ALLies is a student run organization that strives to create a safe space for LGBTQIA students. Their meetings create a “safe space,” meaning that anything discussed within meetings does not leave the confine of meetings. Students of all sexual orientations and gender expressions are welcome in an environment that encourages open discussion.

Counseling Services
Gettysburg Counseling Services creates a secure environment for students to go and seek guidance as they feel needed. All counselors are well-versed on issues facing queer students, able to help guide students through the slippery slope of navigating one’s sexual and gender identity in a nurturing environment.

Intercultural Resource Center
The Intercultural Resource Center is dedicated to helping students acclimate to the campus environment and promoting cultural diversity. The IRC provides individual attention to students, enabling them to form a support system. Additionally, the IRC empowers students through raising awareness of a myriad of cultures and providing resources.

LGBTQ Lib Guide
The LGBTQ Lib Guide, a student initiative led by Hannah Leone, to provide Gettysburg students with a database with which they can search for queer subject matter. At present, the database encompasses a wide variety of resources for Bisexual and Transgender individuals as well as general information on LGBTQ culture.

Women’s Center
After opening in 1988, it has been the mission of the Women’s Center to create a space free of sexual biases or outside pressures. The Women’s Center is geared toward educating the college community on issues pertaining to equality, striving to make the campus a welcoming place for all individuals. 


Additional Resources

The Asexuality Visibility & Education Network
The Asexuality Visibility & Education Network promotes positive resources for Asexual individuals as well as helpful resources for understanding and respecting the Asexual community. This site provides forums where individuals can respectfully discuss the subject of Asexuality and find support from across the nation, as well as educational sources.  

The Bisexual Resource Center
The Bisexual Resource Center provides assistance in finding other people who identify as bisexual as well as helpful information regarding bisexuality. Includes an “Ask Tiggy” section that enables users to ask questions or seek advice regarding bisexuality.

Center Link
Center Link is a database that enables searching for queer centers near you as well as provides helpful resources to get active in queer issues or to locate work pertaining to the LGBTQIA community. It is originally based out of Fort LauderdaleFL, but has expanded to have queer centers all across the nation.

Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
The Central Pennsylvania Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce believes that diversity is a goal that can never be considered fully achieved in the business community. CPGLCC works to support diversity and assist Central Pennsylvania’s business community in pursuit of an ideal workplace, marketplace, industry and region.

Equality Pennsylvania
Founded 15 years ago as the Center for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights and later growing into Equality Advocates PA, Equality Pennsylvania is the only organization in the Commonwealth advocating in Harrisburg and across the state, exclusively for the rights of LGBTQIA Pennsylvanians.

Glaad is a queer positive organization that provides extensive information on the queer community. Perhaps one of their most notable resources is their resources pertaining to the Transgender community, providing information on transitioning and on being a good Ally to Transgender individuals. Additionally, Glaad also hosts a plethora of resources for other individuals in the LGBTQIA community.

LGBT Community Center Coalition
The mission of the LGBT Community Center Coalition is to create common ground for the LGBTQIA community and allies in Central Pennsylvania by providing services through spiritual, educational and cultural activities that foster wholeness.

Metropolitan Community Church of the Spirit
Located in Harrisburg, MCC of the Spirit is an intentionally diverse spiritual community reaching across barriers of gender, race, sexuality, disabilities, and religious backgrounds.

PA Diversity Network
PA Diversity Network is a collection of various queer resources, ranging from information on queer literature to navigating the intricacies of being “out” with one’s family. Also provides a detailed list of doctors servicing queer individuals with an extensive section on doctors and  lawyers geared toward aiding the LGBTQIA community.

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
You have the right to live, work, learn and play free from illegal discrimination. The PA Human Relations Commission enforces Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination laws and promotes equal opportunity. We encourage diverse workplaces, schools and communities where differences are not just tolerated, but celebrated.

TransCentralPA is committed to providing education and caring support for Transgender individuals, their Significant Others, families, friends & allies. We are also actively involved in maintaining an outreach program to provide gender education to businesses, organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies.