The internet is full of great resources for LGBTQ teens and their allies. Here are some local and national resources that you may find helpful.
LGBTQ Terminology: Wondering what all of those letters mean? Here is a glossary of some of the most commonly used terms.
The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
GLSEN: The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for ALL students.
It Gets Better Project
GSA Network: Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources. Focused on California GSAs, but lots of useful information about starting and running a Gay-Straight Alliance in any school.
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Youth Resource: A Web site by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people, Youth Resource takes a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern to queer youth.
Sex, Etc. Sex education by teens, for teens!
Gay Teen Booklist: A list of the best gay teen books.
Family Equality Council: Discusses LGBT family rights.
Another great resource list!: This page contains a list of about 20 different resources with information ranging from coming out, support, articles, suicide prevention, as well as many other LGBTQ related issues!
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