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LGBT+ Students and Allies

Regional Resources for LGBT+ Students

Statewide Resources

  • TN Pride Chamber
    The Tennessee Pride Chamber of Commerce advances common business interests, economic growth, and equality in the workplace and society for itd LGBTQ+ member, businesses, and allies by providing educational, networking, and community building opportunities.
  • PFLAG Tennessee Chapter Directory
    See a listing of PFLAG chapters across the state of Tennessee.
  • 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 Suicide Prevention Network
    The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network is the statewide organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention, as defined by the 1999 Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide. We are a grassroots team of Tennesseans, divided into eight regions under the direction of our statewide Executive Director, working to eliminate the stigma of suicide, educate the community about the warning signs of suicide, and ultimately reduce the rate of suicide in the state of Tennessee.

Regional Specific Resources

Middle Tennessee

  • The Tennessee Vals: A Middle Tennessee Transgender Support Group
  • 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.

West Tennessee

  • OUTMemphis
    Established in 1989, OUTMemphis is the LGBTQ Center for the Midsouth and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

East Tennessee

  • Thank you for your patience, we are currently gathering more LGBT Resources located in East Tennessee. 

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 Intercultural and Diversity Affairs at 615-898-5812 or [email protected].