A FEW RECOMMENDED WEBSITES WITH MORE EXTENSIVE RESOURCE LISTS
Alter-Heros: Canadian organization fostering the development of individuals in relation to their sexual orientation, gender identity and sexuality
COLAGE: National movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s.
GLSEN: National education organization focused on educational equality. GLSEN’s website includes resources for educators and students.
PFLAG: National non-profit organization with chapters across the United States with great information and support resources for parents, families, and friends, as well as for LGBTQ people.
Queer Youth Space: a youth-led community initiative and coalition that works to secure space for queer youth in the Seattle area.
YouthResource: Youth writers contribute articles about activism, health issues, current events, lifestyle and culture. Get questions answered and find support from people in our generation for educators.
RESOURCES IN THE PUGET SOUND AREA
BGLAD is a free drop-in support group for queer and trans youth ages 13-20 sponsored by Youth Eastside Services. New participants can expect a welcoming environment, mutual respect, and confidentiality within the group. For more information, please contact Megan Kennedy at Youth Eastside Services (425-747-4937 or megank@youtheastsideservices.
Queer Youth Space: a youth-led community initiative and coalition that works to secure space for queer youth in the Seattle area. QYS is the creater of THREEWINGS is a non-profit organization established to open a cultural arts and activism space led by queer youth in Seattle’s Capitol Hill.
Gender Spectrum: Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.
Safe Schools: The Safe Schools Coalition website hosts a great list of links of resources and information from across the Puget Sound and beyond.
NW Network: Works to end violence and abuse by building loving and equitable relationships in our community and across the country.