Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

Winnebago County Health Department serves to educate and support the health of all its residents.  On this page you will find local, state and national  resources for LGBT health.


Local Resources

Harmony Café

The mission of Harmony Café is to provide a safe and peaceful place to celebrate diversity of people, ideas and activities.  A place that encourages healthy and positive interactions between diverse people, and we define diversity in its broadest sense.  We do this by providing diverse programming that attracts diverse people and by modeling and sharing our Check it at the Door Declaration.


PFlag of the Greater Oshkosh Area, Inc.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).  Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.


Community for Hope of Greater Oshkosh , Inc.

Community for Hope of Greater Oshkosh, a nonprofit organization supporting suicide prevention, intervention and response.


Rainbow Alliance for Hope at UW-Oshkosh

Rainbow Alliance for H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Perceive Equality) has been a recognized student group at UW-Oshkosh since 1998. Rainbow Alliance for HOPE is an educational and support organization for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Ally (LGBTQA) community.


Gay Straight Alliances

Gay–straight alliances are student organizations, found primarily in North American high schools and universities, that are intended to provide a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and their straight allies (LGBTA).  The goal of most, if not all, gay–straight alliances is to make their school community safe and welcoming to all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.


Gay Straight Alliance groups at our local High Schools

  • Menasha High School
  • Neenah High School
  • Oshkosh North High School
  • Oshkosh West High School




General Resources


Wisconsin Department  of Health Services

Wisconsin Department of Health Services website is designed to increase knowledge about LGBT health disparities and LGBT health resources in Wisconsin.


Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.  GLSEN offers a diverse collection of resources and support for educators and students to empower them to make their schools safe for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.


Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers national LGBT information, education and resources for all ages.


Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and questioning youth.