Local Organizations and Resources
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
ACLU's Monterey County Chapter is working to protect and advance civil liberties and civil rights in Monterey County. They meet monthly here in Monterey. Visit their webpage or call their affiliate at (415) 621-2493.
The Access Support Network (ASN)
Monterey County Address:
340 Church St.
Salinas, CA 93601
Intimacy, Sexuality, and Gender Center of Monterey
Dr. Stephen L. Braveman (LMFT, DST) is the founder and director of the Intimacy, Sexuality, and Gender Center of Monterey. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist, AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) Certified Diplomat of Sex Therapy, AASECT Certified Supervisor and Certified CE Provider, Gender Specialist (Member of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health - WPATH), and Tantra/Sacred Sexuality Facilitator-Practitioner. For more info on Dr. Braveman and his center, visit his website or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To schedule an appointment, call (831) 375-7553.
494 Alvarado Street, Suite A
Pride of Monterey County is an organization dedicated to providing support to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community by providing periodic events and activities. Pride of Monterey County also posts activities that are pertinent on the Monterey Peninsula along with other current LGBTTQQIAAPF information. Check their Facebook Page or call 831-275-0720 to learn more about upcoming events.
Santa Cruz Area LGBTQ Resource Directory
The Diversity Center is dedicated to building a diverse community, promoting health and well being, and advancing social justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning individuals and their allies in Santa Cruz County.
Visit their website for more info or call at 831-425-5422
Suicide Prevention Crisis Line
831-649-8008 ,Toll Free 1-877-663-5433 or visit their website.
Community Resources: https://www.montereypeninsulapride.org/
- Pride of Monterey County (listed above)
- Triangle Speakers Website (They also have a Facebook page)
- Yahoo Group: "Gay/Lesbian Email Network for the Monterey Area" (You must join the group in order to see any information)
- The Epicenter : Seeks to empower at risk and system involved youth ages 16-24 to flourish by connecting them to community resources that provide opportunities for equity and hope in order to improve youth outcomes in Monterey County.
- Rainbow Speakers and Friends : Rainbow Speakers and Friends is a volunteer group that presents representative panels of the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex) community.
- Human Rights Campaign
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender US Peace Corps Volunteers
- National Center for Transgender Equality
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
- Point Foundation: The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund
- Reaching Out MBA
- Gender Spectrum
- The Trevor Project
- Campus Pride
- Amnesty International LGBT Rights Page
- Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA)
- Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE)
- Global Respect in Education (GRIN)
- ILGA-International Lesbian and Gay Association
- International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission