Health & Wellness

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Trans Healthcare Maryland

To promote trans wellness throughout Maryland by increasing access to affirming services and resources, while nurturing young trans leadership.

“because you shouldn’t have to know more than your doctor”

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John Hopkins Center for Transgender Health

Embracing diversity and inclusion, the Center for Transgender Health provides affirming, objective, person-centered care. They improve health and enhance wellness; educate interdisciplinary health care professionals to provide culturally competent, evidence-based care; inform the public on transgender health issues; and advance medical knowledge by conducting biomedical research.

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Planned Parenthood of Maryland

Embracing diversity and inclusion, the Center for Transgender Health provides affirming, objective, person-centered care. They improve health and enhance wellness; educate interdisciplinary health care professionals to provide culturally competent, evidence-based care; inform the public on transgender health issues; and advance medical knowledge by conducting biomedical research.

Experts who listen. Doctors who care. Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

929 West Street Suite 200, Annapolis, MD 21401

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The LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care

The LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care was created to offer specialized behavioral health services, LGBT-focused support groups, and education and training for organizations seeking greater LGBT competency. Whether you are questioning, bisexual, queer, transgender, gay, lesbian, or unsure where you fit, the LGBT Health Resource Center is here for you.

Glen Burnie Location

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HIV Testing

The CDC provides a comprehensive database of free testing centers near you.  Knowledge is power.  Know your status.

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Health Resources

The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities.  The CDC has many resources supporting the LGBTQ+ community.

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LGBT National Online Peer-Support Chat

Utilizing a diverse group of LGBT volunteers, we operate three national hotlines, the LGBT National Hotline, the LGBT National Youth Talkline, and the LGBT National Senior Hotline as well as private, volunteer one-to-one online chat, that helps both youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.

Talk With a Peer

LGBTQ+ Healthcare Provider Directory

Find an LGBTQ friendly provider.

(This is not comprehensive , but it’s a start… We have found it more useful to do individual providers’ page and read up about them but that can be time-consuming)  Annapolis Pride will be developing a local provider directory over the next year as part of our community development program.

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National Center on LGBTQ Aging

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.

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Order a Free Safe Sex Kit

The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers to mail a free safe sex kit to county residents.  You need only ask.  They offer other various health service including STD testing, Sexual assault counseling, and more.

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Spiritual

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St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

“We welcome in love persons of every race, gender, culture, sexual orientation and gender identification. All people have a sacred worth and the fabric of St. Margaret’s grows stronger with each new thread. It wraps in comfort the shoulders of the defeated and the hurt and has been raised as a banner to celebrate God’s transforming wholeness in our midst.”

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St Lukes Episcopal Church of Eastport

St. Luke’s Episcopal church is a welcoming congregation.  Rev. Diana Carroll  and her wife are both Episcopal ministers.  Rev. Diana servers on the board of Annapolis Pride.

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis

The Unitarian Universalist Church is a welcoming congregation.  They affirm the wealth and dignity of all people.  They host weekly Pflag meetings.

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Unity By The Bay Annapolis

Unity by the Bay is a welcoming, loving spiritual community for all of God’s children.

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Gloria Dei! Lutheran Church

Our Mission:  To be the hands and heart of Jesus for each other, our community, and the world.

Our Vision:  We will…Welcome All.  Love and Support One Another.  Serve Those in Need.  Grow in the Spirit.

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First Presbyterian Church Annapolis

We are called to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God. We believe in RADICAL HOSPITALITY!  A non-judgmental safe haven for those with doubts, questions, or lurking uncertainty.  Seeks healing and wholeness for all our neighbors.  Welcomes full participation regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, income, age, sexual orientation, physical ability, or familial status.

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United Church of Christ

United Church of Christ of Annapolis is an Open and Affirming congregation that is a voice for progressive Christianity in Annapolis.

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Broadneck Baptist Church

We are a congregation that says, “Welcome to All”  and means it.  We are a progressive Baptist church that has been worshiping and ministering on the Broadneck Peninsula for almost 37 years.

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St. Anne’s Episcopal Church

We, at St. Anne’s, are rooted in the liturgical tradition and practice of the ancient church, and progressive in how we see ourselves as God’s sacred handiwork for justice and peace in this world.  We vow to “seek and serve Christ in ALL persons” and “strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.” (Book of Common Prayer)

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Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church

Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church is an open hearted, open minded, caring community where members and visitors can explore their spirituality, serve God and experience Christ’s love. Weekly services are 9:30am (traditional), and 11am (contemporary), Sunday school programs for youth are available during both services.

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Support

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PFLAG: Annapolis/Anne Arundel County

PFLAG: is a non-profit organization providing support and resources for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community, their families, friends, and allies.

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to supporting efforts to learn more, and to developing and expanding the direction of suicide prevention strategies, programs and practices that serve the unique needs of LGBTQ populations.  Stay tuned for details about the 2020 Annapolis Out of the Darkness Walk.

Upcoming Chapter Events

LGBTQ+ Resources and Information

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Need help? Available 24/7:

1-866-488-7386

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Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

Hotline:

1-877-565-8860

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SAGE: Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders

SAGE is a national advocacy and services organization that’s been looking out for LGBT elders since 1978. They build welcoming communities and keep issues in the national conversation to ensure a fulfilling future for all LGBT people.

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline:

1-877-360-LGBT (5428)

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Gay and Sober

Our mission is simple – to provide a safe, fun, and enriching experience to the sober community. Our primary purpose is to encourage unity and enhance one’s sobriety.

There are weekly meetings in : Annapolis, Columbia, Rockville and Silver Spring and daily meetings in Baltimore.

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SMYAL Advocates for LGBTQ Youth

SMYAL advocates for LGBTQ youth so they can seize each day and prepare for the future. By creating leadership development opportunities, after-school programs, and counseling services designed to empower LGBTQ youth and educate their local community.  They also provide education and training programs for youth service providers working in schools, runaway shelters, local government agencies, and hospitals.

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