Bisexual, Gay & Lesbian

Affirmation, P.O. Box 1021, Evanston, IL

Affirmation: United Methodist is a non-profit, all-volunteer, national activist caucus of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and their family and friends, that advocates full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all areas and levels of the United Methodist Church.

105 West Adams,26th Floor, Chicago, IL
James L. Bennett, Regional Director
National Headquarters

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
The Midwest Regional Office accepts Help Desk calls at any time during business hours (M-F 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.).Lambda’s Legal Help Desk staff respond directly to those who are seeking legal information and assistance with discrimination related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status.

PFLAG Council of Northern Illinois, P.O. Box 734, Elmhurst, IL
Helpline: 630-415-0622

PFLAG promotes the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG provides an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity to create a society that respects human diversity.

The nearest PFLAG location to Evanston is Deerfield Chapter.
Chapter meetings held the second Thursday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at Congregation BJBE.

P.O. Box 164, Crystal Lake, IL

Non-profit call center supports the LGBTQ community in the Greater Chicagoland Area. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 4 pm – 8 pm.

5050 N. Broadway St. Chicago, IL

TPAN empowers people living with HIV through peer-led programming, support services, information dissemination, and advocacy and provides services to the broader community to increase HIV knowledge and sensitivity, and to reduce the risk of infection.

Hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.