Resources from our Friends
43% of transgender students are bullied at school. But just one supportive adult can significantly improve these students’ ability to thrive. The Human Rights Campaign has tools to help. Visit www.welcomingschools.org to make your school a welcoming school.
To learn more about transgender people, issues the community faces, how to be an ally, and language and terminology, visit https://www.glaad.org/transgender
More than HALF of LGBTQ+ students experience harassment based on sexual orientation or gender expression, but you are not alone. Visit www.itgetsbetter.org/get-help to find a community of support and access to resources for LGBTQ+ youth around the world. It Gets Better!
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people. If you or someone you know needs help or support, The Trevor Project’s trained crisis counselors are available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, via chat TheTrevorProject.org/Help, or by texting START to 678678.
Crisis services are only domestically available, but TrevorSpace, the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, is available globally. Link to that here: TrevorSpace.org, an affirming international community for LGBTQ+ youth to connect with each other and find peer support.