Resources for Schools, Teachers, and Adults Working with LGTBQ Youth


PFLAG National has a number of great resources on their website.

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network)

GLSEN is a non-profit organization founded by teachers focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

Welcoming Schools is a project of the Human Rights Campaign, designed to provide resources to support LGBTQ students in Elementary and Middle schools. On this site, look for:

Safe Schools NC

Safe Schools NC is a non-profit organization with resources for creating a safe and positive learning environment for all students and educators in North Carolina.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is an organization that works to prevent LGBTQ suicide with resources on warning signs of suicide and a 24/7 lifeline.

Trans Lifeline

This non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people runs a hotline staffed by transgender people to respond to whatever support needs members of the transgender community might have.

Schools in Transition

Schools in Transition is a guide from the Human Rights Campaign with best practices for helping transgender children as they transition within school.


Edutopia is a non-profit organization founded by George Lucas uses evidence-based approaches to helping K-12 students learn better. You will find numerous articles on LGBTQ issues in education by searching the website.

Printable Handout of the Information above

National LGBT Health Education Center