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.

Allies, Health & Aging, LGBTQ+ Youth

Understanding the Intersex Community

“You are human; you are whole. You are normal. Intersex is normal...We love you, and you are not alone.” - Former HRC Foundation Youth Ambassador Jahni Leggette (she/they)
This resource…

LGBTQ+ Youth

Welcoming Schools

HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools is the most comprehensive bias-based bullying prevention program in the nation to provide LGBTQ+ and gender inclusive professional development training, lesson plans, booklists and resources specifically…

LGBTQ+ Youth

Project THRIVE Webinars

Register for upcoming webinars covering various topics on how to support LGBTQ+ youth in your community, or browse our past webinars.

LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

Growing Up LGBT in America - About the Survey

HRC’s report, Growing Up LGBT in America, is a groundbreaking survey of more than 10,000 LGBTQ+-identified youth ages 13-17. It provides a stark picture of the difficulties they face --…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

2018 Youth Reports

We have archived this resource page for our 2018-era youth reports. To view our most up to date research, please go to our new 2023 LGBTQ+ Youth Reports page.

Communities of Color, LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

2019 Black and African American LGBTQ+ Youth Report

The following report represents data from our 2018 Youth Report that has been archived. Click here to view our newest 2023 Black LGBTQ+ Youth Report.
In 2017, the Human Rights…

Scholarship Database

The following is a list of scholarships, fellowships and grants for LGBTQ+ and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level.
This list is not exhaustive. If you're aware of…

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…

Bisexual, LGBTQ+ Youth, Reports

Bi+ Youth Report

HRC Foundation, in partnership with the University of Connecticut, released the 2019 Bi+ Youth Report, a groundbreaking resource detailing the experiences of bisexual, pansexual, queer and sexually fluid (bi+) LGBTQ+…