Resources: LGBT Youth

Quick Reads

GLBTQ Youth: The Facts,” Advocates for Youth.

"Respuestas a las preguntas de los padres sobre la gente gay, lesbiana, bisexual y transgenera," PFLAG New York.


Advocates for Youth

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)

National Youth Advocacy Coalition.

The Trevor Project.


Creating Safe Spaces for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit.” Advocates for Youth.

Diaz, Elizabeth M. and Joseph G. Kosciw, PhD.  Shared Differences: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students of Color in Our Nation’s Schools.  New York: GLSEN, 2009.

Kim, Robert.  Stepping Out of the Closet, Into the Light: A Report on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender People in Education.  Washington: National Education Association, 2009.

Just the Facts About Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators, and School Personnel. Washington: American Psychological Association and Just the Facts Coalition, 2008.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth: An Epidemic of Homelessness. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and National Coalition for the Homeless.

"Nuestros/as Hijos/as Trans," PFLAG Transgender Network, 2001.

Quintana, Nico Sifra, et. al.  On the Streets: The Federal Response to Gay and Transgender Homeless Youth.  Washington: Center for American Progress, 2010.


Clapp, Steve.  The Gift of Sexuality: Empowerment for Religious Teens.  Fort Wayne, IN: LifeQuest, 2005.

Clapp, Steve, Kristen Helbert and Angela Zizak. Faith Matters: Teenagers, Religion, and Sexuality. Fort Wayne, IN: LifeQuest, 2003.

Savin-Williams, Ritch C.  The New Gay Teenager. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.