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.
Online here: https://genderspectrum.org/lounge/
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
Online here: https://www.glbthotline.org/
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.
Online here: http://www.fresnoeoc.org/lgbtq
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.
Online here: https://transequality.org/
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.
Online here: https://www.qchatspace.org/Getting-Started
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.
Online here: https://translifeline.org/
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.
Online here: https://www.transemotion.com/
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