LGBTQ+ Health & Wellness

Basic Needs

Food and Housing

Food Pantries

School Meal Finder lists sites that are distributing meals for students while schools are closed

Lambda Legal National Help Desk, toll free: (866) 542-8336

FEMA Hotline: (800) 621-3362

Financial Assistance and Workers Rights

Mutual aid and emergency funds for LGBTQ+ individuals

Rapid response and emergency funds for LGBTQ+ individuals and organizations

Federal direct emergency payments 

Federal student loan relief 

Small business guidance & loan resources 

Filing for expanded unemployment insurance 

Apply for food stamps or find local food programs 

Apply for help with rent, utilities, or other bills 

Apply for health insurance if you’ve lost coverage or income 

Expanded paid leave rights- A Better Balance’s “COVID-19 and Your Workplace Rights: Caring for Yourself and Your Family” 

Temp Worker Justice’s COVID-19: Information for Temp Workers 

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program 

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) from the SBA 

Resources for Immigrants

COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Communities 

Supporting Undocumented Families

United We Dream’s Resources for the Immigrant Community During COVID-19 

Informed Immigrant’s Resources for Immigrants during the coronavirus crisis 

Recursos en Espanol

Una guía para que las personas transgénero navegando la COVID-19 conozcan sus derechos (PDF)

City Bar Justice Center: COVID-19 guía de recursos para inmigrantes

COVID-19 Recursos para comunidades indocumentadas

NAMI: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Informacion y recursos

Conoce tus derechos- Permisos pagados por enfermedad y permisos para cuidado infantil durante el coronavirus 

For Providers

Research & Briefs

Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV.

LGBTQ Populations: Psycholgically Vulnerable Communities in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gender identity and sexual orientation should be included in COVID-19 testing

Human Rights Campaign Brief: The Lives and Livelihoods of Many in the LGBTQ Community are at Risk Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 – What People with HIV Should Know

Fenway Health: “Coronavirus, COVID-19, and Considerations for People Living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ People”

Trevor Project: Implications of COVID-19 for LGBTQ Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

COVID-19 and the LGBTQ+ community: Rising to unique challenges

Vulnerabilities to COVID-19 Among Transgender Adults in the U.S.

Sexual Health in the SARS-CoV-2 Era

NYC Health Sex and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Planned Parenthood: COVID-19 and Your Sexual Health

Northwestern's Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing

Fenway: COVID-19 and Your Sexual Health

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health: Real-time surveillance using Google Trends

Addressing the Disproportionate Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexual and Gender Minority Populations in the United States: Actions Toward Equity

Depression and Anxiety Changes Among Sexual and Gender Minority People Coinciding with Onset of COVID-19 Pandemic

Sexual and Gender Minority Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Why Data Collection and Combatting Discrimination Matter Now More Than Ever

Human Rights Campaign Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Communities of Color

Addressing Inequities in Education: Considerations for LGBTQ+ Children and Youth in the Era of COVID-19


Human Interest Stories