Additional Resources

Kansas State University:

K-State LGBT Resource Center - The LGBT Resource Center is available to all K-State students, faculty, and staff and the surrounding communities.  It provides information on local organizations, on and off campus, contacts for financial aid, non-discrimination, and counseling services.  The LGBT Resource Center can also provide guest-speakers for classes or meetings.

Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) - SAGA is a student organization at K-State that serves as a welcoming and safe organization for those that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning or are an ally to the LGBT community. All students, faculty, and staff of K-State are welcome to attend along with community members. 

Gender Collective - The Gender  Collective is a student organization at K-State designed to provide a venue for individuals who are transgender, cross-gender, intersex, androgynous, gender variant, or otherwise involved in activities, expressions, or presentation that is divergent from their birth-assigned sex. 

oSTEM - A national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields. Kansas State University is proud to provide a nurturing, caring, and safe environment for our entire lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer students.

LGBTQ* Faculty and Staff Alliance - The purpose of LGBTQ*FSA is to support and advocate for sexuality and gender identity based issues on the Kansas State University campus. The LGBT faculty and staff along with campus allies seek to encourage and support Kansas State University’s efforts in the recruitment, retention, and professional advancement of sexuality and gender identity minority faculty and staff. 

Regional and State:

Equality Kansas - Equality Kansas, formerly the Kansas Equality Coalition, was established in October 2005. Originally formed by the merger of independent LGBT advocacy groups in Topeka, Manhattan, and Wichita, Equality Kansas is a chapter-based grassroots organization. They currently have 11 chapters and over 2000 members around the state.

Camp KC - Kansas City's news source for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.


The Trevor Project - The Trevor Project operates the only accredited, nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. If you or a friend is feeling lost or alone, call The Trevor Helpline at 1-866-4-U-TREVOR or 1-866-488-7386. There is hope, there is help.

Human Rights Campaign - The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund - The Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is the largest legal organization in the United States. Since 1973, the staff has worked to secure civil rights for gays, lesbians and persons with HIV via education, public policy work and litigation.

Faith Communities:

The following faith communities are either part of their denomination's network of LGBT supportive congregations or members of the Flint Hills Human Rights Project.

First Congregational United Church of Christ - An Open and Affirming Church.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Kansas - A Unitarian Universalist welcoming congregation.

Manhattan Jewish Congregation