We aim to make our schools a safe and supportive community for students and staff who identify with the LGBTQ+ community. The following resources are available for anyone seeking an inclusive social group or a professional to speak with.
Black and LGBTQ – Approaching Intersectional Conversations: This link from The Trevor Project includes information for Black LGBTQ+ students who are looking for ways to discuss their race and queer identities.
It Gets Better: The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit that aims to provide inspiration and connections for LGBTQ+ youth through videos where members of the community can share their stories.
The Marsha P. Johnson Institute: This program, sponsored by the California nonprofit Social Good Fund, provides resources that may be of interest to transgender, nonbinary or gender-nonconforming students of color. The Institute also offers a link to resources based in California.
National Black Justice Coalition: This civil rights organization aims to inform the public about LGBTQ+ issues by addressing bias, offering resources for queer communities of color, and sharing information about HIV/AIDS and suicide prevention.
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network: This website is sponsored by Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit organiation. The network provides hotlines for queer and transgender people of color who are seeking support, counseling or crisis management resources.
Q Chat Space: This group provides live online chat groups where LGBTQ+ youth ages 13 to 19 can share common experiences with each other.
The Trevor Project: This nonprofit provides outlets for young people to discuss orientation, gender identity and mental health.