FOR LGBT YOUTH
Two organizations that build self-esteem providing
a safe-space for LGBT youth are qteamers.tripod.com -
Q-Team, a Queer youth of color collective for ages 12-25 and www.bikeout.org -
Bike Out promotes health in LGBT youth and straight supporters through
Bienestar offers the Sabores Youth Program for LGBT Latino youth - call
for more information at (323) 660-9680.
Models of Pride is an annual conference thrown for LGBT people ages
14 – 23.
REACH LA offers free video production workshops for LGBT youth 14-24.
is a web site that has information about rights of LGBT students in
California State schools and the law that protects them.
offers information about youth sexual health and rights
www.glsen.org – national
site that offers “how to’s” of starting a Gay Straight
Alliance Club (GSA) at your school
[ COMING OUT/FAMILY
www.elight.org/e/coming-out-tips/shtml - is a good site
for coming out tips.
www.pflag.org - P-FLAG is an organization that helps families
and friends work towards acceptance and support.
[ SUICIDE & MENTAL
The Trevor Project and Teen Line help LGBT youth deal with feelings of suicide,
both operate phone hotlines.
www.laglc.org - The L.A. Gay and
Lesbian Center offer low cost mental health services.
[ TRANSGENDER SITES/RESOURCES ]
www.youthresource.com/community/transtopia/index.htm Transtopia is a resource for youth where questions about being transgender
the Los Angeles area - Childrens Hospital L.A.’s Transgender
Youth Leadership Project offers education
and leadership skill building for transgender individuals. To get
involved or for more info call (323) 660-2459
www.bienestar.org - Bienestar is a culturally relevant
and appropriate agency that offers a multitude of services towards HIV prevention
and intervention for Latino
| [ AFRICAN
AMERICAN LGBT RESOURCES ]
www.inthemeantimemen.org - In The Meantime is a men’s
support group for all men of African descent.
www.blackstripe.com/archives/blacklist/index.html - The
Blacklist is a list of LGBT people of African descent serving as a reminder of
the great things this often ignored group of people has done.
COMMUNITIES & COMPUTER SAFETY TIPS ]
is a resource on safe computer usage for LGBT youth.
is a resource for young LBQT women.
Downelink is an online network of LGBT people across the globe, and it is not
necessarily focused on hookups and finding sex partners.
RIGHTS & LEGAL ISSUES ]
visit Lambda Legal Defense and Education
the American Civil Liberties Union - www.aclu.org
The L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center’s STOP Partner Abuse/Domestic Violence
program provides a wide array of services regarding the subject of domestic abuse,
including youth groups and Spanish-speaking counseling.
INFORMATION & TESTING ]
In the Los Angeles area www.theclinicinc.org/pages/services.html -
T.H.E. Clinic and www.laglc.org -
the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center offer free HIV testing.
Party Longer is a youth friendly HIV-information site.