NorCal OUTReach Project

NorCal OUTReach Project's mission is to support and unite the LGBTQ+ community and its many allies by providing social connection, public events, support groups, and educational training. They strive to be inclusive of all genders and sexualities, celebrate the diversity within the community, practice cultural humility and foster health and wellbeing of the people they serve. They seek to improve the lives of everyone by increasing understanding, acknowledgment, visibility and appreciation of the LGBTQ+ Community, thereby making Rural Northern California a safer and more accepting place for all.

Planned Parenthood Redding

Planned Parenthood Redding
2935 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA 96002

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

Wolfpack Clubhouse

Safe Places: Wolfpack Clubhouse is here to provide a safe place where our LGBTQ+ youth community can be  themselves without rejection.
Be Heard: Wolfpack Clubhouse is here to listen to you and support you.
Personal Well-being: Wolfpack Clubhouse offers art therapy, support groups, and other healthy events for our LGBTQ+ youth community, in order to reduce feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression, to boost self esteem, improve communication skills, foster spiritual growth, and individual creativity.

Ph: Office (530) 230-9660

They have a 24 hour hotline for LGBTQ community!
Some have the advocates on the Wolfpack hotline have also been trained through One SAFE Place and can assist in issues related to sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

833-WPC-WOLF (972-9653)

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 10am-5pm
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday: 10am-7pm
Saturday: 9am-10pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

Out 4 Mental Health (O4MH) Pronouns Fact Sheet (PDF)

When people refer to us in the third person, they use gendered pronouns. Pronouns can be useful to avoid clunky phrasing, like repeating a person’s name over and over. Some examples of pronouns and the ways that they are used are are explained in this document.


California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA) is dedicated to increasing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in rural California by improving access to justice and expanding c​ivic engagement opportunities for LGBT communities.

​​​​First Day Ideas for Creating a Welcoming Environment​ (PDF)

The environment we create for our students is equally as important as the content we teach and the learning strategies we use. This applies to all teachers of all age groups from preschool to graduate school. The environment includes the atmosphere, the traditions we set, the furniture arrangement, the centers or special areas within the room, and the decorations. All of these things add up to create either a positive or negative environment for students.​ Here are some tips for creating a welcoming environment from the first day!​​

HIV and Transgender Communities (PDF)

HIV prevention for transgender people is a core priority of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. As part of its High-Impact Prevention approach, CDC is working with public health partners, other federal agencies, and community leaders to address key gaps in HIV prevention and care for transgender people nationwide.​

The LGBTQ+ Supportive Campus (PDF)

​For students who attend college, especially for those who go away to college, it is a chance to discover and reinvent themselves. Away from their parent(s), the community in which they grew up, and the people with whom they went to high school, students can explore their identities, and find others who share their interests and experiences. This guide will help you encourage students to develop their own identities and establish new peer groups.​​

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is an essential national organization dedicated to suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQ youth under 25 years old. Young people can reach out anonymously to connect with a trained counselor.

Addiction Counselor​
In order to successfully address this condition in LGBT patients of all ages, it’s important that counselors have a clear and thorough understanding of the issues individuals within this community often face, as well as the best methods of treatment. The information and resources provided herein are meant to offer assistance for substance abuse counselors working with clients from the LGBT community.​

Equity California​
Equity California​​ ​​​Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.​

This site also includes Equity California's Political Endorsements for candidates running for local, state and federal offices who have a proven track record of supporting equal rights and legal protections for LGBTQ Californians and who are committed to advancing these goals in their capacity as elected officials.

GLADD LGBTQ Resource List​​​
​​GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

Human Rights Campaign​​​
The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.​​

​​Lambda Legal​​​
​Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we do not charge our clients for legal representation or advocacy, and we receive no government funding. We depend on contributions from supporters around the country.

CDC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health​
Positive environments are important to help all youth thrive. However, the health needs of LGBT Youth can differ from their heterosexual peers. On this page, find resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBT Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments.​

​​​The Matthew Shepard Foundation
The Matthew Shepard Foundation’s longstanding mission is to erase hate by replacing it with understanding, compassion and acceptance. Through local, regional and national outreach, we empower individuals to find their voice to create change and challenge communities to identify and address hate that lives within their schools, neighborhoods and homes.​

National Center for Transgender Equality​​
NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of one, and donated office space, we set out to accomplish what no one had yet done: provide a powerful transgender advocacy presence in Washington, DC. 

Today, NCTE is a team of hard-working staff members supported by a nationwide community of transgender people, allies, and advocates with an extensive record of winning life-saving change for transgender people.

NCAA Inclusion Initiative Framework​
As a core value, the NCAA believes in and is committed to diversity, inclusion and gender equity among its student-athletes, coaches and administrators.  We seek to establish and maintain an inclusive culture that fosters equitable participation for student-athletes and career opportunities for coaches and administrators from diverse backgrounds.  Diversity and inclusion improves the learning environment for all student-athletes, and enhances excellence within the Association.

  • Campus Pride offers numerous resources for trans young people in college, including guidelines and recommendations for housing, Greek life, restrooms, and combatting transphobic policies.
  • Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) offers numerous trans rights resources, including guidance for media professionals who are covering trans issues and channels for reporting transphobic defamation in the media.
  • The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) was founded by educators to support LGBTQ students, and offers a trove of resources for trans youth, educators, and allies.
  • Gender Spectrum works with young people, parents, educators, medical professionals, and more to encourage inclusive, safe environments for trans and gender nonconforming children and teens.
  • The National Center for Transgender Equality is a nonprofit organization working to advocate for trans people on issues of discrimination, legal protections and safety, racial and economic justice, and more.
  • Trans Athlete works to bring together information on trans-inclusive athletics for student athletes, their coaches, and school administrators. Data covers K-12, college, and municipal recreation sports.
  • Trans Lifeline offers confidential support to trans people who are experiencing crisis, led by trans people for their community. Resources run the gamut from guidance on legal identity changes to support for homeless trans people and trans people of color experiencing discrimination on multiple fronts.
  • TransYouth Family Allies works with educators and communities to provide support for trans young people and their families, including suicide prevention, community education, and prevention of violence and harassment.

How do I select personal pronouns in my user account as a student? (External Link)

You can select personal pronouns to add to your user account. Personal pronouns display after your name in various areas in Canvas, including:

  • Comment Fields
  • Discussions
  • Inbox
  • People Page (Course and Groups)
  • User Navigation Menu
  • User Profile Page
  • User Settings Page