Alpha Lambda Zeta (ΑΛΖ) Fraternity, Inc., a LGBT Greek-Lettered Organization, is a national non-collegiate service fraternity for pre-professional professional masculine of center lesbians who seek to promote positive images of the LGBT community through service to the community and political activism. The organization was founded to provide mentorship, personal growth, and leadership. Membership in Alpha Lambda Zeta is not exclusive to women of a particular race or age. The fraternity was founded in 2006 in Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia.
Alpha Lambda Zeta Fraternity, Inc. was founded on January 9, 2006 in Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. The fraternity was founded to provide a non-traditional Greek experience fostered by understanding, acceptance and support for aggressive women who are generally termed as studs, tombois, aggs, and butch in the LGBT community. The fraternity seeks to eliminate barriers between the LGBTQ community and the broader community and to promote social change.
The fraternity operates nationally and has members in more than 10 US states such as Nevada, California, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Ohio, Virginia, and Arizona.
Alpha Lambda Zeta Fraternity, Inc has five principles:
Lambda Action Network (LAN)is the national community service initiative
VOICE is the national political outreach initiative. Within VOICE the fraternity establishes projects in conjunction with many Pro-GLBT Rights organizations: