Connect with other LGBTQ+ youth through groups or events, and find affirming resources on common topics like gender identity and sexual orientation.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project provides lifesaving and life-affirming services to LGBTQ+ youth. If you need support, call the Trevor Lifeline at (866) 488-7386, text START to 678-678, or chat confidentially online. TrevorSpace is an affirming, online community for LGBTQ young people between the ages of 13-24 years old.
Outright Vermont is a queer youth advocacy, education, and youth space that provides peer support groups, camps, and events, education for schools and nonprofits, and support for adult caregivers and family members of trans and gender non-conforming youth.
Gender Spectrum has resources for youth to learn more and connect with other young people who are navigating the evolving gender landscape.
Queer Connect Bennington
Queer Connect is dedicated to increasing our visibility in the community and to building resources for LGBTQ+ people and their families living in and around Bennington, Vermont.
GLOW (Gay, Lesbian, Or Whatever) @ Mt. Anthony Union Middle School
is committed to being an inclusive group for people of all genders and orientations. GLOW welcomes students who are questioning, who are allies, and anyone else regardless of where they are in their journey to finding themselves. Contact advisors Ms. Marks or Alyssa Irizarry for more information and to get involved.
SAGAA (Sexuality and Gender Awareness Alliance) @ Mt. Anthony Union High School
is a safe space for LGBTQ+ students and allies. SAGAA provides education and fosters awareness about sexuality and gender for the MAUHS community. Contact advisor Chloe West for more information and to get involved.
Q Chat Space
Q Chat Space provides live and chat-based online discussion groups for LGBTQ+ and questioning teens ages 13 to 19. Q Chat Space live chats are facilitated by caring (and verified) facilitators who are are staff and volunteers from youth programs at LGBTQ+ centers across the country.
love is respect
love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships.
It Gets Better Project
The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe.
imi is a free, digital, science-backed mental health web tool for queer teens to learn coping skills, hear stories from real LGBTQ+ teens, and explore resources that affirm queer identities and boost mental health.
Queer Youth Assemble
Queer Youth Assemble is a queer youth-led nonprofit whose mission is to bring joy and autonomy to all queer youth under 25 in the United States and territories. Check out their resources for queer youth!