Gender Creative Kids (French/English) offers a variety of resources to support and educate creative children and their families. We work in various circles with young people who are questioning, non-binary or transgender. By providing support, information and networking opportunities for parents, students, teachers, educators, health professionals, researchers, activists and young people across Canada, we hope to help transform the world into a safe space, rewarding and pleasant.
AfterEllen.com works the lesbian/bi pop culture beat with a fun, feminist perspective on film, television, music, books, and sports. We also cover lifestyle issues like lesbian sex and dating, coming out, and our take on the current political climate as it affects our community.
Daily Strength LGBT Online Support Groups
This community is dedicated to the challenges that gay men and lesbian women face, both between the partners in a relationship and from other.
Empty Closets offers a forum where you can join in with a wide range of discussions or start your own, a chat room, useful articles and links. Members can also create their own galleries and blogs.
It Gets Better
The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
Oogachaga is a community-based counselling, support and personal development agency for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals, couples and families.
MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people.
The Rainbow Couch is Ronete Cohen’s online psychotherapy service. It is easily accessible from anywhere in the world via Skype or phone.
Susan’s Place –
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While our goal is to prevent self harm, we welcome the call of any transgender person in need.
Trevor Project trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk and chat.
Join a supportive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth community on TrevorSpace
Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgemental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00PM to 9:30 PM.
Youth Guardian Services
The YOUTH Lists are a group of three email mailing lists separated by age groups (13-17, 17-21, 21-25 ) that offer online support for young people, particularly young people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, or straight supportive. Our lists are unique in the way that they are managed and operated, the rules that we have, and the safe, supportive environment that we maintain.
More LGBTQ Resources
- Active Minds
Active Minds empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses.
- LGBTQ Student Resource
Within this guide, LGBTQ students can learn about the resources and support systems available to them to assist in navigating both high school and college environments, which can often be the toughest of times.
- LGBTQ Addiction Guide
A comprehensive, research-based awareness guide on a niche that is often overlooked – addiction in the LGBTQ community. Finding help with substance abuse is often more difficult for LGBTQ people, as many other obstacles are prevalent along with the fight with addiction – this awesome resource helps alleviate that stress by facilitating help in the form of useful information and support systems.
- Amethyst Recovery Centre LGBTQ Comprehensive Guide
Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling
- NEDA Eating Disorders in LGBT
Eating disorders have historically been associated with straight, young, white females, but in reality, they affect people from all demographics and they are not caused by any single factor. They arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, biological, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, and social factors.
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health
Improve the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals.