Websites and Resources

The Trevor Project: The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network): GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.

PFLAG: PFLAG is here to provide support, information, and resources for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.

Welcoming Schools: A bias-based bullying prevention program that provides LGBTQ and gender-inclusive professional development training, lesson plans, booklist, and resources specifically designed for educators and youth-serving professionals.

The Multicultural Center at The Ohio State University: The MCC offers several hundred programs a year - cultural and intercultural celebrations, heritage and awareness events, dialogues, workshops, student leadership and cohort meetings, prejudice-reduction training, wellness initiatives, and Social Justice Engagement courses.

CDC: LGBT Youth Resources

Links from Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth Workshop (June 21, 2021)

The Trevor Project’s 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health

The Trevor Project Support Center: Information about Asexuality

The American Bar Association: How to Be an Ally (Do's and Don'ts)

The Gender Elephant

The Gender Elephant with Moveable Markers (Word Document)

LGBTQ+ Glossary by Dr. Leo Taylor

Links from Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth Workshop (June 28, 2021)

National 4-H Access, Equity and Belonging Committee

The Trevor Project: Get Help Now (24/7/365 Support for Youth)

Local Resources:
Nationwide Children's Hospital​ (Franklin County)
​Lighthouse Youth & Family Services (Cincinnati)​
Kaleidoscope Youth Center (Columbus)​
Virtual Resources:
Q Chat Space: A Community for LGBTQ+ Teens
Mental Health Text Line​ (Text "HOME" to 741741 for immediate connection with a counselor​)
Trans Student Education Resources: Infographics

5 Ways to Make Schools Safer for LGBTQ Students


Homeless LGBTQ Youth


Queer Youth of Color


Why Trans People Need More Visibility

Visibility Infographic

Why Support for Trans Youth Matters