Resources

Through our projects and campaigns, QYS creates all-ages queer spaces in Seattle that are organic, dynamic, inclusive, diverse, and safe. http://queeryouthspace.com/

Camp Ten Trees is a nonprofit organization offering summer camp sessions in the Pacific Northwest, featuring a week for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied (LGBTQA) youth, and a week for children and youth of LGBTQ and/or non-traditional families. http://www.camptentrees.org/

Reel Queer Youth is a video production and media literacy training for LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 13-20.  http://threedollarbillcinema.org/programs/RQY/

Diverse Harmony provides a safe, affirming environment where everyone is accepted for who they are.  We use the passion and power of music to inspire the celebration of difference in our homes, community and the world. http://www.diverseharmony.org/

ISIS House is a transitional living program for LGBTQ youth and their straight allies (the only program of its kind in the Pacific Northwest). http://www.youthcare.org/our-programs/shelter-and-housing/transitional-housing/isis-house

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

Lambert House is a safe place for queer youth ages 22 and under. Our calendar is packed with fun activities, support groups, planning meetings, dances, and other events. We are here to make life better for each other as GLBTQ youth. http://www.lamberthouse.org/

The Safe Schools Coalition is an international public-private partnership in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, that is working to help schools – at home and all over the world – become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/about_us.html

City of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s COD program and the Born This Way Kafé provide a welcoming place for Queer Youth of all Colors + ALL Allies to gather, be themselves, and have fun (ages 13 – 19). https://www.facebook.com/SeattleParksCOD

GLSEN Washington State is a chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), based in Seattle, with a support staff covering the entire state. http://chapters.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/washington/home.html

by and for Latino GLBTQ youth http://www.ambientejoven.org/

Whether you’re just coming out or a child of gay and lesbian parents, these resources are for you! http://www.gaycity.org/youth/

The Seattle Young People’s Project is a youth-led, adult supported social justice organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues that affect their lives. http://sypp.org/

Lots of teens are trying to figure out their sexual orientation and/orgender identity. Whether you’re lesbiangaybisexualtransgender orquestioning, here’s some info to help you get clear about who you are. http://www.sexetc.org/topic/lgbtq

Ingersoll Gender Center is a mutual support and education organization for transgender, gender variant* and genderqueer people, and the people who support them. http://www.ingersollcenter.org/

B-GLAD (Bisexual-Gay-Lesbian Adolescent Drop-in) is a free drop-in support group open to youth ages 12 to 19 who may identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer or who may be questioning their gender and/or sexual identity. http://www.youtheastsideservices.org/services/index.php?page=B-GLAD%2FLGBTQ&section=Services&page_id=18

We produce media and other educational resources about the shifting dynamics of gender and sexuality among young people. We use these as tools to facilitate dialogue in communities and among students and practitioners in youth-serving professions. It’s a creative and pragmatic approach with a cross-sector impact. http://www.reteachinggenderandsexuality.org/ & http://www.putthisonthemap.org/

The NW Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse works to end violence and abuse by building loving and equitable relationships in our community and across the country. http://nwnetwork.org/