State Organizations
Gay Activist Alliance in Morris County The Gay Activist Alliance in Morris County meets every Monday evening in Morris Township. It is New Jersey’s oldest continuously run LGBTI organization
Garden State Equality Garden State Equality is New Jersey’s most active statewide activist organization with three offices in the state. It also has a charitable educational fund
Monmouth UniversityLGBT Older Adult Project Organization provides technical assistance and training opportunities and advocates for legislation to positively impact the lives of older LGBT adults.
Local Groups
Jersey City Lesbian & Gay Outreach Jersey City Lesbian and Gay Outreach, local group in Jersey City.
PFLAG – Princeton Parents,Friends of Lesbian and Gay chapter in the Princeton area
PFLAG – Philadelphia Parents,Friends of Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia chapter is one of the oldest and largest. It also serves South Jersey
PFLAG – Northern New Jersey Parents,Friends of Lesbians & Gays meets in South Orange. Call 973-267-8414 or
GLSEN Northern NJ The Northern New Jersey chapter of the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
GLSEN – Central NJ The Central New Jersey chapter of the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
GABLES of Cape May County GABLES of Cape May County holds LGBTI activist meetings and social events all year for the LGBT community in Southern New Jersey
Nationwide Groups
Task Force The National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce works to increase the political power of the LGBT community
Marriage Equality The United States chapter of Marriage Equality
Human Rights Campaign The Human Rights Campaign works towards equal rights for GLBT people
GLSEN The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network works to advocate for and improve the lives of LGBTI students in our schools
GLADD The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation works to eliminate and confront discrimination in the media based on sexual orientation or gender identity
PFAW People for the American Way advocates for the values and institutions of a diverse democracy
ADA Americans for Democratic Action
Bisexual Resource Center The Bisexual Resource Center is an international organization that provides education and support for bisexuals
American Institute of Bisexuality The American Institute of Bisexuality supports research and education about bisexuality
NJ College Groups
TCNJ’s PRISM The College of New Jersey LGBTI group
Rutgers University – New Brunswick/ Piscataway A listing of thirteen groups on the Rutgers New Brunswick/ Piscataway campus that serve the LGBTI community
Rutgers University – New Brunswick Rutgers New Brunswick’s Department of Social Justice Education and LGBT communities
Rutgers University – all campuses A listing of diversity groups at Rutgers University
Rider University – Lawrenceville Rider University’s LGBTI group Rider-FLAG
Montclair State University – Montclair Montclair State University’s LGBTI group SPECTRUMS
Monmouth University Monmouth University’s LGBTI group
Drew University Drew University’s LGBTI group Alliance
Princeton University Pride Alliance – The Pride Alliance represents the interests of undergraduate LGBT and Questioning students.
Pride Alliance at Stockton State College LGBT College group promotes equality,education, and understanding for all.
LGBT Community Centers
William Way Community Center William Way Community Center has been serving the LGBTI community in Philadelphia since 1996
Pride Center of New Jersey The Pride Center of New Jersey, 85 Raritan Ave., Suite 100, in Highland Park hosts community, support, and youth groups as well as a wide array of resources for the LGBTI community
LGBT Community Center of New York The LGBT Community Center is the biggest gay community center on the east coast
Hudson Pride Connections Center of New Jersey The Hudson Pride Connections Center of New Jersey is located at 32 Jones Street in Jersey City. Phone 201-963-4779. More than a dozen LGBT and gay friendly groups meet or have offices located there.
Newark LGBTQ Center!/pages/Newark-LGBTQ-Community-Center/122093567813793?fref=ts A place where everyone matters. Open daily. 11 Halsey St., Call 973-424-9555
Jersey Shore Q Spot Community group – for office hours contact website. Location – Jersey Shore Arts Center, 66 Main St. at Main Ave.,Suite B-20, Ocean Grove 07756
Princeton University LGBT Center Princeton University LGBT Center is located at 246 Frist Campus Center. It is for and about the LGBTIQ community and ally members of the Princeton University community. Phone 609-258-1353
Helplines and websites
College Resource information This online guide was created to help LGBT students understand how many campuses are helping to make the college experience more welcoming and supportive.
LGBT Scholarship Links and Info A helpful and comprehensive list of LGBT scholarships with links.
Trevor Helpline The Trevor Helpline is the 24-hour, 7-days a week toll-free crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTI youth
GLBT National Health Center The GLBT National Health Center has hotlines for GLBT youth and adults
 Family Resources
NJ Domestic Partnership Info Stephen J. Hyland, Esq. explains Domestic Partnership laws in New Jersey on this site
Gay Parent Magazine Gay Parent magazine features personal stories of LGBT parents and has resources for gay-friendly schools, camps, vacations, adoption and foster care agencies, and reproductive services
Family Equality Council Family Equality Council promotes equality for all families, specifically LGBTQ-headed families, but also single parents, blended families, families of color, etc.
Partners Task Force For Gay & Lesbian Couples International resources for Gay and Lesbian commited couples.
Turbo TAX filing help for same-sex couples Tax filing help for same-sex couples from TurboTAX Tax filing help for Same-sex couples
NJ Ride Against AIDS NJ Buddies provides support and education for HIV+ individuals as well as those affected by HIV. The NJ Ride Against AIDS is a major fundraiser
NJ Buddies NJ Buddies serves those in Northern New Jersey affected by HIV/AIDS.
Hyacinth AIDS Foundation Hyacinth AIDS Foundation has several locations in Northern and Central New Jersey
Gay Men’s Health Crisis Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York City
Fight AIDS At Home FightAIDS@Home is a secure program that uses wasted idle cycles on your personal computer to help with AIDS research
Hudson Pride Connections Hudson Pride Connections responds to the unmet needs of the LGBTI community as well as those of HIV+ people of any orientation or identity
NAMES Project Foundation of Northern New Jersey The AIDS Memorial Quilt, PO Box 85, Paramus, NJ Call 201-265-0600
Broadway House for Continuing Care New Jersey’s special care facility for people living with HIV/AIDS.
The Body The Body is an HIV/AIDS resource website
NYNJ AETC NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center
National AETC The AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center
NJ HIV Counseling and Testing Sites New Jersey HIV Counseling & Testing Sites by County
HIV Testing Resources National HIV Testing Resources
HIV and HIV AIDS and Hepatitis information
FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administrations site on HIV/AIDS
ATDN AIDS Treatment Data Network
AIDSinfo AIDS information from the National Institute of Health is an online U.S. Government website on AIDS
South Jersey AIDS Alliance HIV Testing and client services, 32 S Tennessee Ave, 609-345-0278
Burlington County Health Department Burlington County Health Department does daily HIV testing at their location at 15 Pioneer Blvd., Westhampton. For information call 609-265-5537.
Other sites
Bodies Like Ours Bodies Like Ours is a resource for intersex information and peer support
NJ Human Relations The New Jersey Human Relations Council under the Office of the Attorney General
Magnus Hirschfeld Centre for Human Rights The New Jersey Magnus Hirschfeld Centre for Human Rights promotes the legal rights of women, children, minority ethnic, racial, religious and linguistic groups, GLBT, and HIV-positive persons internationally
Legal services
Lambda Legal Lambda Legal
ACLU NJ The American Civil Liberties Union chapter in Newark, NJ
Transgender Law Center Civil rights organization in California that advocates for transgender communitiesthrough legal services and education.
GLBT Couples Law in New Jersey Stephen J. Hyland Esq., 212 Haddon Avenue, Suite 1, Westmont, NJ 08108, 856-854-7600
Leslie Farber Law office Leslie Farber, 33 Plymouth St., Suite 204, Montclair, 973-509-8500
Lesbian groups
Lesbian Worlds Lesbian Worlds offers support to women who question the societal norms of sexuality promotes lesbian visibility on the Internet
AALLU African/Asian/Latina Lesbians United website
Ladies 2000 Social group Ladies 2000 represents a group of women who enjoy socializing in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware area at different venues all year long.
Lesbian Worlds Lesbian Worlds offers support to women who question the societal norms of sexuality


Central Jersey Lesbian Alliance Enriching the lives of our members and exhibiting a positive lesbian community for LBTIQ women in New Jersey. Lesbian adventure group at the Jersey Shore.
Other sites
Queer Resources Directory Queer Resources Directory
QueerAmerica A service of OutProud, QueerAmerica is a collection of LGBTI resources in the United States containing listings of community centers, support organizations, PFLAG chapters, youth groups,and more
Pridenet “G-rated” resource center for the LGBTI community
Bisexually Aware Professionals A directory of bisexually aware professionals
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Contacts/listings for both LGBT patients and providers online nationwide
Pride Links An International resource of LGBT web links to sites of interest to the community.
LGBT Media
The Advocate The Advocate is a LGBTI resource filled with the latest breaking national news
PlanetOut PlanetOut is an online site for LGBTI news stories
Philadelphia Gay News The Philadelphia Gay News (PGN) concentrates on the greater Philadelphia LGBTI news is an online site for LGBTI news covers gay news stories, entertainment, and has personal ads is an online LGBTI news site
Gay City News Gay City News covers greater New York City news and events relating to the LGBTI community
Resources Resources for the parents of LGBTI youth
PFLAG Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians and Gays
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Collingswood PFLAG meets in Collingswood on the 4th Monday of each month at the Collingswood Public Library, 771 Haddon Ave from 6:30pm-9pm). email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..”>This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Phone helpline 609-202-4622.
 LGBT political
Log Cabin Republicans Log Cabin Republicans promote the Republican Party while being committed to securing equality for the LGBT community
 LGBT Gay Pride groups
Jersey Pride, Inc. Jersey Pride, Inc. produces NJ’s GLBTI pride festival in Asbury Park the first Sunday in June
Jersey Lyfe Inc Social and Pride organization for Southern New Jersey.
Religious groups
Union for Reform Judaism – Washington Township Union for Reform Judaism
The Ethical Culture Society – Teaneck The Ethical Culture Society
The Unitarian Church in Summit The Unitarian Church in Summit
Christ Church in Summit Christ Church in Summit
Congregation Beth Ahavah in Philadelphia, PA Congregation Beth Ahavah
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Paterson St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Central Unitarian Church in Paramus Central Unitarian Church
MCC Christ the Liberator in North Brunswick MCC Christ the Liberator
Unity Fellowship Church in New Brunswick Unity Fellowship Church New Brunswick
The Oasis of the Episcopal Diocese in Newark The Oasis of the Episcopal Diocese
Liberation In Truth Unity Fellowship Church in Newark Liberation In Truth Unity Fellowship Church
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Montclair Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Grace Church Van Vorst in Jersey City Grace Church Van Vorst
Temple Emanu-El in Edison Temple Emanu-El
New Jersey’s Lesbian & Gay Havurah Edison NJ’s Lesbian and Gay Aburra -New Jersey’s Lesbian and Gay Havurah
Bridge of Peace Community Church, ELCA in Camden Bridge of Peace Community Church, ELCA
First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County in Baptistown
Normandy Beach – Church of the Holy SpiritSong-NJ GLBTQI is aok! Open and affirming congregation. Meet at: Dover First Aid, 123 Second Ave., Normandy Beach, call 732-551-9382
Congregation M’kor Shalom A warm, inclusive synagogue. Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, take the next step with us! 850 Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill, 856-424-4220 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..”>
New Jersey Gay welcoming Churches Online List of Gay Friendly Churches What the Bible says about homosexuality, according to
RCFM Religious Coalition for the Freedom to Marry
FOR USA The Fellowship of Reconciliation is an interfaith group working towards peace, justice, and nonviolence for all
 LGBT Directories
Out In Jersey City This site provides news, classifieds, personal ads, travel information, blogs, and many other services for the GLBT community
Southern New JerseyRainbow Directory The online directory for gay and gay-friendly business services in Southern New Jersey. Published by GABLES of Cape May County.
LGBT Sexuality
SIECUS The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States advocates for comprehensive sex education, sexual health, and sexual rights
Sex, Etc. Sex, Etc. provides comprehensive information about sex, sexuality, and substance use from a teenager’s standpoint. The articles are written for teens by teens
Coalition for Positive Sexuality Coalition for Positive Sexuality
STD Clinics in NJ A listing of STD clinics in NJ, many of which are free
Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood is a national organization that provides pregnancy, STD, and HIV/AIDS testing confidentially. The organization also provides family planning services and reproductive healthcare
Other NJ social info
NJ Gay Life The official website for the GLBTI community in NJ
NJ Gay Film Society and Potluck Dinner Club NJ Gay Film Society and Potluck Dinner Club offers a GLBTI-themed social event and potluck dinner monthly at a different host’s home
New Jersey Leather Community New Jersey Leather Community online community information.
Ladies 2000 Ladies 2000 represents a group of women who enjoy socializing in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware area at different venues all year long.
Garden State Gay Bowling Organization GSBO is a social, mixed bowling league open to all regardless of sex, race, religion or sexual preference. We bowl every Tuesday night (except holidays)
Sand Blast Asbury Park’s Dance on the Beach every July during Road Trip weekend.
Transgender support
Interweave support group Providing education and support to individuals and families in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community of Southern NJ. Call 609-965-9400.
Gender Network Support Group
GRAANJ / Gender Rights Advocacy Association of New Jersey
GPAC Gender Public Advocacy Coalition
Renaissance Transgender Association, Inc Renaissance Transgender Association, Inc
Transgender Law Center Civil rights organization in California that advocates for transgender communities through legal services and education.
New Jersey Support Group (Transgender) New Jersey Support Group is a Transgender Support organization that meets monthly in Washington’s Crossing. Call 206-600-7860.
Womens groups
SmartWomen SmartWomen promotes the empowerment and education of women through digital -dialogue socializing, networking, and activism
NOW NJ National Organization for Women of New Jersey
Lavender Visions Lavender Visions is a resource for lesbian and bisexual women
NOW South Jersey The South Jersey, Alice Paul chapter of the National Organization for Women
womenTwoWomen Women’s events organization. email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 973-907-6059
Servicewomens Action Network Organization that helps women and women veterens in the U.S. military – including lesbian women.
 LGBT Youth
Youth Guardian Services Youth Guardian Services provides support services on the Internet to GLBT, questioning, and straight supportive youth Part of Planned Parenthood, contains sexuality and relationship information
Pink Books A site specifically geared towards books and resources for gay and lesbian teens and young people provides support, advocacy, and resources for GLBT youth
IYSL MTV’s It Your (Sex) Life
HiTOPS HiTOPS is a health resource for teens
Go Ask Alice Go Ask Alice is a resource for understanding sexuality as well as physical and emotional health
GSA Network Connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances with each other and with community resources
GLSEN The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network is a national education organization working to ensure safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity
Freetobeme Freetobeme is a resource for understanding same-gender attraction, including unwanted same-gender attraction
Cool Page for Queer Teens The Cool Page for Queer Teens
Advocates for Youth Advocates for Youth promotes positive approaches to sexual health
HMI Newark LGBTQ 12-21 year old youth services 200 Washington St., Newark. Provides after-school mental health, cultural and safe activities for LGBTQ youth 12-21 in the City of Newark 3-6:30 daily.
Tyler Clementi Foundation Raising awareness of the issues surrounding suicide prevention, acceptance of LGBT teens, and education against internet cyber bullying, P.O. Box 54, Ridgewood, NJ 07451-0054. Call 201-857-2535.
Our Youth Hudson County Youth group to educate and help prevent HIV/AIDS spread in the community. 201-920-0253
Project Keeping it Safe at Camden Area Health Education Center Project Keeping It Safe is a Youth Drop-In Center for everyone and the LGBT community specifically at the Camden Area Health Education Center (AHEC) located at 514 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102, Phone 856-963-2432 ext 205
Project Wow Youth Initiative at NJCRI 393 Central Ave., 888-688-9078
The Pride Network The Pride Network Inc., 32 Jones Street Jersey City, NJ 07306, call 516-463-6047
New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus
Institute for Personal Growth Psychotherapy and counseling in Highland Park, Jersey City, Freehold and NYC. Call 1-800-379-9220.
 LGBT Nightclubs/Bars
Asbury Park – Paradise Paradise, 101 Asbury Ave., Asbury Park, 732-988-6663
Somerset – Den Nightclub Den Nightclub, 700 Hamilton St., Somerset, 732-545-7329,
River Edge – Feather’s Nightclub 77 Kinderkamack Rd., 201-342-6410
Asbury Park – Georgies Bar 812 5th Ave., 732-988-1220
Asbury Park – Cameo Bar 1213 Main St., (between 4th & 5th Avenues) Asbury Park, 732-775-6666
Linden – Duval Bar and Lounge 9 Cedar Ave., Linden, NJ 07036 Open daily Wed – Sun. Join us for our amazing drink specials!
Jersey City – Pint Bar 34 Wayne St., 201-367-1222


Atlantic City – Rainbow Room Complex 55 S Bellevue Ave.,
Hammonton – Club Revolution  19 N. Egg Harbor Rd., 609-561-2525
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Flemington – Hunterdon County Public Library 314 State Route 12, Bldg. #3, Flemington, 908-788-1444
Boonton – Bobby’s News & Gifts 521 Main St., 973-794-4470
Oradell – NJ Buddies Case Management office 343 Kinderkamack Rd., Call 201-696-6009
Asbury Park – Shelter Home 704 Cookman Ave., 732-774-7790
Delaware, Rehoboth, Camp Rehoboth Delaware, Rehoboth, Camp Rehoboth, 39 Baltimore Ave., 302-227-5620
Philadelphia, PA, Venture Inn Bar and Restaurant 255 S. Camac St., 215-545-8731
Philadelphia, PA, U Bar 1220 Locust St., 215-546-6660
Philadelphia, PA, Not Just Ice Cream 1119 Locust St.
Haddonfield – Public Library 60 Haddon Avenue, 856-429-1304
Philadelphia, PA, Giovanni’s Room Bookstore 345 12th Street, 215-923-2960
Philadelphia – Bike Stop Bar, 206 S. Quince St., 215-627-1662
Philadelphia , PA, 12th Street Gym 204 S. 12th St., 215-985-4092
New Hope, PA, Le Chateau Exotique 27 Mechanic St., 215-862-3810
New York, NY, Lesbian & Gay Community Center 208 W. 13th. St., 212-620-7310
Wayne – William Paterson University Women’s Center 300 Pompton Rd.
Somerset – The Den Nightclub 700 Hamilton St., 732-545-7329
River Edge – Feather’s Nightclub 77 Kinderkamack Rd., 201-342-6410
Ridgewood – Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 3rd. Tuesdays, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Asbury Park – Georgies Tavern 812 5th Ave., 732-988-1220
Princeton – Princeton University LGBT Center Frist Hall, Princeton University
Newark – Project Wow Youth HIV prevention 393 Central Ave., 888-688-9078
Newark – African-American Office on G&L Concerns


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