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Directory of community centers for LGBT people.

Medical association of LGBTQ health care professionals. Provides a directory of LGBTQ-friendly health care professionals.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Organization that supports safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students. Local chapters offer trainings, community outreach, and more.

Gender Spectrum
Organization that supports gender expansive children, teens, and their families.

It Gets Better Project
Videos of LGBTQ people and allies sharing their personal stories.
Information on sexual health for teens and young adults.

Network of communities for LGBTQ people, parents, and friends.

The Trevor Project
Crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and resources related to sexual orientation and gender identity.


Trevor Lifeline
Toll-free: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Confidential suicide and crisis counseling for LGBTQ teens and young adults. Text and instant messaging options are available on the website.

LGBT National Youth Talkline
1-800-246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)
Hours: Monday–Friday 1 pm–9 pm PST / 4 pm–12 am EST, Saturday 9 am–2 pm PST / 12 pm–5 pm EST
Peer support and resources for LGBTQ teens and young adults.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National STD and AIDS Hotline
Toll-free: 800-232-4636
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Linea Nacional del SIDA y ETS
Toll-free: 800-344-7432
Hours: 7 days a week, 8 am–2 pm EST

National Runaway Safeline
Toll-free 1-800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Hotline for runaway or homeless youth and their families. An instant messaging option is available on the website.

Trans Lifeline
Toll-free: 877-565-8860
Hours: 7 am–1 am PST / 9 am–3 am CST / 10 am–4 am EST.
Peer support hotline run by and for trans people.

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Published: May 2019

Last reviewed: May 2019

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