QTBIPOC people often experience discrimination due to their gender identity and skin color. This discrimination can also be encountered when it comes to mental and physical health care. The following directory of resources provides access to care for a variety of issues.
Some helpful organizations, resources, and communities that are working to improve the mental health care of QTBIPOC individuals include:
Some extremely helpful crisis hotlines for LGBTQ people of color include:
Youth Talkline 1-800-246-7743
Some extremely helpful organizations for LGBTQ people of color include:
This organization provides services for both treatment and prevention for individuals of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations that may be struggling with dual diagnosis substance abuse and mental illness.
As a nonprofit, they provide LBTQ+ women and non-binary people of color with services and programs that help provide education and a variety of other resources and events.
This national organization emphasizes crisis intervention and suicide prevention for all LGBTQ+ youth through extensive online resources.
In order to combat the global crisis faced by Black Trans people, The Okra Project seeks to deliver home-cooked, nutritious meals and resources to their client’s homes.
Some mental health resources for LGBTQ people of color include:
This organization works to positively impact the mental health of queer and trans people of color.
A directory that matches LGBTQs of Color with licensed psychotherapists that are also a part of the same community. They also provide support, networking, leadership development, and community-building opportunities for LGBTQs of Color in psychology, social work, and counseling.
A mental health platform that connects BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people to teletherapy services.
A directory designed to connect QPOC with services from providers who work to create unique and all-inclusive treatment plans that touch on the specific needs of each client.
Some online community resources for LGBTQ people of color include:
An online community intended to give Native American young people a safe place to congregate and speak about race, sexuality, gender, and other types of issues.
Lazarus Letcher’s blog is used as a platform to discuss race, sexuality, and he provides a QTBIPOC perspective on current affairs.
An LGBTQ community forum that is based out of Toronto, Canada, YOHOMO provides a voice to the queer communities of Toronto.
A resource guide for Native LGBTQ and Two Spirit people to find like-minded individuals and mental healthcare providers that are experienced with Native and Two Spirit issues.
A hub for discussions about LGBTQ-specific issues that covers a wide range of topics.
A mutual aid fund for women, trans, or otherwise non-binary people who live in Minnesota and are younger than 30 who have experienced hardships.
An LGBTQ blog that highlights issues of race, gender, sexuality, and wellness through a non-binary lens.
Some media resources for LGBTQ people of color include:
Hosted by Gabby Rivera, this podcast is directed toward discussing issues of race, gender, and sexuality with a focus on Latinx issues.
A podium for members of Toronto’s LGBTQ community to discuss current affairs in the city, and the world at large.
A podcast hosted by bi-racial, non-binary individuals, they discuss a wide range of issues that are specific to LGBTQ communities.
Dalia Kinsey’s podcast focuses on self-care, a healthy diet, exercise, and some ways that you can improve wellness practices to be the best version of yourself.
Some articles and publications for LGBTQ people of color include:
An article about farms run by queer BIPOC published by Teen Vogue.
An article about how non-profits have helped Black trans people throughout the COVID pandemic.
An article from Talkspace spotlights PoC doing mental health and social work within their communities.
A guide that details the experience of coming out as an LGBTQ Black person.
A tool developed by MHA and the HRC to aid the QTBIPOC community in finding culturally competent mental health treatment and practitioners.
Some videos for LGBTQ people of color include:
A video from the Human Rights Campaign.
A Ted Talk with speaker Kimberlé Crenshaw.
This is a Youtube channel that highlights LGBTQ stories and covers the experience of coming out to friends and family.
When the Chant Comes Anniversary Video
Dr. Sarika Persaud reads from ‘Poems About a Song’ and talks about her life as a Caribbean LGBTQ woman.
Some social media pages for LGBTQ people of color include:
An Instagram page for women of color who are sober, or interested in sobriety.
An alcohol-free bar in Austin, Texas that hosts events, gatherings, and a range of alcohol-free events.
An Instagram page that is for sober Black girls, by sober Black girls.
A youth-focused organization based in Canada, their Instagram page acts a a hub for all things LGBTQ+.
Based in Detroit, Michigan, this Instagram page is focused on QTBIPOC and disabled QTBIPOC issues.
Darryl DeAngelo Terrell is a visual artist and uses his skills to bring BIPOC and LGBTQ issues into the spotlight.
Minaa is a therapist and wellness coach who uses her Instagram page to promote health and wellness among QTBIPOC.
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LiveAnotherDay.org’s helpline is a private and convenient solution for individuals seeking treatment for addiction or mental illness.
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