LGBTQA+ Resources

Also: Teen Crisis Resources

Teen Crisis Hotlines:

LGBTQIA+ Resources:

  • Human Rights Campaign resources for supporting/caring for transgender youth
  • Resources for Questioning Youth: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual by John Schmidt
  • Lesbian and Gay Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Association (LAGCAPA)
  • Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP)- curricula for trainees
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)- advocacy and resources
  • True Colors, Inc. – LGBT youth Education and Advocacy:
  • Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)- family resources
  • Family Acceptance Project- program designated to address family acceptance
  • Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)- school resources
  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic offers medical and psychosocial support for gender variant, gender non-conforming and transgender children and youth up to 21 years of age and their families. We also provide consultation and training for providers and organizations interested in learning how to serve the needs of gender variant youth.
  • Gender Education Spectrum and Training- education and training issues
  • Gender Identity Resources and Education Society of UK (GRIRES)- trans education
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)- standards of care
  • Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA)- resources and advocacy for families
  • “queer owned and operated” website with information on sexuality, sexual health, relationship information, support and advice for the full gender spectrum.
  • The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.
  • In the midst of multiple global crises, we want to remind you that we are so grateful that you are here with us and are excited for you to stay here with us. If you or a friend is struggling with mental health, please remember that you matter, you are not alone, and there are resources for support available for you: click here or visit:  Founded by Lady Gaga

Chest Binding– safe procedures, suggested binders:

  • When done correctly, chest binding can effectively flatten your chest without major health risks. When done incorrectly, you may risk adverse health effects like obstructed breathing and cutting off circulation to your extremities. This article addresses how to safely bind.
  •​ transitional apparel by a trans ownded and operated company with safe, accessible and comfortable chest binders.