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LGBTQ Resources

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State Resources

Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students - DESE

Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ students - MA Gov


LGBTQ Resources

Family Resources from PFLAG Cape Cod

​Providing Support, Education & Advocacy to Parents, Families, ​Friends, ​Allies & Members of the LGBTQ+ Community​​

GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

National organization for advocacy and information to promote safer schools. National conference, online resources and bookstore.

The Family Acceptance Project

The Family Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative to prevent health and mental health risks and to promote well-being for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified children and youth.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.

Supporting LGBTQ+ Students in the Classroom and Online

Help all students build digital citizenship skills for more inclusive, positive, and safer schools.

Growing Up Queer: Thoughtful Books About LGBTQ+ Youth

Below you'll find a vast selection of books for all ages that feature lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender nonconforming, and other queer kids and teens.

Safe Space Kit from GLSEN

A Guide to Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students in Your School

Bisexual Resource Center

The Bisexual Resource Center works to connect the bi+ community and help its members thrive through resources, support, and celebration.

Why are pronouns important?

Resources on personal pronouns

Gender Spectrum

Gender Spectrum works to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

Trans and Gender Diverse Youth Care from Fenway Health

Gender-affirming, high quality, patient-centered care.

The Coming Out Handbook (The Trevor Project)

Explore what coming out means to you with tools and guiding questions.


Resources on the LGBTQI+ population include national survey reports, agency and federal initiatives, and related behavioral health resources.

CDC LGBTQ+ Youth Resources

Positive environments are important to help all youth thrive. However, the health needs of LGBTQ+ Youth can differ from their heterosexual peers. On this page, find resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBTQ+ Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments.