This Washinton DC group offers support to SGI LGBT Buddhists and seeks to educate straight allies about the social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the LGBT community.Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgenderism in Buddhism
This is a list of LGBT Buddhist resources that includes a variety of Buddhist organizations. Both Theravada and Mahayana (including Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism) organizations are listed as well as mailing lists.
QueerDharma is a non-profit, nonsectarian organization especially designed for lesbian, gay, other sexual minorities and their friends. Queers, as founding member Craig Smith says, can be those who feel different in any number of ways. Dharma refers to the underlying truth or potential of each moment. Therefore, QueerDharma is about bringing out the inner truths of queers, transforming our differences into a path of realization.
Lesbian Buddhist eSangha
This group is an on-line Sangha for lesbian, bisexual and transgender Buddhists. All levels of Buddhist experience are welcome. Those from different schools of Buddhism -- Theravada, Vipassana or Insight Meditation, Ch'an, Zen, Soto/Ts'ao-tung, Rinzai, Nichiren, Soka Gakkai, Unified Buddhist Church or Order of Interbeing (Thich Nhat Hanh), Tibetan Mahayana, Gelug-pa, Kagyu-pa, Nyingma-pa, Sakya-pa, Bon, Kuan Yin (woman-centered), etc. -- are all welcome.
The Gay and Lesbian Vaishnava Association
GALVA is an international organization dedicated to the teachings of Lord Caitanya, the importance of all-inclusiveness within His mission, and the Vedic concept of a natural third gender. Its purpose is to educate Vaishnavas, Hindus and the public in general about the “third sex” as described in Vedic literatures.