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PFLAG Chapters:

PFLAG has more than 500 chapters that are located in all 50 states. Get the personalized support that you need from people who understand what you're experiencing. By clicking on a state name below, you can find a list with contact information for the chapters in that state.


In 2002, the PFLAG Transgender Network (TNET) became PFLAG's first "Special Affiliate," recognized with the same privileges and responsibilities as PFLAG chapters. Whereas chapters have a geographical focus, TNET is focused specifically on promoting the health and well-being of transgender persons, their families and friends, and provides resources to PFLAG chapters and to the National Office.

TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation

Dedicated to funding research and education about transgender issues to build a brighter future for all TransKids. Our children aren't pink or blue - but rather - various shades of purple.


A national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parents. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.

Families In TRANSition

A Resource Guide for Parents of Trans Youth is the first comprehensive Canadian publication to address the needs of parents and families supporting their trans children.

Kids of Trans Resource Guide:

Trans Care Youth

Clinical Guidelines For Treating Trans Youth (Guidelines from British Columbia)

Clinical Management of GID in Adolescents

Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit:

This 79-page manual from Advocates for Youth can be downloaded free.It includes excellent sections specifically on supporting youth of color and trans youth and 12 lesson plans for any youth program or 8-12 classroom

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Issues:

a fact sheet from the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States:

Respecting the Rights of GLBTQ Youth, A Responsibility of Youth-Serving Professionals:

From Advocates for Youth's journal Transitions (Vol. 14 June 2002)

Talk About Sex

provides young people with basic information about a range of sexuality topics as well as referrals to reputable websites for more information. Includes "chapters" entitled: What is Sexuality; Sexual Rights; Basic Biology; Staying Healthy; Gender Identity; Sexual Orientation; Relationships; Communication Skills; Choosing What to Do; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Response; Sexual Abuse; Birth Control; STD's/HIV; and Find Out More.

If You Are Concerned About Your Child's Gender Behaviors: A Parent guide

The parent guide is a resource for parents who want information and advice on a child with gender-variant behaviors.

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