Athletics and Sports
Athlete Ally believes that everyone should have equal access, opportunity, and experience in sports — regardless of your sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Our mission is to end the rampant homophobia and transphobia in sport and to activate the athletic community to exercise their leadership to champion LGBTQ equality.
Hate is Wrong
Founded by Esera Tuaolo, Hate is Wrong's purpose is to foster diversity in sports and anti-bullying among youth. It carries out this purpose in three ways. It helps deliver inclusion-based education across the country, throws the Super Bowl Inclusion Party, and seeks to implement anti-bullying family luaus in school districts across the country.
Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality. For more information on the Human Rights Campaign study discussed at today's event, visit the address below.
The LGBT SportSafe Inclusion Program provides an infrastructure for college athletics and professional sports leaders to support inclusion by incentivizing institutions that provide educational programming and adopt inclusive practices and policies with web-medallions.
Founded by Chris Mosier, TransAthlete.com is a resource for students, athletes, coaches, and administrators to find information about trans inclusion in athletics at various levels of play. This site pulls together existing information in one central location, and breaks down information into easy-to-reference areas to help you find what you need.
You Can Play
You Can Play works to ensure safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, including LGBTQ athletes, coaches, and fans. You Can Play believes sports teams should focus on an athlete's skills, work ethic, and competitive spirit, not their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community, the largest advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people, and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses.
Education and Schools
GLSEN improves the lives of LGBTQ youth in K-12 schools with programs, resources, advocacy, and support to student leaders, and works to advance inclusion, affirmation, and respect for all people. Since 1990, GLSEN's initiatives have transformed the approach to LGBTQ issues in schools in all fifty states and around the world.
OutFront Minnesota's mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination.
Twin Cities Quorum
Quorum is Minnesota's LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce. Quorum champions the case for a fully inclusive business community as a conduit for economic development. We believe that including all people is inherently good for business. We provide leadership, guidance and resources to embody our guiding principles of connecting, building and strengthening our community at every level.
Gay For Good
Gay For Good aims to energize and mobilize the LGBTQ community to interact with the greater community by volunteering our time to various social welfare and environmental service projects.
Youth Crisis and Suicide Prevention
The Trevor Project
The mission of The Trevor Project is to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people.
Additional resources and clips from today's summit are available on the Vikings' website, at www.vikings.com/lgbtqsummit