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Phoenix Metro Area LGBT Community Resources

Pick an category to get all the resources the community provides:

   

ADOPTION/FOSTER CARE

Arizonas Children AssociationArizona’s Children Association

602-234-3733
800-944-7611
www.ArizonasChildren.org

Build your family and change the fate of Arizona’s children by providing a safe, stable home.

12/15

609403Devereux Arizona

2320 W. Peoria Ave., Ste. C111
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(602) 283-7104
www.DevereuxArizona.org

Become one of our parents who provide a loving home for children in need.

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ADVOCACY

1N10

P.O. Box 33367
Phoenix, AZ 85067
(602) 475-7456
www.1N10.org

A source and a support organization for the LGBTQ youth and people of all ages in the Valley of the Sun.

 

Arizona Men of Leather

www.ArizonaMenOfLeather.org

A male-identified Leathermen’s social group consisting of individuals who seek or live the Leather/SMF/Fetish lifestyle.

 

479334_10151513425785565_1224617268_oArizona State University LGBTQ Coalition

1290 ASU Memorial Union Building
Room 340
Tempe, AZ 85281
www.Facebook.com

The LGBTQA Coalition at ASU is home to the many lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer organizations and their allies that impact the ASU community.

 

Aunt Rita’s Foundation

2700 N. 3rd St., Ste. 2012
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 882-8675
www.AuntRitas.org

Helping to support Phoenix area AIDS service organizations.

 

Acredited CollegesCollege Guide for LGBT Students

www.AccreditedColleges.com

 

CMACrystal Meth Anonymous

P.O. Box 38243
Phoenix, AZ 85069
602-235-0955
www.CMAAZ.org

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth.

 

Equality Arizona

P.O. Box 25044
Phoenix, AZ 85002
(602) 650-0900
www.EqualityArizona.org

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Phoenix

P.O. Box 2386
Phoenix, AZ 85002
(602) 705-9780
www.GLSENPhoenix.org

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

 

Grand Canyon Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

1928 E. Highland Ave., Ste. F104-614
Phoenix, AZ 85016
www.AZSisters.org

We are an Order of 21st century nuns dedicated to the promulgation of universal joy and the expiation of  stigmatic guilt. Our ministry is one of public manifestation and habitual perpetration. No more guilt!

Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

3819 N. 3rd Street, Ste. E6
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 266-5055
www.GPGLCC.org

The Greater Phoenix Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce promotes business development to increase economic opportunities for our members.

 

GPULGreater Phoenix Urban League

1402 S. 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-254-5611
www.gphxul.org

The Greater Phoenix Urban League equips the disadvantaged to achieve economic and social equality through programs in child development, education, job readiness, housing, and small business support.

12/15

HEROH.E.R.O. (Human & Equal Rights Organizers)

Melanie Puskar-Blakely
15857 W. Apache St.
Goodyear, AZ 85338
www.herophoenix.org
623-225-8482
www.HEROPhoenix.com

Securing equal rights through service, action, visibility and educational programs, including Annual Equality Walk and LGBTQ101.

 

Imperial Court of Arizona

P.O. Box 36834
Phoenix, AZ 85067
www.ImperialCourtAZ.org

The Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona is a not-for-profit organization striving to unite the LGBT and heterosexual communities through charitable fundraising events to meet the needs of all.

 

lambda_logoLambda Phoenix Center

2622 N. 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
www.Facebook.com
www.PhxLambda.org

Offering Hope to the LGBTQ Community.

 

Mulligan's ManorMulligan’s Manor Group Home

3039 W. Peoria Ave., Ste. C210-170
Phoenix, AZ 85029
480-830-8727
www.MulligansManor.com

A family-oriented, LGBTQ-friendly community that nurtures and empowers youth to reach their full potential, as well as provides tools for a safe and healthy life.

NativeOut

www.NativeOut.com

A grassroots Native American LGBT and Two-Spirit group in Phoenix.

 

Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Phoenix

2942 N. 24th St., Ste. 114-310
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 843-1404
www.PFLAGPhoenix.org

Support, Education, Advocacy, and Local community information.

 

PHX Pride LGBT CenterPhoenix Pride LGBT Center

801 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-712-0111
www.PhoenixPrideLGBTCenter.org

The LGBT Community Center serving the greater Phoenix area.

 

Ronald McDonald House of Phoenix

Ronald McDonald House Charities, Phoenix

501 E. Roanoke Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-264-2654
www.RMHCPhoenix.com

Ronald McDonald House Charities is a welcoming home away from home for families with children facing medical challenges, providing an atmosphere of comfort, hope & courage.

 

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS

1101 N. Central Ave, Ste 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 307-5330
www.SWHIV.org

Prevention – Wellness – Research

 

The Trevor Project

Teen Suicide Hotline
(866) 4-U-Trevor
(866) 488-7386
www.TheTrevorProject.org

The Trevor Project is a national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth.

 

Why Marriage Matters ArizonaWhy Marriage Matters Arizona

Jeremy Zegas
P.O. Box 17467
Phoenix, AZ 85011
360-823-8477
www.WhyMarriageMattersArizona.com

Why Marriage Matters Arizona is the broad coalition working to build public support for marriage equality.

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CHURCHES & RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

BMUCCBlack Mountain United Church of Christ

30600 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
480-575-1801
www.BMUCC.com

Located in beautiful North Scottsdale, we are an Open and Affirming church where all are welcome.

12/14

CasadeCristoCasa De Cristo Church and Apostolic Center

1029 E. Turney Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 265-2831
www.CasaDeCristo.org

We believe that God has called us to empower all who come to Casa to improve their lives and to equip them to learn the word of God and to serve in the kingdom of God.

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pcusad2Celebration of Life Presbyterian Church

2530 S. Alma School Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 838-8550
www.Celebration-of-Life.org

Standing on the side of love as an inclusive church for all God’s children. We will celebrate our diversity in worship.

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CommunityChurchofHopeCommunity Church of Hope

4121 N. 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 234-2180
www.CommunityChurchofHope.com

Join Phoenix’s largest independent LGBT Church for services.

 

dhc-signDesert Heritage Church

1020 N. Horne Street
Mesa, AZ 85203
(480) 969-5631
www.dhcmesa.com

Where all God’s Children are welcome!

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first congregational ucc c..First Congregational Church UCC

Shawna Arnold
1407 N. 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-258-6891
www.PhoenixUCC.org

We believe in your marriage & so does God! Our downtown location, caring pastor & a meaningful ceremony will celebrate your love!

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Foothills Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

3951 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85383
(623) 516-9192
www.FoothillsDisciples.com

A progressive congregation in the North Valley. We embody the good news in Spirit, Service and Community.

12/14

1014219_10151770026191773_537414605_nMetropolitan Community Church Phoenix

555 W. Glendale Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 864-6404
www.MCCPHX.org

Transforming ourselves as we transform the world.

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RebelDivineRebel & Divine UCC

Rev. Jeffrey Dirrim
917 E. Sheridan St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
602-888-3711
Office@RebelDivineUCC.org
www.RebelDivineUCC.org

We are a diverse group of people, old and young, gay and straight, parents and singles, believers and non-believers……
No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.

 

 

 

 

 

CONVENTION & VISITOR BUREAUS

Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lorraine Pino
5800 W. Glenn Dr., #140
Glendale, AZ 85301
623-930-4500
www.VisitGlendale.com

Enjoy shopping, dining, sports, festivals, music and entertainment year-round. We welcome you to discover Glendale!

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Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visitor Information Center
125 N. 2nd Street, Ste. 120
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(877) CALL-PHX
www.VisitPhoenix.com

Welcom to Phoenix! Relax by the pool or at the spa, then hit a local hot spot.

 

Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visiter Center
4343 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 170
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 421-1004
www.GLBTScottsdale.com

Scottsdale invites the GLBT traveler to experience the warm hospitality of a vibrant and sophisticated city.

 

Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau

51 W. 3rd St. Ste. 105
Tempe, AZ 85281
(800) 283-6734
www.VibrantTempe.com

Sunny Tempe is a fun and welcoming destination in the heart of the Phoenix Meteropolitan area.

 

ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS

Arizona Gay Rodeo Association

P.O. Box 40465
Phoenix, AZ 85067
(602) 265-8166
www.AGRA-Phx.com

They hoste the Annual Road Runner Regional Rodeo every February and other events throughout the year.

 

Desperado Film Festival

Paradise Valley Community College
(480) 442-1825
www.desperadofilmfestival.com

The Desperado Film Festival showcases LGBT Films. Proceeds from this event funds the PVCC.

 

Desert Overture

Scott Helms
Artistic Director
(480) 818-3871
www.DesertOverture.com

Desert Overture is a community concert band comprised of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) musicians and their allies.

 

Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus

P.O. Box 16462
Phoenix, AZ 85011
602-228-5587
www.PhoenixMensChorus.org

Our mission is to unite, inspire, educate & entertain as a voice of the LGBTQ community.

 

558637_10151843771994675_1285827472_nPhoenix Womens Chorus

P.O. Box 34464
Phoenix, AZ 85067
(602) 487-1940
www.PhoenixWomensChorus.org

Founded in 1993, Phoenix Women’s Chorus-formerly Arizona Women in Tune, is a jewel of the LGBT performing arts offerings in the Valley of the Sun.

 

Phoenix Pride, Inc.

P.O. Box 16847
Phoenix, AZ 85002
(602) 27PRIDE
www.PhoenixPride.org

Pride is the coordinator for the the annual LGBT festival and parade in Phoenix.

 

Rainbows Festival

P.O. Box 16847
Phoenix, AZ 85002
(602) 27PRIDE
www.PhoenixPride.org

The annual Rainbows Festival is an exciting street fair in downtown Phoenix in October.

 

Voices of the Desert

Keith Clark Artistic Director
(480) 331-1277
www.VoicesOfTheDesert.org

To serve as goodwill ambassadors for the LGBT Community through music.

 

LGBT POLICE LIAISON

PPDPhoenix Police Department

Community Relations Bureau
Det. Julie Smith
602-819-9134
julie.smith@phoenix.gov

To provide a safe and confidential contact for the LGBTQ community with the Phoenix Police Department.

 

PET ADOPTIONS

One Dog At A TimeOne Dog at A Time Rescue

1441 E. McDowell
Phoenix, AZ 85006
www.Facebook.com

One Dog At a Time is dedicated to finding the perfect home for each of our dogs by focusing on them one at a time.

 

SPORTS & RECREATION

BOWLING

pugba_logoPhoenix Unified Gay Bowling Alliance (PUGBA)

Bowling alleys Valley Wide
www.GayBowlingPhoenix.com

With 9 Phoenix Unified Gay Bowling Alliance (PUGBA) leagues throughout the Valley, there’s an opportunity to hit the lanes almost every night of the week.  No experience is necessary… we have bowlers of every experience level.

 

DARTS

Gay & Lesbian Association of Darts (GLAD)

Phoenix Metropolitan Area
www.GLADPhxAZ.org

The Gay and Lesbian Association of Darts (GLAD) is the only Phoenix area gay and Lesbian dart league that gives back to the community.

 

FLAG FOOTBALL

Phoenix Hellraisers Flag Football League

Colter Park
(602) 284-9207
www.PhoenixFlagFootball.com

 

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

DesertAdventuresDesert Adventures

P.O. Box 2008
Phoenix, AZ 85001
www.DesertAdventures.org

Out of the Bars and Under the Stars.

 

RUGBY

PhoenixStormPhoenix Storm

Longview Elementary School
www.PhoenixStorm.org

 

RUNNING

azfr_banner_logoAZFrontrunners

www.AZFrontrunners.com

Arizona Frontrunners is dedicated to promoting physical fitness for all people at all fitness levels. Our group is comprised of first-time walking participants through seasoned marathon runners.

 

phxfrPhoenix Frontrunners

1 E. Lexington Ave., Ste. 910
Phoenix, AZ 85012
602-464-4719
www.PhxFr.org

Our mission is to support our community in health and education by promoting the adoption of a healthy lifestyle through running and walking.

 

SOFTBALL

Cactus Cities Softball League

Caesar Chavez Park
www.CactusCities.com

 

SWIMMING

The Phoenix Sunfish

Locations throughout the Valley

www.phoenixsunfish.org/index.php

VOLLEYBALL – INDOOR

Desert Volleyball Alliance

Kingdon Courts
www.DesertValleyAlliance.org

 

VOLLEYBALL – SAND

Arizona Gay Volleyball Association

Indian Steele Park & Radisson City Center
www.AZGV.org