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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We Are With You: Resources for the LGBTQ Community During a Time of Need
To every LGBTQ person across this nation feeling stunned and disheartened by the election results, and questioning if they have a place in our country today, we say this: you do.Read more
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
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