The mission of CNY Pride is to serve the Central New York lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their allies.
Our annual Pride Parade and Festival, along with similar events throughout the year, provides a forum to celebrate and affirm individual sexual and gender identity, to commemorate our community’s rich history and diversity, and to renew our dedication to ending intolerance and achieving equal rights.
Focus on Awareness and Information Resources of New York, Inc. We host the educational booth at the New York State Fair to provide information and resources on issues ranging from bullying of LGBTQ youth, discrimination facing members of the LGBTQ community in employment, housing and health issues, GENDA, marriage equality and protection of LGBTQ families. Our Booth is a highly visible space that welcomes the general public as well as members of the LGBTQ community, as we work to promote inclusion and diversity through educational information and resources.
Friends of Dorothy is our initiative to be supportive of people with AIDS. Since October of 1992 we have offered home-based care to people with AIDS in a variety of ways, including recuperative or hospice care, supportive housing, and emergency assistance.
LadyFest Syracuse is a grassroots, community-based music and arts festival dedicated to celebrating women and feminism(s). We aim to support and foster a culturally, ethically, and racially diverse creative community. LadyFest Syracuse is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive space for for varied gender expressions, performances, and identities.
We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, working to protect the civil rights and liberties of residents in 7 Central NY counties since 1963. The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, promotes and defends the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, U.S. Constitution and New York State Constitution, including freedom of speech and religion, and the right to privacy, equality, and due process of law. We carry out our mission through public education, advocacy and litigation.
Protects and provides health care and education that empowers individuals and families. Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York has 10 health centers and one mobile unit. Delivers affordable, nonjudgmental, high quality health care to thousands of people each year. Staff specialize in reproductive and sexual health care.
Promotes the well-being of older gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and allies in Central New York through health programs, social activities, and education.
Service Area: Cayuga, Cortland, Jefferson, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties.
Programs: Health and wellness programming, support groups, social activities, and education for health care providers about the needs of older LGBTQ people.
SASSE strives to create a community and safe space for students while also empowering one another through the use of creative expression and discussion. We advocate for sexual safety through activist efforts, education, and other events so that they can express themselves, meet other people, and feel comfortable in a supportive community.
SCW is a progressive publisher committed to peace, sustainability, social justice, feminism and multiculturalism. We create and publish visual materials, like calendars, posters, T-shirts, cards and postcards, and distribute them across North America.
The Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus is a community choral ensemble of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people and their allies, dedicated to providing and performing an eclectic and entertaining offering of quality choral music which reflects the diverse nature of our community and serves to unite us with the wider community around us.
Oldest local, autonomous, grassroots peace and social justice organization in the United States. SPC educates, agitates and organizes for a world where war, violence, and exploitation in any form will no longer exist. Anchor organization of CNY Solidarity Coalition.