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.
- National School Climate Survey
- Forming a GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance)
- ThinkB4YouSpeak Guide for Educators of Grades 6-12
- Educator Resources
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:
- Welcoming Schools Starter Kit
- Lesson Plans Based on Grade Level
- Teachable Moments to Address Bullying
- Professional Development Tools
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.
- Lifeline: 866-488-7386
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.
- US (877) 565-8860
- Canada (877) 330-6366
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