Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Teen Resources

The Center The only statewide, nonprofit community center dedicated to providing support and advocacy for Colorado’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender population. The Center offers Rainbow Alley, a drop-in center designed to support GLBT youth and their allies.

The Trevor Project The nation's only 24/7 suicide & crisis prevention helpline for gay and questioning youth. Visit them online or call 866-488-7386. You can also talk via text or chat.

Campus Pride Campus Pride's objective is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the United States. Includes the Campus Pride Index identifying LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities.

Gay/Lesbian/Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Gender Spectrum Provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.

GLAAD The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

GSA Network Connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.

I'm From Driftwood True stories by gay people from all over.

Keshet Working for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews in Jewish life.

Teenline - Teens Helping Teens If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you!

Trans Lifeline 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. Their goal is to prevent self harm, but they welcome the call of any transgender person in need. 

Trans Youth Education and Support of Colorado A state-wide group supporting all gender nonconforming children and their families. TYES is dedicated to helping parents support their gender nonconforming children, and to help families find the information, resources, and the understanding that they need.

TransYouth Family Allies Empowers young people & their families through support, education, & outreach about gender identity and expression.

We Are the Youth A photographic journalism project chronicling the individual stories of queer youth in the United States.

DPL Resources

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Collection The Western History/Genealogy Department of the Denver Public Library is proud to house organizational records of Equality Colorado and other pioneering community groups, as well as collections of personal papers of notable gay Coloradans.

GLBTQ Booklist Great fiction and nonfiction books for teens.

Coming Out

Coming Out: When is the Right Time?

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Coming Out Page

Planned Parenthood Coming Out Page

GLBTQ Organizations and Communities

Bisexual Resource Center

The Center

Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)

Family Equality Council

Gay/Lesbian/Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

Gender Spectrum

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

Human Rights Campaign

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission


Lambda Legal

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Trans Youth Education and Support of Colorado

TransYouth Family Allies