NJI is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive culture. Our global team curated this list of LGBTQ+ resources that provide information, support, and assistance to individuals and organizations. We invite you to explore these LGBTQ+ organizations, helplines, advocacy groups, and educational platforms.
- Advocates for Youth
- Advocates for Youth works alongside thousands of young people in the U.S. and around the globe as they fight for sexual health, rights, and justice.
- GLADD Resource List
- GLAAD – the world’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization – increases media accountability and community engagement that ensures authentic LGBTQ stories are seen, heard, and actualized.
- The Trevor Project
- Resources for LGBT Equality
- A collection of podcasts, videos, online resources and printed materials to help learn more about LGBTQ+ rights and what can be done to be an effective advocate for LGBT equality.
- Q Chat Space
- Provides online discussion groups for LGBTQ+ and questioning teens ages 13 to 19. It is live and chat-based (not a forum); there is no video or audio. Conversations are facilitated by experienced staff who work at LGBTQ+ centers around the United States. Website is also available in Spanish.
- Bullying puts all youth at increased risk for depression, suicidal ideation, misuse of drugs and alcohol, experiencing sexual violence, engaging in unsafe sex practices, and can affect academics as well. For LGBTQ+ youth, that risk is even higher. Parents, schools, and communities can all play a role in preventing bullying and helping LGBTQ+ youth feel physically and emotionally safe.
- National Council on Family Relations
- The National Council on Family Relations is the oldest nonprofit, nonpartisan, multidisciplinary professional association focused solely on family research, practice, and education. Members come from more than 35 countries and all 50 U.S. states.
- Members work in research, college teaching and pedagogy, program development, Family Life Education, counseling, and human services.
- Drugwatch offers support to LGBTQ+ individuals who feel confused and afraid due to a lack of understanding and awareness of their needs. They also provide resources on how to deal with anxiety when coming out to friends and family.
- One of the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ charities, empowering thousands of people with its secure online communities, local community groups, helpline services, web resources, events and residential weekends. Mermaids supports transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care.
- Switchboard LGBT
- A safe space hotline for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional well-being. They support people to explore the right options for themselves & aspire to a society where all LGBTQ+ people are informed and empowered.
- The helpline is for LGBTQ+ people experiencing abuse or violence, such as hate crime, domestic abuse, sexual violence, so-called “conversion therapy” or any other kind of abuse. The Galop Helpline is here to offer emotional support, provide information and can help to explore your options, depending on your needs.
- Terrance Higgins Trust
- The largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain.
- The mission of Oogachanga is to enable lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and queer (LGBTQ+) individuals to make informed decisions that strengthen their beings and achieve a fulfilling life.
- This article on medium.com offers a list of 24/hour support helplines for LGBTQ+ individuals. These helplines and chatlines are available for anyone in Singapore and around Asia in situations of crisis.