Regional Resources for LGBT+ Students
- Brothers United Nashville
The Brothers United Network is a collective of African American Gay/SGL Men that seek to provide community empowerment and self actualization. The BU Network is the only Black Gay owned and volunteer based 501c3 Non Profit organization in the state. The network also supplies an empowerment structure for personal growth, community building and positive self actualization through the efforts of the statewide BU chapters, as well as the Young Brothers United, Sisters United and Nashville Black Pride groups.
- Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce
The NLGBTCC serves the Greater Nashville Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender business community. The Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce advances common business interests, economic growth, and equality in the workplace and society for its LGBT members, businesses, and allies by providing educational, networking, and community building opportunities.
- Nashville Cares
Nashville CARES promotes and participates in a comprehensive and compassionate response to HIV/AIDS in Middle Tennessee. Their purpose is to educate the community for increased understanding and prevention of HIV transmission, to advocate for responsible public policy, and to provide services that improve the quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS and their families.
OutCentral is Greater Nashville's LGBT Center, located at 1709 Church Street. OutCentral's mission is to connect, educate, empower, and build a positive, energy-filled space for greater Nashville's diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
- Project Uno
Project UNO is a program in the Nashville area that focuses on empowerment, outreach, and education surrounding issues concerning African American Men who sleep with men (the AAMSM community). They provide case management, counseling, testing, pre and post HIV/A&D treatment care, and empowerment groups.
- TN Equality Project
Tennessee Equality Project is a statewide organization dedicated to promote and sustain the equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons in the State of Tennessee through the establishment of fair and equitable laws protecting these rights and the elimination of laws that would seek to counter this effort.
- TN Trans Men
Middle Tennessee Trans-Men is a support group for all trans-men, whether transitioning, or questions about transitioning. Brothers on a journey!
- TN Transgender Political Coalition
The Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition is an organization designed to educate and advocate on behalf of transgender related legislation at the Federal, State, and local levels.
- TN Transgender Support
TTS is a resource support group providing information, education, and connections to folks in Tennessee.
The Tennessee Vals is a non-political, educational, social, and support organization founded and designed to educate and support persons regarding transgender issues, without prejudice, regarding sexual orientation, sexual identity, or gender identity.
Links to resources and websites are provided as a service to our students, and do not constitute an endorsement of their organizations or programs. MTSU is not responsible for the content of the individual web pages found at these links.
NOTE: If you discover a problem with one one of the links on this page, please contact the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership at 615-898-5812.