Welcoming Schools is an LGBTQ-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping and bullying in K-5 schools.
Our annual Time To THRIVE Conference aims to promote the safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBTQ youth. K-12 educators, professional counselors, and other youth-serving professionals are highly encouraged to attend.
HRC’s report, Growing Up LGBTQ in America, is a groundbreaking survey of more than 10,000 LGBTQ-identified youth ages 13-17.
This resource provides the language and information needed to discuss LGBTQ people and issues in an age-appropriate way with children and youth.
HRC is committed to providing the kinds of resources children, families and other youth-serving professionals need to support one another.
Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools, is written for adults who work with youth.
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Getting Expert Support and Care for Gender-Expansive Children
When a child shows signs of distress about their gender, or a family feels they could use more support in raising a gender-expansive child, it's a good idea to connect with a mental health or medical provider who is experienced at working with gender-expansive children.Read more
Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children
Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children is a groundbreaking resource that explains how families and healthcare professionals are helping transgender children thrive.Read more
A Guide for Schools on Department of Education Guidance
As an administrator or school board member, you are the expert on your school’s students and families. We hope you will share these facts in a way that feels authentic to you and appropriate for your school.Read more
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