LGBTQ Resources (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning)
HiTOPS www.hitops.org An adolescent health and sexuality education center in Princeton, NJ, click on First &Third for LGBTQ info and support group meetings.
Safe Schools Coalition http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/safe.html An organization with extensive and up to date resources for making schools safer for all. Includes websites, research, classroom activities, and lots more.
GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network) http://www.glsen.org National organization fighting to end antigay bias. Extensive resources for creating safer schools.
Mermaids http://www.mermaidsuk.org.ul Offers support to transgendered youth, parents, families, allies, and professionals.
Ingersoll Gender Center http://www.ingersollcenter.org Supports transgendered individuals by providing support, education, advocacy, and informational resources.
The American Institute of Bisexuality http://www.bisexual.org/home.html Organization focused on educating the general public about bisexuality.
The Trevor Project www.thetrevorproject.org The leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth. Offers 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention helpline. Includes TrevorSpace a social networking site for LGBTQ youth and allies.
Mautner Project http://www.mautnerproject.org/home Dedicated to improving the health of LBT women who partner with women, through advocacy, education, research, and direct service.
God Loves Each One Ministry http://www.godloveseachone.org Resources for people of faith eager to create a new dialogue about sexual orientation and gender differences in their family or congregation.
ANSWER http://answer.rutgers.edu/page/resources ANSWER works to encourage sexuality to be understood, respected, valued, and celebrated through education and activism. Offers training and resources for professionals, a national newsletter by teens for teens, and an online sexual health website for teens. http://www.sexetc.org/topic/glbtq
The Center http://www.gaycenter.org An online community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals. Provides advocacy opportunities, professional and educational resources.
BiNet USA www.binetusa.org Facilitates the development of a cohesive network of independent bisexual and bi-friendly communities. Distributes educational information regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.
American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/topics/sorientation.html Provides educational information in an effort to remove the stigma of mental illness that has long been associated with lesbian, gay, and bisexual orientations.
American Civil Liberties Union http://www.aclu.org/lgbt/youth/index.html Strives to make public schools safe and bias-free, defending free expression in public schools and working to help students establish gay-straight alliances.
OutProud http://www.outproud.org The National Coalition for gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgender youth, contains online informational publications and information about nationwide advocacy efforts for educators and LGBT youth.
The Audre Lorde Project http://www.alp.org A people of color, LGBT, two spirit, and gender non-conforming center focused on the New York City area. Working for community wellness, social and economic justice.
Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf www.rad.org Promotes educational, economical, and social welfare for the deaf LGBT community.
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) www.pflag.org Provides support and educational materials for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender individuals, allies, and families.
Colage www.colage.org A national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer parents. This group focuses on building community and working toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.
Transfamily http://www.transfamily.org Extensive support and information for the families of transgendered youth. Includes an emergency resource hotline.
GSANetwork http://www.gsanetwork.org A youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources.
Youth Resource www.youthresource.com Youth Resource is a website by and for LGBTQ youth. Takes a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition www.nyacyouth.org A social justice organization that advocates for and with young people who are LGBTQ in an effort to end discrimination and to ensure their physical and emotional well-being.
Advocates for Youth http://www.advocatesforyouth.org Seeks to help youth make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
Campus Pride http://www.campuspride.org A website for LGBTQ college students and high school seniors to network, to learn, and to lead.
GLBT National Youth Talkline http://www.glnh.org/talkline/index.html LGBTQ national hotline, talkline, and peer to peer chat (IM). Provides telephone and IM peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources across the United States.
The Hetrick Martin Institute http://www.hmi.org Home of the Harvey Milk High School. Aims to create a community in which LBGTQ youth, ages 12 to 21, can reach their full potential.
Oasis Magazine www.oasismag.com A website where GLBTQ youth can post their own journals and chat with other youth on a wide range of topics.
Lambda Legal http://www.lambdalegal.org/publications/out-safe-respected Contains Out, Safe and, Respected which is designed to help you know your rights at school and make sure they're respected. The publication includes concrete ideas about how you can make a difference in your school and community. Check their extensive website for a range of resources.
The Attic Youth Center http://www.atticyouthcenter.org A youth community center in Philadelphia focused on providing a safe space where youth can feel secure and supported.
Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League http://www.smyal.org Washington DC based service organization dedicated to LGBTQ youth. Focused on life skills, health, education, and safe social activities.
Ambiente Joven www.ambientejoven.org Es un proyecto de advocates for youth y esta dedicada a la comunidad gay, lesbiana, bisexual, y transsexual joven Latina en E. E. U. U. y latino America.