GLAD (GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders)

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.


In 2004, Pine Tree Legal Assistance created KIDS LEGAL, a specialty unit within Pine Tree that is exclusively focused on addressing the unique needs of low-income children and youth in Maine. KIDS LEGAL is Maine’s first and only children’s rights project.

Lambda Legal

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

LGBTQ+ Healthcare Directory

The LGBTQ+ Healthcare Directory is a project of the Tegan and Sara Foundation and GLMA – Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ+ Equality.

It is a free, searchable database of all kinds of doctors, medical professionals and healthcare providers who are knowledgeable and sensitive to the unique health needs of LGBTQ+ people in the USA and Canada.

Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence works to end domestic abuse, dating abuse, stalking, elder abuse and commercial sex trafficking. 

Maine Family Planning

Maine Family Planning works to ensure that all Mainers have access to high quality affordable sexual health care, especially underserved groups that face barriers to access. They strive to make sure all clients receive unbiased, confidential, medically accurate, and helpful information and medical care. All of their health centers serve LGBTQ patients with respect and dignity.

Maine Health Equity Alliance

A non-profit agency providing direct service and advocating on behalf of Maine's LGBTQ community, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people who use drugs.

Maine Human Rights Commission

The State agency charged with the responsibility of enforcing Maine’s anti-discrimination laws. The Commission investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, education, access to public accommodations, extension of credit, and offensive names. The Commission attempts to resolve complaints of discrimination to the mutual satisfaction of those who are involved.

Maine Queer Health

The Maine Queer Health Community Database is a program of MaineTransNet working to improve LGBTQ+ community health access in Maine through a centralized, community based and reviewed, list of health and wellness providers in Maine. The providers listed offer a wider variety of services, from primary care and mental health services, to sexual health, transition care, and holistic wellness practices.

Maine Transgender Network

Provides support and resources for the transgender community, their families, and significant others, and to raise awareness about the varied forms of gender identity and expression by providing training and consultation to health and social service providers.


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