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Next Gen LGBTQ Resources


Below is a comprehensive list of US Next Gen LGBT resources suggested by and for our younger followers. Please notify us of any reputable resources you would like to see added to the list below. Find your resources now!

Advocates for Intersex Youth

InterACT uses innovative legal and other strategies, to advocate for the human rights of children born with intersex traits.

Advocates for Youth

Rights. Respect. Responsibility.®

Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.

Ali Forney Center

Our mission is to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

Atticus Circle

Stand Up Straight For Equal Rights

Atticus Circle educates and mobilizes straight people to advance equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) partners, parents, and their children.

Best Colleges

We seek to empower students by providing the information needed to make informed higher education decisions. We are dedicated to helping students find the school that best meets their needs and raises awareness of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) identities.

Campus Pride

Campus Pride serves LGBTQ and ally student leaders and campus organizations in the areas of leadership development, support programs and services to create safer, more inclusive LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. It exists to develop, support and give “voice and action” in building future LGBTQ leaders.

Campus Pride Index

The Campus Pride Index is a vital tool for assisting campuses in learning ways to improve their LGBTQ campus life and ultimately shape the educational experience to be more inclusive, welcoming and respectful of LGBTQ and ally people.

Community of LGBT Centers

CenterLink helps develop strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and builds a thriving center network that creates healthy, vibrant communities.


COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

Executive Pride

Executive Pride (EP) offers corporate executives who are members, or supporters, of the LGBT community a network to collaborate with other executives, to invest in equal rights campaigns, and to connect with and empower young entrepreneurs and executives.

Family Equality Council

Love. Justice. Family. Equality.

Family Equality Council is changing attitudes and policies to ensure all families are respected, loved, and celebrated – especially families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

Fortunate Families

We are Catholic parents of LGBT sons and daughters sharing with others on the same journey our message of hope and unconditional love for our families and fostering respect, friendship and justice for our children.

Forty to None Project

Working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, creating a world in which young people can be their true selves.

Frameline – Youth in Motion

Since 2008, Youth in Motion has provided free LGBTQ+ films and curriculum guides to Genders & Sexualities Alliances (formerly known as Gay-Straight Alliances) and educators in schools nationwide.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Help Center

The GLBT National Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections resource information. We operate the GLBT National Hotline and the GLBT National Youth Talkline, as well as private, one-to-one online chat, that helps both youth & adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, and relationship problems.

glsenGay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network®

Our mission is to ensure that every member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

gsanetworklogoGay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a national youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.

GLAD LGBTQ Youth Rights

We believe LGBT students deserve to be able to take full advantage of their education: to attend school in safety, to participate fully in classes and activities, and to have their whole selves treated with respect.


GSAFE increases the capacity of LGBTQ+ students, educators, and families to create schools in Wisconsin where all youth thrive.

Hatch logoHatch Youth

Hatch Youth is dedicated to empowering LGBTQIA youth, ages 13-20, to become positive contributors to society by providing a safe social environment, offering role models and peer support, and sponsoring educational and community outreach opportunities.

Impact Program

The IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program conducts translational research that improves the health of the LGBT community and increases understanding of the development of sexual orientation and gender identity.

It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.

Just Left The Closet

Sprinkling Rainbows On Your Everything… is a new social network for LGBT youth and their friends. A place where members can meet, chat, offer support and tell their stories whilst only revealing their true identities if they want to.

Live Out Loud

Live Out. Live Proud. Live Free.

Live Out Loud is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering LGBTQ youth by connecting them with successful LGBTQ professionals in their community.

lnfy logoLost-n-Found Youth

Lost-n-Found Youth is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to take homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths to age 25 off the street and transition them into more permanent housing.

Maryville University Online Guide for LGBTQ+ Students

This guide is meant to provide resources and information to help LGBTQ+ students avoid harassment, name-calling, violent acts, and discrimination while on campus, as well as to assist those close to them in understanding how to be allies.

Matthew Shepard Foundation

Embracing Diversity

Created to honor Matthew in a manner that was appropriate to his dreams, beliefs, and aspirations, the Foundation seeks to “Replace Hate with Understanding, Compassion, & Acceptance” through its varied educational, outreach and, advocacy programs and by continuing to tell Matthew’s story.

Nine Out Of Ten

One in ten college students contemplates suicide. That means nine out of ten students have the opportunity to help each one who is struggling. Take the Nine out of Ten pledge: be aware, speak up, reach out, and #helpsomeone!
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
800-273-TALK (8255)

NoH8 Campaign

The NOH8 Campaign is a charitable organization whose mission is to promote marriage, gender and human equality through education, advocacy, social media, and visual protest.

One Million Kids

One Million Kids For Equality is an organization of people working collectively to engage, educate, and empower youth with a voice around equality. We work on a broad spectrum of issues, utilizing the power of the personal story to elevate the voices of youth in our efforts to create positive change for all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people and their families.

One-n-Ten – Today’s Youth. Tomorrow’s Future

one•n•ten is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. We provide youth with tools to improve self esteem and acceptance of who they are.

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Turn Your Struggle Into Strength

We provide LGBTQ youth and teens with a directory of tools and resources to support their physical, mental and spiritual well-being so they can live independently and be protected from the harms of homelessness.

Out Youth

Out Youth serves the Central Texas LGBTQ+  youth and their allies with programs and services to ensure these promising young people develop into happy, healthy, successful adults.


PFLAG envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. PFLAG’s realizes its vision through support for families, allies and people who are LGBTQ.

pointPoint Foundation

Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.


ReachOut USA

Get Through Tough Times

ReachOut USA meets youth where they are to deliver peer support and mental health information in a safe and supportive online space.

sfe-logoScouts for Equality

A Scouts Is Equal.

Scouts for Equality is a non-profit organization composed largely of Boy Scouts of America alumni dedicated to ending the BSA’s ban on gay members and leaders.

Stop Bullying provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Trans Student Educational Resources

Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.

trevor-projectThe Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

True Colors

True Colors works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.


TrueColorsTrue Colors Fund

The True Colors Fund works to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, creating a world in which young people can be their true selves.

The LGBTQ Youth Space

The LGBTQ Youth Space is a Program of Family & Children Services. We are a community drop-in center and mental health program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally youth and young adults ages 13-25 who live in Santa Clara County, CA.