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 WelcomingSchools.org. To learn about our annual gathering of LGBTQ+ youth-serving professionals, visit TimetoThrive.org.

LGBTQ+ Youth

Project THRIVE Partner Organizations

Project THRIVE is a collaborative effort of many national organizations, each committed to identifying opportunities within their own sphere of influence to increase awareness about and provide resources to address…

LGBTQ+ Youth

Project THRIVE Monthly Newsletters

Project THRIVE offers a monthly newsletter as a resource for any youth-serving professional interested in learning more about better serving LGBTQ youth. Every month, the newsletter features new resources from…

Health & Aging, Parenting, LGBTQ+ Youth

Preventing Substance Abuse Among LGBTQ Teens

LGBTQ+ teens may be two times as likely to be bullied, excluded or assaulted at school. And they're nearly 40 percent less likely to have an adult in their family…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Coming Out, Parenting, Transgender

Online Communities and LGBTQ+ Youth

For LGBTQ+ youth, the internet can be an incredible tool for exploration. At the same time, recent reports have made it clear that social media platforms must do more to…

Transgender, LGBTQ+ Youth, Allies, State & Local Policy, Laws & Legislation

Myths and Facts: Battling Disinformation About Transgender Rights

Lawmakers across the country have recently proposed a number of bills that target the transgender community. The majority of these bills attempt to restrict transgender kids’ participation in school sports…

LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Position Statements and Resolutions

Major health, education, and child welfare organizations have released a national call to action in response to recently released data from the CDC’s Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance System (YRBSS), which…

Bisexual, Transgender, Communities of Color, LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander Youth Report

This resource presents data collected from Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ youth, shedding light on their challenges and triumphs encountered while navigating multiple, intersecting identities.

Communities of Color, LGBTQ+ Youth

Latinx LGBTQ Youth Report

This resource presents data collected from Latinx youth, shedding light on their challenges and triumphs encountered while navigating multiple, intersecting identities.