The LGBT Youth Line is a toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line for lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, queer and questioning young people.
OK2BME is a set of support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in the Waterloo Region.
The Rainbow Youth, York Region is a free support group that provides an opportunity for queer or questioning youth, 26 years-old and under to meet others and share their struggles, successes and stories.
The Rainbow Youth Program works to make lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth feel safe, included, and empowered in Peterborough and the four counties. We give LGBTQ+ youth the space to be themselves and the tools to lead positive change in their schools, peer groups, and community.
Dr. Stacy Pinto wants students to feel comfortable when they walk into her office on campus at the University of Denver. She believes it’s her job to create a space where people feel invited to sit and have open and honest conversations with her.
This project started in a cute grey house in Houston, Texas on Marshall street in the part of town called Montrose.
The community on Marshall street was a blend gender expressions, from the fabulous drag kings to the androgynous couch-crasher, to the soft-butch art teacher, the princess labrador retriever named Jack, little alpha pup named Noah, and a pair of ferrets.
These individuals first helped educate each other, and then themselves, to learn more of what it means to live and express and perform one's gender role.
The more they learned, the more they wanted to share with everyone else. They saw a need around them in transgender friends who wanted more options on their census forms, and transsexual lovers who had to educate their own therapists, and parents wanting to know how to be supportive of their gender-variant kids.
Their solution: the GENDER book
The Rainbow Optimist Club is dedicated to bettering the lives of LGBT2Q+ rural youth, their families and their communities.
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College is a challenging environment for every student. According to the National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health conducted in 2019, 71% of LGBTQ youth reported being discriminated against their sexual identity and orientation. While 87% of them said it was crucial for them to find a safe space and organization that supports LGBTQ youth. Gladly, resources for LGBTQ students do exist and students have a chance to stick to them. Also, there are websites and programs that may help educators and parents treat LGBTQ students in a supportive manner. Let’s discuss them!
Our mission is to make Nova Scotia a safer, healthier, and happier place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth through support, education, resource expansion and community development.
Youth Ottawa (formerly Child and Youth friendly Ottawa) is a not-for-profit charity that envisions an Ottawa where youth drive positive change. Our vision is based on our belief in youth. We support Ottawa youth by encouraging them to seize opportunities, harness their ideas and spark change.
Youth are the heart of our organization. We pride ourselves on encouraging young people to take on leadership roles while supported by adult mentors. Our programming is created and nurtured by young people in our community. It provides them with a platform and opportunity to engage, learn, experience and try new things while using their voice to reach out to their peers.
We have partnered with Kelsey Dugas Counselling services.
Kelsey Dugas is a Clinical Social Worker who works specifically with members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, especially youth and adolescents. Kelsey has many years of experience working with this population and is very passionate about her work.