Creating More Welcoming Environments for LGBTQ Teens and College Students For LGBTQ Teens Lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) youth and those perceived as LGBT are at an increased risk of being bullied. There are important and unique considerations for strategies to prevent and address bullying of LGBT youth teens and young adults hand guide. Bullying Statistics found that 42 percent of LGBTQ youth have experienced cyber bullying, a rate three times higher than other students. Incidents can take many forms, including physical harassment, emotional or mental abuse, stronger violence, or discrimination
LGBTQ Resource List
Leading the conversation. Shaping the media narrative. Changing the culture. That's GLAAD at work. For over 30 years, has been at the forefront of cultural change, accelerating acceptance for the LGBTQ community. GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Immigrant Rights
(LGBT) immigrants often face unique challenges due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Some flee persecution in their home countries or have experienced discrimination and trauma in the United States. Others need assistance in changing their gender marker on official documents or navigating a family-based immigration case.
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) provides training and resources to ensure that legal services address these complex issues and are provided in a culturally competent manner. Our manual, LGBTQ Immigration: Ensuring Equality for All, provides practice tips and legal guidance for service providers of all levels of experience.
Being supported at home, in school and in the community is important for all children and youth – especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) youth. From creating an inclusive learning environment for students – whether a student is in the process of transitioning or she has two moms – to understanding the challenges and resiliency of LGBTQ youth, HRC provides a wealth of resources for supporting LGBTQ youth.
Access information preventing suicide and Trevor’s unique resources for LGBTQ youth. The Lifeguard Workshop is a free online learning module with a video, curriculum, and teacher resources for middle school and high school classrooms.
This webpage provides fact sheets, best practices and other resources for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. The resources are organized around the recommendations of the Resolution on Gender and Sexual Orientation Diversity in Children and Adolescents in Schools the joint resolution adopted by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Lgbtq teen hand guide
Advice for LGBTQ+ Teens