Resources For Families


PFLAG is the largest organization in the nation offering support to parents, families and friends of LGBT persons. They have numerous local chapters around the country where parents can find information and the support of other parents of LGBT children.


Faith in America

Faith In America’s mission is to educate the public about the harm caused when misguided religious teaching is used to place a religious and moral stamp of disapproval and inequality on the lives of gay and lesbian Americans, with emphasis on its horrific impact on youth and families.


Gay Family is a website with an abundance of information and resources dedicated to assisting families support their LGBT children.


Family Acceptance Project

The Family Acceptance Project of the University of San Francisco has conducted invaluable research on the ways in which parental acceptance of LGBT youth impacts the health and safety of LGBT youth.



The guide explains some basic terminology used by the LGBTQ community and provides tips for choosing a college that has adequate LGBTQ support.  It also covers college application information and lists scholarships that are available to LGBTQ students.