Upcoming Events & Resources for LGBTQ+ Youth

Mental Health Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community - Whether you're seeking online therapy, supportive organizations, or emergency help, you'll find trusted resources here. 

LGBTQ+ College Student Guide - Finding an LGBTQ+ Friendly College

Teen Space Blog: My Coming Out Plan - A roadmap on how to come out to others.

Coming Out - A Resource for LGBTQ Students

Connect to a Crisis Counselor - Help 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential, and 100% free

Teen Transgender Support GroupCurrently being held virtually 

Teen Space Blog: Know your RightsWritten for LGBTQ+ youth in schools 

The Trevor Project- 24/7 Crisis Line &  LBGTQ resources and support 

United Community Services Healthcare-  Information on LGBTQIA+ friendly Medical Care

OneIowaAdvocacy & Education 

Trans Student Educational Resources- A youth-led organization dedicated to transforming educational environments for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment

GLSEN- A national organization committed to ensuring safe schools for all LGBTQ students

National Center for Transgender Equality - Information about the Transgender Community

LGBTQ Justice - First Unitarian Church of Des Moines- Transgender Action Group in Des Moines

LGBTQ College Student Resource Guide - College Educated 

5 Young Transgender Activists to Know

Using Chosen Names Reduces Odds of Depression and Suicide in Transgender Youths

Parents and Partners Support Group

Trans Teens Support Group