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Come Out Against Homophopia! Did You Know Some interesting statistics about homophobia Youth Assistance Organization A safe space on line for GLBT? youth
Queer Youth Resources Links to other web resources The Cool Page For Queer Teens Information and advice for gay, lesbian and transgendered teens
!OutProud! National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Youth Creating Safe Schools for Lesbian and Gay Students: A resource guide for school staff Youth Pride, Inc.
Bonus Round Gay Youth Page A resource page for gay, lesbian, & bisexual Teens & Young Adults. Cuz growing up gay in a hetero world ain't Disneyland National Youth Advocacy Coalition The mission of National Youth Advocacy Coalition is to advocate for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender in an effort to end discrimination against these youth and to ensure their physical and emotional well being
The P.E.R.S.O.N. Project The P.E.R.S.O.N. Project is an informal, national network of organizations and individuals working to ensure that fair, accurate, and unbiased information regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and about the nature and diversity of sexual orientation is presented to Amrica's youth as part of public school education Resources A listing of US national and local resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth
Counseling Issues with Gay and Lesbian Adolescents An article which presents stages of identity development along with suggested intervention strategies. Also included is a perspective on the components of sexual orientation in order to guide the practitioner in assisting adolescents to more completely address the struggle of exploring and clarifying their sexual orientation Same Sex Attracted Youth Research Webpage Research that aims to learn about the problems facing young people who are exploring their sexuality. Further, the research aims to develop a greater understanding of the positive influences in the lives of young queer people. It is hoped that this important information will then be used in the development of strategies assisting same sex attracted youth
Youth Suicide Links and information about gay and bisexual male youth suicide Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Info-Site Links to web based information
Gay Youth UK This site is intended to serve as a useful resource of information for Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Youth in the UK GLBT Web-Based Education Index A comprehensive directory of information available on the web
Deaf Youth Rainbow DYR is an organization sponsored by Capital Metropolian Rainbow Alliance which provides the necessary support and resources for D/deaf queer youths The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network GLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
Gay Youth Unity Project GYUP's mission is to unite gay teens around the nation into a cohesive political force and expose the hate many deal with daily PFLAG Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 80,000 members and supporters and more than 460 affiliates in the United States
TransBoy Resource Network Internet resources for transgender, gender-bending, transsexual, butch & gender-questioning youth who were designated female at birth but identify as somewhere else on the gender spectrum Avoiding Heterosexual Bias in Language This article presents suggestions for avoiding heterosexual bias in language concerning lesbians, gay men, and bisexual persons
A Legal Sketch of the Issues of Parental Consent and Related Tort Liability in the Context of Youth Service Providers Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Youth This memorandum is intended to provide a starting point for a legal inquiry. The legal inquiry would be into the issues of parental consent and related tort liability for those individuals and groups who work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered youth GLBT Youth There are some health issues that affect GLBT youth somewhat differently than other youth. These webpages are designed to address some of those issues
Sexual Orientation and Adolescents The American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first statement on homosexuality and adolescents in 1983, with a revision in 1993. This report reflects the growing understanding of youth of differing sexual orientations  

Lesbian and Gay Youth: Care and Counseling by Caitlin Ryan and Donna Futterman


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