It is important to have a support system when starting to discover and understand your own sexuality. I have compiled a list of online resources and support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered young people to help you along the way.
To be an international resource for lesbians, however we define ourselves. Lesbian.com will be an alternative, fun, relevant Internet resource that will reach out to ones both on and off line.
Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
Our primary mandate is to collect and maintain information related to gay and lesbian life in Canada — though we have lots from elsewhere as well. We gather material on people, organizations, issues and events. We arrange that material, record it, store it — and secure it for the future.
Promoting lesbian visibility on the internet
Lesbian sexual assault – Rape Crisis Information
Many lesbians and members of the LGBTQ community have been sexually assaulted. Here is a place to seek support.
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
Over a dozen topics and tons of articles on everything from coming out to dating to marriage.
Gay Men’s Counselling
Canada’s Gay Guide
Know more about local and national community resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgendered (LGBT) people in Canada.
The American Institute Of Bisexuality
The American Institute of Bisexuality encourages, supports and assists research and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to make a material difference and enhance public knowledge, awareness and understanding about bisexuality.
Toronto Bisexual Network
The Toronto Bisexual Network’s mandate is to provide a community where bisexuals and people questioning their sexuality can share diverse perspectives on bisexual issues and experiences.
Transgender Canada Forums
Ask all of your questions (anonymously) here. From a simple introduction to hormone replacement and sexual reassignment surgery.
A detailed list of support groups across Canada.
Transgender Health Program
A variety of organizations offer transgender health programs or transgender health services. Some are stand-alone clinics, while others are part of LGBT or HIV/AIDS organizations; some offer medical services, while others focus on peer-based counseling, advocacy, and education.
Express – Newcomer & Immigrant Queer Youth Project
Express is a safe and supportive space where newcomers to Canada and/or immigrant queer youth find a place gather, share ideas, questions, and have fun!
Queer thinking forum
A safe, friendly and lively space with active members from over 50 countries. Get help, give advice, debate and enjoy. Specifically not a dating site.
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line is a service provided for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth in Ontario.
OutProud, The National (U.S) Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth, serves the needs of these young men and women by providing advocacy, information, resources and support. Our goal is to help queer youth become happy, successful, confident and vital gay, lesbian and bisexual adults.