LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, AND INTERSEXED YOUTH
The Trevor Project: 24-hour Suicide Prevention Hotline for GLBTQ Youth
The leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among GLBTQ youth. If you’re thinking that suicide is the only way out, please call: 1-866-488-7386, or visit the Trevor Project website: www.trevorspace.org
National Youth Advocacy Coalition
A social justice organization that advocates for and with GLBTQ young people in an effort to end discrimination against these youth and to ensure their physical and emotional well-being
Youth Guardian Services
A youth-run, non-profit organization providing support services on the Internet to GLBTQ and straight supportive youth
Lonely? Find someone to talk to!
To communicate online with other people your age who are going through their own coming out process,
check out www.youthresource.com. Also, three terrific online communities are:
Learn about and participate in the annual Day of Silence
For summer fun (and who doesn’t like to go to camp?):
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS AND STUDENTS WITH LGBTQ PARENTS
Colage Lee Dubin Memorial Scholarship
For college students with LGBTQ parents
The Point Foundation for
TO FIND LGBTQI ORGANIZATIONS IN YOUR STATE:
FOR PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND OTHER SUPPORTERS
A basic primer on gender variance in children
PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
PFLAG has a Transgender Chapter, too
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
LAMBDA GLBT Community Services
A non-profit GLBT agency dedicated to reducing homophobia, inequality, hate crimes, and discrimination by encouraging self-acceptance, cooperation, and non-violence
Books geared specifically toward lesbian moms and their kids:
Online magazine for kids with LGBTQ parents:
A national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more LGBTQ parent.
Family Equality Council
Works at all levels of government to advance full social and legal equality on behalf of the approximately one million GLBT families raising two million children.
Builds community for GLBT adults and families through social, cultural, and health programming.
Services and Advocacy for GLBT
Provides GLBT seniors ages 50+ with social support and health programming.
Advances equality and justice for GLBT Long Islanders through lobbying and the endorsement and support of individuals running for public office.
Sharing information about helping you learn, understand, and grow with the knowledge that a loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Pride for Youth
Goal is to enhance the health, wellness and cultural competency of GLBT young people through supportive services, education and youth development.
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of
Information, Peer Counseling and Referrals. (631) 665-3700 Weekdays 7PM-10PM
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