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Information and Resources for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered people in the Tulsa area.


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Open Arms Youth Project, Inc. (OYP)
2015 B S. Lakewood Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74112
Creates a safe space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth ages 14-21. A peer-based community that empowers youth to end isolation, create a progressive youth voice, and increase well-being and self-esteem. Sponsors an annual prom and helps youth in the coming out process.

Youth Services of Tulsa County, Inc. (YST)
311 S. Madison
Tulsa, OK 74120
(plus numerous satellite offices throughout Tulsa County)
Dedicated to providing services to adolescents, YST offers a wide variety of innovative programs and services to meet the diverse needs of youth in a strength-based, asset-building model. Maintains the SafePlace program, Adolescent Emergency Shelter, Transitional Living Program, Youth Court, Coffee House and more programs. Offers LGBTQ Support Group for ages 13-20 to foster healthy choices, alliance building and peer community support. Also offers Out and About, which focuses on healthy community activities for LGBTQ youth, heterosexuals and allies.

United Campus Ministry Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Trans-gendered Alliance
2839 E. Fifth St.
Tulsa, OK 74104
Fosters a benevolent and inclusive environment on the University of Tulsa campus.

Colage is a national organization of people with LGBTQ parents.

The Trevor Project, National LGBT Youth Suicide Intervention Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

It Gets Better, videos to inspire LGBT youth.  U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services resource for parents, teachers, and kids.

Project Rainbow List, American Library Association's award for LGBT Young Adult titles.

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Information and Advocacy

Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
P.O. Box 52800
Tulsa, OK  74152
PFLAG is a support, advocacy and educational group for anyone in the LGBTQ community, especially family and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons. Seeks to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and the needs of LGBTQ individuals. PFLAG 101 is the first introductory meeting for most people to share and learn more.

Oklahomans for Equality (OkEq)
Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
621 E. Fourth St.
Tulsa, OK 74120
OkEq exists to seek equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and families through advocacy, education, programs and alliances. Offers Deaf Spectrum, special support to deaf LGBT individuals, their family, friends and allies.

7030 S. Yale, Suite 600
Tulsa, OK 74136
Provides funding by community and allies to selected eligible nonprofits in the Tulsa area; funds to non-LGBT and non-HIV/AIDS causes. Recipients must credit the Gay & Lesbian Fund for Tulsa as the grant source.
Equality Network is a statewide advocacy network for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political and legal rights in Oklahoma.
Human Rights Campaign is a national organization working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights.
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The following faith communities officially welcome and affirm GLBTQ individuals.

All Souls Unitarian Church, 2952 S. Peoria Ave., 918-743-2362
B'nai Emunah Synagogue, 1719 S. Owasso, 918-295-7864
Bethany Christian Church, 6730 S. Sheridan Road, 918-492-1353
Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, 1301 S Boston Avenue 918-583-5181
College Hill Presbyterian Church, 712 S. Columbia Ave., 918-592-5800
Community of Hope UCC, 2545 S. Yale Ave., 918-585-1800
Diversity Christian Fellowship, 627 S. 131st E. Ave., 918-437-3434
The Episcopal Church of The Redeemer , 213 N Seminole Ave, Okmulgee, 918-756-2384
Fellowship Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 2900 S. Harvard Ave., 918-747-7777
Friends Meeting (Quakers), 1314 N Greenwood, 918-743-6827
Hope Unitarian Church, 8432 S. Sheridan Road, 481-0999
Islamic Society of Tulsa, 4630 S Irvington Avenue 918-665-2023
John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 8181 E 31st Street 918-627-5462
LGBT Pagans 918-284-0686
The Living Room Church, 6305 N Peoria, Turley 918-691-3223
Open Table UCC, 11308 N Garnett, Owasso 918-609-6292
Parish Church of St. Jerome, Ecumenical Anglican Church, 205 W. King, 918-582-3088
St. Aiden’s Episcopal Church, 4045 N Cincinnati 918-427-7882
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 5635 E 71st Street 918-492-7140
St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 601 N Lake Drive, Sand Springs, 918-245-7552
St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1442 S Quaker 918-585-9596
Shiloh Baptist Church, 1124 North Cincinnati 918-583-6903
Temple Israel, 2004 E. 22nd Place, 918-747-1309
Trinity Episcopal Church, 501 S. Cincinnati, 918-582-4128
Trinity United Methodist Church, 3737 S Peoria
Tulsa Metropolitan Ministries, 221 S Nogales, 918-582-3147
Unity Center of Tulsa, 1830 S Boston 918-582-6624
Unity Church of Christianity, 3355 S. Jamestown Ave., 918-749-8833
University United Methodist Church, 500 S College  918-592-3633
The Progressive Religious Coalition of Tulsa seeks to foster progressive religious thought and education.


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Council Oak Men's Chorale
This fellowship of men is dedicated to musical excellence in the performance of choral literature providing a source of pride, unity and support, while presenting a positive image for the community and society as a whole. Performs two concerts per year along with numerous donated performances.

Oklahomans for Equality (OkEq)
OkEq sponsors the Tulsa Pride Celebration every year the first weekend in June. Maintains the comprehensive Calendar and Events for the community, including social outings for Cinema Night, Philbrook Museum, Youth Night and several fun annual gala events. Offers a wide variety of class offerings on location.

A library staff member's favorite new LGBTQ titles.

The library carries the popular magazines Curve, Advocate, and Out.

Recent Titles: LGBTQ Favorites 2015

Some of the best reads of recent years, selected by TCCL's Rebecca Howard.

Subject Guide

Health and Wellness

OkEq 918-743-4297 can provide referrals to gay-and-lesbian-friendly doctors, including gynecologists and mental health practitioners in the area.

A Friend for A Friend
Pet service provides daily needs including, food, veterinary care and grooming for pets whose owners have HIV/AIDS.

HOPE (Health Outreach Prevention Education, Inc.)
918-749-8378 or 1-800-535-2437 (HIV/AIDS Hotline)
3540 E. 31st St., Suite 3
Tulsa, OK 74135
Offers education to the public about HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Offers Hepatitis B, C education and testing by appointment. In addition to men’s services, HOPE features services to high-risk women and the Hispanic community. Offers anonymous testing and counseling. Provides safe sex supplies and offers AIDS 101 classes and also outreach to injection drug users.

Tulsa Center for AIDS Resources and Education Services (Tulsa CARES)
3507 E. Admiral Place
Tulsa CARES delivers social services to people affected by HIV/AIDS, including case management, information and referral, and access to physicians and prescriptions, Social Security, Medicaid, food stamps and other community services; mental health counseling; housing assistance; transportation; and food pantry.

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Colage is a national organization of people with LGBT parents.