DRUID CITY PRIDE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP
The Druid City Pride Book Scholarship is open to any LGBTQ+ or ally student currently enrolled at The University of Alabama, Stillman College, or Shelton State Community College. The recipient will be announced at the 2021 Druid City Pride Festival. This book scholarship is for the Spring academic semester. Applicants must be full time students in good academic standing with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75. The application will go live on the Druid City Pride website August 2021.
Point Foundation is a scholarship fund that provides financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer college aspiring individuals in the United States.
AFFORDABLECOLLEGES.COM - COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS
Choosing a college is a daunting task for any first-time student, but for LGBTQ students, it can be downright terrifying. This guide includes actionable strategies to assess a school on its inclusivity and programs to help make the transition to college easier for LGBTQ students. There are scholarships too!!
CRISIS AND SUPPORT GROUPS
TURNING POINT OF WEST ALABAMA
24 Hour Crisis Line: 205.758.0808
Turning Point provides a 24Hour Crisis Line and Emergency Shelter to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Other Client Services include: Individual Counseling, Support Groups, Skills Groups, Financial Literacy Training, Children's Services, Legal Advocacy, Follow-up Services, Information and Referral
THE TREVOR PROJECT
If you’re thinking about suicide, you deserve immediate help - please call the
Trevor Lifeline: 866.488.7386
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
LGBTQ+ and Addiction: Causes, Resources and Treatment
Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.
PFLAG Tuscaloosa is a local chapter of the national group PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). The group meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00PM at Grace Presbyterian Church, 113 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa. For more information contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
PREPARING FOR COLLEGE
Ultimate Guide to Resources for LGBTQ+ Students
GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - www.gracetuscaloosa.org
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF TUSCALOOSA - www.uutuscaloosa.org
CANTERBURY EPISCOPAL CHURCH - www.canterburychapel.dioala.org
CHRIST BAPTIST CHURCH - www.christbaptistchurchoftuscaloosa.org
NATIONAL LGBTQ+ ORGANIZATIONS
National organization of queer and allied high school educators, and amazing resource for teaching materials, research, training and support for making change in your school or community.
National organization connecting queer and allied higher education professionals, a go-to source for research and data on colleges and universities, including the Campus Pride Index that ranks schools on their inclusivity to LGBTQ+ persons.