
Social Services Being an older Gay or Lesbian means something different to each one of us. At G.L.E.A.M., we want it to mean being active in a friendly, open social environment. A place where the promise of new friendships can bloom and old acquaintances can be renewed. A place of dignity where the warmth of our community comes to spend a Sunday afternoon.
In February, 1989, G.L.E.A.M. founders set out to make their vision of such a place a reality. They recognized that Gays and Lesbians over forty have their own concerns. G.L.E.A.M. seeks to be an important element in the expression of those concerns
Minneapolis Public Schools
425 Fifth Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Social Services  Out 4 Good promotes Kindergarten-12th Grade (K-12) student achievement throughout the Minneapolis Public School district by providing support services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) students, staff and GLBT families.
Out To Brunch
PO Box 582682
Minneapolis, MN, 55458
Social Services The purpose of Out To Brunch is to provide a safe, friendly, social network for all lesbian oriented women, regardless of race, creed, age or ability.
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, & Transgendered (PFLAG)
Box 19290
Minneapolis, MN, 55419 
Social Services PFLAG is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members in the United States. The Twin Cities Chapter is proud to serve the metro area through support of LGBT individuals. United, we can make a difference in someone’s life by moving equality forward.
1409 Willow Street, Suite 109
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Social Services PFund Foundation is a community foundation that advances social justice for LGBT communities in the Upper Midwest. It assists organizations in being successful, funds systems change work, develops leaders, inspires giving, and convenes & reports on issues of importance for our communities.
Shades of Yellow (SOY)
995 University Ave. W #215
St. Paul, MN, 55104
Social Services Shades of Yellow, also known as SOY, is a  Hmong LGBTQ nonprofit organization that works to provide support, education, advocacy, and leadership development to Hmong LGBTQ and allies. SOY is made up of a diverse group of community members, constituents, and allies. 
True Colors Bookstore
4755 Chicago Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Social Services Founded in 1970, True Colors Bookstore (formerly Amazon Bookstore Cooperative) is the oldest independent feminist bookstore in North America. Our store offers products and services that foster the strength, wisdom, beauty and diversity of women, girls, and their families.
Twin Cities Black Pride
2021 East Hennepin Ave, Suite 460
Minneapolis, MN,  55413
Social Services The mission of Twin Cities Pride is to commemorate and celebrate our diverse heritage, inspire the achievement of equality and challenge discrimination.
Transgender Commission
U of MN Campus Resource The Transgender Commission is a coalition of people from across the University and greater community working to create change and equality for people of all gender identities and expressions. Everyone is welcome! Your voice is needed!
Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies             
U of MN Campus Resource The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies houses over 30,000 items in a wide variety of media. The collection is international in scope and has materials in approximately 58 languages. It covers all time periods, from a 4,000-year-old phallic statuette from Egypt, up to current editions of GLBT periodicals.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Programs Office
U of MN Campus Resource The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally (GLBTA) Programs Office is dedicated to improving campus climate for all University of Minnesota students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors by developing and supporting more inclusive understandings of gender and sexuality. The GLBTA Programs Office seeks to bridge and build communities that create affirming and welcoming environments in which people can be their whole selves and which honor all identities and experiences.
3217 Hennepin Ave S, Suite 2
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
Youth Development Reclaim aims to increase access to mental health support so LGBT youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms.