Resources

Crisis Support

image001The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth, including the 24/7 Trevor Lifeline, Ask Trevor, an online question and answer resource, and Trevorspace, an LGBT social networking community.
stopbullyingStopBullying.gov provides a vast amount of information on how to prevent and respond to various forms of bullying.
glbtGLBT National Help Center is a free and confidential telephone and online resource of peers to provide support, advice, and information to youth.
aliforThe Ali Forney Center in New York City provides a long list of resources for homeless LGBT youth in California and across the US.
rainnRAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) offers a wide variety of services to survivors of sexual assault including a national sexual assault hotline and assistance in locating a crisis counselor or local rape crisis center.

For Parents

Untitled15PFLAG is a large resource of materials for parents, families, and friends of LGBTQ people.  If you’ve come out recently or are planning to do so in the near future, this is a good site for you to direct your parents to.

Healthcare Providers for LGB Youth

UntitledGLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality is the largest network of LGBT healthcare providers catering to LGBT patients.  This is a good resource for youth searching for culturally competent providers.

Sexual Health

Untitled3Planned Parenthood provides comprehensive reproductive health care services that promote the privacy and rights of each individual.
Untitled4Sex, Etc. is a website created BY teens FOR teens that publishes lots of information on sexual and reproductive health topics, including a state-by-state guide to sexuality issues.

HIV/AIDS

Untitled5Greater Than AIDS is a site that provides information on HIV prevention, testing, and treatment and promotes HIV/AIDS awareness days throughout the year.
Untitled6HIVtest.gov has apps that can tell you where to access HIV and STD testing and STD vaccines around the US.
Untitled7The Positive Project is a free app that features first-person accounts of people infected/affected by HIV/AIDS, sharing their experiences to raise awareness and decrease stigma. The app is available on both iTunes and GooglePlay.