Links to LGBTQ Resources and Support

You Have the Right to Be Yourself
The ACLU of Illinois and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance have teamed up on this publication that empowers LGBTQ youth to understand their legal rights at school.

Lurie Children’s Hospital: Illinois Resources for Transgender Individuals
A thorough list of resources for LGBTQ youth in the Chicagoland area, with a focus on resources for transgender individuals.

Angles: Pride Program
Based in Northfield, Illinois, Angles’ Pride program offers support, events, and leadership training for LGBTQ youth in the Chicagoland area.

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