A compilation of local and national programs,services, resources, and opportunities for LGBTQ+ identified youth and their families. (click on the name of the resource for a link to their website)
PFLAG Support, education, and advocacy. Local east side chapter offers a multitude of resources and services. TransYouth Family Allies A range of resources for parents, youth, educators, and healthcare professionals. Printable PDF resources. IGLYO Youth development and leadership. A wide range of guides, tool kits, and research. It Gets Better Project Inspiring stories shared by members of the LGBTQ community. Safe Schools Coalition Local organization that supports LGBTQ youth in working to help school become safe places. Point Foundation National LGBTQ scholarship fund. Queercore Gay City's program for queer youth ages 16-22. A youth network of support and empowerment, community building, art, and social activism The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Online directory of tolerant doctors, therapists, dentists and other providers to ensure equality in healthcare for the LGBTQ community. The Trevor Project 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs. GLAAD LGBTQ entertainment, news, and digital media outlet that shares stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance Get Equal Resources for fighting against inequalities that impact the LGBTQ community. Matthew's Place An online archive of stories, articles, and news written by and for LGBTQ youth. Human Rights Research publications outlining equality indexes on areas such as healthcare, employers, states, and corporations. Extensize articles on topics relevant to the LGBTQ community. Comprehensive list of LGBTQ scholarship opportunities. National Center for Transgender Equality Information on housing, healthcare, employment, and more. National LGBTQ Taskforce Advancement of freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people. Political and activism resources. Rainbow Teen Advisory Board A group for LGBTQ teens and allies that creates safe spaces for East King County LGBTQ+ youth to socialize, by creating fun and inclusive events for LGBTQ+ teens, gradews 6-12. Lambert House A safe space located in Seattle for LGBTQ youth ages 11-22. Activities, support groups, planning meetings, dances, and other events. Oasis Magazine E-zine for queer youth. Poetry, movie reviews and book reviews, news, and an archive of black issues. Refuge Restrooms Web application that aims to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals. Ingersoll Gender Center Transition related resources and a healthcare providers database Seattle Children's Gender Clinic Gender-affirming care to people up to 21 years old. The Jim Collins Foundation Opportunities for financial assistance to transgender people for gender-confirming surgeries. BGLAAD at Youth Eastside Services (YES) A free weekly drop-in support group open to youth ages 13-19 who identify as LGBTQ+. Trans Lifeline A national trans-led organization that provides direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Teen Link Provides resources and assistance to teens including a statewide teen-answered help line every evening between 6-10pm, online chat support, youth suicide prevention training, community outreach and education. Allyship Community organizing, education, advocacy, and grassroots leadership in solidarity with other marginalized communities to build power among LGBTQ communities in Washington state. Pride Foundation Financial resources and community support to LGBTQ and allied student leaders across the Northwest The NW Network A wide range of supports to LGBTQ youth and young adults (13-24) around issues of violence and crime, such as dating violence, bullying, hate violence, physical and sexual assault, exploitation, theft, polica harassment, and experiences in the sex trades. Health Education Youth Outreach (HEYO) Fighting stigma around LGBTQ+ people living with HIV through sexual empowerment, community building, social justice, and leadership development. Diverse Harmony Queer-straight alliance youth chorus based in Seattle, WA. Provides a safe environment for youth of diverse backgrounds to share their love of music and be accepted for who they are. Reel Queer Youth (RQY) A video production and media literacy training located in Seattle for LGBTQIA+ youth and allies ages 13-20. Camp Ten Trees Residential camping programs located in Seattle for LGBTQ youth and youth of LGBTQ families. Asexuality Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) Provides an archive of resources on asexuality. Bottom Dwellers LGBTQ diving club based out of Seattle. Seattle's Emerald City Softball Association Pacific Northwest Softball organization geared to LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ individuals GALIP Foundation Provides pathways to reconciling the message of God's love to the LGBTQ community. Extensive directory of affirming churches and congregations. OUT There Adventures Education and resources to foster positive identity development, individual empowerment, and improved quality of life for queer young people through professionally facilitated experiential education activities.