LGBTQ Resource List

Immediate Support

*Starred resources are not LGBTQ-specific and may or may not be qualified in LGBTQ issues

TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678“Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk”
National Suicide Prevention Line*: 1-800-273-8255 En Español: 888-628-9454 Deaf & HOH: 800-799-4889
Trans Lifeline (all ages): 877-565-8860
Crisis Text Line*: Text HOME to 741741
Fenway LGBT Helpline (for adults 25+) 617-267-9001, Toll-Free 888-340-4528
Fenway Peer Listening line (25 and under) 617-267-2535, Toll-Free 800-399-PEER
LGBT National Youth Hotline: 800-246-PRIDE(7743)LGBT National Hotline (adults): 888-843-4564LGBT National Senior Hotline: 888-234-7243 Online peer support chat:
National Runaway Safeline*: 1-800-RUNAWAY(786-2929)
Partner abuse hotline for gender & sexual minorities: 617-742-4911 or 800-832-1901 (Toll-Free) from The Network La Red
Legal help from GLAD Answers 800-455-GLAD (available 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri)
More complete list of national hotlines:

Resource Directories

Statewide Resources

Online or National Resources

Family Resources

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Curricula

Anti-Bullying Resources

Trans Youth & Children

Learning Resources

Advocacy Organizations

  • MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression:
  • InterACT Advocates for Intersex Youth:

Dating & Sexual Violence

Book Lists


Member Organizations & Networks

Training and Professional Development

Mentorship Programs

Resources by Region

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Greater Boston

  • LGBTQ+ youth mentoring program through Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters. Contact


Southeastern MA

Western MA