Resources for an Environmental Pride

This Pride month, and all year around, we at Pike County Conservation District are committed to diversity and inclusion in all outdoor spaces. As we celebrate with LGBTQ+ members of our community, we remember that this is also a time for advocacy, activism, and support.
The following is a list of organizations supporting LGBTQ+ people in the environment and resources to learn more about how you can help make environmentalism and conservation more inclusive fields.

LGBTQ+ Environmental Organizations:

Out for Sustainability: LGBTQ organization for the social and physical environment

O4S runs a number of initiatives including Greener Pride: Working toward carbon-neutral, waste free Pride celebrations

Venture Out Project: Bringing together queer people to experience wilderness

Queer Nature: Ecological awarness and place based skills for healing marginalized populations

Out There Adventures: Empowering queer youth to connect with the natural world

LGBTQ Outdoor Summit: opportunity for conservation leaders, the outdoor recreation community, and environmental groups to connect around the status of the LGBTQ community and the outdoors

500 Queer Scientists: Visibility platform for LGBTQ+ and allies working in STEM

The Institute of Queer Ecology

Intersectional Resources  

Being Queer in the Jungle: The Unique Challenges of LGBTQ Scientists Working in the Field

Our Climate Voices

Transgender Rights Climate Intersectionality

What the Queer Community Brings to the Fight for Climate Justice

How to Support Black Trans People Now

Women, LGBTQ and People of Color Adapt to Climate Change

Diversity: Pride in Science