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Family Resource Brief

Here you will find links to resources for "lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning" (LGBTQ) youth, their families, and their friends.

The MCH Digital Library uses the term LGBTQ inclusively and with respect; Descriptions of materials use the specific terminology found in the material. For a summary of definitions and word usage, see the Wikipedia entry on LGBT.

Hotline and Support Services

Websites for Youth

Websites for Parents and Caregivers

Electronic Resources for Parents and Families

Find more LGBTQ resources in our LGBTQ professional resource brief and our LGBTQ school resource brief.

Learn more about adolescent health, bullying, social and emotional development in children and adolescents, sexuality education, and suicide prevention.

Need more information? Use the collection of resources that library staff have put together for you and your family.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth: Resources for Families. (October 2012, Updated November 2022).
Author: John Richards, M.A., MCH Digital Library.
Reviewers: Jolene Bertness, M.Ed., Susan Brune Lorenzo, M.L.S., Olivia Pickett, M.A., M.L.S., MCH Digital Library.
Editor: Ruth Barzel, M.A., MCH Digital Library.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.