Links and Resources

On this page we will provide links to information about LGBT organizations, related topics, or sources that simply provide entertainment.

Tucson GLBT Organizations

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Arizona GLBT Organizations

National GLBT Organizations

This list was compiled by Eon “Lounge” Youth Center, Tucson’s drop-in space and empowerment program for LGBTQI and straight-ally youth, ages 23 and under.  For information about Eon, call 620-6245, or check out our website: www.EonYouth.org.  Eon is operated collaboratively by Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation and Pima County Health Department.

Hot Lines

  • The Trevor Helpline – 1-800-850-8078 (24 hours – 7 days): suicide hotline for LGBT youth
  • LYRIC’s Youth Talkline – 1-800-96YOUTH (for queer youth) — Open: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. (est). Tuesday, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. (est).
  • Gay and Lesbian National Hotline – 1-888-843-4564  /  Open: Monday-Friday, 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. (est)
  • Wingspan’s Anti-Violence Project – 24-hour hotline (bias violence & harassment as well as domestic violence in queer relationships) – (520) 624-0348 / 1-800-553-9387
  • National Abortion Federation Hotline – 1-800-772-9100 – Info on local providers (and which are cheapest) and local funding to help in emergency.  http://www.prochoice.org/
    National STD/HIV Hotline> – 1-800-227-8922, Open 24-hours.
  • The Nine Line – information & support for homeless or runaway youth.  Also, crisis-counseling for any youth that calls.  24-7, call 1-800-999-9999.

Queer Stuff

Health/Sex-ed

Trans Stuff

– Gender Education and Advocacy (news, info, and resources)

Intersex Stuff

Español

Creo que tal vez sea lesbiana, ¿y ahora qué hago?  —http://www.youthresource.com/our_lives/coming_out/brochures/lesbianespanol.cfm

Creo que tal vez sea gay, ¿y ahora qué hago? —www.youthresource.com/our_lives/coming_out/brochures/gayespanol.cfm

http://www.poz.com/ — informacion por la vida con VIH

http://www.gsanetwork.org/resources/recursos.html — Que es, y como comenzar, una GSA en su escuela

Grrrl Stuff

Activism / Community & Social Justice

Local resources : Tucson, AZ

Testing & Health Resources

  • Planned Parenthood of Southern Arizona — STI testing, family planning, sexual health info.  Call 884-5562
  • Theresa Lee Health Center – STI clinic, HIV testing, as well as family planning.  Call for clinic hours or for appt. — 791-7676
  • Kino Teen Center – teen health clinic, job skills, and violence prevention.  740-4600
  • Tucson Women’s Clinic – 1-866-653-6221 (toll free) or 321-4345 – Suite #35 Medical Plaza on Tucson Blvd (between Grant + Speedway) – services include abortion providers
  • Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) – HIV testing (by appt.) and prevention programs, as well as services for HIV+ people — 1-800-771-9054 (toll free)  or 628-7223
  • SACASA  (Center Against Sexual Assault) — 24-hour crisis line: 1-800-400-1001 or 327-7273  (business line: 327-1171)
  • Wingspan AVP (domestic violence and bias crimes—support, advocacy, and reporting) 624-0348 /1-800-553-9387 or go in person: 300 E 6th St. (just off 4th Ave), Tucson AZ
  • Brewster Center (domestic violence shelter) 24-hour crisis line: 622-6347
  • SAMHC (mental health crisis services) – call their 24-7 crisis-line: 622-6000
  • La Frontera – counseling and mental health services — 884-9920

Community Resources – Queer Stuff

  • Wingspan – Tucson’s LGBT Community Center (lending library, cyber-center, information & referral services, community events) 300 E 6th St —  624-1779 or www.wingspan.org
  • Eon “Lounge” Youth Center — drop-in center and empowerment program for LGBTQ youth 23 and under.  620-6245 or staff@eonyouth.org or www.eonyouth.org.
  • Tucson Indian CenterNative LGBTQ Youth group – For information, call 884-7131 x25.
  • PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) – meets the first Wednesday of each month. Seewww.pflagtucson.org or call 360-3795 for more information.
  • GLSEN – Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (educators working for equality in the education system; also support Gay Straight Alliances in schools) – 743-4800
  • SAGA – Southern Arizona Gender Alliance – support group and advocates for the trans community, meets monthly. www.sagatucson.org or 867-0083.
  • U of A – Pride Alliance (the university’s LGBT Resource Center) 621-7585
  • Gay-Straight Alliances – At least 19 Tucson high schools have gay-straight alliances.  Call Eon Youth Lounge to find out which schools, and who to contact! 620-6245.

Living Resources

(also feel free to call 620-6245or come into Eon to talk to our Homeless Youth Advocate)

  • Our Town – runs a  youth shelter, transitional living apartments, services for youth on the street, and family counseling/preservation – call their 24-hour youth help-line: 323-1706 /    1-800-537-8696.
  • Open Inn – temporary shelter and longer-term transitional living programs.  630 E 9th St. — 670-9040
  • Youth On Their Own  — http://www.yoto.org – Program supports young people (8-22) while they are in school. Living stipend, food + clothing, alternative housing.  293-1136
  • Primavera Services – services for people 18 and up experiencing homelessness, including hygiene necessities, job training, affordable housing – call 623-5111 for info.  Programs include shelter for men, call 623-4300.
  • Information & Referral – Info about finding help in Tucson, M-F 8-5 call 881-1794.  Or call 24-hour help-on-call crisis line: 323-9373.

Community Resources – Religious/Spiritual

  • MCC Water of Life Metropolitan Church – Rev. Joyce Cook,3269 N. Mountain – 292-9151
  • Cornerstone Fellowship – 2902 N Geronimo Ave —  622-4626
  • St. Phillips in the Hills Episcopal Church – 4440 N Campbell – 299-6421
  • Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church – 1436 N Campbell – includes Grace Group (support group) and Tucson Catholic Gay & Lesbian Family Ministry – call 293-6624 or 325-0892.
  • Lutherans Concerned — chapter for gay/lesbian Lutherans, meets at Santa Cruz Lutheran Church, 6809 S Cardinal Ave.  www.lctucson.org
  • Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN) – 492 N Alvernon – 299-6647