LGBT youth online resources: (links will open in a new browser window)
The following include online communities, message boards, coming out info, an online library, an art gallery by youth, and much more.
The Trevor Project has a 24 hour toll-free crisis hotline that promotes and provides support to gay lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth. If you need help NOW, call 1-866-488-7386 or visit their site online.
Trans Lifeline is a trans specific suicide hotline, staffed by trans people. USA and Canada. 1-877-565-8860
Trans Student Education Resources “is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers.”
TSA – Tri-State Alliance (Evansville, IN youth group)
PFLAG of Southern Illinois (Unfortunately they are no longer active locally)
GLSEN Championing LGBTQ issues in K-12 education since 1990
Youth Resource – Site created by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) young people.
Oasis Magazine e-zine ARCHIVE Running for 19 years, Oasis Journals (formerly Oasis Magazine) was the longest running peer support and community site for LGBT youth on the internet.
Youth Guardian Services (online support agency)
PFLAG – Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Persons