Links to LGBTQ Resources and Support

Know Your Rights: Know Your Rights! A Guide for LGBT High School Students
This ACLU resource empowers LGBTQ youth to understand their legal rights at school.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago: Gender Development Program & Resources
A thorough list of resources for LGBTQ youth in the Chicagoland area, with a focus on resources for transgender individuals.

Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook: Pride Youth Program
Based in Glenview, Illinois, Youth Services program offer support, events, and leadership training for LGBTQ youth in the Chicagoland area.

An Ally's Guide to Terminology: Talking About LGBT People & Equality
The Talking About series was co-authored by GLAAD and the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), in partnership with a board of contributing editors from the Human Rights Campaign, Lake Research Partners, PFLAG's Straight for Equality project, Arizona Together, researcher Margaret Conway, and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN, on the Don't Ask, Don't Tell section).

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Resources and support to unite LGBTQ people with families, friends, and allies.

The Trevor Project
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ young people ages 13–24.

Human Rights Campaign
Teen Dating Violence Among LGBTQ Youth