LGBTQ+ Resources & Information


Local LGBTQ+ Organizations

🏳️‍🌈 Pajaro Valley Pride

🏳️‍🌈 Santa Cruz Pride

🏳️‍🌈 Conexiones of Santa Cruz County (program of the Diversity Center)

🏳️‍🌈 Diversity Center - We are helping people to connect with one another in the LGBTQ+ community, and to get help with emotional support, mental health issues, groceries, food delivery, exercise, and fun discussion groups.

🏳️‍🌈 Lionel Cantú Queer Center of the University of Santa Cruz

🏳️‍🌈 Our Gente is a multi-faceted project that includes community and agency trainings, monthly support groups for youth ages 16-24, and community events all steered by the Queer & Trans Youth Collective. Our Gente offers a safer space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer & questioning, intersex and asexual youth living in Monterey County.

🏳️‍🌈 Queer Youth Leadership Awards

🏳️‍🌈 Queer Youth Task Force of Santa Cruz CountyA vibrant community where every youth thrives in their expression of actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity.

🏳️‍🌈 Queer Youth Updates Newsletter a great way to stay in touch with the community virtually 

🏳️‍⚧️ Trans* support groups listed by the Diversity Center

🏳️‍⚧️ Trans Teen Project Supporting transgender youth through personal self-expression, social networking, and community-wide education

🏳️‍🌈 University of California LGBTQI Association

Articles & Information

Articles from Black Youth Project on Gender & Sexuality