LGBTQ+ Youth

Challenges faced by LGBTQ+ youth are changing, but what they always need is support from each other and the adults in their lives.

For HRC's resources for educators, please visit To learn about our annual gathering of LGBTQ+ youth-serving professionals, visit TimetoThrive.

Choose from one of our featured topics to explore specific areas of our LGBTQ+ Youth resources.

Being supported at home, in school and in the community is important for all children and youth – especially LGBTQ+ youth. From creating an inclusive learning environment for students — whether a student is in the process of transitioning, or she has two moms — to understanding the challenges and resiliency of LGBTQ+ youth, HRC provides a wealth of resources for support.

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Resources for Youth-Serving Professionals

The Youth Well-Being program at HRC Foundation has compiled the following resources to support the professional development of youth-serving professionals in affirming LGBTQ+ youth.

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Parenting, LGBTQ+ Youth, Capacity Building, Opportunities for Providers & Institutions

Time to THRIVE Summit

Time to THRIVE was founded with the goal of building a strong network of supportive adults to ensure LGBTQ+ youth don’t simply survive, but THRIVE. Our summit is a convening…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

HRC's LGBTQ+ Youth Report

In 2022, nearly 13,000 LGBTQ+ youth, from all 50 states and Washington, DC, participated in the 2022 Youth Survey, reporting on their health, well-being, and experiences across all aspects of…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

Welcoming Schools Annual Report 2024

This year's annual report highlights the significant achievements of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Welcoming Schools program, emphasizing its impact on educators and youth-serving professionals nationwide to support safe and…

Recursos en Español, LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

Escuelas Acogedoras Informe Anual 2024

El informe anual de este año destaca los logros significativos de Escuelas Acogedoras de Human Rights Campaign Foundation (la Fundación de la Campaña de Derechos Humanos también conocida como HRC),…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Capacity Building, Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders

HRC Foundation’s Youth Ambassador Program

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Youth Ambassadors program provides a leadership opportunity to LGBTQ+ young advocates who are interested in helping raise awareness of HRC efforts to improve the lives…

Allies, Bisexual, LGBTQ+ Youth, Coming Out, Transgender

LGBTQ+ Pride Flags

In the LGBTQ+ community, we signify our pride with flags. With many different identities in the community, there comes many different flags to know. We have collected all of the…