National Resources

This page lists organizations that work to advocate and support LGBTQ people and in some cases, provide education.

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network – GLSEN advocates for equal treatment of students on basis of sexual orientation and gender and an end to bullying in American schools

Colage – National organization for support of children of LGBTQ parents

Human Rights Campaign – Prominent national anti-hate organization founded in 1980

National Center For Lesbian Rights  – NCLR has been advocating for all LGBTQ rights (including non-lesbians) since 1977

Trevor Space – a safe internet chat room for LGBTQ youth that is monitored by adults

GSA Network – GSA advocates for safe schools and communities for gender and racial minorities.

Family Equality Council  – The Family Equality Council’s mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.

Child Welfare League of America – In their work, they address LGBTQ  youth issues and provide information for Professionals

LAMBDA Legal Toolkit – Tools to support LGBTQ youth in care.

 PFLAG – Works to support and educate parents, family, and friends of lesbians and gays.