Having opened in 2016, The County of Santa Clara Office of LGBTQ Affairs was the first and only county-level Office of LGBTQ Affairs of its kind in the state of California and in the nation, with oversight of county-related work under the Office of the County Executive. It is now one of two county-level offices.
Union County’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs, under the Department of Economic Development, was established by the Freeholder Board in 2018. It is the only county government office of its kind in the State of New Jersey.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms introduced The City of Atlanta Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Board along with the City of Atlanta’s first-ever full time LGBTQ Affairs Coordinator.
Created in 2008 by mayoral executive order, the City of Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs became a permanent part of the City’s charter in 2015.
The District of Columbia Mayor’s Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Affairs (LGBTQ) is a permanent, cabinet-level office within the Office of Community Affairs in the Executive Office of the Mayor, established by statute in 2006 to address the important concerns of the District's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents.
Although San Mateo County does not have a particular office dedicated to LGBTQ affairs, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution in 2014 to establish California’s first county or city commission focused on the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer (LGBTQ) Community.