Youth Resources

Contact Elizabeth, East High School social worker for information on the Gay/Straight Alliance groups in middle and high schools. Email: eawetzelgracyalny@gbaps.org

Trevor Space Online support group- https://www.trevorspace.org/
TrevorSpace is an affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24. Sign up and start a conversation now.

It Gets Better Project- www.itgetsbetter.org
The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you are trying to affirm and assert your sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can be a challenging and isolating process – but, the good news is, no one has to do it alone.

The Trevor Project- www.thetrevorproject.org
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network- www.glsen.org
GLSEN has been conducting research and evaluation on LGBTQ issues in K-12 education since 1999. Our research staff members are nationally recognized experts, trusted by safe schools advocates and researchers alike to provide the facts about our national school climate

Gay Teen Forum: A forum specifically geared toward gay teens.

Teen Line: Teenagers can look through message boards, call the confidential hotline, email, online chat, and/or text for any unanswered questions they have.