Organizations for Partnership and Resources on LGBTQ Youthhere. www.uua.org/youth www.uua.org/LGBTQ www.uua.org/directory/districts
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of LGBT persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. www.pflag.org
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe learning environments for students, envisions every child respecting and accepting all people, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. www.glsen.org
The Trevor Project is a national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth. Trevor operates the only national crisis lifeline for LGBTQ teens and young adults, offers instant message counseling via TrevorChat and the is largest online social network specifically for young LGBTQ people, TrevorSpace. Hotline: 866-4Utrevor / 866-488-7386 www.thetrevorproject.orghttp://familyproject.sfsu.edu
National youth leadership organization GSA Network connects Gay-Straight Alliances and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training, and supports young people in starting, strengthening, sustaining, and building the capacity of GSAs. http://gsanetwork.org
True Colors is a non-profit that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are recognized and competently met. The organization trains more than 2400 people annually, organizes the largest LGBT youth conference in the country with more than 2000 attendees and manages the Connecticut’s only LGBT mentoring program.www.ourtruecolors.org http://imatyfa.org www.lgbtcenters.org
Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.www.advocatesforyouth.org www.safeschoolscoalition.org
This list was compiled by the UUA Office of Multicultural Growth and Witness.