Queer People of Color

Below you will find a list of various resources for LGBT People of Color offered at Cal and around the Berkeley Area. Although this list is updated frequently, it is important to note that this list is not exhaustive.


Check out our On-Campus Organizations page to see a list of the queer and/or trans people of color organizations that are currently active on campus, such as YQUE, Zawadi, Cal Q&A, Khush, Queer and/or Trans People of Color Collectiv and more!



Resource for News, Information and Culture Affecting LGBT People of African Descent

LGBT Funders' 2009 List of LGBTQ People of Color Organizations and Projects in the US

A 2009 directory of LGBTQ people of color organizations and projects in the U.S.

Gay Asian Pacific Support Network

GAPSN is a brotherhood of gay and bisexual Asian Pacific Islander (API) men supporting and empowering each other. We offer something for everyone through our programming. We create a safe space for all gay and bisexual men through our socials, raps, and political-advocacy work. We come from every Asian Pacific Islander background and represent all ages, careers, and stages of coming out. We are your brothers. We are your family.

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance

A San Francisco Bay Area organization for gay and bisexual Asian/Pacific Islander Men.


LLEGÓ works with mainstream communities, including the non-LGBT Latino/Hispanic communities, in addressing lesbo/homophobia and sexism through Capacity-building and training designed to sensitize that community.

National Black Justice Coalition

The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black same-gender-loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. The Coalition works with our communities and our allies for social justice, equality, and an end to racism and homophobia.


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered South Asians

Women of Color Resource Center

Founded in 1990, the Women of Color Resource Center (WCRC) is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area (on Telegraph in Oakland) and promotes the political, economic, social and cultural well being of women and girls of color in the UNited States. Informed by a social justice perspective that takes into account the status of women internationally, WCRC is committed to organizing and educating women of color across lines of race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, class, sexual orientation, physical ability and age.

Zuna Institute

Zuna Institute is a not for profit national advocacy organization for Black Lesbians. Its focus is the economic development, education, public policy support, and improved health of its constituents. Through community organizing, training, and networking Zuna institute will focus on eliminating barriers that black lesbian's face within the black community based on sexual orientation and in the LGBT community based on race. Zuna Institute will also host a bi-annual national conference where black lesbians come together to address the issues of our communities and organizations.