There are many resources throughout the Fargo & Moorhead area that support the LGBTQ+ community. Our guide below has local, state, and national resources for parents that identify as LGBTQ+, parents that have children that identify as LGBTQ+, and resources for those wanting to become an ally to the LGBTQ+ community.
LGBTQ LOCAL RESOURCES
Canopy provides individualized and holistic treatment options, with a speciality in Gynecology, Sexual Health and LBGTQ+ Health. They are an affirming practice, and welcome all LBGTQ+ individuals and allies.
Through discussion groups and community events, the Community Uplift Program aims to help at risk LGBTQ+ and Secular individuals, as well as People of Color, with life crises and coordinate the help that they need.
The Fargo Human Rights Commission works to promote acceptance and respect for diversity and discourages all forms of discrimination.
The Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender lived experience through the visions of innovative filmmakers. The festival is held in September of 2022!
FM PRIDE unites and engages individuals and organizations through community events to empower, educate and support the LGBTQ Community in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Their annual FM Pride Celebration is held in August every year!
HHI seeks to better the healthcare infrastructure that is already in place by advocating for trans inclusive health services and cultural competency training.
All providers at New Story are queer-friendly and work with transgender, gender non-conforming, and/or gender fluid individuals. This may involve referral for hormone therapy and/or surgery, addressing the coming out process, navigating name and gender changes, healing from misnaming/mis-gendering, and ultimately accepting and integrating oneself without shame or fear. This process may also include learning to self-advocate, create space for oneself in the community, and face the challenges of oppression/marginalization.
Connecting parents of kids who identify as transgender, gender expansive, lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer, or question sexual orientation/gender identity.
The Pride Collective & Community Center exists to create a sense of community and promote education and social activities to foster social and physical well-being and development of the LGBTQ community in the Red River Valley. During business hours, the Center is open for drop in support, activities and socialization. There is a movie library, board games and video games available. There is also a full library of books on a variety of topics available for check out.
Project R.A.I (Rainbows Are Inclusive)’s mission is to provide a safe environment for LGBTQ+ children and their supportive adults with inclusive, safe, supportive, and developmentally appropriate programming.
Red River Rainbow Seniors is an organization dedicated to providing advocacy, education, support & fun for the 50+ LGBTQ community in the Red River Valley.
The mission of Tri-State Transgender is to help advance the needs of the transgender community through education, support, and advocacy.
LGBTQ STATEWIDE RESOURCES
Dakota OutRight’s mission is to serve the LGBTQ+ community of North Dakota with a focus in the capital city and surrounding areas by increasing visibility, providing resources and information, advocating for equality, and creating safe spaces for connection, support, and celebration.
North Dakota Human Rights Coalition is a statewide, membership-based organization established to increase the visibility of human rights needs and violations, and to change laws and attitudes that stand as barriers to residents within North Dakota who do not currently enjoy their full rights.
OutFront Minnesota’s mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination.
LGBTQ NATIONAL RESOURCES
The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
GLSEN’s mission is to create safe and affirmative schools for LGBTQ students.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Trans Lifeline: A suicide hotline run by transgender people for transgender people.
The Trevor Project: 24-hour crisis line and counseling for LGBTQ youth.
(866) 488-7386 or text “STARTS to 678-678
First Link Help Line (Local Non-Emergency Support): Dial 2-1-1 or Text “Zip Code” to 898-211