PFLAG Hartford

What Kind Of LGBTQ+ Resources Do You Need?

Someone To Talk To

Suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ+ youth; National, 24-hour, confidential, Call toll free 1-866-488-7386, Text START to 678-678, or go on the website and click on TrevorChat which is a free instant messaging service.

Tony is a transgender advocate who runs separate monthly groups for children and teens (a parent support group is also available); Tony provides valuable training to school districts and other organizations

Social/support group for youth in CT; other resources including list of LGBTQ+ friendly places of worship and family vacations.

Support groups for adults and youth; For help navigating unemployment, insurance, locating food or just to talk 1-203-951-9662.

LGBTQ+ people across the globe share positive stories to remind youth that hope is out there.

Provides education, support and advocacy for youth and their families. Offers workshops for schools and businesses.

Provides free, confidential, peer-to-peer support and local resources for adults and youth.

Support group for transgender people and their spouses or significant others. Members can participate in a speaker’s bureau to educate the public.

Financial Help

Support groups for adults and youth; For help navigating unemployment, insurance, locating food or just to talk 1-203-951-9662.

Jazz Jennings and her parents website – Supports transgender kids to ensure they have equal rights in school, reaches out to homeless youth and funds healthcare needs.

Funds gender-confirming surgeries for those in need.

Helps people pay for their gender-affirming top surgery.

LGBTQ+ Basics

LGBTQ+ people across the globe share positive stories to remind youth that hope is out there.

Provides education, support and advocacy for youth and their families. Offers workshops for schools and businesses.

List of summer camps for trans students.

Includes “Pride Index,” a database that rates hundreds of LGBTQ+ friendly college campuses.

The ultimate guide of resources for LGBTQ+ students – includes ratings of colleges based on how LGBTQ+ friendly they are.

Provides free, confidential, peer-to-peer support and local resources for adults and youth.

Search for gender neutral restrooms near you, all over the country. Please add new restrooms you find and comment on existing restrooms.

Empowers straight allies by providing information and resources.

Guide to being an ally to transgender and non-binary youth.

Working to make Connecticut safe through education and social advocacy. Hosts the Transgender Lives Conference in the Spring of each year.

Podcast where youth, allies and families are interviewed to bring the voices of the trans child movement to a larger audience.

LGBTQ+ Health

Help finding an-LGBTQ+ friendly doctor or mental health counselor; STD clinic and comprehensive health needs.

Funds gender-confirming surgeries for those in need.

Helps people pay for their gender-affirming top surgery.

Chest binders designed by trans people for trans people.

Public Policy & Legal Matters

Legal resource guide covering the rights of trans youth across the country.

Conducts and share research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. Provides LGBTQ+ demographics across the country.

State by state legislation tracker to learn about bills that would impact LGBTQ+ families; State by state equality trackers that monitor policies and laws including issues such as adoption, family leave and state non-discrimination laws.

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization.

Get Involved or Find Speakers

Works with service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.

Provides teacher trainings and hosts events. Works to ensure safe schools for LGBTQ+ youth.

Provides education, support and advocacy for youth and their families. Offers workshops for schools and businesses.

Accelerates acceptance for those in the LGBTQ+ community through inclusion in advertising and media.

Support group for transgender people and their spouses or significant others. Members can participate in a speaker’s bureau to educate the public.

Conducts and share research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. Provides LGBTQ+ demographics across the country.

Largest national trans-led organization advocating for those who are transgender. Committed to racial justice.

Working to make Connecticut safe through education and social advocacy. Hosts the Transgender Lives Conference in the Spring of each year.