Pride

Say It Loud, Say It Proudboy cooking

 

Websites

Gay YA
GayYA.org is a forum, blog, and fansite dedicated to everything gay in YA!
http://www.gayya.org/

Rookie Mag
Krista interviews the first girl she ever kissed.
http://rookiemag.com/2012/01/first-girl-kiss/

Pride Works For LGBTQ Youth
Every year, some 600 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, their educators, parents and allies flock to Westchester for the annual PrideWorks Conference that promotes positive messages and experiences for lower Hudson Valley LGBT youth. http://www.prideworksforyouth.org/resources.html

It Gets Better Project
A good website with video clips from celebrities, actors, musicians, adults, teens and the LGBT community spreading a positive message of support to LGBT youth. http://www.itgetsbetter.org/

LGBTQ Nation
The nation’s LGBTQ news magazine.
http://www.lgbtqnation.com/

The Center
"The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential."
http://www.gaycenter.org/

LeGal
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Association of Greater New York educates the public on the issues facing LGBT people and works with LGBT organizations, community groups, and other groups and individuals to gain equal rights for all people.
http://www.le-gal.org/site/

The Audre Lorde Project (ALP) 
A community organizing center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming (LGBTSTGNC) people of color communities.
http://alp.org/

The TREVOR Project
Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, and questioning youth.
 

Books

Evil?
by Timothy Carter
YA FIC CARTER
This science fiction, fantasy adventure, complete with demons and fallen angels, gives a unique and amusing twist on coming out gay in a small, religious town.
 
Kevin Keller: Welcome to Riverdale
by Dan Parent
YA FIC PARENT
Kevin Keller, Archie's first gay character, moves to Riverdale!
 

On the Count of Three
by Maureen Johnson
YA FIC JOHNSON
Nina comes home from a summer away to find her two best friends have become a couple.

My Awful Popularity Plan
by Seth Rudetsky
YA FIC RUDETSKY
Justin wants to be popular and to land the attention of Chuck, the handsome school quarterback.

Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens
by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke
306.76 B
A guide to coming out, navigating "queerphobia," safe sex and more, with quizzes and personal anecdotes.
 
GLBTQ : The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning teens 
by Kelly Huegel
306.766 H
This indispensable resource for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens includes information on safe schools, gay marriage, workplace equality, and transgender expression, and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, in addition to the usual topics of coming out, prejudice, getting support, staying safe and making healthy choices!