Resources

A collection of various resources that represent not only the organizations featured by the interviewees on this blog, but other important organizations as well. Organized in a A-Z format.

Health Concerns for Gay and Lesbian Teens: Reccomendations for LGBTQ+ around sexual activity, warnings around substance abuse, and who to talk to if you are feeling harassed. 

Gay City: Based in Seattle Washington, Gay City works to increase acessability, advocacy, and transparency around healthcare and other resources in the area. 

GLBT Hotline: As a group, they provide vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. 

GLSEN: An organization that strives to improve an education system that frequently allowed its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students to be bullied, discriminated against and/or fall through the cracks.

Globe Youth: A health program that helps LGBT make sure that they are able to live and thrive in a safe, educated, and integrated community that supports healthy development of their emotional, spiritual, physical, sexual, and gender identities.

Ingersoll Gender Center: Created by transgender and gender non-conforming people, it connects people to community rescources and advocates for all. 

ItGetsBetter: An online group that wants to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.

Lambert House :Lambert House is a safe place LGBTQ youth ages 11-22. They host programs ranging from movie nights to group meetings around any subject. 

LGBTQ+ Resource Document: Created by Samantha Ayers, founder of Help Me See Myself, this document contains terms, resources, and media recommendations around the LGBTQ+ community. 

Our True Colors: OTC works with schools and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.

PFLAG: PFLAG unites LGBT people with friends, family and allies, and has branches all over the United States. 

Pride Asia: A collective of Asian Pacific Islanders who celebrate, empower and showcase the multicultural diversity of LGBTQ+ communities. 

Pride Foundation: Pride Foundation works with the LGBTQ+ community using grants, programming, and advocacy across the Northwest of America.

Q Card Project: A medical card created by LGBTQ+ people for usage in the medical system. Available around King County, they can hold any medical information you might need to talk to your health care practitioner about. 

Scarleteen: Need sex education, relationship, or just general helath questions answered? Founded in 1998, Scarleteen has a database of over 1,000 pages that can give information about any questions you may have around sexual health. 

Seattle Counseling Service: The oldest LGBTQ+ focused community mental health agency in the world, SCS offers mental health, substance abuse, and other services. 

TransStudent: A youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.

Youth Allies: A blog that collects news stories about LGBTQ Youth and their allies. Youthcare: An organization that advocates and works towards the end of homeless for all youth.