Coming Out as a LGBT Teen by Gina Shaw (
Article discussing coming out as a teen

Coming Out: A Parents Guide to Supporting Your Gay Teen by John Sovec (Huffington Post)
Article on how to support and empower teens when they come out

Coming Out: Information for Parents of LGBT Teens (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Four stages of coming out

Gay Teen Comes Out (Huffington Post)
Compilation of real-life stories of teens coming out

Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Teens: Facts for Teens and Their Parents (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Evidence-based information from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Gender Identity (
Definitions and FAQs from

It Gets Better Project by Terry Miller and Dan Savage
Outreach project founded by Dan Savage and Terry Miller for LGBT+ youth facing bullying 

Teen Coming Out Stories (Huffington Post)
Listing of real-life teen coming out stories in honour of Pride Month


"Parents’ Influence on the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens: What Parents and Families Should Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)"
Family-based sexuality resource from the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American advocacy organization uniting the LGBT+ community with allies

Coming Out (
Community-based platform for sharing coming out stories

In The Closet and Coming Out (Barnes and Noble)
Barnes and Noble listing of LGBT+ teen fiction

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Evidence-based information from the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

LGBT Youth Resources (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Resources from the CDC for youth, friends, educators and family members

Trans Lifeline (
Non-profit Canadian and American hotline supporting transgender people by transgender people

Gender Non-Conforming & Transgender Children (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Article discussing gender identity and family support

Gender Spectrum (
Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens