Safe Zone Resources


On-Campus Resources

List of Safe Zone Participants

Counseling Center

Health Services
Human Resources (for Faculty and Staff)

Residence Life
Student Development Programs

Student Life

Safe Zone Program

Philadelphia Area Resources

William Way Community Center                                                  
1315 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA
A nonprofit organization in Philadelphia which strives to promote a positive self-acceptance of LGBT individuals, provide health, social, cultural and educational services to the community and to educate the general public about issues of importance to those in our community. Provides a variety of services for the LGBT community and houses the largest LGBT library on the East Coast.

Colors Organization
Services for lesbian and gay, bisexual, and transgender people of color.

Pride Associasian
A support and social group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered Asians and Asian Americans.


(215) 7BI-PHONE 
Holds a potluck the last Sunday of the month.

Passages (Transgender Support Group)
Meet from 6-8 PM, Thursday 
1201 Locust St., Philadelphia. PA
(215) 981-3351

Philadelphia Gay News                                                                    
(215) 625-8501
Get area and national LGBT community news, information on area events and classifieds. Published weekly (available Mondays at the LGBT Community Office).

National Resources 

GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)

This group strives to improve the public's attitudes towards homosexuals and put an end to violence and discrimination against lesbians and gay men.

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

The leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established nationally in 1995, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)

A national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG national office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.