These links have great LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning) resources for young adults:
Sexualityandu.ca: sexual identity and orientation
This page has almost everything you need to know about sexual orientation and gender identity, from coming out to helping a friend and finding support.
PFLAG provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people, as well as to their families and friends.
This site provides info and resources for LGBTQ youth and allies looking to make Canadian schools discrimination-free. Connect with other young people, find scholarships, watch videos and more.
It Gets Better Project
It Gets Better Project - Canada
Make It Better Project
Camp fYrefly is a national leadership retreat for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning and allied youth.
This site has an interactive quiz to help you to reflect on your own views related to sexual orientation and gender identity. It also contains information and Quebec-centric resources.
Out with Dad
A Webseries on Coming Out
An online web-series about a teenage girl and her relationship with her single father during her coming out journey. Go to the “watch” tab at the top of the screen to scroll through episodes.
Delisle Youth Services
Click on the “For Youth” tab at the top of the site to find out more about the types of youth programs they offer, such as the STARS program for queer and trans youth. You can also play the “Queer as Soup” game to learn more about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Regional pages may still have helpful resources for youth throughout Canada, but some of the services will only be available locally.
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
Youth Line is a peer-to-peer support line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, queer and questioning youth across Ontario. Free and confidential support is available over the phone and online.
Central Toronto Youth Services
Central Toronto Youth Services is a place where gay, lesbian, bisexual, intersex, trans, and questioning youth can receive counselling and community support. Pride and prejudice programs are also available to youth under the age of 25.
The 519 Church Street Community Centre
This Toronto community centre provides counselling and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual and queer communities. Anti-poverty and homelessness programs and legal services are available for both youth and adults. Information for friends and families is also available.
HOPE - Haltonpride.org (Halton, Ontario)
Info on sexual orientation, plus support and networking opportunities for teens living Halton region, Ontario.
Calgary Outlook (Calgary)
Provides resources and support opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, queer and questioning individuals and their families, friends and allies. Provides peer support by telephone during select hours – check website for more information.
Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba (Manitoba)
Promotes sexual health education by providing information, resources and support. The Facts of Life program provides information and resources via email – visit their website for more information.
Rainbow Resource Centre (Manitoba)
A community organization providing services, education, outreach and advocacy to the LGBTQ community of Manitoba. The organization has many events and resources for youth as well as peer support on the telephone through the Rainbow Resource Line. Check out their website for more information.
It Gets Better Yellowknife (Yellowknife)
Provides e-mail, phone and face-to-face mentoring of queer youth and allies, as well as educational, fun events for queer youth and their allies in Yellowknife.