Gender Spectrum Lounge

A global online community for gender-expansive teens, families, and support professionals. A place to connect, collaborate, and find resources that are applicable and relevant to individual users.

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LGBT National Youth Talkline

Free & confidential peer counseling, information, and local resources. Available Monday through Friday, 1pm - 9pm (PST) and Saturday 9am - 2pm (PST)

Call: 1-800-246-PRIDE / 1-800-246-7743

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LGBTQ+ Project

Provides drop-in services and a resource center for individuals in the LGBTQ+ community. Includes access to the Q-CARE (Community, Advocacy, Resources, and Equity) Center, support groups and meetings, referrals to LGBTQ+ related resources, case management, and housing needs assessment.

Call/Text: 559-325-4527


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National Center for Transgender Equality

Works at the federal, state, and local levels to leverage political capital and change laws encouraging discriminatory behavior. It also has a helpful Know Your Rights section with information on housing, healthcare, employment, and more.

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Q Chat Space

Online discussion groups for LGBTQ+ teens ages 13 to 19 facilitated by experienced staff who work at LGBTQ+ centers around the country.

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Trans Lifeline

National trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives with direct service to critical needs of the community, material support, advocacy, and education. Call the peer support hotline, run by and for trans people, 7am - 1pm PST.

Hotline: 1-877-565-8860

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Educates the public about trans issues and provides support to transgender persons, their families, and friends. Their goal is to bring about social change for the benefit of the community through activities, outreach, and events that provide education, advocacy, and support.

Call: 559-464-5806


Facebook: @Transemotion

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Trevor Project

Nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ+ youth. Offers accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting, and inclusive environments over the phone, online, and through text.

Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386


TrevorText: Text START to 678678