June is Pride Month
Say It Loud, Say It Proud
It's GLBTQ Pride Month!
GayYA.org is a forum, blog, and fansite dedicated to everything gay in YA!
Krista interviews the first girl she ever kissed.
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/
A cyber village with worldwide forums to get support, chat and give advice.
The nation’s LGBTQ news magazine.
"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."
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.
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.
Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, and questioning youth.
by Timothy Carter
YA FIC CARTER
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.
by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke
A guide to coming out, navigating "queerphobia," safe sex and more, with quizzes and personal anecdotes.
by Kelly Huegel
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!
New York Public Library: Anti-Prom 2013
This prom "provides an alternative, safe space for all teens who may not feel welcome at official school programs or dances because of their sexual orientation, the way they dress, or any other reason." At Astor Hall, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Friday, June 14, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Gay Pride Events: NYC Pride
Cloisters Garden Tour
Enjoy free guided tours of the Cloisters museum gardens.
Celebrate on Saturday, June 8.