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Local LGBTQ Organizations & Resources

SUNY Adirondack's Gay Straight Alliance

A network of a support. Our focus is education and compassion. If you identify as LGBT or as a straight ally to the community, please come check out a meeting! Facebook link

For more information, contact:
Professor Bargiel, Professor Costa, Kerri Driscoll, Abigail Graves, Katt Schott

The Bridge

LGBT community center serving Glens Falls, Saratoga and rural Adirondack regions:

Connect with The Bridge by phone: (518) 307-8426 • Facebook • Linked In (email The Bridge for Linked In profile info) • MySpace • Email 

Albany Damien Center

The Capital Region's AIDS Community Center:

Pride Agenda

The Empire State Pride Agenda is New York's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and advocacy organization:


Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization:

Capital Region Chapter of PFLAG

Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson's

PPMH's mission is the empowerment of every individual to make responsible and informed decisions about sexual and reproductive behavior.

On behalf of LGBT individuals, families and their support systems, PPMH strives to...

  • Improve access to health care and supportive services;
  • Improve health outcomes and quality of life; and
  • Increase organizational and community capacity.

AIDS Council of Northeastern New York

The AIDS Council'sProject HOPE (HIV Outreach and Prevention Education) provides HIV/STD outreach and prevention interventions to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community:

The Northeast Gender Alliance-TNGA

A Yahoo Group formed to promote unity for crossdressers, transsexuals, FTM, MTF and anyone who identifies as TG and who live in the general Capital Region. Open to family, partners, friends and supporters of the TG community. The list's purpose is to share information, meet, learn and enjoy ourselves and to act as a clearing house for activities and groups.

Go to to join and find out more, or write Linda at with questions.

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LGBT news, public affairs, interviews, music and more. Starts off with "This Way OUT," the internationally-syndicated LGBT radio magazine at noon eastern time every Sunday, then continues with live, local contact from 12:30 til 2pm.

Studio line: 518-276-6248
web: and www.HomoRadio

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Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign; Working for LGBT Rights: 

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

[Transgender Legal and Civil Rights Advocacy]:

GLBT Student Pride

The only national directory of GLBT organizations on college campuses.


The nation's oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS:

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Lesbians with Cancer

Gay Demographics

A fun site to review gay census data:

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Wedding Officiant

Ellie Dillon

Reverend Joy Burke

Interfaith Minister / Wedding Officiant
On Facebook


Alleluia Bed & Breakfast

Located in Glens Falls, NY, we are an upscale B&B that is welcoming, friendly and safe. We are members of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association.


The Saratoga Farmstead B&B

Address: 41 Locust Grove Road, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: 518-587-2074

This restored farmhouse sits on 10 beautiful acres of gardens and meadows, just 2-1/2 miles from downtown Saratoga Springs. Operated by two professional chefs, the bed & breakfast is recognized by the State of New York as a "Green" hospitality property for its environmentally friendly practices. Foods served are local and sustainable when possible, with organically grown herbs, flowers and vegetables planted on premises. 

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Communities of Faith

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church in South Glens Falls

We are a "Reconciling in Christ" Congregation with an official affirmation of welcome to people regardless of sexual orientation, race, socioeconomic status, or age. Our motto is "All are welcome. All may worship. All are loved."

Our congregation is listed as a welcoming congregation on the website of "The Bridge" 

The Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church...

of Saratoga Springs ( We believe that God's love for humanity is all inclusive. We faithfully join in the fellowship of UCC "Open and Affirming" congregations and Presbyterian "More Light" churches in warmly welcoming all LGBT persons. Services are at 10:45

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation...

of Saratoga Springs ( is a Welcoming Congregation that affirms the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We strongly support Marriage Equality and LGBT rights, and welcome all.

The Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church

A welcoming congregation at 175 5th Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12188, 518-584-3720. Services at 9 and 11 am.

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Health and Wellness

Free Drop-In Meditation Group

at Saratoga Springs Public Library on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Sussman or Glasby room. Facilitated by practitioners from One Roof, A Holistic Health Center. Call Saratoga Springs Public Library to confirm dates at 584-7860.

Drop-In Meditation Classes

...presented by the Odiyana Buddhist Center at the Franklin Community Center and Arts Council.

Drop-In Meditation Group the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 624 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm. This group practices in the Buddhist tradition and welcomes newcomers. Call Aaron at 306-4239.

Still Point Interfaith Retreat Center

...offers retreats and workshops throughout the year. 518-587-4967

Pure Bred Athletics

We are a gay friendly wellness center offering Crossfit, Massage, Personal Training and Nutrition.  Our email address is and phone# is 518-406-8788.  Website is

Tara J. Baker, Licensed Massage Therapist

Experience a form of healing and relaxation that has been practiced for centuries. Experience the art of massage. Customizing each massage according to your needs. Reasonable prices and over 12 years experience.

Phone: (518) 852-2471, 233 Milton Ave. Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Saratoga Springs Yoga

Suzanne offers private yoga sessions by appointment and online classes for self-empowerment and healing.

Suzanne Lynch, founder and creative director
Address: 8 Phila Street, 2nd Flr, Saratoga Springs
Phone: 518-588-3562

Solutions for Healing and Renewal

Proudly gay and lesbian owned and operated, the staff of Solutions for Healing and Renewal  welcome you to our wellness practice. Through our spiritual approach, our mission is to compassionately provide to each and every being experiences that empower and transform the body, mind, and spirit. Utilizing massage, Reiki, Tarot Readings, psychotherapy, and holistic classes and workshops, we provide our clients with tools to enhance their personal sense of peace and promote their healing. 

Address: 632 Plank Road, Suite 201; Clifton Park, New York 12065
Phone: 518-383-8311

518 Fit with Liz

518 Fit with Liz addresses all of your nutritional and wellness concerns. From losing weight to losing sleep, I can assist you in overcoming your obstacles and achieve your goals. More importantly, I can teach how to extend your success so it lasts a lifetime! The LGBT community experiences a unique set of stressors and I have the experience and ability to teach you how to effectively deal with them.

Phone: 518-763-9983

Professional Services

Brucie Rosch Web and Graphic Design

Illustration, web site, graphic design for businesses and non-profit. Clients from Los Angeles to DC, NYC to Boston.

Phone: 518-257-6001

Funeral Homes 

M. B. Kilmer Funeral Home, A "family" owned funeral home, serving Washington and Saratoga Counties since 1927. We are a full service funeral home, committed to caring for your family.

For further information, please visit our website


Ettinger Law Firm

Elder Law Estate Planning. Protecting your future.
Serving the Elder Law Estate Planning needs of the community.

Address: 340 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
Telephone: 1-800-500-2525, ext. 117
Pattie Brown, Communications Director

Financial Services

Joyce Cole

Financial Planning and Investment management services. Planning opportunities tailored for LGBT clients.

Telephone: 518-793-4507

Claire Chouinard

Financial services and considerations for the specific needs of the LGBT community.

Name: Northwestern Mutual Financial Network 
Address: 1201 Troy Schenectady Rd., Suite 120, Latham NY, 12110 
Telephone: (518) 785-4141

Interior Decorating / Decor

Designs by Douglas

Floral and decor for parties and events, interior decorating services, and landscape design. Serving the Capital District and Saratoga.

T 518.454.0055

Personal Organization / Consulting

Zipporah Harris (Ms.)

Personal Organizer "Your way with my skills"
De-clutter, de-packrat, de-hoard & reorganize your personal space to suit your needs. Successfully manage your space. 

Your Personal Space
Serving Capital Region and beyond
Phone: 518.393.3511

Therapy Services

Caroline Russell Smith

Psychotherapist specializing in body image concerns as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people and their families.

One Roof Holistic Health Center
58 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
Phone: 518.857.9361

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Real Estate and Homes

Joseph Dalton

Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent For the sale or purchase of homes in historic Saratoga Springs or anywhere in the Capital Region.

Prudential Manor Homes, 376 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Phone: 518-573-1093

Hoss Home Inspections, LLC

Providing home inspections in and around the capital region

Name: John Hostetter

Have your potential home inspected by Hoss.

Entertainment and Services

Eclectic Songs

Mobile disc jockey music entertainment for any event, providing all types of music. Eclectic Songs specializes in weddings, civil union celebrations and commitment ceremonies.

Contact Linda at 518-883-3911 or by email at

Mindmajik with John Bates

An amazing demonstration of stage hypnosis where the volunteers who come up on stage are the stars of the show.


Speed of Sound

Offering DJ service for events.

Visit our website to find out more:

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Circus Cafe

Great food, great atmosphere, lunch, dinner, bar, musical guests

Address: 392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: 518-583-1106
KARAOKE every 1st and 3rd Saturday (10 pm)

LGBTQ Products

Just a little to the left

Greeting cards for the LGBTQ community

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