7 organizations supporting Birmingham’s LGBTQ+ community & how to help

Birmingham, Central AL Pride, parade, Pridefest
Photo via Central AL Pride

Pride Month looks a little different in Birmingham this year. Most of the usual colorful events, celebrations and activities have been postponed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still participate. Here are 7 organizations supporting Birmingham’s LGBTQ+ community, plus how to help.

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“Stay-at-home” increases risk of domestic violence in Birmingham—what you need to know

Danielle is a YWCA Central Alabama Victim Services Coordinator at One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center
Danielle is a YWCA Central Alabama Victim Services Coordinator who works on-site at One Place. Photo via One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center’s Facebook page

While this time of staying at home may provide a welcome relief from all the busyness of life as we knew it before COVID-19, it’s a different story for anyone experiencing domestic violence or abuse. We reached out to four local nonprofits to find out what resources are available and what we can all do to help right now.

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