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Phone: 919.832.4484
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Community Resources

The following individuals, businesses, associations, and organizations have expressed interest in support for the LGBT Community....

 

Academic

Academic

  • Duke University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Life • Website
  • North Carolina State University GLBT Center • Website
  • UNC LGBTQ Center • Website

Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery

  • Freedom Rings - The LGBTQ Addiction Recovery Blog • Website

Arts

Arts

  • Artspace Visual Art Center • Website
  • John Gaitenby - Painter of Landscapes and Figures • Website
  • Litmus Gallery & Studios • Website

Community Support

Community Support

  • Crape Myrtle Festival • Website
  • The Raleigh Area Gay Parents Meetup Group • Website
  • Wake County HIV Support Group, Under One Roof - Jeanette McCollum • 919-834-2437 • Tuesday mornings at 10:00 am

Corporations

Corporations

  • Glaxo Smith Kline - Jack Modell • 919-483-2328 • Email
  • Total Engagement Consulting by Kimer • 919-787-7315 • Website • Diversity Consultant and Trainer

Dental

Dental

  • Paul E. Coggins, DDS, MPH • 1203 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 • 919-832-0168 • EmailWebsite
  • Dr. Carol Hipps, DDS • 919-844-8833 • Website

ElderCare

ElderCare

  • Your Next Move - Julie Kopetsky • 919-926-1346 • EmailWebsite
  • Tom Lorenz - BeHome4Ever, Inc. • 336-578-5809 • Website • Gerontology services, sensible safe-in-home alternatives to assisted living facilities; care planning, assistive technology coaching, dementia coaching, and caregiver/elder advocacy to keep loved ones at home
  • Meg Smith - Golden Eldercare Management • 919-604-1231 • Website
  • Move Elders with Ease - Susan Stanhope • 919-218-4783 • EmailWebsite

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling

  • Anything with a Plug Recycling.com - Dennis Carter • 919-610-3465 • Website

Entertainment

Entertainment

  • Common Woman Chorus • Website
  • North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival • Website
  • North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre • Website
  • Raleigh Little Theatre • 919-821-4579 x221 • Website
  • Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus • Website

Financial Planners

Financial Planners

  • Cameron Financial - Tom Cameron, CLU, CFP®, President • 231 Inwood Forest Drive, Raleigh 27605 • 919-439-0302 • EmailWebsite
  • Chuck Clifton, Financial Advisor - Sycamore Financial Planning, LLC • 4819 Emperor Blvd Suite 400, Durham NC 27703 • 919-213-1737 • Website
  • Triangle Financial Advisors - Lorraine Johnson, CFP®, CFA, President • 919-789-3098 • Website • Accredited Domestic Partnership AdvisorSM
  • Ginny Kelliher - Genworth Life Insurance Company • 919-605-0354 • Website
  • Sherie Samstag-Bryan - New York Life Insurance • 3200 Beechleaf Ct, Raleigh NC 27604 • 919-270-4457 • Email
  • Kimberlee Sipe - InSightInvestment Planning Capital Investment Group • Raleigh, NC • 919-747-9509 • EmailWebsite
  • MassMutual Financial Group - Arlene Tharrington • 919-924-3122 • Email
  • Matthew Unger, Financial Advisor - Ameriprise Financial • 3600 Glenwood Ave. Suite 130, Raleigh, NC 27612 • 919-227-3182 • Website
  • Candice Wood - Amerilife of Greensboro • 336-854-1000 • Financial and Insurance services

Hair Services

Hair Services

  • Hair Restoration - Joseph Ellis • Raleigh Hair Concepts, 128 Mine Lake Court, Raleigh • 919-841-1986 • Website
  • ExcelLase Laser Hair Removal & Skin Treatment - Noushi Haeussler • 919-833-8484 • Website
  • ROI Salon • Cameron Village, 817 Oberlin Road, Raleigh • 919-413-2406
  • Lewie Wells - 6 Salon • 508 Saint Marys Street, Raleigh • 919-744-8671

Home Design

Home Design

  • Geller Design Services/GDS • 919-418-1601 • Website
  • Tom Lorenz - BeHome4Ever, Inc. • 336-578-5809 • Website • Home modification assessments and planning for aging in place, dementia, fall prevention, sensory impairment, motor skills loss

Lawyers

Lawyers

  • Andrew S. Brendle - Brendle Law Firm, PLLC • 410 N. Boylan Ave Suite 131, Raleigh NC 27603 • 919-256-3732 • Website
  • Sheryl Friedrichs • 333 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1201, Raleigh, NC 27601 • 919-836-8076 • EmailWebsite • Family Law including Cohabitation Agreements, Parenting Agreements, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Property Division
  • Angela Haas - Haas and Associates • 230 Fayetteville Street, Suite 211, Raleigh, NC. 27601 • 919-783-9669 • Website • family law
  • Jason R. Horrell · Raleigh Family Law, PLLC • 879 Washington Street, Raleigh, NC 27605 • 919-821-2001 • EmailWebsite
  • Tiffany A. Lesnik Law Offices • 919-906-8988 • EmailWebsite • Domestic contracts, wills, powers of attorney, domestic violence, juvenile law, and tort litigation.
  • The Law Offices of Jeffrey G. Marsocci • 919-844-7993 • Website
  • Firebrand Legal Services - Michael L. McMullan, Jr. • 410 N Boylan Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603 • 919-886-5294 • Email
  • Mary Guy Mendini, Attorney at Law • PO Box 15025, Durham NC 27704 • 919-220-2563
  • Jacob R. Parrott III - Battle, Winslow, Scott & Wiley, P.A., • 919-573-1877 • EmailWebsite • a general practice law firm with offices in Rocky Mount and Raleigh, focusing on domestic law, residential and commercial real estate, wills and estates (planning and administration), employment law and business transactions.
  • Milan T. Pham, Attorney at Law - NicholsonPham, PLLC • 113 Broadway St., Durham 27701 • 919-883-4900 • EmailWebsite • focus on family law (including surrogacy, ART, adoption and divorce), estate planning (wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney) and business law (corporation, limited liability company formation, partnership agreements)
  • Daire Roebuck - Roebuck Law, PLLC • 3700 National Drive, Suite 112, Raleigh, NC 27612 • 919-714-6292 • Website • wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, probate and special proceedings (e.g., name changes, trust modifications)
  • Sharon Thompson Law Group • 400 W. Main St. #502, Durham, NC 27701 • 919-688-9646 • Website
  • Zoe Ulshen - Elder Law and Estate Planning • Chapel Hill • 919-493-8888
  • Lawrence Allan Wilson - The L.A.W. Firm • 919-794-7660 • EmailWebsite • General Practice Attorney handling family, criminal, civil, employment, and traffic issues

Medical

Medical

  • Alliance of AIDS Services - Carolina (AASC) • Website
  • Avance Care • 919-655-1000 • Website
  • Avance Family Care • 6402 McCrimmon Pwky Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • T. Jason Lane, MSN, FNP - Wake Internal Medicine Consultants, Inc. • 3100 Blue Ridge Rd., Ste 300 Raleigh 27612 • 919-781-7500 • Email • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Leesville Primary Care • 12341 Strickland Road, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Planned Parenthood (Chapel Hill Health Center) • offering testosterone therapy for trans men and trans masculine clients over the age of 18.
  • Dr. J. Christina Shimkus, DO, MPH - Triangle LGBT Medicine • 1020 Southhill Drive Suite 320, Cary NC 27513 • 919-215-4539 • Website
  • Michael Stadiem, MD - Cary Primary Care • 1151 SE Cary Parkway Suite 103, Cary NC 27518 • 919-851-3292
  • Wake County Health Department - Clinic E • 10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh • Free and confidential testing on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Wake County Human Services HIV and STD Testing Information • Website

Mortgage Services

Mortgage Services

  • Chris Foyles, Mortgage Loan Originator - Homestar Financial Corp. • 1900 Main Street Suite 108, Wake Forest 27587 • 919-618-4998 • EmailWebsite
  • Christopher Murray - CRMS Corporate Investors Mortgage Group, Inc • 1121 Situs Ct Ste 100, Raleigh 27606 • 919-676-1111 • Website
  • Dan Woodard - Corporate Investors Mortgage Group, Inc. • 919-676-1111 • Website

Museums

Museums

  • Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) Raleigh • Website
  • North Carolina Museum of Art • Website

News and Current Events

News and Current Events

  • Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau • Website
  • Qnotes Newspaper • Website
  • Triangle Local Events • Website

Night Clubs

Night Clubs

  • Above & Beyond (Raleigh across from NCSU) • Website
  • the bar...Durham (Durham Downtown) • Website
  • Chemistry (Greensboro) • Website
  • Flex (Raleigh Downtown) • Website
  • Legends (Raleigh Downtown) • Website

Political

Political

  • ACLU of North Carolina • Website
  • Equality North Carolina • Website
  • Human Rights Campaign Triangle Chapter • Website
  • Log Cabin Republicans • Website
  • NARAL Pro Choice N.C. • Website
  • National Organization of Women (NOW) • Website

Psychological Services

Psychological Services

All of the mental health providers have submitted a written statement that All of these therapists are LGBT-affirming and have agreed to practice in ways that are supportive of the LGBT community. Please use their descriptions to guide you in selecting the best provider for your needs:

Psychological Services - Click Here

Publishers

Publishers

  • Narrow Path Publishing - Stephanie Silberstein • 919-710-0473

Realtors

Realtors

  • Allan Feinstein - ReMax/United • Cary • 919-218-2839 • Website
  • Karen Huckabay - Keller Williams Realty • 919-862-3295 • Website
  • Cherie Johnston - DT&CO Real Estate • Raleigh • 919-768-3322 • Website
  • Monte Maney - Coldwell Banker Advantage • Apex • 919-264-8006 • EmailWebsite
  • Tim O’Brien - O’Brien & Associates Realty, Inc. • Raleigh • 919-332-1070 • Website
  • Susan Tirgrath - Keller Williams Realty • Cary • 919-414-7773 • Website • Licensed Broker
  • Rick Wellington - Fonville Morisey • Raleigh • 919-669-2800 • Website

Religious

Religious

Affirming Religious & Faith Groups listed in this section are well known to be welcoming and affirming for people in the LGBTQ community. Members of these groups participate in the Center’s Affirming Faith Forum and other events in the community. To be included in this section, please come to a regular meeting of the Center’s Affirming Faith Forum and speak with one of the co-facilitators.

Affirming Faith Groups - Click Here

Retail

Retail

  • Benelux Cafe • at the YMCA on Hillsborough St • 919-832-9622 • Website
  • Bull Craft Bottle Shop • Hope Valley Commons, 1125 N Carolina 54 Suite 501, Durham NC 27707 • 919-525-5888 • Website • Located next to Char-Grill
  • Green Monkey at Royal Mart • 1217 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh • 919-977-0828 • Website
  • It’s a Grind Coffee House • 5001 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 • 919-239-4612 • Website
  • Quail Ridge Books and Music • 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh • 919-828-1588 • Website

Service Groups

Service Groups

  • Alliance of AIDS Services - Carolina (AASC) • Website
  • Crape Myrtle Festival • Website
  • Hopeline, Inc. • Website
  • PFLAG • Website
  • Wake County Human Services • Website

Social Groups

Social Groups

  • 6 Colors LGBT Center in Raleigh • Website
  • Geeks and Gaymers • Website
  • GSK Gay and Lesbian Support Group • Website
  • Holly Springs Gay and Lesbian Group • Website
  • IBM • EmailWebsite
  • Infinity Diamond Club • Website
  • Mary Renault Society • Website
  • North Carolina Pride Band • Website
  • North Carolina Pride Travel Club • Website
  • Raleigh Business and Professional Network • Website
  • Triangle Area Gay Scientists (TAGS) • Website

Social - Men’s Groups

Social - Men’s Groups

Social - Women’s Groups

Social - Women’s Groups

  • Lesbian Reading Group • Email
  • Raleigh Women’s Potluck and Social Group • Email
  • Silver Roses (Senior Lesbians) • Email

Sports

Sports

  • Frisbee • Website
  • Kings and Queens Bowling • Website
  • North Carolina Softball League • Website
  • Our Group (LGBT Student Athletes) • Website • https://www.facebook.com/pages/GO-Athletes/30809471905
  • Softball League • Email
  • Stonewall Kickball League • Website
  • Triangle Area Softball Association
  • Triangle Front Runners • Website
  • Triangle Rainbow Bowling League • EmailWebsite
  • Triangle Tennis Club • Website

Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic Massage

  • Get Grounded Massage & Bodywork • 109 Brady Court, Cary, NC 27511 • 919-937-6987
  • HeartPrints Massage and Wellness • 8404 Six Forks Road Ste 201, Raleigh 27615 • Website • (located inside The Center of Natural Wellness)

Transgender

Transgender

  • Durham Gender Alliance Group • Website
  • El Centro Hispano • Website
  • Great stuff on the web • Website • Internet Resources (YouTube, websites, etc. that are just great)
  • LGBT Center of Raleigh • Website • Supporting the Gender Spectrum
  • Name Gender Documentation • Website • Changing Your Name/Gender
  • North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition • Website • Transgender Discussion Group
  • Spanish only Support Group • Eno River Universalist Church, Durham • Every other Sunday @ 3pm
  • T.I. Member Recommended • Website • Local Resources (doctors, business, etc. in and around the triangle)
  • Trans positive Media • Website • Transgender in the Media (movies, books, musicians by and for gender non-conforming)
  • Transgender Professionals • Website
  • Triad Gender Association • Website
  • UNC GLBTQ Center • Website • Trans Talk Tuesday
  • UNC Greensboro Trans* Support Group • Email • Email for details

Transportation

Transportation

  • All-Points Personal Transportation • Website
  • LogicLimo • Website

Travel/Vacation

Travel/Vacation

  • Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau • Website
  • Triangle Travel Service - Alex Jones • Email
  • Lundy Charters • Website
  • Steward Travel and Cruises - Mark Steward • Website

Veterinarians

Veterinarians

  • Holly Springs Veterinary Hospital • 1050 N. Main St., Holly Springs, NC 27540 • 919-567-1775 • Website

Wedding & Marriage Services

Wedding & Marriage Services

  • Alloys by Design - Audrey Dean • 919-622-6199 • Website
  • Randal Calloway (DJ 360) • Website
  • Samantha L. Heart - Heart to Heart Ceremonies • 919-373-4267 • Website • For All Life’s Events
  • Orangerie Events - Priscilla Erwin and Nicole Goodrich • 917-881-0594 • EmailWebsite • all types of event planning
  • Nash Roberts - vocals, guitar, management • Website • on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theband.shakedown Twitter: @shakedownbandnc
  • Randy Taylor - Wedding Officiant • Raleigh NC • 919-745-7649 • EmailWebsite • on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/randytaylorweddingofficiant

Youth Services

Youth Services

  • Helping Families Support their LGBT Children • Website
  • Hope for Teens • Website • anti-bullying organization located in Wake County
  • InterAct of Wake County: Domestic Violence • 919-828-7740 • Website
  • InterAct of Wake County: Sexual Assault • 919-828-3005 • Website
  • North Carolina MENTOR • Website
  • Safe Schools NC • EmailWebsite • For legal advice: legal@safeschoolsnc.com
  • The Trevor Project • 866-488-7386 • Website
  • Triangle PFLAG • 919-354-2999 • EmailWebsite
  • Wrenn House/Haven House Crisis Line • 919-832-7866 • Website

Other Services

Other Services

  • Gateway to Health & Performance - Melanie Dean • 919-961-3092 • Website
  • Nathanson Adoption Services • Raleigh • 919-844-5212 • Website
  • Olive Designs - Graphic Design Studio • 704-430-0866 • EmailWebsite
  • Stay Here with Me (Lesbian Suicide Prevention) • Website
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Suicide Prevention Lifeline bullet 800-273-8255

Wrenn House/Haven House Crisis Line

  • 919-832-7866

InterAct of Wake County

  • Domestic Violence - 919-828-7740
  • Sexual Assault - 919-828-3005