LGBTQ Center of Durham

114 Hunt Street - Durham NC 27701
919-827-1436
[email protected]
Open Mon-Fri 2p-8p and Sat/Sun 12noon-6p

Community Resources

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

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Academic

Academic

Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery

Arts

Arts

Bars and Nightclubs

Bars and Nightclubs

Coffee Shops and Cafes

Coffee Shops and Cafes

Community Support and Services

Community Support and Services

Corporations / Employee Groups

Corporations / Employee Groups

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Dining

Dining

ElderCare / Retirement

ElderCare / Retirement

Financial Planners

Financial Planners

Hair Services

Hair Services

Helplines

Helplines

  • HopeLine, Inc • PO Box 10490, Raleigh NC 27605 • 919-231-4525 • WebsiteFacebookTwitter • HopeLine offers free and confidential listening and referral information. Our mission is to support people and save lives during times of crisis through confidential conversations.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline • 800-273-8255 • Website • Reach someone 24 hours a day. Staffed by people of all ages and identities.
  • Trans Lifeline • 877-565-8860 • Website • The first U.S. suicide hotline dedicated to transgender people. Trans Lifeline is entirely staffed by trans-identified volunteers ... "by trans people, for trans people"
  • Trevor Project Lifeline • 866-488-7386 • Website • For LGBTQ youth (ages 24 and younger) contemplating suicide... Need a safe, non-judgmental place to talk? Call the Trevor Lifeline - it's free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also ask for help on TrevorChat or TrevorText.
  • Wrenn House / Haven House Crisis Line • 919-832-7866 • Website • Wrenn House is the only homeless, runaway, crisis intervention program & 24 hour shelter for youth in the Triangle. They provide a safe, legal & responsible environment for youth who run away, who are homeless, or are otherwise in a crisis situation.

Hotels / Bed and Breakfasts

Hotels / Bed and Breakfasts

Insurance

Insurance

Jewelry, Accessories, and Gifts

Jewelry, Accessories, and Gifts

Lawyers

Lawyers

Medical

Medical

Mental Health

Mental Health

  • Sheffa Ariens • 919-335-3693 • [email protected]WebsiteFacebookLinkedIn • Relationship Counseling for Polyamory and Ethical Non-Monogamy. I provide individual, couple, and group counseling for non-traditional relationships, including polyamory, ethical non-monogamy, kink, mixed orientation, and other creative structures.
  • Tyler Beach, MSW, LCSW • 1320 Broad Street, Durham NC 27705 • 919-428-8901 • tylerbeachlcsw@gmail.comWebsite • Psychotherapy for Adults
  • Holly Culton • 1829 E. Franklin St. Suite 1100-B, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 919-360-8099 • hollyculton@gmail.com • I am an out queer psychologist with an LGBTQ affirming approach and work with youth (all ages), adults and families. Areas of support include coming out, relationship issues, esteem, depression, anxiety, trauma, and gender identity.
  • Tavi Hancock, LCSW • 2009 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham NC 27707 • 919-275-2216 • Website • Tavi is a queer, non-binary therapist who works with queer and trans clients of all ages. Tavi also provides training and consultation to area businesses, therapists, and social work schools.
  • Amanda Hiemenz, MA, NCC, LPC • 1415 W NC Hwy 54 Suite 123, Durham NC 27707 • 919-808-2010 • amanda@amandahiemenz.comWebsite • Individual, Family, and Couples Counseling and Psychotherapy for Adolescents and Adults (13 & up): mood disorders, relationship issues, sexual orientation, coping skills, adjustment to life transitions, separation and divorce, & parenting.
  • Tammy Holcomb • 5001 S Miami Blvd Ste 325, Durham NC 27703 • 919-909-7959 • tholcomb@sagepsychologygroup.comWebsite • I provide individual, group, and family therapy. My specialties include eating disorders, sexual abuse, domestic violence, and identity issues. I facilitate a free weekly support group for those who identify as transgender.
  • Mignon Hooper • Namaste Psychotherapy & Consulting, 1005 Broad Street, Durham NC 27705 • 919-584-4005 • therapist@namasteconsulting.orgWebsiteLinkedIn • Namaste Psychotherapy & Consulting (NPC). Bilingual, bicultural therapist of color, LGBTQI affirmative/inclusive. NPC specializes in clinically innovative, culturally competent, linguistically appropriate services to individuals, couples, and families.
  • Shelby Johnson, Ph.D. • 810 Iredell Street, Durham NC 27705 • 919-964-1268 • drshelbyjohnson@gmail.comWebsite • I provide individual psychotherapy for adults and adolescents (15 and up). I work with LGBTQ individuals in an affirmative and supportive environment, and have 8 years of experience doing so.
  • Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones • KKJ Forensic and Psychological Services, 5317 Highgate Drive Suite 213, Durham NC 27713 • 919-493-1975 • drkatrina@kkjpsych.comWebsiteFacebookLinkedIn • Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones, Psy.D. has 15 years of clinical experience. She provides individual and couples counseling for relationships and work/life balance, divorce counseling, and evaluations for family law and criminal proceedings.
  • Kenny Levine, LCSW • 1502 Highway 54 West Ste. 505, Durham NC 27707 • 919-475-3068 • Therapy@kennylevine.comWebsite • I'm a gay male therapist, practicing in Durham since 2003. I work with diverse clients on a wide range of adult mental health issues, including LGBT parenting, trans issues, compulsive sexual behavior, internet addiction, & drug/alcohol issues.
  • Jack McKinney, Ph.D. • TPC: Integrative Psychotherapy and Pastoral Counseling, 312 W Millbrook Road Suite 109, Raleigh NC 27609 • 919-845-9977 • jack@mckinneycounseling.orgWebsiteTwitter • I work with LGBT individuals and couples. As a pastoral counselor, I see many LBGTQ clients who are struggling with the religious and family dynamics of living out of the closet. I have substantial experience with transgender clients.
  • Molly Parks, Psy.D. • 817 Broad St, Durham NC 27705 • 919-937-8335 • drmollyparks@gmail.comWebsite • An LGBTQ friendly therapist on Broad St in Durham, working with a lot with trans and non-gender conforming individuals including young children and teens.
  • Esther SwimWright Robie, LCSW • 115 N. Duke St, Durham NC 27701 • 919-695-7276 • Website • Provide individual and group psychotherapy primarily for adults, Particular passion for working with those going through life transitions and dealing with gender identity and sexual orientation issues. (Take BCBS, Cigna, Medicare)
  • Maria Rodriguez-Fischer, LCSW • New Pathways Counseling and Coaching, PLLC, 3721-A University Dr, Durham NC 27707 • 919-401-8261 • marianewpath@gmail.comWebsite • Mental Health Services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, families. Areas addressed in therapy: depression, anxiety, relational problems, trauma, abuse, domestic violence, and many more issues.
  • Phillip Shoe, MDiv, ThM, MA, NCC, LPCA • Trinitas Services, 1318 Broad Street, Durham NC 27707 • 919-578-2949 • phillipshoe@trinitasservices.comWebsite • I offer services to individuals, families, and other social networks. The following are some of the areas my services include: Couples and Family Issues, Grief and Loss, Adjustment to Illness, Sexual Orientation, Spiritual Concerns.
  • Kate Thieda, MS, LPCA, NCC • 6208 Fayetteville Road Suite 106, Durham NC 27713 • 919-408-7706 • katecounselor@att.netWebsite • I am an openly lesbian psychotherapist who specializes in mood disorders, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.
  • Michelle Topal, MSW, LCSW • 5417 S Miami Blvd, Durham NC 27703 • 919-807-1454 • contactus@changeforlivingcounseling.comWebsite • I have been an out member of the LGBT community for over 30 years & devoted my career to serving my community. I'm here for teens, adults, parents, families & couples. I offer more than just an affirming approach. So call now to see how I can help.
  • Kristin B. Webb, PsyD (Kristi) • 104 S. Estes Drive Suite 206, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 919-225-1569 • drkristiwebb@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookLinkedIn • My passion is for individual therapy with adults. People come to work with me on depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance abuse. Sometimes they have thoughts of suicide or have been hurting themselves. I have expertise in each of these areas.
  • David Young Oh • 2009 Chapel Hill Road, Durham NC 27705 • 919-960-1396 • Daveyoungoh@gmail.comWebsite • Counseling & Consultation Services. Builds counseling relationships that are nurturing, non-judgmental and warm. Specializes in the treatment of worry and anxiety, low self-esteem, career concerns, racial trauma, gender concerns & LGBTQ issues.

Mortgage Services

Mortgage Services

  • Julie Russ • Homeside Financial, 7072 NC Hwy 751, Durham, NC 27707 • 919-605-0089 • jruss@gohomeside.comWebsite • I provide consultative mortgage services to my clients and help navigate them through the process of buying or refinancing a home. With access to a large array of products and grant funds I can help find the right solution for most individuals.

Political

Political

  • Campaign for Southern Equality • PO Box 364, Asheville NC 28802 • 828-242-1559 • info@southernequality.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • The Campaign for Southern Equality works across the South for LGBT equality in employment, housing, healthcare and yes, marriage. Love will win.
  • Equality NC • PO Box 28768, Raleigh NC 27611 • 919-829-0343 • shawn@equalitync.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Equality NC is dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) North Carolinians. We lobby the North Carolina General Assembly and state and local governments, and provide public education.
  • Log Cabin Republicans of North Carolina • PO Box 61096, Durham NC 27715-1096 • regis_007@rocketmail.comWebsite • The best way to stay connected is on our Meetup Group.
  • NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina • 4711 Hope Valley Rd Suite 401-509, Durham NC 27707 • 919-908-9321 • info@prochoicenc.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • NARAL Pro-Choice NC is a statewide organization that works exclusively to protect and advance the reproductive rights of all North Carolinians.

Real Estate

Real Estate

  • Tim Hock Properties • 1208 N. Mangum Street, Durham NC 27701-1403 • 919-801-5151 • Tim@TimHock.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • A Full Service, Gay Owned, Gay Friendly Boutique Real Estate Brokerage Firm Specializing In Older Homes and New Construction Homes In ALL Wonderful Neighborhoods near Duke.
  • Iron Homes Inspections • 17 Fielding Ct, Durham NC 27703 • 919-720-1530 • eraudsep@ironhomesinspections.comWebsiteFacebook • Gay Owned and operated home inspection company proudly serving all communities in the Triangle.
  • Robert Joines • 4700 Homewood Ct Suite 200, Raleigh NC • 828-280-7235 • robert.joines@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • Happy to help you in any way we can for all of your real estate needs. New to the Triangle? Then look no further. My team will work tirelessly to make sure you find suitable housing and a great environment to grow in your new home!
  • JoEllen Mason, Realtor • 921 Morreene Road, Durham NC 27705 • 919-452-4099 • JEM@JEMRealtor.comWebsiteFacebook • Proudly serving the real estate needs of the Durham & Orange County LGBT community since 1994.
  • Derek McManaman • Realtor - Fonville Morisey, 1520 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 919-869-1157 • dmcmanaman@fmrealty.comWebsiteFacebook • I am a member of the LGBTQ community, and I would love to assist you in finding your dream home, or selling your current home. Please feel free to contact me at any time!
  • Kyle Miller • 3104 Croasdaile Drive, Durham, NC 27705 • 919-416-2291 • kmiller@fmrealty.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Gay Realtor in Durham. My goal is to help your dreams of home ownership come true without worry of discrimination or judgment. I would be proud to help anyone in our community.
  • O'Neal & Associates • 919-802-4488 • conneryre@yahoo.comLinkedIn • 15 years in real estate, representing both buyers and sellers. "Putting My Clients First"
  • Debbey Wade Schaffner • Website • I am part of an open amazing team helping clients buy homes all over the triangle 22 years in real estate. I represent both buyers and sellers. I am here for you call me! Let Our "Dream Team" Work For You!
  • Michael Sullivan • 4100 Five Oaks Drive Unit 22, Durham NC 27707 • 919-608-2372 • Michael@TeamMichaelSullivan.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Gay Realtor associated with Fonville Morisey Realty. 23 years market experience in the Triangle. Specialize in sales and leasing.
  • Michael Turnage • The Property Shop of the Carolinas LLC, 5900 Oleander Dr, Wilmington NC 28403 • 919-412-9269 • michaelrturnage@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • I work with buyers and sellers in the Coastal Wilmington area. Feel free to contact me for assistance in this area.
  • Emily Wade, Real Estate Broker • 501 Realty, 308 W. Main Street, Durham NC 27701 • 919-530-9720 • ewade@501realty.comWebsiteLinkedIn • Honored to be a part of the LGBTQ community in the Triangle, and would love to help you with your buying and/or selling real estate needs.

Religious Groups

Religious Groups

  • Beth El Synagogue • 1004 Watts Street, Durham NC 27701 • 919-682-1238 • info@betheldurham.orgWebsiteFacebook • Vibrant & diverse pluralistic membership. Egalitarian Conservative congregation with an Orthodox Kehillah. Other alternative services sometimes offered include healing yoga, meditation, Egalitarian Orthodox, children's, & feminist minyanim.
  • Binkley Baptist Church • 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 919-942-4964 • office@binkleychurch.orgWebsiteFacebook • Binkley Baptist Church is a community of faith on a journey that calls for questioning, humility and conviction. As followers of Jesus, we embrace spiritual growth, mutual care and service, assured that as we serve our neighbors, we also serve God.
  • Calvary United Methodist Church • 304 E Trinity Ave, Durham NC • 919-688-7138 • pathway2grace@calvarync.orgWebsiteFacebook • Calvary UMC was the first Reconciling Congregation in the Carolinas. We've been called to blaze a pathway to grace, to offer God's love to all, and to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Join us on Sundays - Morning Prayer: 10:30am Worship: 11:00am
  • Emmaus Way • 916 Lamond Ave, Durham NC 27701 • WebsiteFacebook • Emmaus Way is a missional, hospitable, open, affirming, and theologically diverse community. We are captivated by the Gospel and rooted in the Open Table. We welcome all.
  • Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF) • 4907 Garrett Rd., Durham NC 27707 • 919-489-2575 • office@eruuf.orgWebsiteFacebook • The mission of ERUUF is to transform lives by building a free and inclusive covenantal religious community of spirit, service, justice and love. All are welcome!
  • The Episcopal Church of the Advocate • 8410 Merin Road, Chapel Hill NC 27516 • 919-219-4437 • lisa.fischbeck@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • At the Episcopal Church of the Advocate, tradition, liturgy and reason meet compassion, justice and transformation. We welcome people from every kind of household, at every stage of life and faith and doubt.
  • Hillsborough United Church (UCC) • 200 Davis Road, Hillsborough NC • 919-732-9183 • Hucc@hucc.orgWebsite • A progressive,inclusive,creative,caring, and kid-friendly faith community for all people
  • Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church • 2723 Clark Avenue Raleigh NC 27607 • 919-828-1687 • info@htelc.orgWebsiteFacebook • All are welcome, whatever your age, race, identities, orientation, or status. Come for worship built on traditional Lutheran liturgy with communion, faith education for all ages, social outreach, and fellowship.
  • Imani MCC of Durham • Physical Location: 3602 C-View Street, Durham NC • ChurchAdmin@ImaniMCC.orgWebsiteFacebook • Imani MCC of Durham - a church where, through faith, all can experience and express God's irresistible love through worship, word, oneness, wonder and witness. Mailing address: PO Box 13172, Durham NC 27709-3172.
  • Judea Reform Congregation • 1933 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 27705 • 919-489-7062 • lhudson@judeareform.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Judea Reform is an inclusive reform synagogue primarily serving Durham and Chapel Hill. Our cherished values and traditions include: lifelong learning, social justice, worship, celebration, community, connection to Israel, and meaningful lives.
  • Pilgrim United Church of Christ • 3011 Academy Rd, Durham NC 27707 • 919-489-1381 • pilgrimucc@frontier.comWebsiteFacebook • We are an Open & Affirming church welcoming ALL regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, social or economic status, physical or mental abilities. Join us in community ministry & in worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30.
  • Raleigh Friends Meeting (Quakers) • 625 Tower St., Raleigh NC 27607 • 919-821-4414 • friends@raleighquakers.orgWebsite • Raleigh Friends Meeting is a non-pastoral Quaker community which invites & welcomes all seekers of the Truth without regard to race, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We worship in silence, waiting upon the Spirit for its expression.
  • Saint Joseph's Episcopal Church • 1902 West Main Street, Durham NC 27705 • 919-286-1064 • saintjosephsdurham@yahoo.comWebsite • Our church is a place of warm hospitality to all.
  • St. Philip's Episcopal Church • 403 E. Main St., Durham NC 27701 • 919-682-5708 • javier@stphilipsdurham.orgWebsiteFacebook • Sharing the love of Christ with Durham and the world through worship and service, we welcome individuals of every race, nationality, gender, age, ability, sexual orientation, and economic circumstance to participate fully in the life of the Church.
  • Temple Beth Or • 5315 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh NC 27612 • 919-781-4895 • RabbiDinner@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • Reform Jewish congregation, embracing diverse individuals and families, working to build a community reflective of God's presence in humanity.
  • Triangle Insight Meditation Community • Episcopal Center at Duke, 505 Alexander Ave, Durham NC 27705 • 919-383-0179 • info@triangleinsight.orgWebsite • Our mission is to support the practice of insight meditation and the teachings of the Buddha. Our goal is to reduce suffering end all discrimination based on race, religion, socio-economic status, gender, disability, and sexual orientation.
  • Umstead Park UCC • 8208 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh NC 27617 • 919-844-6661 • office@upucc.orgWebsite • A Thoughtful and Progressive Community of Faith. An Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ.
  • United Church of Chapel Hill (UCC) • 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 919-942-3540 • office@unitedchurch.orgWebsiteFacebook • United Church of Chapel Hill is an Open & Affirming, justice seeking, progressive congregation of the United Church of Christ with full programs for children, youth and adults. Sunday worship is at 8:45, 11:00 and 11:15 (in Spanish).
  • Unity Center of Peace • 8800 Seawell School Rd., Chapel Hill • 919-968-1854 • office@unitychapelhill.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Unity Center of Peace is a positive path for spiritual living. We are a loving, empowering and inclusive spiritual community, that is part of the New Thought movement and envision the Divine Light Awakening in all!
  • Watts Street Baptist Church • 800 Watts St, Durham NC 27701 • 919-688-1366 • contact@wattsstreet.orgWebsiteFacebook • Watts Street Baptist Church is a progressive, inclusive, ecumenical, welcoming and affirming congregation uniting prayer, learning, and social justice in the context of a vibrant community.

Retail

Retail

  • Flowers by Gary • 4914 N Roxboro Street, Durham NC 27704 • 919-471-1566 • MichaelFlowersbyGary@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • Offering custom, one of a kind designed arrangements and events, backed by exemplary customer service that is friendly and prompt, Gary & Michael Corsi-OConnor have made a name for themselves as one of Durham's top retail/wedding florists.
  • Judy Long at Mark Jacobson Toyota • Mark Jacobson Toyota, 4516 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham NC • 919-695-2045 • longj@markjacobsontoyota.comWebsite • LGBTQ Auto Salesperson who will help the LGBTQ community buy new and pre-owned cars in a friendly and supportive environment!
  • Quail Ridge Books & Music • Ridgewood Shopping Center, 3522 Wade Avenue, Raleigh NC 27607 • 919-828-1588 • books@quailridgebooks.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Raleigh's independent, full-service bookstore, with regular author visits, and a selection of LGBTQ books.
  • The Regulator Bookshop • 720 Ninth St., Durham NC 27705 • 919-286-2700 • regulatorbookshop@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Durham's Extremely Independent Community Bookstore. Famous (and infamous!) since 1976.

Social Groups

Social Groups

  • Bull City LGBTQ Professionals • tacnc@aol.com • Bull City LGBTQ professionals is a social group designed for networking and mingling that meets bi-monthly in the downtown Durham area. Locations vary each time. It is a friendly, welcoming group and average attendance ranges from 30-90.
  • Geeks & Gaymers of North Carolina • mnysewan@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • Geek Club located in the Raleigh/Durham, NC Metropolitan Area for members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Community and their allies.
  • Kappa Xi Omega • 951-109-5152 • kappaxiomega@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Kappa Xi Omega Sorority Inc is defined as a sorority for the professional and cultured lesbian woman and her members adhere to that definition in all aspects. In keeping with this, Kappa Xi Omega strongly adheres to the policy of unity within the LGBT Gre
  • LGBTriangle • Website • A social community and news aggregate for local LGBTQ folks. Please drop by and check us out!
  • Rainbow Gathering • St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 221 Union Street, Cary NC 27511 • 919-348-9599 • jang7e@gmail.com • Rainbow Gathering is a group for LGBTQ individuals and our allies. Our goal is to provide a safe zone where we can celebrate and affirm our identities and fellowship with each other. We meet every 3rd Friday of the month at 7:00pm
  • Raleigh Area Gay Families/Triangle Families • mnysewan@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • This group was created to facilitate communication and foster community among gay parents and their allies in the Triangle region of North Carolina (Chapel Hill/Durham/Raleigh).
  • Raleigh Business and Professional Network (RBPN) • PO Box 18844, Raleigh NC 27619 • RaleighBizNetwork@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • A non-profit networking organization for LGBTQ professionals and Allies in the Raleigh NC area. To establish and nurture a network of business and professional resources; encourage fellowship and support & be positive role models.
  • ReachOUT NC • info@reachoutnc.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • ReachOUT NC provides volunteer, social, and leadership opportunities for LGBT people and their allies. Through performing service projects, ReachOUT NC strives to enhance LGBT visibility, promote goodwill, and unite communities throughout NC.
  • The Society of Femmes, Inc • femmes@societyoffemmes.orgWebsiteFacebook • We are a Society for women 25 and older who are looking to enjoy life by building lifelong bonds with others like ourselves. Our members are self-identified as feminine lesbian or feminine bisexual women who are into building strong families.
  • Triangle Area Gay Scientists (TAGS) • PO Box 1137, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 336-278-5250 • tags@zuberfowler.comWebsite • Since 1977, TAGS members have gathered for a potluck on the 2nd Saturday of each month in our members' homes - in Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, and elsewhere. TAGS' focus is science but all are welcome. Bring a dish and conversation to share.
  • Triangle Freethought Society • PO Box 4491, Cary NC 27519 • 919-740-2939 • contact@trianglefreethoughtsociety.orgWebsiteFacebook • Triangle Freethought Society is a 501(c)3 organization for secular values and secular life in the Triangle area. TFS serves the needs and interests of our diverse community through activism, social activities, education and charitable work.
  • Triangle Polyamory Meetup • robr919@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • A social, support, and educational organization for Triangle area individuals who practice honest ethical non-monogamy; including Polyamory, open relationships, etc. Open to all area adults regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
  • TriangleRiders Motorcycle Group • triangleriders2@aol.comWebsite • Gay and Lesbian motorcycle group. We meet the third Saturday each month for a group ride (usually March to Nov). The route varies and takes us to a location for lunch. All levels of riding ability welcome as well as all styles of bikes and riders.

Sports

Sports

  • Bull City Running Co. • Southpoint Crossing, 202 W NC Highway 54 Suite 201, Durham NC 27713 • 919-265-3904 • bullcityrunning@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Bull City Running Co. is the premier technical running and walking store in the Durham area. We are dedicated to building a community of runners and walkers by creating a fun, informative, and inspiring place for people pursuing their fitness goals.
  • Durham Rainbow Bowling League • 919-418-8383 • DurhamRainbowBowling@gmail.com • GLBT bowling league bowls at the AMF Durham Lanes on 15/501 on Tuesdays starting at 6:30 pm. 13 week seasons for fall and winter. $13 per week fee. 3 bowler teams. Join us for fall 2015.
  • North Carolina Softball League • 1702 Hemlock Hill Drive, Durham NC 27703 • 919-561-3358 • stancil70@hotmail.comWebsiteFacebook • The North Carolina Softball League was organized in 2013 to promote a friendly, competitive and emotionally safe environment for LGBT in Raleigh and its surrounding areas to participate in the sport of softball.
  • Stonewall Kickball Raleigh • Raleigh • raleigh@stonewallkickball.orgWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Stonewall Kickball-Raleigh is an LGBTQ & Ally not for profit sports league. We strive to develop a well-connected and diverse community through organized competition and social or fundraising events.
  • Triangle Front Runners • Durham NC • triangle-front-runners@googlegroups.comWebsiteFacebook • LGBTQ running group serving the Durham and greater Triangle area.

Tax Preparers

Tax Preparers

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Transgender Resources

Transgender Resources

  • Chapel Hill Primary Care • 55 Vilcom Center Drive Suite 110, Chapel Hill NC 27514 • 919-929-7990 • WebsiteFacebook • Dr. Nzingha White is a board-certified family medicine physician who takes a whole-person approach to health care. Her special interests include preventive medicine, minority and LGBT health. Dr. White is also proficient in Spanish.
  • Durham Gender Alliance • 919-399-5096 • durhamgenderalliance-owner@yahoogroups.comWebsiteFacebook • Durham Gender Alliance is an online gender-issues support group, whose local members meet once a month on the third Saturday. Email for access to listserve and Facebook page.
  • The Freedom Center for Social Justice • 4921 Albemarle Rd. Suite 201, Charlotte NC 28205 • 980-729-8454 • info@fcsj.orgWebsiteTwitter • Founded in 2009, we are committed to providing essential support and advocacy for trans* people, elders, people of color, youth, sexual minorities and communities of faith and facilitating dialogue that opens doors, offers hope, and saves lives.
  • Timothy Gordon, Ph.D. • 4102 Ben Franklin Blvd, Durham NC 27704 • 919-972-7700 • timothy.gordon.phd@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • I am an LGBT-affirming Licensed Psychologist that specialitizes in individal and couples therapy. I work with a wide range of concerns and have been an active part in numerous trans-identified client's transition process.
  • Meredith Hancock, LCSW • 1005 Broad St, Durham NC 27705 • 919-275-2216 • Website • My private therapy practice is informed by compassion, dedication, and an anti-oppression lens. I see adolescents, young adults, older adults, and some couples and children to assist in the journey towards health and contentment. Some specialties include
  • Tavi Hancock, LCSW • 2009 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham NC 27707 • 919-275-2216 • Website • Tavi is a non-binary therapist who works primarily with trans and gender non-conforming individuals of all ages. Tavi also offers DBT Skills Training class for trans and gender non-conforming people ages 15 and up.
  • Kuan Yin • kuanyinsep@gmail.comWebsite • Triangle-area transgender-only syringe exchange program. Free IM syringes, injection supplies, hormone + silicone injection education, overdose prevention and naloxone access, and safer sex supplies, including the internal/female condom.
  • MyDoorSign all-gender restroom signs • 300 Cadman Plaza West Suite 1303, Brooklyn NY 11201 • 718-797-1900 • katelyn@smartsign.com Website • Your organization may be eligible for free all-gender restroom signs. For details, please contact Katelyn, our Community Manager, at katelyn@smartsign.com
  • Eli Ogburn, LCSW • 1005 Broad St. Durham NC 27705 • 919-322-9355 • eliogburnlcsw@gmail.comWebsite • Trans-identified therapist specializing with trans, gender nonconforming, and all members of the LGBTQ community. Modalities include DBT and EMDR for trauma, anxiety, and managing difficult emotions.
  • Trans Discussion Group • Internationalist Books, 101 Lloyd Street, Carrboro • 919-370-0671 • loftinwilson@gmail.com • Trans Discussion Group meets two Wednesdays a month at 8pm. The 1st Wed. of the month is open to anyone, and the 3rd Wed. is only for folks who identify as transgender/gender-nonconforming/genderqueer.
  • David Young Oh • 2009 Chapel Hill Road, Durham NC 27707 • 919-960-1396 • daveyoungoh@gmail.comWebsite • Using a model of wellness and resilience, I build counseling relationships that are nurturing, non-judgmental and warm. I am a clinical counselor specializing in the treatment of worry and anxiety, low self-esteem, and LGB, Trans and Queer issues.

Travel

Travel

  • Elsewhere Travel Co • Carthage NC • jes.m@elsewheretravelco.comWebsiteFacebook • Unique travel opportunities for the LGBTQI community and our allies. Culturally focused trips organized and led by anthropologists allow you to travel differently, seeing things others only dreamed about. Explore off the beaten path.

Veterinarians / Pet Services

Veterinarians / Pet Services

  • Blind Cat Rescue • 3101 E Great Marsh Church Rd, St Pauls NC 28384 • 910-850-0009 • alana@blindcatrescue.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Blind Cat Rescue is a lifetime care sanctuary for blind, FIV+ and Leukemia positive cats. They hope you will come visit and play with the cats.
  • Broadway Veterinary Hospital • 205 Broadway Street, Durham NC 27701 • 919-973-0292 • info@bvhdurham.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • We are a small animal hospital providing veterinary care to dogs and cats within the Durham area. We provide preventative care services, basic surgery, dental cleanings, hospitalization, and boarding.
  • Holly Springs Veterinary Hospital • 1050 North Main Street, Holly Springs NC 27540 • 919-567-1775 • WebsiteFacebookTwitter • Welcome to Holly Springs Veterinary Hospital. We are a full service veterinary medical facility that provides comprehensive companion animal healthcare. We believe in a partnership between you, our veterinarians, and your pet.
  • North Paw Animal Hospital • 5106 Guess Road, Durham NC 27712 • 919-471-1471 • npah@earthlink.netWebsiteFacebook • We are a full-service hospital offering preventative care, wellness plans, medical, surgical, dental, radiology, laboratory, boarding, and grooming services. We use low stress handling techniques and are a certified AAFP Cat Friendly Hospital.

Wedding and Marriage Services

Wedding and Marriage Services

  • Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast • 914 Vickers Avenue, Durham, NC • 919-687-4366 • info@moreheadmanor.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Colonial Revival Styled Inn moments away from downtown Durham, perfect for your intimate wedding and reception.
  • Rev. Bonnie J. Berger • Chapel Hill • 919-869-7425 • ringinlove@aol.comWebsite • I am an openly gay Interfaith Minister ready to assist you in creating the ceremony that speaks to your special love. Having officiated over 700 ceremonies--incl the very first same sex wedding in Washington, DC--it is my honor to be of service.
  • Brett Fox Photography • 106 N Driver St, Durham NC • 919-410-7277 • brett@brettfoxphotography.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • We are Wedding and Portrait Photographers in Durham, NC. We are proud to serve the LGBTQ community and are thankful to live in a state that now recognizes the marriages of all persons. We are offering a 10% discount for any LGBTQ clients in 2015/16.
  • Celestial Ceremonies • 925 Alabama Avenue, Durham NC 27705 • 434-572-7436 • FatherChristopher@CelestialCeremonies.orgWebsiteFacebook • offering a uniquely personalized and all-inclusive interfaith wedding ministry. Whether it is your first or second marriage, an interfaith celebration or a same-sex union, let me help you craft the perfect day and create a "forever" memory.
  • Chelsea Mehalek Photography • 105 Fidelity St, Carrboro NC 27510 • 919-698-0877 • chelseamehalekphotography@gmail.comFacebook • I am a freelance photographer out of Carrboro, NC. I am a local lesbian thats passion is to capture love! I love being able to capture moments that will last for a lifetime.
  • Doyle's Vineyard • 8913 NC Hwy 751, Durham NC 27713 • 919-316-1903 • Kristin@doylesvineyard.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter
  • Heart 2 Heart Ceremonies • 2401 Old Milburnie Rd, Raleigh NC 27604 • 919-373-4267 • samantha@heart2heart.usWebsiteFacebook • Providing LGBT wedding ceremonies. Passionate about serving the community & providing the loving wedding ceremony you desire.
  • Hello Tenfold • 401 W Geer St Ste A, Durham NC • 919-830-7347 • ellie@hellotenfold.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Hello Tenfold is a locally-owned stationery shop with a focus on beautiful, unique wedding invitations/announcements for all & excellent customer service. Ask about our "Love Wins" sale and receive 40% off for same-sex couples through 2014.
  • Indulge Catering, LLC • 1101 W Chapel Hill St, Durham NC 27701 • 919-973-3069 • indulgecateringnc@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • Indulge Catering is a Labor of Love. We are self-proclaimed "Foodies" who have a passion for cooking and strive to provide Unique, Fresh and Vibrant Food for our guest. We pride ourselves on providing meals that will satisfy your soul one bite at a time.
  • The King's Daughters Inn • 204 N. Buchanan Blvd, Durham NC 27701-2009 • 919-354-7000 • info@thekingsdaughtersinn.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • The King's Daughters Inn has created an intimate atmosphere in one of the most historic and enchanting areas of the Bull City. It is a perfect setting to celebrate life, love and your happily ever after.
  • Lez Get Married • Durham, NC • 505-304-4698 • lezgetmarried@yahoo.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • We are a lesbian couple who work as LGBTQ wedding and event planners based in the Durham/Raleigh area.
  • The Matthews House • 317 W. Chatham St., Cary NC • 919-467-1944 • eparker@tmhcary.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • The Matthews House is an historic home located in a picturesque setting on Cary's historic Chatham Street. Perfect for weddings and receptions of all sizes. We offer onsite catering and an in-house bakery.
  • MAYDNEW • 2245 Charlotte St Durham • 919-768-3088 • may@maydnew.comWebsiteFacebook • MAYDNEW is the only triangle-area DJ and event planning company dedicated to the gay community. We provide entertainment and coordination for commitment ceremonies, weddings, private parties, and more!
  • The Mayton Inn • 301 South Academy St, Cary NC 27511 • 919-354-7000 • info@maytoninn.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Thank you for considering The Mayton for your special day! Whether you're looking for an intimate gathering of your closest friends & family or an extravagant affair for up to 400, we strive to create a beautiful, memorable event.
  • Reverend Ann McKenzie • 112 Boldleaf Ct, Cary NC 27513 • 919-920-0569 • annmckenzie@omnigirl.netWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • Unique and inspired rituals that unite you and your loved one. I encourage you to explore your heart for the type of ceremony that will embrace the essence of your commitment to be witnessed by your friends and family. Spiritual, heartfelt & fun!
  • Purple Lens Photography • Raleigh NC • 413-342-9651 • PLP61114@gmail.comFacebook • Purple Lens Photography was created from a vision my wife and I had after the birth of our son. We are proud to represent the LGBT community and provide an affordable way to capture the moments that matter. Ask us about how to get a free gift!
  • Randy Taylor Weddings • Durham NC • 919-745-7649 • randy@randytaylorweddings.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Professional wedding officiant / minister. I service weddings throughout North Carolina and specialize in officiating personalized wedding ceremonies. I honor the commitment made by all couples and faith traditions.
  • Ravinder Takrar • Cary NC • 919-523-4254 • maadhuryaphotography@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitter • Life is full of so many moments that all of us wish to cherish and I want to preserve your timeless memories for a lifetime with photography and Videography! Will feel privileged to capture your precious moments at ceremony.

Wellness

Wellness

  • 1005 Wellness Center • 1005 Broad Street, Durham NC 27701 • Website • This center is comprised of healers of various gender & sexual identities, as well as racial identities who provide a number of wellness options in an LGBTQ affirming environment. They invite the community to bring all aspects of themselves into the space
  • Alamance Cares • 3025 S Church Street, Burlington NC 27216 • 336-538-8111 • Website • We serve everyone! We offer free HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis testing. We have walk-in HIV testing hours every Tuesday 11am-3pm and the 3rd Friday of every month 5pm-7:30pm. Call us to schedule an appointment for Hepatitis C and Syphilis testing.
  • Mary E. Harwood, MEd., PCC • sojourncoach@gmail.comWebsite • Personal professional life coaching for individuals, couples, or families of LGBTQ.
  • Kezia Renee Lechner • 75 Woodside Trail, Chapel Hill NC 27517 • 919-929-8749 • keziarenee@gmail.comWebsite • Heart of a Healer - Kezia Renee is an Intuitive Life Coach and Reiki Master. She works with young adults and older adults, helping them move into lives of greater fulfillment and joy.
  • Rebecca Manitsas, PhD, LMBT • 5501 Fortune's Ridge Drive Suite P, Durham NC 27713 • 919-824-6838 • rkmanitsas@gmail.comWebsite • I have been a massage therapist in the Durham community for 12 years. I specialize in medical massage which helps people in pain from injury or disfunction relearn their balance in a safe environment.
  • Jamie Rincker • 2805 Butner St, Durham NC 27704 • 406-360-3996 • jamierincker@gmail.comFacebook • I am a licensed dietitian nutritionist and want to offer nutrition consultations to my local LGBTQ community. Please call or email and we can meet up to talk about your nutrition.
  • Fr. Christopher Ross • 925 Alabama Avenue, Durham NC 27705 • 434-572-7436 • cnigelross@gmail.com • As an ordained Independent (non-Roman) Catholic priest, I work as a hospital chaplain and spiritual director. I am also a meditation teacher and certified Reiki Master. I welcome the opportunity to serve in any or all of these roles.
  • Megan Rowell Massage Therapy • 1312 Broad Street, Durham NC 27705 • 423-360-3521 • megan.m.rowell@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • I am a licensed massage therapist who has an explicitly queer-affirming practice. I am comfortable with conversation and bodywork that acknowledges the importance of one's identity in relation to gender and sexuality.
  • Skyclad Yoga of the Triangle • Website • Skyclad Yoga of the Triangle was established to provide a good space for men to practice naked yoga. We're looking to build community and peace among men. Guys from all walks of life are welcome. See Meetup link for information and sign-up.
  • Sojourn Life Coaching • 6320 Bradshaw Quarry Road, Efland NC 27243 • 919-619-2743 • sojourncoach@gmail.comWebsite • Mary is a Certified Presence-Based Life Coach, a Registered Polarity Therapist, and a life-long educator. Mary's private practice, Sojourn Life Coaching, includes working with young adults and adults on a variety of life, spiritual, and career issues.
  • Molly Sweetser • Durham NC • mollysweetser@gmail.com • Molly Sweetser - Western and Energetic Herbalist: My work is rooted in a commitment to collective struggle and liberation, the transformative power of plants, the innate knowledge of the body, and the possibility for all of us to be our own healers.
  • elliott turnbull • landingbirdyoga@gmail.comWebsite • elliott turnbull of Landing Bird Yoga offers support for whole-hearted mindful embodiment, with a gentle genderqueer guide who both follows and broadens your capacity for change and acceptance.
  • UNC Fertility • 7920 ACC Blvd, Raleigh NC 27617 • 919-908-0000 • erica.mccready@integramed.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • We welcome the opportunity to help you to realize your dream of parenthood. Our physicians are experienced at overcoming the unique fertility challenges that gay and lesbian couples face and will provide a personalized treatment plan.
  • Whole Person Wellness Center • 8800 Seawell School Rd., Chapel Hill NC 27516 • 919-869-1774 • WebsiteFacebook • Stop Surviving, Start Thriving! The Whole Person Wellness Center supports your spiritual, emotional, and physical vitality and balance with uniquely positive and inclusive strategies for creating the deeply satisfying life you desire.

Youth Services

Youth Services

  • Friendly, Loving Support • 1012 Oberlin Road, Raleigh NC 27605 • 919-833-1117 • thomas.taylor@alliancecil.orgWebsite • Friendly, Loving Support (FLS) is a group for LGBTQIA youth with disabilities. We are fully accessible to any type of disability and meet twice a month the 2nd and 4th Wednesday (unless stated otherwise). Contact us for more info!
  • Haven House / Wrenn House • 908 W. Morgan Street, Raleigh NC 27603 • 919-832-7866 • dbutler@havenhousenc.orgWebsiteFacebookLinkedIn • Wrenn House is the only homeless, runaway and crisis intervention program and shelter for youth in the Triangle. Wrenn House provides immediate intervention and short term shelter 24/7 for youths ages 10-17. 908 W. Morgan Street, Raleigh NC 27603
  • InsideOut180 • 1303 Clarendon St, Durham NC • 919-923-7884 • insideoutamy@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • Insideout is a youth-founded and youth-led organization that aims to network and mobilize the queer youth movement in the Triangle. We bring together GSAs/QSAs, run workshops, and hold amazing events like Queernival. Join us!
  • Queer Oriented Rap/Rock Day School • 1005 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705 • 503-680-0763 • qordsinfo@gmail.comWebsiteFacebook • This is a week-long overnight summer camp for queer/trans youth or youth of LGBTQ families, with special focus on youth in the South. Young people ages 12-17 form bands and write songs to perform at the end of the week. They also attend workshops on issue
  • Safe Schools NC • contact@safeschoolsnc.comWebsiteFacebook • Safe Schools NC supports LGBTQ students, teachers, and families. We provide confidential advice on bullying and harassment, talk to student groups, and train teachers on creating safe classrooms.

Other Services

Other Services

  • Ad Spice Promotional Marketing • 717 Broad St, Durham NC 27705 • 919-286-7110 • info@adspicepromo.comWebsiteFacebook • We are a full-service screen-printing, embroidery, and promotional products firm. We specialize in helping you engage your target market using well-designed, high-quality promotional products made with respect for our planet.
  • ExcelLase, Laser Skin & Body Care • 614 West Peace Street, Raleigh NC 27605 • 919-833-8484 • noushi@excellase.com WebsiteFacebookTwitter • Over ten years of laser skin services and body sculpting in a friendly and non judgmental office. Using latest FDA approved lasers. Acne & surgical scars, hair, vein, tattoo, sunspots removal. Cool sculpting , permanent fat removal w/no down time.
  • Elizabeth M. Johnson • 1200 Broad St, Durham NC 27705 • 919-237-2370 • outsidethemombox@gmail.comWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • I offer free, peer-led support groups for survivors of abuse as well as professional trainings to help people understand how past abuse affects heath and wellness.
  • Move With Ease • 1204 Village Market Place Box 193, Morrisville, NC 27560 • Susan@MoveWithEase.netWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn • Whether you are moving or just getting organized, we can help! Services offered include - floor planning, downsizing, packing, overseeing movers, complete unpacking & setting up your new home. We even hang artwork & make it beautiful!
  • Nathanson Adoption Services • 919-844-5212 • Helene@NathansonAdopt.comWebsite • We offer adoption consultation, referral, and homestudy services to the LGBTQ community. With social workers in Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, and Wake Forest, we can work with folks in any NC location.
  • Queen Bee Party Rentals • 8913 NC Hwy 751, Durham,NC 27713 • 919-907-0233 • information@queenbeerentals.comWebsite • We are a full service rental company. We have everything you need for any event. Tents, tables chairs, linens, dance floor, bounce houses, luxury restrooms. If you need it we have it or can get it!

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