PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 350 affiliates in the United States.
Safe Schools Coalition- Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Questioning Youth: Resources for Parents/Guardians, Family Members, Educators and Allies.
Advocates for Youth- Young people who are GLBTQ may not only experience personal confusion, but face discrimination from a homophobic culture. Research has shown that youth whose parents are rejecting of their GLBTQ identity are more likely to experience depression and attempt suicide. GLBTQ youth need parents who respect, support, and listen to them, as well as advocating for equal rights for GLBTQ people.
The Trevor Project- The Trevor Project is the leading national organisation providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Book and Film Guide (PDF)- This free guide provides recommended reading and film lists for educators and parents, as well as youth-targeted reading and film lists. From The Trevor Project.
Supportive Families, Healthy Children: Helping Families with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Children (PDF)
Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations (PDF)- Information from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). Equips prevention professionals, healthcare providers, and educators with information on current health issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. Includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression.
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