Are you a young person who identifies as LGBTQ?
We’re happy you found us.
Local Youth Groups
Build Our Center
HOMIEs (Hands on Movement Including Everyone) – We will provide a safe space for LGBTQ youth and their friends. We will encourage participation by focusing on different aspects of community outreach. We actively assist youth in determining short term and long term goals while promoting unity within our community.
Middle and High Schools GSAs (Gay Straight Alliances) – We can find one near-by or help you start one!
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.
Trans Youth Family Allies
TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.
TrueChild is an action tank of leading experts that promotes gender transformative approaches to reproductive health, gender-based violence, and educational achievement. This is done because challenging harmful codes of femininity and masculinity has been shown to be the key to improving life outcomes for at-risk youth, like those who are of color, LGBTQ, or in under-resourced communities.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
The Hetrick-Martin Institute
The Hetrick-Martin Institute believes all young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential. Hetrick-Martin creates this environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth between the ages of 12 and 24 and their families. Through a comprehensive package of direct services and referrals, Hetrick-Martin seeks to foster healthy youth development. Hetrick-Martin’s staff promotes excellence in the delivery of youth services and uses its expertise to create innovative programs that other organizations may use as models.
TrevorSpace is a social networking site for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth ages 13 through 24 and their friends and allies.
LYRIC’s mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)
The National Youth Advocacy Coalition is a social justice organization that advocates for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) in an effort to end discrimination against these youth and to ensure their physical and emotional well-being
A website by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young people, takes a holistic approach to sexual health and issues of concern to queer youth.