On this page are some links
to subjects which have been identified in meetings with teens as health
concerns. Through these links, the Teen Health Project hopes to provide
some basic information about these concerns, and to suggest where to go
to find more information.
The Gay, Lesbian, Straight
Education Network (GLSEN) is a national organization that brings together
gay and straight teachers, parents, students, and concerned citizens to
work together to end homophobia in our schools.
Youth Resource is a project
of Advocates for Youth.
Area Sexual Minority Youth Network
JASMYN is a youth services
and advocacy organization that focuses specifically on youth who are gay,
lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or uncertain about their
sexual orientation (or youth who become labeled as such because of their
behavior or situations). JASMYN is open to all youth regardless of sexual
Minority Youth Assistance League
SMYAL is a youth service
agency serving the Washington, DC metro area, including Maryland and Northern
Virginia. SMYAL supports and enhances the self esteem of sexual minority
youth-any youth (13-21) who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or
who may be questioning their sexuality-and to increase public awareness
and understanding of
Outright's mission is to
create safe, positive, and affirming environments for young gay, lesbian,
bisexual, transgender, and questioning people, ages 22 and under.
The Al-Fatiha Foundation
An international organization
for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Muslims, including those questioning
their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, as well as their friends,
partners, and allies.
Territories of Polynesian Islanders Alliance
UTOPIA provides support
to the Polynesian gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.