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PFLAG of Southern Illinois (Unfortunately they are no longer active locally)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
Scarleteen – Comprehensive sex education for 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.
PFLAG – Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Persons