NCFY Reports

Resources for Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

This list is not exhaustive, and the content of publications and sites listed here does not necessarily represent the official position, policies or views of the National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth, the Family and Youth Services Bureau or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Publications

National Recommended Best Practices for Serving LGBT Homeless Youth” by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Lambda Legal, the National Network for Youth, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Supportive Families, Healthy Children” (in English and Spanish) by the Family Acceptance Project™

Organizations

For Youth of Color 

National Black Justice Coalition 
Works to empower black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and end racism and homophobia.

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance 
A federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Asian American, South Asian, Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian organizations and allies.

Unity Coalition | Coalicion Unida 
Leads on issues that concern lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hispanics, Latinos and others in the United States.

For Students

Gay-Straight Alliance Network 
Support for young people who want to start and run school-based gay-straight alliances. 

Point Foundation 
Provides scholarships, mentoring and leadership training.

Sexual Health 

YouthResource
A website by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people on topics related to sexual and reproductive health. Hosted by Advocates for Youth.

Advocacy

National Center for Lesbian Rights Youth Project 
Advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth; educates youth service providers and school officials; and provides free legal information to youth by phone or online.

National Center for Transgender Equality 
Devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education, collaboration and advocacy. 

National Youth Advocacy Coalition 
Advocates for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and works to end discrimination.

Monday-Friday
9-5 pm Eastern