Supporting LGBTQ Youth

How to support young people in your care

Parenting, teaching, and interacting with youth can be a difficult task. We, at SMYAL seek to support parents and teachers as you expand learning beyond the norm. The following resources can be of assistance while you seek to identify new and creative ways to engage and explore gender and identity discussions with your youth.

SMYAL Resources

SMYAL Trainings

SMYAL After School Programming

LGBT-Inclusive Curriculum (GLSEN)

Lesson Plans on Bullying, Bias, and Diversity (GLSEN)

Supporting and Caring for Our Gender-Expansive Youth (Gender Spectrum)

Supporting and Caring for Our Gender-Expansive Youth (Human Rights Campaign)

Five Ways Parents Can Support Gender-Expansive Children (Human Rights Campaign)

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Advisor Handbook