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.

Parenting, LGBTQ+ Youth

Just As They Are

This resource will help parents recognize when and how conversion therapy is promoted, provides information about the dangers of the practice, and offers guidance to parents regarding practices that promote…

LGBTQ+ Youth

HRC Foundation Youth Ambassadors

The HRC Foundation Youth Ambassadors help raise awareness about its programs to improve the lives of LGBTQ youth at home, at school, at work and beyond.

Allies, Transgender, LGBTQ+ Youth

Count Me In Social Media Images

Transgender and non-binary people are our neighbors, co-workers, family members and friends, yet are facing a rising tide of stigma, hateful rhetoric and violence. It is time for us as…

LGBTQ+ Youth

CDC’s YRBS Data: A Call to Action

In August 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a biennial report from the data collected using their Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey, which is the only…

Communities of Color, LGBTQ+ Youth

Black and African American LGBTQ Youth Report

In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation partnered with researchers at the University of Connecticut to conduct a groundbreaking survey of over 12,000 LGBTQ youth and capture their experiences in…

Bisexual, LGBTQ+ Youth

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…

LGBTQ+ Youth

About the Survey

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

LGBTQ+ Youth

About Project THRIVE

Project THRIVE is a multi-year national campaign to create more equitable, inclusive support systems and communities for LGBTQ+ youth. Project THRIVE will build the skills and capacities of all youth-serving…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Parenting

A Parent’s Quick Guide for In-School Transitions

HRC Foundation’s Parents for Transgender Equality National Council Members Debi Jackson, Mimi Lemay, Kim Lesher, and Lizette Trujillo along with Welcoming Schools Facilitator Michele Hatchell and Youth Well-Being Coordinator Pallavi…