Sex ed is everyone’s right.
That’s why we created Girl2Girl,
a sex ed program just for teen girls who are into girls.
The 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.
StopBullying.gov provides a vast amount of information on how to prevent and respond to various forms of bullying.
GLBT National Help Center is a free and confidential telephone and online resource of peers to provide support, advice, and information to youth.
The Ali Forney Center provides support and resources for homeless LGBT+ youth and young adults across the US.
RAINN (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.
Healthcare Providers for LGBT+ Youth
GLMA: 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.
OutCare helps LGBT+ individuals find healthcare providers and get their unique healthcare questions answered.
Kinsey Confidential, a project of The Kinsey Institute, is a sexuality information website that contains articles, podcasts, blogs and a weekly question and answer column.
Planned Parenthood provides comprehensive reproductive health care services that promote the privacy and rights of each individual.
Sex, 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.
Greater Than AIDS provides information on HIV prevention, testing, and treatment and promotes HIV/AIDS awareness days throughout the year.
FreeHIVTest has apps that can tell you where to access HIV and STD testing and STD vaccines around the US.
General resources and support
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) works to improve school climates and champions LGBT issues in K-12 education. Youth can find support from GLSEN for student-led efforts to positively impact their own schools and local communities.
GSA Network is an advocacy website for youth who are interested in developing a Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) at their school or who want to network with other GSAs across the country.
AMPLIFY, a project of Advocates for Youth, is an online community that provides information, training and resources for young people to advocate for more positive and realistic approaches to adolescent sexual health.
It Gets Better Project was designed to inform LGBTQ youth that life gets better, and to create/inspire changes needed to make it better for them. In addition to thousands of “It Gets Better” videos, there are a variety of resources to get help or participate in advocacy efforts.
PFLAG 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.